The second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive will storm Williamsburg, New York on October 22, presenting an all-star cast of supergroups, including members of Dead & Company, The String Cheese Incident, Medeski Martin & Wood, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Trey Anastasio Band, The Disco Biscuits, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Lettuce, Soulive, Snarky Puppy, Dopapod and more. Presented by Live For Live music, the event is built around inspiration from the Brooklyn and New Orleans music communities and will take place at three centrally located Williamsburg venues – Brooklyn Bowl, The Hall at MP, and Music Hall of Williamsburg.
The supergroups have been announced! Take a look below, and click here for tickets.
Earth, Wind & Power: The Nth Power with Oteil Burbridge, Kofi Burbridge, Natalie Cressman, Skerik, The Shady Horns, Farnell Newton, Danny Sadownick, and more with a tribute to Earth, Wind And Fire.
DRKWAV: Keyboardist John Medeski (MMW, The Word), drummer Adam Deitch (Lettuce, Break Science), and saxophonist Skerik (Garage A Trois, Critters Buggin’)
Scott Metzger, Joe Russo, Robert Walter, and Andy Hess: This group was dubbed“The Brooklyn Bowl All-Stars” in August of 2014. Be sure not to miss this!
Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) presents Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power), Will Bernard (Stanton Moore Trio), Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy), Benny Rietveld (Santana), and Samora Pinderhughs (Emily King, Branford Marsalis)
Organ Freeman: Guitarist Erik Carlson, drummer Rob Humphreys and organist Trevor Steer.
Music Hall of Williamsburg
A Tribute To J Dilla: Break Science’s Borahm Lee, drummer Adam Deitch (Lettuce/Break Science), guitarist Adam Smirnoff (Lettuce), bassist Nate Edgar (The Nth Power), bassist Stu Brooks (Matisyahu, 50 Cent, Pretty Lights), and more.
[Br]eaking [Bi]scuits: Break Science’s Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee along with The Disco Biscuits’ Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner.
BRASSTRACKS: Ivan Jackson (trumpet) and Conor Rayne (drums).
Brownie DJ Set: The Disco Biscuits Marc Brownstein throwing down a DJ set.
Horizon Wireless Live: Willey Griffen, Lespecial’s Luke Bemand on bass, Daniel Scott Lyons on drums, keyboardist TBD.
Manic Focus And Friends
The Hall at MP
The All Brothers Band: Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company, Allman Brothers), keyboardist and flautist Kofi Bubridge (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Derek Trucks Band), keyboardist Neal Evans (Lettuce, Soulive) and drummer Alan Evans (Soulive, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe)
The Coomes Brothers: Lettuce’s Jesus Coomes and his brother Ty Coomes, along with Lettuce’s Adam Smirnoff, Eric “Benny” Bloom, and Ryan Zoidis
Holly Bowling: This classically trained pianist and subsequent Phish and Grateful Dead fan takes these two jambands’ compositions into her own style.
Jason Hann’s Rythmatronix: Jason Hann, Oteil Burbridge, Fareed Haque (Sting, Joe Zawinul, Garaj Mahal), keyboardist Todd Stoops (RAQ, Electric Beethoven), and drummer Raul Pineda (Chucho Valdez, Sintesis).
Reed Mathis and Electric Beethoven: Bassist Reed Mathis, Jay Lane (drums), Cochrane McMillan (drums), Todd Stoops (keys), and Clay Welch (guitar) in“Classical Dance Music”
Roosevelt Collier’s NY Get Down: Roosevelt Collier, Michael League (Snarky Puppy), Rob Compa (Dopapod), Eli Winderman(Dopapod), and Adrian Tramontano (Kung Fu)
Tim Palmieri & Friends: Alan Evans on drums, Dan Edinberg on bass, Rob Marscher on keys, Rob Somerville on sax/vocals, Johnny Durkin on percussion, and Jen Durkin on vocals.
Written by Meredith Warfield