Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester (9:30 PM)

Check In the Dark (8:30 PM)

Mon, June 13, 2011

8:00 pm

$15.00

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This event is all ages

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Leighton Meester - (Set time: 9:30 PM)
Leighton Meester
In April 2009, Meester signed a recording contract with Universal Republic. She recorded a cover of "Bette Davis Eyes", which later leaked on to the internet. The cover was met with positive reviews. Meester's first official single, "Somebody To Love", featuring R&B singer Robin Thicke, was released for airplay on October 13, 2009 and became available for digital download on October 14, 2009.[20] Her second single, "Your Love's A Drug", was digitally released on March 30, 2010.

Meester is featured on Cobra Starship's song "Good Girls Go Bad", which reached the Top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 peaking at #7, and on Stephen Jerzak's song "She Said". She recorded a cover of the song "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for the compilation album A Very Special Christmas 7. For her 2010 country drama film Country Strong, she recorded a cover of the song "Words I Couldn't Say" by Rascal Flatts as well as "A Little Bit Stronger" by Sara Evans featured on the film's soundtrack; a promotional single titled "Summer Girl"; and a duet with Garrett Hedlund titled "Give In To Me"
Check In the Dark - (Set time: 8:30 PM)
Check In the Dark
Check in the Dark blends tasty grooves and psychedelic folk like a smooth aged scotch. With hauntingly soothing vocals, free-flowing guitar lines, and complete professionals driving the backbeat, this band is a must watch!

Check in the Dark formed in Hollywood CA, and have been creating original music and playing LA scene and the southwest area of the country. They have played at the world famous Viper Room and The Roxy Theater together. Members of the band have shared the stage with such names as John Scofield, Oteil Burbridge, and Ziggy Marley. Drummer, Eli Hludzik has traveled the world sharing the stages with the likes of Mike Clark, The Dave Wood Trio, Charles Evans, The Language Of, Dakota and Rays Music Exchange. Etienne Franc, the group's bassist, toured Europe as the bassist for OPM opening for Everlast in several countries.
In addition to their outstanding musicianship and folk inspired vocals, the band has a well rounded selection of original material. Check offers a combination of "radio friendly" songs and at the same time the ability to jam out for extended periods of a song.
Check in the Dark has shared the stage and opened for such names as:

Taylor Hicks
Nels Cline (Wilco)
Mikael Jorgenen and Pronto (Wilco and Catpower)
Leo Nocenteli (The Meters)
The New Mastersounds
New Monsoon
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
The Rebirth Brass Band
John Thomas Griffith (Cowboy Mouth)
Big Organ Trio
Venue Information:
Troubadour
9081 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90069
http://www.troubadour.com/

All lineups and times subject to change