I had originally started this review with a cute anecdote. It’s kind of my thing, and everybody else’s. But I’m going to cut straight to it. This was fucking insane. Oh. Was my use of fuck in the fourth sentence a bit too much for you? Then why in a flying fuck would you be reading a review of Andy Frasco and The U.N.? I ask again, why in a flying fuck? Keeping you from feeling comfortable comes as easy to Andy and his band as it does to a leather couch on a humid day. So, don’t come to me looking for a run of the mill review of a run of the mill show. Andy Frasco and The U.N.
Baltimore-based social media company Phantasy Tour today officially unveiled their first series of live music trading cards. These high quality, collectible trading cards feature photos of top touring bands from various musical genres. The front of each card displays a photo of the musician or band and the back includes biographical information, fun facts, trivia questions and a foil stamp of authenticity. An online catalog of all cards in the series is available at https://phantasy.cards.
The Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) presented by Cigar City Brewing has announced its full lineup including performance dates for the 9th annual festival taking place March 7 - 8, in Tampa.
Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has one of the most unique backdrops in the country: Bethlehem Steel. Forming in 1904 (having roots all the way back to 1857), Bethlehem Steel or “The Steel”, as many of the city’s natives call it, was home to some of the hardest working employees for decades. On Thursday evening, a collaboration of top-notch musicians, Everyone Orchestra, came to town conducted by Matt Butler. Opening the night's festivities, Nik Greeley, along with his Philadelphia based members, “The Operators”.
TAUK is pleased to announce support for Round 1 of their upcoming Squad tour that runs from January 30th to February 22nd. Newly announced special guests include multiple dates with RCA, a new group featuring Rob Compa of Dopapod, and Chris DeAngelis and Adrian Tramontano of Kung Fu, Conscious Pilot, and Evanoff. Eminence Ensemble, Guerilla Toss, and Aaron Kamm and The One Drops and several others join the band for one-off support dates.
TAUK is pleased to announce that they will be adding an additional 12 dates to the already massive Squad Tour 2020. Part 1 was announced last week and now the followup includes a return to some of their most notable markets. After returning from Iceland in late March where they will be supporting Umphrey's McGee at the stunning Eldborg Hall, they will head South for 2 weeks of headline dates to close out Squad Tour 2020. These additions include stops in Charlottesville, Virginia Beach, Raleigh, Charleston, Chatta
On the heels of wrapping up their 2019 “Feed The Beast” tour this past weekend with a two night stop in Seattle, TAUK is pleased to announce that they will hit the road early next year for their “Squad Tour 2020" which will see the band headlining some of their biggest shows to date. The tour will include stops at The Boulder Theater, and Boston’s Paradise Rock Club as well as a previously announced 2-night co-headlining run with The Motet in Washington, DC and Harrisburg, PA.