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Consider the Source + Bella’s Bartok
November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm$17
Sci-fi fusion trio Consider the Source defy easy categorization. If intergalactic energy beings, upon their initiation into an order of whirling dervishes, built a pan-dimensional booty-shaking engine powered by psychedelic math…it would sound like a cut-rate CTS cover band. With their blend of progressive rock and improvisatory jazz, soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles, CTS blends disparate elements into an utterly original whole. A relentless touring schedule has earned them a fervent following around the world, with fans ranging from tie dye covered hippies to metalheads decked out in black.
Fresh off the heels of a tour of seated performances which highlighted their acoustic instruments and first ever “hybrid” album, the band is ready to get back to the face-melting electric shows they have become known for. Their most recent Maxx Power Tour featured material from throughout the band’s history, bringing back songs from the very beginning, each album, and a couple of the electric tracks from their latest effort “Hybrid Vol.1: Such As A Mule”. Additionally, the band is preparing for the release of their next album in 2024 which they have shared will include “some of the heaviest music we have written yet” and plan to begin weaving into their live shows on this tour.
CTS have performed in a half-dozen countries across three continents. They have shared the stage with a wide variety of artists, including: Victor Wooten, King Crimson Projekt, Wyclef Jean, Ozric Tentacles, Soulive, The Disco Biscuits, Papadosio, Turkuaz, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Wayne Krantz, TAUK, Spafford and many others. They have performed at festivals and events including: Electric Forest, Peach Fest, Northlands, Gathering of the Vibes, Resonance, Summercamp, Shakori Hills, ProgDay, and Progtober.
“Live your fantasy and embrace the stranger side of life with Bella’s Bartok. A band known for raucous theatrical performances and an outspoken political message of finding hope in a world beset by cruel uncertainty. With utter joy, they seamlessly blend a rich cacophony of sound and soul into their music with influences ranging from Punk to Folk and Pop to Americana. Let your freak flag fly high, fiercely and free, throw your societal inhibitions to the wayside and seek comfort in the warm sonic embrace of Bella’s Bartok. We are the night and you are bound to boogie.”