Local Music: Iridesense Followed by Elvis Costello Tribute, Whole Sum, Revolution Bar & Music Hall
August 17, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – Local rock band Iridesense, the brother and sister led quartet from Long Island who are best known for tracks like “Gasoline” and “Next To You” will be performing selections from their latest release “Thought Parade” this Friday August 21st at 9:30pm at Revolution Bar & Music Hall located at 147 Merrick Road in Amityville, NY. Also on the bill that night is the Elvis Costello Tribute Band “Costello’s Flying Circus” as well as funk-rock-reggae band Whole Sum.
Formed in Merrick, Port Washington and Bayville since 1993, Iridesense has the same members as the day they started out; Rick Eberle (Vocals, Guitar), Tara Eberle – Drouin (Vocals, Bass), Rob Viccari (Lead Guitar), Rich Drouin (Drums) – Their music can be heard on Nickelodeon in the shows Zoey 101 (featuring Jaime Lynn Spears and Victoria Justice) and Drake & Josh. They’ve also been featured on MTV shows such as Pimp My Ride, Room Raiders, NEXT and on an episode of the show “Boiling Points”.
Iridesense was a semi finalist in the Q104.3 Mojito Band Search, in the Shift 2 Nissan Battle of the Bands, and were also semi finalists (top 20 out of 1000’s of entries nationwide) in the National “Be A Radio Star” Competition where they received airplay in rotation at Z100 radio in NY in addition to a nationally broadcast radio interview with Elvis Duran from the Z Morning Zoo and Actress Amanda Bynes.
Formed in Merrick, Port Washington and Bayville since 1993, Iridesense has the same members as the day they started out; Rick Eberle (Vocals, Guitar), Tara Eberle – Drouin (Vocals, Bass), Rob Viccari (Lead Guitar), Rich Drouin (Drums). Photo by Michael Rathsam. www.mcrphotography.com
They’ve played several cross country tours and big gigs at Irving Plaza in NYC, as between period entertainment at a New York Islanders NHL game, sold out engagements with Spin Doctors, Something Corporate and Gin Blossoms to name a few, and their performance for the nationwide Verizon FiOs Festival had a corresponding web video contest online for their song Gasoline.
The band released their Secret Constellation EP in 2013. In June 2008, they released A Trip Called Life on Paradiddle Records; their previous cds include a 1997 release “Cool Dream Tomorrow” on Rock Diva records, a 2001 release “Iridesense” on LLJ Records, and the 2002 self-released “Gasoline”.
Since 1993, Iridesense has been writing catchy pop songs releasing at least three full length CDs to date. As a band they have been carving out their niche, staying true to their vision and making music with a message. They have songs licensed to Nickelodeon, and had placements in several indie films. Their music is available on Cd Baby and iTunes. You can check out Iridesense live this coming weekend Friday August 21st at 9:30pm at Revolution Bar & Music Hall located at 147 Merrick Road in Amityville, at he corner of Merrick Road and Route 110.
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