The NAIL-ing List: Neil Alexander's News & Happenings
Welcome to the October 2015 issue of The NAILing List.
And the gigs roll on! September was another was another slam dunk month with shows by Mr. Gone, The Thunderhead Organ Trio, jazz vocalist Maiko, The Flying Obersons, plus festival shows with Decora in Boston and Montreal, and on September 1st I began a shipping limited edition copies of my latest disc "Soft Invaders". Here's what's happening in October:
Thursday October 15th 8 pm
Thunderhead Organ Trio
119 Liberty Street Newburgh NY
The ThunderHead Organ Trio continues their monthly residence at the Wherehouse in Newburgh on third thursday of every month on Thursday October 15th. This month the wonderful Peter Furlan sits on on the Saxophone! Nadav Snir-Zelniker returns on the drum kit along with the regularsJoe Gil (trombone) and yours truly on keyboards. As usual there's no cover, just their awesome beer selection & great menu. 8:00 pm.
Friday October 16th 7:00 pm
SPACE CREATE PRESENTS
Electronic Music with Neil Alexander
featuring a performance by
7 - 8:30 pm "Pay What You Can"
($5 suggested donation)
Space Create Presents is a new series of workshops and presentations at their beautiful downtown newburgh location. Each month I'll be hosting "Adventures in Electronic Music", demonstrating an aspect or style of electronic music production with special guests, and the events will close with a short performance. This month features a performance by Legoland Empire (with Allen Wentz). Space Create is located at 115 Broadway in Newburgh NY, next door to Two Alices Coffee Shop. The starts at 7 pm. You can Pay What You Want - even free. and we suggest a $5 donation.
This monthWired Wednesdayswelcomes DJ DeeFlash (Chris Rieche) as he talks about the history of House music and gives us a demonstration of the new Roland AIRA System. Chris is a House/Techno producer & performer from Poughkeepsie NY, He produces his own flavor of tech house, breaks, and progressive house; has released on labels such as Deeplife Records, MK837, and Uncovered, and In 2010 founded the MK837 label with Dave Richards and Kevin Oneel. He has many tracks and tutorials online - check out his Youtube Channel and Soundcloud pages. The Newburgh Free Libraryis located at 124 Grand Street in Newburgh NY and runs from 7 - 8:30 pm. Free to to the public.
The Thunderhead Organ Trio returns to Quinns!! Once again we will tear it up at this now well known spot for the best in local live music. Great food & drink, and a mind altering excursion into that music we all love so much. Joe Gil (trombone), Nadav Snir -Zelniker (drums) and yours truly on the keys & synthesizers.
Friday October 30th 9 pm
THE FLYING OBERSONS
Rails Steakhouse 10 Whitehall Rd Towaco NJ
It's The Flying Obersons! Classic Rock & blues hits, as performed in Rick's inimitable style. The great bassist Dave Keys joins the quartet. Come out and join us for great food and drink at one of North Jersey's most upscale hangs.
Saturday October 31st 10pm
Special Halloween show!!
Harmony Music 52 Mill Hill Rd Woodstock NY
Yes, it's HALLOWEEN in Woodstock! We'll be throwing down the serious funk for the Hudson Valley party of the year. This oughta be good! No Cover.
Next Month So Far...
11/4 Adventures in Electronic Music at Space Create in Newburgh
11/6 Peter Furlan Trio at Marcello's Restaurant Suffern NY
11/13 Mr Gone at Maxfield's on Main in Boonton NJ
11/18 Wired Wednesdays at the Newburgh Free Library
11/19 Thunderhead Organ Trio at The Wherehouse Newburgh NY
11/21 The Funk Junkies! Details TBA.
As Always, CHECK THE CALENDAR (link below) -
New dates are getting added ALL THE TIME!!!
"SOFT INVADERS" - Physical CD's NOW AVAILABLE! Go To Music.nailmusic.com to order this limited edition CD in "ecologically neutral" packaging (a simple cardboard sleeve) for only $7.
Recorded live on "Music With Space" on WPRB radio in October of last year; as always, pay what you want - even free to download or order the disc!
"A SAMPLING OF WORLDS" - a retrospective collection featuring tracks from 18 years worth of recorded music. Also contains an unreleased track "Spring is Here", recorded live in 2010.