Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00

Esmé Patterson at The Saint

 The Saint Music Hall welcomes Esmé Patterson Saturday Oct. 20th!  $10 + fees advance tickets on  Eventbrite   $12 at the door  Facebook Event:  HERE   Denver, CO’s Esmé Patterson has been making waves all around the country since going solo in 2012 (she was previously in Denver ­based Paper Bird). Her voice is smooth and sweet when she wants it to be, and then fully rock and roll when you least expect it. Each of Patterson’s songs listens like an intensely personal diary entry, and you’ll likely find yourself relating to all of them with wide­ eyed wonder.  "Esmé Patterson is one of several young women — others include Frances Quinlan of Hop Along, Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield, and Julien Baker — making music that could be called synapse-rock...The reconnaissance missions into desire and reconciliation that fill [We Were Wild] show Patterson examining the minutiae of her own responses; her melodies jump and scatter, her voice pulling at the meanings her verses put forth, as she hones in on those moments when the heart falls apart and reassembles itself" -  npr.org   21+ event. Opening acts TBA.

The Saint Music Hall welcomes Esmé Patterson Saturday Oct. 20th!

$10 + fees advance tickets on Eventbrite

$12 at the door

Facebook Event: HERE

Denver, CO’s Esmé Patterson has been making waves all around the country since going solo in 2012 (she was previously in Denver ­based Paper Bird). Her voice is smooth and sweet when she wants it to be, and then fully rock and roll when you least expect it. Each of Patterson’s songs listens like an intensely personal diary entry, and you’ll likely find yourself relating to all of them with wide­ eyed wonder.

"Esmé Patterson is one of several young women — others include Frances Quinlan of Hop Along, Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield, and Julien Baker — making music that could be called synapse-rock...The reconnaissance missions into desire and reconciliation that fill [We Were Wild] show Patterson examining the minutiae of her own responses; her melodies jump and scatter, her voice pulling at the meanings her verses put forth, as she hones in on those moments when the heart falls apart and reassembles itself" - npr.org

21+ event. Opening acts TBA.

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Oct
22
7:00 PM19:00

Tim Snider and Chitty of Nahko and Medicine for the People

 Facebook event:  HERE   The Saint welcomes Tim and Chitty of Nahko and Medicine for the  People, wth special guests Dave and Cliff from Jelly Bread Monday Oct.  22nd!  After touring the world nonstop with Nahko and Medicine for  the People, Tim and Justin are taking advantage of a break in the bands  schedule to do a tour of there own. Justin (AKA Chitty Bang) not only  plays drums in the band but has a voice that will melt you down and  songs that will lift up. Tim not only plays violin but loops guitar,  percussion, and vocals into a sound that has been described as a  “world-folk hybrid, aimed at the heart the head and the feet” Their  individual styles of R&B, World-folk and Conscience Rock will leave  you dancing with a new sense of purpose. Don’t miss this special and  rare opportunity to see a different side of these two men behind the  medicine.  Jelly Bread’s musical alchemy blends a dash of alt-rock  with soul and funk, yet is thoroughly steeped in Rock-Americana. The  band’s chameleonic playlist is highlighted by dual vocals, four part  harmonies, in-the-pocket drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar,  dirt under the fingernails guitar licks, and take-’em-to-church organ  that is downright appetizing. Jelly Bread has emerged with a high-energy  calling card that melds elements of desert twang and the urban tones of  funk & rock, balanced by exceptional songwriting and storytelling.  Doors at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm.  21+. $10 + fees adv. $15 door.

Facebook event: HERE

The Saint welcomes Tim and Chitty of Nahko and Medicine for the People, wth special guests Dave and Cliff from Jelly Bread Monday Oct. 22nd!

After touring the world nonstop with Nahko and Medicine for the People, Tim and Justin are taking advantage of a break in the bands schedule to do a tour of there own. Justin (AKA Chitty Bang) not only plays drums in the band but has a voice that will melt you down and songs that will lift up. Tim not only plays violin but loops guitar, percussion, and vocals into a sound that has been described as a “world-folk hybrid, aimed at the heart the head and the feet” Their individual styles of R&B, World-folk and Conscience Rock will leave you dancing with a new sense of purpose. Don’t miss this special and rare opportunity to see a different side of these two men behind the medicine.

Jelly Bread’s musical alchemy blends a dash of alt-rock with soul and funk, yet is thoroughly steeped in Rock-Americana. The band’s chameleonic playlist is highlighted by dual vocals, four part harmonies, in-the-pocket drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar, dirt under the fingernails guitar licks, and take-’em-to-church organ that is downright appetizing. Jelly Bread has emerged with a high-energy calling card that melds elements of desert twang and the urban tones of funk & rock, balanced by exceptional songwriting and storytelling.

Doors at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm.

21+. $10 + fees adv. $15 door.

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Oct
23
8:00 PM20:00

C.W. Stoneking w/ Sierra Ferrell

 Facebook event page:  HERE   The Saint welcomes  C.W. Stoneking  Tuesday Oct. 23rd with special guest Sierra Ferrell.  C.W. Stoneking is the embodiment of what some would say is a bygone era of music. From his rasping jungle-rock-blues, to his well-oiled locks, and his familiar all white clothing ensemble, he has converted fans across the world to his unique style.  A first generation Australian of American-descent, C.W. Stoneking was born in the top end of Australia’s Northern Territory and spent his childhood growing up in Central Australia, Sydney and rural Victoria. He has travelled the world from Egypt to New Orleans (where he worked as a hoodoo doctor’s assistant) to Trinidad, where he learned about Calypso music. He has lived in isolated farmhouses working as a handyman, and been involved in and survived a shipwreck, spending time in Africa, and touring internationally as a recording artist.  After spending the past half of a decade stamping his inimitable stylings across the UK and Europe, C.W. Stoneking once again settled down in the Northern Victorian countryside to record his latest release, Gon’ Boogaloo. Far from the sepia toned tales of marooned adventures in the tropics of his latest release, Jungle Blues, C.W. entered into the world of electricity - replacing his much-loved Banjo with a shiny gold Fender.  Released to critical acclaim in May 2015, Gon’ Boogaloo has seen C.W. embark on multiple jaunts across Australia and Europe with his delightful band in tow, including singers Vika & Linda Bull stepping in as backing vocalists. He’s set a pace that is not looking like it will slow down any time zoo, as C.W. continues to entertain and delight crowds of all ages.  “Oozes energy, chemistry and a wild imagination. Its thoroughly charming.” The Australian  “Immaculate, old-world musicianship.” Rolling Stone  $10 advance tickets on sale soon!

Facebook event page: HERE

The Saint welcomes C.W. Stoneking Tuesday Oct. 23rd with special guest Sierra Ferrell.

C.W. Stoneking is the embodiment of what some would say is a bygone era of music. From his rasping jungle-rock-blues, to his well-oiled locks, and his familiar all white clothing ensemble, he has converted fans across the world to his unique style.

A first generation Australian of American-descent, C.W. Stoneking was born in the top end of Australia’s Northern Territory and spent his childhood growing up in Central Australia, Sydney and rural Victoria. He has travelled the world from Egypt to New Orleans (where he worked as a hoodoo doctor’s assistant) to Trinidad, where he learned about Calypso music. He has lived in isolated farmhouses working as a handyman, and been involved in and survived a shipwreck, spending time in Africa, and touring internationally as a recording artist.

After spending the past half of a decade stamping his inimitable stylings across the UK and Europe, C.W. Stoneking once again settled down in the Northern Victorian countryside to record his latest release, Gon’ Boogaloo. Far from the sepia toned tales of marooned adventures in the tropics of his latest release, Jungle Blues, C.W. entered into the world of electricity - replacing his much-loved Banjo with a shiny gold Fender.

Released to critical acclaim in May 2015, Gon’ Boogaloo has seen C.W. embark on multiple jaunts across Australia and Europe with his delightful band in tow, including singers Vika & Linda Bull stepping in as backing vocalists. He’s set a pace that is not looking like it will slow down any time zoo, as C.W. continues to entertain and delight crowds of all ages.

“Oozes energy, chemistry and a wild imagination. Its thoroughly charming.”
The Australian

“Immaculate, old-world musicianship.”
Rolling Stone

$10 advance tickets on sale soon!

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Oct
28
8:00 PM20:00

Haunted Honky Tonk w/ The Easy Leaves & Karl Blau + Guests

 The Saint presents Haunted Honky Tonk w/ The Easy Leaves & Karl Blau + Special Guests.  Facebook Event: HERE $10 adv. $12 door.  The Easy Leaves – California Country is Back!  The Easy Leaves run at the front of the Country music herd in their beloved California, headlining and filling big rooms (Great American Music Hall, The Independent, Mystic Theatre), main stage set at Outside Lands Festival (where Willie Nelson told them 'We should play together again'!), and other venerable festivals throughout the land such as Pickathon, Strawberry Music Festival, Nelsonville, Red Ants Pants, Alaska Folk Festival, Hipnic, Treefort, and more. CMT premieres their videos, has them for in-studios ...  But more to the point, they write, record, and perform incredible songs; songs that are meticulously crafted, and have great capabilities of (just plain) moving people. Under the guidance of Merle Haggard's music, and countless other important poets, The Easy Leaves have written their own collection of poetry for the common man.  The 78 Project, a documentary by Spike Lee's music supervisor currently on the festival circuit, recreating Alan Lomax's historic journey to capture important American Folk music on its home porches found, recorded, The Easy Leaves for their film (alongside Rosanne Cash, Loudon Wainwright III, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Justin Townes Earl, Richard Thompson and other great talents). NPR, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times have featured it, and The Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and the Alan Lomax estate are active advisors.  The Easy Leaves have been hired as sole support on shows and runs by Dwight Yoakam, Junior Brown, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Asleep At The Wheel, Billy Joe Shaver, Robert Earl Keen, Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Lauderdale, Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs, Charlie Musselwhite, Kasey Chambers and Los Lobos. The Easy Leaves are fantastic live! A real deal honky tonkin good time!  Their last record, Fresno, a featured new Country release on iTunes, found the boys truly bringing the honky tonk into the studio. 2018 sees the release of The Wheels (available now as a tour only EP at their shows!), in the same timeless vein, as they continue their pilgrimage as proud ambassadors for California Country music.  Karl Blau is a Pacific Northwest staple, a consistently prolific troubadour who defies genre. Armed with an unmistakable, deeply emotional voice which (roams between) baritones to falsettos with ease. A talented multi instrumentalist, songwriter, arranger, and producer, at Karl’s essence is collaboration. Collaboration with other artists like Laura Veirs, Mount Eerie, LAKE, Heatwarmer, and the Spacebomb collective; and collaboration between genres that no one else would think to combine like classical and reggae (his Coconutcracker Suite!). Blau currently holes up in his hobble, concocting another reggae collab this time between country blues and reggae. In the past few years Blau has released two, critically acclaimed albums: Introducing Karl Blau (Raven Marching Band Records/Bella Union) and Out Her Space (Bella Union), and consequently announced to entirely new audiences in both the US, Europe and beyond. As an artist who as often been described as ahead of his time ­ it’s possible the rest of us are finally catching up.

The Saint presents Haunted Honky Tonk w/ The Easy Leaves & Karl Blau + Special Guests.

Facebook Event: HERE
$10 adv. $12 door.

The Easy Leaves – California Country is Back!

The Easy Leaves run at the front of the Country music herd in their beloved California, headlining and filling big rooms (Great American Music Hall, The Independent, Mystic Theatre), main stage set at Outside Lands Festival (where Willie Nelson told them 'We should play together again'!), and other venerable festivals throughout the land such as Pickathon, Strawberry Music Festival, Nelsonville, Red Ants Pants, Alaska Folk Festival, Hipnic, Treefort, and more. CMT premieres their videos, has them for in-studios ...

But more to the point, they write, record, and perform incredible songs; songs that are meticulously crafted, and have great capabilities of (just plain) moving people. Under the guidance of Merle Haggard's music, and countless other important poets, The Easy Leaves have written their own collection of poetry for the common man.

The 78 Project, a documentary by Spike Lee's music supervisor currently on the festival circuit, recreating Alan Lomax's historic journey to capture important American Folk music on its home porches found, recorded, The Easy Leaves for their film (alongside Rosanne Cash, Loudon Wainwright III, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Justin Townes Earl, Richard Thompson and other great talents). NPR, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times have featured it, and The Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and the Alan Lomax estate are active advisors.

The Easy Leaves have been hired as sole support on shows and runs by Dwight Yoakam, Junior Brown, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Asleep At The Wheel, Billy Joe Shaver, Robert Earl Keen, Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Lauderdale, Ry Cooder, Ricky Skaggs, Charlie Musselwhite, Kasey Chambers and Los Lobos. The Easy Leaves are fantastic live! A real deal honky tonkin good time!

Their last record, Fresno, a featured new Country release on iTunes, found the boys truly bringing the honky tonk into the studio. 2018 sees the release of The Wheels (available now as a tour only EP at their shows!), in the same timeless vein, as they continue their pilgrimage as proud ambassadors for California Country music.

Karl Blau is a Pacific Northwest staple, a consistently prolific troubadour who defies genre. Armed with an unmistakable, deeply emotional voice which (roams between) baritones to falsettos with ease. A talented multi instrumentalist, songwriter, arranger, and producer, at Karl’s essence is collaboration. Collaboration with other artists like Laura Veirs, Mount Eerie, LAKE, Heatwarmer, and the Spacebomb collective; and collaboration between genres that no one else would think to combine like classical and reggae (his Coconutcracker Suite!). Blau currently holes up in his hobble, concocting another reggae collab this time between country blues and reggae.
In the past few years Blau has released two, critically acclaimed albums: Introducing Karl Blau (Raven Marching Band Records/Bella Union) and Out Her Space (Bella Union), and consequently announced to entirely new audiences in both the US, Europe and beyond. As an artist who as often been described as ahead of his time ­ it’s possible the rest of us are finally catching up.

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Nov
17
8:30 PM20:30

Young Dubliners: Presented by One Night Only Productions

 Facebook Event:  HERE   Tickets: $35 + Fees on  Eventbrite   The Young Dubliners are about to begin their 2018 US summer tour. It will include many festivals and club dates throughout the country. Having just returned from a month long winter tour of Ireland and Denmark with their new guitarist (Justin Pecot) they are now putting the final touch on a set to delight summer audiences.  The band has released eight albums of original material and one Irish song cover album. This meant that there was a lot of material for Justin to learn. He has managed to not only learn the material but also to make it his own. The live show is now as exciting for the band as it is for the audience with a growing chemistry between the band members that seems to reach new heights at every show.  Writing has also begun for a new album, which the band hopes to start recording at the end of this year.  In recent years the Young Dubs have appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, had songs featured in TV shows (Sons Of Anarchy, Human Target) and toured extensively as a headliner and as the opener for such a diverse list of artists as Collective Soul, Jethro Tull, Johnny Lang, Los Lobos, Chris Isaak and many more.  Although the Young Dubliners sound is most commonly called ‘Celtic Rock’, that label, as labels can often be, is misleading. The Irish influence is there, certainly, but it’s not the only influence that rears its head on their albums, or in live shows. After all, several of the band members have no Irish roots of any kind. “That was always the idea”, explains Keith Roberts (Lead singer and acoustic guitarist). “The sound was always intended to be a hybrid because we all come from different backgrounds. Even though two of us are from Ireland, a lot of the music we listened to growing up wasn’t Irish at all, but when we got here, we got homesick and developed a new appreciation for Irish Music. In truth the Celtic riffs can just as easily come from the American band members. Everyone writes now so you never know what you’ll end up with”  The band will be drawing from all nine albums for these upcoming shows with a few performances of the entire “With All Due respect, The Irish Sessions” album at various Irish summer festivals.

Facebook Event: HERE

Tickets: $35 + Fees on Eventbrite

The Young Dubliners are about to begin their 2018 US summer tour. It will include many festivals and club dates throughout the country. Having just returned from a month long winter tour of Ireland and Denmark with their new guitarist (Justin Pecot) they are now putting the final touch on a set to delight summer audiences.

The band has released eight albums of original material and one Irish song cover album. This meant that there was a lot of material for Justin to learn. He has managed to not only learn the material but also to make it his own. The live show is now as exciting for the band as it is for the audience with a growing chemistry between the band members that seems to reach new heights at every show.

Writing has also begun for a new album, which the band hopes to start recording at the end of this year.

In recent years the Young Dubs have appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, had songs featured in TV shows (Sons Of Anarchy, Human Target) and toured extensively as a headliner and as the opener for such a diverse list of artists as Collective Soul, Jethro Tull, Johnny Lang, Los Lobos, Chris Isaak and many more.

Although the Young Dubliners sound is most commonly called ‘Celtic Rock’, that label, as labels can often be, is misleading. The Irish influence is there, certainly, but it’s not the only influence that rears its head on their albums, or in live shows. After all, several of the band members have no Irish roots of any kind. “That was always the idea”, explains Keith Roberts (Lead singer and acoustic guitarist). “The sound was always intended to be a hybrid because we all come from different backgrounds. Even though two of us are from Ireland, a lot of the music we listened to growing up wasn’t Irish at all, but when we got here, we got homesick and developed a new appreciation for Irish Music. In truth the Celtic riffs can just as easily come from the American band members. Everyone writes now so you never know what you’ll end up with”

The band will be drawing from all nine albums for these upcoming shows with a few performances of the entire “With All Due respect, The Irish Sessions” album at various Irish summer festivals.

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Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

CANCELLED - Chris Dave and the Drumhedz w/ Whatitdo

 Facebook Event:  HERE   The Saint welcomes Chris Dave and the Drumhedz!  **This show has been rescheduled from 8/11 to 10/18**  $10 adv. $12 at the door. 21+   Chris Daddy Dave   http://chris-dave.com/   You already know the Drumhedz. You just don't know that you know the Drumhedz. They've been playing on your favorite albums for years, setting the tone or keeping time at the best shows you've ever seen, making the young stars sound like legends and the legends sound like gods, quietly stacking Grammys without ever delivering an acceptance speech, and moving onto the next gig with the simple satisfaction of a job well done. They're the session players and the road warriors, or, "Cats that were looked over, but they're bad," in the words of the Drumhedz bandleader Chris Dave, who's drummed for everyone from Adele to Bieber and Dolly to D'Angelo. "They all have stories like mine." Sure enough, the group's self-titled debut LP showcases a family of musicians whose credits coil like ivy around nearly every pillar of modern sound, getting together to do things to music they couldn't on anyone else's project.  "I never knew what it was going to sound like when we all got together," says Chris. "But I could picture it, like, 'This album is gonna take place in a portal. You're getting away from Earth, from all the bullshit. You're safe, but now you're in our world."  It's a place without genre, where elements of funk, soul, gospel, hip-hop and jazz mix until they're an indistinguishable surging mass of solid groove. But this isn't a jam session and Chris isn't much for solos. His compositions are like his drumming: precise but tweaked just so, syncopated to allow the merging of multiple ideas, and flexible enough to triumph in all manner of tunings. As for this interstellar world's residents, well, how much time do you have? There are nearly 50 Drumhedz in here, spanning core crew like Pino Palladino (bass), Isaiah Sharkey (guitar), Cleo "Pookie" Sample (keys), Sir Darryl Farris (vocals) and Keyon Harrold (horn), to old familiars like James Poyser (the Roots), Stokley Williams (Mint Condition) and Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra), to fresh guests like Anderson .Paak, Bilal, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Phonte Coleman.  "People say you can't have all of these sounds in one place," says Chris, "but how we hear things, it's just music. You like it or you don't. This is a 'why can't you?' album."  It's the album the Drumhedz founder has been building toward his entire life. Chris first reached for the sticks at 3, hoping to hit skins for his brothers' funk group. He was denied, but found his second chance at church, on percussion initially. At home dad would listen to soul and jazz, mom gospel, and his two brothers would listen to funk bands. When he started practicing in his room, "it became like a video game," as he obsessively tried to emulating the styles he was hearing. By the time Chris hit middle school, he was drumming for Houston choirs, backing singers like Kim Burrell and Yolanda Adams. All of which made him a shoo-in for the revered High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. And thanks to a student exchange program, he'd soon be cribbing beats from boarders—non-4/4 stuff from Japan and India. Chris kept building his chops, and playing out, and graduated with a full ride to Howard University in D.C.  "But after first semester, I was trying to figure out what I'd even do with a degree," says Chris. He didn't have to wonder long. "Mint Condition was doing a black college tour and I cut class to see it. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were there, so my friends and I went up to them, like, 'Yo, you should sign us.' We didn't even have a band. But Jimmy's like, 'I'll listen to y'all for five minutes.' I don't even know what we played, but next thing you know, Mint Condition is calling me to be their drummer."  Chris dropped out to open for Janet Jackson, and the work started pouring in soon enough. Lionel Richie. Mary J. Kenny Garrett. Living with Stokely in Minneapolis, he made his own Dilla-inspired beats and worked on songwriting. In studios, on tour and in private, he was perfecting his style. Early on, he met the Time, and explained to Jellybean Johnson that he learned his part on "777-9311." The band's response: "What the fuck? You know that was a drum machine, right? You're not supposed to be able to play that." Chris's need to sponge up all he heard paid off—from 2009 to 2012, he worked on three Grammy-winning albums across three genres: Maxwell's BLACKsummer'snight, Adele's 21, and the Robert Glasper Experiment's Black Radio. In the personnel credits for those LPs, you'll find the foundation of the Drumhedz.  "I always wanted to be in a group," says Chris, and he was to a degree. "Me and Rob started the Experiment living together in New York, after Maxwell. But he was also signed solo, so after we did the Adele stuff, me, Pino and Poyser were like, 'Let's just play sometime.' We booked a random gig in London and it sold out. Then we started doing festivals, as Chris Dave and Friends, and out of that, we start casually, some-kind-of-way touring, like, 'How are we doing this when we don't have a record out?'"  So in 2013, they drop the Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Mixtape (GLOW365), a free 23-track set of "nod your head to this" type grooves swirling up all the genres these guys were working in. Some of the material was culled from old recordings—like when Chris, Glasper, and Mos Def rocked Houston's Red Cat all night—and other bits were new, but it was all overture for the album to come. It took a while, but in late 2015, Chris blocked out a month and change at Kingsize Soundlabs in Los Angeles (his primary home now). He spent a few days prepping the studio like he would his kit before a gig, then put out the call and the Drumhedz flocked from their various dimensions to help build a portal that'd transport the rest of us to their world. Chris recalls giving Goapele lyrical direction for "Atlanta, Texas": "You're not a woman, you're the sun." They'd record constantly. He'd cut it down later. The flow was most important.  "I want to play at nighttime at the festivals, not 'you can catch me at Carnegie Hall for $200 a ticket or don't talk to me,'" says Chris. "We just want to party. It's a getaway."  Sure enough the LP opens with a liftoff sequence, gives way to the astral rap of "Universal Language," where KRNDN rhymes and Sy Smith coos, then opens up with "Dat Feelin'," a go-go paced march through the center of the galaxy—you can almost picture space dust and hurtling asteroids as brass blows and drums pop. But despite the celestial bent, these are very human songs. There's .Paak detailing the struggle on "Black Hole," conflicted emotions taking musical form on "Sensitive Granite," the flirty jaunt of "Whatever," and Bilal and Tweet getting their Marvin and Tammi on, in five-four, during "Spread Her Wings." Because for all their otherworldly ability, the Drumhedz are who they are because of connection. At the end of the day, they're the cats who came together. And now that they did, you might be a Drumhed too.  Shit's Dope, the new full-length album by Reno instrumental group Whatitdo, takes the listener on a funk voyage. It's a sonic journey through a historical variety of music—it touches on James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Herbie Hancock, Tower of Power, Dr. Dre, Medeski Martin & Wood, and more. At the same time, the music is compulsively danceable, and so grandiose it might provide the perfect soundtrack for a killer roadtrip or, given the right headspace—maybe after a joint or two—it might even inspire the stationary listener to imagine some strange cinematic adventure. - Brad Bynum // Elephant Rifle

Facebook Event: HERE

The Saint welcomes Chris Dave and the Drumhedz!

**This show has been rescheduled from 8/11 to 10/18**

$10 adv. $12 at the door. 21+

Chris Daddy Dave
http://chris-dave.com/

You already know the Drumhedz. You just don't know that you know the Drumhedz. They've been playing on your favorite albums for years, setting the tone or keeping time at the best shows you've ever seen, making the young stars sound like legends and the legends sound like gods, quietly stacking Grammys without ever delivering an acceptance speech, and moving onto the next gig with the simple satisfaction of a job well done. They're the session players and the road warriors, or, "Cats that were looked over, but they're bad," in the words of the Drumhedz bandleader Chris Dave, who's drummed for everyone from Adele to Bieber and Dolly to D'Angelo. "They all have stories like mine." Sure enough, the group's self-titled debut LP showcases a family of musicians whose credits coil like ivy around nearly every pillar of modern sound, getting together to do things to music they couldn't on anyone else's project.

"I never knew what it was going to sound like when we all got together," says Chris. "But I could picture it, like, 'This album is gonna take place in a portal. You're getting away from Earth, from all the bullshit. You're safe, but now you're in our world."

It's a place without genre, where elements of funk, soul, gospel, hip-hop and jazz mix until they're an indistinguishable surging mass of solid groove. But this isn't a jam session and Chris isn't much for solos. His compositions are like his drumming: precise but tweaked just so, syncopated to allow the merging of multiple ideas, and flexible enough to triumph in all manner of tunings. As for this interstellar world's residents, well, how much time do you have? There are nearly 50 Drumhedz in here, spanning core crew like Pino Palladino (bass), Isaiah Sharkey (guitar), Cleo "Pookie" Sample (keys), Sir Darryl Farris (vocals) and Keyon Harrold (horn), to old familiars like James Poyser (the Roots), Stokley Williams (Mint Condition) and Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra), to fresh guests like Anderson .Paak, Bilal, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Phonte Coleman.

"People say you can't have all of these sounds in one place," says Chris, "but how we hear things, it's just music. You like it or you don't. This is a 'why can't you?' album."

It's the album the Drumhedz founder has been building toward his entire life. Chris first reached for the sticks at 3, hoping to hit skins for his brothers' funk group. He was denied, but found his second chance at church, on percussion initially. At home dad would listen to soul and jazz, mom gospel, and his two brothers would listen to funk bands. When he started practicing in his room, "it became like a video game," as he obsessively tried to emulating the styles he was hearing. By the time Chris hit middle school, he was drumming for Houston choirs, backing singers like Kim Burrell and Yolanda Adams. All of which made him a shoo-in for the revered High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. And thanks to a student exchange program, he'd soon be cribbing beats from boarders—non-4/4 stuff from Japan and India. Chris kept building his chops, and playing out, and graduated with a full ride to Howard University in D.C.

"But after first semester, I was trying to figure out what I'd even do with a degree," says Chris. He didn't have to wonder long. "Mint Condition was doing a black college tour and I cut class to see it. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were there, so my friends and I went up to them, like, 'Yo, you should sign us.' We didn't even have a band. But Jimmy's like, 'I'll listen to y'all for five minutes.' I don't even know what we played, but next thing you know, Mint Condition is calling me to be their drummer."

Chris dropped out to open for Janet Jackson, and the work started pouring in soon enough. Lionel Richie. Mary J. Kenny Garrett. Living with Stokely in Minneapolis, he made his own Dilla-inspired beats and worked on songwriting. In studios, on tour and in private, he was perfecting his style. Early on, he met the Time, and explained to Jellybean Johnson that he learned his part on "777-9311." The band's response: "What the fuck? You know that was a drum machine, right? You're not supposed to be able to play that." Chris's need to sponge up all he heard paid off—from 2009 to 2012, he worked on three Grammy-winning albums across three genres: Maxwell's BLACKsummer'snight, Adele's 21, and the Robert Glasper Experiment's Black Radio. In the personnel credits for those LPs, you'll find the foundation of the Drumhedz.

"I always wanted to be in a group," says Chris, and he was to a degree. "Me and Rob started the Experiment living together in New York, after Maxwell. But he was also signed solo, so after we did the Adele stuff, me, Pino and Poyser were like, 'Let's just play sometime.' We booked a random gig in London and it sold out. Then we started doing festivals, as Chris Dave and Friends, and out of that, we start casually, some-kind-of-way touring, like, 'How are we doing this when we don't have a record out?'"

So in 2013, they drop the Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Mixtape (GLOW365), a free 23-track set of "nod your head to this" type grooves swirling up all the genres these guys were working in. Some of the material was culled from old recordings—like when Chris, Glasper, and Mos Def rocked Houston's Red Cat all night—and other bits were new, but it was all overture for the album to come. It took a while, but in late 2015, Chris blocked out a month and change at Kingsize Soundlabs in Los Angeles (his primary home now). He spent a few days prepping the studio like he would his kit before a gig, then put out the call and the Drumhedz flocked from their various dimensions to help build a portal that'd transport the rest of us to their world. Chris recalls giving Goapele lyrical direction for "Atlanta, Texas": "You're not a woman, you're the sun." They'd record constantly. He'd cut it down later. The flow was most important.

"I want to play at nighttime at the festivals, not 'you can catch me at Carnegie Hall for $200 a ticket or don't talk to me,'" says Chris. "We just want to party. It's a getaway."

Sure enough the LP opens with a liftoff sequence, gives way to the astral rap of "Universal Language," where KRNDN rhymes and Sy Smith coos, then opens up with "Dat Feelin'," a go-go paced march through the center of the galaxy—you can almost picture space dust and hurtling asteroids as brass blows and drums pop. But despite the celestial bent, these are very human songs. There's .Paak detailing the struggle on "Black Hole," conflicted emotions taking musical form on "Sensitive Granite," the flirty jaunt of "Whatever," and Bilal and Tweet getting their Marvin and Tammi on, in five-four, during "Spread Her Wings." Because for all their otherworldly ability, the Drumhedz are who they are because of connection. At the end of the day, they're the cats who came together. And now that they did, you might be a Drumhed too.

Shit's Dope, the new full-length album by Reno instrumental group Whatitdo, takes the listener on a funk voyage. It's a sonic journey through a historical variety of music—it touches on James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Herbie Hancock, Tower of Power, Dr. Dre, Medeski Martin & Wood, and more. At the same time, the music is compulsively danceable, and so grandiose it might provide the perfect soundtrack for a killer roadtrip or, given the right headspace—maybe after a joint or two—it might even inspire the stationary listener to imagine some strange cinematic adventure.
- Brad Bynum // Elephant Rifle

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Oct
16
4:00 PM16:00

Mic Night - Comms Horror Stories

 Facebook Event:  HERE   We're mixing it up this October! Join us as we tell tales of  horror from the public relations and communications world (and the  solutions or lessons that came from these tales of woe). Instead of  lunch, join us for a happy hour program designed to let you enjoy,  cringe, laugh, cry and learn a little from your fellow practitioner's  scariest stories.   Want to share? FILL THIS OUT:  https://goo.gl/forms/rp0GgyAdJIYPd1YP2   Take  note: any and all are welcome! You don't have to have a story, nor do  you have to be in the communications world. We're certain anyone can  learn from this mic night!   Important: Virginia Street is in the  middle of a big construction project but there's no need to bite your  fingernails in anxiety. Help us support our local businesses by parking  nearby and walking in, our simply catch an Uber from a nearby parking  lot. Let's support our Mid-Town friends!

Facebook Event: HERE

We're mixing it up this October! Join us as we tell tales of horror from the public relations and communications world (and the solutions or lessons that came from these tales of woe). Instead of lunch, join us for a happy hour program designed to let you enjoy, cringe, laugh, cry and learn a little from your fellow practitioner's scariest stories.

Want to share? FILL THIS OUT: https://goo.gl/forms/rp0GgyAdJIYPd1YP2

Take note: any and all are welcome! You don't have to have a story, nor do you have to be in the communications world. We're certain anyone can learn from this mic night!

Important: Virginia Street is in the middle of a big construction project but there's no need to bite your fingernails in anxiety. Help us support our local businesses by parking nearby and walking in, our simply catch an Uber from a nearby parking lot. Let's support our Mid-Town friends!

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Oct
12
to Oct 13

Vibe and Vote

 Facebook Event:  HERE   Join  us for this one of a kind free local artist collaboration! We will be  joining together to learn about the upcoming election, the importance of  our voices being heard and to vibe with some amazing up and coming  artists.

Facebook Event: HERE

Join us for this one of a kind free local artist collaboration! We will be joining together to learn about the upcoming election, the importance of our voices being heard and to vibe with some amazing up and coming artists.

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Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

PLEASURES 3D live at The Saint

 Facebook event page:  HERE   South Florida trio PLEASURES creates a dark psych/cybernetics  hybrid that’s somewhere between Manson Family Fever dreams at Spahn  Ranch and Blade Runner.   PLEASURES fall tour will feature live  curated 3D visuals at each show - each attendee will receive Chromadepth  glasses to experience them

Facebook event page: HERE

South Florida trio PLEASURES creates a dark psych/cybernetics hybrid that’s somewhere between Manson Family Fever dreams at Spahn Ranch and Blade Runner.

PLEASURES fall tour will feature live curated 3D visuals at each show - each attendee will receive Chromadepth glasses to experience them

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Oct
3
8:00 PM20:00

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore

 The Saint welcomes Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore Wednesday Oct. 3rd!  Roots music legends,  Dave Alvin  and  Jimmie Dale Gilmore , have been friends for 30 years, but only recently realized they had never played music with each other before. So in 2017, Grammy winner Alvin and Grammy nominee Gilmore, decided to hit the highway to swap songs, tell stories, and share their life experiences.  Though Texas born Gilmore was twice named Country Artist of the Year by Rolling Stone, and California native Alvin first came to fame in the hard rocking rhythm and blues band The Blasters, they discovered that their musical roots in old blues and folk music are exactly the same. In these spontaneous shows, audiences enjoyed classic original compositions from the two, and also songs from a wide spectrum of songwriters and styles from Merle Haggard to Sam Cooke to the Young Bloods. Mutually energized and inspired by these performances, Dave and Jimmie agreed to hit the road again in 2018… this time with a full band, an album, Downey to Lubbock and some new stories to share.  Downey To Lubbock will be released on YepRoc on June 1 2018.  Join us at The Saint for an unforgettable “evening with” backed by the Guilty Ones. Get your tickets now. THIS SHOW IS SURE TO SELL OUT!!!  Tickets are only $30 at  Recycled Records  and The Saint.  Presented by  One Night Only Productions

The Saint welcomes Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore Wednesday Oct. 3rd!

Roots music legends, Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, have been friends for 30 years, but only recently realized they had never played music with each other before. So in 2017, Grammy winner Alvin and Grammy nominee Gilmore, decided to hit the highway to swap songs, tell stories, and share their life experiences.

Though Texas born Gilmore was twice named Country Artist of the Year by Rolling Stone, and California native Alvin first came to fame in the hard rocking rhythm and blues band The Blasters, they discovered that their musical roots in old blues and folk music are exactly the same. In these spontaneous shows, audiences enjoyed classic original compositions from the two, and also songs from a wide spectrum of songwriters and styles from Merle Haggard to Sam Cooke to the Young Bloods. Mutually energized and inspired by these performances, Dave and Jimmie agreed to hit the road again in 2018… this time with a full band, an album, Downey to Lubbock and some new stories to share.

Downey To Lubbock will be released on YepRoc on June 1 2018.

Join us at The Saint for an unforgettable “evening with” backed by the Guilty Ones. Get your tickets now. THIS SHOW IS SURE TO SELL OUT!!!

Tickets are only $30 at Recycled Records and The Saint.

Presented by One Night Only Productions

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Sep
18
8:00 PM20:00

CANCELLED - Renee Dion: HAVEN Tour at The Saint

 Facebook Event:  HERE   The Saint welcomes Renee Dion on tour for her latest album HAVEN.  Renee Dion’s soulful sound could be heard on music blogs across the web, on albums by alternative soul icons, and in clubs and festivals from her hometown, Columbus, Ohio, to New York City. And as her fans anticipated her fourth project, life came at her fast–she took a musical break. What emerged from Renee’s hiatus is a simmering album, HAVEN where she breaks free of her normal setting of an external producer directed album and found her soul trappings and plays in an uncharted space musically producing her own project with the help of one of Columbus Ohio’s musical geniuses Jonathan Baker assisting her in some of the tracks. Renee has crafted a delicate safe space of honest music creating a home within her lyrics and detailing patience through some of life’s harsh and gorgeous transitions as Gods child a woman and an artist.  $5 cover. Music at 8pm. 21+ event.

Facebook Event: HERE

The Saint welcomes Renee Dion on tour for her latest album HAVEN.

Renee Dion’s soulful sound could be heard on music blogs across the web, on albums by alternative soul icons, and in clubs and festivals from her hometown, Columbus, Ohio, to New York City. And as her fans anticipated her fourth project, life came at her fast–she took a musical break. What emerged from Renee’s hiatus is a simmering album, HAVEN where she breaks free of her normal setting of an external producer directed album and found her soul trappings and plays in an uncharted space musically producing her own project with the help of one of Columbus Ohio’s musical geniuses Jonathan Baker assisting her in some of the tracks. Renee has crafted a delicate safe space of honest music creating a home within her lyrics and detailing patience through some of life’s harsh and gorgeous transitions as Gods child a woman and an artist.

$5 cover. Music at 8pm. 21+ event.

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Sep
16
7:00 PM19:00

Autonomics / Alvie & the Breakfast Pigs + TBA

 The Saint welcomes Autonomics w/ Alvie & the Breakfast Pigs + TBA Sunday Sept. 16th!  Facebook Event:  HERE   Autonomics is a power trio from Portland, OR fronted by Dan Pantenberg and driven by twin brothers Evan and Vaughn Leikam.  Using carefully crafted hooks and motivating rhythms, Autonomics bring a consistent energetic live show much in the vein of Wavves, Car Seat Headrest, and The Thermals.  Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs is a loud, in your face San Francisco Trash Blues rock band. Best enjoyed with a beer and a shot. Rock n roll is not dead in our books. See for yourself!

The Saint welcomes Autonomics w/ Alvie & the Breakfast Pigs + TBA Sunday Sept. 16th!

Facebook Event: HERE

Autonomics is a power trio from Portland, OR fronted by Dan Pantenberg and driven by twin brothers Evan and Vaughn Leikam.

Using carefully crafted hooks and motivating rhythms, Autonomics bring a consistent energetic live show much in the vein of Wavves, Car Seat Headrest, and The Thermals.

Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs is a loud, in your face San Francisco Trash Blues rock band. Best enjoyed with a beer and a shot. Rock n roll is not dead in our books. See for yourself!

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Sep
12
8:00 PM20:00

Jake La Botz + Special Guests at The Saint Music Hall

 Facebook Event:  HERE   The Saint Music Hall welcomes Jake La Botz Sept. 12th!  $8 adv. + fees on  Eventbrite  $10 at the door. 21+ event.  Jake La Botz will be gracing The Saint stage on September 12, 2018. A booming Americana artist on the rise in the music and movie scene's. Here is a bio we got off his website with a pretty cool quote from some one you might know.  Jake La Botz hit the road at fifteen. He found employment as a roofer, boilermaker, factory worker, and obituary writer. In the midst of this he learned how to play guitar. He played on the streets and in the juke joints of New Orleans, Chicago, and the Mississippi Delta, finding kinship with some of the last of the pre-war era bluesmen: David “Honeyboy” Edwards, “Homesick” James, and “Maxwell Street” Jimmy Davis. La Botz has become known for his “Tattoo Across America Tour,” where he tours the country performing at tattoo shops and as an actor in films in which he sometimes sings his original songs: RAMBO dir. Sylvester Stallone, ANIMAL FACTORY dir. Steve Buscemi, ON THE ROAD dir. Walter Salles.  Jake has toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe and has opened for Ray Charles, Etta James, Dr. John, Mavis Staples, JD McPherson, Buddy Guy, Jr. Wells, Taj Mahal, Buckwheat Zydeco, Tony Joe White, John Hammond, The Blasters and a host of other greats. He recently starred as "Jake Haynes" in the feature film THE GRACE OF JAKE, and as “The Shape” in the new stage musical GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY written by Stephen King and John Mellencamp with musical direction by T-Bone Burnett.  From the first time I heard him playing guitar and singing his songs in a smoky bar on La Brea and Sunset, I became a devoted fan of Jake La Botz. Effortlessly blending authentic blues, rock, country, and gospel, he's created a sound and style that is original and yet instantly familiar. Soulful, personal, painfully funny and sad; his beautifully crafted songs always inspire me to sing along. He's a good buddy of mine, but I'd say this even if I didn't like him personally, (which is impossible, by the way) he's a true American classic, a gift, and a musical resource that is a joy to be discovered time and time again. Long Live La Botz!" -Steve Buscemi (Actor, Director)  We hope you enjoy the show!!!

Facebook Event: HERE

The Saint Music Hall welcomes Jake La Botz Sept. 12th!

$8 adv. + fees on Eventbrite
$10 at the door.
21+ event.

Jake La Botz will be gracing The Saint stage on September 12, 2018. A booming Americana artist on the rise in the music and movie scene's. Here is a bio we got off his website with a pretty cool quote from some one you might know.

Jake La Botz hit the road at fifteen. He found employment as a roofer, boilermaker, factory worker, and obituary writer. In the midst of this he learned how to play guitar. He played on the streets and in the juke joints of New Orleans, Chicago, and the Mississippi Delta, finding kinship with some of the last of the pre-war era bluesmen: David “Honeyboy” Edwards, “Homesick” James, and “Maxwell Street” Jimmy Davis. La Botz has become known for his “Tattoo Across America Tour,” where he tours the country performing at tattoo shops and as an actor in films in which he sometimes sings his original songs: RAMBO dir. Sylvester Stallone, ANIMAL FACTORY dir. Steve Buscemi, ON THE ROAD dir. Walter Salles.

Jake has toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe and has opened for Ray Charles, Etta James, Dr. John, Mavis Staples, JD McPherson, Buddy Guy, Jr. Wells, Taj Mahal, Buckwheat Zydeco, Tony Joe White, John Hammond, The Blasters and a host of other greats. He recently starred as "Jake Haynes" in the feature film THE GRACE OF JAKE, and as “The Shape” in the new stage musical GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY written by Stephen King and John Mellencamp with musical direction by T-Bone Burnett.

From the first time I heard him playing guitar and singing his songs in a smoky bar on La Brea and Sunset, I became a devoted fan of Jake La Botz. Effortlessly blending authentic blues, rock, country, and gospel, he's created a sound and style that is original and yet instantly familiar. Soulful, personal, painfully funny and sad; his beautifully crafted songs always inspire me to sing along. He's a good buddy of mine, but I'd say this even if I didn't like him personally, (which is impossible, by the way) he's a true American classic, a gift, and a musical resource that is a joy to be discovered time and time again. Long Live La Botz!"
-Steve Buscemi (Actor, Director)

We hope you enjoy the show!!!

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Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

MOVED TO ST. JAMES INFIRMARY: Tommy Alexander, Taylor Kingman at The Saint

 Facebook Event:  HERE   $5 adv. $8 door. 21+ event.  TOMMY ALEXANDER  http://www.tommyalexander.com  "A phenomenal talent." -Micheal McDonald  "Filled with an introspective and strikingly truthful style of songwriting, his music can be downright mind-bending -- especially for those of us who have grown used to Pandora's corporate jukebox and the cultural clichés that run with it.” - Huffington Post  Tommy & crew have been fortunate to share bills with Mac Demarco, Michael McDonald, Big Thief, Willy Tea Taylor, Twain, Spirit Family Reunion, Aaron Lee Tasjan, People Under The Stairs, SUSTO, Night Beds, Jay Cobb Anderson & many more.  TAYLOR KINGMAN  www.taylorkingman.com   http://www.mamabirdrecordingco.com/taylor-kingman/  Taylor Kingman makes music that resets the clocks. You know the feeling of standing beneath a trestle on a hard day, a can of cheap beer, flicking a lighter and dreaming up wild ideas until a heavy train comes thundering overhead and you scream and scream until your voice gives out and you feel lighter? That’s the thing that lives deep in Taylor’s songs. There’s something so rubbed-raw honest and drunken-truth about them. You can’t help but be transfixed and transformed.  Born in Portland, OR and raised in Marion County, Taylor picked up a guitar and started writing at 12. In high school, he formed The Hill Dogs, a raucous, powerful band that hit hard beneath his explosive lyrics. After graduating, he wrote like a madman, played out heavily with the band, and taught guitar on the side.

Facebook Event: HERE

$5 adv. $8 door. 21+ event.

TOMMY ALEXANDER
http://www.tommyalexander.com
"A phenomenal talent." -Micheal McDonald

"Filled with an introspective and strikingly truthful style of songwriting, his music can be downright mind-bending -- especially for those of us who have grown used to Pandora's corporate jukebox and the cultural clichés that run with it.”
- Huffington Post

Tommy & crew have been fortunate to share bills with Mac Demarco, Michael McDonald, Big Thief, Willy Tea Taylor, Twain, Spirit Family Reunion, Aaron Lee Tasjan, People Under The Stairs, SUSTO, Night Beds, Jay Cobb Anderson & many more.

TAYLOR KINGMAN
www.taylorkingman.com
http://www.mamabirdrecordingco.com/taylor-kingman/
Taylor Kingman makes music that resets the clocks. You know the feeling of standing beneath a trestle on a hard day, a can of cheap beer, flicking a lighter and dreaming up wild ideas until a heavy train comes thundering overhead and you scream and scream until your voice gives out and you feel lighter? That’s the thing that lives deep in Taylor’s songs. There’s something so rubbed-raw honest and drunken-truth about them. You can’t help but be transfixed and transformed.

Born in Portland, OR and raised in Marion County, Taylor picked up a guitar and started writing at 12. In high school, he formed The Hill Dogs, a raucous, powerful band that hit hard beneath his explosive lyrics. After graduating, he wrote like a madman, played out heavily with the band, and taught guitar on the side.

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Aug
27
7:00 PM19:00

AL1CE w/ Seasons Of Insanity

 AL1CE is a multimedia performing arts rock group that fuses dance, surrealist art, video, world music, electronica and rock into a veritable broth of sound and vision. They have traveled the world as part of The Alice Project collective, and have taken part in music exchange programs in Algeria and Uzbekistan.  They are currently releasing one new song and music video every month for each full moon and are on their 11th full moon release. They are slated to release their full-length album this summer, after their 13th release.  Seasons of Insanity, once described as “the most American rock band west of the Mississippi”, formed in 2009 from the ashes of prominent Northern Nevada bands. Consisting of lead vocalist Shane Whitecloud, drummer Rick Brenner, bass and vocalist Gus Caba, lead guitarist Jeff “Mango” Montgomery and guitarist Tricky, the band has shared the stage with national acts Sick Puppies, Puddle of Mudd, Y&T, Royal Bliss, 5 Finger Death Punch, Gemini Syndrome, Buckcherry, UFO, 10 Years, Young Guns, Saving Able, Otherwise, and many more. Once a Jägermeister band, the band proudly endorses and are sponsored by Basson, Dirtbag, Coffin Case and Coldcock Whiskey.

AL1CE is a multimedia performing arts rock group that fuses dance, surrealist art, video, world music, electronica and rock into a veritable broth of sound and vision. They have traveled the world as part of The Alice Project collective, and have taken part in music exchange programs in Algeria and Uzbekistan.

They are currently releasing one new song and music video every month for each full moon and are on their 11th full moon release. They are slated to release their full-length album this summer, after their 13th release.

Seasons of Insanity, once described as “the most American rock band west of the Mississippi”, formed in 2009 from the ashes of prominent Northern Nevada bands. Consisting of lead vocalist Shane Whitecloud, drummer Rick Brenner, bass and vocalist Gus Caba, lead guitarist Jeff “Mango” Montgomery and guitarist Tricky, the band has shared the stage with national acts Sick Puppies, Puddle of Mudd, Y&T, Royal Bliss, 5 Finger Death Punch, Gemini Syndrome, Buckcherry, UFO, 10 Years, Young Guns, Saving Able, Otherwise, and many more. Once a Jägermeister band, the band proudly endorses and are sponsored by Basson, Dirtbag, Coffin Case and Coldcock Whiskey.

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Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

Ignite Reno #19

 Ignite Reno is back with our 19th event!  If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Part of a world-wide phenomenon, Ignite Reno showcases the city's most amazing stories, learnings and musings!  Over the past nine years, Ignite Reno has featured hundreds of presentations by lively and energetic personalities ranging in topics from history, technology, mining, comedy, architecture, love, finance and more. Check out some of the past presentations over on Youtube at  http://youtube.com/ignitereno .  ATTENDEES Not ready to make it up on the stage quite yet? That's OK! Come join us for one of the most entertaining nights out in Reno. We guarantee you'll find yourself wondering what kind of topics you could present on in the future.  Tickets are $5/person. This event is 21+.  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 6:30pm: Doors open for Ignite Reno 7:00pm: Ignite Reno begins!  CALL FOR SPEAKERS Do you want to speak at a future Ignite Reno? We are actively looking for speakers for this event. Submit a proposal at  http://ignitereno.com.   What is the format? Your presentation will consist of 20 slides that will automatically advance to the next slide after 15 seconds.  What can I talk about? Almost any topic is fair game but presentations may not advertise or promote a product, business, service or organization.  Does it have to be about Reno? No! In fact, presentations should be relevant for both the local audience and the world at large. Take a look at some of our past speakers in our  Youtube channel .  Follow us on Twitter or Facebook for updates: @ignitereno on Twitter and Ignite Reno on Facebook.

Ignite Reno is back with our 19th event!

If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Part of a world-wide phenomenon, Ignite Reno showcases the city's most amazing stories, learnings and musings!

Over the past nine years, Ignite Reno has featured hundreds of presentations by lively and energetic personalities ranging in topics from history, technology, mining, comedy, architecture, love, finance and more. Check out some of the past presentations over on Youtube at http://youtube.com/ignitereno.

ATTENDEES
Not ready to make it up on the stage quite yet? That's OK! Come join us for one of the most entertaining nights out in Reno. We guarantee you'll find yourself wondering what kind of topics you could present on in the future.

Tickets are $5/person. This event is 21+.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
6:30pm: Doors open for Ignite Reno
7:00pm: Ignite Reno begins!

CALL FOR SPEAKERS
Do you want to speak at a future Ignite Reno? We are actively looking for speakers for this event. Submit a proposal at http://ignitereno.com.

What is the format?
Your presentation will consist of 20 slides that will automatically advance to the next slide after 15 seconds.

What can I talk about?
Almost any topic is fair game but presentations may not advertise or promote a product, business, service or organization.

Does it have to be about Reno?
No! In fact, presentations should be relevant for both the local audience and the world at large. Take a look at some of our past speakers in our Youtube channel.

Follow us on Twitter or Facebook for updates: @ignitereno on Twitter and Ignite Reno on Facebook.

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Aug
21
8:00 PM20:00

CANCELLED - X Suns/Limbostate/TBA

 THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  The Saint welcomes X Suns from Seattle August 21st! Joining them is Limbostate + TBA.  Facebook Event:  HERE   X SUNS (from Seattle)  http://xsuns.bandcamp.com/   8pm. 21+.  X SUNS was formed in 2009 by Trent McIntyre, Adam Tricoli, and Keith Furtado in Seattle, Washington. They started playing live in 2010, and released their self-titled debut in January of 2012. In the same year they added Skippy King (of Seattle band Patrol) as a second guitarist. Later that year, Keith Furtado quit the band, and was replaced by Richard Burkett (of GIZA). This new lineup released "The Greys" EP in October of 2013. Prior to the release, Richard Burkett quit the band, and was replaced by Erick Hohnstein-Von Etten. This new lineup started writing new material, and played extensively around the Northwest. They shared the stage with bands such as Pelican, Tombs, And So I Watch You From Afar, Junius, and many others. In December of 2014, they recorded a 4 song EP with Chris Mathews Jr., titled "III", which was mixed by Matt Bayles (Isis, Mastodon, Minus The Bear, etc.). Shortly after, Erick parted ways with the band and was replaced by Jared Burke Eglington, formerly of the Seattle band Akimbo. "III" was released in October of 2015, and the band supported the release with a West Coast tour. In 2016, Devils Child Records released their second and third EPs on Vinyl, and the band recorded two new songs with Matt Bayles. 2016 also saw them opening for Battles, If These Trees Could Talk, Driftoff, and Spotlights. In 2017, they self-released the 2 new songs on a 7 inch titled "Strawberry Mansion/Twelve Hours", and toured the West Coast again. They are currently writing songs for their first full-length.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

The Saint welcomes X Suns from Seattle August 21st! Joining them is Limbostate + TBA.

Facebook Event: HERE

X SUNS (from Seattle)
http://xsuns.bandcamp.com/

8pm. 21+.

X SUNS was formed in 2009 by Trent McIntyre, Adam Tricoli, and Keith Furtado in Seattle, Washington. They started playing live in 2010, and released their self-titled debut in January of 2012. In the same year they added Skippy King (of Seattle band Patrol) as a second guitarist. Later that year, Keith Furtado quit the band, and was replaced by Richard Burkett (of GIZA). This new lineup released "The Greys" EP in October of 2013. Prior to the release, Richard Burkett quit the band, and was replaced by Erick Hohnstein-Von Etten. This new lineup started writing new material, and played extensively around the Northwest. They shared the stage with bands such as Pelican, Tombs, And So I Watch You From Afar, Junius, and many others. In December of 2014, they recorded a 4 song EP with Chris Mathews Jr., titled "III", which was mixed by Matt Bayles (Isis, Mastodon, Minus The Bear, etc.). Shortly after, Erick parted ways with the band and was replaced by Jared Burke Eglington, formerly of the Seattle band Akimbo. "III" was released in October of 2015, and the band supported the release with a West Coast tour. In 2016, Devils Child Records released their second and third EPs on Vinyl, and the band recorded two new songs with Matt Bayles. 2016 also saw them opening for Battles, If These Trees Could Talk, Driftoff, and Spotlights. In 2017, they self-released the 2 new songs on a 7 inch titled "Strawberry Mansion/Twelve Hours", and toured the West Coast again. They are currently writing songs for their first full-length.

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Aug
18
8:00 PM20:00

The English Beat: Presented by One Night Only Productions

English Beat flyer.jpg

One Night Only Productions Presents:
The English Beat at The Saint Music Hall

Facebook Event: HERE

Legendary Ska, Two Tone pioneers the ENGLISH BEAT, bringing their magic “for one night only” a special ”evening with”. Playing the hits & deep cuts. Don’t miss what is sure to be a SOLD OUT SHOW!!!

$35 adv. tickets @ Recycled Records & The Saint at 5pm July 4.
$40 + fees on Eventbrite available now!
This is a 21+ event.

The English Beat is a band with an energetic mix of musical styles and a sound like no other. The band's unique sound has allowed it to endure for nearly three decades and appeal to fans, young and old, all over the world.

When The English Beat (known simply as The Beat in their native England) rushed on to the music scene in 1979, it was a time of massive social and political unrest and economic and musical upheaval. This set the stage for a period of unbridled musical creativity, and thanks in large part to the Punk
movement and it's DIY approach to making music, artists like The Beat were able to speak out and speak their mind on the news of the day.

Band leader Dave Wakeling never felt constrained by the movement. Dave has always viewed ska as a springboard, not a straight jacket. Indeed, the band's sound continued to evolve over their first three studio albums, through the General Public era (a band formed by Dave with Ranking Roger, the toaster from The Beat), and has continued it's evolution with the forthcoming English Beat album “Here We Go Love”, a PledgeMusic crowd-funded album set for release in 2016, the band's first new album since 1982's “Special Beat Service”.

Consummate showman that he is, Dave Wakeling has continued to keep The Beat alive and strong. Dave continues to tour the world as The English Beat with an amazing all-star ska backing band playing all the hits of The Beat, General Public, and songs from his new album “Here We Go Love”.

You just can’t stop The English Beat!

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Aug
17
8:00 PM20:00

Bluff Caller album release w/ Hush and This Great State

 Facebook Event:  HERE   Bluff Caller has been quietly releasing R&B drenched Rock for the last 5 years, earning them a reputation for one of Reno/Tahoe’s best bands. Their live show isn’t to miss, and they are gearing up for local and regional support dates for their new album ‘Leave Me Alone, Don’t Ever Leave Me’.  www.bluffcaller.com    Hush is a 5 piece indie rock/pop outfit from LA. They are actively swooning SoCal audiences and are bringing their lush sounds to the high desert. @hushwestcoast    This Great State is a 4 piece Alt Rock band from Sacramento with influences in Rock, Soul, and Synth Pop. They are quickly becoming a staple in the west coast alt rock scene.  www.thisgreatstatemusic.com   SHOW STARTS AT 8 $5 DOLLAR COVER

Facebook Event: HERE

Bluff Caller has been quietly releasing R&B drenched Rock for the last 5 years, earning them a reputation for one of Reno/Tahoe’s best bands. Their live show isn’t to miss, and they are gearing up for local and regional support dates for their new album ‘Leave Me Alone, Don’t Ever Leave Me’.
www.bluffcaller.com


Hush is a 5 piece indie rock/pop outfit from LA. They are actively swooning SoCal audiences and are bringing their lush sounds to the high desert.
@hushwestcoast



This Great State is a 4 piece Alt Rock band from Sacramento with influences in Rock, Soul, and Synth Pop. They are quickly becoming a staple in the west coast alt rock scene.
www.thisgreatstatemusic.com

SHOW STARTS AT 8
$5 DOLLAR COVER

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Aug
10
8:00 PM20:00

Henry Chadwick + Special Guests

 The Saint welcomes  Henry Chadwick  Friday Aug. 10th!  Facebook Event:  HERE   Hailing from Santa Cruz CA, Henry and his band are on tour in anticipation for the upcoming album "Marlin Fisher" out Aug. 31.  You can pre-order the new record on Vinyl or CD at his website  http://www.henrychadwick.net/   Here's the latest single "Bag of Chips":  https://youtu.be/u49tEvwQBeM   Henry has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine for Best Pop Album of 2016:  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/best-pop-albums-of-2016-so-far-237467/   AND, best songs of 2016 by Time Magazine:  http://time.com/4373982/best-songs-2016-so-far/   Check out the music video for his single "Alright".  https://youtu.be/mz4hYa19TnQ   $8 at the door. 21+ event. We hope to see you there!

The Saint welcomes Henry Chadwick Friday Aug. 10th!

Facebook Event: HERE

Hailing from Santa Cruz CA, Henry and his band are on tour in anticipation for the upcoming album "Marlin Fisher" out Aug. 31.

You can pre-order the new record on Vinyl or CD at his website http://www.henrychadwick.net/

Here's the latest single "Bag of Chips":
https://youtu.be/u49tEvwQBeM

Henry has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine for Best Pop Album of 2016:
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/best-pop-albums-of-2016-so-far-237467/

AND, best songs of 2016 by Time Magazine:
http://time.com/4373982/best-songs-2016-so-far/

Check out the music video for his single "Alright".
https://youtu.be/mz4hYa19TnQ

$8 at the door. 21+ event.
We hope to see you there!

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Aug
9
8:00 PM20:00

Five Alarm Funk / The Glides + TBA

  Five Alarm Funk  (Vancouver, BC) is returning to The Saint stage, one of Reno's hottest venues, for a night of horn blowing funk and dancing. Five Alarm Funk are making a stop in Reno August 9th. Doors will be open at 8 show will start at 9. Accompaning them is  The Glides  (Phoenix, AZ) a groovie band that will help you warm up those dance moves.  Here's a little bit about each band.  "Some bands want to change the world. Five Alarm Funk’s goal is much simpler.  They want you to sweat.  That’s been the idea since the first time drummer Tayo Branston, guitarist Gabe Boothroyd and the original Five Alarm bassist Neil Towers met at a Vancouver house party in 2003. Since that night, the temperature in their leafy green hometown began to rise. Other musicians started showing up to jam. The parties led to gigs locally, which led a few years later to grinding bus tours across Canada and into the States. The crowds grew. The grooves burned. A horn section jumped onboard to punch the beat harder. Percussion cranked it up even more. EPs and albums followed, as studios and gear melted down from the sheer intensity these guys unleashed.  No wonder they called their last album Sweat."   https://www.facebook.com/pg/fivealarmfunk   Now a little bit about The Glides:  "The Glides perform a brand of music that can best be described as alternative, retro, groove. The band seamlessly juggles elements of dancehall, blues, punk, grunge, indie, and a taste of retro 50’s rock to create their eclectic sound.  The Phoenix, Arizona band, which formed in the summer of 2015, consists of vocalist Travis Kenny, guitarist Mark Harrison, bass guitarist Paul Perron, and drummer Rikki Stixx. Known for their electrifying live shows and dance party atmosphere, The Glides caught the eye of British Blues Guitar Superstar Bex Marshall. In December of 2015, she asked them to open for her at the iconic Rhythm Room in Phoenix."   https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheGlides   Hope to see you all there and you enjoy the show.  $10 adv. tickets on  Eventbrite  $12 at the door 21+ event  Five Alarm Funk photo courtesy of Brendan Meadows.

Five Alarm Funk (Vancouver, BC) is returning to The Saint stage, one of Reno's hottest venues, for a night of horn blowing funk and dancing. Five Alarm Funk are making a stop in Reno August 9th. Doors will be open at 8 show will start at 9. Accompaning them is The Glides (Phoenix, AZ) a groovie band that will help you warm up those dance moves.

Here's a little bit about each band.

"Some bands want to change the world. Five Alarm Funk’s goal is much simpler.

They want you to sweat.

That’s been the idea since the first time drummer Tayo Branston, guitarist Gabe Boothroyd and the original Five Alarm bassist Neil Towers met at a Vancouver house party in 2003. Since that night, the temperature in their leafy green hometown began to rise. Other musicians started showing up to jam. The parties led to gigs locally, which led a few years later to grinding bus tours across Canada and into the States. The crowds grew. The grooves burned. A horn section jumped onboard to punch the beat harder. Percussion cranked it up even more. EPs and albums followed, as studios and gear melted down from the sheer intensity these guys unleashed.

No wonder they called their last album Sweat."

https://www.facebook.com/pg/fivealarmfunk

Now a little bit about The Glides:

"The Glides perform a brand of music that can best be described as alternative, retro, groove. The band seamlessly juggles elements of dancehall, blues, punk, grunge, indie, and a taste of retro 50’s rock to create their eclectic sound.

The Phoenix, Arizona band, which formed in the summer of 2015, consists of vocalist Travis Kenny, guitarist Mark Harrison, bass guitarist Paul Perron, and drummer Rikki Stixx. Known for their electrifying live shows and dance party atmosphere, The Glides caught the eye of British Blues Guitar Superstar Bex Marshall. In December of 2015, she asked them to open for her at the iconic Rhythm Room in Phoenix."

https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheGlides

Hope to see you all there and you enjoy the show.

$10 adv. tickets on Eventbrite
$12 at the door
21+ event

Five Alarm Funk photo courtesy of Brendan Meadows.

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Aug
4
8:00 PM20:00

San Quinn & Turf Talk: Presented by One Night Only Productions

 Facebook Event:  HERE   One Night Only Productions Presents Bay Area rappers San Quinn & Turf Talk.  Advance tickets at  Recycled Records  $15 w/ no fees!  Eventbrite  $15 advance tickets + fees  Born in Oakland, California, Quincy moved to the Fillmore district of San Francisco at the age of three. He made his first appearance as an opening to Tupac and Digital Underground at the age of 12 and recorded his first album at only 15 years old. He's also part of the Get Low Playaz with JT The Bigga Figga, D-Moe and Seff Tha Gaffla. Quinn holds the record for most appearances on different albums. He is the CEO of Done Deal Ent. which originally consisted of his brother Bailey, Big Rich, Don Toriano, Boxx Kev and Quinn's cousin Ya Boy. Quinn's most notable track is "Shock the Party" in which the video was filmed in the high-rise O.C. (Outta Control) Housing Projects, which were torn down in the late 1990s.

Facebook Event: HERE

One Night Only Productions Presents Bay Area rappers San Quinn & Turf Talk.

Advance tickets at Recycled Records $15 w/ no fees!
Eventbrite $15 advance tickets + fees

Born in Oakland, California, Quincy moved to the Fillmore district of San Francisco at the age of three. He made his first appearance as an opening to Tupac and Digital Underground at the age of 12 and recorded his first album at only 15 years old. He's also part of the Get Low Playaz with JT The Bigga Figga, D-Moe and Seff Tha Gaffla. Quinn holds the record for most appearances on different albums. He is the CEO of Done Deal Ent. which originally consisted of his brother Bailey, Big Rich, Don Toriano, Boxx Kev and Quinn's cousin Ya Boy. Quinn's most notable track is "Shock the Party" in which the video was filmed in the high-rise O.C. (Outta Control) Housing Projects, which were torn down in the late 1990s.

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Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

Santoros w/ The Electric + TBA

 Facebook Event:  HERE    Santoros  Santoros is a Pure Mexican Rock, Surf, psychedelic Garage band formed in California by Adolfo Canales(lead rhythm guitar and vocals) Marco Rocha (Drums) Diego Pietro(keys,synthesizer and Vocals) Pedro Torres(lead singer) Juan Ferron(bass player) the band just brought out a new EP Called BAD HABITS 4 brand new songs and we will come back with a brand new full album that is in the works.  Check out their Jam in the Van performance:  https://youtu.be/v9AMuVgBRIM    The Electric  A high-octane, hip-shaking, greasy, rock-n-roll trio from Reno, NV, The Electric sling up gyrating tunes to billow and bump to. Get caught in their net of catchy choruses, punchy verses and even walk over a bridge or two (music slang). No 8-minute solos, no angry-at-dad lyrics, no key-tars, masks, onesies or fake hillbilly overtones. Just pure, guilty, let's-get-sweaty rock-n-roll. Grab a beer... then come spill a little on the dance floor.   https://www.facebook.com/TheElectricReno/   Supporting bands tba...

Facebook Event: HERE

Santoros
Santoros is a Pure Mexican Rock, Surf, psychedelic
Garage band formed in California by Adolfo Canales(lead rhythm guitar and vocals) Marco Rocha (Drums) Diego Pietro(keys,synthesizer and Vocals) Pedro Torres(lead singer) Juan Ferron(bass player) the band just brought out a new EP Called BAD HABITS 4 brand new songs and we will come back with a brand new full album that is in the works.

Check out their Jam in the Van performance:
https://youtu.be/v9AMuVgBRIM

The Electric
A high-octane, hip-shaking, greasy, rock-n-roll trio from Reno, NV, The Electric sling up gyrating tunes to billow and bump to. Get caught in their net of catchy choruses, punchy verses and even walk over a bridge or two (music slang). No 8-minute solos, no angry-at-dad lyrics, no key-tars, masks, onesies or fake hillbilly overtones. Just pure, guilty, let's-get-sweaty rock-n-roll. Grab a beer... then come spill a little on the dance floor.

https://www.facebook.com/TheElectricReno/

Supporting bands tba...

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Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Mojo Green at The Saint with Lounge on Fire

 Facebook Event:  HERE   $10 ticket at the door. 21+   Mojo Green, a seven piece outfit from Reno, NV, is quickly becoming known as one of the premier funk and soul bands on the west coast.  Over the last two years Mojo Green has played over 200 shows taking their high energy, hard hitting, crazy dance party to storied venues such as The Great American Music Hall, The Sierra Nevada Big Room, The Sweetwater Music Hall, Harlow's in SacTown, The Crystal Bay Club, and the historic Celebrity Showroom at the Reno Nugget. Their touring schedule has given them the honor of sharing the same stage with powerhouse acts like The Funky Meters, The Motet, Trombone Shorty, Orgone, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Turkuaz, The Scott Pemberton Trio, The Monophonics, Tea Leaf Green, Nigel Hall w/ members of Lettuce, and gained them the reputation of being one of the best live acts around. Over the past couple of years they have also had the opportunity to take their unique sound to major festivals such as Burning Man, Hangtown Halloween Ball, The Squaw Valley Funk Fest, The Bounce, For the Funk of It, and Ridgestock.  Their debut album 'Funk in Public', which was released in early 2013, has been well received by both fans and the media alike, while also earning an award for Best Album of Northern Nevada for 2013 by the Reno News and Review. They plan on releasing a follow-up to Funk in Public sometime in early 2015.  Made up of: Frank "Fletch" Fletcher on Drums and Trevor Rice on Bass laying down the tight and funky grooves that create the foundation, with Tim Bain on Guitar adding some tasty, deep funk rhythms and blistering lead lines, a powerhouse heavy horn section composed of Kevin Thomas on Bari Sax,Monty Adams on Trumpet and John Bennum on Trombone with Jenes Carter adding her Soulful and Sexy vocal leads, Mojo Green plays a style all their own that is extremely funky, very sexy and of course super danceable.

Facebook Event: HERE

$10 ticket at the door. 21+

 Mojo Green, a seven piece outfit from Reno, NV, is quickly becoming known as one of the premier funk and soul bands on the west coast.

Over the last two years Mojo Green has played over 200 shows taking their high energy, hard hitting, crazy dance party to storied venues such as The Great American Music Hall, The Sierra Nevada Big Room, The Sweetwater Music Hall, Harlow's in SacTown, The Crystal Bay Club, and the historic Celebrity Showroom at the Reno Nugget. Their touring schedule has given them the honor of sharing the same stage with powerhouse acts like The Funky Meters, The Motet, Trombone Shorty, Orgone, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Turkuaz, The Scott Pemberton Trio, The Monophonics, Tea Leaf Green, Nigel Hall w/ members of Lettuce, and gained them the reputation of being one of the best live acts around. Over the past couple of years they have also had the opportunity to take their unique sound to major festivals such as Burning Man, Hangtown Halloween Ball, The Squaw Valley Funk Fest, The Bounce, For the Funk of It, and Ridgestock.

Their debut album 'Funk in Public', which was released in early 2013, has been well received by both fans and the media alike, while also earning an award for Best Album of Northern Nevada for 2013 by the Reno News and Review. They plan on releasing a follow-up to Funk in Public sometime in early 2015.

Made up of: Frank "Fletch" Fletcher on Drums and Trevor Rice on Bass laying down the tight and funky grooves that create the foundation, with Tim Bain on Guitar adding some tasty, deep funk rhythms and blistering lead lines, a powerhouse heavy horn section composed of Kevin Thomas on Bari Sax,Monty Adams on Trumpet and John Bennum on Trombone with Jenes Carter adding her Soulful and Sexy vocal leads, Mojo Green plays a style all their own that is extremely funky, very sexy and of course super danceable.

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