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Hailed as a breakthrough act to watch in 2017, lespecial, based in Boston and upstate New York, have established themselves as innovators and tastemakers on their own unique trajectory. “Disguised as an average power trio from Boston, lespecial creeps around corners and reaches into the darkest depths of the absurd. lespecial is meticulous, creative and defiant; eclectic, multi-talented and driven. The band prides itself in extending the boundaries of musical ability, rebelliously laying waste to the limits of popular music.” (Ragin Randy Entertainment) Labeled with such unique descriptions as “dark future groove” or “death funk” to “trance metal” or “haunted house party music”, it is tough to put one’s finger on this dangerous and determined trifecta’s distinct sound. A lespecial set brings their signature blend of psychedelic metal infused funk along with deep, thumping synths and 808s that will have your hips swaying as quick as your head banging. From the band’s origins as three friends in high school in the woods of Connecticut who shared a passion for building unique instruments and hitting them with drum sticks, through studying music at a collegiate level to now running their own music school and studio, The Music Cellar, in Millerton NY, Jonny Grusauskas (guitar/synth/sampler/percussion/vocals), Luke Bemand (bass/synth/percussion) and Rory Dolan’s (drums/samples) unique chemistry is what gives them their incomparable personality. As Steve Morse, Boston Globe writer and Berklee College of Music professor, claims, “They are virtuoso players- and they really listen to each other closely, which is what raises them apart from today’s progressive wannabees”. After several, eclectic EP releases, their debut album, “Omnisquid”, released in 2015, finds the band “jumping through periods of hypnotic rhythms, catchy riffs, and synth grooves fit for a club… throw in a healthy dose of heavy metal and punk influenced guitar, and you have one of the most interesting new albums out there.” (Monkeygoose Magazine). ITDJENTS claims “For fans of King Crimson, Tool, Nine Inch Nails and Battles this is definitely the album for you”. The band’s expansive catalogue of singles and videos, including arrangements of everyone from Kanye West to Skrillex to Fela Kuti, is keeping all eyes and ears on lespecial as they prove in clubs and festivals nationwide why Relix Magazine claims “Amidst the rest of the noise, lespecial is the squeaky wheel that demands attention.” 

 

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  • Thursday 10/24/19 8:00 PM

    Syracuse, NY

    The Westcott Theater
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    $20.00 for General Admission ,$25.00 for Day of Show: General Admission,$25.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up ,$20.00 for Sound Garden ,$22.00 for Secret Society


  • Big Eyed Phish: Dave Matthews Tribute Sat, January 25, 2020 7:00 PM

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    $15.00 for General Admission,$15.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up,$15.00 for Sound Garden


  • Champagne Drip & Luzcid: Double Vision Tour Sat, October 26, 2019 9:00 PM

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    $20.00 for General Admission ,$25.00 for Day of Show: General Admission ,$25.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up ,$20.00 for Sound Garden ,$22.00 for Secret Society


  • Cashmere Cat Thu, December 05, 2019 8:00 PM

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    $20.00 for General Admission ,$22.00 for Day of Show: General Admission ,$22.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up ,$20.00 for Sound Garden ,$22.00 for Secret Society


  • After Dark Presents: The Devil Wears Prada Sun, November 10, 2019 8:00 PM

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    $19.50 for General Admission ,$22.00 for Day of Show: General Admission


  • After Dark Presents: Clario Fri, November 08, 2019 8:00 PM

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  • Aqueous Thu, October 24, 2019 8:00 PM

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    $16.00 for Advance: General Admission ,$18.00 for Day of Show: General Admission ,$18.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up ,$16.00 for Sound Garden


  • Almost Queen: A Tribute to Queen Sat, October 19, 2019 8:00 PM

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    $25.00 for General Admission: Tier 1 ,$30.00 for General Admission: Tier 2 ,$30.00 for Day of Show: General Admission ,$30.00 for Sound Garden ,$30.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up


  • Bear Grillz Sat, November 02, 2019 8:00 PM

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    $20.00 for Advance: General Admission ,$25.00 for Day of Show: General Admission ,$25.00 for Day of Show: Walk Up ,$25.00 for Sound Garden ,$22.00 for Secret Society ,$22.00 for Columns of Knowledge ,$22.00 for Creative Concerts Ambassadors


  • After Dark Presents: Knocked Loose Thu, November 07, 2019 7:00 PM

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    $22.00 for Advance: General Admission,$25.00 for Day of Show: General Admission



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