Music

Tha Yoties: Yoties

2019-01-09T23:39:32+00:00January 9th, 2019|Music, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music Tha 'Yoties are a Reggae/Rock band from Flagstaff, IrieZona. The band is notable for their lively performances, catchy melodies, and conscious message. Their signature'IrieZona Reggae-Rock' sound is greatly influenced by the cultures and concerns of the Native American populations of the Four Corners region. Through the [...]

CoCec: Life Sucks but the Music’s Good

2019-01-09T23:37:00+00:00January 9th, 2019|Music, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music DJ Cecil Tso and emcee Colin “Smallz” Haviland of The Boom Box Bros make up the local hip-hop duo CoCec. Though the pair had known each other musically for years they hadn’t originally planned to make music together. When Tso crafted a handful of beats, sent [...]

Donivan Berube: So Much for No Mountain

2019-01-09T23:30:32+00:00January 9th, 2019|Music, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music In 2018, Flagstaff musician Donivan Berube released his newest single "So Much for No Mountain.” The release was accompanied by a music video presenting the spirit ofromance as a broken, post-Dharma Bums dystopia. "The recording and filming was a major collaborative effort between many Flagstaff musicians, [...]

Ice Sword: Dragon Magic

2019-01-09T23:34:38+00:00January 9th, 2019|Music, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music Unique to Flagstaff and recognized globally, Ice Sword describes their music as high power fantasy metal. Their 2018 release ‘Dragon Magic’ has been compared to Metallica meeting J.R.R. Tolkien. The group’s jaw-dropping performance is marked with costumes, keytars, skilled musicianship, and loyal fans. According to FlagBrew [...]

Donivan Berube: Love is a Dog From Hell

2019-01-01T05:30:21+00:00January 7th, 2018|Music, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music In 2017 Donivan Berube re-emerged in the Flagstaff music scene as a solo artist,releasing his new single titled “Love is a Dog From Hell.” Donivan has been previously recognized for his work in the music duo Blessed Feathers, which dismembered in 2016. Before landing in Flagstaff he traveled the [...]

Cesar Ruiz: For Music Lovers

2019-01-01T05:30:29+00:00January 7th, 2018|Music, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music In June of 2017 Cesar Ruiz released his album titled For Music Lovers. He claims “The songs are available for listening/swooning purposes.” In June of last year, Cesar set out on a nine show tour throughout Arizona and California promoting the release of his new album. He also [...]

Tow’rs: Grey Fidelity

2019-01-01T05:30:36+00:00January 7th, 2018|Music, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music Tow’rs is a flagstaff based five piece indie folk band that took off in the Flagstaff Music scene in 2013. The band gained a good bit of recognition after winning the Viola Award for “emerging artist” in 2015. With the release of their 2017 album Grey Fidelity, the [...]

Four Cornered Room: The Wonderful Sounds of Life

2019-01-01T05:30:38+00:00January 7th, 2018|Music, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music Four Cornered Room is a Flagstaff based four piece band that released its second album The Wonderful Sounds of Life in September of 2017. The band pulled on everyday experiences of life to drive the  inspiration for its newest five-song EP. They recorded the project with David James at [...]

Tiny Bird: Half Way Up the Mountain

2019-01-01T05:30:40+00:00January 7th, 2018|Music, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Music Tiny Bird is a local indie band that has been making music for the last six years. In 2017, less than a year after releasing theuir EP Childish the band put out a full-length album titled Halfway up the Mountain. This same year the band also released another [...]

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