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Paula Cole/Kris Allen/Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution/Teitur/Leroy Bell and his Only Friends - 1/12
at City Winery New York City
Join us for the 4th Annual Fleming artist showcase with a stellar line-up of musicians from all around the world as part of the APAP Music Conference.
ABOUT BROTHER JOSCEPHUS AND THE LOVE REVOLUTION
Often touted as one of the best live bands in the land, Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution received official confirmation of this widespread acclaim when they won the Independent Music Awards "Best Live Performance" category 2011. BroJo is an international musical collective, having performed live with over 250 different members from around the globe, topping out at 23 during the recording of the now award-winning Live at Brooklyn Bowl.
Since 2007, Brother Joscephus and the Love Revolution has been on a mission to make the world a more righteous place. The two main visionaries of this 12-piece explosion of love - Brother Joscephus and his eccentric cohort, The Right Reverend Dean Dawg - dip heavily into a musical gumbo rich with old school soul, roots, classic rock stylings, New Orleans rhythms, and feel-good “secular gospel” music. BroJo combines all this with a message of righteousness, urging us towards acceptance and loving one another. When you combine the music and the message with a one-of-a-kind, high-energy stage spectacle, you got yourself one hell of a revolution on your hands.
The band's widely acclaimed self-titled debut was released in 2009, followed by Live at Brooklyn Bowl in 2011. BroJo recently completed a successful independent fundraising effort on Kickstarter.com, raising over $16,500 from fans for a brand new studio album tentatively titled Revolution of Love, slated for a Spring 2013 release.
The Love Revolution has gathered quite a following due to their dynamic performances at the Summer Camp Music Festival, Discover Jazz Festival, Clearwater Festival, Musikfest, Crawfish Fest, multi-show runs in New Orleans during JazzFest, and every major venue in NYC, both as headliners and alongside legendary performers such as Trombone Shorty, The Radiators, Rebirth Brass Band, and Kermit Ruffins. Join the righteous at BrotherJoscephus.com and be part of the Revolution!
ABOUT KRIS ALLEN
Since skyrocketing to stardom as the winner of the 2009 season of American Idol, Kris Allen has enjoyed five singles on the Billboard charts. His self-titled debut album featured his hit single “Live Like We’re Dying” which has a combined digital sales of over 1.7 million. Since the release of his album he has toured with Keith Urban, Maroon 5, Barenaked Ladies, Lifehouse as well as headlining his own club tour.
ABOUT PAULA COLE
Grammy winner and 7 time Grammy nominee Paula Cole has released six albums spanning a seven- teen year career. She has sold approximately three million albums and has performed with Counting Crows, Matchbox 20, Sarah McLachlan, Melissa Etheridge, Lilith Fair, Peter Gabriel, Emmy Lou Harris and many more. Emotionally deep and thrilling performances are a trademark. Poetically melodic and fiercely touching, intelligent writing makes Cole stand apart. Other artists such as Herbie Hancock, An- nie Lennox, to Katherine McPhee have covered her compositions. With a loving allegiance to her fans, she maintains loyal communication through the web and after her live shows. As the first woman in his- tory to solely produce and receive the best Producer Grammy nomination for her work, “This Fire”, Cole has broken boundaries with a searcher’s spirit. From her top ten hits of the 1990’s to her more recent critically acclaimed albums, Paula Cole continues to write, produce, record and perform heart- felt, meaningful, lasting music
ABOUT TEITUR ABOUT
Look to the North - your new favorite singer-songwriter is coming. He has a voice of a peculiar angel, soft as a kiss, that has the ability to warm the coldest of hearts. His lyrics, gloriously tender at times, nicely twisted at others, create vivid, romantic worlds - of girls in dancing dresses and alphabet shirts; hitchhikers and cowboys; and boys endlessly, hopelessly, falling in love. He is Teitur (Tie-tor) Lassen, a boy from the Faroe Islands who turns music into magic beautifully and effortlessly.
ABOUT LEROY BELL
Finishing #8 on the debut season of XFactor USA and airing in 120 countries, LeRoy Bell has gained millions of fans all over the world who fell in love with his soulful vocal sounds and timeless style. The public reaction to LeRoy’s XFactor performances resulted in him trending worldwide on Twitter on several occasions. Because of the exposure and promotion gained from this international exposure LeRoy Bell is now one of the most distinguished artists to evolve out of the reality TV music/entertainment world.