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Luminous Newts

Luminous Newts

Rock / Pop / Prog Albany, CA  US
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LUMINOUS NEWTS 6-song sampler (2:18)
LUMINOUS NEWTS 6-song sampler (2:18)
The Wolf Doesn't Howl So Loud
The Wolf Doesn't Howl So Loud
Before I Die
Before I Die
I'm Just Sayin'
I'm Just Sayin'


  • 2014

    Aug 16

    Sunnyvale, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Prog Party: A night of adventurous music! A full range of what progressive rock can be, from the prog-pop of Luminous Newts (8:00 PM) to the symphonic rock of Quasar (9:15) and the hard-edged progressive sounds of Trez Maschine (10:30).

  • 2014

    Jul 1

    Oakland, CA, US | 9:30pm

    1st of July: The First Annual "Alternative Patriotism Show"! What are you patriotic to? The red, white & blue? The green of the earth? The rainbow flag? Wear your colors and let your freak flag fly!

  • 2014

    Jun 6

    Martinez, CA, US | 8:00pm

    9 PM Luminous Newts 8 PM Jessica Leia Thompson Enjoy some great music, great food & drink, and maybe win a free Luminous Newts t-shirt!

  • 2014

    Mar 9

    Berkeley, CA, US | 2:00pm

    Enjoy an afternoon of great music, starting at 3 PM, to support the Global Fund for Women in working to end violence and oppression against women and girls worldwide! 3 PM - RABBIT QUINN Original songs reminiscent of unconventional piano rock storytellers such as Kate Bush, Nina Simone and Tori Amos. Mythological and literary influences blend in songs that are delicate, dark and romantic. http://www.rabbitquinn.com/ 4 PM - IMAGER Original songs and extended improvisations spanning progressive rock, ambient/trance, funk, jazz and other global influences, featuring the soaring vocals of Jojo Razor. http://www.imagermusic.com/ 5 PM- LUMINOUS NEWTS The genre-slippery Newts range from witty, political blues to a progressive rock anthem, and from searchingly introverted ballads to harder rock reminiscent of Dire Straits and Toy Matinee. http://www.facebook.com/luminousnewts 6 PM - AMALGAMATION Rock in the vein of PJ Harvey, Jeff Buckley, Kings of Leon, U2, Muse and Led Zeppelin. Lead vocalist Robin Lovejoy "captivates with a powerful voice that instantly draws you into Amalgamation’s web." http://www.reverbnation.com/AmalgamationMusic http://www.globalfundforwomen.org

  • 2014

    Jan 24

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm

    3 blocks from Powell St. BART 9:00 Luminous Newts 10:00 Whirl 11:00 Glowing Cat Eyes 12:00 Big Leaf



Sounds Like: Kevin Gilbert, Todd Rundgren, Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, Joni Mitchell, The Beatles

Manager: Eric Kampman & Thea Kelley

Bio: Luminous Newts is an eclectic prog-pop-rock group based in Berkeley, California.

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Luminous Newts are now in the "top 40". Hmm. Not quite how we think of our proggy, quirky sound. But hey, thanks!

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"Not like what you usually hear."
Sep 21, 2013

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