G-Rock: Vol. 1
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:00 PM - Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Get in on an unforgettable night with some of the hottest women in rock giving you everything from classic to metal, pop and alternative blues.
Featuring: Nadia Turner, Kudisan Kai, Sara Leketa, Sarah Borrello (bios below)
Special Appearances by: Mistress Carrie (WAAF) and Shea Rose
Charity Focus: Net proceeds benefit Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program which supports returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and military families through clinical care, community education and research. Visit www.homebaseprogram.org.
Production Partners/Co-Presenters: Nina Pickell, Beyond Intent Music Group & Christina Alexander, FGM Entertainment Group
Sponsors: WAAF, Zildjian, Guitar Center, Hotel Marlowe (Kimpton Hotels), Color Magazine, Pigmented Fibers, Boston Coach, Randolph Engineering, NiceandRough.com, Eve's Lime Productions, Jamspot
21+ EVENT. ID REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. LIMITED SEATING. DOOR SALES ARE CASH ONLY.
Nadia Turner wowed millions of viewers around the world with her beautiful, sultry voice, and unique sense of style on American Idol FOX TV 4th Season. Nadia made it to the top eight finalists of more than 100,000 contestants. In addition to the forty-three city U.S. and Canada American Idol tour, Turner has performed for several world leaders at the G8 Summit in Japan, a family of royal lineage in Kuwait, the troops in Afghanistan, and the Dutch Caribbean Islands.
She has made guest appearances on several talk shows including the Ellen DeGeneres show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Nadia has graced the pages of Glamour, USA Today, US Weekly and People magazines to name a few. Turner also served as a correspondent for online FOX News and co-hosted “The View” with Barbara Walters, Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
Kudisan Kai is a powerhouse, metal-rock vocalist and gifted songwriter. Kudisan and her alternative-metal band have played in some of the hottest clubs - NY’s CBGB’s, Cat Club, the Bitter End, and LA’s Viper Room. Kudisan has performed with top artists in the industry, touring extensively with Elton John and Chaka Kahn, and performing with Sting, Mary J. Blige, Salif Keita, Joe Cocker, Saliva, and many others. She created a platform at the Berklee College of Music for “Women in Rock,” as Producer of a concert that featured her, along with Nona Hendryx, Joyce Kennedy, Me’shell Ndegeocello, Siedah Garrett, Cindy Blackman, and Felicia Collins. Currently, Kudisan is working on a new cd entitled “Transcend”. Her first CD, entitled, "Confessions" has been described as a "combination of deeply personal lyrics, blaring Heavy Metal guitar riffs and earth shattering vocals".
Sara Leketa has been performing music relentlessly in New England and beyond for over 10 years. She can be heard performing solo, as a duo, trio, 4 and 5 piece band, and recently took on the part of Brad Whitford in Boston's own; Aerochix - Boston's only female tribute to Aerosmith.
Over the years she has had the opportunity to share the stage with artists such as Lori McKenna; Warner Bros. Records, David Hull; The Joe Perry Project, Aerosmith; James Montgomery Band, and most recently Bret Michaels; Poison, BMB.
Sarah Borrello is a 21 year old, blues alternative singer-songwriter out of Boston. Sarah creates emotionally-driven original music and has been captivating audiences in New England for the past 7 years. Sarah won a number of competitions including the Boston Folk Festival Songwriting contest when she was 15, taking second place in the John Lennon Songwriting contest at 16, and at 17 winning 2,000 dollars in the Tazza Songwriting Contest as well as impressing industry professionals across the globe. Her songs are not typical in lyrical content, and deal with a wide range of obscure topics. Sarah's voice has been compared to Janis Joplin, Fiona Apple, and Grace Slick.