5213 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA, 98107
$ 12.00 / Age 21 And Up
Video game music cover band, CONTRABAND, will be celebrating the release of their second album, Reloaded. Contraband performs modern jazz/fusion arrangements of video game music from the 1980s and 1990s, such as Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, Castlevania, Chrono Trigger and more. Their debut self-titled album featured jazz arrangements of the complete soundtrack from the 1987 run and gun Nintendo action game, Contra . The Reloaded band features an All-Star lineup of Seattle musicians which include Andy Coe on guitar, Cliff Colon on sax, Dvonne Lewis on drums, David Marriott on trombone, Eric Verlinde on keyboards, Farko Dosumov on bass, Jacques Willis on vibes, Justin Cottrell on sax, RL Heyer on guitar, and Tom Marriott on trumpet. Contraband has been featuring music videos of the tracks from the new album on their YouTube to rave reviews and will be performing all of the tracks live at The Tractor Tavern, with gameplay footage playing on TVs during the performance for each video game song.To top it off, Joe Dorias powerhouse organ trio MCTUFF will be opening with a set of music starting at 8:00pm, followed immediately by Contraband.Make sure that you level up, as Contraband is aiming to reach a new high score at The Tractor Tavern!