Ideat Village Rock Lottery

Ideat Village Rock Lottery

Drawn by lot, chosen at random, a few dozen fearless musicians step forward for an unforgettable one-off gig. Brand new local Super Groups, created on the spot from a pool of participating guitarists, bassists, vocalists, drummers and other players who have never played together before, face off for the 5th annual Rock Lottery show-down.

The Rock Lottery Drawing (August 23rd at Anna Liffey's) randomly pairs up musicians with their new bandmates, and assigns each Super Group a set of mystery musical challenges. Then, after only three weeks of practice, they hit the Cafe Nine stage for a rockin' performance... always entertaining, and a real testiment to the incredible talent in the New Haven area.

Come out and see what happens when random musicians are thrown together by serendipity, are given challenging and confounding musical tasks to master, and (just to add a little more pressure), are "judged" by an esteemed panel of Rock Lottery participants from previous years. Don't miss these performances!

Note: The Rock Lottery "competition" is open to all musicians, regardless of genre, instrument and skill level. To sign up, email Ideat Village (ideatvillage @ by Saturday, August 23rd. For details:



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