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SONOS to Perform in Rosslyn November 15, 2011

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  • Amanda C. Aldag
    On November 15th, SONOS - recent stars of NBC s The Sing-Off - will make a stop in the Washington, DC area for a concert at Arlington Temple Community
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 2, 2011
      On November 15th, SONOS - recent stars of NBC's "The Sing-Off" - will make a stop in the Washington, DC area for a concert at Arlington Temple Community Center. Local professional vocal group, Snowday, will open the show at 7:30 pm. Tickets are only $10 and will be available at the door.

      SONOS masterfully combines vocal artistry with electronic effects, amazing audiences from coast to coast with their thoughtful reinterpretations of classic and indie pop and stunning original music.  Fans are amazed by the ways in which this band continuously expands the boundaries of what all-vocal bands can do live. Snowday will open the show their signature engaging set of powerful pop rock.

      This show promises to be a jaw dropping, unforgettable experience for local music fans.

      More about SONOS:
      Emerging in the fall of '09 from the Los Angeles vocal scene, Sonos turned the a cappella genre on its head with bold vocal+electronic interpretations of popular indie material. On their Verve debut "SonoSings" the group reinvented Radiohead, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes & Imogen Heap, and dazzled with a dark, trip-hop take on a Jackson 5 classic.

      Special appearances over the past two years include live radio sessions on NPR's Weekend Edition, KCRW, BBC Americana, Studio 360 and Sirius/XM; performances at SXSW '11, Sundance '10, Celtic Connections, ASCAP Awards and L.A. Ovation Awards; collaborations with Margaret Atwood and the Young @ Heart Chorus at UCLA Live; plus performances at colleges, clubs, radio stations and theaters all over the country and in the U.K.

      In further collaborations, Sonos performed with Sara Bareilles at the Orpheum in LA and sang on an Ozomatli remix as part of their "Ozomatli vs. KCRW Soundclash" EP. "Gods & Marionettes", their stunning collaboration with the L.A. Contemporary Dance Company and playwright David Bridel, premiered this past year in Los Angeles at the Ford Ampitheater and USC's Bovard Auditorium. The piece, which combines the live vocal accompaniment of Sonos with a small group of dancers and a single actor, is a powerful artistic exploration of the concept of fate vs. free will.

      The group won the 2010 CARA (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award) for Best Pop/Rock song of the year, numerous ACAs (A Cappella Community Awards) including Best Group, Album and Vocalist, and the 2011 CARA for Best Holiday Album for their 2010 release "December Songs", a stunning collection of classics and originals inspired by the winter holiday season.

      More about SNOWDAY:
      Founded in 2008 with the mission of bringing contemporary vocal music into mainstream education, Snowday covers all genres of music performing for audiences of all ages from Boston to Nashville. Outside of the dozens of annual performances in schools, Snowday has also performed for the National Christmas Tree Lighting, the Smithsonian, the National Aquarium and the Library of Congress.

      Arlington Temple Community Center is located at:
      1835 N. Nash Street
      Arlington, VA 22209

      1 block from Rosslyn Metro Station; Free Garage & Street Parking available.

      Tickets may be purchased at the door for $10, cash only.
      For more information, please visit:
      Contact: amanda@... 
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