Valley Music Showcase:The Best in Local Original Music | Easthampton | May 24

May 22 2019
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Valley Music Showcase:The Best in Local Original Music- May 2019

Friday, May 24, 8:00-11:45pm
New City Brewery, 180 Pleasant St (12 Rear), Easthampton, MA
Tickets: $7.50 advance; $10 at the door

Facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2232998273684052/

May 24, 2019 8:00 pm New City Brewery, Easthampton, MA
Great ORIGINAL MUSIC to Listen & Dance to- SUPPORT the FINEST in NEW LOCAL MUSIC
A “mini-music festival” and juried competition for BIG PRIZES designed to show off the best exciting new talent in the Western/Central Mass, Central CT, & Southern. VT area.
The Lineup!:
CONTESTANTS: Amber Belle & the Bottoms, Quncy, Bad Tenants, Snack Pack, & Among the Acres
SPECIAL GUEST: “Peter J Newland & RadioX”
Style/Genre: Rock Hometown: Springfield, MA
Song Link: http://www.radiox-band.com/
Peter J. Newland and RadioX is a band built on the original music of Peter J. Newland. Moving with power, fluidly in and between the blues, rock, country and R&B idioms, Peter J. Newland and RadioX are quickly growing their fanbase. Peter and the band interpret and adapt works by many favorite artists including: Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters, James Brown, Paul Young, The Allman Brothers, Van Morrison, The Rolling Stones…..
GUEST JUDGES: Brendan Leith, Talent Buyer Iron Horse Entertainment Group; David Sokol, DJ Sokol Heroes; Mark Sherry, Producer VMS

CONTESTANTS:
1) AMBER BELLE AND THE BOTTOMS
Style/Genre: Folk Hometown: Northampton, MA
Song link: https://amberbelle.bandcamp.com/, https://www.amberbellemusic.com/
With roots in folk, country, rock, soul, and classical, Amber’s goal in writing music is always connection to others. Her soulful songwriting, beautiful melodies, poignant lyrics, and sweet, honeyed tones cut straight to the core. Band members (“The Bottoms”) include Matthew Thornton on cello and lead guitar, and Aaron Knapp on bass, whose expertise add depth and passion to an already bewitching experience.

2) QUINCY
Style/Genre: Blues/Rock/Folk Hometown: North Adams, MA
Song link: https://soundcloud.com/quincy-band-150307100/adrift-the-tides
Quincy is comprised of 4 singer-songwriters, and a pair of brothers in the rhythm section. Matt and Tim Shiebler have been playing music together for over a decade, along with guitarist and vocalist Dylan Girouard. Tim Martin brings a certain folk/western song writing style to the mix. Dan O’Connell tinkles the keys & Luke Tobin rounds it all out with guitar, vocals, & sex appeal. Through their music, Quincy seeks to inspire listeners to keep it real, & have a good time.

3) SNACK PACK
Style/Genre: CosmicHippie Rock, Swingin’ Roots Country, Parlor Jazz Pop Hometown: Northampton, MA
Song Link: www.youtube.com/watchv=0SfKREr4DFs&list=PL1d4KemNu3muDY8KenqS4zVTAfG4XyZsV&index=1
Snack Pack is on a mission of peace, love, harmony, and fun, in a grab-bag fashion from a variety of genre flavors, hence the band name, with original works and others re-imagined. Members include: Betsy-Dawn Williams, aka “BeeDee”, Josh Gordon, Mark Hoover, and Marshall Grossman.

4) AMONG THE ACRES
Style/Genre: Folk Rock/Americana Hometown: Hartford, CT
Song link: https://open.spotify.com/track/7rkYwXJVeRH8yDjvtRqt7G?si=geXBG0rsQa-SLiJtZbsI2Q
Merging elements of folk, rock, pop, and Americana, “Among the Acres” delivers a powerhouse of a live set, stacked with cascading vocal harmonies, dynamic grooves, and a keen sense for lyricism. Erik, Greg, Michael, and Sean are currently touring their debut album “Looking In”.

5) BAD TENANTS
Style/Genre: Pop/Soul Hometown: Northampton, MA
Songlink: https://youtu.be/vDE-sXsUmGU
Bad Tenants’ music tries to transcend typical categories of pop, rock and soul. Nadia Ahmed-Lead Singer; Donald Sonn- Rhythm guitar; back up vocals, harmonica; Micah K-z- Bass guitar, Back up vocals; Frank Payeur- Lead guitar, Backup vocals; Tobey Sol Larouche- Drums, guitar, backup vocals

Hosted by New City Brewery 180 Pleasant St (rear) Easthampton, MA
Contact Info: Mark Sherry’s Valley Music Showcase (413) 203-9764
valleymusicshowcase@gmail.com www.facebook.com/valleymusicshowcase

TICKETS: $7.50 advance; $10 @ door
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PRODUCED by MARK SHERRY & SPONSORED by
New City Brewery, Cider House Media, Northfire Recording Studio, Rotary Records, Lazer 99.3 FM, Galaxy Restaurant, INSA, PRIA Music Marketing, Antonios Pizza, Salon 413, The Dam Café, Turn it Up, Big E’s Supermarket, 93.9 The River, Sharktank Tattoo, Falcetti Music, Healy Guitars, Mantis Graphics, Deans Beans, Easthampton Savings Bank, GCTV, Valley Free Radio 103.3, HCAC-The Print Shop, Puzzled-Escape Games, Whip City Music, Telefunken, Strength for Life Fitness, Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting, Notorious Vapors, Electric Eye Records, Sutter Meats
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