Monday, January 25, 2010

Blue Bottles, FLS, BEATdown, TEC Season TWO!

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First things first:

I urge you to help support relief efforts in Haiti by doing one or both of these options:

*** Attend this fundraiser show this Friday at The Magnet Theater in NYC.

Powerpacked with local comedy and improv stars (including yours truly). Details announced shortly!

*** Download the "Music=Medicine" Mixtape of old-school Haitian jams done by Captain Planet of The BEATards. It's beautiful music and the cause is even more beautiful. Visit MIXTAPE Riot for Details - requires only a minimum 5$ donation.

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Speaking of beautiful music-- I'M IN ANOTHER BAND

Daniel Zaitchik and the Blue Bottle Collection

We are 6 voices, piano, guitars, harmonica, violin, cello and beatbox.

it's sure to warm you up and get you dreaming.

Get Tickets to JOE'S PUB this SUNDAY, JANUARY 31st at 9.30 pm!

Preview a song (you'll hear me but I'm sitting directly behind Daniel :)

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Kick off February with Freestyle Love Supreme on the 1st, 8pm!

It's a show not to be missed, BULeeEEVE IT!

Comix - Monday, February 1st - 8pm

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Get BEATdown on February 5th at 11pm!!

5 Comediens and 1 Audience Member freestyle rap to the death!!

This show rules and it's only 5$ at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater

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In other NEWS:

The Electric Company

SEASON TWO premieres TODAY!

Check out some clips from the new launch:




Watch episodes and clips from the show at http://pbskids.org/electriccompany/

- new episodes roll out every Friday on PBS.

"How you doin?" I'll be promoting the launch on the Wendy Williams show February 4th.

Pics from my 20 City tour are HERE and I'll be bringing the show to Boston on February 28th

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Have a happy Valentine's Day with your friends and lover(s)!

Check out and Purchase these amazing Valentines cards that speak any message,

created by the amazing Jen Dunlap:

(4 more where those came from)

See you at:

www.shockwavebeatbox.com

Still here? follow me to twitter.com/offbookbeatbox



PRESS CLIPPINGS

"In a category by himself..." Michael Davis, The New York Times

"...muscular percussion..." Derek L. John, Village Voice

"...deft human beat-boxing sound effects" Jane Borden, Time Out NY

"Shockwave makes a great squirrel with his human percussion skills." Philip Fisher , British Theatre Guide

"...layered musical soundtracks which merge with the rap in unexpectantly delightful ways." The Scotsman

"...uses his mouth like a sound effects program that no computer could possibly match for depth of stored data or instantaneous retrieval." Phillip McCarthy, The Age

"Shockwave bowls the audience over with his breakneck beatboxing ability" AOL City Guide