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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7pm through Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at midnight
7pm through Wednesday, April 15 at midnight
Kimbra with Radiation City 7pm // All Ages Crystal Ballroom Kimbra is rapidly establishing herself both locally and internationally as a significant talent. A fresh, exciting creative spirit in today’s music industry. Maybe you know her from her hit singles Cameo Lover, Good Intent and Two Way Street, or you’re one of the many voters that helped put all three in the ranks of Triple J’s Hottest 100 – the world’s biggest music poll. Maybe you’re one of the 12,000,000+ total views of her stylish videos on YouTube. Or the fact that she won the ARIA for 2011 Best Female Artist. Perhaps you better recognise her from her duet with Gotyé on the world-conquering Somebody That I Used To Know, a chart-topping hit in 11 countries world-wide, and No. 1 for 8 weeks on the Australian singles chart. But the story goes further back. Spending her early years gigging around her native New Zealand, it was only once Kimbra borrowed a small eight-track recorder from her school’s musical department that her songwriting blossomed in earnest. After a furious period of creativity, including the inklings that would become her debut album, she was discovered by manager Mark Richardson of OutPost Management at the tender age of 17, who enabled her to relocate to Melbourne to follow her musical career. She’s been carving her own path ever since. Even at twenty-one years of age, Kimbra already possesses the maturity and musical sophistication of the mavericks she is so often compared to – from vocal legends Nina Simone and Jeff Buckley, to radicals the likes of Prince, and contemporary artists such as Björk and Janelle Monaé. Opening for Kimbra is Portland's Radiation City, a combo of classic bossa records and northern soul, equally space-aged and retro.
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 6-9pm
Fat Tuesday: MarchFourth's 11th Anniversary Lady luck is smiling on us indeed! What an auspicious and fortuitous delight to have Fat Tuesday intersect with MarchFourth Marching Band's annual anniversary date at the Crystal Ballroom! Could two more colorful, creative and soulful elements be brought together? We think not, and you shouldn't think twice about getting your ticket early to this traditional annual blowout. *** early show *** w/ DJ GlobalRuckus Joy Now Arts Project - Youth Band! 6 p.m. DJ, 6:40 p.m. Joy Now, 7 p.m. M4 All ages welcome $12 advance, $15 day of show | Kids 4-12 $9 adv, $12 d.o.s. | Kids 3 & under free TIX: http://tinyurl.com/3-4-14-early *** late show *** w/ DJ GlobalRuckus (playing a Marti Gras/Carnival set) http://soundcloud.com/globalruckus 9 p.m. DJ'd music, 10 p.m. band 21 and over $23 advance, $27 day of show TIX: http://tinyurl.com/3-4-14-late ***VIP ticket*** Ticket includes entrance to both shows, private meet & greet with M4 in Lola's room (8-9 pm), seating in the mezzanine VIP section, and more! http://tinyurl.com/3-4-14-vip-tix March Fourth Marching Band This mobile big band spectacular (known as M4 to fans) is a sonic party of electric bass, a diverse percussion ensemble and a brassy horn section, and a visual kaleidoscope of costumed dancing beauties, acrobatic stilt walkers, fire arts (venue permitting), hula-hoopers, and many more theatrics. The sound is huge, melodic, and dynamic, taking audiences on a musical journey around the globe. MarchFourth writes and performs its own material, and also draws inspiration from an eclectic range of worldwide influences, such as Eastern European gypsy brass, samba, latin, funk, afro-beat, big-band, jazz, and rock music, as well as television, film, circus, and vaudeville. With exceptional musical quality and memorable energy, and the spectacle of the dancers, M4 "rocks" with the best of them while entertaining the audience with an over-the-top explosion of performance, color and charisma. Website: http://www.marchfourthmarchingband.com/ http://www.facebook.com/events/344159189055220/