Broadway's Sam Poon to Open For ANTIC
On August 11, 2018 at 5 p.m., Sam Poon (Macbeth, The King and I, Les Miserables, Billy Elliot, Runaways), and his band Spoon is Dead, will be playing a set of original songs at The Bitter End, 147 Bleeker St., NYC. Spoon is Dead will open for the NY based, teenage alternative rock band, ANTIC!ANTIC! is led by vocalist and songwriter Amelia Rose Allen (Secret Garden, Little Radical Theatrics, Miracle on 34th Street, Westchester Broadway Theatre). In addition to being a musician and actor, Amelia Rose is a reporter and news anchor on TV's Emmy Award winning children's show "Teen Kids News". ANTIC! is also comprised of Michael Aaron on guitar, Zoe Stene on bass, and John Haring on drums. The band was selected via ReverbNation to perform at Live Nation's TRI-C HS Rock Off at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Montauk Music Fest, Jersey Shore Music Fest, Elm City Music Fest, Singer-Songwriter Cape May, Millennium Music Fest and Liberty Music Fest. For more information visit https://www.reverbnation.com/rpk/5092607 .
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Spoon is Dead is led by Sam Poon, who has been working professionally since age 5, performing on Broadway, National Tours, Regional Theaters, and on-camera. This past winter he was seen in The Happiest Millionaire at Joe's Pub and The American Scoreboard at Pace University, as well as several readings of new works.
He was most recently seen reprising his role in Runaways, previously at New York City Center, for The Public Theatre's Gala this past June. In addition to his time on stage, Sam has spent the last year writing and producing his first album entitled S.P.O.O.N. which can be found on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, and Tidal. Sam defines his music as "alternative rock that's heavily inspired by old and new r&b and hip-hop". He draws inspiration from an eclectic assortment of artists and groups including Radiohead, Mac DeMarco, Amy Winehouse, Led Zeppelin, Tyler, The Creator, Daniel Caesar, The Beatles, Kendrick Lamar, Rex Orange County, The Strokes, and more. Spoon is Dead is also comprised of band members: Nicky Torchia ( The King and I, Kinky Boots, Elf the Musical, A Christmas Story) on bass, Kabir Adhiya-Kumar on drums, and Misha Nicholas on keys. For more information visit www.SamPoonOnline.com and www.spoonisdead.com .August 11, 5 p.m. you can catch Spoon is Dead and Antic! live at The Bitter End. Admission is free with drinks available for purchase. All ages are welcome. Check the schedule in August at http://www.bitterend.com/schedule/ .