Music Night at Bogies | Venice (Tickets GA $30/ VIP $40)
January 12, 2020
SUNDAY | January 12, 2020 | 6:00pm | Music Night at Bogies | Venice (Tickets GA $30/ VIP $40) **two drink minimum required with ticket purchase**
BUY TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/venice-6pm-tickets-86727631681
Kipp Lennon and Mark Lennon on Lead Vocals
Michael Lennon on Lead Guitars/Vocals
Pat Lennon on Guitars/Vocals
Mark Harris on bass
Dann Gillen on drums
Americana-Pop quartet, VENICE is a band of brothers from Venice, CA consisting of brothers, Mark and Michael Lennon and their cousins, Kipp and Pat Lennon (also brothers) who have been performing together since the 1980s and singing all of their lives. They have recorded and toured around the world performing for a loyal, devoted fan base with a deep catalog of rich songs from over 20 albums.
VENICE’s trademarks are their tight harmonies, personal lyrics and high energy, communal shows which garner them ovations and encores at virtually every performance they’ve given, from intimate theaters to sprawling festivals, from the US to Europe. Their hardworking career over time has earned them major record releases on Sony Music, Universal Music, Atlantic Records and Vanguard Records.
Over the years, they have made their mark with their distinctive vocal sound and harmonies. VENICE, as a group and as individuals, have performed and/or recorded with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, David Crosby, Stevie Nicks, Bon Jovi, Jackson Browne, Brian Wilson, Cher, Don Henley, Elton John, Michael McDonald, Phil Collins, Ozzy Osborne, Billy Idol, America, Heart, and more. The Lennons spent most of 2010-2013 as backing vocalists performing in the 219 show, record-breaking worldwide arena and stadium tour of “Roger Waters’ The Wall” (Pink Floyd). VENICE joined such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley, Ben Harper, and Lyle Lovett in contributing a track to the 2014 compilation album, Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne.
For over fifteen years, Venice has enjoyed a great level of success in Europe, where their harmonies and musicality are considered a modern extension of what many Europeans call “West Coast Music.” Their music is a reflection of many of their influences while growing up in the small, eclectic and culturally diverse beach town for which they are named. VENICE’s sound is familiar and fresh, combining their classic rock and folk influences in harmonies influenced by The Beach Boys, The Eagles, and CSN.
In the summer of 2018, VENICE began working on songs for their upcoming album, Jacaranda Street, produced by Michael Lennon (set for release April 2019). The new album consists of songs about their family histories, themes of romance, renewal, love and loss, and songs exploring the experiences of moving forward and looking back in the new century. Many of their musical influences are also evident on Jacaranda Street, from their shared love of artists spanning many eras; from Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon to artists like Rufus Wainwright and John Mayer.
The VENICE hybrid of folk/rock/soul is relevant, alive, and still growing, with many fans worldwide considering them the torchbearers of the Southern California sound. With Jacaranda Street, they have raised the bar again with a beautifully conceived and executed artistic step along that California road. Roll down the window and feel the breeze. www.venicetheband.com
“Venice is the best vocal group in America right now. I love all kinds of harmony. But I particularly love theirs, because it’s so natural. It’s not like anybody else’s. This is my favorite band in the world.”
-- David Crosby
"I've been listening to Venice for years! Their vocals and harmonies are so beautiful. Something that I really learned from as a singer!”
-- Colbie Caillat
"Venice, one of my favorite bands, is quintessentially Californian, with soaring harmonies. They sing and play their asses off. I’ve seen them knock out many unsuspecting crowds, taking the audiences, who had not come to see them, completely by surprise. It's such a pleasure to play with these guys, because they have that power."
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