It’s Ladies Night/Dance Music Night with the Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho!
The Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho will hold its May meeting from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Modern Hotel and Bar (1314 Grove St.) in downtown Boise’s Linen District. The meeting is free and open to the public (21 and older please). Bring your records!
The theme for the evening is Ladies Night/Dance Music Night. Fellas, if you have a special lady in your life, bring her to the meeting; if you are a special lady, this night is for you. Members and guests are encouraged to bring their favorite dance music to share with the group. What qualifies as dance music? Anything you like dancing to – funk, techno, sock-hop rock, whatever. Bring it with you and don’t forget your dancing shoes.
Joining VPS at the Modern will be members of the Boise dance troupe the Trey McIntyre Project, who will be celebrating the unveiling of TMP-themed drinks created by Modern bartender extraordinaire Michael Bowers. Earlier this year, TMP asked 12 Boise artists to interpret the members of the company in their chosen medium in the form of “portraits” for the “9+1″ project. In Bowe
rs’ case, that meant creating dancer-inspired drinks that will debut at the Modern bar the night of our meeting.
Besides Daniel is an indie-folk band from Atlanta. Aiming to inspire beauty, truth, and creativity, Besides Daniel writes songs about love, faith, daydreams, and adventure. These songs may reflect the musical influences of Bob Dylan, Iron & Wine, Pedro the Lion, Sufjan Stevens and Conor Oberst.
The members of Besides Daniel are singer-songwriter Danny Brewer (acoustic guitar, vocals) and Susanne O’Day (vocals, keys, glockenspiel, melodica).
‘I am the Fall, You are the Spring,’ the most recent album, was released independently by Besides Daniel in 2007. The album offers a humble blend of acoustic instruments held together by a raw, earnest voice evoking feelings of both hope and reflection.
Besides Daniel is currently recording a 5 track EP, “the clay, the seed, the stone”, that will be released in May 2009 and will be followed by a West Coast Tour.
Last summer, Nick Jaina and his band (Portland) strolled through Idaho, playing the Modern Hotel and Bar multiple times. The band’s street style performance and seemingly upbeat yet somewhat sinister rhythms, fit right in here at the Modern. With an electric guitar, steel guitar, vibraphone, clarinets, trumpets, an upright bass, violin and precession, Jaina’s band achieves a folksy almost burlesque sound. This April Nick’s band will be back for more, playing in the Modern Bar, April 23rd. So grab a re-fashioned, order a prosciutto and bri panini, sit back and relax all wile listening to one of Portland’s most admired bands.
For more info on Nick Jaina visit him online:
“StartEnd, was filmed at the Modern Hotel in Boise, Id. It was first presented in the same room that it was shot in, making the audience a participant in the finished project.” says Trey McIntyre Project. Both the film and the dance group joined us for Modern Art 2008. We are looking forward to having the project back for Modern Art 2009.
Visit TMP online at : http://www.treymcintyre.com/
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