Archive for the 'Live Music' Category

Second Life Israel to host 60th Birthday Party with Performance by Members of Top Israeli Band ‘Shotei Hanevuah’

May 17th, 2008 | Category: Anniversary, Live Music, RL Meets SL

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In honor of Israel’s 60th birthday this May Second Life Israel is proud to host a special performance featuring members of ‘Shotei Hanevuah.’ On May 25th, parallel to a concert held at Columbia University in New York in honor of Israel’s 60th, SL Israel will be streaming Shotei Hanevuah’s performance at 11AM and 7 PM SL (PST Time). This is the first of the ‘Israel at 60’s’ series to be held this year at SL Israel highlighting different aspects of Israel and its society to Second Life’s global audience.

‘Shotei Hanevuah’ literally ‘Fools of Prophecy’ was one of Israel’s premier bands, winning its Band of the Year Award in 2005. The band’s music was a fusion of reggae, dub, hip hop and dance spiced with an eastern Mediterranean flavor, with lyrics in Hebrew, Arabic and English. Both in Lyrics and sound the band conveyed in beautiful harmony a blend of East and West influences, including references to the Jewish Mishna and Kabala, alongside lyrics in Arabic and Middle Eastern harmonies. Though the band disbanded in 2007 this performance of 4 former members of the band, featuring a rich range of musical styles and lyrical content, testifies to the beautiful cultural and spiritual variety that makes up today’s Israel.

Second Life Israel was launched January 13th and since then has consistently ranked as the top Israel site and one of the top Jewish sites in Second Life. SL Israel offers Second Life’s millions of members the ability to teleport instantly into the virtual Israel, and to explore a country that is fun and educational, ancient and modern, imaginative and real. Sites on SL Israel include the holy sites of the 3 major monotheistic religions, the Tel Aviv Promenade with the Opera House and Dizingoff Fountain, the Dead Sea and mud baths, the Eilat Underwater Observatory, and the Roman Amphitheater in Caesarea.

For additional information
Chaim Landau, SL Israel Founder
Tel: 972-54-753-9943, Email:

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Guns N’ Roses Performing Tonight at Pera Vista

May 10th, 2008 | Category: Concerts, Dance, Live Music, Mozy Pera

My friend and sometime contributor Mozy Pera has just let me know about something special going on at her place tonight.

Gunz N’ Roses will be performing on Pera Vista Tonight, SATURDAY MAY 10 at 6PM…don’t miss out!!

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24 Hour LIVE AID Concert for the American Cancer Society

December 15th, 2007 | Category: Charity, Concerts, Live Music, Press release

From a notecard from the SL Media Alliance

What: 24 hour LIVE AID FOR American Cancer Society

Where: The Lava pit, sunflower Island

When: December 16th 5am SLT

Hi this is Mama Norfolk from The Lava Pit in Second Life; we are having a live aid concert event on December 16th to benefit the American Cancer Society.

We are looking for any bands/musicians that would like to perform for this great event that will be streamed over 2 sims.

All tips from musicians and donations will be for Cancer research , I am sure that all of us know someone that is battling cancer and would like to help in any way we can to find a cure and advanced treatments for cancer.

Musicians will need to donate at least one hour of their time.

Time slots are going fast so if you would like to participate please contact me or Durell Celt as soon as possible.

This will be a 24 hour event starting at 5am SLT Sunday December 16th.

Please contact Durell Celt or Mama Norfolk for more details.

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Spiral Trance Performing Virtual Concert In Second Life

November 10th, 2007 | Category: Concerts, Live Music

What: Spiral Trance To Perform Virtual Concert In Second Life

When: November 21st, 2007

Where: Psycho Drive Rock Club

Description: November 21st promises to be a rockin’ night at the Psycho Drive Rock Club, located in the 3-D virtual world Second Life, Wisconsin’s 2006 Song of the Year award recipients and 2007 Rock Band of the Year nominees, Spiral Trance, will perform their first ever in-world show.

The 1-hour performance will be streamed into Second Life using partial backing tracks with live vocals. The live audio stream allows band members to interact with the virtual audience in real time, creating a simulated live concert atmosphere. Spiral Trance merchandise and digital downloads will be available at the show. Free avatar T-shirts are available for all guests. A “Best Rock Star” contest will be held and $1,000 prizes will be awarded to male and female winners in Second Life’s virtual currency, Lindens.

Formed in 1995 by Singer/Guitarist Paul Karcz, Spiral Trance has recorded one full-length record and a series of EP’s, many of which were produced at Smart Studios in Madison, owned by Nirvana Producer and Garbage Drummer, Butch Vig. The band has gone on to achieve critical success both locally and nationally, with two LA Music Award performances and nominations, including “National Artist Of The Year.” In 2002, Spiral Trance placed in the Top Ten at the ASCAP Grammy Showcase Awards for the song Hellacious and in 2003 for Breathe Again.

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Virtual Vibe Jazz Fest ‘07

October 23rd, 2007 | Category: Discussion, Entertainment, Festival, Jazz, Live Music

What: Virtual Vibe Jazz Fest ‘07

When: Friday, October 26, 2007 6:00AM SLT

Where: Ilha de Intercambio Island in Second Life

Description: The USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs invite you to join them in Second Life for Virtual Vibe Jazz Fest ’07. Featuring Second Life musicians with live performances by Paisley Beebe (Australia), Jean Monro (United States), Ankari Holder (Mexico), and MORE! There will also be a panel discussion titled, “Jazz in the 21st Century: The role jazz plays in promoting American values overseas and how new technologies like Second Life are helping.”

Just too bad it’s so early, and on a workday, dangit.

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Classical Pianist Origin Rang at Oyster Bay

October 12th, 2007 | Category: Concerts, Live Music

Classical Pianist Origin Rang is playing Friday night at the Oyster Bay, I haven’t got to listen to him myself, but if you go by the Oyster Bay’s blog, he’s pretty good. He’s playing Friday, at 6PM, on the Oyster Bay.

Classical Music group leader Tyrol Rimbaud says:

“For those who have been fortunate to hear this artist, you will know to be there. If you have not yet been a party to his concerts, this is your opportunity.

“In the opinion of many, the finest musician in Second Life. Simply put, his gift as a pianist is peerless. Come hear the power of a truly virtuoso pianist perform his craft.”

Come early - the sim WILL fill!

From the blog:

The last time Origin Rang graced Oyster Bay with his presence; he was a little-known commodity on the Second Life music scene. Back after just a couple months, he’s a bona fide star. And we’re so excited to have him back this Friday night!

Seeing as Oyster Bay is a “part-time” music venue, we have the luxury of being extremely picky and choosy about our performers. I’m really more interested in quality over quantity - making every performance at Oyster Bay not just another show on the calendar but rather an event. Source: Origin Rang returns to Oyster Bay!

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Justin Timberlake Live and Behind the Scenes in Second Life

September 01st, 2007 | Category: Live Music

What: Justin Timberlake plays Second Life

When: All Weekend long, finishing up with the first ten minutes of his concert in Madison Square Garden.

Where: Comcastic! Island

Description: Timberlake is set to offer up some behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive video segments through Second Life starting Friday through the Labor Day weekend. The event, which is being sponsored by Comcast, culminates on Monday with Second Life airing the first ten minutes of JT’s big Madison Square Garden performance.

On Friday, Second Life will be showing 20 minutes of backstage interviews with Timberlake, his musical director, choreographer and band members. There will be another 20 minutes of footage on Saturday. On Sunday, there will be a 10-minute exclusive video shown called “The Dirt on the JT tour.” All the events will air at 10 a.m. PDT and 4 p.m. PDT.

The capper is Timberlake’s big performance in New York City. Second life will show some previously shown preview clips at 5 p.m. PDT and then the first ten minutes of the concert at 6 PDT.

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Liverpool Philharmonic to play in Second Life

August 14th, 2007 | Category: Live Music

The Liverpool Philharmonic will play to 100 audience members on September the 14th 2007 in the virtual representation of their music hall on an island they have already purchased. The 100 audience members can only get in by winning tickets, something the article did not mention was how to win a ticket. During the concert they will be able to buy sweets from the refreshments shop and go to the bathroom. Boy, I bet those two spots will be packed.

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra hopes to introduce classical music to a new audience when it performs to an audience of 100 ticket winners on September 14.

Vasily Petrenko, the youngest Principal Conductor in the Philharmonic’s 165 year history, will lead the orchestra as they perform works by Rachmaninov, Ravel and two contemporary Liverpool composers.

Petrenko, singer Kate Royal and composer Kenneth Hesketh will be represented during the cyber event by animated Second Life characters known as avatars. The ticket winners, also represented by avatars, will watch the concert live as audience members. Source: Liverpool Philharmonic to play Second Life

After the concert they will be able to meet Petrenko, Royal and Hesketh in a bar where they can ask them questions. The concert will be available to everyone the day after the concert. I will post a Second Life URL when it becomes available and I will try to find out how to win tickets to the concert.

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Live Music with Sanity Inn Wind at the VMOA

August 12th, 2007 | Category: Live Music

Live Music with Sanity Inn Wind at the VMOA

When: Aug 12, 2007 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Sunday)

Where: Apfelland VMOA Second Life

Tags: Apfelland VMOA Live Music music Second Life Stefan Gunawan

Description: Sanity Inn’s blend of accoustic guitar and rich vocals will touch your heart and soul, and make you want to dance your socks off! Sanity is one of the true original musicans and songwriters of Second LIfe. His laid back personalty and fun spirit will have you coming back for more.

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Native American Storytelling

August 10th, 2007 | Category: Live Music, Storytelling

Native American Storytelling

When: Aug 11, 2007 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Saturday)

Where: Lunalis Second Life

Tags: Arts and Culture Boondoggle Gruppman Lunalis Second Life

Description: Cyon Manga, Red Rock Mesa’s Resident Storyteller, will share more in her series of Native American stories and legends. The sim usually gets pretty crowded! So, show up early and relax to the music.

We will meet at the Gathering Circle, in the middle of the lower Red Rock Mesa grounds. Cyon would also like to invite everyone to dance, following the storytelling.

Everyone is Welcome To Come!

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Heath Elvehjem @ Nantucket Theatre 7PM SLT

August 07th, 2007 | Category: Live Music

Group Notice From: Heath Elvehjem

That’s right, Heath is playing tonight! Are you ready to throw down and have some good ol’ piano fun? Then head to Nantucket Theatre for Heath’s blend of piano and instrumental goodness. Bring your Lucky Charms (and be sure to eat them very close to Gayle).

See everyone there!

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Heath Elvehjem @ Galveston Tonight in SL

August 03rd, 2007 | Category: Live Music

Hello friends. Heath will be at Galveston isle performing at 8PM SLT tonight. Join him for an hour of relaxing piano.

Get an update on Heath’s whereabouts and have a little fun in the process. Show begins in 20 minutes.

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