6/15

Vibralux

They Watch us from the Moon
Special Guest DJ Big Brother ( after show)

18 & Over | 8 pm

Special Guest DJ Big Brother will spin after the show!

Vibralux

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    They Watch us from the Moon

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      Special Guest DJ Big Brother ( after show)

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        6/21

        Deadfest 2019

        All Ages | 3 pm

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        Day long hip hop showcase

        Deadfest 2019

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          6/22

          Conman Economy

          Royal Order
          Luxora

          All Ages | 8 pm

          Conman Economy

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            Royal Order

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              Luxora

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                6/28

                40 Oz to Freedom ( Sublime Tribute)

                All Ages | 8 pm

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                40 Oz to Freedom ( Sublime Tribute)

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                  6/29

                  Second Hand King

                  Thames
                  Oxford Remedy
                  Belle & Vertical Wave

                  All Ages | 8 pm

                  Second Hand King

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                    Thames

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                      Oxford Remedy

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                          7/5

                          The Irie Lions

                          Streetlevel Uprising

                          All Ages | 8 pm

                          The Irie Lions

                          The Irie Lions are an original 6 piece reggae band based in Fayetteville, AR. At times boasting a 9 to 10 piece group with a full horn section, the soundcape of this group quickly becomes a rich and full setting for the ears. With smooth vocals, bodacious hooks, catchy melodies, & funky grooves, The Irie Lions prove to bring originality and good vibes to any stage.

                          Each member comes from a different walk of life, but are one unit in sound and spirit. Hoping to take their life experiences and mold them into songs of inspiration, this group's mission is to bring life and understanding to the world in the form of great original music.



                            Streetlevel Uprising

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                              7/12

                              The Vegabonds

                              All Ages | 7 pm

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                                7/14

                                Primitive Man

                                Street Sects
                                Ebony Tusks

                                All Ages | 8 pm

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                                    7/16

                                    Alex Di Leo

                                    Cody Lovaas

                                    All Ages | 7:30 pm

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                                    Alex Di Leo

                                    Every song from Alex Di Leo is an automatic escape from day-to-day life, a retreat into a state of mind that’s more hopeful and carefree and full of possibility. With his soulful vocals and crystalline melodies, the Nashville-based singer/songwriter delivers an impassioned breed of indie-pop that melts away everyday worries and leaves the listener inspired to live more fearlessly.
                                    Given their transportive power, it’s fitting that so many of Di Leo’s songs are sparked by his adventures in visiting new cities all over the country and across the globe. “I’m always most motivated to write when I’m in a place I’ve never been before,” says the 22-year-old artist. “Even just riding on the plane when I’m traveling somewhere new seems to do something to me, and the melodies just start to come together.”



                                      Cody Lovaas

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                                        7/18

                                        Gold Frankincense & Myrrh

                                        All Ages | 8 pm

                                        Gold Frankincense & Myrrh

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                                          7/19

                                          Lawrence Field Day Fest 2019

                                          All Ages | 6 pm

                                          Lawrence Field Day Fest 2019

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                                            7/20

                                            Lawrence Field Day Fest 2019

                                            All Ages | 6 pm

                                            Lawrence Field Day Fest 2019

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                                              7/23

                                              Stick To Your Guns

                                              Counterparts
                                              TERROR
                                              Sanction
                                              PLUS MORE (SEE BELOW)

                                              All Ages | 6 pm

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                                              Stick To Your Guns

                                              Stick To Your Guns is a 5 piece melodic hardcore band from Orange County, CA. The group began in the summer of 2003 when vocalist Jesse Barnett was inspired to form a band that would provide him with a medium to project his view points and reflect his musical influences. STYG blends melody, heaviness, and sincerity into one solid sound that will cater to fans of Comeback Kid, Throwdown, Ignite, and Rise Against.

                                              When Ash Avildsen of Sumerian Records first noticed the band, he put them on as the opener for Ignite's Anaheim House of Blues show that did over 850 people. After the incredible response and passionate performance, he immediately signed the band for booking and the hype began to spread all of the country. STYG recently completed a Westcoast tour w/ Caliban and The Acacia Strain in October, as well as a 7 week co-headline tour in Nov/Dec w/ Too Pure to Die and As Blood Runs Black. STYG headlined all of the Texas and California shows with all of the turnouts being between 300 and 500 kids. STYG also holds the record for the highest attendance ever at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim, Orange County's premier all ages venue. Even before signing to Sumerian Records, the amount of momentum behind the band was so powerful that they were chosen to open the upcoming Terror tour in January/February 2007 that also features The Warriors and All Shall Perish.

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                                                    Year Of The Knife

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                                                      7/24

                                                      Shawn James

                                                      All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                      Shawn James

                                                      Shawn James’ voice is a force of nature, a musical preacher to a flock that accepts everyone, a combination of the gospel choirs he sang with as a youngster and his training in classical music and opera. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago,
                                                      James’ timeless sound is steeped in blues legends like Robert Johnson and Son House, forever at the crossroads of damnation and redemption, the two inextricably woven into the fabric of his songs



                                                        7/26

                                                        Sophistafunk

                                                        All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                        Sophistafunk

                                                        Fans across America are talking about Syracuse-based Sophistafunk, the product of three multi-talented musicians — Adam Gold, Jack Brown, & Emanuel Washington — who combine spoken-word artistry, old-school hip hop, & funky rhythms to create a unique live band experience.

                                                        The band met in 2007 and rapidly evolved into a national-touring live act. Known for their HUGE sound (created by only three members), the band has won over crowds with a captivating stage presence and tight musicianship. Rooted by old school funk / hip hop, the trio explores electronic dance grooves while infusing each tune with soul and positively charged lyrics. Sophistafunk is a multi-genre tour de force, jam packed with vintage tones and live instruments.

                                                        For six years, this road warrior band has been hitting the pavement and blowing minds across the United States. They’ve collaborated live with greats spanning Bernie Worrell (Parliament/Talking Heads) to Nikki Glaspie (Beyonce/Dumpstaphunk) and were featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives when Gold’s restaurant and music venue, Funk n’ Waffles, was featured on the show on December 25, 2012. Host, Guy Fieri, dug the band so hard, they’ve since played his birthday party in Santa Rosa, CA and became the first band ever to play the International Home and Housewares Convention in Chicago, IL on March 3, 2013, by Fieri’s personal request.

                                                        Sophistafunk has played high-profile venues including The Blue Note Jazz Club (NYC), The Boom Boom Room (San Francisco), The Belly Up (Aspen), Brooklyn Bowl (NYC) and more and supported acts including Soulive, G. Love, Foreigner, Trombone Shorty, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, EOTO, Marco Benevento and more. They’ve also gained attention from publications including New York City’s Village Voice and Beyond Race Magazine.

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                                                        7/27

                                                        Empty Moon Album Release

                                                        The Roseline
                                                        Toughies

                                                        All Ages | 7 pm

                                                        Empty Moon Album Release

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                                                            7/28

                                                            Smrtdeath

                                                            Lil Lotus
                                                            guccihighwaters

                                                            All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                            Afterlife Tour

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                                                              Lil Lotus

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                                                                guccihighwaters

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                                                                  8/4

                                                                  Summer Salt

                                                                  Dante Elephante
                                                                  Motel Radio

                                                                  All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                  Summer Salt

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                                                                    Dante Elephante

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                                                                      Motel Radio

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                                                                        8/8

                                                                        Shaw Davis & the Black Ties

                                                                        Dust Devil Choir

                                                                        All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                        Shaw Davis & the Black Ties

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                                                                          Dust Devil Choir

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                                                                            8/9

                                                                            Crowbar

                                                                            Lo-Pan
                                                                            Amenaza
                                                                            The Soiled Doves

                                                                            All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                              Lo-Pan

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                                                                                Amenaza

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                                                                                  The Soiled Doves

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                                                                                    8/10

                                                                                    Kindo

                                                                                    All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                      8/10

                                                                                      Kindo

                                                                                      All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                        8/11

                                                                                        Erra

                                                                                        Currents

                                                                                        All Ages | 6 pm

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                                                                                          Currents

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                                                                                            8/14

                                                                                            Lost Dog Street Band

                                                                                            Matt Heckler

                                                                                            All Ages | 7:30 pm

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                                                                                            Lost Dog Street Band

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                                                                                              Matt Heckler

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                                                                                                8/16

                                                                                                The Felice Brothers

                                                                                                Diane DeMuth

                                                                                                All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                The Felice Brothers

                                                                                                THE FELICE BROTHERS·FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019
                                                                                                Cut live to tape with very little overdubbing, Undress was recorded in the late summer of 2018 in Germantown, New York. Band members Ian Felice, James Felice, Will Lawrence (drums) and Jesske Hume (bass) teamed up with producer Jeremy Backofen to record their most personal and reflective album to date.
                                                                                                “Many of the songs on the new album are motivated by a shift from private to public concerns,” says songwriter Ian Felice. “It isn't hard to find worthwhile things to write about these days, there are a lot of storms blooming on the horizon and a lot of chaos that permeates our lives. The hard part is finding simple and direct ways to address them.”
                                                                                                Undress follows the band’s 2016 album Life In The Dark, and finds the group in a very different place three years later. Between personnel changes, families growing and the political landscape, the result is a tighter, more-paired down release. “Every song is a story,” said James Felice. “On this album everything was a bit more thoughtful, including the arrangements, the sonic quality and the harmonies.”



                                                                                                  Diane DeMuth

                                                                                                  Diana DeMuth is a powerful young singer-songwriter from Boston, Mass. She is currently working on her debut album with renowned record producer Simone Felice (The Lumineers, Jade Bird, Vance Joy, Bat For Lashes, The Felice Brothers).



                                                                                                    8/23

                                                                                                    Amanda Fish

                                                                                                    All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                    Amanda Fish

                                                                                                    Amanda Fish began as a singer songwriter in late 2012, refining her original material as a solo act for 2 years before she formed her band in early 2014, a Roots Rock and Soul project featuring Amanda's signature 'from-the-gut' vocals locked into a sturdy groove.

                                                                                                    In 2015, she released her first LP, "Down In The Dirt", on VizzTone Label Group, for which she was awarded the 2016 "Sean Costello Rising Star" Blues Blast Music Award. Amanda and her band set Beale Street on fire in the 2017 International Blues Challenge Semi Finals, playing new material slated for her next release.



                                                                                                      8/27

                                                                                                      Gutter Demons

                                                                                                      Ghost of Grandads Past

                                                                                                      All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                          9/13

                                                                                                          Matt Wilson & His Orchestra(from Trip Shakespeare)

                                                                                                          All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                          Matt Wilson & His Orchestra(from Trip Shakespeare)

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                                                                                                            9/25

                                                                                                            Supersuckers

                                                                                                            All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                            Supersuckers

                                                                                                            You’ve heard our name, you’ve seen our records, our t-shirts and our stickers. We’re probably the favorite band of someone you know and yet we’re still a mystery to you. Well my friend, that’s okay, I’m here to fill you in and help you to get to know the greatest rock-n-roll band in the world, The Supersuckers.

                                                                                                            Our story is almost impossible to believe. This band is literally a human cartoon. We all grew up among the dead-ends and cactus needles of Tucson, Arizona and have known each other since grade school. We graduated from the same high school together at the same time (a school immortalized in our song “Santa Rita High”) and we chose to play in a band together because we liked to hang out together, not because we were great musicians or anything. I truly believe that a band is defined by their limitations, that what they can’t (or won’t) do is just as important as what they can do. I guess that, in this era of pre-fabricated, put-together-to-have-a-hit bands, we’re kind of an aberration and I gotta tell ya that that makes us smile a little every day.

                                                                                                            We formed the band in 1988 and we were initially a five piece called The Black Supersuckers ( a name found in some quality “adult literature” we had laying around in our impeccably clean band house!), with me on bass, Dan “Thunder” Bolton and Rontrose Heathman on guitars, Dancing Eagle on drums and a lead singer by the name of Eric Martin. After firmly proving ourselves to be the best band in town we decided it was time to get out of Tucson and try our luck somewhere else. So we tossed a coin with heads as New Orleans and tails as Seattle. Tails it was and in May of “89 we packed up and went north.

                                                                                                            We had no idea that Seattle was about to become “Rock Mecca USA”, we just wanted to go somewhere where we could wear our leather jackets a little more often. It was exciting and encouraging to see all of the great bands there, doing their own thing and making some kick-ass, aggressive rock-n-roll that we could relate to, so we started recording immediately. After some classic “creative differences” with our lead singer, we decided to try it as a four piece with yours truly as the singer (I was the only one who knew all the words) and The Supersuckers, as you may or may not know them today, were born.

                                                                                                            Our first recordings as a four-piece wound up on various singles for small labels and then were compiled for a C.D. called The Songs All Sound The Same. (For the full story on these recordings I highly recommend picking up the re-issued version on our own label, Mid-Fi Recordings). But it was our live shows that caught the eyes of the good people at Sub-Pop Records and, after a particularly scorching show one night, they offered to put out our records. We said ,“Buy us some beer and you got a deal!” And our long and enduring rock-n-roll ride was officially under way.

                                                                                                            Starting with 1992,s “The Smoke Of Hell”, we released a total of three rock records, one country record, split singles with Steve Earle and The Rev. Horton Heat, countless singles and a “best-of” double album (all on Sub-Pop,) then we put out what is considered to be our finest recorded moment to date “The Evil Powers Of Rock-n-Roll”(Koch/Aces & Eights) in late 1999. We’ve also been touring our asses off all over the world with bands like Mudhoney, Social Distortion, Bad Religion, The Ramones, Motorhead, The Toadies, The Butthole Surfers, The Reverend Horton Heat, The Dwarves and White Zombie. We’ve played a couple of Farm Aid shows and backed Willie Nelson on The Tonight Show. Our music has appeared in T.V. shows (Beverly Hills 90210), Movies (Baseketball, Hype) and commercials (Mountain Dew) as well as countless snow and skateboarding video compilations.

                                                                                                            Throughout this entire time, our sole mission has been to create and perform timeless, quality music and get as many people as possible to hear it. That goal has never changed. The pursuit of that perfectly imperfect rock-n-roll moment is all we’ve ever been after. We’ve been doing this for well over a decade now and we’re just getting started.

                                                                                                            2001 found us starting our own label; Mid-Fi Recordings. We’ve finally decided to take control of all of our affairs and have become a lean, mean, self managed, totally independent rock-n-roll machine. We’ve got the greatest fans in the world and no one cares more about them and our music than we do. Having our own label gives us the freedom to make more of our music available to them without the hassles of “the middle-man” worrying about things like “marketing” or “demographics”. Hell, these are just hard words. All we want to do is get some kick-ass music out to the people and with Mid-Fi we have been able to do just that. Our first release was a live country record entitled “Must’ve Been Live”, that came out in March, 2002. Since then, we have dug into our “private reserves” and released several singles of some our finest outtake stock (a habit we intend to keep). We’re also planning some split singles with other great artists, the first one being “Never Go Home” by The Hangmen b/w “Flyin’ Into The Mid-Day Sun” by the ‘suckers.

                                                                                                            But, by far the most exciting thing we’re doing now is gearing up for the release of our new rock record, Motherfuckers Be Trippin’. It’s the perfect follow up to The Evil Powers Of Rock-N-Roll and will be available to rock your ass on April 22, 2003. We feel better about this record than any we’ve done to date, which is amazing for a band that has been around as long as we have, and we know you’ll dig it as much as we do. It truly seems like we’re just getting the hang of this music making thing!

                                                                                                            So, the next time you see The Supersuckers name, whether it’s in the record store or on the marquee at your local nightclub, know that there’s some quality, honest, ass-kicking, hard working individuals in there, trying to make your life a little better through the “Evil Powers Of Rock-n-Roll” (and the occasional detour into the country of course) and we’d love nothing better than to have you there with us. Just remember to wear you clean underwear, because we’re gonna rock your pants right off of you.

                                                                                                            Rawkously Yours,
                                                                                                            Eddie Spaghetti

                                                                                                            Crowning achievements of rock-n-roll glory
                                                                                                            •Performed on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” backing Willie Nelson
                                                                                                            •Played Woodstock 2000
                                                                                                            •Played Reading/Leeds festivals
                                                                                                            •Toured extensively throughout the world including Russia, Japan, Australia, etc...
                                                                                                            •Recorded with Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, Steve Earle, Willie Nelson, Kelley Deal of The Breeders

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                                                                                                            9/27

                                                                                                            Reverend Horton Heat

                                                                                                            Delta Bombers

                                                                                                            All Ages | 7:30 pm

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                                                                                                            Reverend Horton Heat

                                                                                                            It’s true that the Reverend Horton Heat have been called a great many things over the course of their storied career: Perpetual Carriers Of The Rockabilly Flame, Genre-Shattering Problem Children, Filthy Drunks, and The Most Electrifying Live Act In America (150 shows every year can’t be wrong). But whatever you happen to call them, their country-flavored punkabilly and onstage antics have brought the Reverend Horton Heat a strikingly diverse fan base and a devoted cult following. The Rev himself, aka Jim Heath, leads the way with signature guitar riffs, while pounding out the bottom notes (often on top of) his upright bass is Jimbo Wallace, while Scott Churilla keeps time on the drums.

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                                                                                                              10/2

                                                                                                              Weyes Blood

                                                                                                              All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                              Something to Believe Tour

                                                                                                              Weyes Blood

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                                                                                                                10/10

                                                                                                                Pretty Pink

                                                                                                                All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                                                Pretty Pink

                                                                                                                PRETTY PINK·FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019
                                                                                                                Emerging from the woods of the Harz in Germany, Pretty Pink has made her mark with her natural distinctive sound and self-made empire.
                                                                                                                The versed German DJ, artist and producer captivated people’s attention on a global scale with her relentless drive and passion for her craft. With an ever-changing yet consistent sonic delivery, she is always trying to find a way to take her artistry to the next level. Her recording debut arrived in 2013 with an unforgettable edit of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’, which demanded the attention of the deep house scene with her uncanny ability to create instantly astounding dancefloor records.
                                                                                                                With releases on Armada, Found Frequencies, Suara, and more, Pretty Pink’s impressive discography boasts a variety of sounds bound to please electronic music lovers across the board. She has taken her sound on stage to over a hundred cities worldwide and is planning to extend her journey into North America soon. Playing alongside respectable tastemakers at a myriad of revered venues in her homeland and enchanted the crowds - Nature One, Sonne Mond Sterne, Airbeat One, New Horizon, World Club Dome and more - her loyal fanbase and bookings began to skyrocket.
                                                                                                                Her rise to the top is a result of her ever-present work ethic. Having acquired millions of streams across all streaming platforms, along with a self-launched record label WANDERLUST, bi-weekly Radioshow DEEP WOODS, and her own event brands, Pretty Pink has made her work a never-ending party.
                                                                                                                With support from distinguished publications like Dancing Astronaut, EARMILK, WARP, Magnetic Magazine, or DJ Mag Mexico, Pretty Pink has cemented her position as one to watch. Her summer record ‘PURE’ in 2018 landed support from industry heavy-hitters, Lane 8, The Mambo Brothers, Lost Frequencies, and WhoMadeWho and still climbes the Beatport Top 100. Her latest track “OVERRATED” (Found Frequencies Records), gained over 500k streams just after one month on Spotify! So, there’s no question that Pretty Pink will continue to command the scene, not just domestically but on a global scale.



                                                                                                                  10/11

                                                                                                                  Soccer Mommy

                                                                                                                  All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                                                    10/25

                                                                                                                    Goddamn Gallows w/Scott H Biram

                                                                                                                    All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                                                      Vela Brings Their Indie Rock to The Bottleneck June 17th



                                                                                                                      Vela at The Bottleneck

                                                                                                                      Vela (Image via http://www.velakc.com)

                                                                                                                      Vela is a hard-hitting, Kansas City-based indie rock band. The band features Jonas Birkel on guitar and vocals and Sean Cedillo on drums. Birkel first became interested in music when his parents got him involved with playing classical music. “As far as being moved by music, I was about 4. Our family had a cassette tape called Peter and the Wolf and listening to that was mind altering. I would sit on my bed and blast it. I loved the dynamics between the heavy tones of the brass and the light woodwinds and strings. It still today is a huge influence for me,” he says.
                                                                                                                      The members of Vela first met in 5th grade. “Sean and I had always talked about starting a project and we tried it with a bunch of different people. But it never really worked out until we started playing as just a two piece,” Birkel says. Staying true to their vision, the band produces all of their own music.

                                                                                                                      Vela at The Bottleneck

                                                                                                                      Vela (Image via https://velakc.bandcamp.com/

                                                                                                                      Striving to create quality music keeps Vela focused. “Everything always ever and forever in music is a challenge. That’s why I feel that every musician carries a blessing and a curse. I see many people solely try to make money off of music or show how great they are at it. But I think that if just playing music isn’t enough fulfillment then don’t do it because the gratification will never inversely relate to the amount of time and effort you put in,” Birkel says about being a musician. Vela plays The Bottleneck June 17th with Fallopian Fire, Good Ole Fashion and Trauma Parlor.

                                                                                                                       

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