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Phil's Birthday Show-- THE BLISS JOCKEYS @ CAFE WHA!!

(& Afterparty)!!

~Our Annual Tradition~

Please join NYC INDIE MUSIC Meetup founder PHIL ROBINSON in celebrating his birthday with the whole community, with a special band performance at legendary rock club Cafe Wha?.


First, Phil will be performing an 80-minute set with his band, THE BLISS JOCKEYS from 7pm to 8:20pm...

Second, the birthday party continues-- everyone's invited to join us for drinks, snacks, and cake down the block at PANCHITO's for more merriment!! We'll be hanging out all night, so we hope everyone sticks around for the party :-)



High-energy, fun music with soaring gospel harmonies and lots of audience participation. The songs are a great mix of Phil's originals as well as popular covers by Leonard Cohen, Curtis Mayfield, KT Tunstall, etc., which showcase the fantastic female vocalists in the band.

- Phil Robinson (vocals, guitar, harmonica)

- Ellen Weiss (vocals, percussion)
- Leyla Mesic (vocals)
- Valerie Gomes (vocals)
- Dawn Hsieh (vocals)
- Myriam Phiro (vocals)
- Moire Kiyingi (vocals)
- Kristina Latour (vocals)

- Josh Friedman (guitar)
- Merter Yildirim (bass)
- Casper Paludan (drums)





















Here's a video of the band performing its popular song Memphis, at the big Meetup picnic in Prospect Park:




Please Arrive PROMPTLY by 6:45pm!!!

Cafe Wha? keeps a TIGHT Schedule. Thank You!! :-)

7pm - 8:20pm

SHOW @ Cafe Wha?
115 MacDougal St.
(between Bleecker and W. 3rd)
New York, NY 10012
8:30pm - All Night!!!

PARTY @ Panchito's
105 MacDougal St.
(between Bleecker and W 3rd St)
New York, NY 10012



I can't think of a better way to celebrate my birthday, than creating music WITH and FOR the people I love. Thanks for all of your support for my music over the years. I couldn't have progressed as far as I have without my beloved Meetup community!

We hope to see you there!!

--Phil and the Bliss Jockeys :-)

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  • Phil Robinson (.

    What a FANTASTIC night!! It was such a treat to play this legendary venue to a packed audience of friends, family and fans, and then to celebrate with everyone long into the night afterward. I will be glowing from this night for years to come... That's not hyperbole, that's the truth. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, my indie meetup family!!!! :-)

    July 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Well, *I* had an excellent time. A few pictures of the show on my Flickr page if anyone is interested:

    1 · June 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good times, great folks, fantastic show :-)

    2 · June 28, 2013

  • Phil Robinson (.

    Thanks, everyone, for the wonderful support you've given me and my music over the years. I can't wait to celebrate my birthday with you all!!

    May 18, 2013

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