New Island Entertainment Presents A F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza At Santos Party House
Brooklyn-based booking company New Island Entertainment is throwing a special F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza for The Hsu-nami frontman and erhu shredder Jack Hsu at Santos Party House on July 18th. The Hsu-nami is a NY-based Asian-infused progressive rock band that blends the hauntingly versatile er-hu, a two-stringed Chinese violin, with American rock engineering.
Joining the celebrations is rock duo Fuck Your Birthday hailing from West Virginia, New York based art ambient doom rock band Negativehate, with Brooklyn-based post-punk experimental band StereoBird opening the festivities.
F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza
Santos Party House
96 Lafayette St, New York, NY
Doors at 6PM, 16+
$13 adv / $15 dos
- Fuck Your Birthday
- The Hsu-nami (9pm)
Blending the hauntingly versatile traditional Chinese violin (ErHu) with modern American rock engineering – meet The Hsu-Nami!
An international renowned Erhu fronted instrumental prog-rock band from the New York city. The Hsu-Nami. Integrates an amplified electric "erhu", a tweaked two-string spike fiddle used in Chinese classical and folk music, into a rock lineup. The band typically compose lengthy erhu melodic-based instrumental pieces that feature dynamic contrast, heavy guitar riffs, melodic bass guitar lines and trading solo. Part of the new-fusion rock movement, the Hsu-Nami redefines the 1960s and 1970s progressive fusion rock.
Hsu-Nami's music was featured in the 2008 Summer Olympic in Beijing. The track "Rising of the sun" was the theme music representing the Chinese Basketball team entrance theme.
The Hsu-Nami (New York city) has been building their brand since its inception in 2005 with an explosive live show and their exceptional musicianship. Behind two independent releases, "Entering the Mandala" (2007), and "The Four Noble Truths" (2009).