Ultraviolet Hippopotamus wsg. Secretary of Space :: Inside The MItten Vol. 2.1
Born out of the lakeshore city of Muskegon, Inside the Mitten is a concert showcase of Michigan-based musical acts. Inside the Mitten was created by Watermark Live with concerts held at Watermark 920.
Watermark Live's "Inside the Mitten" Concert series is designed to expose the artists who put their experiences of these peninsulas to music. Through a structured, moderated discussion the Michigan-based artists that perform will expound on every facet of what it has taken them to get where they are. Artists are not chosen based on genre, rather they are chosen because they exhibit rare potential. Each concert is unique and makes for a diverse series of shows. Past musical acts ranged from dub step DJ's to folk favorites and hometown legends. The first season of the concert series was an instantaneous success with sell-out shows that featured intimate Concerts with: The Crane Wives, Ida's Rope, Homeless Poet, 5iveit, Chantron, Funktion, Charlie Slick and Thunda Clap, Four Finger Five.
Support Michigan-based artists who take pride in the state by sharing it from the stage. The second season promises more of the same with the fall series featuring:
WHO: Ultraviolet Hippopotamus wsg. Secretary of Space
WHAT: Inside the Mitten Concert
WHEN: September 7, 2012
SCHEDULE: Doors open at 6pm
Secretary of Space 7pm
UV Hippo Moderated set: 8:15pm - 9:30pm
UV Hippo Freestyle Set: 9:45pm 11pm
TICKETS: All ages - General admission: $10 in advance or $12 at the door, or online here:
DETAILS: There is plenty of seating, plenty of room to dance and an ample amount of Michigan beer, and wine featured as well as a fully stocked, full - service bar. Join us in an intimate setting enjoying an evening celebrating Michigan.
Food: Fatty Lumpkins Sandwich Shack Food: Fatty Lumpkins Sandwich Shack will set up a sandwich bar during the event from 6pm 11pm. Fatty sandwiches are available for purchase during the show.
Sponsored by: Redwall North Studios http://www.redwallnorth.com/
Sound by: Roy Wallace
Moderated by: The Mitten Series is Moderated by: Lou Jeannot. Lou's ability to conduct a candid and insightful conversation with our featured acts has blown everyone away. Lou is also a co-founder of one of the most prolific record labels in Muskegon, Mux Rec. www.muxrec.com
Inside the Mitten consists of a single moderated set from the opening act and two sets from the featured act. The first set is a discussion between our moderator and the act interlaced in between the songs that tell their story. For the second set, the audience is encouraged to get to know the musical acts by submitting questions to the moderator who presents them to the bands in between songs. Each show makes for a unique set of questions and answers ranging from the prolific to the spontaneous and often hilarious. Each concert is an intimate setting where concert goers have a great night out celebrating Michigan through music and Michigan made beer/wine as they get to know the bands and the stories behind their music.
ABOUT THE MUSIC:
Ultraviolet Hippopotamus is an explosive five-piece progressive improvisational band with a rapidly growing fan base across the U.S. and, more recently, Europe. Described as "brightening the future of the jam band scene," Ultraviolet Hippopotamus mixes tight, funky jams with new dance beats, heartfelt lyrics, compelling composition, eccentric effects and a vibrant light show for an incredible, one-of-a-kind musical experience. Known for its on-stage musical alchemy cultivated from years of relentless touring the band performs an eclectic selection of technically demanding compositions and improvised material along with unconventional and fun covers. www.uvhippomusic.com
Secretary of Space describes themselves as Progressive/Experimental/Electronic/Rock/Dub/Tance/Jam/Psychadelic/Improvisation....In other words, Epluribus ElectroFunk. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Secretary-Of-Space/284171764946043
ABOUT WATERMARK LIVE
Watermark Live is the event and promotions arm of the Watermark. Our group draws on a collaborative, not competitive, attitude create the most diverse events imaginable. Our events are intended to intrigue, excite, inform, and most importantly entertain. http://www.watermarkcenter.com/920conferencecenter/specialevents/
ABOUT THE VENUE:
Watermark 920: Muskegon's newest and most innovative space for events is changing how we work and how we celebrate. This progressive urban address integrates productivity with creativity and is redefining event planning on the lakeshore.
ABOUT FATTY LUMPKINS:
Fatty Lumpkins Sandwich Shack is joining us with their custom sandwich station called "Fatty's OnThe Road". Fatty's rolls out to the event with a microcosm of their amazing deli and churns out as many sandwiches in as many combinations as you can handle
Watermark 920 (View)
920 Washington Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49441
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