Frank’s Weekend Faves, Sept. 8, 2019 | Arts & Entertainment – Google Alerts

Indie rock band Elsinore has been playing the C-U music scene for a decade and a half now, but the show they’re planning Saturday at the Art Theater is a certifiable first.

We’re not just talking a live jam on the theater’s stage (although that will be plenty cool all on its own). As Elsinore’s frontman Ryan Groff describes it, the event is “a unique happening devised by the five of us in Elsinore to celebrate the debut of five new music videos for songs from the soon-to-be-released full-length record ‘A Life In the 21st Century.’” It’s currently scheduled for release in mid-November, following a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $5,639 from 78 backers to finance the project.

Saturday’s three-hour program, starting at 7 p.m., will include two solo openers, Crofton Coleman and Anika Emily, the screening of five new music videos, plus presentations by the filmmakers and a live set by Elsinore. Artwork and photography by the filmmakers and other artist friends of the band will be on display in the theater’s lobby. Tickets are $15.

Here’s more of what Groff had to say about the event via email:

“We really wanted to come up with a unique and original way to play a local show here at the end of summer. With our new record just about to cross the finish line for vinyl pressing and a mid-November release, we knew we needed to get rolling on some music videos. We realized quickly that we know a lot of people who create all kinds of great art, so we reached out to see if we could get a small handful of them to make videos for us. Some of them have already been making music videos, while others seemed totally ready to make the jump. And very quickly, we had five confirmed videos up and going! …

“So, we then realized that the best plan would be to reach out to the Art Theater about having a show to debut the videos. Thankfully, they were…

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