NYE W/ MOONSHINE & SHANTI

"Hittin' the Note... because music matters" presents:
NYE 2005 featuring Shanti Groove and Moonshine Still

@ Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom (Denver, CO)
December 30th & 31st, 2005
Show Time: 10 p.m. – "Late Night" (both nights)

Colorado's own Shanti Groove and Georgia's Moonshine Still will be returning to Denver together to bring 2005 to a rousing close with what will surely be a memorable, epic pair of performances. These two complementary bands will team up with the magazine "Hittin' the Note... because music matters" to offer a double bill of JamGrass (Shanti Groove) and JamRock (Moonshine Still) for two-night run at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom on December 30th & 31st, 2005.

Ticket Packages:
Package #1: Early Bird Package / $20 for Both Nights (presale package ends Nov. 23rd at 11:59 pm)
Package #2: December 30th / $12 ADV or $15 DOS
Package #3: December 31st / $15 ADV or $20 DOS
* Champagne Toast on NYE

Tickets will be on sale starting September 21, 2005. For more ticketing information and for the Cervantes' New Year's Eve run tickets, visit www.quixotes.com and Cervantes.baselineticketing.com.

ABOUT THE BANDS:


Shanti Groove
Shanti Groove, an up and coming "newgrass" phenomenon combines the traditional sound of bluegrass instruments with a little bit of funk, a little bit of jam, and a whole lot of improvisation. Their sound hangs on the ledge between electric and acoustic and often intermingles the two in a way only they have mastered.

Shanti Groove's string-driven repertoire covers a little bit of everything- from traditional bluegrass to original compositions with even a few Grateful Dead covers in the mix. They don't stop there, however; Shanti Groove brings in a myriad of effects- both musically and visually- taking their performance to new heights.

Named as one of JamBase's "12 Artists to Watch in 2004," Shanti Groove takes the down-home, back porch bluegrass tradition to a new level with a performance that keeps the audience in a dancing frenzy. No matter where they play, whether in South Carolina or Alaska, they keep the audience in the palm of their hand with a hands-on, involved live music experience.


Moonshine Still
Moonshine Still has garnered a large grassroots following with their unparalleled live performances - propelled by seamless jams with stunning interplay, and soulful vocals. Their music harkens the spirit of Macon's great musicians, and Georgia's churches.

Moonshine Still takes audiences on a musical journey that incorporates elements of electronica, funk, folk, jazz, jam, reggae and rock. Moonshine Still's driven and distinctly layered sound induces frenzied dancing at the shows, and widespread Internet trading afterwards. The band appeals not only to the audiences' sense of sound but also on the audiences' sense of sight, powered by PDA (www.pdalightingandsound.com), Moonshine Still brings an elite light show to venues across America, from New York to California and all points in between. The band provides the most complete concert experience for all music lovers.

Nominated for a Jammy Award in 2004 and currently listed as one of JamBase.com's "Bands To See Live In 2005," Moonshine Still carries on the legacy of many great musicians, from Otis Redding to Allman Brothers Band, who called Macon, GA home.

Shanti Groove and Moonshine Still represent two similar, but distinct genres of music - and they each are known for high-energy performances - making this an ideal New Year's weekend for fans of electrifying, eclectic music.

Tickets for the Cervantes' New Year's Eve run are available online at Cervantes.baselineticketing.com. For more ticketing information, visit the Quixotes website at www.quixotes.com.

ABOUT THE SPONSORS:

"Hittin' the Note... because music matters":
Is a magazine that offers readers a wealth of in depth music information such as exclusive interviews with legendary musicians, articles about great sounds both past and present and concert, CD, book and DVD reviews. Hittin' the Note magazine is dedicated to maintaining the tradition of bringing the readers closer to the music and musicians who inspire us all.

For more information about "Hittin' the Note... because music matters" visit:
www.hittinthenote.com.

PDA – Production Design Associates:
PDA is one of the Southeast's most technologically advanced, innovative and fully equipped lighting, sound and special effects providers. PDA has garnered respect in the industry from their work with the MTV Video Music Awards, ESPN, Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the G8 Summit and a wide range of musical artists (including the Dixie Chicks, Blues Traveler and Travis Tritt).

For more information about PDA visit:
www.pdalightingandsound.com

About Shimon Presents, Inc.
Shimon Presents is a full service Promotions and Publicity company working with several different bands and events. We frequently email press releases, concert updates, and band and event promotional info via the internet.

Representing: Mike Clark, New Monsoon, Moonshine Still, Capt. Soularcat, The CodeTalkers featuring Col. Bruce Hampton, Signal Path, PHIX, Shady Deal, Jenni Alpert, The Toasters, Down on the Farm, Uphonia, Langerado, and the Jam Cruise.

http://www.moonshinestill.com

[Published on: 10/10/05]

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