OA: New venues team with Raindance Promotions
Raindance Promotions has expanded its reach to regularly booking bands at more area restaurants and venues, opening up new outlets for local and out-of-towners to play in the Grand Valley.
Smuggler’s Brew Pub, Fast Eddy’s and Weaver’s Tavern now have Raindance promoted concerts. The local promoter will continue to host the popular, long-running open mic night at the Rockslide Brew Pub and plans to start Wednesday night concerts in Mesa Theater and Club’s Lounge.
“I’m always looking for new acts and new venues,” said James Williams, Raindance owner.
Lipbone Redding, a musician and mouth trumpeter from New York City, plays at 10 p.m. Monday, March 9, at Weaver’s Tavern.
Playing Wednesday, March 11, at Smuggler’s is a new local acoustic rock band called Dualakoo. They play music with a ’90s flair (http://www.myspace.com/dualakoo).
Catch shows at these venues on these nights:
• Mondays — 10 p.m., Weaver’s Tavern, 103 N. First St.
• Wednesday — 8 p.m. at Smuggler’s Brew Pub, 2412 Highway 6&50; 9 p.m. at Mesa Theater and Club, 538 Main St.
• Thursdays — 10 p.m. open mic night at the Rockslide Brew Pub, 401 Main St.
• Fridays and Saturdays — 10 p.m., Fast Eddy’s, 2650 North Ave. No 108.
All venues are for those age 21 and older. There is no cover charge.
Raindance also is offering a new service at the Rockslide open mic nights. For $10 Raindance will record your performance and give you a CD of it the next week.
For more information on how play at any of the above venues, call Raindance at 858-7675.