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For their CD release party, the Veveritse Brass Band began the evening with a parade from the Carroll Street subway stop. They then packed the Jalopy to capacity for the rest of the night.
My new book of drawings is proofed and ordered. It should be available for sale in about a week. The title is “Ukulelechicken Sketchbook: Jalopy Bands.”
This book features only drawings of bands, drawn live on location at the Jalopy Theatre over the past year.
Bands featured include:
The Dust Busters
The Little Brothers
M. Shanghai String Band
The Calamity Janes
The Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues
Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess
Kelli Rae Powell
Veveritse Brass Band
The Sweetback Sisters
I had a good time going through all my drawings of these bands and choosing my favorites.
“Jalopy Bands” will be available at the Jalopy Theatre (315 Columbia Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn) and from me directly. The price will be $20. It’s the perfect little holiday gift for your music-loving friends and family!
With a casual sense of humor, Bobby included some history and translation of the songs from the Greek underworld of the 1930′s that he plays. This music was actually illegal in its time.
The Veveritse Brass Band at Jalopy Tuesday. They did not try to squeeze the whole band on stage, but instead played on the floor directly in front of us.