ROC FOR LYANNA Sunday, April 12th 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Benefit for two year old Lyanna Flynn who was recently diagnosed with Leukemia and is currently at Strong Memorial Hospital for treatments and chemotherapy. Live music, 50/50 Raffle, and additional surprises!
Sounds Like: The Black Crowes, Stone Temple Pilots, Led Zeppelin Official, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Clutch
Bio: Vinyl Orange Ottoman was originally formed on a bitter cold night in January of 2009. The band was later reborn in 2012 with a more focused, dynamic, and controlled sound. Less of their influences and more of their own identity. The idea was to call upon scene vets - vocalist Pete Griffith, bassi...See Full Bio
"Friday night I saw Vinyl Orange Ottoman and I saw the light -- I heard it, too. It all started with the band's stage plot. The Monty's Krown Stage is abbreviated and a little springy, like a boxing ring. The palookas in VOO solved this problem by taking up space next to the stage, as well as on it. Keymeister JJ Stashiw's entire rig took up the whole floor directly stage left, and directly where I had parked my ass to dig the impending show. Consequently, as the band whirled and pumped and ground through its mid-tempo, nouveau blues, I got a double-dish helping of the keys mere feet away. It was incredible, and an incredible eye-opener. The band raged with an unstoppable fortitude that leaned on classic strains without relying solely upon them. It was familiar yet new -- and beautiful. Praise the lord, I have heard the light."