Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Updated Entertainment Schedule

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BROOKLYN BOWL LAS VEGAS UPDATED ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

 

***Just Announced***
Sabotage—April 1
Alice: A Steampunk Concert Fantasy—April 5
Masters of Puppets—April 8
Morgan Heritage—June 15
Toad the Wet Sprocket with Rusted Root—July 11

 

***Updated***
Bunny Wailer with Lady Reiko & The Sin City Prophets—April 9
Foals with Kiev—April 24
Violent Femmes with Jake Brebes—May 5

 

Greensky Bluegrass with Shook Twins
Thursday, March 31
8 p.m.; Doors at 6 p.m.
Tickets: $22

 

Greensky Bluegrass is Anders Beck (dobro), Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), Dave Bruzza (guitar), Mike Devol (upright bass) and Paul Hoffman (mandolin). The five members of Greensky Bluegrass have forged a defiant, powerful sound that, while rooted in classic stringband Americana, extends outwards with a fearless, exploratory zeal. The tension and release between these components – tradition and innovation, prearranged songs and improvisation, acoustic tones and electric volume – is what makes them so thrillingly dynamic, in concert and on record. By playing up to 175 shows a year, mostly in rock clubs and more open-minded festivals like Telluride, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Greensky Bluegrass became a word-of-mouth underground sensation, cultivating a devoted legion of fans entranced both by the band’s improvisational acumen and the quality of their songwriting.

 

Sabotage
Friday, April 1
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
Tickets: Free

 

Sabotage is an ‘90s alternative rock cover band paying tribute to the likes of Pearl Jam, Cake, Sublime, Foo Fighters and Blink-182. Cover for this show is free.

 

Alice: A Steampunk Concert Fantasy
Tuesday, April 5
10 p.m.; Doors at 9:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 for GA Seated & GA; $20 Standing w/ Local ID

 

Take a magical journey down the rabbit hole as BBR Las Vegas presents ALICE their steampunk concert fantasy. ALICE combines original arrangement of favorite pop/rock songs with unforgettable vocals, thrilling dancers, and a hot nine-piece band to create a frenetic theatrical experience. Critics have raved “Powerhouse BBR…the most lavish free production in the city” and “This act reaches out and grabs you by the throat.” ALICE is directed by Ryan Kelsey and Anne Martinez, choreographed by Ryan Kelsey and Claudia Mitria, with music direction and arrangements by David Perrico, featuring Ashley Fuller, April Leopardi, Eric Morgan, Adolfo Barreto, LeMichael Curry, and the BBR Band.

 

Masters of Puppets
Friday, April 8
9:30 p.m.; Doors at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: Free

 

For almost a decade, Masters of Puppets has been recognized as the Global Metallica tribute. They are proud to be considered “the most authentic Metallica tribute in the world” by loyal Metallica fans. Masters of Puppets has toured the world, performing at major festivals, headlining corporate events and performing at celebrity birthday parties. Masters of Puppets is also proud to be the number one most requested tribute band by the U.S. Military.

 

Bunny Wailer with Lady Reiko & The Sin City Prophets
Saturday, April 9
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $25

 

Widely regarded as a musical legend and considered one of the longtime standard bearers of reggae music, Bunny Wailer was a founding member of reggae’s holy trinity classic roots rockers band, The Wailers, along with such legends as singer/guitarist Peter Tosh and vocalist Bob Marley. Over the years, Wailer has become a very prolific songwriter and performer who has released well over thirty records and has won three Grammy Awards for Best Reggae Album in 1991 (“Time Will Tell: A Tribute to Bob Marley”), 1995 (“Crucial! Roots Classics”) and 1997 (“Hall of Fame: A Tribute to Bob Marley’s 50th Anniversary”) and was nominated on two other occasions.

 

Floerty with Kris Kelli
Monday, April 11
8 p.m.; Doors at 6 p.m.
Tickets: $30

 

Floetry, the English neo soul duo comprising of Natalie Stewart (“the Floacist”) and Marsha Ambrosius (“the Songstress”), first began to capture attention in the U.K. during the late 90’s. Formed in 1999, having met through their love of basketball some ten years earlier, Ambrosius and Stewart began writing songs and playing shows in and around London on various performance poetry stages. A bold move to the States in 2000 allowed the ladies to accomplish what many U.K. artists fail to do; find success overseas, as America wholeheartedly embraced them. After moving from Atlanta to Philadelphia and signing a management deal with Julius Erving III, and becoming regulars at the infamous Black Lilly jam sessions, Floetry’s “poetic delivery with musical intent” captured the eye of DJ Jazzy Jeff and the ladies soon began recording with the Philly native. Signing a deal with Dreamworks by the end of 2000, Floetry recorded two studio albums “Floetic” (2002) and “Flo’Ology” (2005) and one live album “Floacism” (2003). “Floetic” sold over 788,000 copies in the United States alone. The album spawned the singles “Floetic”, the top ten songs “Say Yes”, and “Getting Late.” Following their success both in the charts and on the underground scene, Floetry released their live album “Floacism,” featuring the single “Wanna B Where U R (This Is A Love Song).” “Flo’Ology” followed with the release of “SupaStar” featuring Common.

 

Highly Suspect with Audiodamn!
Thursday, April 14
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $15

 

Rock trio Highly Suspect is comprised of twins Rich and Ryan Meyer and their best friend Johnny Stevens. Getting their start playing covers of Sublime, Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd in Cape Cod, Mass., they moved to Brooklyn after discovering that songwriting was their passion. Their first full-length album “Mister Asylum” debuted in July 2015. The album received Grammy nods—the album was nominated Best Rock Album, and “Lydia” was nominated Best Rock Song. Highly Suspect was iTunes’ 2015 New Artist Spotlight by its editors. The band’s sound has been compared to artists such as Kings of Leon, Queens of the Stone Age and Band of Skulls.

 

The John Kadlecik Band
Friday, April 15
9 p.m.; Doors at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10

 

John Kadlecik is a singer, songwriter, and musician who can play most string instruments but is primarily known for being a guitar-slinging sideman to Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir in the band Furthur. Also an original co-founder of the group Dark Star Orchestra, John has been performing improvisationally-oriented shows regularly since the late 1980’s and touring nationally for the last 20 years. His work also includes several studio releases of original music, and he is currently touring with his own group, The John Kadlecik Band. John lives near Washington, D.C., and when not on the road with the John Kadlecik Band appears as a solo acoustic performer and as a featured guest performer with other bands, including as a frequent and special guest of Everyone Orchestra and Melvin Seals and JGB.

 

M83 with Yacht
Saturday, April 16
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $35

 

Following the success of critically acclaimed album “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming,” featuring platinum-selling single “Midnight City,” M83 is on the verge of another epic full-length release. Gonzalez describes his forthcoming album as “more fun and fresh” with “a lot of eclecticism,” promising plenty of “unexpected guests.”  Further details are expected to be announced shortly.  Hailing from Antibes, France and currently recording out of Los Angeles, M83 has evolved through the years. The group has also included Gonzalez’ brother Yann and collaborators Morgan Kibby (vocals and keyboards) and Loïc Maurin (drums). 19-year-old Jordan Lawlor joined the groups as a multi-instrumentalist in 2011 when Gonzalez posted an open audition on the group’s website.

 

The Green with Protoje
Sunday, April 17
8:30 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $19

 

The Green formed on Oahu, Hawaii, in 2009. The group began as a vehicle for six different members of Hawaii’s tight-knit music scene to record a few songs and have a bit of fun along the way. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2010, earned both critical and commercial acclaim, and was awarded iTunes Best Reggae Album of the Year. Afterwards, the band jumped on a plane to the mainland and started a heavy touring cycle. On the strength of their debut album, The Green struck a record deal with ground-breaking independent reggae label Easy Star Records to record their sophomore album, Ways & Means. Ways & Means hit number one on the iTunes and Billboard Reggae charts and the band embarked on more intense touring; supporting acts like Rebelution, Iration, SOJA and Damian Marley. They also played at acclaimed festivals including Vans Warped Tour, Wakarusa, Sierra Nevada World Music Festival and California Roots Festival. Their latest album, “Hawai’i ’13,” dances through roots reggae, soul, and R&B.

 

CHVRCHES with Wolf Alice
Thursday, April 21
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $25

 

The Glasgow-based CHVRCHES – pronounced, “Churches” – consists of Lauren Mayberry (lead vocals, synthesizers, samplers), Iain Cook (synthesizers, guitar, bass, vocals) and Martin Doherty (synthesizers, samplers, vocals). Touring in the wake of their Sept. 2015 release, “Every Open Eye,” the group will take a Vegas vacation in between bookend Saturday performances at The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (Coachella) in Indio, Calif. on April 16 and 23. Cook and Doherty come from backgrounds of more traditional instruments. Cook also composes for TV and film and played with the Scottish alt-rock group Aereogramme as one half of its later incarnation The Unwinding Hours. Doherty played keyboards for The Twilight Sad. Neither made music that sounded quite like this, until Mayberry – then working as a music journalist while singing with Glaswegian post-rock collective Blue Sky Archives, with whom Cook had previously recorded – turned up to help with a demo. “I was late, I didn’t know the way, it was Sunday buses, it wasn’t a good start!” she recalls – “And this is going to sound weird,” Doherty cuts in, “but within thirty seconds of hearing her singing with us I knew this was something special. The range, the tone, the way the voice worked over the synths – it was immediate. I’d heard her voice before and liked it, but I wanted to take it out of its comfort zone. Now there’s a power to the vocal we never heard at first.”

 

DJ Quik with Special Guests The Fixxers Feat. AMG with Suga Free & 2nd II None – 25th Anniversary of Quik is the Name
Friday, April 22
9:30 p.m.; Doors at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $27.50

 

One of the premier West Coast gangsta rap artists of the early ’90s, DJ Quik was a rapper as well as a producer whose career carried on well into the next decade as he put his career aside and began working primarily as a beat-maker. Born David Martin Blake on January 18, 1970, in Compton, California, DJ Quik made a name for himself on the mixtape circuit during the late ’80s, compiling tapes also featuring fellow rappers AMG, 2nd II None, and Hi-C. On the basis of these mixtapes, he was signed to Priority Records and made his album debut with “Quik Is the Name” (1990), on which he produced all the tracks (as he would on each of his solo albums) as well as rap. “Quik Is the Name” proved quite successful, spawning two hits (“Tonite,” “Born and Raised in Compton”) and going platinum.

 

The Front Bottoms with Brick + Mortar, Diet Cig
Saturday, April 23
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $16.50

 

Indie band the Front Bottoms is Brian Sella (vocals, guitar) and Mat Uychich (drums), Tom “Two Slaps” Warren (bass) and Ciaran “C-Dog” O’Donnell (guitar, horns, keyboards.) Originating in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, the band is known for its pop, rock and punk sensibilities paired with witty lyrics. Sella and Uychich started writing songs since Sella was in sixth grade. In 2008, the Front Bottoms put out a self-released album, “I Hate My Friends.” They played shows up and down the East Coast, playing any venue that would have them. They would put out DIY albums until 2011, when they signed with New Jersey indie label Bar/None Records. They have since put out several albums, with their latest album, 2015’s “Back On Top” released by Fueled By Ramen. Their most notable songs may be 2013’s “Twin Size Mattress” and 2011’s “Flashlight.”

 

Foals with Kiev
Sunday, April 24
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $22

 

Oxford, England-based Foals is comprised of Yannis Philippakis (lead vocals and lead guitar), Jack Bevan (drums and percussion), Jimmy Smith (rhythm guitar), Walter Gervers (bass) and Edwin Congreave (keyboards). Unlike many of their contemporaries, Foals’ lineup has remained unchanged since the band’s 2005 formation. Foals is touring in support of their 2015 release “What Went Down,” the band’s fourth studio album. The group has toured extensively, featured on the lineup cards of some of the most renowned music festivals, including appearances on Friday April 15 and 22 at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which wraps up in Indo, Calif. the same day as their performance at Brooklyn Bowl.

 

An Evening with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Monday, April 25
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $20

 

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood is Robinson (lead vocals, guitar), Neal Casal (guitar, vocals), Adam MacDougall (keyboards), Mark Dutton (bass) and Tony Leone (drums). The collective’s unconventional debut drew attention in 2011 with a string of nearly 50 shows over the course of nine weeks without ever leaving the confines of California. In 2012, The CRB released their first two albums – “Big Moon Ritual” (June) and “Magic Door” (September) which solidified and exemplified the group’s comfortable improvisational chemistry. The CRB is currently touring in support of their latest release “Phosphorescent Harvest,” the band’s third full-length album for Silver Arrow records.

 

Violent Femmes with Jake Brebes
Thursday, May 5
8:30 p.m.; Doors at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $35

 

The “Blister in the Sun” band formed in Milwaukee in 1981. Inspired by The Velvet Underground and Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, they opened for the Pretenders early on in their careers, which led to an invitation to play in New York supporting Richard Hell. The New York performance yielded a rave review in the New York Times and later a record deal and worldwide touring. They have released eight studio albums and 15 singles in total. Their raw sound and honest lyrical perspective has been cited as an influence by artists as diverse as Pink, Keith Urban, The Smiths, Nirvana, Lou Reed and John Cusack. Other notable tracks include “Kiss Off,” “Add It Up” and “Gone Daddy Gone.”

 

Umphrey’s McGee Presents UMBOWL VII
Friday, May 6
7 p.m.; Doors at 6 p.m.
Tickets: $109.50

 

UMBowl, centered around “crowd-sourced improvisation,” is one of Umphrey’s McGee’s biggest shows of the year. The show consists of four “quarters,” or sets, each with its own theme. Fans can expect tons of interaction from the band. In the past, set themes have included “Raw Stewage” where the band assembles a set based on votes from the audience on their favorite live moments and “All-Request,” a set based on requests from the audience cast by ballots (including new, unreleased options). Improvisation is what Umphrey’s McGee thrives on—and for one night, fans can experience an entire evening of music revolving solely around that improv talent.

 

Progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee got its start at the University of Notre Dame in 1997. The original four band members Joey Cummins (keyboards), Brendan Bayliss (guitarist), Ryan Stasik (bassist) and Mike Mirro (drummer) got together after playing in various campus bands. After just eight months playing music together, the band released its first album, with the cheeky title of “Greatest Hits Volume III.” Umphrey’s McGee soon added percussionist Andy Farag, and it quickly became one of the most popular bands in the Notre Dame area. Guitarist Jake Cinninger was added in 2000, and the band made Chicago its new home base. Umphrey’s McGee is known for its affinity for playing live, and for its improvisational exercises. The band almost broke up in 2002 when drummer Mike Mirro announced he was leaving—after reviewing hundreds of audition tapes, Kris Myers was accepted as the new drummer. Altogether, the band has released nine studio releases and 10 live releases since its inception. It still plays more than 100 concerts annually and places importance on the art of live performance. Its most recent release, “The London Session,” was recorded at Abbey Road Studios, a notion that Bayliss told Rolling Stone seemed like “being asked to give a sermon at the Vatican.” It was recorded in just one day, and was dubbed by Rolling Stone as “a historical primer, an evolution story inside 51 minutes.”

 

Umphrey’s McGee
Saturday,May 7
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $35

 

Progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee got its start at the University of Notre Dame in 1997. The original four band members Joey Cummins (keyboards), Brendan Bayliss (guitarist), Ryan Stasik (bassist) and Mike Mirro (drummer) got together after playing in various campus bands. After just eight months playing music together, the band released its first album, with the cheeky title of “Greatest Hits Volume III.” Umphrey’s McGee soon added percussionist Andy Farag, and it quickly became one of the most popular bands in the Notre Dame area. Guitarist Jake Cinninger was added in 2000, and the band made Chicago its new home base. Umphrey’s McGee is known for its affinity for playing live, and for its improvisational exercises. The band almost broke up in 2002 when drummer Mike Mirro announced he was leaving—after reviewing hundreds of audition tapes, Kris Myers was accepted as the new drummer. Altogether, the band has released nine studio releases and 10 live releases since its inception. It still plays more than 100 concerts annually and places importance on the art of live performance. Its most recent release, “The London Session,” was recorded at Abbey Road Studios, a notion that Bayliss told Rolling Stone seemed like “being asked to give a sermon at the Vatican.” It was recorded in just one day, and was dubbed by Rolling Stone as “a historical primer, an evolution story inside 51 minutes.”

 

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience
Thursday, May 12
8:30 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $37

 

Jason Bonham, the son of late legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, keeps the Zeppelin fires burning in a true rock and rock spectacle. “Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience” is much more than a tribute show. The show merges the powerful music of Led Zeppelin with video footage, giant projections of iconic Zeppelin art, home movies and other vintage video footage shot by Bonham. The set list draws from 20 Zeppelin cuts hand-picked by Jason. He even performs a duet of “Moby Dick” alongside his father.

 

SoMo with Quinn XCII
Friday, May 13
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $20

 

Texas singer-songwriter SoMo, or Joseph Anthony Somers-Morales, gained the world’s attention when he started covering artists including Chris Brown, Drake and The Weeknd on YouTube. He signed a record deal with Republic Records in 2013. His self-titled debut album was released April 8, 2014 and debuted at number six on the Billboard 200. SoMo is known for blending R&B and pop soul and powerful songwriting. SoMo has collaborated with notable artists including  Jeremih, Ty Dolla $ign, and Babyface.

 

Filter with Orgy, Vampires Everywhere, Death Valley High
Wednesday, May 18
6:30 p.m.; Doors at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20

 

The Cleveland-born Filter is headlined by founder and front man Richard Patrick and was formed in 1993 when Patrick branched out on his own, leaving behind his gig as touring guitarist for Nine Inch Nails. Filter’s 1995 debut album “Short Bus” went platinum on the shoulders of mid-nineties classic “Hey Man Nice Shot” and the encore, 1999’s “Title of Record” sailed to the same heights with the success and acclaim of the single “Take a Picture.” Scheduled for release this year, the band’s seventh studio album will follow “Anthems for the Damned,” “The Trouble with Angels” and 2013’s “The Sun Comes Out Tonight.”

 

J Boog with Mike Love, Hirie and DJ Westafa
Sunday, May 22
8:30 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $20

 

Reggae and R&B vocalist and songwriter J Boog has shared stages with Damien and Ziggy Marley, SOJA and other reggae stars. Growing up in the rough streets of Compton, the strong sense of tradition and culture that J Boog absorbed from his family was instrumental in his path to stay off the streets and begin a successful music career. His music combines island music and Jamaican reggae. His latest is EP “Live Up!” which reached number 18 on the Top Heatseekers chart and number four on Top Reggae Albums.

 

The Used 15th Anniversary Tour with The New Regime
Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $28

 

Utah rock band The Used has come a long way since its inception in 2001. The band’s members have had to overcome substance abuse, poverty and homelessness. Today, The Used’s six studio albums have sold more than three million copies worldwide, and have achieved gold and platinum statuses in many countries. The band’s music has been associated with several rock genres, including post-hardcore, screamo and heavy metal. Its latest album is 2014’s “Imaginary Enemy,” released by the band’s own label, GAS Union. The Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas show is part of The Used 15th anniversary tour.

 

Emo Night Brooklyn
Wednesday, May 25
11:30 p.m.; Doors at 11:30 p.m. (Late Show)
Tickets: $8

 

Put on your fake lip piercings and studded belts, because Emo Night Brooklyn returns to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. Your fave songs from Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Something Corporate, Dashboard Confessional, Saves The Day, Death Cab For Cutie, Senses Fail, Jimmy Eat World will give you all the feels.

 

STRFKR and Com Truise with Fake Drugs
Saturday, May 28
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $17

 

Since the release of their 2008 debut album, STRFKR have relentlessly toured across the globe, delivering to their fans a guaranteed non-stop dance party. With three proper albums and another to come in 2016, the band has a wealth of dance party hits at their disposal and their career-spanning live set is a sweat drenched laser soaked affair highlighted by their home made light show. STRFKR began as a vehicle for Josh Hodges songwriting but quickly transformed into a full-fledged band with members Shawn Glassford and Keil Corcoran.

 

Com Truise is electronic/synthwave musician Seth Haley. Influenced by the music of the 1980s, Haley is known for his “slow-motion funk”—sludgy and bass-heavy but brightened by synth melodies. Haley has remixed numerous artists including Neon Indian, Twin Shadow, Sky Ferreira, Tycho and Daft Punk. Full albums include 2011’s “Galactic Melt” and 2012’s “In Decay.”

 

Blue October with Danny Malone
Saturday, June 4
8 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $27

 

Blue October is the San Marcos, Texas-based band known for its shimmering melodies and heart-string pulling lyrics. It boasts one of the most emotionally charged and magnetic front men in music today in Justin Furstenfeld. Blue October has charted seven Top 40 singles over seven albums. Songs like “Into The Ocean,” “Hate Me,” “Calling You,” “Bleed Out” and “Fear” from  albums such as 2009’s Billboard Top 15 debut, “Approaching Normal,” 2011’s  Billboard Top Ten debut “Any Man In America,” the platinum-selling “Foiled” and Billboard’s number 13 debut “Sway” (2013), reaching audiences around the world. In 2015, Blue October returned to the studio to record their new album, titled “Home.” Set to release in spring 2016 on Up/Down-Brando Records, “Home” is sure to inspire everyone to embrace life and live to our fullest extent.

 

Caravan Palace
June 5
8 p.m.; Doors at 6 p.m.
Tickets: $22

 

Electro-swing group Caravan Palace hails from Paris, France. The group is comprised of Charles Delaporte (bass, programming), Arnaud Vial (guitar, programming), Hugues Payen (violin, programming), Zoé Colotis (vocals), Antoine Toustou (electronics, trombone), and Camille Chapeliere (clarinette, saxophone), and Paul-Marie Barbier (percussion, vibraphone.) The band’s influences include Django Reinhardt, Vitalic, Cab Calloway, Justice and Daft Punk among others. Their self-titled debut came out in 2008, with their sophomore “Panic” arrived in 2011. Their 2015 album “<|°_°|>” or “Robot” mixes genres from R&B to disco.

 

Morgan Heritage
Wednesday, June 15
9 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $15; On-Sale Friday, April 1 at 10 a.m.

 

Morgan Heritage is a reggae band formed by five children of the reggae artist Denroy Morgan. Their latest album, the group’s 10th studio release, is 2015’s “Strictly Roots.” The roots reggae quintet is comprised of Peetah Morgan (vocals), Una Morgan (keyboard/vocals), Roy “Gramps” Morgan (keyboard/vocals), Nakhamyah “Lukes” Morgan (rhythm guitar) and Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” Morgan (percussion/vocals.) Guest artists on the newest album include Shaggy, J Boog, Rebelution and Bumble Bee from SOJA.

 

Dru Hill
Saturday, June 18
9 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $35

 

High-school friends Larry “Jazz” Anthony, Mark “Sisqó” Andrews, Tamir “Nokio” Ruffin, and James “Woody Rock” Green formed Dru Hill in 1992, named in honor of their Baltimore neighborhood, Druid Hill Park. The vocalists performed at the music industry convention Impact ’96 and were signed by Island not long after. By late 1996, Dru Hill had released their self-titled debut album, produced by Keith Sweat, Stanley Brown, and Tim “Dawg” Patterson. The single “Tell Me,” culled from the soundtrack to the film “Eddie,” became a Top Five R&B hit and later went gold. “Enter the Dru” followed in 1998, peaking at number two on the Billboard album chart. Despite Sisqó’s solo success with “Thong Song,” the group continued intact along with new member Scola and issued “Dru World Order” in 2002, two years after it was initially slated for release. Hits followed in 2005, eventually reaching three million in sales. Scola was later replaced by Antwuan “Tao” Simpson, and the group released its fourth studio album, “Indrupendence Day,” in 2010. Their return was the subject of “Keith Sweat’s Platinum House,” a reality series broadcast on the Centric channel.

 

Toad the Wet Sprocket with Rusted Root
Monday, July 11
9 p.m.; Doors at 7 p.m.
Tickets: $35; On-Sale Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. PT

 

Would Toad the Wet Sprocket, by any other name, still be as sweet? The group was named after a fictional band Monty Python’s Eric Idle created for the program “Rutland Weekend Television” in 1975. Toad, who packed Brooklyn Bowl in November of 2014 and July 2012, met in high school and have been writing, recording and touring in support of their albums over the course of the last 25 years. Guests of the show can expect all the nostalgia and comforting familiarity of the Billboard-charting hits “Walk on the Ocean,” “All I Want,” “Something’s Always Wrong” and “Fall Down,” but newer fans will also be well familiar with recent hits such as “California Wasted” which continues to climb the charts. Toad the Wet Sprocket is Glen Phillips (lead vocals, guitar), Dean Dinning (bass, vocals), Todd Nichols (lead guitar, vocals) and Randy Guss (drums).

 

About Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, the brand’s third location, boasts three levels spanning over 80,000 square feet and is one of the largest performance venues of its class in America. Early on, People Magazine projected the venue as “on the fast path to being Vegas’ über cool place” and in 2015 cracked the top 20 in Pollstar’s Top 200 Club Venues for Worldwide Ticket Sales. Located on The LINQ Promenade, the open-air district in the center of the Las Vegas Strip, the multi-dimensional space boasts 32 lanes of bowling, six on-site bars and rockin’ comfort food by the world-renowned Bromberg Brothers’ Blue Ribbon Restaurants, including their iconic Fried Chicken celebrated on Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” On any given night, more than 2,000 concertgoers can enjoy live music programming from the general admission area, the luxurious bowlers’ lounges adjacent to the lanes, or the private lounge boxes overlooking it all. Since opening in March 2014, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has seen notable performances by Jack White, Disclosure, Alabama Shakes, Modest Mouse, Robert Plant, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Roots and Jane’s Addiction.

 

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