Check back for updates!
George Harrison Birthday Tribute Concert February 25, 2017 at Martyr’s
Ellis Clark& the Big Parade feat. Ary Jeebie, plus special guests, Celebrate Pop Icon
A portion of proceeds benefit the George Harrison Material World Foundation.
George Harrison of The Beatles would be turning 74 this February, and Chicago musicians led by Ellis Clark and CAUDog Records are joining fans on February 25, 2017 at 9:00pm at Martyr’s, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 for the George Harrison Birthday Tribute Concert. Over a dozen music acts will perform Harrison’s songs with appearances by Carla Prather of Poi Dog Pondering, Mars Williams of Psychedelic Furs and more.
“I play a little guitar, write a few tunes, make a few movies, but none of that’s really me, the real me is something else.” – George Harrison
Details: Saturday February 25, 2017, 9:00pm
George Harrison Birthday Tribute Concert w/ Ellis Clark & the Big Parade feat. Ary Jeebie plus special guests
Location: Martyr’s, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60613
Venue Telephone number: 773.404.9494
Venue Website: http://martyrslive.com/calendar
Transportation and Parking: Venue is on Lincoln, Just South of Irving Park, within walking distance of Irving Park CTA Brown Line, and metered street parking is available.
Tickets & Event Prices: $10 in advance online at this ticket link: http://bit.ly/harrisonconcert OR $12 at the door
Headliner: Ellis Clark & The Big Parade feat. Ary Jeebie
Special guests: Mars Williams of The Psychedelic Furs, Carla Prather of Poi Dog Pondering, Phil Angotti, Aethereal, Gunnar Cleemann on tour from Denmark, The Twisted Roots, Phoenix, Social Act, Barrett Tasky, The Dayna Clay Band, Greg Combs, Hannah Frank & More
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1865372430366101/
Ellis Clark: Ellis Clark has been a longtime fixture of the Chicago music community working nationally as a performing musician with his band Ellis Clark & The Big Parade, as a songwriter for himself or other artists, a recording artist and record producer. As a teenager he was a founding member of the power-pop-punk pioneer band Epicycle releasing several singles and a full length LP by the time he was nineteen. Later, he co-founded and fronted Social Act who received heavy radio play, toured nationally and released numerous albums of original material. Now, with Ary Jeebie, Amazing Heeby Jeebies garage rock band front woman, he is realizing a longtime ambition to host a George Harrison Birthday Tribute Concert at Martyrs’ February 25th, 2017. This will be a night not to be missed which will have many special guests including: Mars Williams of The Psychedelic Furs, Carla Prather of Poi Dog Pondering, Phil Angotti, Aethereal, Gunnar Cleemann on tour from Denmark and many more! In the past, Ellis hosted (to capacity audiences) Beatles & Who tribute nights at The Mayne Stage Theatre in Rogers Park. www.EllisClark.com
About Phil Angotti: Phil Angotti has become a household name in the power-pop musical world, especially in his hometown Chicago where he’s been performing for 20 years. He has performed as a solo act throughout his career, and with several bands, most notably the Fleas, the Scuffle, the Beatle Brothers, Not the Beatles (with Brad & Graham Elvis) and his long-time original group, the Idea. He has released 10 different albums and has made numerous radio appearances as a solo artist, Beatle Brother and leader of the Idea. Known for his strong lead vocals and versatile harmony singing, he is also an innovative guitarist (acoustic and electric). His style is diverse mixture of British 60’s power pop, American folk rock, and modern guitar pop, played mostly with an explosive energy and sensibility. As a songwriter he has proven again and again he can write melodies and hooks with the best of them and his penned numerous original songs (108 recorded to date).
About Carla Prather: Vocalist for Poi Dog Pondering, Prather recently released Touched, debut solo album on CAUDog Records. “An avid singer and songwriter, this Chicago native has undeniable talent, sex appeal, killer vocal and songwriting skills, and an undying drive and will to succeed. She is history in the making.”. – Soulistic360
About CAUDogRecords: CAUDog Records (pronounced “Cow-Dog”) produces albums and presents events as Chicago’s fast-growing independent record label supporting original musicians worldwide. This original music powerhouse builds on ten years of experience with CAU Chicago Acoustic Underground podcast (downloaded in over forty countries). In six years, CAUDog Records has produced over a dozen albums, with an artist roster that is local and international. www.CAUDogRecords.com