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JOATA
Premier Concerts and Manic Presents:

JOATA

with Alea, Klokwize, Shame Penguin
Doors: 7:00 pm | Show: 7:30 pm
All Ages
Space Ballroom
Hamden, CT
$10.00 - $15.00

General Admission Standing Room Only

COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Vaccination (14 days past second shot) OR proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test (received within the past 72 hours) required for entry. If vaccinated, please bring your vaccination card or clearly legible photo of your vaccination card on your phone and a valid photo ID. If unvaccinated please bring printed or digital proof of your recent negative PCR test. Masks are required for all ticket holders and staff despite vaccination status. You may pull your mask down when eating or drinking only. These policies will remain in place until further notice.

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JOATA

JOATA is the moniker of Puerto Rican indie pop musician, Jose Oyola. Based in Brooklyn, Oyola blends hip hop and indie rock with Caribbean rhythms and writes anthemic bilingual songs about love, outer space and the homesickness of being part of the Puerto Rican diaspora.

Links: Official Website | Facebook | Instagram | Spotify

ALEA

Colombian born singer, composer and musician living in NYC. Alea was born and raised in La Guajira, Colombia before attending La Colegiatura Colombiana and later Berklee College of Music. Her sound combines her rich and diverse afro-indigenous background and her experience with diverse cultures and musical landscapes.

Links: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify

KLOKWIZE

Hartford-born rapper / songwriter Klokwize is well known for his work with LA rap icons Suga Free and DJ Quik, his many songs and features on ESPN-TV networks, and his breakout 2012 album Hood Hippie (co-produced by Dom McLennon of Brockhampton). He is a 3-time CTNow Best Hip-Hop nominee and won 'Best Music Video' at the 2017 LA Film and Script Festival in Hollywood CA for his video 'Up Down' with Angela Luna. 2017's Permission To Land album paired Klok with superproducers UNCLE DAVE (Bruno Mars '24K Magic') and RESOURCE DAVINCI (Miley Cyrus 'Bang Me Box) and featured the hit single 'A Little Respect.' IndieHipHop.com stated his 2019 album Dangerous Youth was 'sonicially a work of art.'

Blending modern indie pop with hip hop lyricism, the rapper/singer (born Patrick O'Sullivan) has been seen across the US including dates on Vans Warped Tour, SXSW, Foxwoods Casino, Toad's Place, Oakdale Theater, The Observatory Sana Ana, Club Rubicon Las Vegas, and New York City's club circuit including The Bitter End, The Delancey, Fontana's, Black Bear and Nuyorican Poets Cafe. He has shared the stage with music stars such as Tyga, Fat Joe, DJ Quik, Tha Dogg Pound, Obie Trice, Doug E Fresh, AMG, Suga Free, King Chip, Cormega, Pacewon, Murda Mook, Black Rob, The Sugarhill Gang, Living Colour, Hed (pe), Rehab, 2 Pistols, Fear Nuttin' Band, The Alchemystics, West End Blend, Roots of Creation and more.

Links: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify

SHAME PENGUIN

The truest definition of a super group Shame Penguin comes from 2 countries and 3 states to form one of the most dynamic sounds in recent history. Dustin Sclafani: straight outta Suffolk County Long Island the lead vocalist has danced his way from stage to stage to finally find a home in our Rookery. Tristan Powell:born in France Tristan jumped the pond at a young age. Art in all her glory has filled his young heart and driven him to many forms of expression. Jon Ozaksut: Chicago is the where Jonnie Oz’s origin story begins. Our pragmatic conscience Jon has a gift in talking the enigmatic Sclafani and the art driven Powell back into the reality that is our sound. Kenny Maraczi: the heartbeat of our rookery, Kenny takes his punk rock passion and drives this quartet passed all common time signatures with a smile on his face and the music in his heart.

Links: Official Website | Facebook | Instagram