COMPETITION: Win 2 tickets to Athens, Georgia based jazzers Kenosha Kid in Lost Lane this Friday!

Athens, Georgia based jazzers Kenosha Kid come to Lost Lane this Friday and Improvised Music Company have kindly offered us some tickets to give away!

Win 2x Tickets to Kenosha Kid in Lost Lane

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Post-everything instrumental music embracing beautiful melodies, compelling rhythmic glue, and jazz-informed improvisation. This band take chances, but never EVER loses sight of what makes music interesting: melody, rhythm, and texture. Is it jazz or some kind of miracle of modern rock music? Yes, it is both. Think: the simple soulful melodies and deep grooves of Booker T and the MG’s, but armed with the lush harmonic language of Wayne Shorter and a rhythmic vocabulary beyond 1-2-3-4.

Well known throughout the southeastern USA, Kenosha Kid made recent appearances in Germany, Ireland, and Canada, often enlisting the additional help of like-minded fellow musicians.

In 2020, the European formation of the group makes a return to Ireland and features Dan Nettles, Berlin bassist Roland Fidezius (the fierce Lemmy-like low end from Peter Van Huffel’s Gorilla Mask) alongside Dubliners Shane Latimer (guitarist of OKO, Outerspaceways Inc. and arch-minimalists) and Matthew Jacobson (the percussive genius behind ReDiviDeR, Insufficient Funs, and Clang Sayne).

Based in the humid indie-rock haven of Athens, Georgia, guitarist/composer/bandleader Dan Nettles has supplied the world with his own unique blend of modern-jazz-meets-college-radio for over a decade. In 2004, Nettles formed Kenosha Kid with these principles: build a scene, write for people you know, and listen to your creative heart regardless of music idiom. Starting with the release of Projector [2005], Kenosha Kid has succeed in this, providing a steady string of remarkable content in a variety of formations (from trio to ten-piece) and flavours (from silent film scores to sci-fi influenced future-music).
The newest album, Outside Choices [2017] picks up where 2015’s Inside Voices left off.
The melodies are haunting, the grooves are devastating, and the band continues to expertly serve jazz purists, indie-rock hipsters, and funk loving jam fans alike.

Kenosha Kid
Lost Lane, Grafton St, Dublin
Friday 6th March, 2020

Doors 8:00pm/Music 8:30pm
Tickets €15 incl. booking fees online/€17 door.

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COMPETITION: Win 2 tickets to see Vernon Jane live in The Button Factory on Dec 12th

Dublin Jazz/Punk outfit Vernon Jane play their biggest headline show to date on December 12th in the Button Factory to celebrate their last release of 2018 ‘Push Me’. Support on the night comes courtesy of Kerry singer/songwriter Junior Brother and Dublin psychedelic rockers Fat Pablo (FKA Beach) and we have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner. You can enter below:  

Vernon Jane – Button Factory Ticket Giveaway

Vernon Jane have had quite a year, releasing an ambitious slew of singles, headlining a string of festivals and signing to Ann Marie Sheilds AMS Records. The group are known for their energetic and visceral live shows and December 12th promises to their most immersive and intense performance yet, incorporating visual elements from video director DOCK and photographer Imagery by Ró throughout the night. We can’t wait to go along. Enter above to join us there or visit Eventbrite to get your tickets while you still can! 

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