Friday, March 12, 2010

Golden Bloom Plays Beatles on Ukulele Party at SXSW

Golden Bloom will play The Beatles on Ukulele Party at SXSW. The Austin event’s financial beneficiary will be EMI (the past two recipients were Warren Buffett and Yoko Ono). “We just wanted to express our eternal gratitude to EMI for bringing us treasures like The Beatles. Our goal is to help celebrate, not mourn the passing of EMI in these, its final days,” says Beatles on Ukulele co-founder, Roger Greenawalt of the struggling record company. occurring on March 17th and 18th at
The brainchild of producer Roger Greenawalt (Ben Kweller, Nils Lofgren, The Pierces) and David Barratt (Jimmy Page, David Bowie), they set to re-record every Beatles song with a release every week alongside an essay.

Beatles on Ukulele Party
The Patio at Jaime’s
802 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701-3313
Wednesday March 17 and Thursday March 18
11 AM - 6 PM
Check out Golden Bloom’s cover of The Beatles’ “I’ll Get You” .