New Year's Eve at the Wynn Resort in Vegas -
Blue celebrated the new year at the Wynn Resort and Casino performing at
their VIP party. The band featured 12 performers including five BlueGirls
and the BlueBrass horn section. Over 2000 guests attended this exclusive
party. The performance was "in the round" and also featured additional
dancers and aerialists. The band spent three nights at the Wynn and while in
Vegas the group attended the musical "Love" featuring the music of the
Beatles. View more pics
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December Shows in Vancouver, Kansas City and Vegas -
The band makes their first trip to Vancouver, British Columbia since 2003
for an appearance Dec 3rd at the beautiful
Convention Center. It
was built for the 2010 Winter Olympics and is certified LEED Platinum!
That's as "green" as it gets. Following three nights in Canada the band
heads once again to Kansas City (the 4th trip in 2011). Then comes a date in
San Diego at Anthology followed by NYE in Vegas. It has been, by far, the
bands biggest year to date!
Liquid Blue Rocks the Westin in Seattle WA -
Liquid Blue made their fourth trip to Seattle on October 1st performing at the Westin Hotel.
The band loves the city of Seattle and took time to visit the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project.
Positive Music Association - Changing The World -
Liquid Blue is proud to be a long-time member of PMA (Positive Music Association
PMA, founded and headed by Scott Johnson works tirelessly supporting Positive Music and the artists who create this music for social change.
Liquid Blue singer Scott Stephens is featured in a recent PMA poster (above).
Scott Johnson recently wrote to us:
"Scott; You and Liquid Blue are on the top of my list of people who are really living and performing the message of what the PMA is about.
The New Liquid Blue Van! -
The Grovler driving the Liquid Blue hippie van with newly minted graphics. Honk if you see us on the road!
Salem, Massachusetts. Home of
the Witch Trials of 1692 -
As the short New England tour came to and end, some performers visited the historic city of Salem.
The episode is one of the most famous cases of mass hysteria, and has been used in political rhetoric and popular literature as a vivid cautionary tale
about the dangers of isolationism, religious extremism, false accusations, lapses in due process, and local governmental intrusion on individual liberties.
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There was no snow but on Saturday night, Sept 24th the band played in the
well known Ski Resort town of Stowe, Vermont at the Rusty Nail. While in
Vermont the group visited the capital city of Montpelier, which is the
smallest capital city in the USA and probably the most picturesque. Vermont
is also famous for their maple syrup (leading producer in the USA) and Ben
and Jerry's headquarters (which the band visited).
View more photos here
New Hampshire -
The band made their first ever appearance in the state of New Hampshire with
a two-night stint at the Chop Shop Biker Bar in Seabrook, NH. The group also
took time to visit the New Hampshire capital of Concord which is the oldest
statehouse in the USA. More
Providence, Rhode Island -
Liquid Blue performed in Providence, the capital city of Rhode Island, on
Wed, Sept 21st. The band last visited Rhode Island in 2007. Both
performances were at the Westin Hotel downtown.
Four State Swing in New England -
As fall approached, Liquid Blue headed for four states in the New England
region including Providence (Rhode Island), followed by two nights in Seabrook (New Hampshire) and finishing with a show in the mountain resort town of Stowe (Vermont).
Some performers took a side trip to the famous witch town of Salem
(Massachusetts) following the tour.
Band Heads South To Atlanta GA and Birmingham AL -
Liquid Blue travels to Atlanta for the 2nd time in the past year to perform at the
Marriott Marquis Hotel on Aug 22nd.
Then it's the bands first trip to Alabama with a show in
San Diego's Premiere Society Event, The Jewel Ball -
2011 was the 65th anniversary of the Los Patronas Jewel Ball, considered the biggest, most exclusive annual social event in America's Finest City.
Liquid Blue was chosen for this "Sapphire" anniversary and the band received rave reviews, being cited as the best band the event has had in over 13 years.
It was the debut for new BlueGirl Jenny Nowinski, shown above, right.
More Jewel Ball and San Diego pics
Liquid Blue featured the expanded group including five BlueGirls and the BlueBrass horn section.
The event, which is typically scheduled to conclude at 1AM,
normally empties out at about midnight. In this case, the majority of the crowd was still parting and dancing at 1:00.
Band Heads North to Sacramento, Portland, Seattle -
For the first part of August the band traveled north to Seattle WA, Portland OR and Ripon CA (near Sacramento) followed by a trip to the deep south.
This is the group's fourth trip to Seattle with another coming two months later in October. It was the first trip to Portland, America's greenest city.
Santee Street Fair - 05/28/2011
Tampa Bay, Florida-
The band performed for the first time in
this week and
then headed over to the Bahamas for a show. On the road the band did three
shows but were away for 11 days.
Gina Shines at Gala in Kansas City-
Liquid Blue was in
MO once again this weekend marking their
third trip in 2011. This show was for the Juvenile Diabetes Research
BC Jean, Puck (Glee) Attend Show in Big Bear
Mark Salling (Puck in the series "Glee") attended the bands show at Chad's
Place in Big Bear. He's pictured here with Diana and DJ Layla.
BC joined Liquid Blue on stage for the first time since 2003, singing the
hit she wrote for Beyoncé, "If I Were A Boy". She was in Big Bear filming a
new TV series. Her debut LP on Jive Records should be released soon. BC is a
former BlueGirl who was signed to a recording contract by none other than
Clive Davis of Sony Records. Mr. Davis was responsible for
discovering/singing Janis Joplin, Pink Floyd, Santana, Bruce Springsteen,
Aerosmith, Whitney Houston and many more. BC Jean is in good company! She is pictured here with DJ Layla.
A storm hit Big Bear the during the bands visit. Liquid Blue did three shows to packed houses at Chad's Place.
Liquid Blue in the Lone Star State
In February, Liquid Blue performed shows in
San Antonio and then headed for
. Photo on the left is a performance in San Antonio. The
band made a trip to the Alamo while in San Antonio. In Laredo the group
stayed on a large working ranch. Very Texas! A couple of
the Vegan BlueGirls
had a bit of trouble sleeping with cattle heads mounted above their beds.
Finalist for "Entertainer Of The Year"!
Liquid Blue has been selected as a finalist for "Entertainer of the Year - Ensemble" in the 2011 Event Solutions Spotlight Awards.
The Spotlight Awards are recognized as the premiere awards event in the corporate and social events industry.
Winners will be announced February 28th in Las Vegas at the Spotlight Awards ceremony which is being held at MEET Las Vegas on the strip.
Band Wins 2nd Rising Star Award for "Top Dance Band" -
REDDING, Conn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
the number one online event entertainment booking service, today revealed
its annual "Rising Star Award" winners for 2010. Winners were chosen based
on outstanding achievement in live music and event entertainment bookings.
The winners were selected from GigMasters' nationwide database of over 9,000
top-quality, client-rated entertainment acts and vendors.
Liquid Blue was
the highest grossing dance band on Gigmasters in 2010 and won "Top Dance
Band". The group also won the Rising Star Award in 2007 for Top Live Band.
Liquid Blue Featured in Two Postings on OpEdNews.com -
Columnist Meryl Ann Butler has written a timely piece in OEN (OpEdNews.com) entitled
Could the Proposed Department of Peace Have Intercepted the Tucson Gunshots?"
The article highlights the value of a Department of Peace and how it might
have made a difference in the recent Tucson violence.
Liquid Blue is mentioned in the article in regards to the band's work with
the Peace Alliance. A few days earlier (Jan 7th), prior to the shooting,
Meryl Ann had posted an
article on the Posi Awards
which are being held this month in Orlando,
Florida. Liquid Blue is a Posi nominee and former award recipient.
Click on the images above to view the articles.
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