Fayuca is a killer three piece reggae rock band from Arizona! They have an original style with hints of punk blended in with their latin reggae rock sound. Come show them a warm Austin welcome!
Don Chani is one of Austin's favorite reggae bands. Drawing from an era that many consider to be reggae’s golden age, the late 60s through the late 70s, and the latin influences of two of its members, Don Chani has carved out a unique sound unmatched by any of its contemporary counterparts.
McPullish is a solo artist who specializes in Live Dub, improvising on the mixing board to create unique and original sounds. He builds his songs from scratch, playing real instruments in the studio and mixing live and direct. He will be opening the night up with his original set.
Ital Palace will be serving up reasonably priced authentic Caribbean plates all night.
Envision No Vision, a non-profit concert and silent auction is being held on Sunday Feb 21, 2010, at The Republic Live, 301 W 5th St raising money for The Texas School For The Blind and Visually Impaired. Money raised will benefit a student activity fund, for extracurricular activities, educational tools, special equipment, music instruments/lessons, field trips, summer and winter camps, and even physical training equipment. The Student Activities Fund provides for fun, life-changing experiences that will build confidence and help students overcome adversity.
The concert portion of Envision No Vision is being MC’d by comedian Steve Trevino and will feature six bands. The lineup includes Ouachita, Graham Wilkinson & the Underground Township, Tin Can Phone, Rook, The Bus Stop Stallions and The Flametrick Subs. All have graciously donated their time to the benefit.
A Silent Auction will be held with donations from local businesses and artists. Items include dinner for two at Home Slice Pizza, a gift card to Uchi, a pair of 3-day passes for Old Settlers Music Fest, 15hrs of recording studio time, and even a pair of music wristbands for SXSW 2010. With the auction list growing daily there will be more items at the show.
The auction closes at 10:00pm with winners being announced that night. The concert will run from 6:00pm-12:00am. Omni International Beverages will be working with the venue on some great drink specials. To attend Envision No Vision there is a $15 dollar donation at the door or you may RSVP at www.Do512.com to save $5.