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Support for Dundee’s City of Culture Bid

April 12th, 2016

A few nice Government images I found:

Support for Dundee’s City of Culture Bid
Government
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Dundee city can showcase Scottish and UK Culture in 2017. For any photograph queries (inc copyright) please contact : Alan Richardson Tel 07831413094.

Owen Paterson
Government
Image by Jamie J Gray
Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs.

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Azymuth, Support: Sarah Weller Band

January 19th, 2015

Azymuth, Help: Sarah Weller Band
Occasion on 2015-03-02 00:00:00

“Samba jazz legends” MOJO
"Innovators in dance/world music" Billboard “Wonderfully timeless dance-floor material” Jazzthing
“Arguably many successful musical organization from Brazil” Songlines
“The foremost trio in Brazilian music, the kings of Samba Jazz with their classic hit „Jazz Carnival? they are the heralding angels of Home.” Mochilla

AZYMUTH

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ALEX MALHEIROS – BASS
IVAN „MAMAO? CONTI – DRUMS
FERNANDO MORAES – KEYBOARDS

After the success of the „Light As A Feather? reissue CD trip in 2013, Azymuth are ready to make contact with the live scene and you will be touring in.
Despite losing José Roberto Bertrami in 2012 the band hasn’t stopped distributing their music all around the globe. Quoting Ivan Conti, “Azymuth ended up being our north and our unity” and therefore, their mission is always to keep his work alive and spend homage to „Jose?, their friend and Maestro.
The unmissable Autumn-Winter Tour 2014 is going to commemorate the future ruby anniversary associated with band. This milestone date coincides aided by the 2nd ten years into the music industry for Far Out Recordings, that the trio has played such an essential part.

Combining funk, heart and jazz with samba, Azymuth will be the renowned Brazilian three-piece orchestra have been responsible for producing a fresh sound and genre of their own – ‘Samba Doido (Crazy Samba)’. José Roberto Bertrami, Ivan Conti and Alex Malheiros composed the trio initially – legendary performers who together have released over 20 records in four years and who, since reforming in 1995, have delighted their fan base making use of their outstanding records for Far Out.
Their music has an international fan base. In England, Azymuth had been 1st Brazilian team to feature first within the maps and their 40-year career has produced more than 300 productions, worldwide. Playboy Jazz Festival, Berkeley, Bay Concert the ocean, Monterey, Ca, Washington Park, Circus Teather, Pallais London, Quartier Latin, Brazilian Fest Berlin, Athennas, Tijuana Jazz, Free Jazz Rio and S. Paulo, Brahma Extra; a number of the world’s most significant festivals have experienced Azymuth graced their phases. Having toured the world over four years in support of their vast catalogue the musical organization has recently played dazzling shows and consistently sold-out well-known clubs & events in the UK (Ronnie Scott?s / Jazz Café / Southport Soul Weekender); Japan (Blue Note Tokyo / Cotton Club); United States Of America (Echoplex, LA / Monterrey Festival); European countries (Montreux / North water Jazz Festivals).
The tour will feature pianist virtuoso Fernando Moraes, a very long time fan and student of José Roberto Bertrami and can feature the same keyboard set up.Supporting Artist/Band

help: Sarah Weller Band

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Hour of Code: Demystifying Web Development (to get Digital Literacy)

November 23rd, 2014

Hour of Code: Demystifying Web developing (in Support of Digital Literacy)
Event on 2014-12-09 12:00:00

In commemoration of Computer Science Education Week, BRINK Creative Digital in Washington, DC will host a single hour introductory program to coding lead by Partner Joshua Belhumeur. Made to demystify web development, participants who just take the program will discover the lingo and develop fundamental abilities to raised talk to and/or hire developers. All proceeds from the course goes to guide Byte right back, some type of computer literacy and employment readiness center.

The “Hour of Code” initiative began this past year as a grassroots movement by Code.org and contains already introduced 15 million pupils towards the great things about pursuing a pc science profession. 9 out of 10 schools in America would not have computer technology classes or the way to introduce pupils to coding. “Hour of Code” takes much needed action in addressing the electronic divide and planning students the brand new economy.

For 60 minutes across the world, volunteers, teachers and a variety of hosts run directed workshops created by developers to get ready the pupils for the ever growing opportunities within computer science. It’s estimated that 0 billion bucks in income will soon be included with the United states economy over the next 10 years thanks to coding. This 1 hour tutorial shows students that anyone can discover the fundamentals and encourages them to pursue further education.

We at BRINK, want to keep consitently the momentum of the “Hour of Code” going by providing teenagers utilizing the tools required to continue learning. Together with Byte right back, we will host our personal workshop tailored for communications experts, challenging profits going to purchase computer systems and cover enrollment fees for low income residents in District of Columbia. With 30 spots readily available for the class, BRINK would nevertheless want to do more. For organizations, professionals and supporters with this noble cause, “In solidarity” are now being offered at different increments.

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Chris Dave and Drumhedz , Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

September 2nd, 2014

Chris Dave therefore the Drumhedz , Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars
Event on 2014-11-05 00:00:00
One of the world's many exciting modern drummers appears exclusively at Ronnie Scott's for 1 evening just.

 LINEUP TBC BUT LIKELY: Chris Dave (drums), Isaiah Sharkey (electric guitar), Kebbi Williams (saxophone/flute), Nick McNack (bass)

“Chris Dave is just about the most dangerous drummer alive. He Could Be completely reinventing precisely what you certainly can do with drums.” – ?uestlove

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Chris Dave ‘s been around the entire world and back playing for and recording with a few of music’s many established and iconic musicians including: Adele, Maxwell, D’Angelo, Beyoncé , Kenny Garrett, Terrence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Metheny, Donald Brown, MF Doom, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Me’shell N’Degeocello, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, Sonny Rollins, the Robert Glasper Trio/Experiment, Pharoahe Monche, TLC, Toni Braxton, Kevin Mahogany, Kim Burrell, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, typical, Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, A Tribe Called Quest, Mint Condition (Janet Jackson World Tour), Michelle Williams, Dianne Reeves, Sa Ra, Geri Allen, Yolanda Adams, Soulful Symphony, Reginald Veal and much more.

 

Born in Houston, Texas, drummer Chris Dave, also known as Chris “Daddy” Dave, started his music job into the late 1980s. Chris Dave the most revered plus in demand artists of his generation. His eccentric approach to the drum set and his ability to conform to any musical setting, whether jazz, hip-hop or R&B, has put him in a category of his own.

 

Chris Dave got their start, like many performers, playing in church. Although gospel music had been an important facilitator of Chris Dave’s very early design development, he credits jazz music as their strongest influence. As a teenager, he had been confronted with jazz legends like Miles and Coltrane when listening to music with his daddy. Chris Dave blossomed regarding the drums, in the course of time graduating from Houston’s prestigious senior school the Performing and artistic Arts.

 

He studied at Howard University in Washington D.C. in which he came across acclaimed manufacturers and previous Prince associates Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Through this relationship, Chris Dave began dealing with R&B band Mint Condition as well as the rest reported by users, is history.

 

Since the 1990s found a finish plus the 2000s began, Chris Dave’s assent as one of the greatest drummers in the world begun to simply take shape. Their available interpretations of rhythm and their ability to conform to each musical establishing in a different way led to many new possibilities and platforms for Chris Dave showing his evolution towards globe.  Present jobs include their contribution while the featured drummer on Adele’s Grammy nominated record album 21 and Maxwell’s Grammy winning record BLACKsummers’night.

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ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

September 2nd, 2014

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars
Occasion on 2014-09-29 00:00:00
Ann Hampton Callaway (vocals / piano ) Tim Horner (drums), Ted Rosenthal (piano), Martin Wind (bass)

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY is amongst the best singer/songwriters of our generation. The statuesque performer dazzles music enthusiasts as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, and educator. The woman talents are making her similarly in the home in jazz and pop in addition to on stage, inside recording studio, on television plus in film. She is most widely known for starring within the hit Broadway musical "SWING!" as well as for writing and singing the theme towards internationally successful TV show," THE NANNY". Ann is a passionate keeper-of-the-flame of great US songbook. She brings fresh and original interpretations to these timeless classics and works to uphold the canon by composing songs with Cole Porter, Carole King, Barbara Carroll as well as others. The woman spontaneity, cleverness, and soulful charisma have actually won the lady a diverse fan-base including notables as Barbra Streisand, Clive Davis, Carly Simon and Wynton Marsalis.

zLB29rAwFpQThe Nyc instances writes, "For sheer vocal beauty, no contemporary singer matches Ms. Callaway." Ann features the woman voice and love of music to the woman mom, Shirley, who throughout the woman childhood sang and played torch songs, Gershwin and German lieder at piano. Of the uniquely musical home she claims, "we didn't know it at that time, but we had been type of the Von Trapp category of Chicago." After a music teacher discovered her unusually mature soprano voice, Ann had been motivated to study classically, honing the pitch-perfect control and expressive three octave range she actually is known for. While her voice teachers proposed she may have a profession in opera, Ann sooner or later knew that she’d be happier singing the music she most liked. Encouraged by Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Joni Mitchell and Stevie ponder, she was fascinated by the task of drawing these threads together into her very own original singing style.

After "serving two years" in college as an acting significant, she stuffed her bags and relocated to ny in which she immediately got work performing six hours per night at a piano club. Her start in New York caused a stir as she made an evergrowing title for herself in watering holes and small cabarets throughout the city. She fundamentally became called "the singer whom stills the space." After receiving advice from renowned pianist and mentor George Shearing, she began stepping far from the piano and started doing with of the finest performers in jazz, refining the woman ability to scat, move and inhabit a song. Today she travels along with her musical manager, Ted Rosenthal, whom accompanies her in nightclubs and concert halls worldwide. The woman piano playing continues to be section of the woman performances as she concludes most concerts with her signature improvisation, playing and singing a hilarious and well-crafted song according to words and phrases called right out of the market.

Ann is becoming a well liked within the jazz and pops concert circuit, appearing as special visitor musician with Wynton Marsalis together with Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra along with Keith Lockhart together with Boston Pops at Symphony Hall and Tanglewood. She’s got sung with over twenty five of the nation's top orchestras and big bands. Her shows inside Carnegie Hall tributes to Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Harold Arlen were unforgettable and show-stopping. She performed for President Clinton in Washington D.C. and was the invited guest performer for President Gorbachev's Youth Peace Summit in Moscow. Recently, she came back to Moscow for a sold-out engagement with Russian jazz celebrity Igor Butman at Le Club. Ann performed with her cousin; Broadway celebrity Liz Callaway, in their leading show, "SIBLING REVELRY" at London's Donmar Warehouse and their present show "RELATIVE HARMONY" has received rave notices. She performed because of the BBC Big Band at Edinburgh Festival in Scotland during the Queen's Hall the Jubilee Celebration and had a highly successful concert tour throughout Australia and brand new Zealand. Ann has done two times in Berlin's famed Philharmonie Hall by special invite. She does take time out of her schedule to teach master classes during the woman travels, calling a new generation of aspiring singers.

Ann's CD, SLOWLY, (Shanachie Entertainment), garnered high critical acclaim and it is her many emotionally revealing and pop inspired record to date. Ann has recorded two popular vacation CD's- HOLIDAY POPS! with Peter Nero and Philly Pops and her solamente CD, THIS CHRISTMAS (Angel/After 9). Her recording SIGNATURE (After 9) features the signature tracks for the great jazz legends regarding the twentieth century, performed with pianist Kenny Barron and visitor artist Wynton Marsalis. Other CD recordings include SIMPLE LIVING (After 9), TO ELLA WITH LOVE (After 9), UPON OURS (Denon), BRING BACK ROMANCE (DRG), ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY (DRG) as well as the leading real time recording, SIBLING REVELRY (DRG). She’s got been a guest artist on over forty CDs.

Ann fondly recalls the initial track she made up at the chronilogical age of three. But it wasn't until she first heard Carole King's "TAPESTRY" that she made a decision to devote herself to songwriting. Since then she’s composed over 250 tracks for television, Broadway, off-Broadway and lots of of today's leading interpreters of tracks. The woman music and lyrics have already been done and recorded by Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Patti Lupone, Michael Feinstein, Blossom Dearie, Peter Nero, Karrin Allyson, Donna McKechnie, Harvey Fierstein, Lillias White, Barbara Carroll, Amanda McBroom, Liz Callaway and Carole King herself. Among Ann's songwriting features had been writing "Tonight You're All Mine" with Ms. King within the studio the same day it absolutely was recorded the CD SLOW. Carole had been therefore good that she even produced the track and sang back up vocals.

Another milestone was composing "At equivalent Time" for Barbra Streisand and having Ms. Streisand record the comfort anthem a decade to your date she published it. That recording, HIGHER GROUND, debuted nationally at no. 1, giving Ann her to begin three platinum records. Ms. Streisand asked Ann to publish words to a Rolf Lovland melody, which she entitled "I've wanted You". Ms. Streisand received the song three hours before she was getting married and sang the track to James Brolin at their wedding. She later on recorded it for her CD, A LOVE LIKE OURS, released as just one and chosen it the IMPORTANT BARBRA STREISAND. She performed both these tracks on her real time double CD, TIMELESS, which is why Ann also penned patter by Barbra's demand. Ms. Streisand later chose Ann's song "A Christmas Lullaby" on her vacation CD, CHRISTMAS TIME MEMORIES.

The Cole Porter Estate officially recognizes Ann Hampton Callaway due to the fact only composer to own collaborated with Cole Porter, having set her music to his posthumously discovered lyric, "we GAZE INSIDE EYES". It had been first recorded by Ann for Ben Bagley's Cole Porter Revisited show. Later, the track was recorded by Elaine Paige and was showcased inside West End hit musical revue "A SWELL PARTY". Ann ended up being among the creators associated with the Broadway musical "SWING!" composing the delightful "Two and Four" also several additional words to the standards within the Tony and Grammy nominated score. Besides the theme the NANNY, she’s written the TV themes for DAY'S END, CABARET BEAT, together with JIM J AND TAMMY FAY SHOW. Ann composed incidental music the David Weiner play, "BALTIMORE STAR" and the woman song "Manhattan In December" was within the 2005 off-Broadway musical revue "A BROADWAY DIVA CHRISTMAS".

Ms. Callaway's performances have now been seen on numerous television shows such as the Today Show, CNN's Larry King Live, The Charlie Rose Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, and ABC Information. She starred in "Midnight Swing" the PBS tv unique "LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER" and ended up being featured an additional PBS special with Keith Lockhart together with Boston Pops. Final summer she performed two songs for the NBC Special "MACY'S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR" and contains made two appearances on NBC's "MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE". The woman vocals was heard in numerous TV jingles and voiceovers including spots for Coca Cola, Ethan Allen and State Farm. Ann in addition has done considerable broadcasting for Sirius Satellite Radio as a performer, DJ and interviewer. She is in discussion about hosting a TV talk/variety show for singers and singer-songwriters. Ann's dream of employed in movie is being recognized in many present tasks. She can be seen making the woman feature movie debut reverse Angelina Jolie and Matt Damon in Robert DeNiro film "THE GOOD SHEPHERD", performing the typical "Come Rain or Come Shine". She recorded "Isn't It Romantic?" and "The Nearness of You" in Wayne Wong's "LAST HOLIDAY", starring Queen Latifah. Both films had been released internationally in 2006. In 2004, Ann ended up being showcased inside role of Mrs. White into the award winning movie "VOLARE" for Jim Henson Productions, directed by Tamela D'Amico.

Ms. Callaway's honors include getting a Tony Award nomination for "BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL" on her behalf work with "SWING!", and winning the THEATRE WORLD AWARD for "OUTSTANDING BROADWAY DEBUT". She’s garnered an unsurpassed fourteen prizes through the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, two Backstage Bistro Awards, The 2005 Nightlife Award, The Johnny Mercer Songwriter Award together with Norman Vincent Peale Award For Positive Thinking. Ann devotes much of the woman time and energy to philanthropic reasons, both as a singer performing in several advantages, so that as a songwriter composing tracks in times during the need. In September 2005, Ann performed her original structure "Let the Saints Come Marching", written to honor Hurricane Katrina victims, on a national television broadcast in the Fox Information Channel. The woman song "who are able to understand Blue similar Again?" premiered early in the day in 2005 as a single, paying tribute to your tsunami survivors and raising essential cash the Tsunami Fund associated with PRASAD Project. In aftermath of September 11th, Ann composed the stirring anthem, "I Believe in America", which she performed on Larry King Live and released as a CD single. Just times following the tragedy, Ann heard an 8,000 year old prayer through the Rig Veda and composed the entire world renowned "Let Us Be United". Ann recorded the track with Kenny Werner, The Siddha Yoga International Choir and five-year-old Sonali Beaven, who sang honoring the woman father whom destroyed their life on Flight 93. It had been released on CD and DVD and its profits consistently benefit Save the kids together with PRASAD Project.

Ann's late dad ended up being John Callaway, Chicago's famous TV and radio journalist, and an acclaimed writer, moderator and presenter. The woman mom, Shirley Callaway, a superb singer, pianist and another of the latest York's many in-demand vocal coaches, ended up being recently showcased at ny's Town Hall, singing with Ann and her sis, Liz. Ann resides in Nyc. She lives by the creed most useful expressed inside Andre Gide quote: "Art is the collaboration between Jesus and the artist and the less the musician does, the greater."

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Headhunters feat. Bill Summers, Mike Clark, Donald Harrison & Reggie Washington, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

March 4th, 2014

Headhunters feat. Bill Summers, Mike Clark, Donald Harrison & Reggie Washington, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars
Event on 2014-04-04 00:00:00

Bill Summers – Percussion, Mike Clark – Drums, Donald Harrison – Sax, Reggie Washington – Bass, Keyboards: TBC

From the instant funk classic “Chameleon” to the rare-groove sound of “God Make Me Funky,” the Headhunters have redefined modern funk, world music, and jazz as one of the most innovative groups in history. Following the release of the groundbreaking Head Hunters (1973) the first album to garner gold status in jazz history, the band toured and recorded for several years with legendary pianist Herbie Hancock, releasing the masterpieces Thrust (1974), Flood (1975), and Manchild (1975).  In 1976 the Headhunters ventured out on their own recording the classic Survival Of The Fittest (1976), followed by Straight to the Gate (1978), and Return of the Headhunters (1998).  In 2003, the Headhunters maintain the same vitality and creativity on their newest Basin Street Records release Evolution Revolution.  The album showcases the incredible musical synergy which brought them world fame in the 70s.

A highly accomplished musician, percussionist, and ethnomusicologist, Bill Summers has performed and recorded with Joe Zawinul, Dianne Reeves, Anita Baker, Stevie Wonder, and George Benson, in addition to his various solo projects.  He maintains a deep commitment to world music through his personal study with ethnic masters, as demonstrated through his deft ability on a variety of instruments. Summers’ awareness of African heritage is evident in his work with Quincy Jones on the musical score for Roots and the soundtrack for The Color Purple.  He formed the fantastic Latin/jazz hybrid Los Hombres Calientes in 1998, co-founded with trumpet prodigy Irvin Mayfield in New Orleans.  Los Hombres have recorded three albums, toured the world, and have been nominated for a Grammy.

Mike Clark, a seasoned and versatile musician, began playing in Oakland, CA where he was instrumental in creating the “East Bay Funk” sound.  His groundbreaking work on the Headhunters Thrust album drew attention to his singular style, elevating him to international cult status.  Clark has performed and recorded with a diverse range of artists including Wayne Shorter, Charlie Hunter, Chet Baker, Gil Evans, Joe Henderson, Tony Bennett, and Mose Allison.  In 2000, Clark formed his own super-group Prescription  Renewal, releasing the highly acclaimed Actual Proof.  He launched a successful tour in 2002 selling out venues in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and New Orleans. The touring lineup included young lions such as Charlie Hunter, Karl Denson, and DJ Logic.

A talented post-bop alto saxophonist with a definitive style, Donald Harrison, Jr. came to fame with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers from 1982-1984 after attending the Berklee College of Music. Harrison landed a deal with Impulse recording his critically acclaimed Nouveau Swing in 1997 and Free to Be in 1998, fusing modern jazz with elements of funk and reggae.  His most recent release, Spirits of Congo Square, furthers his exploration and innovation of his father’s Mardi Gras Indian legacy.

The Headhunters newest Basin Street Records release Evolution Revolution, available Spring 2003, will smash all known musical conventions and change the way music is heard and played again.

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THE SONICS plus guest support tba.

February 5th, 2014

THE SONICS plus guest support tba.
Event on 2014-05-07 19:30:00

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Since the beginning of garage rock, the northwest sound, grunge, or whatever anyone calls it, The Sonics set the precedence and the pace, and the sound that gave to every musician and band that followed the inalienable right to take rock to the edge of the universe, to explore the possibilities, to get out of the rut, experiment, and to scream your guts out, that you have arrived, and to continue that thought.

The Sonics have remained the most recognized sounds ever listened to by aspiring musicians and multitudes of fans around the world.

The band in its early stages, began in Larry and Andy Parypas living room with a couple of Sears bought guitars and an early unidentifiable bass. Their mom played some guitar and would encourage the boys to get it together. She loved rock, and was an early inspiration.

But it was in early 1963 where the band came together, with skin basher Bob Bennett on drums making them sound like cannons with each beat, and later on, the addition of gut wrenching screamer songwriter piano player singer Jerry Roslie and fellow musician friend, sax player Rob Lind, forming the original Sonics.

The Sonics songs and precedent music creations began in 1964, with a visit from Etiquette Records co-owner Buck Ormsby, following a friend of the band plea that he check out the group. The meeting took place at a rehearsal in Bob Bennetts garage. Not too impressed with the performance of cover songs, asked if they had any originals. A killer riff was played, but the lyrics didnt work. Two visits later and a change in lyrics, the song The Witch was born. The Sonics first 45 single was released on Etiquette Records in 1964.

Because of the power unleashed by the Sonics recording and unprecedented sound for the times, many stations were hesitant to play the record. Etiquette had an in with several A stations and also what were called B stations. The B stations were a bit easier and open to new sounds and especially local and regional groups recordings. They began the assault on the publics brain with the first plays of The Witch which took off like a bullet sending it screaming up their charts. This became the launch that helped force the A stations to give it a shot. Overnight, after six months of promoting the Sonics first single, they became the band to see, the new sensations, the bad boys of rock.

The new enlightenment, and the bands acceptance by music fans and DJs, demanded the bands first LP. Here Are the Sonics was recorded in Seattle, Washington late 1964 and released early 1965 to raves. This established the Sonics as one of the most progressive and popular rock bands in the Northwest. Originally released as a replacement for the original B side of The Witch the Sonics original Psycho became another brutal musical attack on the establishment and had to be played on all radio, again reinforcing the fact the Sonics were not going away. The bad boys of rock were raising hell with their new found glory, while hordes of fans would pack ballrooms and dancehalls waiting to see their new heroes. Etiquette Records planned for the next album, commandeering a small grocery store front studio in Tacoma Washington to record various Etiquette artists including the Wailers Out Of Our Tree single and LP.

The classic The Sonics Boom LP recorded in late 1965 and released in 1966 was the final Sonics album recordings on the Etiquette label. Both albums feature the most daring and dynamic rock music ever put to 2 track tape. The Sonics Boom simple black and white album cover is one of the most recognizable work of LP art in the world.

The original photo was taken by Northwest premier photographer Jini Dellaccio and used in the jacket designed by Zane Baker. The Sonics 60s recordings have remained the most recognized sounds ever listened to by aspiring musicians and multitudes of fans around the world.

The Sonics left Etiquette Records in 1966 to join with Seattle label Jerden Records. Soon after recording their first LP with the label, the original band decided to retire from the scene. Going their separate ways they individually kept performing in various music endeavors but the flame was dampened.

Following their early retirement from being the SONICS they left a legacy and decades of fans who continued to spread the word and the music. Still revered, in late 2007 the Sonics regrouped and reignited on the scene in Brooklyn, New York headlining two sold out shows at the Warsaw.

The Sonics return has sparked international promoters, journalists, reviewers, festival organizers and hordes of dedicated and new fans to embrace the group who's music has thrilled and inspired so many for so many years.

They returned to Seattle to headline their sold out concert at Seattle's Paramount Theatre where they performed their last '60's concert in1973. The Sonics headlined the Ink & Iron Festival in Long Beach, CA June 6 '09.

The Sonics accepted an invitation to perform at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2009 in Austin, Texas in March,2009 at Emo's. SXSW is Attended by music industry, including over 1000 music groups and artists from all over the world performing nightly during the event.

Aclaimed as one of the most memorable concerts since SXSW began.

Original members of the Sonics included Bob Bennett, Drums; Larry Parypa, Guitar; Jerry Roslie, keys and lead vocals; Rob Lind, sax, harp and vocals; Andy Parypa, bass;

The Sonics today includes: Jerry Roslie keys, lead vocals, Rob Lind, sax, harp and vocals; Larry Parypa, guitar bkg vocals, Dusty Watson drums; Freddie Dennis bass and vocals .

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2014 Support Our Soldiers Motorcycle Event & Concert

October 29th, 2013

2014 Support Our Soldiers Motorcycle Event & Concert
Event on 2014-07-05 09:00:00
Support Our Soldiers, Inc. invites you to the 2014 SOS Motorcycle Event & Concert!! Support Our Soldiers, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is simple: To assist Veterans of the United States Armed Forces in any way possible, and to raise awareness of the POW/MIA issue. Please join us for a day (and evening) to benefit our soldiers and sailors here in New England!!! The event will take place on July 5, 2014 at the Fusion Bar & Night Club, 105 Washington Street (Rt. 1), Foxboro, MA. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The Event is set up so that you can participate in one event, two, or all day! You don’t have to ride to participate. Open to the General Public!!! Please see our website at: www.SupportOurSoldiersMA.com for all the details of the Event. The day's event includes, but is not limited to: ? Ride in Bike Show?? Scenic, Escorted Motorcycle Ride ?? Pig Roast by Dale's Pig Pickin'?? 50/50 Raffle?? Prize Raffles?? Vendors?? Acoustic "Dinner Music" by Eddie Lasco & Dan Lawyer? Evening Concert featuring The Peacheaters! ? AND MORE!!!! PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS, SAVE THE DATE, AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!!! If you are interested in being a Vendor at the Event, please contact us at: sosrun@aol.com and we’ll send you an application.Since the "More Info" buttons don't seem to be working (if they are let me know), I've included the More Info here for you too.THE BIKE SHOW: If you are entering the Bike Show, please be sure to read the Rules on our website. Purchase here indicates that you have read and agree to the terms. Please include which Class you are entering.Entrance in the Bike Show does NOT include the Ride, Pig Roast or Concert. You must purchase these separately. If you purchase a Ride ticket, the Pig Roast and Concert are included in that price. THE RIDE: If you're joining us for the scenic, escorted, Ride, entry includes the Pig Roast AND the Concert!!! Registration begins at 9 a.m. – KSU @ 2:00 p.m. SHARP. We’ll be traversing the back roads of the area, to show our support of our men and woman defending our Freedom!!! Join us for the camaraderie and brother/sisterhood that only riders know. When we return, the Ride will be followed by a Pig Roast by Dale’s Pig Pickin', while two of the best guitarists in the area, Eddie Lasco and Dan Lawyer, will be entertaining you with some acoustics while you put on the feed bag, partake in raffles, the 50/50 drawing, peruse the vendors wares and MORE!! Your entry in the Ride also gets you in to the evening concert featuring The Peacheaters!!! (21+ event – – see details). When you sign in the day of the Event with your tickets, you will be issued your appropriate colored wristband. One last little caveat for you folks that pre-register…when you arrive, you will be directed to the "Front of the Pack" area where you will be given priority placement during the Ride. The lineup will be as follows: Support Our Soldiers (SOS) Officers; SOS Members; Veteran's related MCs; All other MCs; Priority Preregistered Participants; General Population. If you are part of an MC and would like to offer your services as Road Guards, please contact Greg at: sosincpresident@aol.com. This will be an escorted Ride, but as we all know, the Police can't do it all. The donation is .00 per person for the Ride, including the Pig Roast and Concert. Click here to purchase your tickets online, or if you'd rather save the online fees, simply go to the Forms page, print out the registration form and snail mail it as instructed. THE CONCERT: If you don't ride or want to participate in any of the Biker activities, that's okay! You can join us for the evening Concert featuring The Peacheaters!!! This is a 21+ event, so please, don't give the door guys a hard time. You MUST be 21 to enter whether you've joined us on the Ride or not. Donation for the concert is .00 per person, unless you have joined us on the Ride, your admission is included, so no separate purchase is necessary. All details can be found on our website: www.SupportOurSoldiersMA.com The Bike Show – .00 The Ride – .00 The Concert – .00

at Fusion Bar and Night Club
105 Washington Street
Foxboro, United States

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Makthaverskan (S) + support: Modern Love

August 28th, 2013

Makthaverskan (S) + support: Modern Love
Event on 2013-09-12 21:00:00
Thursday 12. September, 2013 | Inngang: 130 ,-| Konsertstart: kl. 21:00
Makthaverskan (S) + support: Modern Love

Cafe Mono har den store gleden av å kunne presentere de nye svenske pop kometene “Makthaverskan”.  

I Göteborg är Makthaverskan för tillfället ett av världens bästa liveband.

– festivalrykten.se

En eller högst två gånger under varje decennium händer något stort i Popsverige. Förra gången det hände, på nollnolltalet, hette bandet Florian. Innan dess, på nittiotalet, hette de Broder Daniel. Nu heter de Makthaverskan.

Det har talats mycket om Makthaverskan den senaste tiden. De är från Göteborg och beskriver tristessen som sin främsta drivkraft (känns det bekant?). Alla som har sett dem live har antingen älskat eller hatat det (känns det bekant?). Bandet har en hängiven fanskara som de själva beskriver som en sekt (det kanske också känns bekant?).

Ja, Makthaverskan är unga. Makthaverskan är dock inte ett band som skildrar tonårsångest (och alltså inte är intressanta för folk över 20), utan ett band som lyckas skildra precis allting bättre än alla andra för att de är unga och fortfarande fattar vad allting handlar om. Vem skildrar vardagen (i synnerhet den Göteborgska) bättre än textraden “Oh every day is the same / I walk home in the rain”? Vem skildrar precis allting bättre än textraden ”I want it all to turn red / because I go out of my head / I want it all to turn blue / because you’re making me blue”?

Och ja, gemensamma beröringspunkter finns med Broder Daniel. Men där andra härmar stadiumindien från senare år, står Makthaverskan på egna ben och påminner om varför indie faktiskt är bra. De har snarare förhållningssättet än soundet gemensamt med Broder Daniel. De har undergångsstämningen från åttiotalets postpunk kombinerat med den älskvärda taffligheten hos åttiotalets brittiska indie. De har årets finaste kärlekslåt i ”Inside of me”.

Och de har Maja Milner Mathes röst. Inse hur mycket styrka, längtan och värme som finns i den! Tiotalet har börjat.

Text av 

Rasmus Krage Hansén (Luxury)

https://www.facebook.com/makthaverskanofficial

http://makthaverskan.bandcamp.com/

http://open.spotify.com/artist/57MIstrTi3Sw9J9yJybN0E

Modern Love

Da Washington DC-bandet Give spilte på Blitz i fjor høst så konstaterte de fra scenen at noe hadde skjedd i Oslo sin undergrunn. De norske supportbandene hørtes ikke like tradisjonelle ut som tidligere. Der hadde skjedd en modernisering i lydbilde og tilnærming. Det ene supportbandet het passende nok Modern Love og hadde akkurat spilt inn et par låter til en splitt syvtommer på Stonehenge Records.

På slutten av 50-tallet fikk tilhengerne av moderne jazz i London tilnavnet “mods”, de ønsket å stake ut en ny kurs som et alternativ til den trauste, konservative og tradisjonelle jazzen. Det er en stund siden sist det gav mening å plassere et punkband fra Oslo inn i en slik ligning, men den tid har altså kommet. Modern Love virker mest opptatt av å forlate alle konvensjoner der de skifter mellom norske og engelske tekster, har et sjangeroverskridene musikalsk uttrykk og holder fokus på her og nå situasjonen: konsertopplevelsen. Dermed overlater de gjenfortellingen, gjenforeningen og gjentakelsen til andre band.

Guy Debord sa på et tidspunkt at unge mennesker overalt blir gitt muligheten til å velge mellom kjærlighet og en avfallskvern. Overalt velger de avfallskvernen. Det er på tide å begynne å velge kjærlighet: Modern Love.

(Tekst av Fredrik Bakkemo)

at Cafe Mono
Plø ens gate 4
Oslo, Norway

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The Kenny Garrett Quintet, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars

July 7th, 2013

The Kenny Garrett Quintet, Support: The Ronnie Scotts All Stars
Event on 2013-10-10 00:00:00
Kenny Garrett (Alto and Soprano Saxophones), Corcoran Holt (Acoustic Bass), McClenty Hunter (Drums), Vernell Brown (Acoustic Piano), Rudy Bird (Percussion)

"Someone should post a storm warning before a Kenny Garrett concert."
WASHINGTON POST

Kenny Garrett is widely recognised as one of the most talented saxophonists of his generation, having recorded and worked with jazz legends including Miles Davis, Pat Metheny, Freddie Hubbard and McCoy Tyner. His early days included periods in groups playing the music of Duke Ellington, Thad Jones and Charles Mingus before his career really took off with the release of his first album, Introducing Kenny Garrett, in 1984. His music is very much open to outside influences and, as his acclaimed 2006 album Beyond the Wall made apparent, he shows no signs of slowing down as a cutting edge artist and performer.

Check out Kenny Garrett Grooving out

at Ronnie Scott’s
47 Frith Street
City of London, United Kingdom

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