Sounds Like: Tool, Pink Floyd, Dead Can Dance, Peter Gabriel, Tabla Beat Science
Label: sTRANGLEY cOMPELLING mUSIC
Manager: Bryan Jones / Joanne Juskus
Bio: Blending ancient and modern instrumentation and spirit, the Baltimore-based group Telesma bridges the gap between primal and futuristic. Setting themselves apart with their intoxicating sound and extraordinary live performances, they take the audience on a soul inspiring journey that transcends t... See Full BioMore Info
TELESMA presents Decade Dance. The 8x10 Club Saturday Dec 27th 8pm Doors/9pm Showtime ALL AGES Come celebrate Telesma's 10 year anniversary and the Winter Solstice. We've got some of our favorite local artists and musicians lined up who have been a part of our journey over the past decade. And we have a couple surprises in store to commemorate this special occasion. We hope that you'll join us for a magical evening of music, art and celebration! Music: Telesma Fractal Cat Voodoo Pharmacology Art: Renee Weber Harrison Lance Crawford and more TBA Body Painting: Patricia Tamariz/Divine Gypsy Designs Emcee/Solstice Blessing: Angela RochkStaar Video Mapping: John Suntiger/ Suntiger Visuals Poster Art: Jeremy Opio Venue: The 8x10 10 E. Cross St. Baltimore, MD Tickets: $12 at door Online tickets: http://www.missiontix.com/events/product/28362/winter-solstice-show--telesmas-10th-anniversary--w-fractal-cat--and-voodoo-pharmacology
TELESMA at Dante's (Frostburg) w/ guest artist Ryan Wigfield - Nov 8th Art opening 6-8pm Music starts at 10pm 21+ $5 cover
The 6th annual Pink Moon Festival features some of the best in electronic, funk, world, blues, rock, reggae, jam, and roots music. Pink Moon Festival occurs on Thursday September 11 until Monday September 15 in Rock Camp WV. Performers include The Heavy Pets, Tauk, People's Blues of Richmond, Sol Roots, Telesma, The Shack Band, Moogatu, Mateo Monk, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Greenhouse Lounge, Jahman Brahman, LITZ, The Kings Of Belmont, the KIND, DELTAnine, Arpetrio, Former Champions, Dj RahBee, Freedom Enterprise, Dub Architect, Galaxy Dynamite!, The Southern Belles RVA, M.H. & His Orchestra, Urth, Bats Dynamic String Band, Stomp Status, Nicky C and the RSB, Ripejive, The Mad Anthonys, The Pocket Band, Aarodynamics, The Trongone Band, Deaf Scene, Definition of One, Shogi, KR-3, Bassdread, Broccoli Samurai, Electric Soul Pandemic & many many more! The Pink Moon Festival is a grassroots music and arts festival that revels in music, life, love and festival culture. In the past five years, Pink Moon has fostered a true sense of family and community between it’s attendees, artists, and staff. This mid-Atlantic festival is nestled in the gorgeous mountains of southern west Virginia. Come out and enjoy four days of non-stop music and art! Set up camp in beautiful wooded campgrounds, or pitch tent in grassy country open fields. Explore the Shangri-La Village and stage, located under the giant Oaks at the base of Graveyard Hill. There one can find a mystical village of life, love and community. Visit the improved Black Light Mini Golf Course, visit vendors and artists from across the country, and dance the days away with some of the best national and regional musical acts! Get tickets now for just $60 at www.pinkmoonfestival.com/pm_tickets.php to save some money at the gate and support this grassroots festival. Tickets are $60 for four full days of almost non stop music, with over 60 bands on 3 stages, with no overlapping sets, over 30 visual artists, and an experience like no other. VIP packages are $120. Anyone purchasing a presale ticket gets free admission on Thursday September 11th (there will be a $10 fee for anyone buying a ticket at the gate). For additional festival and ticketing information, directions, pre-sale tickets, vendor and volunteer applications and more please visit the Pink Moon Festival website. Official Line-Up: THE HEAVY PETS: (The Heavy Pets are an American rock band that blends rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae with rock & roll. Called “a living, breathing, force of nature” by Relix Magazine, the Pets are known for their soulful songcraft and powerhouse live performances TAUK (The heavy NYC dirty funk 4-piece TAUK is hitting 2014 with their unique blend of experimental melodic prog rock and sexy grooves.) PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG (Baltimore's Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is here to bring the party with their danceable electro-funk grooves and infectious ability to bring positive energy to any environment) SOL ROOTS (Sol Roots and his band perform a unique blend of energetic rock, raw blues, or greasy funk- all delivered with deep soul. Sol is a fierce guitarist and vocalist who has toured the world with many music legends. Sol Roots has shared the stage with acts such as Dumpstaphunk, Soulive, Jon Cleary, Booker T Jones, Eric Lindell, Walter Wolfman Washington, and many more. This is an official Home Grown Music Network band.) PEOPLES BLUES OF RICHMOND (Richmond VA-based trio taking audiences back to “heavy and raw” rock ‘n’ roll/ Blues music mixed with touches of folk tunes and psychedelic sounds) GREENHOUSE LOUNGE (Greenhouse Lounge is an electronic musical trio that combines the computer based production of a DJ, accompanied by rock guitar leads, heavy synthesized bass and live drums. They are adept at merging these rumbling dub basslines with pumping electronica beats, breakbeat dynamics and staggering sample manipulation.) FORMER CHAMPIONS (electro rock band showcasing vocal led compositions intermixed with an array of instrumentally driven electronic pieces. A sonic blend of synthesized keys mixed with sub-bass, distorted guitar, harmonized vocals, samples, and drums and percussion combine to create what the band describes as “street music.”) JAHMAN BRAHMAN (Jahman Brahman is a five-member collaboration originating from Columbus, OH, currently residing in the mountains of Asheville, NC. The name Jahman Brahman emerged from the band’s goal to achieve ultimate musical cohesion: each instrument a facet of a single greater goal to deliver music from the heart of one. The band strives to leave the listener with thoughts of love, life, and the wonders experienced while being part of an extraordinary musical family. GALAXY DYNAMITE ("Blending trance, rock and psychedelic sounds, this three-piece instrumental band aims to create dance music with a laid-back beach feel to it" - Virginian Pilot) TELESMA (Telesma is a Baltimore MD based musical group playing in the psychedelic rock, world music, progressive rock, and trance music genres. They use costumes, body-paint, elaborate light-shows and projections for visual effect. Telesma performances often combine music with live art and belly dancing. Their music includes diverse world music, electronic instruments and influences.) DJ RAHBEE (Attending the most influential electronic music events, RahBee began to create his own style. Playing House and Breaks, then moving on to Hip-Hop, Downtempo, and in the past few years playing a lot of bass heavy Glitch, Glitch-Hop, Funky House, Future Garage) CHIEF GREENBUD (Chief Greenbud seamlessly combines the humor and irreverence of his outlaw country music heroes with a contemporary pro-marijuana focus that appeals to listeners across genres and generations. Chief Greenbud has created something extremely unique and entertaining while amassings over 800,000 fans on social media who have rapidly supported his touring schedule and independent album releases.) THE KIND (one of the top Grateful Dead cover bands from the heart of Virginia. The Kind combines strong lead vocals and harmonies together with intertwining melodies and soulful rhythmic grooves to produce a fun, flowing and danceable experience.) MOOGATU (Relix Magazine calls Moogatu “A powerhouse jam band.” The four-piece is on the rise on the Mid-Atlantic circuit, having shared bills with powerhouse acts such as moe., Lettuce, Keller Williams, Tea Leaf Green, Papadosio, Dopapod and Kung Fu. Moogatu performs an unique blend of funky, shreddy progressive rock. Soaring dual lead guitars and a pulsing rhythm section bring the quintet's inviting songcraft and creative improvisations to an audience that grows at every club and festival.) MATEO MONK (Mateo Monk is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, adept at many styles of world roots music. His live shows are an exciting musical journey around the globe, exploring the rhythms of jazz, bossanova, reggae, hindustani raga, bluegrass, psychedelica, soul, and funk. ) and many many more acts! Pink Moon Festival alumni include national and regional bands such as The Lee Boys, EOTO, Telepath, Boombox, Yo Mommas Big Fat Booty Band, Sol Roots, Donna Jean Godchaux, DJ Williams Projeckt, Josh Phillips Folk Festival and more.
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