Denton Rock Lottery

 
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ROCK LOTTERY 18 | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019

BENEFITTING KUZU 92.9FM IN DENTON, TEXAS

The ROCK LOTTERY concept is simple, but effective. Twenty-five musicians meet at 10:00AM at the evening’s performance venue. These volunteers are organized into five bands through a lottery-based chance selection. The five different groups are then released to practice at different locations. The musicians have twelve hours to create a band name and three to five songs (with a one cover song limit.) The bands then return to the venue by 10:00PM and perform what they have created in front of a waiting audience.

The twenty-five musicians included in this experiment are carefully selected to represent a wide variety of musical styles. This event will bring together many facets of the music community that may seem incompatible, as well as musicians whose interests may conflict. The challenge for these participants is to try and go beyond their personal and musical differences and work together to create a unified group project that contains the personal styles of each of its members.


ROCK LOTTERY 18 MUSICIANS:

Jason Cohen INFERNO TEXINO
Hunter Cannon BIRDS OF NIGHT
Kenny Failes GAY CUM DADDIES
Christine Hoang XINESPORT
Kara Howell DARKTOWN STRUTTERS
Sarah Jay WORMSIGN
Donovan Jones BLACK TAFFY
Topher Jones SLACKBEAT
Caleb Lewis UPSETTING
Holly Manning HOLLY & THE MYSTERY LIGHTS
Kaylin Martinez LUNA LUNA
Polly Maynard
Aaron McClellan ISRAEL NASH

Alex Mireles SUB-SAHARA
Ernesto Montiel MONTE ESPINA
Pudge
Lo Ramirez SUNBUZZED
Brad Reed THE RED DEATH
Brianne Sargent
Tyler Spears MOTHER TONGUES
Ren Thygesen
Cameron Trevino OF ANTIGUA
Adrien Wallace SKAGG PHILIPS AND J ALLERT
Bess Whitby SPIDERWEB SALON
Matt Woods STARPARTY


Morning Ceremony hosted by Scott Porter with KUZU DJ Heidi Knapik of Heidi's Happy Polka Power Hour. Includes breakfast by Reckless Appetite.

Evening event with between act sets by KUZU producers Mariel Tam-Ray host of Electricity Comes from Other Planets, Nic Bagherpour & Andy Odom of Candy Floss, Michael Briggs of Mostly Local, Astrid Stone & Juliette Holcomb from Soviet Hour, and Taylor Kimbrough of Astro Alter Hour.

RL 18 will include live screen printing of band t-shirts by PAN ECTOR benefitting KUZU.

KUZU is Denton's non-profit, free-form community radio station. KUZU’s programming is entirely community funded, operated and produced. Denton listeners can tune in terrestrially at 92.9FM, with a worldwide signal available at KUZU.FM.

Event organized and musicians selected by Meredith Buie, Chuck Crosswhite, Bryan Denny, Lyndsay Knecht, and Ryan Williams. With production assistance by Martin Iles and Chris Weber.

Event Time

Morning admission at 9:30AM.
Morning admission is $20.00 (includes entry for selection ceremony, breakfast, and evening admission).

Evening doors at 8:30PM.
Evening general admission is $15.00.
Evening event starts at 9:30PM.

Event Location

Dan’s Silver Leaf
103 Industrial Street
Denton, Texas, 76201
(940) 320-2000

 

Poster by Keith Spinn!