The Rabbbits Band comes to Towne Crier for a night of Delusionville! Conceived by Ron English as an Animal Farm meets Alice in Wonderland rock opera, the Rabbbits Band will play 10 songs introducing the quirky inhabitants of Delusionville. Special guests include pop punk band Ate Bit, teenage sisters Rhiannon and Rowan Parsaca, and youtube guitar hero Messiahsez. From 6:00 to 7:00 there will be a free Ron English art event.
The Rabbbits Band is:
World renowned artist Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images across all categories of culture.
Musician Joe Johnson has worked with artists as varied as Keith Richards and Daniel Johnston and runs the soundboards in Beacon’s finest music establishments.
Singer Russ Cusick is a Juilliard-trainer opera singer who runs one of Beacon’s most established Main street art galleries.
Accompanied by the Package
Will Bryant, Lee Falco & Brandon Morrison are a multi-genre, multigenerational trio of songwriters, singers and instrumentalists. As The Package they are an established premier rhythm section throughout the Hudson Valley. As the house band for Amy Helm’s ‘Oh to be Home Again’ at Levon Helm Studios, they performed behind Donald Fagan, John Sebastian and Graham Nash. They toured as Kate Pierson’s (the B-52’s) backing band in support of her 2015 debut album ‘Guitars & Microphones’, and embarked on a 6 week tour as Connor Kennedy & Minstrel, performing sets at The Fillmore and Austin City Limits.
Rhiannon Grace Parsaca is a Senior at Beacon High School, where she has been seen on stage as Peter in the Beacon Player’s 2016 production of PETER PAN, and most recently as Rizzo in GREASE. She loves to make her friends laugh by making up silly songs on the ukelele. She is on the Principal’s Honor Roll and plans to attend college in the US after a gap year abroad.
Rowan Faith Parsaca is a 6th Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Student, and will be representing the Beacon City School District in the 2017 Elementary All-County Music Festival at the end of February 2017. She also competes State-wide as a USAG Gold-Level gymnast, loves to draw, play piano and is a good friend and teammate.
Beacon’s own Ate Bit is considered one of the seminal bands in the much lauded Hudson Valley Power Punk scene.
With millions of youtube hits, Messiahsez has become a blues guitar legend. After a mega dose of psychedelic mushrooms changed his personality forever, Messiahsez became famous for his self-proclaimed “shitty guitar instructional videos” that hilariously blend philosophy with music education.