TurnStyle Music Group Presents
Tim Garrigan, Debbie Chou, Animal Beats
9 Avenue A
New York, NY, 10009
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Sarah entered the world of music at an early age beginning with classical piano lessons. After 12 years of study, she turned on her heels and picked up a guitar to enter the world of rock.
Sarah's self taught vocals came hours of training her vocals to the harmonies of Kate Pearson and Cindy Wilson of the B-52's, whom she describes as "the most perfect harmonies".
Playing both guitar and piano Sarah creates emotionally-driven original music that her voice imprints into souls which she has been captivating audiences with in New England for the past 6 years.
She has won a number of competitions including the Boston Folk Festival Songwriting contest at 15 and the John Lennon songwriting competition in which she took second prize at the age of 16.
Having released her first full-length CD 'Therapy' by the age of 16, A year later, she released her second CD, the "Black and White" EP, both albums sold out.
Sarah is now booking shows throughout the North East and beginning recording for a full length in the fall. Be sure to watch for her.
Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Aries with Moon in Cancer.. born and raised in the St. Louis area.. I seek to continue to make stuff ...sounds mainly ..
Debbie Chou (pronounced "Cho") studied classical piano at the age of four. Growing up in Taipei, Taiwan, she developed a love for choir, jazz vocals, and theater. She spent summers under the direction of vocals coaches Dena DeRose and Marni Nixon in the U.S.
In 2000, she was accepted into The Hartt School at University of Hartford as a Musical Theater student. After one semester, she decided her ...See More
"Debbie Chou has redefined the singer-songwriter genre, and for that we are eternally grateful. Listeners will easily be able to to keep this album in their players and on their iPods for months; this album simply has legs at a point in which none do." James McQuinston, Neufutur (June 25, 2012)
"Combining electronic flourishes to sometimes country-tinged sadness, sometimes lonely indie rock, Debbie Chou creates something unique. Let this album sit on your tongue and melt; savor the complex flavors. Let her smoky voice carry you away like a warm breeze at the very end of summer." Sean Markey, New Music Release (June 19, 2012)
"A quick one word description of the album would be 'graceful'. It is comprised of gorgeous, heartfelt and personal lyrics over simple yet extremely elegant piano...Just sit back and let the music sweep you away into Debbie Chou's world. It may not be happy but it's beautiful to listen to." Indie Band Guru (July 11, 2012)
Animal Beats are a Limerick/Dublin-based rock band with indie infusions. Active musicians in the Irish music scene, Animal Beats have gained a reputation in the as a high-energy, high-entertainment and high-talent rock band showcasing original technique and musicality.
Animal Beats also featured in -the 2012 Hotpress Music show by popular demand as well as playing the Hotpress Jeigermister freezer sessions and the Phil Lynott expo 2012.
The band has supported many artists throughout Ireland such as Royseven, The Minutes, The Kanyu Tree, Heathers, Fred and The Sawdoctors. With the release of the their self titled E.P eagerly awaited by fans.