https://www.facebook.com/events/941989732487400/ ~BANDS & BELLIES THIRTEEN~ --Created and produced by Alec Marken-- ...BnB Peace Concerts are a HYREV PRODUCTION... http://www.facebook.com/groups/128266753872309/ http://www.bandsandbellies.com/current-show We love to be LIKED: BANDS AND BELLIES!!!! https://www.facebook.com/bandsandbellies WE WILL BE DONATING A PORTION OF THE EVENING'S PROCEEDS TO D.R.E.A.M. ANIMAL RESCUE!. https://www.facebook.com/DREAManimalrescue http://www.dreamanimalrescue.org/ Representatives of D.R.E.A.M. ANIMAL RESCUE will speak to the audience at intermission, and host a table at which you can learn more about their work and make additional donations. 5:30pm doors open for YOGA CLASS and SHOPPING and DINING!!! Fantastic vegan treats, henna, massage, and gorgeous jewelry! 5:30 to 6:30: OPEN MIC, HOSTED BY TOM MONROE!!! 6:40 to 7:00, PRE-SHOW: GUEST PERFORMANCE BY BAND/BELLY DANCE ACT, ROMARA!!! 7pm ENTERTAINMENT FREE PARKING VENUE: Temple Of Light OC 11 Goddard Irvine, California 92618 https://www.facebook.com/TempleOfLightOC http://www.templeoflightoc.org/ (949) 333-1641 TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR: Admission (suggested donation): $12 General Admission $20 for show and 5:30pm Yoga class (16 yrs and up) with Karen of Beyond The Lotus! $10 Children from 6 to 12 CHILDREN 5 AND UNDER GET IN FREE Our featured charity for Bands & Bellies XIII is D.R.E.A.M. ANIMAL RESCUE! https://www.facebook.com/DREAManimalrescue http://www.dreamanimalrescue.org/ Bands & Bellies Peace Concerts always chooses a deserving group or charity that is out there making the world a better place. A portion of ticket sales goes to our featured group, along with any donations our guests wish to give them. ARTISTS: Pre-show: Thomas Monroe Romara Live music 7pm - 8:30: Alec & Friends, featuring his Swing band: GOT THAT SWING!, Sarah Aisha Akbar-Ali, and Thomas Monroe Marina V, joining us from Hollywood! Bellydance 8:45 -9:45pm: DANCERS/STYLES: Nilay (dancing Turkish Oriental) Aubre Hill (dancing Jazz Fusion) GLOBAL GROOVE (Freestyle Tribal Fusion Jam by Lemia Astarabadi and Alec Marken) Isadora Sharon (dancing Egyptian Fusion) Eve (dancing Gypsy Fusion) Koko Lane (dancing Egyptian Cabaret) Sirenesque (dancing Fusion) ~~~~~~~VENDORS:~~~~~~~ *ACCEPTING VENDORS NOW, CONTACT US!* Alec: 949/370-0523 mobile firstname.lastname@example.org WE ENCOURAGE ALL AUDIENCE MEMBERS TO BROWSE AND SHOP FROM OUR UNIQUE AND FABULOUS VENDORS, ALL THROUGHOUT THE EVENING! YOU DO NOT HAVE TO REMAIN IN YOUR SEAT! Delicious Vegan Food, Desserts, & Drinks Cooked/Provided By Alec Marken & Sarah Aisha ALL VEGAN MENU: Vegan Fried Rice (made with wheat "meat" and organic veggies), accompanied by greens and your choice of dressing ($7) Chocolate chip walnut cookies ($3) Choffy (pure brewed roasted cacao) with vegan creamers ($3) Juice pouches ($3) Water bottles ($2) Yoga by Karen of Beyond The Lotus: Yoga RYT, Restorative Certified, Reiki (RM) Certified email@example.com Henna by Denia Ramos: http://www.kphenna.com/ www.facebook.com/kphenna KPhenna on Instagram Beautiful vintage jewelry by All The Shiny Things: https://www.facebook.com/pages/All-The-Shiny-Things/106447432717610 Alka Jain "The Incense Lady": http://www.incenselady.com/ 100% natural, the very best incense sticks, incense cones, nagchampa, incense & cone burners, sage bundles, natural soaps, essential oils, prayer beads, Indian Gods statues, mantra cassettes, prayer flags, singing bowl, meditation shawl, henna and much more Essential Oil Necklaces by Christopher West: mydoterra.com/scentsofbeing Beautiful, unique jewelry by Autumn Sky Adornments: www.AutumnSkyAdornments.com https://www.facebook.com/autumnskyadornment Precision Spinal Care: http://ocspinalcare.com/ www.facebook.com/drhansenoc Instagram: @drhansenoc Twitter: @drhansenoc Contact: Office: 949-215-4349 25272 McIntyre Street Suite H Laguna Hills, CA 92635 Faiz Mashood, Ayurvedic Practicioner: firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Stewart Edrich, DC, of Holistic Health Solutions: www.holistichealthsolutions.com www.blog.holistichealthsolutions.com www.mentalreset.net Massage Therapy by the lovely Brook, L.C.M.T.: 949-573-1814 https://www.facebook.com/brook.greenbaum Sacred Geometry Shop: http://www.sacredgeometryshop.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sacred-Geometry-Shop/1441808086095386 Rhitrie Cyrstal & Art Boutique: https://www.facebook.com/RhiTreeCrystalArtBoutique Blown glass jewelry by Ian Duncan: Funny Boy Productions, LLC https://www.facebook.com/ian.duncan.5623 Video by Lisa Hoglan: www.lisahoglan.com TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR: Admission (suggested donation): $12 General Admission $20 for show and 5pm Yoga class with Karen of Beyond The Lotus! $10 Children from 6 to 12 (free yoga for kids) CHILDREN 5 AND UNDER GET IN FREE Doors open at 5:30pm, come eat/shop/make new friends! Open mic: 5:30 to 6:30 Pre-show with Romara: 6:40 to 7:00 Show starts at 7pm. There will be 2 intermissions of 15 minutes. House will be open for one hour after show, so you can continue shopping/eating/chilling with the performers! WE WILL BE DONATING A PORTION OF THE EVENING'S PROCEEDS TO D.R.E.A.M. ANIMAL RESCUE VENUE INFO AND DIRECTIONS: BANDS AND BELLIES XIII VENUE: Temple Of Light OC 11 Goddard Irvine, California 92618 949-333-1641 The Temple Of Light OC is pretty close to Verizon Amphitheatre, the Irvine Spectrum, and the northwest corner of Laguna Hills. Take Tesla from Irvine Center and turn right on Goddard, or take Tesla from Lake Forest and turn left on Goddard...once on Goddard, go all the way to the end, enter the parking lot, and find the Temple Of Light (11 Goddard) on the right. Our entrance to the BnB12 show will likely be around the left side of the building, where the main hall is located. You'll see a bamboo fence around the vendors, and an open door next to our admissions table :) CONTACT INFO FOR OUR PERFORMERS (for booking and/or lessons!): Alec Marken (BnB producer, musician, MC) www.facebook.com/alecmarken 949-370-0523 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Tom Monroe: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Sky-Catching-Fire/136557176393205 Romara: https://www.facebook.com/RomaraMusic http://www.reverbnation.com/romara GOT THAT SWING! https://www.facebook.com/pages/GOT-THAT-SWING/1438212619765560 949-370-0523 (Alec Marken) Members: Alec Marken, Marcus Hackley, Dani Clark, Brandon Hill Alec C. Marken: Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Arranger Marcus Hackley: Electric guitar, Vocals Dani Clark: Upright Bass Brandon Hill: Drums Deep Stirrings: www.facebook.com/deepstirrings Marina V: www.marinav.com https://www.facebook.com/marinavmusic DANCERS: Nilay: www.theturkishbellydancer.com https://www.facebook.com/nilay.engincorbell Aubre Hill: www.aubrehill.com www.faceboook.com/theaubrehill GLOBAL GROOVE: www.facebook.com/globalgrooveduo www.youtube.com/globalgrooveduo https://www.facebook.com/lemia.astarabadi www.facebook.com/alecmarken Isadora Sharon: https://www.facebook.com/AlisVolatPropriis1969 Eve: https://www.facebook.com/mesteriouseve Koko Lane: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1096988057 Sirenesque: https://www.facebook.com/Sirenesque sirenesquedance.com http://www.bandsandbellies.com/current-show *PEACE * LOVE * ART*Save
Sounds Like: PIXIES, Modest Mouse, Gogol Bordello, Radiohead, David Bowie (Official)
Bio: The Sky Catching Fire is Thomas Monroe on vocals, guitar, bass, piano, organ, mandolin, and drums.
I record all of my music in my house, on my laptop. When I started, I had no idea what I was doing or how to use protools. I still don't. =)
I'm trying to write whatever I feel on any given day, a...See Full Bio