Joined: Feb 09, 2003
From: Just up the road from Chef Shangri-La
|Posted: 2014-01-06 12:13 pm  Permalink|
Here's a great way to warm up on Saturday night January 18th: @ the first "Evening in Shangri-La" of 2014 featuring the melodic sound of The Astronauts Space Age Lounge Combo. The boys will get you movin' and keep ya'll warm on a cold winters night...
For those of you that are unfamiliar with their sound here's a little bio info...
The Astronauts are comprised of veteran musicians from the vast array of Chicago-area talent. The primary focus of the band involves a sonic emphasis that is rooted in late 1950s/early 1960s American pop culture (think of a Maynard G. Krebs/George Jetson hybrid, with just a touch of nasty R & B). However, to say that The Astronauts are a self-consciously hip "retro" act would be misleading. Although the group demonstrates a keen and reverent ear for the mature sounds of years past (the kind of stuff often found on discounted garage sale records), the freshness of bandleader Jon Kostal's postmodern arrangements, coupled with the high-energy excitement generated by the group's soloists, is uniquely suitable for the most contemporary dancing and listening tastes. Put simply, this is not your father's lounge band.
The drink special for Saturday 1/18 is a Bird of Paradise served in Collector Mug for $18.00, plus the usual (huge) selection of Tropical Drinks and Asian Fusion Cuisine to help everyone through the night. What better way to warm up a frigid January night than with the groovin' sounds of The Astronauts Space Age Lounge Combo and the tropical ambiance of Chef Shangri-La?
FYI: NEW START TIME FOR 2014 IS 9:00PM, BANDS WILL STILL PLAY 2 sets and the FREE raffle will still be held between sets at approximately 10:00pm/10:15pm. THEN BANDS WILL PLAY A SECOND SET FINISHING by 11:15pm/11:30pm! Patrons are welcome to move to the Tiki bar at that time, so we may get the dining room ready for Sunday. The Chef management thanks you for your continued support!!!!
See Ya'll at the Chef!!
BaMbOoLoDgE...where the South Pacific meets the Great White North!