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I Know There is Love: A Valentines Evening
Feb 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - Feb 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm| free
The Way Station Presents
I Know There is Love: A Valentines Evening
With Music By: Zamba 2 Samba, Stabwounds, Karen’s Smutty Mind, Joey Verskotzi
& The Fantastic Plastics as our Midnight Special
Saturday, February 14, 2105, 8PM-1AM
$5 suggested donation per set
Photo Chris stain. Work by arms rock and Chris stain. Brooklyn 2009.
“Andy Heidel’s place is one of the coolest I’ve ever seen.” *
– Chuck Yarborough, Music Critic, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Village Voice Readers Choice Award 2014 – Best Cocktail Bar
The Way Station provides a bastion for both the love-filled and heartbroken this year during their, I Know There is Love: A Valentines Evening, Saturday, February 14 from 8PM-12AM. Spend the night with us whether you want to dance a sexy samba, leave a tear in your beer, laugh your way through a break up or listen to some dirty love songs with a loved one. Our Valentines Evening will entertain every mood in our, “petite pad for a truly intimate musical experience.” (Yelp.com)
The evening will begin at 8PM with Zamba 2 Samba as they delve deep into Brazil’s musical past offering reinterpretations of Brazil’s most joyous music from the ’40’s, ’50’s & ’60’s. Led by Susan Justice’s beautiful, clear voice and backed by both Brazilian and a revolving group of international musicians, Zamba 2 Samba will take you to a small samba club in Lapa, Rio…at least for the night. Following up this romantic South American musical journing is Stabwounds at 9PM, an act of rebellion, not for all ages. This heartbreak acoustic duo performs all original songs. Imagine a love child of early White Stripes, Laura Marling and The Marvelletes. Or put another way, rock music interpreted through a folk gramophone with a doo-wop kick, serious harmonies and some serious sex appeal. The evening becomes a little more x-rated with Karen’s Smutty Mind at 10PM as she serenades the audience with funny filthy songs about mature adult behavior. At 11PM, Acoustic Folk meets Indie Rocker Joey Verskotzi, flying in especially for the evening from Minneapolis, MN, performs original music, which centers around an appreciation for a great melody. Verskotzi’s music written in the tundra will melt your soul. According to the Kansas City Pitch, “Joey Verskotzi’s Lemon Heart is not a windows-rolled-down summer jam. It is the record you want to put on at sunrise, when everything is quiet and you’re sneaking a cigarette.” The evening wraps up with Neo-New Waveers The Fantastic Plastics. Our Midnight Special brings you a two-piece Girl/Boy combo that delivers big sound with their Moog synth, big rock guitars, and electro drum and bass. Their electric stage show is enhanced with vintage TVs, and Atari Video Music machine, costumes, and songs you can’t help but sing along to all night long. If you were feeling low this band will make you high.
For more information about I Know There is Love: A Valentines Evening please visit our website at waystationbk.com or email email@example.com. *For more information about The Way Station contact the owner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8pm- Zamba 2 Samba
Genre: roots samba
For fans of: Marisa Monte, Elis Regina, Cartola, Nelson Cavaquinho, Adoniran Barbosa
Genre: heartbreak acoustic
For fans of: A love child of early White Stripes, Laura Marling, and the Marvelletes. See also: Lucius, Secret Sisters, Simon and Garfunkel
10pm- Karen’s Smutty Mind
Genre: Filthy Original Folk Songs
For fans of: Lucinda Williams, “Dr. Dirty” John Valby
11pm- Joey Verskotzi
For fans of: Ryan Adams, Elliot Smith, Wilco
“Joey Verskotzi is an old-school singer-songwriter, that beautifully dying breed of chrysalis that used to dominate the rock universe.. his debut record Lemon Heart is a magnificent example of the form.. powerpop..chamber-pop (the love of nifty arrangements and perfect harmonies), indie-pop.. perfect melodies & terrific singing all the way through,”- l’etoile Magazine !!
Midnight Special- The Fantastic Plastics
Genre: Neo New Wave
For fans of: Devo, The Flaming Lips, Man or Astroman?, B-52s, The Faint, The Cars, Blondie, The White Stripes
If Devo and The White Stripes hooked up and had a love child that child would be The Fantastic Plastics. www.thefantasticplastics.com
https://soundcloud.com/thefantasticplastics/overtime — Overtime!
https://soundcloud.com/thefantasticplastics/we-are-obsolete — We Are Obsolete
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgqh_R2LPYs — Under The Knife (video)