NYC power-pop band The Drakes are playing at 9 pm on Saturday April 19th at the Subterranean, 2011 W. North Avenue, for the International Pop Overthrow – Chicago. (The Drakes are also doing an in-store 2 pm that day at Borders, 2817 N. Clark St.)
VH-1 is filming The Drakes for a new program on up & coming bands. EMI Music has contracted the services of singer Laura Ponce, and the band members have toured and recorded with the likes of Shawn Colvin and Lisa Loeb.
The Drakes were just out in LA scoring a program on fashion shows for the BBC and Discovery Channel; they scheduled a drive-time performance in Boston on WFNX commercial alternative radio as well as repeat appearances on Q108 in Clarksville/Nashville and WLIR on Long Island; and were booked for a show in upstate New York at a city-wide James Gandolfini event that is being taped by VH-1. The band has live shows and radio tie-ins scheduled in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Nashville.
Please check out www.drakesmusic.com for songs, photos, videos, news and bios.