MANNA AND QUAIL with THE GREAT FICTION, BACK TO THE RIVER BACK TO THE FOREST and FAREWELL REPUBLIC in The Crofoot Ballroom

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2009
doors at 8pm
tickets: $5 (buy tickets)

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MANNA & QUAIL is Steve Saputo, Chad Nicefield, and three other members whose identities must remain anonymous. The band, though born in the present, was summoned through emerging technology to the future, where they are mankind’s only hope…

The story begins 100 years in the future, where an enterprising scientist (Dr. Phitzwilliam Wischusen) combines human DNA with machinery, thus inventing a roPHot super-race. Though themselves partially human, the roPHots rapidly discerned their biological superiority to mankind. Fearing that the weaker race would nonetheless squander natural resources vital to their survival, the roPHots rose against and enslaved humanity. Mortified by the consequences of his innovation, Dr. Wischusen sets off on a desperate search to quell the roPHots’ rage. The only antidote, he discovers, is music from Manna and Quail, trapped in a remote past. Playing Manna and Quail music continuously into the streets, the roPHot Empire is made vulnerable, forcing peace negotiations. Their terms are simple.

“Bring us Manna and Quail”

By rupturing the space-time continuum, Wischusen brings the band into the year 2110, delivering M and Q into roPHotic hands as a war-ending peace offering. Manna and Quail were masked to conceal their human emotions, kept in a musical dungeon, and forced to play music 22 and half hours a day. They were studied relentlessly, as the roPHots tried the capture their raw essence.

Realizing that the roPHots were using Manna and Quail to create a super weapon, certain to end the world of humans, Dr. Wischusen composed plans to escape Manna and Quail back to the past. Dr. Wischusen was able to infiltrate the roPHot prison and once again, ruptured the space-time continuum, to bring Manna and Quail back to the present. Unfortunately, roPHots caught wind to his efforts, and Dr. Wischusen, despite the grandest of schemes, was able only to deliver Chad and Steve back to the past.

Now in the present, and separated, maybe forever, from their band mates, Chad and Steve’s present day mission is - end roPHot domination of the future and bring their band-mates back to the present.

Their live show unravels the exact details of their tragic tale through music and synchronized video, transporting the audience through a totally unique concert experience.

With the amazing sounds of THE GREAT FICTION, the progressive, trance induced jams of BACK TO THE RIVER, BACK TO THE FOREST and the Ann Arbor ambient heart-throbs FAREWELL REPUBLIC

 

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