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STEVE ROACH AND BLACK TAPE FOR A BLUE GIRL TO PERFORM AT TWO-NIGHT GATHERING
(Philadelphia 10-11-99) Internationally acclaimed electronic musician Steve Roach and
the ethereally elegant Black Tape For A Blue Girl will perform in Philadelphia at the
first ever "Gathering Concert Weekend" of November 5th and 6th, 1999.
A pioneer in contemporary electronic music, Steve Roach is a leading innovator in the
atmospheric/tribal/ambient music world. Over the past 15 years, Roach has been a rare
constant as live performer on the international electronic music scene. With over 40
albums to his credit he continues to set the standards by which this evolving genre is
Roach's Gathering performance will feature music from his latest CD, Light Fantastic
(Fathom), a seductive blend of constantly-shifting grooves and gentle atmospheres.
Black Tape For A Blue Girl has incorporated a variety of musicians and vocalists
over the band's seven albums. Stylistically associated with acts such as Dead Can Dance
and This Mortal Coil, Black Tape For A Blue Girl uses lush instrumentation to create
music for an audience dreaming while wide awake. Synthesizers, live symphonic strings
and flute meld with dreamy vocals into a moody soundscape.
Opening for Black Tape For A Blue Girl will be Kevin Bartlett. Performing on
synthesizers, guitar and a multitude of effect devices, Bartlett's techno-dream
excursions evokes a personal visual experience for the listener.
The Gathering Weekend takes place on the first weekend in November with Steve Roach
to perform on Friday, November 5th, 1999 and Black Tape For A Blue Girl on Saturday,
November 6th, 1999. Each performance will take place at 8pm at St. Mary's Church
sanctuary, 3916 Locust Walk on the campus of The University of Pennsylvania in West
Philadelphia, PA. Admission: (at the door) is $20 per night or $30 for both nights.
For Information call: (610) 734-1009.
Gatherings are live concerts featuring musicians from the ambient, electronic and
space music worlds. For more information: http://www.starsend.org
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