KB Jones & The Kontraband
New York, NY
Date and Time
Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 at 8:00pm
Showcase doors open at 7:00pm. Bella Saona and KB Jones perform at 10:00pm.
Less than a month ago, BellaSaona met and performed with KB JONES MUSIC at The National Underground, who were playing the first #Undergroove party with Massively Epic's Ravin Dave and Dj Journey.
Less than a month later, this three way dynamic progressed to a second performance this week at the CBGB OMFUG Festival, Wednesday night, 10pm at Bar 13.
This performance is a unique, one-of-a-kind collaboration between eight artists, coming together across genres, to produce a 30 minute live set that combines electronic, hip hop, rock and DJing synergistic set that, not often found in the NYC independent music scene today.
No pre-sale. $10 at the door / or festival badge. Please mention #MassivelyEpic when at the ticket counter or badge check.
For festival badges please visit: http://www.cbgb.com/badges.php
From working with Grammy award winning producer Sandy Vee (Katy Perry, Rihanna, Britney Spears), to winning LOGO TV’s NEW NOW NEXT Brink Of Fame MUSIC Artist award. From being featured in NEW YORK MAGAZINE’s winter LOOK BOOK, to landing on ELIE TAHARI’s NY FASHION WEEK front page. Signing to ULTRA RECORDS in 2011 as a solo artist in 2011, Bella Saona has worked with top producers - DUTCH WUNDERKIND HARDWELL, UK DUBSTEP SUPERSTARS BARE NOIZE, and MOOMBAHTON MAVEN SAZON BOOYAH’S Mr. VEGA - putting out dope-ass club beats.
Bella Saona “Off With Their Heads”
Bella Saona “Off With Their Heads” BARE NOIZE Remix
KB Jones & The Kontraband:
Their musical style is versatile, blanketing the realms of funk, hip hop, pop, and classic rock; The Kontraband strives to create an atmosphere of party-filled fun sprinkled with consciousness. Taking an unbiased, non-genre specific, fusion of musical forms, their releases reflect on the ever evolving pop music scene. Their newest recent album Hot Soup released this past summer, and they are already working on their next album out in Summer 2014.
Daniel "KB Jones" Munoz : PRODUCTION / VOCALS
Mike Deconzo : PERCUSSION
Steve Gornic : GUITAR / MAKER OF LOVE
Andrew "Smooth Action" Dematteo : BASS
Known on the high profile event circuit, Journey has DJ’ed for ESPN’s ESPY Awards, The International Emmys, and MTV. He has spun at exclusive gigs for the Gerber Group’s Stone Rose and Lex Bar, The Standard Hotel’s celebrity filled Boom Boom Room and high caliber Hamptons-based events. Journey has made a significant impact on the Hollywood nightlife scene: he was the first and only resident dj at downtown LA’s Crash Mansion, he was instrumental in creating the eclectic music vibe at the exclusive Rooftop Bar at the downtown LA Standard Hotel, and he was the brainchild of the 80’s room at Hollywood’s world famous Vanguard..
Professional Emcee, 18 years DJing corporate, private and nightlife events experience. A true crowd motivator on the mic and can get any crowd moving. Ravin Dave relaunched Sound Groove Entertainment (SGe) this past spring after spending seven prior years building national brand consumer and trade marketing campaigns for Heineken USA, Diageo, Church & Dwight and Altria brands.
Ravin Dave spends half his time composing and producing original musical compositions and the other half developing a company (SGe) model which is focused on a strategic and collaborative development and distribution of content.
In April 2013, Ravin Dave, DJ Journey and Kelly Bruce formed #MassiveyEpic as a producer collective of Artists, Musicians and DJs that will grow and develop as a collective group of independent artists, testing the models and methods developed through SGe and partners.