Pancake7

from L: Nick Jaffe, Shea Drenkow, Matt Keseley, Sydney Cowan, Mickey Breeze, Becca Barniskis

Pancake7 is live house, disco, funk, soul and other unexpected things. Pancake7 features the talents of Sydney Cowan, Nick Jaffe, Becca Barniskis, Shea Drenkow, Matt Kesely, DJ Mickey Breeze, et. al.

 

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Linesmasher #5: DO NEW

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at Studio Z * 7 pm FREE

The Linesmasher series returns with genre-smashing performances by space-funk constructors Pancake7, New York guitarist and musician Zen with Josh Salant, and, quite possibly, YOU. Linesmasher 5 will feature an ultra open mic that will be open to all audience members who are invited to perform anything they wish—all they have to do is use Pancake7 in some way.

Linesmasher, hosted by Pancake7, is a groundbreaking performance series dedicated to smashing artistic, cultural, color, gender, and just about any other line you can think of. Expect the unexpected.

Zen is a New York City-based guitarist and songwriter who describes his sound as “Al Green listening to Telemundo.” He’ll be joined by drummer/bassist/audio engineer Josh Salant.

Pancake7 hosts each Linesmasher event and actively collaborates with the featured artists. The band combines the intense, soul-inflected vocals of Sydney Fulton, the modernist/absurdist lyrical sensibilities of poet/vocalist Becca Barniskis, and the idiosyncratic funk-rock guitar stylings of session and touring veteran and producer Nick Jaffe. The band is driven by the deep, hip hop influenced rhythm section of drummer Matt Keseley and bassist Shea Drenkow. P7’s sound draws on broad and deep precedents from post-punk, 70’s and 80’s R&B to avant-garde classical and free jazz. Also hitting the stage with Pancake7 will be Twin Cities’ DJ/producer/multi-instrumentalist, DJ Mickey Breeze.

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Josh Salant

Linesmasher #4: Bust Out!!!

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Honey  7 pm FREE

Linesmasher series is back  with another genre-smashing performance by space-funk constructors Pancake7–joined by DJ Mickey Breeze– emcee/producer Soul Reflect and writer/performer Thadra Sheridan.

Hosted by Pancake7, Linesmasher is a performance series dedicated to smashing artistic, cultural, color, gender, and just about any other line you can think of. Expect the unexpected.

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Linesmasher #3!!!

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Honey  7 pm FREE

Linesmasher series launches first of six shows September 30 with genre-smashing performances by space-funk constructors Pancake7–joined by DJ Mickey Breeze– emcee/spoken word performance artist Kaoz, and performance artist robert

Hosted by Pancake7, Linesmasher is a performance series dedicated to smashing artistic, cultural, color, gender, and just about any other line you can think of. Expect the unexpected.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 at Eagles 34 9 pm $5 cover

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Kitty Cat Klub 9 pm $5 cover

with The RI, Crow Milk and Kloud

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Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Hook & Ladder 6-8 pm – FREEE!!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Reverie Cafe + Bar in Minneapolis (with The RI, CABS, Black Sam Malone)

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Reverie Cafe + Bar in Minneapolis

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Pancake7 with Ringout! and X Slave at the Driftwood Char Bar on Thursday, September 22, 2016 – 9 pm

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Pancake7 & Downrange Telemetrics with X Slave and the Halley Devestern Band at  the Amsterdam Bar   Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – 9 pm

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Linesmasher #2 at Reverie   Sunday, August 21, 2016 – 9 pm

Don’t Stay in Your Lane

Linesmasher#2, an evening of music and poetry that defies description. 1, 5 or 10 dollardonation (pay what you can) Hosted by futurefunk adventurists Pancake7. Featuring performances by MC Katana Da Don, poet Sharon Chmielarz, and wearable art by Tamiko French of Soulspeak Expressions. Open mic for all singers, MC’s, poets and musicians. A collection will be taken up for the Justice for Philando Castile Fund.

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Benefit show for the Justice for Philando Castile Fund at Acadia Cafe   Friday, July 29, 2016

featuring Pancake7, X Slave, Katana Da Don, and Clint Niosi

An eclectic bill of funkrock, hip hop, rock and heavy folk, united to raise funds for the Justice for Philando Castile Fund started by Philando’s family. $5 suggested donation–all proceeds to be donated to the fund.
Parking validation for lot behind the venue. Acadia: 329 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

Line Smasher #1!     Sunday, May 8, 2016

Pancake7 is hosting a new performance series called Line Smasher, a performance series dedicated to smashing genre, medium, color and culture lines. First event is Sunday, May 8 at 8 pm at Reverie Cafe + Bar in Minneapolis.  Featuring music by Dead People Particles and poetry by IBe! Be there!

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