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PostSubject: RocketHub Showcases Crowdfunding Success At The Living Room   Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:22 pm

RocketHub, a grassroots crowdfunding community developed for Creatives by Creatives, has partnered with The Living Room, a prestigious music venue in New York City, to celebrate the debut album from RocketHub Records. The night will feature original music from three successful artists from the RocketHub community and will be the premier of the self-titled debut album by "Brian & Silbin and Friends."

The new full-length album by musical collective "Brian & Silbin and Friends" will be released for the first time to the public through RocketHub Records at The Living Room. The musical collective successfully raised over $5,000 on RocketHub’s crowdfunding platform to create the album. The group will perform the new music from the record at the event.

Evan Shinners will also perform at the RocketHub Showcase – he was recently featured on the cover of New York Times Arts section and on the CBS television show "Eye on New York." He will showcase with his piano rock band, SUITS! Shinners raised over $5,000 on RocketHub’s crowdfunding platform for the CD release of his live Bach performances.

Shinners recently dazzled New York City audiences through a set of audacious piano performances at The Museum of Modern Art in midtown Manhattan. Over 10,000 MoMA attendees witnessed him play piano upside down during his residency in the ninth installment of the Performance Exhibition Series at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA): "Stop, Repair, Prepare: Variations on Ode to Joy for a Prepared Piano (2008)."

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, Jeannine Hebb, will also be
featured in the RocketHub Showcase. Comparisons of Jeannine have been made to Fiona Apple, Laura Nyro, and Regina Spektor. Her music campaign successfully raised nearly $3,000 on RocketHub.

Notable music-review blog, Wildy’s World, writes Hebb is "a musical revelation for those tired of the usual tricks of the Pop trade...with a voice that's quite possibly one of the most striking in popular music."

The details for the celebration and showcase:

TIME:
Saturday, January 29 at 10:00pm – 12:00 Midnight

LOCATION:
The Living Room
154 Ludlow
New York, NY

RocketHub Co-Founder and COO, Vladimir Vukicevic describes the event as "a way to bring crowdfunding to life, a way to celebrate the musical talent and creativity supported by RocketHub’s fundraising platform and community. We are constantly looking for new ways to support and reward the talented artists and entrepreneurs that are a part of RocketHub. Through RocketHub Records and future artistic showcases, we aim to build our live presence and to provide new value to RocketHub artists."

The Living Room NYC
The Living Room is an intimate music venue with a colorfully delicious history – where the likes of Norah Jones, Madeleine Peyroux, and Richard Julian established their talents. The Living Room includes a comfy upstairs lounge and, back behind the brown velvet curtains, a big, pristine and magical sounding music space. The Living Room features original live music seven nights a week by top notch artists from around the world, who belt out heartfelt, acoustic performances.
http://www.LivingRoomNY.com

RocketHub
RocketHub is a grassroots crowdfunding community for Creatives by Creatives, founded by Brian Meece – singer-songwriter, Jed Cohen – actor/producer, and Vlad Vukicevic – tech-thinker/writer. The concepts behind RocketHub stem from the founders’ own personal challenges as creative people; therefore RocketHub supports a DIY-ethos that is welcoming and supportive to all artists and entrepreneurs from around the world. "We are the creative underdogs with a mission to liberate creativity through our platform and educational support. RocketHub is the center of the crowdfunding revolution and the foundation of the new creative economy."
http://www.RocketHub.com
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