Chief Enablers, The Cherubs

Chief Enablers

The Cherubs

We Spies, Chris Gemmel

Sat, June 2, 2012

9:00 pm

$8.00

Off Sale

This event is 21 and over

Chief Enablers
Chief Enablers
Chief Enablers are a five piece San Francisco Bay Area rock band with more than a decade of history playing under that name. The band's interpersonal roots go back much farther than that, to gigs with 80s Modern Rock and Thrash Funk bands on the San Francisco scene. With three singer songwriters in the group and a long timeline, the band has a very eclectic sound, which can wander from raunchy to funky to poppy or quirky and beyond. Continually refining its sound, the group is getting bluesier, jazzier and jammier as it ages, while still showing it's roots. The group has gigged throughout California, from Hollywood to Lake Tahoe to Gold Country and all around the SF Bay Area. The band appeared in the 2011 indie film 'The Selling' and also appeared in a Canadian instant messaging company's soundtrack in 2007. The band's novelty song 'Are You Online?' about the then-new Friendster social network was an internet-only hit back in 2003, reposted across the web. The band was active on myspace before myspace added band profiles to their site and Chief Enablers still somehow manage to have more than 10,000 myspace friends.
The Cherubs
The Cherubs
The Cherubs perform a special reunion show with the original line-up plus special surprise guest on drums. Kaeti Bradley (Moon Theory) on vocals, Martha Burns (Amber Asylum) on cello, Jon Axtell (Psychefunkapus) on guitar and Chris Gemmel (Invect) on bass all converge from their various far-flung locations for this one-off show.
We Spies
We Spies
We Spies is an all-analog project by the New York City based, Brazilian couple Thaïs Lima and Thiago Zanato. Their music is highly energetic, although still sweet and with dark undertones.
Chris Gemmel
Chris Gemmel
Chris Gemmel returns to SF after a five-year hiatus (exile) in the UK. Although primarily a bassist, this will be an acoustic set with the inevitable left-handed, upside-down backwards guitar (Hendrix style). He will perform a mix of relatively new material (adapted from his London-based hard rock trio Invect) with some more distant tunes from his time with the Cherubs in the last millenium. He is looking forward to sharing a stage with his previous band, Chief Enablers, and may ask permission to do a cover of one of their well-loved songs!
Venue Information:
Hotel Utah
500 4th Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107
http://www.hotelutah.com/