Monday, March 26, 2012

Open Mike TONIGHT at the Delancey NYC

Tonight, Monday 26th of March 2012, is your chance to test new material in the unique setting of the Small Beast! We have three full acts for you, then the stage is open till 1am for everybody who wants to share a song or two! Come on down to the Delancey, 168 Delancey Street, NYC! Two for one drink specials.

Marcel Van Dam

Marcel van Dam is a musician, singer and songwriter from the Netherlands and France. He has won many awards for his music including recently First Place for Impul’sons (2010) organized by the French newspaper L’Est Republicain. Marcel has produced three music albums and is in the process of recording his fourth. He has also composed, produced and recorded children’s musicals. Marcel’s music has country, folk and bluesy flavors. His influences include Norah Jones, James Taylor, Harry Sacksioni and Francis Cabrel.

Tobi Joi

Tobi Joi is one of Switzerland’s premier rockers. Known for his bass, guitar, and trumpet playing skills in bands such as Lobster, The Flying Shrimps, Steven’s Nude Club & the Nude Horns, Sylvia Juncosa Band, Switzerland’s only Mod band The Reaction and many more. Audiences experience stoner-rock anthems and heavy psychedelic bass and drum symphonies that meander to a fully amplified crawl. Tobi has also parlayed his improvisational loops into sound installations for art openings and festivals throughout Switzerland, Italy, France, Germany, Great Britain and the USA. His homemade Alp-hose (mirrored after the sound of a Swiss Alphorn) showcases his ability with and love of horns. "Lombardo Loops", Tobi Joi’s debut solo album is available at: 


Busby Marou

Jumping in at the last moment for Michael Lawson, who had to call in sick, is one of Australias most promising new talent in Music: Busby Marou (pronounced Buz-bee Ma-roo) are an pop/rock duo originally from Rockhampton in Queensland. They are characterised by their melodic guitar riffs and meaningful lyrics. The band primarily consists of Thomas Busby and Jeremy Marou, but will play with a full band tonight. Busby Marou have recorded with and played in support of Pete Murray and recorded at his studio.
Open Mike with host Roman Game

Growing up in Switzerland during the golden Punk years, singer/songwriter Roman Game embraced the lessons learnt from bands like the Jam, the Clash, the Stranglers and more poppy writers like Lloyd Cole, Blur, or Crowded House and created his own brand of songs, combining catchy hooks with clever lyrics. A collection of his work from the last three years can be heard at