Bio: Billy Cioffi, 35-year veteran of the grueling and magnificent Los Angeles music scene, was born in Albany, NY. At age 16 he was signed with his band, The Grey Things, to Laurie Records and toured as the opening act of musical icons (The Allman Brothers, The Velvet Underground, The Byrds, the Lovi... See Full BioMore Info
Come Rock n Roll to the Oldies and some new ones too!!
Local AZ troubadours and trobairitzs will be participating in this first-ever, informal event in the heart of the valley, Tempe Beach Park! ~ featuring the scheduled-to-perform talents of: Lewis Ray Cammarata http://www.reverbnation.com/lewisraycammarata Jason Markowitz https://www.facebook.com/jason.markowitz.94 Billy Cioffi https://www.facebook.com/billy.cioffi Colleen Best (a cappella)…*kewlness* https://www.facebook.com/messages/colleen.best.77 …(more to come as they come in)… NOTE: Also looking to encourage iPhone-to-iPro-level videographers to tape this romantic *FLASHMOB* event, so bring 'em if ya gots 'em! The brainchild of *peasant boy gregg* (of peasant empire), this event will feature various strolling [unamplified] singer/songwriters in the Tempe Beach Park area, providing romantic tunes to welcome in and properly set this year's Valentine's Day mood. There may be one! There may be more! There may even be 'scads' of troubadours! But one thing you CAN be sure of, *peasant boy gregg* will be kicking it off promptly at 5 o'clock and will be spinning his romantic originals of chivalry and courtly love 'til his fingers can take no more ;) If you fancy yourself a 'troubadour' or 'trobairitz,' you are hereby invited to assign the troubadourian pic of your choosing as your profile pic leading up to and through this event :) Should you care to join in the festivities in *ALL-EARS* fashion only, please feel free to do likewise, or simply *JOIN* and *SHARE* and *INVITE* all you like! ~ can't wait, and we'll see you all there on the 14th :)
Night Two of Tempe Center for the Arts' Songwriters' Showcase VIII features singer-songwriters Cait Brennan, Tom Bertling and Ivan Harshman with Billy Cioffi and the Monte Carlos and headliner Obadiah Parker! Walt Richardson hosts! The event will be taped for broadcast on Arizona PBS and Tempe 11.
Night One of Tempe Center for the Arts' Songwriters' Showcase VIII features singer-songwriters Cait Brennan, Tom Bertling and Ivan Harshman with Billy Cioffi and the Monte Carlos and headliners the Sugar Thieves! Walt Richardson hosts! The event will be taped for broadcast on Arizona PBS and Tempe 11.
AmeriCamera is the brainchild of Billy Cioffi (who performed with Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, the Shirelles, the Turtles…) and T.R. Hummer (who published and edited noted poetry collections). It is an American conversation through its developing tradition, and its ecumenical expression of music we may call Americana. Be it in its words, in its sounds, or within the pictures the songs depict, AmeriCamera rocks!
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