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We're pleased to announce the preliminary entertainment lineup for Mod Miami: A Swankadelic Weekend Experience For Modern Minds - Where Modernism Meets Mod (with a touch of tiki too!).
We've put together an eclectic mix of both some names and faces (and 'tails' too!) you may be VERY familiar with, along with some that you undoubtedly will be in the future.
Perhaps the most recognizable of these may be FRED SCHNEIDER, frontman of the B-52's, along with his latest group 'THE SUPERIONS', who will be appearing live, backed by the sensational URSULA 1000. URSULA 1000' will on hand for TWO nights, contributing his unmistakable groove to the event's festivities. Fred and 'THE SUPERIONS' will also be availing themselves for a 'meet and greet' in an intimate setting for those interested in pressing the flesh.
Some other familiar names include the sensational 'MARINA THE FIRE EATING MERMAID (Medusirina)', the sensational surf sounds of 'THE INTOXICATORS!' and spacey simian antics of 'THE DISASTERNAUTS', who made their world debut when they were discovered in the Tiki Garden at the Jetsetter Lounge on one of the Hukilau Intergalactic Grand Finales some years back (going on later to earn a place in the 'Hipster's Hall of Fame').
Another 'Hipster's Hall of Famer' on the bill is our friend 'JIMMY CAVALLO & HIS HOUSEROCKERS', playing his unique mix of jump blues, r&b, honky-tonk, swing/pop standards, and good old rock-and-roll! Jimmy wrote and performed the title cut in Alan Freed's 1955 classic film 'ROCK! ROCK! ROCK!', and was the first hite r&b act to perform at NYC's Apollo Theater.
Atlanta's 'THE FORTY FIVES' will be on hand laying down some 1960's style garage tracks, as will NYC DJ CHARLES GASKINS who will be spinning his vinyl ocllection of garage, funk, soul, r & b, and more!
'O SOM DO JAZZ' will be contributing some authentic Brazilian bossa nova/samba grooves, with 'STOLEN IDOLS' contributing some exotica and space age pop to the bill!
Local boys 'THE GOLD DUST LOUNGE' (named after he famed and now defunct jazz club in the Miami MiMo District) play some fine sounding original instrumentals.
'THE MODERNAIRES' will be adding their mix of ska, reggae, and soul to the weekend's action too.
Another face you'll see is 'ANNA COPA CABANNA', shaking her stuff and doing her unique thing throughout the course of the weekend!
Incredibly, there'll be even MORE artists added to the bill in the coming days, so stay tuned for word on even more performers and special surprises. Better still, visit the website at http://modmiami.com and join the mailing list for exclusive event updates!
You can can further acquainted with each of these outstanding acts here: http://modmiami.com/entertainment.html along with links to their respective websites.
Hotel reservations at the New yorker Boutique Hotel - the official event hotel offering exclusive event rates and early-bird booking specials - can be made here: http://modmiami.com/hotel.html Space is filling fast, so book early to ensure you get in on the action!
Finally, 'JETSETTER ALL-ACCESS PASSPORTS' can be acquired here: http://modmiami.com/tickets.html - which will allow you to see all the aforementioned acts, PLUS allow you access to all the weekend's tours, and other special events, with nothing else to buy except your food, beverages, and event and vendor 'souvenirs'. Only 150 Passports will be available for sale, so snatch 'em up before they're all gone!
We hope you can join us at what promises to be one SWANKADELIC 4 DAY NON-STOP PARTY!
Hope to see you in Miami!
MIKE 'JETSETTER' JONES
[ Edited by: JETSETTER 2010-09-01 11:28 ]
We've added even MORE artists and performers to our already outstanding entertainment lineupfor the Mod Miami 'Retrofest' weekend.
Atlanta-based DJ Viki V will be on hand spinning vintage 60's grooves for your dancing pleasure.
Our friends The Empyres will be trekking down the Turnpike, bringing the rocking vibe.
You'll also be treated to a retro bikini fashion show from our friends at Black Cat Bikinis.
Check out the entire entertainment lineup here: http://modmiami.com/entertainment.html
Get your weekend event tickets here: http://modmiami.com/tickets.html
Book your hotel reservations here: http://modmiami.com/hotel.html
Best of all, there's still MORE to come!
See you in Miami!
We've added even MORE entertainment to the Mod Miami lineup!
Check out the complete lineup here: http://modmiami.com/entertainment.html
Stay tuned - more to come!
Get your All-Access Passports here: http://modmiami.com/tickets.html
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