seen in concert | Musicosity

seen in concert

Grupo Fantasma

Grupo Fantasma is an eleven-piece orchestra from Austin, Texas. Formed in 2000 from the merger of two acts, The Blue Noise Band and The Blimp, the band emerged with a sold out show at the former Empanada Parlour in Austin. The band is best known for their exuberant live shows and their recent association with Prince and his 3121 Club in Las Vegas. The band has backed Prince on numerous occasions, including his performance on the ALMA Awards in 2007, and often perform at his afterparty jam sessions. The ensemble has sold more than 20,000 albums independently.

Artist Type: 

The Kings

The Kings were formed in Vancouver, British Columbia and Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Original members were David Diamond, lead vocals, bass guitar and songwriter, Sonny Keyes, vocals, keyboards and songwriter, Max Styles, drums, and Mister Zero, guitar and songwriter. Visit http://www.thekingsarehere.com for up to date information on The Kings.

Artist Type: 

Violens

Violens are a New York-via-Miami four-piece formed in the fall of 2007 featuring members Iddo Arad (synths/vocals), Ben Brantley (bass), Jorge Elbrecht (lead vocals/guitar) and Kris King (drums). Their music imagines a place where The Zombies & The Byrds meet Wire & The Violent Femmes, and Crass meets Angelo Badalamenti & Prefab Sprout. Violens songs conjure descriptions of nightmares, the passing of time, speculations on spiritual messages, and accounts of psychedelic hallucinations.

Artist Type: 
Audio : 

Searson

Searson, three sisters from the Ottawa Valley in Ontario, deliver a strong and fiery live show throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. Growing up learning the traditional Ottawa Valley style of music and dance, Searson has developed a contemporary style of high energy roots, celtic, country and pop, a sound that they are known and loved for. The live show includes Erin Searson on lead vocals, a boogie style of piano, step dancing and mandolin, Heather Searson on bass and step dancing and Colleen Searson on lead fiddle, vocals and step dancing.

Artist Type: 

The Cab

The Cab is an American band from Las Vegas, Nevada, signed to Fueled By Ramen subsidiary Decaydance Records. Their debut album, Whisper War, was released on April 29, 2008. They have also been called "The Band You Need To Know 2008" by Alternative Press. Band members Alex Deleon and Cash Colligan first began playing together in high school, and recorded demos as a duo which they put up on their MySpace page.

Artist Type: 

Clara Luzia

Clara Luzia is the band of Clara Humpel, an independent artist from Vienna, Austria. She used to be the singer of the band Alalie Lilt (http://www.alalielilt.net) until she formed a new band and they released their first album "Railroad Tracks" on April 21st, 2006.
Their following albums are called "The Long Memory" (2007) , "The String - And Then Some - EP" (2008), "The Ground below" (2009) and "Falling into place" (2011) and there are upcoming tour dates for Austria and Germany (see "Events").

Artist Type: 

Camper Van Beethoven

Camper Van Beethoven is an alternative rock band that was founded in 1983 in Redlands, California, though the band soon moved to Santa Cruz, California. Camper Van Beethoven mixed elements of pop, ska, punk rock, folk, country, and acid rock into an eclectic, catchy and sometimes mysterious ensemble, years before the so-called alternative rock moniker came to mainstream attention. The group's trademark violin-coated melodies and their ironic take on American culture put them one step away from being a novelty act in the eyes of many critics.

Read more about Camper Van Beethoven on Last.fm.

Artist Type: