Music: DeeprSleepr (Gary Velush), Native Sage Fri., July 10, at 8 PM

Indie singer-songwriter DeeprSleepr (aka Gary Velush) performs a solo set on Friday, July 10. Indie folk act Native Sage, featuring Bree Garrison on vocals, opens. The show starts at 8 PM and the cover is $5.

DeeprSleepr

DeeprSleepr

DeeprSleepr is the solo project of Gary Kiernan Velush (Fake Babies, Milksop:Unsung). It is, at its core a collection of songs about the most primal, visceral moments life gives to those brave enough to live it. these stories are told through song verse, beats and light.

Native Sage

Native Sage

Native Sage is a partnership of sound grown from the shared love of  the music of Fleet Foxes, manifested through minimalist folk pop with an emphasis on harmony. No bass or keys with current arrangement. Members have performed in various capacities alongside such acts as Cage the Elephant, The Band Perry, Marcy Playground and Capital Cities as well as many others. Native Sage is Bree Garrison on vocals, Rob Aceto guitar and vocals, Meg Ryan on vocals and Michael Bosco on percussion/drums.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

• Wednesday, July 1. ART SONG: TWINS OF EL DORADO; JAZZ: WORK AND WHY WE DO IT

• Friday, July 3. BLUEGRASS: THE DUDLEY FARM STRING BAND

• Thursday, July 9. SINGER-SONGWRITER: CHRIS PETERS & BILL MILFORD

• Friday, July 10. INDIE SINGER-SONGWRITER: DEEPRSLEEPR, NATIVE SAGE

• Wednesday, July 15. JAZZ: THE ELLIGERS BROTHERS

• Thursday, July 16. STAND-UP COMEDY: RICH CYR & FRIENDS

• Friday, July 17. PIANO POP/PAINTING: POCKET VINYL

• Tuesday, July 21. ECLECTIC ACOUSTIC MUSIC: DR. CATERWAUL’S CADRE OF CLAIRVOYANT CLAPTRAPS with SPECIAL GUESTS

• Wednesday, July 22. ACOUSTIC ROCK: THE BIRDMEN (Former members of JAMES VELVET’S groups THE LONESOME SPARROWS & THE IVORY BILLS)

• Thursday, July 23. SINGER-SONGWRITERS: SHAUN BOWEN, KEVIN MF KING

• Friday, July 24. SINGER-SONGWRITERS: ANNE MARIE MENTA, SHELLYE VALAUSKAS

• Wednesday, July 29. CARIBBEAN/FOLK: THE LUKE RODNEY BAND

• Thursday, July 30. CABARET/CROONING/SPOKEN WORD: RICH MORAN & FRANZ DOUSKEY

• Friday, July 31. SINGER-SONGWRITER: SAMUEL BASS

• Thursday, Aug. 6. INDIE ROCK: ZOO FRONT

• Friday, Aug. 7. INDIE ROCK: MERCY CHOIR

• Wednesday, Aug. 12. ELECTRONIC IMPROVISATION: DAVID ELKIN-GINNETTI & DEREK PIOTR

• Thursday, Aug. 13. INDIE FOLK: KINDRED QUEER

• Wednesday, Aug. 19. FOLK: WALKINGWOOD MANDOLIN QUARTET

• Thursday, Aug. 20. INDIE ROCK: THE LYS GUILLORN BAND

• Friday, Aug. 21. BLUEGRASS: FIDDLE FOREVER

• Tuesday, Aug. 25. BLUEGRASS: STACY PHILLIPS & HIS BLUEGRASS CHARACTERS

• Friday, Aug. 28. FILM SCREENING: “HEAD” (CT-PRODUCED LIVE PUPPET HORROR FEATURE)

• Wednesday, Sept. 16. COMEDY OPEN MIC WITH DAN CARRANO & DAN RICE

• Tuesday, Sept. 29. SINGER-SONGWRITER: HANNAH FAIR

• Wednesday, Sept. 30. SINGER-SONGWRITER: ANGELA EASTERLING

• Thursday, Oct. 8. SINGER-SONGWRITER: FRANK CRITELLI

• Friday, Oct. 23. ALT-COUNTRY: TANNERSVILLE

 

Music: Deeper Sleeper, Mike Kusek on Fri., Jan. 23, at 8 PM

Deeper Sleeper and Mike Kusek play Best Video Performance Space on Friday, Jan. 23. The music starts at 8 PM and the cover is $5.

Deeper Sleeper is the solo project of Gary Kiernan Velush (Fake Babies, Milksop:Unsung). It is, at its core a collection of songs about the most primal, visceral moments life gives to those brave enough to live it. these stories are told through song verse, beats and light.

Gary Velush

Gary Velush

Mike Kusek is a New Haven based singer songwriter who has until recently been known primarily as the lead guitarist of local folk-rockers Elison Jackson. Kusek’s solo material, while still being guitar based, is much more ambient, sometimes gentle, while exploring darker, even sinister tones and themes.

Mike Kusek

Mike Kusek

UPCOMING EVENTS:

• Friday, Jan. 16: INDIE ROCK: MERCY CHOIR

• Sunday, Jan. 18. MARK SCHENKER: HOW TO READ A FILM—FOUR BY HITCHCOCK: “REAR WINDOW”

• Wednesday, Jan. 21. SONGWRITERS’ CIRCLE: MARK MIRANDO, DICK NEAL, REX FOWLER

• Thursday, Jan. 22. ALT-COUNTRY: HEATHER FAY

• Sunday, Jan. 25. MARK SCHENKER: HOW TO READ A FILM—FOUR BY HITCHCOCK: “NORTH BY NORTHWEST”

• Thursday, Jan. 29. THEATRICAL READING: “COZY BEACH” BY STEVE BELLWOOD

• Friday., Jan. 30. JAZZ: URI SHAHAM

• Wednesday, Feb. 4. ALT-COUNTRY: LINES WEST

• Friday, Feb. 6. AVANT-GARDE: RIVENER, LIGHT UPON BLIGHT

• Wednesday, Feb. 11. JAZZ: BRETT BOTTOMLEY

• Thursday. Mar. 5. SINGER-SONGWRITER: THE ANNE MARIE MENTA BAND

• Friday, Mar. 6. JAZZ: NICK DiMARIA WiRED

• Friday, April 3. AVANT-GARDE: ZERO DOLLAR

• Thursday, Apr. 9. APPOMATTOX 150TH ANNIVERSARY/FOLK MUSIC: SHELDON CAMPBELL

• Friday, April 17. WPKN BENEFIT

• Friday, May 1. FILM FEST: “A DARK ROOM”