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Straight out of New York City, East's Pop/Rock sound is fresh and alive with hard hitting lyrics, powerful vocals, driving lead guitar, smooth bass, and energetic drums. The band has an EP, I May Be Dreaming now on sale on iTunes and is currently recording their latest songs (This Kind of Love, Keep it a Secret and Stay with Me, and more) for a new LP to be released later this year. Band members are Mike Guzowski (lead vocals/guitar), Mike Valente (lead guitar/vocals), Vince Randazzo (bass guitar) and Joe Jensen (drums). Come and see the show!

The passion and energy embedded in AYo’s lyrical content and performance presence commands attention and has captivated the eyes and ears of both the hip-hop and spoken-word poetry communities. He recently opened for Talib Kweli at the J.Dilla tribute held at Webster Hall. He has served on a panel with the likes of Lupe Fiasco, Byron Hurt, interviewed Russell Simmons for MTV and went on a successful European tour last year. AYo also recently graced the legendary Apollo theater stage, has performed/headlined at foremost world venues such as: BAM, Webster Hall, SOBS, The Shrine, Hamburg Molotow and numerous University campuses (Stanford, University of Michigan, NYU and more). His latest international performance at the WIGFEST Music Festival in the UK was very well received.

Lyrics about life, love and paranoia meet four keyboards of perfect sound. Monster-huge bass lines and a trumpet-wielding frontman bring together a brave new look into the heart of rock music.

Formed out of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, and Philadelphia PA, The Great SOCIO flaunts a unique brand of synth and bass led groove rock. They are influenced by bands like the Doors, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cake, and Incubus.

The Great SOCIO came together out of a belief that there was a great deal more to making music than just “the band," that the unifying experience of music has a holistic power that can't be confined within a band's arbitrary boundaries. Their ceaseless dedication to this concept- constant collaboration with special guests, tireless devotion to their fans, and commitment to providing an unforgettable live experience- continually expands the Great SOCIO. Wherever there are people who live for music, the Great SOCIO aims to be.

How will YOU be a part of the Great SOCIO?

The Great SOCIO is about recreating the feel of Classic Rock meshed with catchy hooks for the A.D.D generation. They are best described as a combination of Late 60's Jazz Fusion with 70's Acid Rock and Modern Alternative Rock. The sound draws influence from bands such as The Doors, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Rage Against the Machine. The band has built a solid following throughout the Philadelphia region. The Great SOCIO takes pride in their work and continue to promote themselves as a band you need to know.

DJ AndRue

Your prototypical basement DJ, AndRue has been crafting his progressive trance-house blend since 1996. Inspired by the likes of Sasha, Deep Dish, and Dave Ralph among others he creates a seamless mix of straight up EDM. If you're hungry for a taste of the club rave scene circa early 2000's he's sure serve up the beats to get you and your feet on the dance floor. No digital, no CD. Strictly vinyl. The way DJ'ing was meant to be.



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