Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Gil Mantera’s Party Dream Announces Winter Tour/ Live DVD Live Video Archive Volume 1 out in Time for Christmas

NYC Knitting Factory Nov 30th & December 1st

Click Here To Watch Video for “Elmo’s Wish”

Check out these two guys, Ultimate Donny and Gil Mantera. They’re from Youngstown, Ohio. They’re brothers. They’re blonde, handsome, and strapping. They play rock-style music mixed with alternative-style. They’re Gil Mantera’s Party Dream.

The duo started rocking shows back and forth between the Youngstown and Columbus, Ohio scenes back in 2000, sharing stages with a variety of bands of different genres and dominating all. On the strength of their incredible live show and two self-released CD’s, they grew to own a solid fan-base in every nook and cranny of the state of Ohio (which, believe it or not, is no easy goddamned task) and soon thereafter most of the Midwest.

By 2004, The Party Dream’s storm had expanded to envelop most of the Northeast and even parts of the South. All the while honing their craft, their stage-presence and songwriting abilities had grown to monstrous proportions, thus generating interest from tastemakers, labels, and a whole bunch of other pretentious wing-dangs. Despite the influx of attention, the boys held fast and maintained course until the right men for the job approached them. Which brings us to Bloodsongs in 2006.

wed, nov 28 | bug jar | rochester, ny
thur, nov 29 | great scott | boston, ma
fri, nov 30 | knitting factory | new york, ny
sat, dec 1 | knitting factory | new york, ny
sun, dec 2 | north star bar | philadelphia, pa
mon, dec 3 | talking head | baltimore, md
tue, dec 4 | the red and the black | washingtong, d.c.
wed, dec 5 | local 506 | chapel hill, nc
thu, dec 6 | milestone | charlotte, nc
fri, dec 7 | club tsi | jacksonville, fl
sat, dec 8 | crowbar | tampa, fl
sun, dec 9 | backbooth | orlando, fl
tue, dec 11 | drunken unicorn | atlanta, ga
wed, dec 12 | bottle tree | birmingham, al
fri, dec 14 | proletariat | houston, tx
sat, dec 15 | beauty bar | austin, tx
sun, dec 16 | hailey's | denton, tx
mon, dec 17 | hi-tone | memphis, tn
tue, dec 18 | southgate house | newport, ky
wed, dec 19 | empty bottle | chicago, il
thur, dec 20 | annabell's | akron, oh
fri, dec 21 | frankie's | toledo, oh
sat, dec 22 | beachland ballroom | cleveland, oh

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