It's time for England Swings VIII, and once again I (David de Young) will be serving as master of ceremonies.
Details below. Hope you can make it down for this star-studded extravaganza where Twin Cities musicians play covers for an entire evening with one caveat: each of the artists covered must be from the UK.
Event: England Swings VIII
When: Saturday, May 23rd
Where: The Fine Line Music Cafe
Doors: 7 pm
Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door (available at The Fine Line and Electric Fetus)
Dee Jay: Red Star Radio
Acts scheduled to appear: Stephanie Says, Mars To Mercury, Little Man, 'Fab' Tab & the Teds (featuring Katy Vernon), Sika, The Wag, Pretty in Pink and Johnny & the Moondogs (featuring members of The Alarmists, The Duke of Dark, The Melismatics, Ouija Radio and Jacques Wait.)
Raffle prizes throughout the evening for UK-related items.
Compere (emcee): David de Young of HowWasTheShow.com.
Sponsored by Brit's Pub and Total Music.
Little Man's Chris Pericelli leaked the contents of his set on his mailing list earlier today:
All Too Much - The Beatles
Special acoustic opening set from Jeremy Gordon, Robert Wilkinson, Mike Schwant, Emily Muchmore, Raven & Jon Larson.