(*A triple bill at Mercury Lounge led by international superstars THE VILLALOBOS BROTHERS!!! *)
Come join us for our musical kickoff of 2014-- our first event of the year!
Tickets are $10.00 (plus $3.00 TicketMaster service charge) via THIS LINK. (Tickets should be purchased in advance-- The Villalobos Brothers usually sell out!)
____________________________________________ HEADLINERS-- THE VILLALOBOS BROTHERS:
The Villalobos Brothers are an award-winning band of virtuoso violinists and singer-songwriters from Veracruz, Mexico, based in New York City. Since their U.S. debut at Carnegie Hall in 2005, they have performed at venues and festivals such as The Latin Grammy Awards, the Blue Note Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center, Celebrate Brooklyn Festival, Kennedy Center, Guggenheim Museum, The New Victory Theatre on Broadway, Festival Cumbre Tajín, Blue Note Jazz Festival, Milwaukee Mexican Fiesta, The 60th Anniversary of the United Nations, The Rockefeller Center, and Shea Stadium.
Earlier this year, The Villalobos Brothers won the Independent Music Awards’ VOX POPULI Award, and also the title of "Best Band in New York City" during NPR’s flagship competition: The Battle of the Boroughs 2013.
____________________________________________ OPENING ACT 1-- THE BLISS JOCKEYS:
Our own home team has been selected to open for The Villalobos Brothers at this show!!
As always, The Bliss Jockeys feature upbeat, high-energy rock songs w/bluesy harmonica, all done with a gospel choir!
____________________________________________ OPENING ACT 2-- VICTOR V. GURBO & CO.:
Winners of this year's WNYC & WQXR Brooklyn Borough Champion and WNYC & WQXR Audience Choice Awards, Victor V. Gurbo & Co's distinguished musical troupe will pull you in to a sweeping vision of what contemporary Folk-Rock and Americana can mean for urban audiences today.