Moonshine Society's NYE Speakeasy Party
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MOONSHINE SOCIETY'S NYE SPEAKEASY PARTY IN THE LOFT BAR
- Presale begins 8:00pm September 25
- Tickets on sale 10:00am September 27
General Admission - $35
This show will be in our Loft Bar. Doors open at 9:30pm and the show will begin at 10:00pm. Will Call tickets will be available for pick up at the Box Office, located near the F Street Entrance. There will be complimentary champagne toast at midnight!
For ADA accommodation needs, please contact the Box Office in advance of the performance at 202-796-0294.
Moonshine Society is the offspring of three promising young music scholars who came together at Boston’s renown Berklee College of Music. Of like minds and musical passions, they united in 2009 to create their own brand of soulful blues, roots rock and old-school R&B- if a fundamental definition is actually required. In truth, they teamed to craft their own formula of music that speaks to the soul and defies the labels of traditional musical confines.
The trio sealed their pact one moonlit night in the Anacostia Delta, where then and there, their name became written in the stars. They were to be Moonshine Society. Little did they know on that fateful night that they were buckled in on a launching pad set to rocket them at dizzying speed to performance destinations of their wildest dreams throughout the US and the world. In retrospect, though, it’s little wonder considering the band’s composition of killer talent, now four-plus strong.
Leading the troupe is impassioned, soulful singer and songwriter Black Betty, who has shared the stage with such musical greats as Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks and Jack Pearson of Allman Brothers fame, Susan Tedeschi of the Tedeschi Trucks band and Jimmy Vivino from “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” Part vamp and part glamour girl, she is all-commanding in her on-stage deliveries and becomes pure sorceress spellbinding audiences with her searing hot vocals. To quote from her sizzling seductive rendition of “Fever” -what a lovely way to burn.
Others agree. In 2012, three members were inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame for their work with legendary harmonica player Charlie Sayles. They have opened for artists included Johnny Winter, George Clinton and Funkadelic, Tower of Power, Sister Sparrow, Junior Marvin & The Wailers, Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials, The Family Stone, Roomful of Blues, The Nighthawks, Mud Morganfield, WuTang Clan, Tab Benoit, Indigenous, Samantha Fish and more. Members have also performed and recorded with John Mayer, Warren Haynes, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Danny Gatton, Brian Eno, Jason Ricci and more.
Locally in Washington, DC, the band and album have received multiple Wammie nominations for Best Blues/Trad. R&B band, Best Blues/Trad. R&B album, and Best Blues/Trad. R&B Vocalist, and have been named in the Top 4 Fan Favorites in Washington, DC the last two years in a row. See for yourself why this band is making waves in the international blues scene thrilling audiences at festivals with a fresh take on the classic American roots style.
The Hamilton Loft
600 14th St NW
Washington, DC, 20005