Whales Live at Quenchers

On Friday November 11th, 2011, Whales took to the stage at Quenchers Saloon in Chicago, Illinois joined by the most excellent Matt Engstrom on keyboards.

Mark S. Live at Quenchers

On Friday November 11th, 2011, yes, that was 11/11/11, a wonderful night of music took place at Quenchers Saloon in Chicago, Illinois. The night was put together to provide an audience for a touring Martin Bisi and band, and was coupled by a record release show for Light Coma. The fantastic Whales were also on the bill.

Mark Shippy opened the evening with a 26 minute piece of ambient music performed with a laptop and an acoustic guitar. Here is a video of that performance.

Laura A Lionello’s Panic Kit Book Release Show

On Saturday, September 17th, 2011, friends gathered for the celebration of the release of Panic Kit, Laura A. Lionello’s breakout collection of poetry, showcases the author’s deft hand and mastery of voice in dealing with universal themes and truths, such as joy, heartache, loss, suffering, and triumph.

To help celebrate the achievement, Begin By Gathering Supplies, The Columbines, and Mayor For Life performed, and all welcomed Laura on stage to read selections from Panic Kit.

You can buy Panic Kit on Amazon and find Panic Kit on Facebook. Some of you may notice the familiar looking artwork on the cover, it was made by our very own Renee Robbins.

The Columbines

Laura reads in the first video, and the last video of the set.

Begin By Gathering Supplies

Laura reads at the end of the first video.

Mayor For Life

Laura reads the second video of the set.