Gibbz, Flood Mansion, Wes Haas

Gibbz

Flood Mansion

Wes Haas

Thu, October 18, 2018

8:00 pm

$10 in Advance // $12 at the Door

This event is 21 and over

Gibbz
Gibbz
GIBBZ is a renaissance man. After a childhood spent acting in C-­list horror movies and ballroom dancing, he received a "degree" from Berklee College of Music. There he focused on music production, aiding in his future full time position as an audio engineer.

After 5 years on the road and in studios with international touring acts, he realized being an engineer is a thankless, miserable existence. Luckily, his path had led him to working for a crew that went onto form the Lowtemp record label, including Gramatik and Exmag.

They convinced him that it's OK to drink copious amounts of alcohol and make everyone within a 30 ft radius uncomfortable. Out of this drunken, obnoxious, offensive mess of a man, GIBBZ was born. GIBBZ can now be found singing and dancing to his own brand of electro pop, recently touring with the likes of Cherub, Ghost Beach and The Floozies.
Flood Mansion
Flood Mansion
Flood Mansion combines elements of Funk, Blues, Jazz and Rock n Roll. From San Francisco, by way of Seattle and New Orleans.
Wes Haas
Wes Haas
Wes Haas is a songwriter brewed in the intersecting music scene of Los Angeles and currently based on the roof of a house in San Francisco. Somewhere between the shadow of Hollywood and the Cold-War nuclear missile silos paved over in the 1970’s, Haas started his trajectory as a drummer with prog-rock/metal band Work in Progress (later, Charter 77) and later switched to guitar and bass for the punk-rock band Von Noble in the late 2000’s. In 2012 he co-founded rock group The Inland Emperors as a lead guitarist/vocalist, and most recently formed the alt-pop duo Dream Diaries in 2015 with longtime friend and co-conspirator Armand Paul.

His debut solo album The Fourth (2015) mixes styles of indie pop, garage rock, and folk while drawing heavily from feelings of loss, separation anxiety, and resilience. The second solo release, an EP titled 8618 (2018), is a collection of post-punk revival ballads, some originally performed with The Inland Emperors. 8618 evokes the blues-rock sound of Topanga Canyon in the 1960’s, bringing the listener into the physical recording space of a small garage in Los Angeles where the EP was written and produced by Haas, also where Haas and Paul produced the album Orange Grove Mystery (2016, streaming) as Dream Diaries. The Fourth, 8618, and Orange Grove Mystery all serve as a testament to the ability of the artist to create with whatever means available, and focus on the heart of songwriting as an exploration of joy and pain both personal and collective.
Venue Information:
Hotel Utah
500 4th Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107
http://www.hotelutah.com/