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Paul Peress Project w/ BLUES BROTHER's Tommy McDonnell, John Tropea, Mark Egan

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A GREAT LIVE MUSIC EVENT -

IN A TUCKED AWAY LOWER EAST SIDE GEM!

PAUL PERESS PROJECT

*Return Engagement*

featuring BLUES BROTHERS Lead vocalist

TOMMY Mc DONNELL

•JOHN TROPEA - Guitar (John Lennon)

•MARK EGAN - Bass (Sting)

•DERON JOHNSON - keyboards (Seal)

•PAUL PERESS - drums/compositions

... A night of Soul, Jazz, and R-n-B...

January @ Drom w/ Tommy McDonnell

ON YOUTUBE:

THE BLUES BROTHERS featuring TOMMY McDONNELL
"SWEET HOME CHICAGO":

JOHN TROPEA
YOU'RE MY EVERY NEED:

PAUL PERESS PROJECT LIVE IN ST KITTS
WITH TOM SCOTT & PHIL PERRY:

ABOUT THE VENUE:

Drom (http://www.dromnyc.com/events/1537/paul-peress-project) is a Turkish styled bar and live music show room... It's a spectacular space - featuring a double height ceiling, lavish bar, intimate seating, and an amazing stage... Drom’sfull-service bar features specialty cocktails while the kitchen offers Turkish and Mediterranean tapas with many great options...

This space offers so many options: from hanging at the bar, to sitting in the intimate cozy lounge, to choosing a table, to all 3!

ABOUT THE BAND:

Vocals - TOMMY McDONNELL, Blues Brothers, Eileen Ivers... An amazing vocalist, harmonica player, percussionist, and all around great great cat... Guitar - JOHN TROPEA, John Lennon, Spyro Gyra, Paul Simon... One of NYC's session greats, John is on hundreds of recordings, and is an amazing virtuoso... Bass - MARK EGAN, Sting, Pat Metheny, David Sanborn... Mark went to University of Miami along with Jaco Pastorius and Will Lee, all three went on to huge careers and major acclaim as cutting edge bassists... Keys - DERON JOHNSON, Seal, Miles Davis, Stanley Clarke... Deron toured the globe as a prodigy, in the Stanley Clarke - Larry Carlton - Najee - Billy Cobham band... his is spectacular as a soloist and beyond funky... Drums - our own PAUL PERESS, B-52's, Moby, Brenda Russell, Regina Belle, Deniece Williams, Tom Scott... a 2003 Grammy Nominee, Peress has performed with his band throughout the Caribbean, the US, Canada... He'll be in South Africa for a 2 month tour this fall, he's currently featured on an HBO Special from The Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival where they opened for Maroon 5...

More info: http://www.paulperess.com

Come hear Blues Brothers classics: "MUSTANG SALLY", "MIDNIGHT HOUR", some originals... as well as an eclectic set of music sure to satisfy all tastes... R-n-B, Soul, Jazz, Blues...

THE NITTY GRITTY:

DOORS OPEN @ 6:30PM. We'll meet as a group at 6:45PM at the bar... ask for the "Live Music Meetup", we'll be easy to find!

BAND STARTS @ 7PM

COVER CHARGE - $15 in advance, $20 @ the door - Buy tickets @ www.dromnyc.com (http://www.dromnyc.com/events/1537/paul-peress-project)

WHERE TO MEET - We'll meet at 6:45pm at the bar ... ask for the "Live Music Meetup", we'll be easy to find!

DIRECTIONS - Take the F, 6, R, or W Trains. The address is 85 Avenue A (between 5th and 6th Streets) in the East Village section of Downtown Manhattan New York, NY 10009

This live music event is situated in one of New York's coolest venues, and features an amazingly talented, rockin' band full of virtuosic musicians... Looking forward to a fantastic evening!