We’re happily heading back to one of our favorite venues in the whole wide world Real Art Ways with a very, very special guest … Raleigh N.C.’s The Veldt!
Real Art Ways, in Hartford CT.
Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 2pm.
Daniel and Danny Chavis lifted their band’s name from a Ray Bradbury science fiction story. Their own life stories have also been quite fantastic. After signing to Capitol Records in 1989, The Veldt were soon in the studio with dream-gaze guru Robin Guthrie working on their initial recordings. They played American concert halls with Cocteau Twins and The Jesus and Mary Chain, and recorded ‘Marigolds’ with Lincoln Fong (Moose). Not long after, they would record their classic ‘Afrodisiac’ (1994), produced by Ray Shulman (The Sundays, Bjork, Sugarcubes) and released via Mercury Records.
They have also collaborated with TV On The Radio, Mos Def and Lady Miss Kier (Deee-Lite), and shared the stage with The Pixies, Throwing Muses, Echo & The Bunnymen, Cocteau Twins, Manic Street Preachers, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Oasis, Chuck D, Living Colour and Schooly D.
The Veldt (Raleigh N.C. ~ R.A.W. Edition) Daniel Chavis guitar/ vocals ~ Danny Chavis lead/guitar ~ Martin Newman guitar/effects ~ Alex Cox bass/loops ~ Dale Miller drums/loops
“With Danny’s enveloping hooks, Daniel’s swooning falsetto… the new songs invite paradoxical praise: serenely assaultive, vertiginously soothing.” — The Guardian
With an effort to embellish the liquid love lines and orange sunshine sonic vibes Burnt Sugar Arkestra, The Veldt and DJ Mr. Realistic will saturate Real Artis Ways in, Southern Bell Soul Food and Bloom Kitchen & Co. food trucks will be onsite to keep your tummy tight and keep you light on your feet.
Folks, please, whatever you do, don’t eat all the cornbread!
Most importantly, Real Art Ways would also like to let you know that “As you return to our physical space, your health and safety are our top priority. Starting Thurs. Sep. 16 at Creative Cocktail Hour, all guests to Real Art Ways will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within the last 72 hours, with a corresponding photo ID.”
All the pertinent information regarding the steps R.A.W. has taken to ensure the health and safety of the Hartford community and all who visit can be found on their Welcome Back Page.