Vince Rangi is Roaring Lion’s backing vocalist. But today he was depping for our regular bassist Taria Teiti aka ‘T’, who couldn’t make rehearsal. Vince is so cool, playing the bass with his eyes closed and taking neat, groovy little steps back and forth across the warehouse floor. I loved watching him! Did I mention he’s a tattoo artist?
Here he is in his normal role. This was a few months ago at the Koala Tavern.
Today we worked on the set for our upcoming gig at Capalaba Skate Park on July 24. It’s a 45 minute set, shorter than our usual sets. So we wanna keep it tight and with killer transitions!
S C H E M A Collective is the event organiser, they have an ongoing series of art and music events at skate parks across the wider Brisbane area. SCHEMA is about building supportive communities and calling attention to issues surrounding youth mental health. Our drummer Bojan Sambolec is one of its founding members. Now we are bringing the beautiful music and message of reggae into the mix. It’s pretty awesome to be part of this, hey?
A BIG SHOUT OUT to esports entrepreneur Bao Pham for generously offering us his warehouse to practise in ❤️. His 4-man PUBG Team is representing Oceania in the APAC – Asia Pacific tournament right now, and they’re here competing out of Team Bliss HQ! I saw them walking in as we were packing up in the warehouse. I think they were like: What the…
Hey! Remember we’re at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast on Friday August 6, too! More about that soon.