Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 7:30pm
- All Ages, Bar with ID
$12 in advance/ $15 at the door.
Sex Mob began as a setting to feature the slide trumpet of leader Steven Bernstein, but has grown into a band with a much larger mission: to put the fun back in jazz music. After assembling the band (Bernstein, slide trumpet; Briggan Krauss, alto sax; Tony Scherr, bass; Kenny Wollesen, drums), the band started to expand their songbook , but not to the same old, tired jazz standards. Songs by Prince, the Grateful Dead, the Rolling Stones, and even the "Macarena" could find their way into a Sex Mob set, the only rule being that the song had to have such a strong melody that it could withstand serious deconstruction. Their weekly gigs eventually got them voted as New York City's best band in 2000.
Tickets are no longer available online, but a limited quantity will be available at the door.
The Royal Room is All Ages until 10 pm.
Please note: tickets do not guarantee a seat to shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show.