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20Oct
Luna
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Bowery Ballroom
Date: October 20, 2019 to October 20, 2019
Where: The Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St., New York, New York, United States, 10002
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Concerts & Music
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Luna was a New York band formed in 1991 by singer/guitarist Dean Wareham after the breakup of Galaxie 500. The band made seven studio albums before disbanding in 2005. After a ten-year break, they reunited and toured in 2015, and in 2017 released a new LP A Sentimental Education and an EP of instrumentals A Place of Greater Safety. Other recent reissues include a deluxe 2xLP version of their classic Penthouse album (on Rhino) and another 2xLP set Lunafied that collects all the covers the band recorded in the 1990s.Now scattered around the country (Los Angeles, New York and Austin) the band retains the same lineup that operated from 1999 to 2005: Dean Wareham on vocals/guitar, his wife Britta Phillips on bass, Sean Eden on guitar, and Lee Wall on drums. A Luna Timeline:1992. Dean Wareham recruits Justin Harwood (ex-Chills) on bass and Stanley Demeski (ex-Feelies) on drums to record Lunapark for Elektra Records. After completing the album, the band places an ad in the Village Voice and thus adds Sean Eden on guitar. Eden, who is Canadian by birth and a trained actor, plays lead guitar on the excellent Indian Summer EP (aka the Slide EP).1993. The band records their second album, Bewitched, featuring California, Tiger Lily and Friendly Advice.1995 Lunas classic third album, Penthouse (1995) is recorded in New York City, featuring guests Tom Verlaine (Television) and Laetitia Sadier (Stereolab). The band signs to Beggars Banquet in Europe. Rolling Stone calls it one of the essential recordings of the 90s1997 Lee Wall replaces the travel-weary Stanley Demeski on drums, and the band records Pup Tent, their fourth album for Elektra.1998 Luna recorded their fifth album The Days of Our Nights.1999 Justin Harwood moves back to his home country (New Zealand), and is replaced on bass by Britta Phillips. 2000 finding themselves between contracts, the band quickly records a live album Luna Live! for the Arena Rock label.2002 the band sign to Jetset Records, record Romantica,
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