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The Take Off Tour is back for the sixth consecutive year! Showcasing live music combined with interactive, award-winning innovations in music technology.
3/16 – 6th Street, & Trinity 4pm – 6pm (Street jam)
3/17 – Thirsty Nickel 12pm – 3pm
3/18 – HandleBar (Rooftop) 3pm – 6pm
3/19 – Flamingo Cantina 2pm – 4pm
3/19 – Roof Top On 6th 8pm – 1am
Live music meets the latest in music technology with the world’s first smart guitar, the jamstik by Zivix from Minneapolis, MN. This year we’re showcasing an all new jamstik+ w/Bluetooth LE, magnetic picking system, accelerometer, body colors, added playing features, synths, sounds and apps. With real strings, frets, picking, wirelessly connected, no tuning and backpack friendly, the jamstik provides the freedom to play music anywhere. At the event, the interactive jamstik guitar booth, will give fans a chance to play the jamstik. Heralded as a Popular Science Top 10 invention of the year, CES Innovation Award Honoree, Best in Show at Summer NAMM.
Live music by: New Sound Underground –
Featured as “Best Jam Band of 2015″ by City Pages”… a group that has been making a name for itself through captivating, high-energy performances that honor the elements of hip-hop, jazz, rhythm & blues, reggae, salsa & funk for a sound like no other. RESPECT the groove…'” ~ Caitlin Switzer (Montrose Mirror / Telluride Jazz Festival)www.newsoundunderground.com
Mike Daum w/Live Drums by Kenyari –
Electro/House/Dance producer Mike D, adds live guitar and drums to bring his DJ sets to life. A founding member of Roster McCabe / Night Phoenix, Mike spent the last 6+ years touring the united states and playing festivals like Summer Camp, South by South West (SXSW), Summer Set, 10kfl, Bella Festivals, Shangri La and Summer Fest. https://www.facebook.com/MikeDaumMusic
DJ Elsewhere –
Elsewhere’s live sets seamlessly blend a wide variety of genres ranging from Funk to hip hop to moombahton, old school breaks, soul, classic rock, reggae, tv theme songs, etc…all while keeping the mix interesting with well placed scratches, beat juggling and live effects. https://youtu.be/u_TVnOhc8yM
The Take Off Tour is brought to you by: Zivix’s jamstik, Last Triumph and Rane DJ.
jamstik by Zivix: Based in Minneapolis, Zivix is a hardware, software, and technology company focused on making musical instruments. Zivix builds products for professional musicians, people who want to become musicians, or people who just want to have fun with musical tools. Zivix developed the award winning world’s first smart guitar, the jamstik, and also PUC Bluetooth MIDI Interface allowing MIDI keyboards to become wirelessly connected to any Apple device.
Learn more: www.jamstik.com
Based in Minneapolis, Minn. Last Triumph is a music group who produce original records connected through passion for amazing artistic experiences, positive energy, and growing a good time, together. Founded by music producer and engineer Jarod Hadaway and Nick Morris, DJ “Nimo The Hooligan.” Certified B Corp setting a higher standard in the music industry and beyond with sustainable business practices.
Rane DJ Products offer the best performance with the industry’s best reliability and support. Founded in 1981, Rane is a privately held pro-audio company based in Mukilteo, WA. All products designed and manufactured in the USA. The essential ingredients in Rane’s successful philosophy are knowledge, integrity, pride and common sense. At Rane, people learn to treat people the way they would want to be treated, to design & build products the way they would want theirs designed & built, and that when something goes wrong, you react quickly and decisively to correct it. It is an old fashioned, common sense way to run a business, based on mutual trust and respect. http://dj.rane.com/