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Tue 03/03 ODESZA with special guest Little People 8:00pm All Ages
In 2012, a striking new voice emerged from the wider surge of electronic music in the U.S. ODESZA’s Summer’s Gone stood out from the crowd; it was a collection of songs, not just beats; and its irresistible, startling dreaminess, addictive drums and fathoms-deep bass set it apart from the by-the-numbers brutality of EDM’s also-rans. In an age of manufactured internet buzz and carefully plotted hype, ODESZA’s story was refreshingly authentic: A brilliant new duo unveiled their music on the internet, and the world paid attention.
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Thu 03/05 Lights with special guests X Ambassadors 8:00pm All Ages
If you count yourself a longtime member of the devoted Cult of Lights, prepare to fully lose your mind to Little Machines. This record – a gleaming, groundbreaking, generously tuneful slab of brightly hued 21st-century techno-pop brimming with songs so immediate and timelessly pure of heart that they feel like old friends on delivery – is going to make perfect sense to you in the best way possible. If you’re new to Lights, no worries: you’ve picked a fine place to start. Little Machines represents a self-assured expansion upon everything the diminutive Canadian singer, songwriter and synth enthusiast has done before. Now you can dive into the back catalogue with informed ears.
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Sat 03/07 PARTYNEXTDOOR 9:00pm All Ages
PARTYNEXTDOOR is a 21-year old producer, songwriter and singer from Mississauga, Ontario signed to OVO Sound. He released his self-titled, critically-acclaimed mixtape in July of 2013 led by the singles “Over Here” and “Break From Toronto” on iTunes. PARTYNEXTDOOR contributed to “Own It” and “Come Through” on Drake’s Nothing Was the Same album and would join him, Future and Miguel on the “Would You Like A Tour?” concert that fall. PARTYNEXTDOOR released his follow-up album PARTYNEXTDOOR Two July of 2014 led by the Drake-assisted single “Recognize” and then joined seven dates on the Drake V.S. Lil Wayne Tour, which was followed by his own sold-out 14 city “PND Live” tour.
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Sat 03/14 10 Years - From Birth To Burial Tour with special guests Otherwise, The Glorious Sons, Luminoth 7:30pm All Ages
After a year and a half on the road touring 2010’s Feeding The Wolves, 10 Years reached a turning point. It was time to move forward and take full control of their career by launching their own label, Palehorse Records. In addition, the band decided to self-produce their fourth album, Minus the Machine, at drummer/guitarist Brian Vodinh’s Kashmir Recording. Splitting up with a major label after five years was “a very scary step to take,” Hasek admits. “It’s like breaking up with a longtime girlfriend. You’re used to the motions, but when it becomes stale and unhappy, you need to move on and get energy back into your life. There was no anger on either side. We just painlessly parted ways.”
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Sun 03/15 Opus One & PromoWest North Shore Presents an Evening with moe. 8:00pm All Ages
moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today—a quintet of world class musicians, whose creative output equals that of their longevity. In a remarkable career that has touched three decades and produced a discography of 24 albums, the Sugar Hill Records recording artist of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on drums, continue to push the standard for performance art higher and further. Whether touring around the globe, headlining music festivals, or sharing the stage with such diverse acts as the Allman Brothers, Dave Matthews Band, The Who, Robert Plant, Government Mule, or Blues Traveler, among many others, what keeps moe. at the forefront of the music scene is not only the energy and vitality of their music and songwriting, but the showmanship in which it is delivered. Their music is clever, melodic, refined, filled with “ferocious guitar riffs” and “intricate rhythms” (Relix); their performances are entertaining, mesmerizing, and epic.
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Wed 03/25 Galactic 8:00pm All Ages
It's incredible that GALACTIC has never made a carnival album yet, but now it’s here. To make CARNIVALE ELECTRICOS, the members of GALACTIC (Ben Ellman, harps and horns; Robert Mercurio, bass; Stanton Moore, drums and percussion; Jeff Raines, guitar; Rich Vogel, keyboards) draw on the skills, stamina, and funk they deploy in the all-night party of their annual Lundi Gras show that goes till sunrise and leads sleeplessly into Mardi Gras day. GALACTIC was formed eighteen years ago in New Orleans, and they cut their teeth playing the biggest party in America: Mardi Gras, when the town shuts down entirely to celebrate. CARNIVALE ELECTRICOS is beyond a party record. It’s a carnival record that evokes the electric atmosphere of a whole city – make that, whole cities – vibrating together all on the same day, from New Orleans all down the hemisphere to the mighty megacarnivals of Brazil.
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Tue 03/31 SHPONGLE: Simon Posford Presents the Shpongletron 3.1 with special guest Phutureprimitive 8:00pm All Ages
With over 80 years’ experience collectively, Simon Posford and Raja Ram are more than qualified for the exploration into the unclassifiable music frontiers they have ventured into; ‘SHPONGLE’ is a new world of traditional sounds, acoustic guitars, Moroccan drums, Turkish operatic singing, cello, double bass, backing vocals and silver flute blended together with the computer wizardry of Simon Posford's studio production. Simon Posford (aka Hallucinogen) has long had a reputation as the, 'Hallucinogenius,' a imitable pioneer in sound experimentation, from his seminal first album, 'Twisted' which reached No.28 in the French charts selling over 50,000 copies worldwide, up to his recent Millennium hit, 'Mi-Loony-Um' with its up-to-the minute modem melodies.
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Mon 04/06 105.9 WXDX presents Coal Chamber with special guests Filter, Combichrist, American Head Charge 7:00pm All Ages
Coal Chamber broke out of the Los Angeles alternative metal scene in 1997 with a sound often compared to Korn, although both bands formed around the same time and are quality representations of the scene's overall sound -- the heavy, detuned guitars of the murkiest Black Sabbath, grungy, noisy textures reminiscent of White Zombie or Tool, the white-knuckle intensity of Pantera and hardcore punk, and perhaps a few hip-hop-influenced beats á la Biohazard. Coal Chamber was formed in 1994 by vocalist/lyricist B. Dez Fafara and guitarist Miguel "Meegs" Rascon, who met through a classified ad; the two added drummer Mike "Mikee" Cox and bassist Rayna Foss, the latter of whom heard about auditions through her roommate, Fafara's future wife. -Steve Huey, AllMusic.com
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Wed 04/15 The Devil Wears Prada - Zombie 5 Tour with special guests The Word Alive, Born of Osiris, Secrets 7:00pm All Ages
Performing the Zombie EP in its entirety! The Devil Wears Prada is the musical embodiment of a generational shift. Built on a diverse array of heavy, dark, melodic and genre-defying music; hardened and sharpened by putting in road work together since the days when they had to skip class to tour: The Devil Wears Prada is at the forefront of a movement that bridges the gap between Rockstar Mayhem and the Vans Warped Tour.
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Thu 04/16 An Evening with They Might Be Giants (no openers) 8:00pm 14+
"Brooklyn’s alternative rock legends They Might Be Giants are having an epic year. This January they launch DialASong.com with a new recording posted every week, as well as beginning a monthly residency at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. The band will release a new album this spring — the first of 3 in the next 12 months — and are climbing back into the tour bus to bring their barn-burning live show to cities across the world."
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Sun 04/19 Iration - Tales From The Sea with special guests Stick Figure, Hours Eastly 7:30pm All Ages
Iration is an alternative/reggae group of musicians who met while growing up in Hawaii but formed the band after reconnecting in Santa Barbara, CA. The band’s 2010 release Time Bomb hit #1 on the iTunes Reggae Album Chart and has enjoyed a very successful run on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart to date as well. The band's EP releases include New Roots (2006), Sample This EP (2008) and Fresh Grounds (2011). The group has been touring nationally since 2007, performing at festivals such as: Lollapalooza, Wakarusa, Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, and Sunset Strip Music Festival. Iration has headlined several successful national headline club tours with numerous sold out shows nationwide. Their third full-length album, Automatic, combines elements of reggae, rock and pop to create a truly unique listening experience. Automatic debuted at #75 on Billboard Top 200, #17 Billboard Top independent, and #1 on Billboard Top Reggae charts. Multiple songs by Iration have topped alternative radio station charts throughout the country - including Time Bomb's "Turn Around" and "Falling," as well as Automatic's "Back Around" and title track which was recently remixed for the radio and is starting to receive spins nationwide.
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Wed 05/06 Blue October 8:00pm All Ages
BLUE OCTOBER is the San Marcos, TX-­‐based band known for it’s shimmering melodies and heart string pulling lyrics, along with having one of the most emotionally charged and magnetic front men Justin Furstenfeld in music today. Songs like "Into The Ocean", "Hate Me", "Calling You", "Bleed Out" and “Fear” from albums such as 2009’s Billboard Top 15 debut Approaching Normal, 2011’s Billboard Top Ten debut Any Man In America, the Platinum-­‐selling Foiled and most recently Billboards #13 debut Sway (Up/Down-­‐Brando Records), have inspired audiences around the world. Blue October has charted seven top 40 singles over seven albums.
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