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Taste of Chinese Pop from the Trillion Dollar Greater China Market
09-24-2012 | Music Events
CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival proudly presents a highlight of this year's music festival: "Taiwan Music," hosted by a-Peer Music & the Taiwan Ministry of Culture Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development (BAMID), and supported by AsianinNY and MusicDish*China. Kick off CMJ with us and experience these C-Pop bands live, Thursday, October 18 from 8:00pm-10: 30pm (door open at 7:30 pm) at the Union Square Ballroom, 27 Union Square West (between E 15th St and E 16th St) Union Square Park.
Get ready for a night of fresh sounds from the land of new music rarely explored in the USA... until now! As a wave of creative musicians from around the globe absorb Western hip-hop & alternative rock influences and then elevate the music with their own cultural spin, you are invited to be enthralled by an evening of the best Chinese Pop generating a buzz in the Taiwanese scene. Here is the line-up:
8:00PM - Chemical Monkeys, a Taiwanese pop rock band consisting of vocalist Zain Jun, guitarist Bryan Chang, bassist Sam Wu and drummer Mayc Tsou. All of the band members also have success in Taiwan's pop music scene as songwriters, producers, and/or recording engineers. https://www.facebook.com/chemical.monkey.band
8:45PM - 831, a Taiwanese alternative rock band formed by five high school classmates in the summer of 2003, best known as the future successor of the top Mandarin Rock band, Mayday. 831 is also sometimes referred to as "the Asian Simple Plan" due to their versatile styles of music ranging from punk rock, pop rock, electronic, metal to hip-hop. https://www.facebook.com/band831tw
9:30PM - Da Mouth, a two-time Golden Melody Award-winning Taiwanese hip-hop group consisting of Japanese female vocalist Aisa Senda, Korean-Taiwanese male vocalist Harry Chang, MC 40 and Japanese- Taiwanese aboriginal DJ Chung-Hua. They are considered "the Asian Black Eyed Peas" due to their diversity and widespread popularity in China. https://www.facebook.com/thedamouth
Email Jean at a-Peer for further information. It is a night you can't miss!
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