The Bob Moog Foundation has announced the lineup of Asheville musicians who will come together May 27 to perform with symphonic rock keyboard virtuoso Erik Norlander at the fundraising concert, Moogus Operandi.
Norlander, a long-time Moog aficionado, will perform songs from his new album, The Galactic Collective. His massive custom modular synthesizer, affectionately known as The Wall of Doom, will provide the musical centerpiece for the evening.
Norlander has invited the following local musicians to perform with him on the Orange Peel stage:
- Adama Dembele (Afromotive) – African percussion
- Shen Hunt – African percussion
- River Guerguerian – percussion
- Greg Hollowell (Asheville Horns) – Saxophone
- Derrick Johnson (Asheville Horns) – Trombone
- Simon Goldbert – Trumpet
- Lana Lane – Female Vocal
- Debrissa McKinney (Laura Reed and Deep Pocket) – Female Vocal
- Oso Rey (Soulgrass Rebellion) – Male Vocals
- Woody Wood – Male Vocals
- Amos Gaynes – Voyager, MidiMurf
Moogus Operandi will rock the Orange Peel on May 27t, 2010, from 7-11pm. Blind Boy Chocolate and the Milk Sheiks open the show, followed by a set by Woody Wood.
The evening includes a Moog-inspired art auction, a multi-media presentation based on Bob Moog’s archives and a raffle for an iPod Touch, Moog Mulit-Pedal, a day of recording at Echo Mountain Studios, 2 tickets to Bonaroo, 2 tickets to the Orange Peel and a case of Moog Filtered Ale. Tickets are on sale at the Orange Peel.