COSMOPOLITAN... Square One's 4th Annual Fall Event

Designed by Chris Zenger

Square One's 4th Annual Fall Creative & Performing Arts Showcase will be called COSMOPOLITAN, and the event theme will revolve around an international, world motif.

The main event will take place on Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 7pm to midnight at The RITZ Ybor, with an Art Walk preview on Friday, November 18, 2011 at The RITZ Ybor, Singing Stone gallery, Ybor Art colony and 10 other participating venues.

Check out www.squareoneflorida.com.com/cosmopolitan.html for more information!



CONGRATULATIONS to The James-Lange Theory!

THE JAMES-LANGE THEORY
The ULTIMATE Band of 2011


CONGRATULATIONS to The James-Lange Theory, the winners of this year's ULTIMATE BAND showcase at The RITZ Ybor. The James-Lange Theory won over On Carlton Row (runner-up), The Reverie, The Ken Apperson Band, Next of Kin and Khora for the title and are the recipients of the Grand Prize:
  1. $500.00 cash & a $100.00 gas card courtesy of The Radiant Group
  2. studio recording time courtesy of Atomic Audio, Inc.
  3. a paid gig at COSMOPOLITAN, Square One's annual fall event on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at The RITZ Ybor
  4. a paid gig at Live Music Series at Hyde Park Village
  5. the opportunity to open for an upcoming national touring act at The RITZ Ybor
Each band had to perform the cover song performed at the Semi-Finals the week they won, two original songs and 1 cover song by Michael Jackson. Below are photos of the bands along with captions of what songs they performed by The King of Pop.


The James-Lange Theory
Semi-Finals cover: "Toxic" & "Baby One More Time" by Britney Spears
Finals cover: medley of "I Want You Back" by The Jackson 5 & "Black or White" by Michael Jackson
www.reverbnation.com/thejameslangetheory


On Carlton Row
Semi-Finals cover: "Suspicious Minds" by Elvis Presley
Finals Cover: "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson
www.reverbnation.com/oncarltonrow


Next of Kin
Semi-Finals cover: "Oops! I Did It Again" by Britney Spears
Finals cover: "Bad" by Michael Jackson
www.reverbnation.com/thenokband


Khora
Semi-Finals cover: "Always Be My Baby" by Mariah Carey
Finals cover: "Man In The Mirror" by Michael Jackson
www.reverbnation.com/khora


The Ken Apperson Band
Semi-Finals cover: "Fantasy" by Mariah Carey
Finals cover: "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" by Michael Jackson
www.reverbnation.com/kenapperson


The Reverie
Semi-Finals cover: "Fat-Bottomed Girls" by Queen
Finals cover: "Dirty Diana" by Michael Jackson
www.reverbnation.com/thereverieband


Mighty Mongo
last year's winners of The ULTIMATE Band 2010
www.mightymongo.com


The James-Lange Theory
with some of this year's Judges Panel
Teacup (GaYBOR), Dinah Powers (The Cowhead Show, 102.5 The Bone)
Lauren (The Kage Kult Show, 98 Rock), Carole Liparoto (tbt)
Jocelyn Brenner (Hyde Park Village Live Music Series)
Dallas Nielsen (returning judge), Jeremy Gloff (tbt Top Music Artist of 2011)
Brandon Thompson (Metromix)


CONGRATULATIONS to all of the bands for a successful night for live music in Tampa & thank you to all of our judges!

Check out more photos from The ULTIMATE BAND 2011 by clicking here.


ULTIMATE BAND 2011 Line-up



CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ULTIMATE BAND 2011 CONTESTANTS: The Reverie, The Ken Apperson Band, The James-Lange Theory, Next of Kin, On Carlton Row and Khora who will each perform 2 original songs, the cover song performed the Semi-Finals week they won & 1 cover song by MICHAEL JACKSON.

YOUR APPLAUSE is needed to help one of them win the title of THE ULTIMATE BAND OF 2011 and the Grand Prize: (1) the opportunity to open for an upcoming national touring act at The RITZ Ybor, (2) recording studio time courtesy of Atomic Audio, Inc, (3) a paid gig at the Fall Square One 2011 event, (4) a paid gig at the Hyde Park Village Live Music Series, (5) $500.00 cash & much more!

Last year's ULTIMATE BAND winners, Mighty Mongo will also perform.

JUDGES PANEL for this night include head judge Jeremy Gloff (singer/songwriter), Brandon Thompson (Metromix), Lauren O'Neil (The Kage Kult Show, 98 Rock), Mark "Teacup" (GaYbor), Dallas Nielsen (Professional Salon Services), Elysse Carrasco (Miller Lite), Jocelyn Brenner (Hyde Park Village), Carole Liparoto (tbt), Lindsay Vitola (Mighty Mongo), Steve Ballard (Bella Danza), Tim Switzer (The Radiant Group), Dinah Powers (The Cowhead Show, 102.5 The Bone) and Monica Shillinglaw (Miller Lite). Emceed by Melissa Carroll.

$5.00 admission (advance) and $10.00 (day of show). $5.00 tickets are available from all participating bands and at The RITZ Ybor Box-Office (813) 248-9210. Admission will be $10.00 day of show. Food provided by The Stone Soup Company.

For more information, please visit: www.ritzybor.com/ultimate2011.html

Fall 2011 Teaser & Hints


Here is the latest teaser ad for this fall's upcoming SQUARE ONE Creative Event that will take place over the course of two days on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19, 2011. The teaser was designed by Chris Zenger.

The official event name and theme will be unveiled at the ULTIMATE Band Finals on Friday, August 19, 2011 at The RITZ Ybor.


On Carlton Row: Winners of ULTIMATE 2011 Week 4

Congratulations to On Carlton Row, winners of Semi-Finals Week 4 of ULTIMATE 2011: The RITZ Ybor's Quest for the ULTIMATE Opening Act.


Ettison came a very close second with their rendition of "Suspicious Minds," while Last Minute Stars ("Devil In Disguise"), Spark Notes ("Jailhouse Rock") and Ars Nova ("A Little Less Conversation") gave everyone a run for their money. In the end, it was On Carlton Row who ultimately won the night with their take on The King's "Suspicious Minds."

On Carlton Row will advance to the August 19 Finals where they join Week 1 winners The Reverie, Week 2 winners The Ken Apperson Band, Week 3 winners The James-Lange Theory and Next of Kin and newly announced Judges Pick, Khora. All six bands will be performing the cover song performed the week they won, 2 original songs and 1 cover song by Michael Jackson.

The winning band immediately Tweetpic-d after their victory
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Special thanks to Week 4's panel of judges... Jeremy Gloff, Dinah Powers (The Cowhead Show, 102.5 The Bone), Mark Nikolich (Automic Audio, Inc.) and Monica Shillinglaw (Miller Lite / Blue Moon).

Check out On Carlton Row on ReverbNation by clicking here and don't miss them at the ULTIMATE 2011 Finals on August 19, 2011 only at The RITZ Ybor.