Friday night at Austin Music Hall a special, live performance of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" will take place featuring some of Austin's best local musicians. The show which benefits Anthropos Arts merges inspiration from the classic film, The Wizard of Oz with Pink Floyd's epic album. The event will open with Christian Bland and the Revelators channeling a concert from the UFO Club (see video on left) circa 1966 when Floyd was led by original vocalist, Syd Barrett. Popular songs from across the Floyd discography will follow, culminating with a dramatic "Dark Side" in its entirety. The three hour plus show is a unique entertainment option this Halloween and promises stunning lasers, lights and images
The Electric Company is producing the event with KLBJ and Soundcheck Austin. The production company was behind a similar show in 2011 at the Seaholm Power Plant (watch video). Electric Company owner, Jason Hicks also manages Austin Music Hall. The venue enjoyed their most successful month ever earlier this year.
Austin musicians performing:
Darin Murphy (Vocals, Guitar) (Skyrocket & many more)
Bruce Hughes (Bass, Vocals) (Jason Mraz, Bob Schneider, The Scabs, & more)
Benjamin Hotchkiss (Vocals) (Skyrocket & many more)
Stewart Chochran (Keys) (David Garza, Abra Moore, Jimmy Lafave & more)
Dustin Bozarth (Keys, Synth) (Moving Matter, Grooving Ground)
Jake Langley (Guitar) (Rufus Wainwright, Cindy Cashdollar, Joey Defrancesco Trio)
Ulrich Ellison (Nakia, Abra Moore)
Topaz McGarrigle (Sax) (Mudphonic, Topaz)
Ed Jarusinsky (Drums) (Kevin McKinney, Magnificent 7, Nakia)
Teal Collins (Vocals) (Whiskey Sisters, Mother Trucker & more)
Taylor Mills (Vocals) (Brian Wilson)
A costume contest for Best Overall Costume, Best Group Costume and best Pink Floyd or Oz related categories will be awarded cash prizes and VIP upgrades.
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