Highline Ballroom Announces Their Upcoming Shows And Events

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Highline Ballroom Announces Their Upcoming Shows And Events

Highline Ballroom is located at 431 West 16th Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue. Tickets may be purchased through Ticketweb, online at ticketweb.com or at the Highline Box Office from noon until doors close at 866-468-7619. They are a full-scale restaurant. They also have a full bar with all premier liquors and domestic and international cold beer, and they serve a full menu at all of our concerts.

A $10 food and/or beverage minimum is standard for table seating during shows.
- Unless otherwise noted, all shows are suitable for all ages and offer general admission seating. Seating for all shows is first come, first seated; we do not take advance table reservations, except where noted as a condition of a VIP ticket. We cannot seat incomplete parties. Standing room for all shows is available at our bar.
- For further show information, directions to the venue and for the latest updates visit us on the web at www.highlineballroom.com or call 212-414-4314.

All events are subject to change.

JUST ANNOUNCED

· THE ROOTS: AN UNDUN PERFORMANCE... - November 29, November 30, and December 6 - SHOWS @ 9:00PM

· SLAUGHTERHOUSE - December 20 - SHOW @ 9:00PM

· SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS, DAVID MAYFIELD, YELLOW DUBMARINE @ HIRO BALLROOM - January 8 - SHOW @ 8:00PM

· SCHOOL OF ROCK BEST OF SEASON SHOW - February 12 - SHOW @ 11:30AM

· FILTHY GORGEOUS BURLESQUE - February 14 - SHOW @ 8:00PM

SPOTLIGHT ON...
Power 105.1 Presents
Mary J. Blige
My Life

@ Terminal 5
November 23, 2011 - SHOW @ 8:00PM
For more information, please visit http://www.highlineballroom.com/bio.php?id=2168

UPCOMING SHOWS - November 21 - November 27

EVERY SATURDAY LATE NIGHT at The Highline Ballroom:
The Rewind Show
with live performances and celebrity DJs
21 or over to enter
Doors at 10:30pm, Show at 11:00pm
$20 at door
RSVP to info@4kent.com
The Rewind Show is a vision we have had for as long as we have been in the business of night clubs and event planning. We are tired of the same concept that every night-club in NYC has been stuck with over the years and think that it's time to change the way to party! As we all know nothing can compare to a live performance and therefore we have created the Rewind Show! We want to bring an experience like no other by combining the live music of the 80's Rock & Roll era along with the best DJ's spinning the present hits. Every Saturday night, the Highline Ballroom will operate as a high-end night club to let people experience the Rewind Show. (http://therewindshow.com/)

Monday, November 21, 2011

Meany USA Presents
Christy Thompson
Storm Giant
Leonardo Roman
Mister Gio
Last Stand for Lucy
Concert starts @ 7PM
Doors open @ 6PM
Tickets $10.00
Full dinner menu available
General Admission Standing Room
Limited seating available
First come, first seated
All ages
CHRISTY THOMPSON

Inspired by the rock vocals of artists like Blondie, Mick Jagger, Pat Benatar, and Kate Bush, New York-based artist Christy Thompson has truly found her own voice and created a unique sound. She released her first EP in late 2010 and is currently performing with her band in some of New York's best clubs, including Rockwood Music Hall, The Bitter End, Crash Mansion, Pianos, and the Highline Ballroom.

STORM GIANT

Combining a hard rock edge with a no-nonsense understanding of groove and rhythm, Storm Giant rips up the stage and blows up the house PA with sheer strength and infectious energy. Formed in 2010 when lyricist Sean Connors partnered with Elias Stampolis, Jose Somarriba and sister Verona (since replaced by Joe Connors), the band has a simple and unapologetic lust for life that reflects in its music.

LEONARDO ROMAN

Under the genre of Latin rock, Leonardo Roman's unique sound features Afro-Latin and Indian percussion, rock guitars, and electronic sampling. His music communicates the vibrancy, struggle, and resilience characteristic of both his native country, Colombia, and New York, the city where he has established his artistic identity. His latest release is Open Gates of Alegría (2011).

MISTER GIO

Mister Gio is a Brooklyn-based indie pop rock power band featuring the talents of Gio Venuto on vocals, Walter Ramin on guitar, Walter Curella on keyboards, Frank Iacono on bass, and Anthony Tanzi on drums. The group has performed at The Bitter End, the Highline Ballroom, and many other prominent New York City venues.

LAST STAND FOR LUCY

The sound of Last Stand for Lucy is complex, but the band's approach is simple: get out there and play rock 'n' roll! Following its first EP, Bastards of Gramercy (2010), the band recently released Dysthymia (2011), a tribute the melodic British goth rock of the '80s and to the grit found at the heart of modern American rock 'n' roll.

 

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Alicia Hall Moran
+ the motown project
Produced by Jill Newman Productions
Concert starts @ 8PM
Doors open @ 6PM
Tickets $15.00 in advance
$20.00 day of show.
Full dinner menu available
General Admission Seating
First come, first seated
$10 min. per person at tables
All ages

Mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran brings diverse influences and passions together in a rich, quintessentially modern artistic brew. She is constantly balancing performances in the realms of musical theater (currently understudying Bess and Audra McDonald in George and Ira Gershwin's Porgy & Bess, directed by Diane Paulus), opera-cabaret (currently performing with the motown project at The Kitchen, Le Poisson Rouge, Regattabar, etc.), art performance (currently collaborating with visual artists such as Joan Jonas, Adam Pendleton, Simone Leigh, and Liz Magic Laser), and jazz (most frequently with husband and pianist Jason Moran), while consistently finding outlets for her other loves - dance (music for Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company's award-winning Chapel/Chapter) and writing (in her weekly classical music column Suite Sounds for the New York Amsterdam News).

Upholding the traditions of her great-great uncle Hall Johnson (legendary choral director, composer, and preserver of the Negro Spiritual) and her greatest teachers (Shirley Verrett, Adele Addison, Hilda Harris, David Jones, and Warren Wilson) without being tethered to the classical repertoire, Moran's performances transcend all expectations. Her singing and theatrical sensibilities lead purely into a sensual musical world where the lyricism of Marvin Gaye and the high drama of Puccini collide.

 

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 @ Terminal 5

Power 105.1 Presents
Mary J. Blige
My Life
Tickets $105
All ages
Note: Tickets are not available
at the Highline Box Office
Terminal 5 Box Office
Phone: (212) 260-4700
Concert starts @ 8PM
Doors open @ 7PM
THIS SHOW WILL TAKE PLACE AT
TERMINAL 5 (610 W. 56th St.)

There's little, if any, denying that Mary J. Blige is one of the greatest singers of our time. The proof is in the consistent No. 1 albums and singles, multiple Grammy Awards and multi-platinum records, and almost 20 years of love from the public, critics, and fellow artists. Since her 1992 debut - the modern classic What's the 411 - all the way to 2005's stunning The Breakthrough, Blige has helped to redefine R&B, and more importantly, been an artist that uses her gift to lift spirits, touch lives, and bring her heart, soul, and truth to those who are willing to listen.

Blige's eighth studio album Growing Pains (2007) dropped on the heels of her best-selling anthology Reflections (2006). Her first CD of new material since The Breakthrough, the album debuted at No. 1, selling over an astonishing 700,000 copies its first week - setting a record at that time as the best opening week for a solo R&B female artist in SoundScan history. The album's single "Be Without You" also made chart history by holding down the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for a record-breaking 16 straight weeks. Stronger With Each Tear, Blige's 2009 follow-up, fared similarly, debuting at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart and reaching No. 1 on the R&B chart. The disc featured the singles "I Am," "The One," and "We Got Hood Love."

Now, Blige continues her legacy with her newest release, My Life II ... The Journey Continues (Act 1). Featuring "Someone to Love Me (Naked)" and "25/8," the album is set to drop on November 21st.

 

Friday, November 25, 2011

Massive Event 5-Year Anniversary
Roger Shah
Mat Zo
tyDi
Advance tickets only available at the link below
They are NOT available at the Highline Box Office
Concert starts @ 10PM
Doors open @ 10PM
Tickets $30.00

ROGER SHAH

Known for his trademark of being clad in white, Roger Shah is impossible to miss. Wireless keyboard in one hand, an ever-ready clutch of his own productions in the other, his live crowd-interacting performances have created an entirely new experience for club and festival goers worldwide.

MAT ZO

London-based DJ and producer Mat Zo has quickly worked up the ranks to become one of the most sought-after progressive dance music producers in history. He has played in Holland, Germany, Ukraine, Ibiza, India, and various other cities around the world. After a sold-out boat party this past Memorial Day, he's back with a vengeance and taking no prisoners on the dance floor.

tyDi

tyDi hails from the Queensland's Sunshine Coast in Australia. For two consecutive years, he has been voted as Australia's No. 2 DJ, along with winning the award for Best Break-Through DJ in 2010 at the International Dance Music Awards.

Saturday, November 26, 2011
THE CONCERT FOR
BANGLADESH
40-Year Anniversary Show
WONDEROUS STORIES
With special guests:
Joey Molland (Badfinger)
Carmine Appice & Vince Martel (Vanilla Fudge)
Original Soul Survivors singers
Charlie & Richie Inguii
Tommy Burns (Billy Joel)
Godfrey Townsend
(John Entwistle Band)
Arno Hecht (Uptown Horns)
Tom Bowes (Funk Filharmonik, TOP)
Tommy Mandel (Bryan Adams,
Ian Hunter, Dire Straits)
Plus Kenny Forgione, Rickey Martinez, Jann Klose, Kevin McCann, Mark Bonder, Ed Ryan, Sue Turner, Rich Zukor, Naren Budhakar, Phil Granger, Roger Lipson, Chris Cariola, Laura Press, Frank Walker, Holli Ann Larocca, Eric Goletz, Tom San Filippo & Many More!

Tickets:
$30 Gen. Admission Seating Adv.
$35 Gen. Admission Seating Day
$50 Reserved VIP SEATING
VIP RESERVED SEAT OPTIONS:
VIP Side Wing Booths - Seat 6
Must Buy Entire Booth
VIP Side Wing Tables - Seat 6
Must Buy Entire Table
VIP Front Row Tables - Seat 6
Must Buy Entire Table
All VIP Booths & Tables are
first come, first seated
Concert starts @ 7PM
Doors open @ 5PM
Full dinner menu available
General Admission Seating
First come, first seated
$10 min. per person at tables
All ages

Wonderous Stories will celebrate the 40th anniversary of George Harrison's "Concert for Bangladesh" with an all-star big band performance of the album in its entirety. The show was performed three times previously at the famous B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square with capacity crowds. In those years special guests have included members and former members of the Alan Parsons Project, Vanilla Fudge, The Hooters, Zebra, Tower of Power, Ted Nugent, Dire Straits, and much more. We have also had people who were behind the scenes at the original 1971 Bangladesh show and special guest promoter Sid Bernstein (Beatles at Shea). Plans are already in the works to make this one the most memorable concerts of them all with very special guests to be announced and added to the show as we get closer. We already have many of the performers confirmed from the bands mentioned above and are ready to add some notable national performers! Sit back and enjoy the massive Wall of Sound as we present the "Concert for Bangladesh" plus extra songs performed by our guests who made them famous! Moneys from this show will be donated to the cancer society in the memory of George Harrison, who died of cancer in 2002.

Wonderous Stories has become the band that people say can play anything. They are no strangers to playing complete renditions of classic albums. The band consists of Kenny Forgione, Tommy Williams, Kevin McCann, Ricky Martinez, and Mark Bonder. They all sing and play multiple instruments. For three years in a row at B.B. King Blues Club they did a massive recreation of George Harrison's "Concert for Bangladesh." They have also done entire albums and album sides by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Yes, Paul McCartney, and more.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Reverend Billy
& The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir
"Occupy The Highline"
Concert starts @ 2PM
Doors open @ 1PM
Tickets $12.00
Full brunch menu available
General Admission Seating
First come, first seated
$10 min. per person at tables
All ages

A strange faith is brewing for these apocalyptic times. Post-fundamentalist and happy-crazy with a 35-voice choir and worshippers throughout the world, The Church of Earthalujah began in New York City in 2009. The church has cast the global warming devils from the cash machines of JP Morgan Chase and UBS - the Swiss bank that invests in the Koch brothers and climate change skepticism. These churchgoers believe that natural disasters are messages from a living thing and that we should be teaching each other to listen and pray. Earthalujah!

Since sidewalk preaching in Times Square in the '90s, Reverend Billy Talen has spent the last decade toggling between community activism and theatrical spectacle. The 35-voice Earthalujah Gospel Choir has grown up around him as the climate crisis has brought a crescendo to the "stop shopping" theme. The shopping that matters most now is dirty coal, mountaintop removal, fracking, and tar sands. Now, after films and records and world tours, the hope is that power-shopping Americans will be pulled from a deep consumer hypnosis. The hush that has settled over the American landscape, as leader after leader cannot raise an adequate voice, is answered by the preaching of tornados and fires and floods...

2011 ANNOUNCED SHOWS

*Every Saturday night - The Rewind Show*

November
12 - Clara C, New Heights
15 - Jake Shimabukuro, Ilo Ferreira
16 - Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad & The Green, Cas Haley
16 - Meshell N'Degeocello, DJ Scribe @ Hiro Ballroom
17 - Chris Pureka, Christopher Paul Stelling, Come Gather Round Us
18 - The New Mastersounds, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Fox Street All Stars
19 - Raul Midón, Mike Errico
20 - Raul Midón, Nigel Hall
21 - Christy Thompson, Storm Giant, Leonardo Roman, Mister Gio, Last Stand for Lucy
22 - Alicia Hall Moran + the motown project
23 - Mary J. Blige My Life @ Terminal 5
25 - Massive Event 5-Year Anniversary, Simon Patterson, Roger Shah, tyDi
26 -The Concert for Bangladesh - 40-Year Anniversary Show - Wonderous Stories + Special Guests
27 - Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir "Occupy The Highline"
28 - Curren$y, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Marz Lovejoy
29 - Corey Glover + Danielia Cotton @ Canal Room
29 - The Roots: an undun performance...
30 - Basya Schecter's Songs of Wonder @ (le) Poisson Rouge
30 - The Roots: an undun performance...

December
4 - Chikara Presents JoshiMania - a showcase for the finest female wrestlers from Japan!
5 - Corey Taylor of Slipknot
6 - The Roots: an undun performance...
10 - Monarchy
16 - Lucy Wainwright Roche
17 - The Schlep Sisters and Thirsty Girl Productions Present: The 5th Annual MENORAH HORAH
18 - GIG w/ Chrissi Poland, Martin Rivas
20 - Slaughterhouse
22 - Soulfarm, Moshav Band
23 - Kinsey Sicks-Oy Vey in a Manger: Christmas Carols & other Jewish Music
29 - DUWENDE bass-and-beatbox-driven NYC funk/pop a cappella (Two Shows!)
29 - A Phish After-Party featuring Marco Benevento
30 - The New Deal

January
1 - New Year's Day Disco Brunch w/ Disco Unlimited - Classic ‘70s Live Disco Show
7 - Edwin McCain, Leigh Nash
8 - Mickey Hart, Bella Gaia, The Abrams Brothers
8 - Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, David Mayfield, Yellow Dubmarine @ Hiro Ballroom
9 - The Klezmatics Present: An Evening of World Music f/ Lúnasa & Les Chauds Lapins
10 - Buffy Sainte-Marie, Del Barber
12 - International Guitar Night featuring Adrian Legg, Brian Gore, Lulo Reinhardt, Marco Pereira
13 - JIM BREUER & Jim Breuer as HEAVY METAL MAN
14 - Cracker & Camper Van Beethoven
27 - Coeur de Pirate
28 - Diego Garcia

February
3 - Super Diamond, Booga Sugar
10 - BLOWOFF Featuring the DJ Sounds of Bob Mould & Richard Morel
12 - SCHOOL OF ROCK Best of Season Show
14 - Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque
25 - Teitur, Marit Larsen

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