Friday night, in her first Miami show in almost a year, Rachel Goodrich reminded a capacity crowd at Midtown lounge Ricochet what they’ve been missing since she moved to Los Angeles. Leaving her signature ukulele and kazoo in their cases and donning a pair of red sequined pants for her homecoming, Goodrich, backed excellently by a full band, played a set that included songs off her 2011 self-titled LP, new tracks, and a swaggering version of Tinker Toys gem “Little Brass Bear”. Afro-indie rock outfit Kazoots opened up the night with a fiery performance that bodes well for the young quintet’s emergence onto the Miami music scene. To see our photos from the show, visit the Beached Miami Facebook page.
On Friday, Jan. 20, Shake-a-billy chanteuse and hometown gal Rachel Goodrich will play her first Miami show in almost a year, taking the stage at Midtown lounge Ricochet with her band, The Moneybags. Afro-indie rock quintet Kazoots will open with singer/songwriter Inez Barlatier on lead vocals. To get all the details, visit the Facebook event page.
*Gene Ween and Dave Dreiwitz of Ween were supposed to play as well, but they had to cancel their tour for undisclosed reasons.
Awesome show alert! On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Gene Ween and Dave Dreiwitz of Ween — inimitable, iconoclastic, ingenious Ween! — are playing at Midtown lounge Ricochet one day before they ship out on the Weezer Cruise. Flying in from Los Angeles for her first Miami show in almost a year, Shake-a-billy chanteuse and hometown gal Rachel Goodrich, who released a self-titled LP back in February, is opening with her band, the Moneybags. To get all the details about the show, visit the Facebook event page.
On Sunday night, Beached Miami is co-presenting former LIVE frontman Ed Kowalczyk for an acoustic show at Midtown lounge Ricochet. Now, as we near the year 2012, I know you think you’re too cool for LIVE, but everyone remembers you rocking Throwing Copper on your Sony Walkman back in ’94 and lashing your shoulders raw with the braided ponytail sprouting from the back of your otherwise bald, banging head. This Sunday night is your chance to relive those angsty, earnest days as Ed performs his hits at Ricochet, which opened during Art Basel weekend with performances by Nas, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, and TV On The Radio.
To learn more about the show, visit the Facebook event page. Also, leave a comment after the jump to enter to win a pair of free tickets. We will announce the winner on Friday afternoon. Until then, here’s a masterpiece of ’90s music videomaking.
Ahead of his performance at the Midtown lounge Ricochet on Monday night, comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried took a few minutes to chat with Beached Miami’s Robby Campbell. The sonorous voice of the Aflac duck before losing the gig due to a series of controversial Twitter postings about the Japanese tsunami — e.g., “What do Japanese Jews like to eat? Hebrew National Tsunami” — Gottfried shared his reaction to the death of Kim Jong-Il, reminisced about his role as Iago in the Aladdin movies, and griped about the politics that kept Saved By The Bell: Wedding In Las Vegas from winning an Oscar.
We have a few pairs of tickets to give away to Gottfried’s Ricochet performance on Monday night. To enter to win, @mention Beached Miami on Facebook with a link to this post. We will announce the winners on Sunday afternoon. Until then, heeeeeeeere’s Gilbert.