Fool's Gold Album Release Show
Young Science, 880 South, Earnest
1011 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 16 and over
The Holdup formed in early 2008 when drummer Danny Flores and lead vocalist Mike Garmany recruited local bassist Kyle Christensen. They began writing songs and performing small local venues around town. It wasn't long before a fanbase gathered and the request for an album began to spread. Not having any recorded material the band decided it was time to hit the studio to record theer first EP. Later that Year, the band recruited Clev Stiles as DJ/Band Manager, the chemistry and fit were undeniable and The Holdup was finally complete.
The Holdup released their first EP in the summer of 2008, and instantly sold a thousand copies. The EP was a huge hit and got the attention of the local independent record label, Dub Rock Records. A few weeks later, The Holdup signed exclusively with Dub Rock and began recording their first full length album "Stay Gold". In March 2009 the long awaited album "Stay Gold" was finally released on Dub Rock, and debuted at an impressive number 34 on the Top 100 Reggae Albums on iTunes. The Album's success on iTunes helped launch "Stay Gold" on to the iTunes "What's Hot" List for 6 weeks and even made the top Reggae Albums on CD Baby.com. Since its release "Good Times" the Single off the "Stay Gold" album has seen been on rotation on multiple college radio stations such as KSCU 103.3FM and even landed on the Bay Area's biggest Alternative mainstream Rock Station Live 105.3FM
The Holdup creates a new style by blending multi genre influenced production into each song. From Hip Hop, Reggae, Dub, Soul, Pop and Rock, you find each song different from the next with its own unique sound. With hit songs like, "Hunnies", "Sometimes" and the ever growing popular hit, "Good Times, The Holdup's music is destined to be heard over airwaves and venues across the world. Combine a distinctive combination of music with ear catching melodic lyrics, and you get The Holdup: An energetic, hardworking group that defines a new unique style of Music.
I make dance music, to dance to, when you get the chance to!
Grant and Evan collaborated on a bunch of material that was ill-suited for their existing musical projects. The result is a party. DEBUT ALBUM COMING SOON!!
880 South is Rated M for Mature. In a recent Case Study made up of five people, 880 South has proven to deliver great studio production and live performances that have helped many people enjoy hilarious inebriate-minded moments and take you back to the good ole days of smoke-laden reggae vibes from your college dorm room. Our proven formula can even set the tone for those more intimate baby making impulses for you and your significant other. Yes, we can get her pregnant. Some side effects may result in hangovers, regretful one night stands, black eyes, broken noses, divorce, angry neighbors, bar fights, drunk texting and in some rare cases fire hazards. We stand by our product.
Earnest was formed in the early summer of 2012 in Monterey, CA. The band is composed of Jack McClelland, Jacob Butorac, Harrison Spencer, and Alex Bezdjian. Earnest has been compared to artists such as Kings of Leon, Foster the People, and Vampire Weekend, but no one has quite been able to put their finger on what proper mixture of indie rock and folk Earnest creates.
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