LIVE: Shana Falana @ the Low Beat, 4/2/15

April 28th, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg
Shana Falana

Shana Falana

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

After zipping up the Thruway from their Kingston hometown, guitarist-vocalist Shana Falana and drummer Mike Amari landed at the Low Beat in Albany to kick off their coast-to-coast tour and celebrate the release of their sparkling new collaborative album, Set Your Lightning Fire Free. And not surprisingly, the new partnership put considerably more muscle into Falana’s always mesmerizing dream-pop sound, at once tribal and droning.

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LIVE: Shana Falana @ Valentine’s Music Hall, 2/7/14

March 4th, 2014, 2:00 pm by Greg
Shana Falana

Shana Falana

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

One last look at the late Valentine’s Music Hall

On the final weekend before Valentine’s closed its door forever the penultimate show featured captivating performances by the ever-intoxicating vocalist-guitarist Shana Falana (with dynamic drummer Michael Amari) and Eternal Crimes (featuring members of such Local 518 envelope pushers as Severe Severe, the Black Ships and Sun Burdens)…

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LIVE: OBN III’s @ Valentine’s Music Hall, 7/22/13

July 30th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Orville Bateman Neeley III of OBN III's

Orville Bateman Neeley III of OBN III’s

Photographs by Kirsten Ferguson

The explosive indie-rock double-bill of Austin’s OBN III’s and Memphis punksters Ex-Cult rolled into Valentine’s Music Hall last week with Local 518 post-punksters Eternal Crimes kicking off the evening’s festivities.

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