Halo Circus and Ruby Rose Fox w/ KALEENA and Reckless Order
Halo Circus is a critically-acclaimed trailblazing bilingual alternative rock band, featuring its star singer Allison Iraheta. Crafting “anthems for introverts,” Iraheta digs deep into dark places and transforms this anguish into lush, unforgettable melodies. Halo Circus’ debut earned instant acclaim, with LA Magazine declaring, “Allison Iraheta has moved beyond reality TV, forming a group that Duran Duran bassist John Taylor called ‘the best live band in the U.S.A.’ Think: dark, anthemic rock with a knack for soaring hooks.” Ireheta was named Best Female Musician of 2016 by the LA Music Critics.
Halo Circus quickly earned a reputation for their impressive live performances, which led to a series of high profile bookings, including: The Grammys “Women Who Rock Festival At Sea” with Heart, Emmylou Harris, and other iconic female singers; a four week Friday night residency at the prestigious Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles; and “Say It Loud! A Night of Cultural Disruption” at the legendary Troubadour. The band fully crowdsourced their entire 30-city “Follow the Rabbit US Summer Tour”, their song “Band-Aid” was named “Song of the Year” by Popdust and their debut album “Bunny” was named a “Top Album of 2016” by AXS, Popdust and many more music publications.
Ruby Rose Fox, a vocal powerhouse of soul-driven, edgy rock ‘n’ roll, whose voice threatens to knock down the alls of any room in which she performs (alone or with her 8-piece band). Ruby Rose Fox was both the Improper ostonian magazine’s pick for Best Musician of 2015 in the “Boston’s Best” issue, and featured on the cover of its 015 “ Music” issue. Ruby also took home the “ Best Pop Artist,” “ Best Female Vocalist,” and “Best Songwriter” at the 2015/16 Boston Music Awards, and was named “ Female Performer of the Year,” by the 2016 New England Music Awards.
The Boston Herald describes Ruby Rose Fox’s music as “ arty, edgy rock ‘n’ roll that lets her be Lou Reed and Nico at the same time… [and seems] to come from another scene, another world.” Her debut album, “Domestic” was be released in 2016 charted to #8 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Ruby received a 2017 Boston Foundation grant to make her sophomore album and will be spending much of the year touring the US.
Kaleena Calcutta is an emerging Canadian born singer/songwriter/performer/recording artist. Her voice will capture you and her music will inspire you. She has been performing across North America since 2010 and has been creating a name for herself in the pop music industry.
The Basement // doors- 7:30pm show- 8pm // $10 adv, $12 // all ages