Beats Antique are bringing their, “A Thousand Faces Tour,” to the Vogue Theatre on Tuesday, April 15th at 8:00 p.m, and those who attend should expect an aesthetically entrancing and sensory overload-inducing performance.
Although the band is American (formed in 2007 in San Francisco, California) their sound is anything but. The variety of music that Beats Antique plays makes them hard to characterize. You can easily tell that there are Middle Eastern Influences; however, they are not afraid to bring the bass. Percussionist Tommy Cappel and multi-instrumentalist David Satori seamlessly blend elements of world fusion music and EDM to create a captivating dance party.
Speaking of dancing, at the center of the performance is Zoe Jakes, a talented dancer who combines aspects of belly-dancing with tango, break dance and others, leaving audiences mesmerized. Jakes endures multiple costume changes throughout a Beats Antique performance, further reinforcing an already visually stimulating stage set-up.
For the stage production of this tour, the band raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter. The goal of the project was to create a live performance that tells a story through the use of live music, choreography and video. The outcome looks to be incredible; the moving stage parts and trippy visuals perfectly complement the live music.
There is also an element of audience interaction. According to their proposal, “The heart of A Thousand Faces is Joseph Cambell’s ‘The Hero’s Journey’ where he explores the monomyth of all cultures. The album combined with our video production brings this story to life, making each member of our audience the hero. We promise this to be a multi-dimensional experience you have yet to truly experience from Beats Antique.”
It is no wonder that the poster promoting the show invites attendees to, “Come with us on a trip through your inner dimensions.”
To see a preview of what to expect, watch the video below.