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Z-104.5 The Edge presents the first “Brady District Block Party”
By Tourism Industry Partner
TULSA, Okla. (July 27, 2011) – Shamrock Communications radio station “Z-104.5 The Edge" (KMYZ) and DCF Concerts present the first “Brady District Block Party” on Saturday, August 6, 2011. This outdoor, annual festival features live music from The Flaming Lips, Primus, Mutemath, Civil Twilight, AWOLNATION, Solid Gold, Particle, That 1 Guy and The Pretty Black Chains.
The concert is at the Brady Village which is the fenced in field on the corner of Cameron Street and Boulder Avenue in the Brady District of Tulsa. Gates open at noon, music starts at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale NOW in Tulsa at Reasor’s and Starship Records; in Oklahoma City at Buy For Less Locations; charge by phone at 1-866-977-6849 or online at www.bradyblockparty.com for $39 plus service fees. This is an all ages event. Details are also online at www.edgetulsa.com.
Due to the recent heat wave, many precautions have been put in place to make the concert experience safe and enjoyable for attendees. Provisions will be available inside of the festival area and outside for cooling down the crowds.
· Re-entry will be allowed with ticket and wristband. Attendees must go through the appropriate check point where their ticket will be punched and wristband will be issued. No re-entry without the punched ticket and wristband on/attached will be allowed.
· Misting tents will available. In addition, plenty of concessions with water may also be purchased. Crowds will be sprayed often with water from the stage to cool down, and two medic stations with EMTs will be available at all times
· Medic tents will be available for dizziness, nausea, weakness, muscle cramps or other heat related symptoms. Two tents with medics will be on opposing sides of the venue.
· No blankets, ice chests, or umbrellas will be permitted. Smart phones that take photos will be permitted, but no professional cameras will be allowed. Attendees are strongly encouraged to stay hydrated, use sunscreen and wear hats to avoid overheating.
· Identification will be necessary for purchase of beer or other alcoholic beverages. Special wristbands will be provided with proper ID.
About the Bands
· The Flaming Lips formed in Norman, Oklahoma in 1983. Melodically, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements. They are also acclaimed for their elaborate live shows, which feature costumes, balloons, puppets, video projections, complex stage light configurations, giant hands, large amounts of confetti and front man Wayne Coyne's signature man-sized plastic bubble in which he traverses the audience. In 2002, Q magazine named The Flaming Lips one of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die." The Flaming Lips played the very first EDGE Fest in Tulsa at Mohawk Park in 1995. The Flaming Lips last played Tulsa in July of 2007 headlining DFest. Find The Flaming Lips online at www.flaminglips.com.
· Primus formed in California in 1984. Primus is characterized by their irreverent and often non-serious approach to music. They have released some of their records on their singer’s – Les Claypool – Prawn Song Records label, the title of which is a parody of Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label. They are best known for their three albums: “Sailing the Seas of Cheese,” “Pork Soda” and “Tales from the Punchbowl,” all released between 1991 and 1996. Primus is set to release their new album “Green Naugahyde” in September 2011. Find Primus online at www.primusville.com.
· Mutemath, an alternative rock band from New Orleans, formed in 2003. Mutemath is best known for their video of their song “Typical,” which features the band performing the song backward and have over 2.3 million views on YouTube. Mutemath was nominated for a Grammy in 2007 and is set to release their new album “Odd Soul” on October 4, 2011. Find Mutemath online at www.mutemath.com.
· AWOLNATION is an American indie rock band and the solo project of Aaron Bruno, formerly of Under the Influence of Giants and Hometown Hero. The band released their debut album “Megalithic Symphony” digitally on March 15 and the physical CD was released March 29, 2011. Find AWOLNATION online at www.awolnationmusic.com.
For media inquiries to cover the show, please contact Jamie Fitzgerald at DCF Concerts at Jamie@dcfconcerts.com or (405) 721-8066