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Date Night Giveaway: SOFIA REI KOUTSOVITIS at Joe’s Pub

SOFIA REI KOUTSOVITIS

Saturday, June 19 at 7:00 PM

As the Argentine singer Sofia Rei Koutsovitis led her multinational band… the passion and clarity with which she assayed a tricky mix of South American rhythms and jazz-inflected harmonies made clear why she has been embraced by New York City audiences from Carnegie Hall to the hippest downtown haunts.” – Phil Lutz, New York Times

“…one of the most versatile and in-demand singers on the New York music scene.” – Simon Calle,  All About Jazz

“…a potent combination that’s like nothing else around” – Kevin Convey, Boston Herald


Sofia Rei Koutsovitis is one of New York’s most passionate, charismatic and inventive vocalists, who brings depth and fullness of a riveting voice to her second album, “Sube Azul” (World Village/Harmonia Mundi). She also serves as the album’s composer, arranger, lyricist and — with bassist Jorge Roeder — producer. Following up on “Ojalá,” her polyglot and multilingual debut, she offers this time a collection of mostly original Spanish-language songs, building on a new set of growth experiences since moving to New York in 2005.

Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, the album is grounded in traditional South American rhythms such as chacarera, zamba and vidala from Argentina, Afro-peruvian festejo and lando, Afro-Uruguayan candombe, Colombian cumbia and bullerengue and other genres that merge involving jazz harmonies, electronic sounds and rich improvisations. Singing in Spanish, Portuguese or English, Sofia’s voice is graceful as well as sophisticated, tying together diverse influences in a program full of rhythmic complexity, melody and romance.

Sofia is a restless artist, one of the most versatile and in-demand singers on the New York music scene. She has recorded, performed and collaborated with renowned musicians and groups such as Maria Schneider, John Zorn, Bobby McFerrin, Folklore Urbano, John Scofield, Lionel Loueke, Pavel Urkiza (Gema y Pavel), Russ Ferrante (Yellow Jackets), Bob Moses, Aquiles Baez, Samuel Torres Group,  Pedrito Martinez, and Avantango. She is also the vocalist of Geoffrey Keezer’s “Aurea,” whose self-titled 2009 release received a Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album.  $15 in advance [Link] / $20 at the door


How to win it… Contest ends 11:59pm EST. June 17, 2010.

You get 1 entry for placing a comment your favorite lullabies song is and please use some method for us to contact you in the comment
(twitter or email)

You get 1 extra entry for following us on twitter – twitter.com/dada_rocks

You get 1 extra entry for tweeting about this contest (you can do this daily). Must contain the following information:
@joespubnyc @dada_rocks – http://bit.ly/at0lg9  and you must also comment with the link to your twitter message.

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You get 1 extra entry for becoming a FAN on facebook –facebook.com/DaDaRocks you must comment that you’re a fan

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You will have 12 hours to reply before we pick another winner!

Disclaimer: Joe’s Pub is providing these tickets for the raffle.

SING ME TO SLEEP CD Release at Joe’s Pub Win a Family 4 Pack of Tickets!

SING ME TO SLEEP CD RELEASE FEAT. TANYA DONELLY, JENNY OWEN YOUNGS, & JULIE PEEL

Sunday, June 13 at 12 NOON

American Laundromat Records proudly presents Tanya Donelly (Belly, Breeders, Throwing Muses), Jenny Owen Youngs, and Julie Peel celebrating the release of “Sing Me To Sleep – Indie Lullabies,” a whimsical collection of lullabies and popular songs re-imagined as lullabies by some of today’s best indie artists. This is an all-ages kids-friendly event with live performances, face-painting, balloons, crafts and lots of fun for all ages. All proceeds from this wonderful project are donated to The Valerie Fund, a non-profit organization that provides for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders. $20 adults / $12 children under 12

For more information: http://www.joespub.com/component/option,com_shows/task,view/Itemid,40/id,5162

Listen to some of their music…

Julie Peel – Living In A Movie [Download MP3]
Jenny Owen Youngs – Voice On Tape [Download MP3]
Tanya Donelly – Feed The Tree [Download MP3]

How to win it… Contest ends 11:59pm EST. June 10, 2010.

You get 1 entry for placing a comment your favorite lullabies song is and please use some method for us to contact you in the comment
(twitter or email)

You get 1 extra entry for following us on twitter – twitter.com/dada_rocks

You get 1 extra entry for tweeting about this contest (you can do this daily). Must contain the following information:
@joespubnyc @dada_rocks – http://bit.ly/bVXPxm  and you must also comment with the link to your twitter message.

Example: I want to win @joespubnyc tickets from @dada_rocks – http://bit.ly/bVXPxm

You get 1 extra entry for becoming a FAN on facebook –facebook.com/DaDaRocks you must comment that you’re a fan

You get 1 extra entry for becoming a Fan on facebook of Joe’s Pub – facebook.com/joespub you must comment that you’re a fan

You get 1 extra entry for subscribing to our Feedburner digest mailing (right side subscribe by email) – you must also comment that you’ve subscribed

You will have 12 hours to reply before we pick another winner!

Disclaimer: Joe’s Pub is providing these tickets for the raffle.

MAGIC IN THE PARK live at Joe’s Pub – Win a Family 4 Pack of Tickets!

Win Tickets on Facebook – http://facebook.com/dadarocks

Sundays, May 23 at NOON – $20 per ticket

Magic in the Park is a magical journey and entertainment showcase that pays homage to the late Dr. Abraham B. Hurwitz, New York City’s “Official Magician”.  Continuing in the tradition of his legendary “Peter Pan the Magic Man” shows, Magic in the Park features magic acts, mentalism, juggling, ventriloquism, puppetry, music, and much more.
The New York Times, in 1981, wrote that Hurwitz “entertained more than a million young people” at free performances in New York City’s schools, parks, recreation centers and playgrounds.
Bring the family, your sense of history, and join this elite group of participants as Magic in the Park dazzles you for 70 minutes with the likes of Abe’s grand-daughter, Emmy Award winner Mallory Lewis with Lamb Chop, The Magicomedian and “Dean of American Magicians” George Schindler, Funny Guy Robert Baxt, Ventriloquism extraordinaire Carla Rhodes, rising stars from the Society of Young Magicians and our amusing Emcee, “Cajun Cellist” Sean Grissom.

Featured Artists

* Mallory Lewis
* George Schindler
* Sean Grissom
* Carla Rhodes
* Robert Baxt
* David Boyd
* Jen Slaw
* Rob Zabrecky
* Jen Kramer
* Debbie Leifer
* Reuben Moreland