Big Sam's Funky Nation

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BIG SAM'S FUNKY NATION
Wednesday - 8/11/2010
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $30 adv / $35 dos
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Presiding over his Funky Nation is Big Sam, a big man with an impeccable urban fashion sense, who blows the funk out of his trombone and refuses to let the audience sit still. Between solos and trombone riffs, Big Sam second-lines (a uniquely New Orleans style of street-dance) and gets the crowd going both in movement and in replies to his call-and-response MC-style. A more ...

Deep Banana Blackout

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DEEP BANANA BLACKOUT
Sunday - 8/15/2010
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $25 adv / $30 dos
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Carrying the torch of the great funk bands such as Tower of Power, Sly and the Family Stone, and James Brown into the 21st century, comes Deep Banana Blackout. With full horn section, and soulful groove imbedded in the roots of funk, Deep Banana is the leader of today's emerging funk rock scene. The band's sound captures commercial accessibility augmented with tight more ...

Conspirator

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CONSPIRATOR w/ NICOS GUN
Monday - 8/16/2010
8:00pm | 21 & Up | $31 adv / $36 at the boat
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Conspirator has been several years in the making. In late 2003, Aron and Marc, keyboard and bass players from the Disco Biscuits, set out to find a producer to help them bring to life the tracks they has made for a Trance-Fusion Super group show they played at Webster Hall in NYC, earlier that year. As fate would have it, they were quickly brought together with Omen, a young, more ...

Bonerama

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BONERAMA
Friday - 8/20/2010
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $25 adv / $30 dos
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Even in a city that doesn't play by the rules, New Orleans' Bonerama is something different. They can evoke vintage funk, classic rock and free improvisation in the same set; maybe even the same song. Bonerama has been repeatedly recognized by Rolling Stone, hailed as "the ultimate in brass balls" (2005) and praised for their "…crushing ensemble riffing, human-feedback shrieks more ...

Kid Koala

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KID KOALA
Thursday - 8/26/2010
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $25 adv / $30 dos
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Back in 1996, Kid Koala became the first North American artist signed to UK label Ninja Tune. In the years that followed Kid Koala released a string of remixes and toured North America with fellow Ninja artists: Coldcut, DJ Food and DJ Vadim. But it was not long before his skill, innovation, and performance style led him to attract attention from those outside the club community. more ...

Apollo Sunshine

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APOLLO SUNSHINE w/ The Black Hollies
Friday - 8/27/2010
7:30 PM | 21 & Up | $35 adv / $40 dos (OPEN BAR!)
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Since the release of their 2003 spinART debut album, Katonah, Apollo Sunshine has thrilled audiences. Their unique and eclectic sound - from avant-garde noise experiment to ultra-melodic pop, to rock, to punk (sometimes all within one song), combined with quite possibly one of the best live shows you will ever see (a controlled rock chaos of pedal steel, guitar, bass, double more ...

Future Rock

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FUTURE ROCK
Friday - 8/27/2010
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $25 adv / $30 at the boat
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Future Rock is electronic sensory overload. The trio has steadily been touring the US, electrifying audiences and developing a dedicated following during their journey. Their legendary late night performances at festivals and after-parties have quickly confirmed their status at the top of the live electronic scene. Coupled with an explosive light show, FR certifies an unparalleled more ...

Built to Spill

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BUILT TO SPILL
Thursday - 9/2/2010
8:00 PM | 21 & Up | $30 adv / $35 dos
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When Built To Spill wanted to find out what their music sounded like they locked themselves in Doug Martsch's garage. Without a tentative conclusion or even a hypothesis the four members began to experiment. Their collaborative efforts lasted seasons and yielded dozens of hours of ADAT tape. The album You In Reverse documents the newest branch of more ...

The Full Rocks Off 2010 Summer Concert Series Line-up:

*** AUGUST ***

8.11 - Secret Country w/ The Defibulators
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.11 - CEG Presents In Assoc. With Nolafunk.com: Big Sam's Funky Nation
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.11 - Rosewood Ghosts
Rocks Off concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.12 - Murphy's Law
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.13 - Booga Sugar
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.15 - Deep Banana Blackout
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.16 - Conspirator (featuring Marc and Aron of the Disco Biscuits)
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
8.17 - Papadosio
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.18 - MC CHRIS w/ MATH THE BAND
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.19 - Less Than Jake
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
8.18 - Kashmir - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Show
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.19 - Musicians' Aid Society Jubilee: Henry Butler w/Gent Treadly -
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.19 - Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.20 - Detroit Cobras w/ Heavy Cream
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.20 - CEG Presents in association with Nolafunk.com: Bonerama
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.21 - Indobox
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.21 - Urban Sun w/ Otis
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.22 - New York Night Train's "Ya Ya" Yacht feat. DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.22 - Metal Days (Tribute to 80s Hair Metal!)
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
8.24 - Midnight Masses
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.24 - CEG Presents: Groundation w/ iLa Mawana
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.24 - Midnight Masses
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.25 - Unchained (The Might Van Halen Tribute)
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
8.26 - Kid Koala
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
8.26 - CEG Presents: BIG LIGHT
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.27 - Future Rock
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
8.27 - Ryan Montbleau Band
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel
8.27 - Jake's Birthday Bash...ALL YOU CAN DRINK!:
APOLLO SUNSHINE w/The Black Hollies
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.28 - Black 47
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.29 - RANKING JOE / Bambu Station / THE I*TERNALS / I&I VIBRATION /
Livity International / DJ Fresh N Green
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
8.31 - Arlene's World Famous Karaoke Band!
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel

*** SEPTEMBER ***
9.2 - Built To Spill
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
9.9 - New 45 - Tribute to Sublime
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
9.9 - Vertical Horizon
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
9.10 - CEG Presents: YARN
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
9.11 - The Slackers
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
9.16 - Bob Schneider
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Temptress
9.18 - CEG Presents: Zach Deputy
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
9.18 - Street Dogs / Devil's Brigade / Left Alone / Continental
@ Gramercy Theatre
9.19 - New York Night Train's "Ya Ya" Yacht feat. DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
9.23 - Jimkata
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
9.24 - Schism - Tribute to Tool
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Half Moon
9.24 - Appetite For Destruction
Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Jewel

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