RIOTstage, Long Beach's new Rock and Roll Theatre company, is doing our second fundraising concert, "The Brit". This time around we are doing songs exclusively by British artists. For the first half, we will be doing a wildly eclectic group of songs by The Kinks, Amy Winehouse, Radiohead, Queen, The Who, David Bowie, Squeeze, Depeche Mode, The Streets, Led Zeppelin, Kate Bush,and The Clash. For the second half, we will be doing the entire Beatles "Abbey Road" album, front to back. With 22 people on stage. Yep.
We're also bringing back a lot of the same singers and musicains that were in our last concert, "The Storyteller": " http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlHdGf2r758"
Joining us on stage are: Mark Torromeo, Ellen Warkentine, Joshua Fischel, Elizabeth Messick Fernandez, Cassandra B. Ward, Jon Swain, Kris Bradley, Jared Andrews, Jon Zell, Justin Iannelli, Mr. Crumb, Rachel Albright, Kyle Merrill, Jamie Bullock, Greggory Moore, Vince Gutierrez, Matthew Proffitt, Sean Rainey, Alexander Bradley, Brandon Baker, Laura Merryfield, and Sumner LeVeque.
We are doing the concert two nights in row on Friday, December 13th and Saturday, December 14th. Doors open for our killer art show at 6pm and the concert will start right at 8pm. On Friday night, we have local badasses, Bearcoon, playing an acoustic set of British tunes from 7:10-7:30. We will also have Zack Walters (3rd Alley) playing an acoustic set of British tunes on Saturday the 14th from 7:10pm to 7:30. Drinks and snacks will be available.
If you saw the last concert, you know how epic this is gonna be. If you didn't, don't sleep on it this time!!! It's gonna be a lot of fun.