Purple Veins

Dance. Music. Sex. Romance.

The Veins aim to re-create the magical power and energy of a classic Prince show circa 1985: an all-out dance party with relentless funk, all the hits, tasty lesser-known classics, theatrical elements and dance choreography woven into it. Their aim is to be all-inclusive, with an age range of 18 to 32 and multiple ethnicities within the band..to both reach his music to millennials who didn’t live through it and transport those that did back in time to their younger days. With a charismatic, sexy and soulful frontman, a huge ensemble (16 plus!) of the funkiest cats,

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Marco Mezquida

“Prodigy”, “magician”, “the total musician”, “prestidigitator”, “magnetic”, “off-the-charts”.

All this and more has been said about Marco Mezquida. Having just turned 32, much more is yet to be said about this composer, pianist, improviser, accompanist, and bandleader.

Mezquida has over 50 recorded albums — 17 under his own name — and also composed for theater and television. His eclectic interests join a wide range of genres–classical romanticism (Schubert, Chopin) and impressionism (Trio by Ravel), popular music, mainstream jazz, avant-garde and free improvisations, rock, and Flamenco. His creative power is overwhelming, integrating these influences  into his expressiveness with unexpected intersections that have come

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Ray On My Mind

This concert/theater work brings the music and the story of the great Ray Charles to vivid life! Portraying Ray, master pianist/vocalist, Kenny Brawner leads his 11 piece orchestra and three sultry vocalists (a la the Raelettees), performing this American legend’s most popular hits: “What’d I Say?”, “I Got A Woman”, “Mess Around”, “Georgia On My Mind”, a blazing hot duet on “Baby It’s Cold Outside”, and many more! The music is interwoven with monologues depicting how gospel, blues, jazz, and country-influenced Ray’s style, while also reflecting on American social history, his epic battle with drugs, and his triumphant return home

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Small Island Big Song

Here you will hear those who sing for the seas.

From Taiwan to Aotearoa/New Zealand – Madagascar to Rapa Nui/Easter Island.

Islanders who share an ancient seafaring ancestry and language.

Over three years, Small Island Big Song evolved from visits to 16 Island Nations, and work with over 100 artists, solo artists, elders, community groups and grassroots musicians, all recorded in their homelands in nature using traditional instruments and languages, with each contributing to each other’s songs. The result is a surprising and stunning musical collaboration reuniting the distant yet interconnected musical traditions of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. In 2018, the collaboration

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The Small Glories

JURIED SHOWCASE!

5:03pm Oct. 16, 2019 @Boise Special Events Center … join SRO and industry colleagues at Northwest Booking Conference in Boise!

PASTE MAGAZINE TOP 10 – Folk Artists You Need to Know in 2019 NPR MUSIC TOP 100 – Artists to Watch at SXSW 2019

Roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies.  Thrown together purely by accident for an anniversary show at Winnipeg’s venerable West End Cultural Centre, The Small Glories could almost make you believe in fate. With a stage banter striking a

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Lennie Gallant

Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant has released twelve albums (10 in English and 2 in French) of original songs which have won him a host of awards and nominations from the JUNOs, Les Prix Eloizes, and The East Coast Music Awards, including 2017 ECMA Entertainer of the Year. His double CD of the 22 songs from his multimedia hit production, Searching For Abegweit, which ran for 140 shows, also won him an ECMA. He was named Canadian Folk Artist of The Year for 2016 and his song Peter’s Dream was voted one

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On A Winter’s Night

Presenting the 25th Anniversary concerts of “On A Winter’s Night” from veteran singer-songwriters Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt. These are among the brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement for the past three decades. In 1994 Christine Lavin gathered them together, along with folk and Americana artists to showcase music of the Winter Season on the now classic On A Winter’s Night CD, followed by several years of touring collaborations. These artists have released dozens of recordings and toured steadily through the decades, with fond memories of their touring days together.

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Bollywood Boulevard

A LIVE MULTI-MEDIA CONCERT JOURNEY THROUGH HINDI CINEMA

The vibrancy, emotion, and heart-pounding beat of Hindi cinema comes to the stage with Bollywood Boulevard. Dance, live music, storytelling, and stunning visuals come together to create a non-stop journey though over 100 years of Bollywood. Moving from the era of black and while films to today, the music, costumes, choreography, and artwork each reflect the essence of each time period. For lifelong fans, it is a trip down memory lane. For novice fans, it’s an insightful and engaging introduction to the world’s largest film industry.

Through hallmark songs, dance, and moments, the show

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