Monday, November 22, 2010

Sid Luscious plays Great American Music Hall for Silicon Valley Rocks Charity

You know, for kids!

First: Go buy tickets. If you tell 'em you're our friend, you get $5 off  by clicking here:

But that shouldn't matter, because it's for a good cause: music education.

Second, Silicon Valley Rocks is a benefit for Music in Schools Today:

They only ask special people to play. Like everything else in the music business, it's all about who you know. Of course, they have a bunch of tech folks playing in these bands. Then they realized that hey, you know, you might want some "experts" on the bill.

So our agent gets the call, and we're showing up as ringers for this one. Looking forward to it.

We'll also be sporting a new drummer for this gig. Dante's taking a little break, and in his place is the extremely capable Captain Leasure. 

We'll be throwing down a short-but-sweet set as a way of saying thanks, and we'll be back with a new album and more shows in 2011.

PS new songs posted soon.

Sid Luscious Interviewed by Silicon Valley Rocks

As part of the run-up to our big show at Great American Music Hall, we've been interviewed by Silicon Valley Rocks!

These modern interviews are much easier than the old-fashioned kind. Back in the 20th century, the press actually sent someone to you - a reporter, and often a photographer. These folks would follow you around for some period of time - sometimes it was just a lunch, but sometimes it was a week or more of being shadowed. Of course eventually you forget you've got someone taking notes about everything you're doing and you slip up. You're human. Next thing you know, your manager is figuring out a way to bribe the press team to keep them quiet about your Doritos "problem" or arranging for a "mugging" where their equipment can be stolen.

Now, you get questions e-mailed ahead of time. You send back draft answers and you knock 'em back and forth until everyone is happy. Maybe less "exciting" for the readers, but here in the music business, we value certainty!