Fri, Dec 29, 2005 @ Tonic - New York, New York
A Night of Pure Guitar w/ Favored Nations Artists: Dave Weiner plus Rob Balducci plus Vernon Reid and Masque $15
Dave Weiner: Favored Nations Dave Weiner was hand selected at the age of 22 to join Steve Vai’s band and has been touring and recording with the guitar legend ever since; playing roughly 350 shows in 45 countries on 5 continents. Dave’s debut cd, “Shove The Sun Aside” was released worldwide in 2005 to rave reviews and critical acclaim. Dave’s packing the stage with a jaw-dropping 5-piece line up featuring Chris Maute on bass, Mike Kernicky on drums and Clay McElwee and Sam Serinsky on additional guitars.
Rob Balducci: Soaring melody lines, strong driving leads and a killer tone are what come to mind when people hear the name Rob Balducci. Rob has toured internationally in support of his three Favored Nations releases: Balance, Mantra and The Color Of Light. Rob’s well-crafted songs define versatility and take the audience on an emotional journey. Rob’s band is a power trio featuring Ethan Meixsell on bass and Veronica Bellino on drums.
Vernon Reid and Masque: Both a guitarist and a composer Vernon is a true artist, one whose work is forever in progress, from his formative years on the downtown New York jazz/funk/punk scene with the Decoding Society, to his leadership of the pioneering platinum rock band Living Colour, to his collaborations with creative spirits ranging from guitarist Carlos Santana, to African singer Salif Keita to choreographers Bill T. Jones and Donald Byrd.
Nice bill! Can't wait for the show.
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