The Werks, Damn Right!

The Werks

Damn Right!

D.V.S*, Free Admission Before 7:00

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Tickets Available at the Door

This event is 21 and over

$7 at the door, cash only

The Werks
The Werks
Beloved Ohio jam rockers The Werks have responded to tragedy and transition by solidifying the strongest lineup in their decade of existence. They’re ready to launch 2017 with an 8-week coast-to- coast run in support of this effort, their fifth full studio release entitled “Magic”.

It all kicks off with a 2-Night Event in early February in Columbus, OH, the “Winter Werk Out Music and Arts Festival”, which is a sister showcase to the band’s 8th Annual Werk Out Festival, returning next August to Legends Valley in Thornville. Count on two big nights with hometown heroes The Werks plus a host of national rock and electronic acts.

Tour then heads to major cities in the Northeast like New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, before a swing through the South, including favorite stops in Asheville, Atlanta & Charleston. After that, they’ll hit the Colorado ski resorts as well as Denver, where the band will host their first ever “Werk Out West Music & Arts festival” over 2 nights, featuring multiple shows with The Werks and many other acts.

They’ll continue West through the Rockies with visits to Utah, Montana, and the Treefort Festival in Boise, before landing on the Pacific Coast and two weeks of shows throughout Washington, Oregon, and California. The tour then concludes with the band’s debut visit to Phoenix.

Catch their sensational blend of rock and deep electronic funk beloved by fans across the musical spectrum, as The Werks visit a town near you with special guests like Cure for the Common, Moogatu, and many more to be announced soon.

Tickets go On Sale Friday November 18 th at www.TheWerksMusic.com.
Damn Right!
Damn Right!
Damn Right formed onstage at the legendary Baltimore venue, the 8X10 and immediately noticed a distinct improvisational chemistry. The trio (with then keyboardist Blake Mobley) spent the next few years refining their sound and making a name for themselves as a quality live act, performing all over the country with the help from occasional live and studio sit ins from improvisational wizards such as Bernie Worrell (P-Funk, Talking Heads), Marco Benevento, and Billy Martin (Medeski Martin & Wood) to name a few.



Presently Damn Right finds themselves as a Philadelphia/Brooklyn based live/studio production trio that is making as many waves with their studio work as their live show. And its those roots in improv and experience gained through years of touring by founding members Tommy Bradel (drummer/producer/designer) and Johnny Fissinger (bassist/producer/vocals) mixed with the production wizardry of new addition FLOTE (instrumentalist/producer) that give their song writing and production such a unique sound. While pulling little bits from pretty much any genre while keeping a constant emphasis on capturing the free flowing emotion of live instrumentation, the band is bringing a new energy to both the live and studio settings. Their new brand of nostalgia drenched electronic composition is sure to please fans from all kinds of circles. And thats exactly what Damn Right is about.
D.V.S*
D.V.S*
Amidst a land of hypnotic beats, catchy hooks, and majestic melodies reigns the music of D.V.S* (aka Derek VanScoten). His 2013 release "Hit the Clouds Running" was the apex of his career to date, marrying forward thinking electronic bass, drums and sound design, with classy guitar tones and timeless vocals.

In 2009, the guitarist/ producer began releasing solo material and touring nationally. By 2012, D.V.S* had remixed Break Science and Talib Kweli, was featured on the Emancipator "Remixes" album, and had co-produced 2 tracks on Michal Menert's album "Even If It Isn't Right." In 2013 his remix of The Beatles' "Because" broke the top 5 on Hype Machine, and finally gained the producer international attention.

As a diverse performer, D.V.S* has spent considerable time on the road with electronic acts Big Gigantic, Beats Antique, Emancipator, Tycho, Cherub, EOTO, Lotus, Tipper, and Pantyraid. As a respected instrumentalist, he has played with a colorful variety of groups including the Boulder Philharmonic, DJ Logic, the Motet, and Devotchka.

Festival performance highlights include Lights All Night, Lightning in a Bottle, Wakarusa, Camp Bisco, Sonic Bloom, San Francisco Bicycle Day, SXSW, the Manifestation Celebration, and Gathering of the Vibes.

Label releases include Soulection, Loci, 1320 records, Pretty Lights Music, Gravitas Recordings, Cantora Records, Yoshi Toshi, Daly City, Electronic Music Magazine, and Dub Lab.

D.V.S* was one of 3 initial artists in the world to debut the Popular Science Award Winning "Guitar Wing" by Livid Instruments. He is also an active Ableton Artist in the production, performance, and educational fields.
Venue Information:
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
http://www.brooklynbowl.com/

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