Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Dart Music International and Mark McCrimmon present a Backyard Concert this Friday!

Kalu James on kickstarterThis Friday (June 15) we are inviting our Austin friends to a free special performance by Kalu James.  Come enjoy adult beverages & snacks and show your support for DMI and this exciting Nigerian singer/songwriter as he previews his upcoming project.

"Some Sort of Fusion" is a creative project where he and his band are deliberately trying to create a fusion between the acoustic-stripped down songs and full band-soul/blues/folk/rock induced tracks. This project will be a 2 album (acoustic and band) release.

When:  Friday June 15, 6:00-9:00pm
Where:  Office of Mark McCrimmon, 704 West 9th Street, Austin
Cost:  FREE, donations to support Kalu James and DMI are strongly encouraged

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Music to Start Your Summer

Music With A View: Real Music Thursdays at 219 West with Mauricio Callejas / Lauren Burton June 7

FREE live music, happy hour specials, and incredible downtown views of Austin.

8:30 pm Mauricio Callejas
     Mauricio Callejas is a troubadour from El Salvador. With beautiful lyrics, Mauricio sings about daily lifes, tales that happen right before our eyes. He relased his first solo CD “Cosas de la Calle” in 2002 in El Salvador and then he moved to Austin to continue his studies and pursue a professional career in songwriting and recording. He recorded a second album, Magico, in Austin TX in 2008 with Stephen Doster who produced the 10 songs of this album. After more than 20 years creating songs and working on his music, Mauricio has performed in different venues in Latin America , the United States and Canada. He is the founder of the first songwriter directory of Central America, and produces a weekly radio program that is broadcasted from different radio stations around the world.

10:00 pm Lauren and Bryan from Lauren and the Blacklist
     Don’t let the X’s on their hands fool you: 19 year old Lauren Burton and her band, the Black List, have burst onto the Austin music scene with all guns blazing. Named “Band of the Month” by RoomThirteen magazine, Lauren and the Black List are destined for big things in 2012.

All shows are FREE on the beautiful rooftop deck of 219 West, located on West 6th Street next to the former Momo’s and Katz Deli.
612 West 6th Street

219 West is a 21+ establishment featuring award-winning food, spectacular daily happy hour specials, and a commitment to live music on West 6th Street.

Roy G. Guerrero Disc Golf Course Grand Opening - Saturday June 9

In coordination with the City of Austin's grand opening of the Roy G. Guerrero Disc Golf Course, Dart Music International will be on-hand providing live music.  We will also have a booth with DMI goodies and drinks for sale.

8:00 - Disc Golf Demonstrations
9:15 - The Inverters (featuring Mark Wilson of the Mau Mau Chaplains)
10:00 - Grand Opening with City Officials
10:30 - Billy Wilson of Latin At Heart
11:30 - Nick Gimbey 
12:30 - La Vida Buena
1:30 - Kalu James

Kalu James will also be on-hand all day with information and participation opportunities for his Kickstarter initiative Some Sort of Fusion.