Bodies Be Rivers, Seasaw, jocelyn mackenzie

Bodies Be Rivers

Seasaw

jocelyn mackenzie

Wed, March 8, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Union Hall - Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

$10 Advance / $12 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

Bodies Be Rivers
Bodies Be Rivers
Formed in 2014, Brooklyn based BODIES BE RIVERS originated in the living room of Lauren Smith and Thomas Stephanos. Thomas, an avid guitar player, and Lauren, a prolific songwriter, stumbled upon a sonic world that felt like home. They have been writing together ever since.

As the songs grew, so did the band. Today, BODIES BE RIVERS is comprised of Thomas Stephanos (guitar), Lauren Smith (vox & keys), Summer Stephanos (vox), Jason Lawrence (drums), and Matt Moon (bass).
Seasaw
Seasaw
Seasaw is Eve Wilczewski and Meg Golz, who are the sea and saw respectively. Fate and a small-town restaurant in Freeport, IL brought them together for the first time in 2010. Seasaw collaborated through four years of long-distance until the summer of 2015, when Eve joined Meg in their current residence of Madison, WI. Seasaw has since grown their powerful and charismatic sound in a way that can only be accomplished when best friends are living and creating within blocks of each other. 
Keeping their folk roots in the back of their mind, the eleven songs on Seasaw's newest album “Too Much of a Good Thing” venture head-first into the pop and indie-rock realm. The duo has transformed into a combination of commanding instrumentation, intricate harmonies, and refreshing wit that is uniquely Seasaw. Using the metaphor of a sunburn, reflected in the album artwork painted by Laura Collins, “Too Much of a Good Thing” is an exploration of metamorphosis - each song a new stage, insight, and conversation about the shared experience of any relationship. The album listens much like a mix-tape; all of the songs complimenting one another while elaborating further on the thesis of change. As a listener, you relate to the peaks and valleys of human interaction; the elation (suntan), the pain (sunburn), and finally, an acceptance (new skin).

Seasaw has had the honor of performing alongside: Lucius, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Lissie, Paleface, Run River North, You Won't, Caroline Smith, Sonntag (formerly of Phox), We Are The Willows and many others. 

jocelyn mackenzie
jocelyn mackenzie
Jocelyn Mackenzie is a Brooklyn-based, singer, songwriter, songwriting coach, percussionist, writer, fiber artist and all around maker of things. She is best known as 1/3 of indie-pop trio Pearl and the Beard, who released their farewell album Beast in 2015. The band is proud to have three songs from their catalog featured in Michael Showalter's new film Hello, My Name is Doris, starring Sally Field and Max Greenfield, in theaters in March 2016. The band has an extensive touring history across the US, UK and Canada with such noteworthy artists as Ani DiFranco, Neko Case, Iron & Wine, Ingrid Michaelson, Bastille, Dar Williams, Lucius, You Won't, David Wax Museum, Lady Lamb, The Drums, Matt + Kim, Sharon Van Etten and more.

Mackenzie is a proud volunteer at the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls, for which she has performed, coached, and given songwriting workshops for young musicians. In 2015 Mackenzie collaborated with Emily Hope Price to write and perform music for the independent theater piece All We Have Left, granted by the Jim Henson Foundation and the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. Mackenzie is eager to release her new EP Unlovely later this year, which features a collaboration with Ani DiFranco and handmade accessories and jewelry for the album's cover art. In addition to her accessories design and music, Mackenzie also knits professionally and has created garments for such clients as Coach, Helmut Lang, Calvin Klein and Edun. Yep.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/