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NYC to First Night Boston to NYE Bash: Band Inc.

Updated: Dec 20, 2019

Before year end Band, Inc. will be traveling back to the well-known nightclub, The Bitter End, located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City. Built in 1961, the Bitter End has been an iconic venue for striving bands, songwriters and comedians. Their legendary reputation is recognized for showcasing young performers like Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Woody Allen, Billy Crystal, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Joan Biaz, Stevie Wonder Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and thousands more (see full list here). Following their trip to NYC, Band, Inc. will be performing First Night Boston in the afternoon then will be headlining New Year's Eve at the Middle East Nightclub in Cambridge, MA.

Band Inc. a cover band from New Bedford Massachusetts, led by 18-year-old lead singer and bassist, Giuliana Amaral. The band combines high energy and exceptional guitar solos while also bringing a unique twist to classic rock songs.

The band has had quite the year, performing all over New England. From weekly local shows to opening up for National Acts, Band, Inc.has become a strong force in the cover band scene. After having a successful show at The Bitter End in NYC back in August, they are going back for an end of year showcase on Friday December 27, 2019. Band, Inc. has an entourage of family and friends traveling down to support them. The Bitter End has showcased thousands of young performers working hard to forge their own path. It's a great opportunity for the band, and they're excited to get back on the same stage that has supported thousands of musicians over the years.

A few days later, Band, Inc. will be performing at the highly anticipated city-wide celebration First Night Boston taking place in Copley Square. This event is for all ages, and is free to the public. Founded in 1975, the long running festival features family-friendly activities such as a parade down Boylston Street, a spectacular pyrotechnics show, ice sculptures, and the infamous Copley countdown. The band will hit the stage around 1pm, which will be broadcast live on NECN.

Band, Inc. has a monthly residency at the Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub and was asked to host the New Years Eve bash in the Corner Room beginning at 9:30pm on December 31, 2019. The band will be playing top cover dance songs until after the ball drops. The Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub is an American entertainment complex consisting of five adjacent dining and live music venues in the Central Square area of Cambridge, MA. Having featured a huge variety of musicians since 1987, the establishment was described in 2007 as "the nexus of metro Boston's rock-club scene for local and touring bands" by the Boston Phoenix.

Flyer by Giuliana playing at the Middle East Corner

Lead singer and bassist, Giuliana Amaral is dedicated to creating a fun experience for her audience. Whether it be with Band, Inc. or with her solo project, she is ready for all the opportunities in front of her. The unrelenting support from her family in her musical endeavors has been a catalyst in allowing these opportunities to happen. From lessons to practicing to performing on stages all over New England, Giuliana and her band's success is a direct result of hard work, an active gigging calendar and dedication. 2019 has been a stellar year for them, and for 2020 they have some big plans. Giuliana is working on her original music and has plans to record her first single, "Blue", in the coming months. Follow the band on Instagram @Band_inc and all other social media platforms to find out what happens next.

Giuliana at the Salem Food Truck Festival with the All You Got Tour (photo by Patty Duffey Photography)

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