Frock 'n' Roll
Pairing local musicians with local fashion designers: a benefit for the Portland Music Foundation
Music by Darien Brahms, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia, Isobell with Sontiago, Samuel James with Ayperi,Todd the Rocket and j.hjort, The Hot Tarts and The Baltic Sea
Fashion design by Alicia Allen Jewelry, Ponomo, Ferdinand, pinecone+chickadee, Rogues Gallery, Never Sleep, Golden Apple, brook there, Jen Burrall Designs, Local Ink, Milo in Maine and Sophronia Designs
A fundraising event created to benefit the Portland Music Foundation, Frock n Roll pairs some of the most talented local musicians of Portland with some of the most talented fashion designers in the city. Who needs Fashion Week in New York when we have Frock n Roll in Portland?
Frock n Roll centers around the vision of bridging the local worlds of fashion design and music as the two are constantly borrowing from one and inspiring the other. Think along the lines Sex Pistols and Vivienne Westwood. Madonna and Jean Paul Gaultier. The Baltic Sea and pinecone+chickadee. September 18 will be similar to a fashion show, though instead of a runway, musicians will be performing on stage while modeling the clothes and accessories designed for them. Its the perfect way for an audience to witness the melding and extraordinary relationship between these two forms of art.
Please visit www.frocknroll.wordpress.com for more information, including musician and designer biographies and website links.
The Portland Music Foundation is a local non-profit that serves to educate, inspire and incite the Portland music community. Initiated in the Spring of 2006 by Grammy Award-winner Adam Ayan (Gateway Mastering), the Portland Music Foundation was founded to help people get what they want out of the local music community. The PMF threads itself into the outlets that allow aspiring artists to nurture their own success regardless of their age or musical genre, working with clubs and concert venues that bring music to the fans, retail outlets that assist musicians in selling their music to the public, radio stations who promote local music on the air, even to the stores that sell musical instruments. The PMF recognizes that a successful music scene will be one that not only exports, but also imports music and fans into our community. The Foundation plans to make Portlands music scene more attractive for national artists and organizations to visit, serving as a clearinghouse for the local scene. Please visit www.portlandmusicfoundation.org
538 Congress St
Portland, ME 04101
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