Cover art for the Noise Ordinance 3 CD is by Chelsey Curtin.Noice Ordinance 3
The “Noise Ordinance 3” CD release party and concert will be held from 1 p.m. (doors open at 12:45 p.m.) to midnight Saturday at the Cock & Bull Pub, 975 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota. Tickets are $10, and children ages 12 and younger get in free. The first 100 people through the door receive a free CD. 363-1262; noiseordinancecd.com. Read our story about the event and see the complete schedule of bands.
- Another Roadside Attraction
This 2009-founded Sarasota band is comprised of Mark Zampella (guitar, mellophone, vocals), Paul Louis (bass, keyboards, vocals) and Ted Sipes (drums and spoken word). The trio’s freshman CD, “Deluxe & Delightful,” debuted in September 2011. The sound: “guitar-laden space-pop mixed with Zappa-esque recklessness.” markzampella.com/ara/.
- Bard and Mustache
Erin Murphy (founder of Finch House Records and the Equines) and Greg Bortnichak (Sparta Philharmonic, the Metalhearts, Circa Survive, Richard Cortez), teamed up in 2010 as the current outfit. The two released the lo-fi indie album, “Found,” in October 2011, and “Bitter Painter” this year. bardandmustache.com.
- Ben Hammond
A professionally trained solo singer-songwriter/guitarist from Maine, Hammond has been playing acoustic soul, pop, jazz and rock in Sarasota for more than three years. Award-winning cinematographer Mike Dana directed his live CD/DVD “Solo at Stone Mt. Arts Center.” benhammondmusic.com.
- Bill Vinhage
A singer-songwriter/guitarist/saxophonist, Vinhage moved from New Jersey to Tampa Bay in 1999 to showcase his original and cover tunes—from rock, pop and jazz to country and showtunes. His CDs include “Time Machine” and “Houdini.” billvinhage.com.
- Brazos The Rat
- Dune Train
Chris Flannagan (guitar, vocals) and Adam Doughty (drums) released their “Grit” EP in March after three years together. The duo is known for its funky, jam band-style, danceable live shows. dunetrain.com.
- Dylan Jon Wade
A Sarasota-based folk rocker, Wade released his eight-track “Vagabonds” EP in October and plays solo acoustic gigs around town, accompanied by his guitar. dylanjonwade.com.
Launched in New York City circa-2008, I.G.O.R. is the brainchild of musicians Mauricio Hernandez and Victor De La Garza, who are famed for their electronic music and 3-D live shows. They will be releasing an album in December. igortheband.bandcamp.com.
- Matthew Frost
A progressive rocker, singer-songwriter and keyboardist, Frost performs in a new trio with Zack Yoder (bass) and Travis McKenzie (drums). The three play covers as well as original jazz/soul/classical/rock tunes. matthewfrostmusic.com.
Acoustic guitar and four-part harmonies are part and parcel to the bluesy/country/folky sound of Passerine, which was formed in 2009. The members are: Carmela Pedicini (vocals, acoustic guitar), Tanya Radtke (vocals, acoustic guitar), David Brain (dobro), Sara Moone (violin, vocals) and David Baker (upright bass). passerinemusic.net/passerine/.
- Physical Plant
Psychedelic rock and folk intermix in Physical Plant, which its members (Josh Scheible, Caegan Quimby, Jake Elrod, Jay Beard, Dave Baker and Zach Eidelman) describe as “an ongoing exploration of contrasting palettes of sound.” Their 2011 debut EP is entitled “Are They Dangerous?” reverbnation.com/physicalplant.
- Radio-Free Carmela and the Transmitters
For a decade, this Americana rock band with Carmela Pedicini (vocals, acoustic guitar), Doug Conroy (bass, backing vocals), David Mishkin (acoustic and electric guitars), Jerry Sparkman (dobro, mandolin) and Dave Townsend (drums, backing vocals) has performed statewide. radiofreecarmela.com.
- Reggie Williams
A soloist and lyricist with a jazz/acoustic/pop sound, Williams released his five-track EP entitled, “Change,” in January. Williams plays guitar, bass spoons and dobro, and his accompanying band includes Blake Griffin and Mauriek Robison on percussion, bassist Kelvin Durant, keyboardist Ryan Christman, and vocalists Madison Stockel and Sarah Spencer. reggiewilliams.bandcamp.com.
- Shoebox Monsters
These precocious musicians scored nods as teens in 2011 for their alternative and indie rock originals. Members include Justin Whitmer (guitar, vocals), Patrick Finazzo (guitar) and Jesse Spiegel (drums). facebook.com/pages/Shoebox-Monsters/139147049463279.
- Soul Purpose
Launched in 2005, this roots/rock/reggae group includes Pat Monahan (bass, vocals, keyboards, guitar), Mike Hamad (guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals), Mike “Mikey” Silbaugh (guitar, vocals), Al Owen (guitar, vocals) and Joe Freed (drums, vocals). facebook.com/soulpurposeband.
- Spark Notes
Since 2010, the singer-songwriter duo (Alfonso Murillo and Gene Hodson) has performed acoustic originals and renditions of classic rock favorites, with complex harmonies and guitar work. soundcloud.com/sparknotes.
- Team Cybergeist
Currently on tour, the 2006 North Port rock/industrial/alternative band received critical acclaim for its debut 2010 album, “How to Destroy Something Beautiful.” Members are: Angel Bartolotta (drums, samples), Sally Debauchery (bass), Jason Schmidt (guitar), Rick Ace (guitar) and Cassandra Calo (vocals). facebook.com/teamcybergeist.
- Ted Stevens and the Doo Shots
This rockabilly, rootsy band recently released its latest album, “Dead End Dragstrip.” The members, who have played 200-plus shows this year, are: Ted Stevens (guitar, ukulele, vocals), Butch Alan (upright bass, backing vocals) and Smokin’ Joe Hendricks (drums, backing vocals). tedstevens.fourfour.com.
- The Common Flaw
Indie alternative rockers Luke Habermehl (lead vocals, guitar, banjo, ukulele, piano), Charisa Powell (vocals, bass, violin), Casey Deiter (percussion, guitar) and Daniel Yohann (lead guitar) have been “blurring the lines between genres” since 2011. reverbnation.com/thecommonflaw.
- The Joneses
Originals and danceable covers of Americana rock and rockabilly music have been the Joneses’ M.O. since 2009. Members include Bill LaPietra (guitar, vocals), Tom Hicks (bass, vocals) and Mike Tizzani (drums). reverbnation.com/joneses.
- The Northwest
- (the) Umbrella Cult
A pop/garage/psychedelic fivesome, (the) Umbrella Cult is: Brockford (guitar, vocals), Promise (tambourine, vocals), Garrett Von Rӓd (guitar), Dave (bass) and Alex (drums). They “transcend the physical plane” with their rock. facebook.com/theumbrellacult.
- Third Society
Reggae rockers with a ska sensibility since 2005, Third Society is Butzko (vocals, guitar), Curt Waldee (guitar, bass) and T.J. (drums). reverbnation.com/therealthirdsociety.
Schascle Yochim (a.k.a. Twinkle) climbed the jazz/pop charts with her 1990 Warner Brothers album “Haunted by Real Life,” and her video, “Can’t Get Love With Money,” aired on VH1. The singer-songwriter has performed internationally and collaborated with the greats. schascle.com.
- Villanova Junction
A 2007-born quintet, this psychedelic/punk/1960s-style act has a knack for intricate harmonies and instrumental arrangements. Members are: Ryan O’Neill (guitar, vocals), Justin Kaiser (bass, vocals), Megan Jourdan (tambourine, vocals), Sara Moone (keys, violin) and Tim Moone (drums). reverbnation.com/villanovajunctionmusic.
- Waking Giants
The pride of Noise Ordinance organizers (and percussionists/vocalists) Claire Franklin and Katherine Derr (a.k.a. Kat White Star), Waking Giants is the new incarnation of Elysian Sex Drive. The group includes DeLaran (vocals, guitars), Lova Michelle (keys, guitars, vocals), Pamela Fetterman (percussion) and Evan Katz (bass, percussion), and the sound is soulful rock with blues, funk, electronic and world beat flavors. reverbnation.com/wearewakinggiants.
- World Collision
The progressive world fusion rock band released its first album, “Embark,” in 2008, on the Eden Song label. Members are: Jett (lead vocals), ObiShawnKenobi (guitar, sitar, hammered dulcimer, tongue drum, udu, propane tanks, harmonium, shahi baaja, vocals), Jeremy (didgeridoo, flutes, saxophone, percussion), Bezl (percussion, bass, vocals) and Chuck (bass guitar). worldcollision.com.
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