(TEANECK, NJ) -- Black Box Studios and Liberty Arts Theatre presents the full line-up for The Singer-Songwriter Showcase Vol. 1, a new recurring event featuring area bands and artists which will premiere on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Debonair Music Hall. The night will feature performances by Rene Avila, Esti Mellul, The String Thirys and Leroy Klavis. Doors open at 7:00; showtime is 7:30pm.
Rene Avila is a hard rock singer-songwriter from North Jersey who plays venues all over the state including the Asbury Park scene. He brings his passionate vocals and guitar work to several clubs in upstate New York as well. His latest self-titled album of original music is on Spotify and available for download. Rene enjoys covering music from the eighties’ genre. His influences include Bon Jovi, Hall and Oates, Journey, Kenny Loggins, and Winger.
Esti Mellul is a NYC based singer-songwriter known for her melodic voice, cheerful spirit, and songs that come from the heart. You can find her music, including her two new singles “I Am Yours” and “Okay”, on all streaming platforms.
The String Thirys bring you a lot of old and a little new. Vocalist Julie Thiry and guitarist/vocalist Collin Couvillion bring you their own unique interpretations of old timey tunes and stripped down versions of modern songs through the lens of early Americana.
Leroy Klavis is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, saxophone player, and poet philosopher. Playing music since 3rd grade, Leroy has always had a passion for performing the music he loves... which is just about every music he's ever heard. His performances cover rock, folk, jazz, blues, R&B and originals. Leroy has opened for and/or performed with Pure Prairie League, Rick Davies (Supertramp), Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts, Great Southern), Tommy Byrnes (The Billy Joel Band), and others. He also headlined at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. After living on Long Island for many years, Leroy is now in Pennsylvania.
Tickets are just $15 and available for purchase online. A cash bar is open throughout, and street or municipal lot parking is free after 6:00pm.
Debonair Music Hall is located at 1409 Queen Anne Road in Teaneck, New Jersey. It is a live music venue that brings the best national touring acts and local bands to Teaneck, NJ. Enjoy delicious food and drinks while you experience the electrifying energy of live music.
Black Box Studios, event producer and the area's only collaborative performing arts school est. 2007, works in conjunction with Black Box PAC, Northern NJ's incubator for new and under produced works by world-class writers including Eric Bogosian, Paul Schrader, Beth Henley, Craig Lucas, Neil Labute, and John Guare. BBPAC's new collaborations are in progress with The Estates of Edward Albee, Sam Shepard, and IB Singer, as well as with artists including John Lahr, Daniel Handler, Ken Levine, Billy Martin, Halley Feiffer, and more.
Alison Miller and Michael Wurl Larson formed Liberty Arts Theatre in Leonia during the height of Covid in 2022. Liberty Arts is committed to creating space and opportunity for people of all backgrounds to experience art in fresh and exciting ways.
"Things are going great man," says an elated Mikey V of Chains Over Razors. "We've been working this record with Deko and just rocking the charts. Our third single made the top twenty, which is fantastic and we're really excited about that.The first single hit number nineteen, the second hit number fifteen and this one is being received well.The album is self-titled, "Chains Over Razors;" our "Led Zeppelin" route for that (laughs) and it came out last March, we've been releasing singles since April or Mid-March of 2023; the year has gone by fast."