Saturday, May 18, 2013 6:00pm until 10:00pm
Drom NYC (85 Ave A, New York 10009)
Tickets $15 at the door, one night only!
AsianInNY along with organizers Taiwanese American Association of New York and Tai-Ke New York will present “Hello Taiwan NYC!” concert to showcase two amazing bands from Taiwan: 88Balaz (八十八顆芭樂籽) and Monkey Pilot (猴子飛行員) for their US tour in New York City on May 18th at Drom music venue where many musicians have performed.
Our NYC’s very own the Hsu-Nami, Late Cambrian and Torpid May Bands will also rock the stage with them.
6:15 Torpid May
7:00 Late Cambrian
8:30 88 Balaz
9:20 Monkey Pilot
Special tickets are only $15 and the first 100 people who purchase online will receive FREE gifts sponsored by Taiwan Tourism Bureau, AsianInNY and $10 vouchers to Mika Japanese Restaurant & Bar. (So you are paying less than $5 for seeing 5 amazing bands!)
Don’t miss the opportunity! One night only!
Monkey Pilot made out of seasoned musicians from different famous Taiwan indie bands collaborating together in a Supergroup. Their music featured in Taiwanese drama soundtracks and and got nominated in many different category in the 21st and 22nd annual golden melody award. (biggest Taiwan Music award) They recently released their 2nd full lenghth album “Big Child” in the summer of 2012.
From Taipei Taiwan, a bluesy garage band with just enough local Tai-Ke intensity. While the band is credited as winning the biggest rock-band competition in taiwan, Ho-Hai-Yan Indie Music Awards.
An international renowned Erhu fronted instrumental prog-rock band from the New York city. The Hsu-Nami. Integrates an amplified electric ”erhu”, a tweaked two-string spike fiddle used in Chinese classical and folk music, into a rock lineup. Hsu-Nami’s music was featured in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing. The track “Rising of the sun” was the theme music representing the Chinese Basketball team entrance theme.
Late Cambrian is a Brooklyn Indie Alternative Rock band. If The Strokes and Phoenix adopted a rock baby from Elliot Smith and The Arctic Monkeys the baby’s name would be Late Cambrian.
They have won numerous awards on Ourstage Sonicbids, and Reverbnation, and have had their music placed in The Real World, Married To Jonas and other popular TV shows.
Melodic collage from the Far East that is at times delicate and coarse, somber and affecting, dreamy and stern. The eclectic blend of sounds, like an act of collage making, overlaying and contaminates audiences’ senses – like the city that gives birth to their music, Torpid May invites you to start experiencing and stop feeling – as senses slowly becoming overloaded…
Special tickets are only $15 when per-purchase online. Don’t miss the opportunity! One night only!