SSO just got our live show reviewed in Allston Pudding. “this is gypsy punk and Somerville Symphony Orkestar is the kind of band with a very serious sense of humor”
New show just announced. We’re opening for the Rebirth Brass Band on July 26th at the Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge, MA (right before heading up for Jerry Jam). Get your tickets at http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3622104&pl=mideastclub&REFERRAL_ID=twfblike
We’re now officially on Wikipedia’s list of Gypsy Punk bands. Read all about it at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gypsy_punk
Read this article. Our Saxophonist and premium tracksuit model Joel Edinberg defends himself against the Weekly Dig! http://digboston.com/listen/2012/09/def-yo-joel-edinberg/
Today is the day! Our album is finally available online and you can get it at most retailers, though we do prefer bandcamp if you can make the choice. Check everything out at http://somervillesymphonyorkestar.bandcamp.com.
Richey, our most premium bass player, is playing a reunion show with his old band at TT the Bear’s Place on Friday, August 24th. Definitely worth checking out some good tunes. For more info, go to http://www.facebook.com/events/270573123048042/
It’s now official, SSO is going global.. and by that we mean our album will be available online at most major online retailers. In fact, SoundRoots.org has even put our album as one of the top 10 world music albums this month. Read about it at http://www.soundroots.org/2012/06/top-10-global-albums-june-2012.html.
This project also includes hiring Richey, Pete, and Joel to perform and work on production for the film score. The film is almost finished and the music is fantastic, so please help support the musicians that played and worked on the recording. You can donate at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1278664273/saints-of-the-old-city-orchestral-score-recording
We’re excited to introduce SSO’s newest full time member, drummer Matt Ellis. He also just recently got sponsored by Soultone Cymbals and Silverfox Drumsticks. Not too shabby. Read more about Matt and his life story at http://www.somervillesymphonyorkestar.com/about/matt-ellis.