BENEFIT SHOW FOR LUKE HILL

Neighborhood Theatre & MaxxMusic present

BENEFIT SHOW FOR LUKE HILL

FLAGSHIP, JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS, Animals, WARSONG, One Amazing Kid, JEREMIAH WILDE, SOLIS, The Business People, Deep Sky

Sat, November 15, 2014

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Neighborhood Theatre

Charlotte, NC

This event is all ages

BENEFIT SHOW FOR LUKE HILL
BENEFIT SHOW FOR LUKE HILL
A benefit show for LUKE HILL, our friend and Neighborhood Theatre employee. Luke was hit by car on 36th Street while walking home on November 4th at 2:15am and the driver didn't stop. Luke is in the hospital in critical condition with medical bills mounding. All proceeds from this show will go to support Luke, his family and his medical expenses.

Keep up to date on Luke's progress: http://lukehillhasaposse.com/


Featuring live music by: (tentative show schedule)

8:00- Deep Sky (20mins)
8:30- The Business People (20mins)
9:00- Solis (20mins)
9:30- Jeremiah Wilde (20mins)
10:00- One Amazing Kid (20mins)
10:30- WARSONG (20mins)
11:00- Jr. Astronomers (30mins)
11:45- Flagship (30mins)
12:30- Animals (30mins)
FLAGSHIP
FLAGSHIP
If you like transplendent and moving soundscapes that will take you places you've only imagined in your wildest and most beautiful dreams, then Flagship is the band for you. When this group of talented Southern boys, hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, gather together to innovate more of their tightly wound, ethereal diacoustics, it’s a virtually effortless endeavor. Their sound is visionary and vivid, reflective of the minds and hearts behind the chords and percussion. At the helm is Drake Margolnick, whose lofty melodies and contemplative lyrics are carried to listeners by a band largely characterized by rapturous orchestral sounds. This group has a tendency to make songs with severe emotional depth. Don't miss this boat (haha).

The expansive, electric sound of Flagship was born one humid summer at a music festival in Illinois.

Drake Margolnick was there performing on the heels of an EP he had recorded and some friends of his from the band Campbell were there and he asked them if they would be his backing band. It became clear from the first note that this makeshift group had musical chemistry. The group created a sound much greater than the sum of their parts. Back in their mutual hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina it was decided that this musical collaboration should continue.

Frontman Drake Margolnick was born in England, on an Air Force base, the son of a military couple. A few years later, his mother settled in the southern city of Charlotte where Margolnick focused his energies on skateboarding and dirt-bike riding, dreaming of pursuing the sports professionally. Through his teen years, however, music began to completely capture his imagination. After high school graduation, Margolnick moved to Australia to follow his muse. Disillusioned with the scene there, Margolnick returned to Charlotte where he quickly integrated into the burgeoning community of musicians, artists and filmmakers.

It was the same soil that drummer Michael Finster was growing in. It was here playing in multiple bands in multiple venues—clubs, theaters and coffee houses—that they honed their musical style, a sound that transcends the traditional south but seems right at home in the southern heat.

After forming Flagship, Margolnick and Finster immediately began to work on a tight collection of songs—self-producing and engineering the Blackbush EP. Here, they began to formulate an atmospheric mixture of pop-minded melodies and passionate, aggressive performance. It was the strength of these songs that attracted the attention of Bright Antenna Records, a label that wanted to see them grow beyond their regional fanbase while maintaining their distinct musical personality.
JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS
JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS
Junior Astronomers. A consistency in disorder breathes into existence a quintet bound to the loud and impulsive. Gritty and jangled on some occasions, then mangled and diverting in others. The only thing planned is the outburst itself.

A hypnotic trance is created through guitars painted heavy and a rhythm section bound for movement, but beneath the distortions and muddled screams Junior Astronomers seek to achieve more than just reactions from onlookers; the band itself tries to document the human experience. "Music needs to sound like human beings, like it's alive," frontman Terrence Richard declares. "A lot of people want to make sad shit all the time--that's one part of life but it's not all life. There's fun, there's happiness, there's sadness."

On stage the mess of humanity is embraced through a livid live show—devoid of controlled manipulation each night's set stumbles onto new devices. Passion bleeds over lofty construction making sure the songs themselves are the frame. The rest is unhinged and never over thought. "If something is forced it feels like a job," the band echoes.

JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS - CD Release Party of Dead Nostalgia - For two years after the release of their EP, I Just Want to Make a Statement, Junior Astronomers toured, boozed, partied and made bonds all along the east coast and midwest. Their raucous, energetic live performances carried over into real life. A sense of comfort set in, as it should when you are enjoying being young and celebrating early successes; full seasons spent playing shows and growing. Then, growing slowed and reflection began. What was after all this? Their early twenties were blurring together along with the older songs, they all felt like distant memories.

During the summer of 2012, the boys finally figured it was time to exorcize their demons and packed up for Legitimate Business in Greensboro to work with engineer/producer, Kris Hillbert. The place was rich with history for all of them, so they found it perfect to record such a reflective group of songs. After two months spent tracking, mixing, and fine-tuning, they finally got to step back from what was going on around them and make steps on moving forward.

The record was sent to Engine Room in NYC to be mastered by fellow North Carolinian and good friend, Dan Millice (ASAP ROCKY, Glassjaw, Hella). What came out of the process was 12 songs that perfectly captured Carolina nights – wandering and wondering. The excitement to record fueled growth as a band and as people. A year later, poised for more touring and the excitement of releasing their first full length, the Junior Astronomers can finally focus on the future instead of the past.

Their hometown has bestowed official accolades and impenetrable loyalty upon them, but their energy is still fresh and passionate. I Had Plans For Us introduced that energy in 2009 through six songs. I Just Want to Make a Statement followed in 2010, amping up both the complexity and memorable moments in each piece. 2013 brings the latest set of songs, their first full length, Dead Nostalgia.

Check out their first single to be released off their new CD "Touching War"

Download their latest EP free!
Animals
Animals
Formed in 2012 music was something everyone played in some form or fashion but not all together. They all just wanted to write songs together. Pulling from many different genres they started writing. Animals loves to have a good time and play music with friends. Queen City rock and roll.
WARSONG
WARSONG
Warsong is a tribe of musicians in Charlotte NC.
JEREMIAH WILDE
JEREMIAH WILDE
Jeremiah Wilde is a band of men answering the call of the wild. Bred and raised by multiple styles of music, each member brings their own flavor of originality and character to the blend of music that makes this band one to watch in the upcoming months.
The Business People
The Business People
We're not angry at the world, we're just disappointed.

Post-funk and quarter-punk since 2010
Deep Sky
Deep Sky
Deep Sky is a groovy funky heavy rock band out of Charlotte, NC. Three guys who wanted to make heavy groove bone rattling music got together and wrote some songs.. and now are playing them out a bit.
Venue Information:
Neighborhood Theatre
511 East 36th Street
Charlotte, NC, 28205
http://www.neighborhoodtheatre.com/