Join Us on Saturday, May 11 from 1:00 - 9:00pm for "Open House Showcase", an Open House, live TV show, and webcast! Come down to our studios for all or part of the fun. Free event! Enjoy live performances, watch "behind the scenes" of a live TV show; enjoy refreshments; and socialize with your neighbors, friends, and new acquaintenances! Here's the live performance schedule:
1:00 - Maggie Leon
Maggie Leon is an R and B Singer/Songwriter out of Malden, MA. She released her debut album, Do You Believe in Me, in 2011. She was the RAW Boston Music of the Year for 2012, and two of her songs from the Do You Believe album got her on the master Grammy ballot for the 55th Grammy Awards. She is currently working on new music with the Grammy-nominated Surefire Music Group.
1:30 - Wah Lum Kung Fu Academy
To promote the study of the Chinese Martial Arts and for the development of physical, mental, and general well-being of students, Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy offers a wide variety of training programs to allow members to become well-rounded martial artists.
2:00 - Manuel "Coco" Torres
Manuel "Coco" Torres is a musician from Cuba. He plays guitar, bongos and the Cuban trés, among other instruments. He plays regularly at venues in the Boston area, for weddings and private parties, and for Cuban and Hispanic-American cultural gatherings. Currently, he plays at the new Oya Cuban Restaurant on Exchange Street in Malden
2:30 - Jimmie Caribineris: poet
A founding member of the "Ablevision" TV show, Jimmie also writes poetry & he offers up his unique life experiences.
3:30 - Genevieve with Guitarist Dave Crespo
Performing all around New England & NY with her Soulkore Family (www.Soulkore.com), Genevieve's style and ability to switch from singing a slow dancing melody to spitting a head nodding rhyme proves that she's a bright light ready to shine and a talent to be reckoned with. Check out her latest CD at http://genevieve.bandcamp.com/.
4:00 - Boston Rueda, Latin Salsa
Rueda de Casino is a Cuban social dance in which two, three, four, or even more couples dance together. Boston Rueda is a non for profit organization whose only purpose is to extend friendship and understanding through music and dance, specializing in Latin salsa dance lessons.
4:30 - Priya Kumar, Indian Dance
Priya has perfomed frequently on MATV and at various special events in Malden and in the greater Boston area. Extensively trained in classical Indian dance, she also incorporates modern Bollywood techniques into some of her dance performances. On Open House Shocase, Priya will be performing a Bengali classical dance. The song is written by Kazi Nazrul, the nation's revolutionary poet.
4:50 - Joe Flynn, Standup Comedy
5:15 - Gerry Beaudoin & Larry Baione - Jazz Guitar duo
Award winning jazz guitarist, Gerry Beaudoin and Larry Baioine, Chairman Of The Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, perform songs from the jazz repertoire in the finest traditions of the jazz guitar duo. WEBSITE: http://www.francescarecords.com/news/?page_id=20
6:00 - The Images (Rock-n-Roll band)
Bassist Mike O’Brien and guitarist Pete Schluter have been writing songs and rocking stages together since their high school days. Drummer Jeff Walsh has recently joined the fray and is now playing as if his life depends on it. And in many ways, it does. The Images live for rock 'n' roll.
6:30pm - Gedeus (jazz flutist)
Gedeus is a Haitian-born musician who plays guitar, piano, flute, and vocals in a variety of styles. He has performed in many local churches and significant events in Malden such as the mayoral inauguration.
7:00 - Daniel Laurent (Hip Hop)
“The Steven Spielberg of Boston Hip Hop!”, “A refreshing perspective” are some of the quotes used to describe Daniel Laurent also known as DL regarding his heartfelt, thought provoking music. New album "Hustler's Spirit: The Idea" coming soon. Website: www.daniellaurent.com
8:00 - "The Change-Up"
We are THE CHANGE UP. Four guys from The Valley with the ability to make you rethink everything you know about music. We're self-made musicians who combine Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Ska, and The Blues to make a new brand of music you have to hear to believe.
The show will be carried LIVE on the web at www.matv.org, and on MATV Public Access Channel (Comcast 3, Verizon 28). It will be re-played in its entirety from 1:00 - 9:00pm on Sunday, May 12 & Monday, May 13, and overnight on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from midnight - 8am. It will also be played back in one-hour segments throughout the summer.