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20 Watts Video: Sunrise/Sunset Retold by tjwell01

Last Friday on Feb. 26, O,Morning Records continued its campus-wide reign of showcasing SU’s musical talent, but this time we got it on tape. The night raged hard with a stockpile of talent, including Sarah Aument, Emmery Brakke, The Northbound Traveling Minstrel Jug Band, The Fly, Liz Lewis and The World Record Players. Aside from the performances, the house was packed with laughs and good times. Relive the moments through the music of the one of the bands, The Northbound Traveling Minstrel Jug Band.

–Irina Dvalidze

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Play It by Ear Haiti Benefit Show @ Funk N’ Waffles by 20watts

Liz Lewis playing at Funk 'n' Waffles last night; larger photos below!

PREVIEW: LISTEN to Drink Up Buttercup, Liz Lewis and New Relic on MySpace
GIVE: DONATE a contribution to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund

You walk into Funk N’ Waffles and the coffee shop is cramped past the legal limit. With hardly any standing room, much less an open seat, the bands that played at Funk last night did so to a packed show. Whether they were standing in the back or sitting close up front, concert-goers listened intently to the performers voices, guitar noodling, keyboard manipulation and other forms of music-making, whether it involved cellos or garbage cans. The eclectic acts and cozy atmosphere made the Haiti charity event a great success Friday night.

Erica Scarano, Sarah Detweiler, Aaron Gittleman, Liz Lewis, Keith Smith (with Stephen Babcock), One of Three, New Relic, Ryan Whitman and Drink Up Buttercup filled the elevated stage between the hours of 7 and 11:30 p.m. Each artist performed just a few songs, ranging in genres and message. Appropriate to the benefit show’s nature, the only consistent theme of the night was the universal camaraderie shared by the performers and the audience. Continue reading