Northwest Psych Fest 2019 Day Two

Sat Aug 31 2019

8:00 PM (Doors 7:30 PM)

Sunset Tavern

5433 Ballard Avenue NW Seattle, WA 98107

$20.00

Ages 21+

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Northwest Psych Fest 2019 Day Two

  • Los Dug Dugs

    Los Dug Dugs

    Psychedelic

    Los Dug Dug's are a Mexican rock group which started off in the early sixties as a high school band called Xippos Rock, with members [ROBERTO MIRANDA] and [MOISES MUNOZ]]. In 1964 Xippos Rock began a road trip from Durango to Tijuana and half way through the trip,in the city of CIUDAD OBREGON SON, the name was changed to Los Dug Dug's, an abbreviation of the band's native city and state. Once the band had arrived at Tijuana they commenced there ascent of Mexican Rock, soon landing a regular gig at Mike's Bar, where they firmly established their reputation. At this time they also did some gigs across the border in the USA where they picked up the latest sounds to take back to Mexico with them. In this way they brought The Beatles' music to Mexico, being the first band to play their songs in Mexico. At the same time they became the first band in Mexico to sing their own songs, as well as the songs of other bands in English, thus breaking what had been a rule in Mexican rock up till then.

    In 1960 a seven-member rock and roll band known as Xippos Rock was formed by several high school kids in the city of Durango in the state of Durango. The band was formed by two friends from high school, Roberto Miranda AND Moises Munoz. Miranda was the lead guitar and Munoz was the bass player. While studying in he university of their home town, Durango, in the center of Mexico, after a while they invited Armando Nava, they always see him carrying a guitar in his bike so they talked to him to join the band. Nava had a cousin JORGE LUJAN that was very close to him and Nava teach him how to play the guitar , then he was invited to the play in the band, after a while SERGIO ORRANTE, the drummer, join the band,in a few months FRANCISCO ALCALDE join the band as a singer,at the very last moment JORGE DE LA TORRE join the band as a second singer,they did not have electric guitars, neither drums, but play with acoustic guitars with pick ups home made pick ups and as drums they used a still chair, they even play at a local radio station with a chair and acoustic guitars and some events in local places and theatres, like Ricardo Castro Theatre (known as Cine Principal back then) and in several parties. The songs they used to play in those early years were covers from Mexican rock bands such as LOS TEEN TOPS,LOS LOCOS DEL RITMO , LOS REBELDES DEL ROCK , ETC , ETC,
    Armando Nava's father was a sales person and wished to take his family to TIJUANA, Baja California, and as a salesman he used to travel a lot. One day, after a year or so, ARMANDO wanted to go back to DURANGO and try to take the band "XIPPOS ROCK " to TIJUANA. He talked to his mother, MRS NAVA , to let the band travel with them back to TIJUANA. At the time MR NAVA was in Tijuana. The line-up consisted of: ARMANDO NAVA (LEAD GUITAR), Jorge Lujan (vocals and guitar),JORGE DE LA TORRE (VOCALS), SERGIO ORRANTE (DRUMS), and MOISES MUNOZ (bass guitar).they started playing in mazatlan,in OBREGON SONORA, and they changed their name to LOS DUGDUGS, and decided to continue their journey all the way up to Tijuana, while after two months in Tijuana the drummer (SERGIO ORRANTE)decided to go back to Durango and continue with his regular life as high school student.
    They got a gig in a streep bar named Sans Souci in Tijuana, just in front of the well-known Mike's Bar. Then they got a chance at Mike's, where they became the main act, not only in Tijuana but in the whole Mexico-California border. The Dug Dugs were the first group to sing covers and original songs in English, creating what would be known as La Onda Chicana, movement that would include bands like Bandido, Three Souls in my Mind (currently known as El Tri), Peace and Love, El Ritual, among others.

    From Tijuana to Mexico City:
    After several months of success in Tijuana,ARMANDO NAVA HAD decided to move to Mexico City, where they started playing at EL HARLEM CAFE this places were called CAFES CANTANTES ,soon they moved to EL TRIP CAFE , after a while they moved again to HULLABALOO CAFE , They started making themselves a name in the biggest city of the world, and even members of other bands would go to their shows and get some ideas for their own, as Alex Lora (from El Tri) has recalled[[1]]. The success in Mexico city was so big that even TV stations asked them to perform and record songs for their shows, specially kids-oriented shows (they recorded Chicotito si, a kids song).

    In New York City:
    In early 1968 LOS DUG DUGS's moved to New York City, where they got a record some original songs at a local recording studio. Even ARMANDO NAVA recorded songs AS A SINGER with studio musicians. They had problems with the musicians' union, , so they decided to go back to Mexico City. Nevertheless, the experience they got in New York was so worth that it granted them a place AS THE NUMBER ONE BAND who started the mexican ROCK MOVEMENT.
  • Diminished Men

    Diminished Men

    Pop

    By distorting hard boiled film and classic instrumental music through a dark, overcast lens, Diminished Men refocus their influences into something entirely unique. Their jagged, hard-charging approach evokes images of slit jugulars and accelerated heart rates, all the while swathing you in a blissful claustrophobia. Drawing elements of Link Wray, Morricone's dissonant horror scores, gritty noir and Joe Meek's sickly productions, as well as the provocative imagery of filmmakers like Wim Wenders and Jean-Pierre Melville, synthesizing them into something truly organic and original.

  • Javelin

    Javelin

    Psychedelic

    Javelin is a four piece original band, Bryan Mandronico on bass and vocals, Jonny keys on guitar, Mush on guitar and vocals and Michael Benitez on drums.
  • Society of the Silver Cross

    Society of the Silver Cross

    Rock

    Everything about Society of the Silver Cross is heavy with mystery: they lure the listener into their sound, and their world, like ghost lights in a dense forest. Follow, if you dare, and what you’ll discover is a band that has developed a singular style – one that draws from darker, more cinematic moods, textures and cosmic atmospheres resulting in an otherworldly blend of musical bliss.

     

    Society of the Silver Cross is led by husband and wife duo Joe Reineke and Karyn Gold-Reineke of Seattle’s famed recording studio Orbit Audio and includes Sebastian Brown Glad on bass and Tim Nurczyk on mellotron and shahi baaja. Joe and Karyn draw inspiration from their many trips to India, it’s rich musical textures, traditional chanting and spiritual wisdom.

    The core instruments are 12-string acoustic guitar, harmonium, rare and esoteric synthesizers, B3 organ, mellotron, and shahi baaja (Indian autoharp). The result is an other worldly blend of east and west mixed in a lush state of musical bliss that veers into darker, more cinematic moods. Epic, playful and authentic with unpredictable layers of both male and female vocals, chanty drones, pounding rhythms, beautiful textural landscapes and cosmic atmospheres.

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Northwest Psych Fest 2019 Day Two

Sat Aug 31 2019 8:00 PM

(Doors 7:30 PM)

Sunset Tavern Seattle WA
Northwest Psych Fest 2019 Day Two

$20.00 Ages 21+

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