Liquid 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.
Liquid Blue earned their 3rd Rising Star Award for being the highest earning dance band on Gigmasters in 2011, the largest internet booking service. The band also won the award in 2007 and 2010. The band won the award despite the fact that most Liquid Blue bookings are handled through talent agencies and not Gigmasters.
The statement “history repeats itself” certainly is true for Boston born Ellis Hall III. “E-3”, as he is referred to in music circles, has the influences of his father, Ellis Hall jr (http://www.EllisHall.com), the legendary soul singer, formerly of Tower of Power, to thank for his rich musical beginnings. However, music was not his initial career pursuit.
Liquid Blue performed in Cabo San Lucas on March 22nd where they “played and stayed” at the Hilton Los Cabos Beach Resort. The group has visited Baja’s favorite city many times.
Liquid Blue visited Minnesota and Wisconsin on a short tour including a big show for Harley Davidson. This was the first tour to this part of the country for Liquid Blue and the first time singer Nikki Green had performed in her home state of Wisconsin.
15 days; 14 cities, 12 states including Kansas City MO, Tulsa OK, Hot Springs AR, Nashville TN, Columbia SC, Charlotte NC, Sterling VA, Baltimore MD, Wilmington DE, Pittsburgh PA, Cleveland OH, Columbus OH, Indianapolis IN and St. Louis MO.
The class of 2012 at Vanderbilt University will be treated to a Liquid Blue concert at their commencement party. The event will be held in Nashville on the campus lawn and tickets are $20. Tom Brokaw is the keynote speaker. From the college web site:
The Biz Bash LA Readers Choice Awards Finalists have been announced and Liquid Blue has been selected as a finalist for “Entertainment Act of the Year”. Biz Bash is the leading trade media for the event industry. Voting closes on June 10th and the winners will be announced at the Biz Bash IdeaFest at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 13th.
All of us that hail from Southern California celebrate the world champion Los Angeles Kings who won their first ever Stanley Cup on June 11th. Kings fans waited 45 years for the cup to come to Los Angeles. Not even Wayne Gretsky was able to bring it to the city of angels during his tenure. The Kings started as the 8th seeded team but then dominated in the playoffs.
Liquid Blue was on the finish line main stage at Sea World for the 2012 San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon. Headlining the event was Donovan Frankenreiter.