Mike Dillon Band Feat. Jay Lane

Ivy Room Presents

Mike Dillon Band Feat. Jay Lane

Lantz Lazwell & the Vibe Tribe

Fri · October 20, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00 - $15.00

Cancelled

This event is 21 and over

North Bay run of Mike Dillon Band shows cancelled. Reed Mathis, Scott Rager & Clay Welch will be performing on 10/20. Hope to see you here!

Mike Dillon Band Feat. Jay Lane
Mike Dillon Band Feat. Jay Lane
How many artists have been praised a “punk rock provocateur,” “jazz vibraphone visionary,” and “percussion virtuoso” in the same sentence? There’s only one: Mike Dillon. Whether through his affiliation with artists like Les Claypool, Primus, Rickie Lee Jones, Dean Ween Group and Ani Difranco, and collaborations such as Nolatet, Garage a Trois, The Dead Kenny G's, Critters Buggin or bands he has led, including Mike Dillon Band, Mike Dillon's New Orleans Punk Rock Percussion Consortium, Billy Goat and Hairy Apes BMX, the Texas-native has set his own standard for 25 years now.


Over the past decade, Mike Dillon has released a number of acclaimed albums, intertwining a range of influences from Zappa-esque eccentricity to Fishbone punk funk, D.C. Go-Go to Milt Jackson-influenced vibraphone majesty. Never before, however, has he recorded music so personal and committed to a sustained mood as his latest album, Functioning Broke. The recording finds Dillon solo on vibraphone and various percussion, building each track into its own minimalist, but multi-dimensional auditory landscape.

The current version of the Mike Dillon Band features guitarist Cliff Hines, Bassist Nathan Lambertson and a rotating cast of drummers including Claude Coleman Jr. (Ween), Simon Lott, G. Maxwell, Doug Belote and Paul Thibodeaux. With this line up, Dillon has continued exploring the connection between New Orleans street beats, Ska, funk, Hardcore and jazz. The band will release a new record in February 2017 titled, “Life is not a Football." Produced in New Orleans by Richard Maloney and Dillon with engineers Rick Nelson and Robert Mercurio, this album sounds like a Spotted Cat trad band that grew up playing Dead Kennedys and invited Captain Beefheart over for a dinner cooked by Thelonious Monk. The Mike Dillon Band has supported acts like Galactic, The Revivalists, Clutch, Primus, and Fishbone, while continuing to play music festivals and in cities across the U.S.

In 2016, the Gambit's Big Easy Awards named Mike Dillon "Performer of the Year" and the Mike Dillon Band "Best Punk/Metal Band" in New Orleans. Living in New Orleans for over 10 years now, when not on the road with Rickie Lee Jones, Nolatet, or the Mike Dillon Band, Mike resides in the Musician's Village.

Mike's latest release, Life Is Not A Football, released April, 2017 (Royal Potato Family) is "A recording with the Big Easy coursing through its veins and equal parts Frank Zappa and The Butthole Surfers in its DNA. Life Is Not A Football, is a no-holds-barred affair, complete with rallying cries for justice, truth-to-power political and existential rants and plenty of inside jokes.
Lantz Lazwell & the Vibe Tribe
Lantz Lazwell & the Vibe Tribe
Lantz Lazwell & the Vibe Tribe rock with a groove that drives the audience to dance! FuNky electronic dance beats slide elegantly into raw blues rocK. Lantz' voice carries the show, with a band that banGs. The sensual Jayna wOws with her belly & seXy sword dancing....definitely setting the right Vibe for the Ivy Room Tribe! Lantz has been a national touring artist for years, traveling and sharing the stage w such greats as George Clinton, Bernie Worrel, Eric McFadden, Norwood Fisher (Fishbone), and Stephen Perkins (Janes Addiction). He also was the winner of a Los Angeles Music Award for “Best Rock Male vocalist ” in 2007. His third album will be realeased in Spring 2017.
www.LantzLazwellMusic.com
Venue Information:
Ivy Room
860 San Pablo Ave
Albany, CA, 94706
http://www.ivyroom.com/