“Mondays at The House” is a new monthly emerging artists concert series presented by John Loeffler, Founder & Executive Director of Fieldhouse-Music BMG, and Grace Blake, Producer and General Manager at The Iridium. “Our premiere showcase was a hit and the momentum for those performers continues as they all have left for tours across the U.S.,” says John Loeffler.
“Mondays at The House” is a monthly showcase presenting talent curated by Fieldhouse-BMG and Iridium as a means of discovering, nurturing, and promoting the very best unsigned artists in the country today. Industry mixers and meet and greets follow the performances, and aspiring artists in the audience are encouraged to bring samples of their own music to be considered for an upcoming showcase.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered.
February Line up:
Sophie Auster is an award winning singer and songwriter, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has toured all over the world and has been featured in Vogue, Elle, Les InRocks, Spin, Glamour, Paris Match, Rolling Stone, Velvet, Paper, Nylon, Porter, and was spotlighted as one of W Magazine’s rising young stars. Auster’s last album has been praised by The New York Times for its “sultry, folksy vocals” and W Magazine calls it “soaring.” John Osburn of the acclaimed music blog, Obsburt raves: “Each song was a realization, and a high point. Her voice is relentlessly surprising, shimmering with folk, blues, concert rock, and cabaret.” Auster has made two LP’s, her self titled debut released under Naive records, Dogs and Men, and one EP, Red Weather. Her forthcoming album, Next Time, is due out in 2018.
On a cold New York January winter evening in 2013, Pat Via and Mitch Mitchell had not yet met, but were making their way separately through the snow covered West Village streets to a gallery opening on Jane Street, never expecting the twist of fate the night would unveil. Once there, Pat was making the rounds, clad in downtown black from head to toe, weaving through the crowd, whiskey in hand, with one eye on the art and the other on the Soho amazons gathered there that night, when a friend offered to introduce him to a fellow musician, Mitchell C. Mitchell, who was boisterously holding court in a back corner of the gallery, his face hidden beneath a fedora and a mane of unruly hair, his neon colored fingernails weaving nimbly through the air as he spoke. The two immediately hit it off, debating the rumor that Rock and Roll was officially dead, Bach concertos, girls wearing miniskirts in winter, and other such things one discusses on the way to the bottom of a bottle. As they parted ways that night, they agreed that Rock was very much still alive and just needed a swift kick in the ass to get it going again, so they arranged to meet for a jam session the following day, and January Jane was born.
Singer-songwriter, Tyler Venice, hails from Harlem, NY, conveying a powerful voice that embodies a sensual smoothness. An eloquent performer, displaying high energy, she leaves the audience yearning for more. Influenced by the powerhouse vocals of Toni Braxton, Brandy and Jazmine Sullivan, Tyler.V originates from a Caribbean background and captures your entire spirit with a vocal blend that is both comforting and effortlessly unique.
After winning her first talent competition at the age of 10, the experience accelerated Tyler.V’s passion and sparked a focused desire to perfect her craft. She then received vocal lessons from renowned composer, lyricist, playwright and vocal coach Pat Holley – whose list of former students include the likes of rap artist Doug E. Fresh; three-time Tony winner Hinton Battle; supermodel and television personality Iman; and Broadway star Stephanie Mills. From there, Tyler. V went on to attend the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts where she continued her musical studies- diversifying her background and interests by immersing herself in various musical genres including classical and opera. Tyler.V currently works with seasoned voice teacher, songwriting coach, and R&B and gospel voice expert ILana Martin – creator of the Vocal Workout Singing School in New York City. Martin has worked as a supporting vocalist for the likes of Barry White, Patti LaBelle, D’Angelo, Stevie Wonder and more.
Tyler.V has performed at numerous showcases including Nema’s Boom Boom Room held at Toshi’s Living Room in New York City, and Hip Hop Retreat at Silvana’s of Harlem. In May 2016, Tyler.V was invited to perform at American rapper, record producer, and former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, Dwight “Heavy D” Myers’ memorial service in Mount Vernon, NY.
Tyler.V’s debut EP Unlocked is a true testament to her talents and showcases the unique perspective of her artistry. The very same dynamic range and passion shines through on “Let It Go”, the first single from her highly-anticipated EP, set for release February 2018.
Home State is a pop-rock band from New York City comprised of David Berliner (percussion), Alex Friedlander (vocals), Matt Gralla (guitar, keys), and Jordan Glaser (bass, guitar, keys).
David Berliner, Alex Friedlander and Matt Gralla met at the University of Pennsylvania and played in the same music scene before moving to New York City to pursue their life-long dreams of working in finance and tech (just kidding). The stars aligned one fateful summer day in 2015, and the three teamed up to form Home State and pursue their shared passion more seriously. Long-time friend Jordan Glaser joined to solidify the band in 2017.
Home State’s first single “Without Your Love” has been featured on Spotify’s Fresh Finds & United States Viral 50 playlists and can be found on all major music platforms. Home State’s music is rooted in rock, but is also heavily influenced by pop, R&B, and alternative music. They have been compared to Bob Moses, Chet Faker and Maroon 5.
Vocals / Alex Friedlander
Guitar, Keys / Matt Gralla
Bass, Guitar, Vocals / Jordan Glaser
Drums / David Berliner