RIOTstage is doing our first fundraising concert on March 23rd at Gallery Expo on Atlantic in Long Beach at 8pm.
The concert is going to be called "The Storyteller", a series of songs that are self contained stories.
The venue will open at 6pm for an art show curated by RIOTstage, featuring art that was created in California. The preformance will start at 8pm sharp and will have two acts, with a 15 minute intermission. Mixed Drinks, Beer, Wine, Juice, Soft Drinks and Snacks will be available for purchase. Late comers will be seated in between songs.
Some of the people we have confirmed for the concert so far, are Joshua Fischel, Mic Dangerously, Mr. Crumb, Jessica West, Kris Bradley, Jesse Daniel Edwards, Ellen Warkentine, Jon Zell, Cassandra Blair Ward, Elizabeth Messick, Gasper Spinosa, Sean Rainey, Mark Torromeo, Rob Perez, Dan Kern, Justin Iannelli and Vince Gutierrez.
Some of the songs we're planning on doing are:
Pink Floyd- In the Flesh
Beach Boys- Our Prayer
Queen- Good Company and Bohemian Rhapsody (with a 20 person choir)
Tenacious D- Wonderboy
Bargain Music- Family Tree
Jelly of the Month Club- Brand New Friend
The Who- Acid Queen, Sally Simpson
Frank Ocean- Super Rich Kids
Randy Newman- Marie, Louisiana 1927
Lyle Lovett- Church
Cody ChesnuTT- Everybody's Brother
David Bowie-Space Oddity
Jesus Christ Superstar- I Don't Know How To Love Him
Spring Awakening- The Dark
Jesse Daniel Edwards- River Jordan
Andrews Sisters- Rum and Coca Cola
Hedwig and the Angry Inch- Origin of Love
Tickets are $40. Seating is a first-come, first-served basis.