To Valentines Dayish, February 13. Celebrate love with the universal language of music. A reason to rejoice on perhaps the most plastic of holidays. Mark your 2010 planner for this one.
On February 13th at the Grey Eagle, nine area bands will perform the three album release 69 Love Songs by The Magnetic Fields.
Two area producers, Chall Gray (of future The Magnetic Field theatre, coffee house and bar, and appropriately named) and James Richards, have teamed with Harvest Records and the Grey Eagle to make this unique event come together.
69 Love Songs, a 3-cd set released in 1999, is considered by many to be a landmark achievement for The Magnetic Fields, and critically regarded as one of the best albums of the last two decades. 69 Love Songs contains songs performed in a variety of styles, from jazz to surf rock, from synth pop to country ballad to Irish folk song, and a diverse group of area musicians will come together for this unique performance.
Each band will perform a set of between 7 and 9 songs. Bands include:
For more information regarding the show, participating bands, press inquiries and tickets, call 828-674-2036 or visit www.thegreyeagle.com.