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Yes is Coming to the St. George

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yesTo all the Yes fans out there. The Yes, the Album Series tour is coming to the Staten Island on Tuesday, August 9.  The band that everybody knows as Yes is coming to the St. George Theatre.  If you want tickets, go to the St. George Theater Website, or go to their box office.  If you want to see the show, have a good time.  They’re going to perform their 1980 album Drama and their 1973 album Tales from Topographic Oceans.  If you want to see Yes, make sure you get there and have a good time.

  • Chris Bungay, reporting for Life-Wire News Service, edited by Edward Gregory.  Originally featured on Lifestyles Radio‘s Totally 80’s Chris Show.

Local Stars to Shine at Concert for Karlus Trapp

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Go enjoy a lot of local Staten Island talent  at the Karlus Trapp Got Ripped Off Fun Raiser, September 19, 5 to 9 p.m. at the Flagship Brewery, 30 Minthorne Street in Tompkinsville.  Fourteen acts will come out to help Karlus Trapp recover equipment that was recently stolen from a car outside his West Brighton home. Alexa, Leila Hegazy, comedian Pauline Herveaux, singer songwriter Matt Wilson, Queen Tipsy, Byron Kimbrough and Rudy Mwongozi, Joan Caddell Band, Cara Lanzi, Living through Movement Dancers, Jeanine Otis & Larry Marshall, Nanci Richards, and the Tom Cintula’s Buffalo 24 will perform along with many others.

“Staten Island artists who I have played are coming together, giving their time and energy to help me recoup some funds so I can get back on my musical feet,” said Trapp.  “When something like this happens, you find out who the angels in the community are.”

Trapp has been playing and teaching guitar on Staten Island for more than 30 years.  Some of the people who have helped Trapp at this time include Steve Schwall, who is the energy behind this event and John Castellano at Castellano’s House of Music, who provided temporary equipment for his performances.  Tickets are $30 each, including food and open bar, and can be purchased at the door or online at KarlusTrappFunRaiserTix.

Article written by Samuel Stone and Eddy Gregory for Life-Wire News Service.

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Anthony DeFato (left) interviewing musician Karlus Trapp.  Photo by Anthony Pabon for Life-Wire News Service

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Check out Lauren Steussy’s coveage of the Karlus Trapp concert on SILive.]