CASTELLA 2018 The Enchanted Music Fest
We Want To Thank Everyone Who Came Out For The 2018 Castella Enchanted Music Fest! We Can't Wait To See You At Our Next Event! Stay Tuned For The Post Show Photos Which Will Be Posted Here!!!
Must Be 21+ With Proper ID To Enter The Event!
MUSICAL PERFORMANCES BY:
doby is stepping up and stepping out
If your appetite for high-energy funky music is unquenchable, look no further.. doby, an original Funk/Soul outfit from Greensboro, NC has the grooves you're looking for. Sensational vocalist Robin Easter fronts the band with her grace and electric stage presence; she can get anybody out on the dance floor. The groove is established by formidable rhythm section Justin Horth - Drums and Leo Kishore - Bass. Jeff Yetter - Keys provides the magic sprinkles to set your mind dancing. Finally, on the guitar laying down the funk and rip-roaring electric leads is Marcus Horth - Guitar & Vocals. doby has shared the stage with acts such as : ?uestlove, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, The New Mastersounds, DJ Logic, Lake Street Dive, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, Big Something, The Broadcast, Who's Bad, and many more... doby has appeared at festivals including : Floydfest, Smilefest, National Folk Fest, Camp Barefoot, Floyd Fandango, Groverfest, Summer on Trade, MUSEP, Ribfest & City Market to name a few..
Listen, if you dare, to a story so bizarre that it has been known to make women faint and grown men shriek in terror!
Out of a time-rotted tomb crawls an unspeakable horror, the Tremors, the Scourge of the South...
The dark and twisted tale of the tremors begins in 1957, when AWOL marine and cough syrup addict, Stretch Armstrong (drums), met escaped mental patient, Jimmy Tremor (guitar, vocals) and former alligator wrestler, Slim Perkins (bass), at "The Happy Gizzard" a tar-paper shack that served as the local honky-tonk for the citizens of Sibly, NC. The trio was often seen blasting out the new Sun records of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins on the club's jukebox.
By 1958, the boys had their own band and toured extensively on the "Chitlin' Circuit" of the deep south. Then came the fateful night in Birmingham, AL when the band was paid entirely in booze, resulting in the alcohol poisoning deaths of all three members. When the bodies were shipped back to Sibly, the townspeople refused to let the Tremors be buried in the sacred ground of the church cemetery. As the stand-off between the next of kin and the towns-people ensued, the corpses began to mummify (probably due to their over-zealous consumption of "Pappy's corn juice" as Jimmy puts it) and the Tremors were soon back in show business touring with "Col. Bolt Upright's Cavalcade of Freaks and Oddities" out of Shreveport, LA. "The Zombie Hillbilly Band", as they were billed, was a strong draw (better than they ever did when they were alive) until the 1970's, when freak shows went out of public favor.
In 1981, the band was "abducted" (for a sum of $50) from Col. Upright by extraterrestrials, from the planet Zorcon, who had recently received broadcast transmission of new singing sensation, Elvis Presley, and had set out across the universe to bring back a rock'n'roll specimen. Telepathically sensing the vibrations of the "big beat" from Stretch's left hand, the aliens re-animated the boys, feeling that the "mummy" angle gave the band a much needed gimmick.
Once again the Dixie-fried deviants were drawing crowds at their new home in the Zorconian Museum of Natural History. The Tremors were number one on the inter-planetary charts and there was even talk of a feature film. They had the galaxy in the palms of their hands and then disaster struck. Broadcast transmissions of the Beatles on the "Ed Sullivan Show" reached Zorcon and the Tremors were returned to earth and exchanged for a band with a more "mop-top" appeal.
Since their return in 2003, the trio has released their earth-bound debut "The Scourge of the South", the "Uranium Rock EP" (in "Glow-in-the-Dark CD & vinyl formats), "Invasion of the Saucermen" (with 3-D "Tremor-Vision" graphics) and "Demon Boogie Fever" on Brain Drain Records and moved to the thriving metropolis of Greensboro, NC, "where they have them new-fangled movin' picture shows" says Stretch. They also frequent the city's many tattoo parlors, where, as Slim says "the needle reminds us of the pain of the living." Jimmy sums up the feeling of the band, "I'm sure glad they didn't bury us."
Quilla (Anna Luisa Daigneault) is a vocalist, songwriter and electronic music producer. Originally from Montreal, she lives in Greensboro, NC. Known within the electronic music community as a versatile vocalist, she has written songs for Tiesto, Heatbeat, Sultan + Shepard, Feenixpawl, and many others. She was a featured vocalist on hit club tracks released by Universal, Revealed Recordings, Armada, Vicious, Ministry of Sound and others. As an electronic producer, her work is inspired by house music, world beat, downtempo and experimental sounds. Her first album Beautiful Hybrid (2014) was featured by iTunes in their ‘Ahead of the Curve’ playlist, and the album was remixed and released on vinyl by Visionquest Music. Her second album You Got It (2017) included tracks ranging from cathartic to contemplative. A reviewer from I Want EDM noted, “her ability to transcend genres and tie all the brilliant intricacies of her production together is majestic.” Her upcoming projects include an album of ambient music as well as a collection of lullabies.
ALBUM REVIEWS "Kicking off with eerie drum-work, the listener is met with her spellbinding and ethereal voice – one that soothes the senses like silk would. Exciting more emotions in the listener, Quilla carries off the track well with her pitch perfect adeptness behind both, the microphone as well as the production desk." - We Rave You "This last year [Quilla] has been hard at work producing her new album ‘You Got It’, and it does not disappoint. The slick, varied productions alongside beautiful, poetic vocal forms a hybrid genre which Quilla has created. The influences of the producers she has worked with and her dance music background are evident, but her ability to transcend genres and tie all the brilliant intricacies of her production together is majestic." - I Want EDM
DJ BRIDDY FB @DjBriddy
DJ Briddy Performing In Club Sinister! Visiting us from Long Beach, California, Briddy’s sound spans genres and explores the world of electronic music. She brings west coast flavors rooted in disco to tech house beats that emote her passion for music. After beginning her 15 year DJ career on the west coast as a hip-hop and R&B radio dj, she found her place behind the decks in clubs spinning house, techno, and breaks. She has opened for touring talent such as DJ Dan, Agent Orange, Deekline, Joe Pompeo, DJ Colette, Little Boots, and Honey Dijon, and Left/Right. Briddy is a part of the @subculturezero DJ collective, and can be found spinning at their regular monthly parties on their monthly radio broadcast, SubCulture Soundsystem on @dancegruvradio. Check her out here: www.soundcloud.com/briddy
DJ KINGTHINGS With Strictly Social, Will Be Performing In The Great Hall At Castella 2018!
DJ MaCray Huff former star of Chicagolicious and Wetv’s L.A. Hair, spinning the ones and two’s exclusively at the Castle McCulloch's Crystal Gardens ballroom!
Quench Your Thirst At Any Of The 11 Bars With Smokin Bartenders! Expect Sizzling Entertainment, Sexy Dancers, Aerial Acrobatic Performances, Mesmerizing Fire Dancers, Enticing Costumes, Great Eats From Food Trucks Or Upgrade To The Exclusive Private Lounge, And All Sorts Of Exotic Acts!
The Castella 2018 Theme Is Enchanted! This Purposefully Broad Term Allows Your Imagination To Run Wild! We Welcome A Bare As You Dare Attitude When It Comes To Costumes, Whether It’s Enchanted Woodland Creatures, Minotaurs, Or The Fabled Fae…
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- Step 1: Purchase Your Event Entry Tickets!
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