Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dances of Vice Presents POWERHOUSE STOMP II
A musical Tribute to the Classic Cartoons of the 1920’s, 30’s and 40s

*Highline Ballroom* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm Featuring Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra Featuring Brian Carpenter’s GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA With Special Guests: ALBERT CADABRA The Great Deceiver Juggling Sensation MICHAEL KARAS Tap Dancing Burlesque Beauty GIN MINSKY DJ VA VA VOOM Spinning … Continue reading

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The Music of Stax Records:
Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn, Eddie Floyd & Lester Snell

*Highline Ballroom* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm (Est. 1959, includes Volt Records) Stax Records is synonymous with Southern soul music. Originally known as Satellite, the Memphis company was founded in 1959 by Jim Stewart and his sister, Estelle Axton, and took its … Continue reading

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Bootsy Collins

*B.B. King Blues Club* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm Rising to prominence with James Brown in the late 1960s, and with Parliament-Funkadelic in the ’70s, Collins’s driving bass guitar and humorous vocals established him as one of the leading names in funk. … Continue reading

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Another Side Series: Bilal

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtimes: 8pm & 10:30pm Produced by Jill Newman Productions TIf there was one R&B artist for whom the neo-soul seemed limiting, it was Philadelphia native Bilal. None of his recordings resembled sycophantic worship of soul artists … Continue reading

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Kathleen Battle: Something To Sing About

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtimes: 8pm & 10:30pm Produced by Jill Newman Productions Soprano Kathleen Battle’s luminous voice has been called “…without qualification, one of the very few most beautiful in the world” (The Washington Post). Yet beyond the glory … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Construction:
Andrew D’Angelo & Greg Saunier (from Deerhoof)

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtime: 12:30am Produced by Search & Restore Andrew D’Angelo Andrew D’Angelo’s charismatic presence and iconoclastic musical ambition have been well-established over the course of his twenty year plus career and his key roles in bands like … Continue reading

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