Holiday Update! Hey everyone, Thanks for all your fabulous support of our music this year. It's been amazing and the Holiday Parties are already in full swing. But nightclubs are where we can get really wild and crazy so you don't want to miss our remaining public appearances. This Saturday, we'll rock you down in Belmont at one of our favorite nightclubs, the Saint James Gate. Come down and sample their tasty home-made food, the indoor and outdoor bars, plus billiards, darts, pinball, and lost of folks to dance with. So get outta the house and dance with us in Belmont this Saturday. We shall C.U. there.... It's also time to start planning for New Year's Eve. The Megatones are headlining the newly renovated Club Fox, that's the former Little Fox Theatre in Redwood City! Purchase your tickets at http://tickets.foxrwc.com . Special Guests: The Cover Grrlz A wild party with fun and surprises for all is guaranteed, so mark your calendar now, order your tickets soon, and come usher in 2011 in high style with The Megatones!
Fall Update - Harry jammed with Fenny and former megs guitarist Joe Bac on the coast this past week, it was a beautiful setting for a gig... We are playing on one of the main stages for this years Rock N' Roll Hall Half Marathon on October 3rd - come check it out. And the biggest news - make your plans for New Years early this year because your beloved Megatones are headlining the grand opening of the newly renovated Club Fox (formerly the Little Fox) in Redwood City on New Years Eve!! More details to follow... save the date.
August Update - We've had the best summer, and thank you so much for your continued patronage! The Art&Wine festival was awesome as were the costal shows - Catch the final gigs of the summer in the next couple of weeks in Los Gatos at Number One Broadway as well as Saint James Gate in Belmont, where we will be backed with a bunch of great musicians on the patio as well. Additional news flash - the Little Fox is reopening and your boys have been asked to inaugurate the new ownership with a show - details to follow!
June Update - Just posted the slew of shows we're booked into this summer - starting with a gig this weekend at JJ's - returning to do another U.S. Tour De Blues! The big Art Party was... well...off-the-hook, crazy as it could be. We've posted some pics of the show - it will should give you the general idea. We thought we were at Burning Man or something. See you this summer!
May Update - Jim Gordon Productions (keyboard player for The Groove Kings) is producing the music at Anne and Mark’s 2010 Art Party, May 8th.. On a 35,000 sq foot ware house complex there will be primo art from very talented local artists plus 5 stages of music of all types of genres. It is Mad Max meets Mardi Gras meet Carnivale in Rio meets the Emperors Banquet. Something for everyone!
One of the stages is the “Rock Club” Venue featuring fellow KFOX “Last Band Standing” winners The Megatones and The Groove Kings. Also appearing is Los Hot Boxers. "The Lounge” will feature some top notch classical and jazz musicians such as Chris Jackson – Jazz pianist, producer, radio celeb and musician extrodinaire, “Stolen Moments”, The Dirty Martinis and a very special performance with Steve Siacotos of The Groove Kings and Harry of The Megatones as a duo.
The Dumpster Dome will feature local cirque troupe. The Earth Circus with stilters, balancing acts, jugglers and other acts and a very unique 12 person Rock Acapella group from Stanford University “The Harmonics” plus “One Night Stand” with members of NiteCry. Local Pyro Performance Artist “Bone Fire Bob" will be lighting it up again this year.
This is a non profit benefit for the Arts Council of Silicon Valley. Art Party organizers Anne Sconberg and Mark Henderson are true patrons of the arts and artists them selves.
April Update - The Megatones show at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Co was supposed to be a nice, mellow, early evening gig - but nooooo - you just had to party. For those of you who missed out, your in luck - we secretly glued the trusty megatone nano-cam to the forehead of one of our own to give you some unique (and yes, a bit shaky) meg-o-vision!! Check ...it out, be the rocker. For those who were there - can you find your crazy self?
Febuary Update - Thanks for the awesome turnout at the Gate and Cardinal - what a party. Dick wanted to request those of you who were making pictures or videos at the shows to send them to us - pictures of yourselves dancing it up, the crowd, the bar, the band - send them and we will post and credit you on our website and facebook! The calendar has been updated, we've got several fun gigs coming up, including an all-blues show at JJ's, Number One, and our perennial favorite CRAB FEED....mmmmm
Happy New Decade!! - The Megatones would like to thank all of you for a great '09 and look forward to seeing you this year! The band members are on holidays all over the place - can you 'guess the tone'? After Mike Sult's big birthday party on the 16th, we return to rock full time at the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company on January 23rd.