Justin Lopes and Nick Swift of Chameleon Rift and Bearly Dead will be joining Brandon Tarricone’s Skunk Sessions for a 4th of July ripper @ The Press Room in Portsmouth, NH. This will be an evening of your favorite Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers tunes performed as you have never heard them before. Skunk Sessions brings new light to music you know through improvisational jam and stellar musicianship. For more details, click here.
Justin Lopes makes his debut as a band leader with Chameleon Rift! Leading a rotating cast of top notch musicians, Chameleon Rift performs covers, originals, and hosts themed events. This band comes in a variety of sizes, with anywhere from 3-10 musicians on stage at once. Find Chameleon Rift on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChameleonRift/
Justin Lopes performs with Bearly Dead every Wednesday @ Thunder Road in Somerville, MA. Be sure check out Bearly Dead’s tour at www.bearlydeadmusic.com. Next big Boston show is @ Middle East Downstairs on St. Patrick’s Day!
This year, three bands that Justin Lopes performs with have been nominated for Boston Music Awards. Justin is a full time member of Bearly Dead and Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas, and performs with Julie Rhodes when possible. Make sure to go vote! www.bostonmusicawards.com/vote:
Bearly Dead - Live Music Residency of the Year
Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas - Live Music Residency of the Year, Blues Artist of the Year
Julie Rhodes - Vocalist of the Year, Blues Artist of the Year, Americana Artist of the Year
Justin Lopes will be hitting the road with The Garcia Project again this August and will perform at six out of ten shows on "The Days Between" tour. You can catch Justin with The Garcia Project on the following dates:
8.1.18 | Brooklyn Bowl w/special guest Ryan Montbleau | Brooklyn, NY (Presented by Relix Magazine)
8.2.18 | A Bear's Picnic | Blain, PA
8.3.18 | Touch of Texas | Binghampton, NY
8.4.18 | The Chance Theater | Poughkeepsie, NY
8.5.18 | Payomet Performing Arts Center | North Truro, MA
8.7.18 | The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Old Saybrook, CT
The Boston Music Awards were announced this past Thursday, and Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas won "Live Ongoing Residency of the Year"!
Thanks to all who voted, and make sure to catch a Downbeat Monday at The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA soon!
Bearly Dead has been nominated for best "Live Ongoing Residency of the Year", and Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas has been nominated for "Blues Artist of the Year" and also for best "Live Ongoing Residency of the Year"!
Please go vote:
Click on "Vote" @ the top of the page
Enter your name/city/state. You can skip the other stuff it asks for.
Scroll down to "Blues Artist of the Year (it's the 11th option) + select Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas
Scroll all the way down to the last option. The 3rd one up is "Live Ongoing Residency of the Year." Select Bearly Dead or Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas. I'm in both bands.
Click "Submit." You won't receive any emails.
The Boston Music Awards will be held at the House of Blues in Boston, MA on December 7, 2017 @ 6:30pm. Tickets are $30-$40 and can be purchased through their website: www.bostonmusicawards.com
Justin Lopes will be going on tour with The Garcia Project this November! They will play 10 shows between November 8 - 19, beginning in Seattle, WA and ending in Mill Valley, CA. Visit the "Tour" page to purchase tickets or for more details. See below for the full tour schedule: