Tuesday, June 9, 2015
THE LEVINS at ON YOUR RADAR with John Plat, WFUV
185 Orchard St , NYC, NY 10002
A great evening of music curated by John Platt of WFUV.
The Levins, Brian Dunne, Toby Tobias
Doors at 6:30 the show starts promptly at 7:00
Buy tickets in advance at http://www.ticketfly.com/event/854505
Listen to music by the artists on our ReverbNation page http://www.reverbnation.com/plattsonyourradar
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa and a graduate of the prestigious Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem Israel, Toby Tobias has immersed himself in all genres of American music of the last 50 years. His interest in African rhythms and world music, coupled with his keen ear for highly intuitive arrangements, has been the hallmark of his writing and performance styles, and he has garnered a strong following of listeners on Long Island, where he now lives, and beyond.
The contemporary folk duo, The Levins offer harmony-driven acoustic music that is warm and uplifting without skating over life's complexities. Their 2015 release, “Trust”, debuted in the top 10 of the Folk charts and according to Michael Eck, Chronogram, is “epically mellow and eminently fine, balancing the precious and the proud.” Transplants to New York from California, they were 2014 Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists, garnering honorable mention for Most Wanted Artists, NERFA NJ Featured showcase artists and 2015 South Florida Folk Festival Songwriting Finalists.
Raised in New York, singer-songwriter Brian Dunne cites influences such as Bob Dylan, The Band, and Bruce Springsteen. With his sharp lyrical prowess and country-influenced vocals, Brian has played in the U.S. folk scene far and wide. After graduating from the Berklee College of Music in 2011, Brian moved to Brooklyn where he currently resides. Following up 2012's The Brooklyn Bridge EP, which received praise from John Mayer and many others, Brian released his debut full length record, Songs From The Hive this year.