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The UC-IMC Presents Sista Otis and the Wholly Rollers - The Life and Thoughts of Zach

Jan. 16th, 2004

12:07 pm - The UC-IMC Presents Sista Otis and the Wholly Rollers

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Friday, January 23rd 2004 @ 8pm
Sista Otis and the Wholly Rollers
$6-$15 sliding scale ($10 suggested)</strong>

Take a very tight high energy rock quartet, add in some hip-hop, funk, radical politics, urban folk lyrics, and front it all with a downright frenetic lead singer and you've got Sista Otis and the Wholly Rollers. Based in Detroit, Sista Otis played solo at the IMC during Grrrlfest 2002 and she rocked the house with just her accoustic guitar and her high-paced rap-sung voice -- now she returns with a full rock band. With their recent host of major awards in Detroit, this band is poised for greatness. We're so lucky to be able to host them at the Channing-Murray, Urbana's only all ages, non-smoking, acoustically wonderful space.

"She has enough girl power to fuel a fire and enough soul to make James Brown proud." - Rachel May, Detroit Free Press

"Sista Otis has her own funk-stewed, potatoes and soul brand folk. Urban folk with such a depth, maturity and atmosphere, you know it could only come out of Detroit." -Melissa Giannini, Metro Times

You can listen to some song clips here

This show is located at Channing-Murray Foundation (right above the Red Herring), 1209 W. Oregon(map), Urbana.

Current Mood: energeticenergetic
Current Music: Sista Otis - I Didn't Do It

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From:zarfmouse
Date:January 16th, 2004 11:31 am (UTC)
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I've had that pic for a while, I just don't use it that often, it's not my default.

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From:zarfmouse
Date:January 16th, 2004 11:44 am (UTC)
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Oh and I have no idea what Polyphonic Spree is and their website requires Flash which I don't have on this computer.

What's it?
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From:the_sween
Date:January 16th, 2004 11:00 am (UTC)

What time does it start?

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We might be able to make it down to see the show...what time does it start?

Cool new pic BTW.
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From:zarfmouse
Date:January 16th, 2004 11:32 am (UTC)

Re: What time does it start?

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Oops, 8pm.
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From:assclouds
Date:January 16th, 2004 05:51 pm (UTC)

Re: What time does it start?

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DUDE!

Dude.

dude...

You should go see the Nu Orbit Ensemble at Nargile on the 23rd instead. Dag.
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From:assclouds
Date:January 16th, 2004 05:54 pm (UTC)

Re: What time does it start?

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Wait.

I am confused.

You are not justin. You are just using his icon.

Damn it all. But you should still go see the Nu Orbit Ensemble. And Zach should too, but I know he wont. Bastards.
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From:zarfmouse
Date:January 16th, 2004 10:11 pm (UTC)

Re: What time does it start?

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What time? There's a very reasonable chance that I'll be able to swing by after the Sista Otis show if you are playing late.
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From:assclouds
Date:January 16th, 2004 10:41 pm (UTC)

Re: What time does it start?

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You know... I tried looking it up - to no success. I honestly have no idea when it starts. However, someone recently informed me that there is an opening act. That might well prove promising.
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From:folkyboy
Date:January 16th, 2004 12:09 pm (UTC)
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how come i can't ever hear about cool people like this? i think once they "based" themselves out of here, they got out! haha
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From:zarfmouse
Date:January 16th, 2004 12:42 pm (UTC)
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Heh. Looking at their past tour dates it looks like they play all over MI. The Detroiter seems to be their main place to play in Detroit.
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