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Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Bash
December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm$20
This New Years Eve, Famous Joes in the Hamilton Mill neighborhood is the place to be as we roll into the ‘Roaring 20’s’.
This New Years Eve we will hav performances by Slim and the Gems, throwing down some of the best swing dancing booty shaking Rockabilly this side of the Mississippi. Slim and The Gems is a high energy 3 piece power trio that plays Rockabilly, America and good ol’ Rock and Roll!!
Featuring Monroe Slim on Vocals and guitar, Zen Ford, on Drums and vocals, and Rocking Rob Russo on the upright bass.
With over 40 years experience they bring their own brand of non traditional Rockabilly originals as well as a wide variety of covers.
“Behind the Recording of ‘Feeling Coky’ with Slim and the Gems”
by ‘Rockin’ Rob Davis
It’s not often that I get the opportunity to get back in the studio to record music. It seems most of the work I get is all live sound. So when the chance does come around, I jump on it. That’s exactly what I did when I had a conversation with my friend Monroe Slim. Slim had just left a band where he played bass to start his own project with him being the main songwriter and frontman. He had mentioned to me about finding someone to record the music from his new project Slim And The Gems. I immediately got excited and proclaimed my interest in doing this project for him.
When he accepted, we immediately found a studio to do the tracking that was closer to them than where my studio was located. We chose Reservoir Studios in Jackson, Ga. Recording this album for Slim was one of the best recording experiences I’ve ever had. These guys came prepared to play. From the songs and performance to the overall attitude and vibe of the band, I knew from the moment I hit record we had something special. From the thunderous precision of drummer (name Here) to the finger-slapping magic of upright bass player Rob Russo to the man himself: guitar-picking, smooth-singing, Skinny Weight Champ of the World Mr. Monroe Slim!!
These dudes came to play and were serious about what they were doing and I think that is obvious with how the final product came out. This is by far the happiest I’ve been with a final product in all the years I’ve been doing this. I hope all of you get a chance to listen to this album and get as much enjoyment of Slim’s songwriting as I did.
For the entire story in Grease Inc. go to: https://issuu.com/greaseinc.magazine/docs/grease-ma19.v2
In addition, we will also be featuring two very special burlesque performances by Ms. Royal Tee, this New Years Eve featured from the Roxie Roz Burlesque Group. You’ll have to follow us on facebook as we release some sneak peaks as to what’s in store for you this night!
There will be several drink and dinner specials for this special night including a champagne toast at midnight.
The night will be hosted by “Big Boy” of Garage71 radio and come the midnight hour, we will be throwing down some of the best New Years dance tunes to get that will sure ring in the new year!
Did we mention the midnight buffet??? There will be a special buffet with signature Famous Joe’s favorites as well as many late night breakfast items….
Tickets are on sale now for a discounted rate of $10 in advance. This is a limited time offer and on New Year’s Eve, it will be $20 at the door with id’s.
*18 to Party
*21 to drink