As part of Berklee Present Summer 2010, Nini+Ben, Women of the World and the MGB performed this past Saturday on George’s Island. Each group
Below, Jordan Tarrant at Off the Record: Berklee’s Unofficial SXSW Showcase at Lucky Lounge:
So this year, thanks so some very generous people, we were able to throw two parties at SXSW. The first, yesterday at Lucky Lounge, was a great success, with a killer lineup of Berklee students and alumni: Amber Rubarth, Jordan Tarrant, Nini & Ben, Merry Go Round, Ann Driscoll (check out her performance), A House A Home, and Melissa Ferrick. We’ll be posting more video and pics as we go. Now we’re up and off to our second party of the week at Friends, where we get to hear Ann, Jordan, and Nini & Ben again, plus Audible Mainframe, The Young Republic, Stefan WM, Love Like Fire, and Shayna Zaid & The Catch. Stay tuned!
Berklee and Heavy Rotation Records band Nini & Ben (Christina Fabi and Benjamin Gebert) play “Shine” at the Bowery Poetry Club, with bassist Derek McWilliams, drummer Jake Cohen, guitarist Johnny Duke, and pedal steel guitarist Tommy Bohlen:
After their set, the duo shared their thoughts on the showcase:
Berklee’s in NYC this week, for our third year in a row at the CMJ Music Marathon! It’s a packed week of industry panels and artist showcases throughout the city, and we’ve got students, alums, Berklee College and Berkleemusic staff, and Heavy Rotation Records reps making the most of it. Check back here for updates as we go.
For all of us, the week will culminate with our student and alumni showcase on Saturday, October 24 from 1-5, featuring Sex!, Zigmat, Nini & Ben, Man on Earth, the Fast Romantics, and Nathan Reich. Catch a live webcast of the event on Saturday from 1 -5 at www.bowerypoetryclub.com – or check us out if you’re in town!
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