Stay up past your bedtime rocking to Aerosmith and hip-hopping to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the Oracle Appreciation Event. These award-winners—plus free-flowing networking, food, and drink—come Wednesday to magical Treasure Island.
Wednesday, October 1,
6:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Buses depart at 6:00 p.m.
Show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Treasure Island, San Francisco (complimentary shuttle service provided)
Once you arrive on Treasure Island you'll see that it's been transformed. You'll be wowed by the 360-degree views of Bay Area skylines (with an even better view from the top of the Ferris wheel). Be sure to test your skill playing arcade games between acts, and most important of all, relax and enjoy yourself.
The Oracle Appreciation Event is our way of saying thank you for your continued support.
Don't miss it.
Note: You will be on an island in the middle of San Francisco Bay. The music will be hot, but the weather may be cold and breezy. Prepare accordingly.
AEROSMITH—Members Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (lead guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass), and Joey Kramer (drums)—are a living piece of American music history, having sold more than 150 million albums worldwide and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are the recipients of countless awards including, four GRAMMYs, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, and 12 MTV Video Music Awards, among many other honors. Their latest honors include the 2013 ASCAP Founders Award and induction into the Songwriter Hall of Fame at the 44th annual ceremony in 2013. Music from Another Dimension! (Columbia), the band's latest album, was released in late 2012. Proving that they can cross genre boundaries with ease, these rock legends have even taken home a Soul Train Award for Best Rap Single for their remix of Run DMC's "Walk This Way." With scores of multiplatinum albums, AEROSMITH continues to inspire generations to get their wings, get a grip, and just push play. It is no wonder why they are one of the most beloved bands of all time.
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Since its #2 Billboard Top 200 debut, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' independent debut album The Heist has reached Platinum, sold 20+ million singles, and earned the Seattle-based hip-hop duo four GRAMMY Awards including Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Collaboration. The duo earned a standing ovation for the historic performance of their gay rights anthem "Same Love" at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2014.
In addition to making Billboard history as the first duo to ever send their first two singles to #1 on the Hot 100 chart, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone and performed on Saturday Night Live and Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series. Their wildly popular music videos have racked up more than 1 billion plays on YouTube, as well as earning them three MTV Video Music Awards (Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Cinematography, and Best Video with a Social Message) and the YouTube Music Award for Breakthrough of the Year.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have also garnered attention in the New York Times, USA Today, TIME Magazine, and on National Public Radio. They have graced the cover of Billboard Magazine and other publications, and have made live performances on nearly every late-night TV show. They wrapped 2013 with a sold-out worldwide arena tour, including three nights at their hometown Key Arena in Seattle, and won awards at the People's Choice Awards (Favorite Hip Hop Artist), the BET Awards (Best Group), and the American Music Awards (Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, Favorite Rap Album).
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In 1994 Spacehog, with original band members the Langdon brothers–Royston and Antony, Jonny Cragg, and Richard Steel, became quickly infamous for their legendary East Village gigs. Their sound was so very different from the neo-grunge movement of the early '90s that within a short time they signed a cocktail-napkin deal with the famed record executive Seymour Stein and his Sire Records label.
On October 24, 1995, Spacehog released their debut album Resident Alien, produced by Bryce Goggin. Resident Alien was well received, reaching #1 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and selling more than 1 million copies. The album spawned the #1 mainstream rock hit single and video "In the Meantime." Spacehog created their own genre of sound, challenging the moniker of glam-rock and creating a new identity, carrying forth the profound influences of T. Rex, Iggy Pop, Queen, and David Bowie and The Spiders from Mars, by colliding these legendary sounds with a wall of distorted guitars and the stupendous daring of Royston Langdon's lead vocals.
The band's second disc, The Chinese Album, was released in March 1998. Spacehog signed with Danny Goldberg's musically discriminating independent label, Artemis Records, and released its third album, The Hogyssey, in February 2001. It was produced by Paul Ebersol in Memphis, Tennessee.
Spacehog then set off on their own personal journeys of growth. The inevitable musical voyage has reignited for the band, which now brings their individual experiences and sounds to the reinvigorated Spacehog.
Timo Ellis recently joined the band on guitar as Antony Langdon continues his cinematic pursuits. In 2013 Spacehog created a new collection of tunes, once again produced by Bryce Goggin. As It Is on Earth is available now.
You can follow Spacehog on Twitter at @Spacehog.