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Thursday
Apr022015

Outdoor Memorial Day Celebration at LACMA

Come celebrate Memorial Day with the URP at a free outdoor concert in the LACMA courtyard. We'll be laying down 2 sets of hip-hop laden big band jazz from noon to 3 with vocalist Alex Nester and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band.

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Thursday
Apr022015

URP is Back at The Edison

The Urban Renewal Project is back in the basement of the Higgins Building, known by a select few as The Edison. Best of all, it's free. Put on your cherriest threads for 3 sets of live music and craft cocktails.

We have vocalist Lara Johnston and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band. Come hear the new album live, plus some of our classics and a few dancefloor covers.

Thursday, May 14th, 8:30, Free.

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Thursday
Apr022015

Urban Renewal Project at the Blue Whale

Looking forward to bringing our heat to Little Tokyo for the first time. Come hear some big band jazz with a little hip-hop & soul peppered in for good measure.

We have vocalist Lara Johnston and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band.

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Thursday
Mar192015

The Urban Renewal Project at The Bootleg Theater

Happy to hit the "eastside" opening for Midwest funk/soul/rock fusion band The Main Squeeze on the L.A. leg of their U.S. tour. Come check it out.

Friday, April 3rd, 21+

URP's up first & doors open at 8. Gonna be a good one.

On the bandstand:
vocals - Alex Nester & Elmer Demond
saxes - Brian Clements, Kyle O'Donnell, R.W. Enoch
bones - Evan Mackey, Lindsay McMurray, Mark Santos
trumpets - Elliot Deutsch, Jeff Collins
rhythm - Tim Friedlander, Dustin Morgan, Satoshi K.

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Monday
Feb162015

Mardi Gras @ HM157 - A Benefit for New Orleans' Lower 9th

Proud to be playing with the Urban Renewal Project tomorrow at this benefit concert. Should be a lot of fun! Lots of music, raffles, burlesque. If your in the area, come check it out! URP plays at 9pm. Details below.

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CELEBRATE MARDI GRAS NEW ORLEANS STYLE at HM157 in Los Angeles and help the community of the lower 9th ward!

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Experience New Orleans in Los Angeles and enjoy a night of FUNK, BRASS, JAZZ, BURLESQUE, and MORE for this FUNDRAISER benefiting Our School at Blair Grocery (OSBG), a non-profit community farm and education center advocating food justice/sustainability in the area hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina, the lower 9th ward of New Orleans.

What better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than by helping support the renewal of the crescent city?

OSBG's urban farming education program empowers at-risk youth in the area with employment, a safe place to go after school, and access to fresh, healthy food for the kids and their families. The school must raise nearly $100k for building improvements to keep the program going.

Help us help the city that has given us so much beautiful music, culture, and joix de vivre.

Tuesday, February 17
HM157 3110 N. Broadway, Lincoln Heights

LAISSEZ LES BONS TEMPS ROULEZ!! (Let the good times roll!)

PERFORMANCES BY....

DJ SOFT TOUCH (CLIFTON WEAVER) OF FUNKY SOLE (11pm)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/131708525224/

THE URBAN RENEWAL PROJECT (9pm)
http://www.urpmusic.com/

HELLS BELLES BURLESQUE (performances throughout the night!)
http://www.hellsbellesburlesque.com/

FEATHERBEARD (8:30pm)
http://www.featherbeard.org/

THE DOWNBEATS (10pm)
http://youtu.be/fyrKIeU1Qi0

THE SWING RIOTS (7:30pm)
http://www.swingriots.com/


RAFFLE (1 ticket for $5, 3 for $10!)
SILENT AUCTION
COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!
FREE MARDI GRAS BEADS WITH ENTRY