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One Sexy Night With Smoota

Tom Pearo, J’Beau

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ Nectar's

Bar & Restaurant: 5:00pm

Doors: 9:30pm

18+ $5 // 21+ $3


Smoota’s new album PHEROMONES (releasing November 2 on Body To Body Records) continues his unique musical exploration of sexual desire and its complex intersection with love. The follow-up to his 2013 debut, FETISHES, the album extends his one-of-a-kind blend of honesty, humor and wordplay to shine a light on the beautiful and often mind-boggling displays of lust, devotion, happiness and pain we employ to both fall in love and get it on.

An in-demand musician in NYC, Smoota has toured for years with art rock legends TV On The Radio. He has also recorded and performed with a wide variety of artists, including hip hop sensations Run The Jewels, rock god Steven Tyler, EDM phenoms Pretty Lights and Griz, New Orleans superstar Aaron Neville, indie icon Sufjan Stevens, garage heroes Thee Oh Sees and Daptone heavies Antibalas and Sharon Jones. He also appears in the house band of ABC’s revival of The Gong Show starring Mike Meyers.

For his own music, Smoota draws inspiration from his deep collection of soul, funk, disco and R&B. Filled with the rich sounds of rare 70s and 80s synths and drum machines, his sensual and funky grooves are a fresh take on the slow jams & dance classics of sex crooners like Marvin Gaye, the Bee Gees, Serge Gainsbourg, Willie Hutch and Bryan Ferry. But while sonically the music pulls from the heyday of groovy music, lyrically Smoota writes from 2018 and beyond, addressing ideas more often examined in literature and European art films than in music. His new album addresses the polyamorous urge, happy S&M relationships, taboo lust, erotic intimacy, the complexity of the female orgasm, sexual biology, sensual angst, and more. It is a warm, funky, and risqué album focused on moving the hips with a sly smile.

Tom Pearo

Ambient jazz guitarist Tom Pearo creates uniquely beautiful, strange and often magical recordings that take the listener on an inner journey. His debut album, Headspace, is a sonic vehicle for that journey, and features six original tracks that will leave you in a state of peaceful stillness.
Pearo has supported national acts such as Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin & Wood), Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), Peter Prince & Moonboot Lover, the Black Lillies and many more. Pearo has also composed and performed music for commercial use with clients such as MTV and PBS television show Shelter Me.


J’Beau is a DJ who plays sexy music. Trip-hop, chill-out pop, new wave, indie R&B, cutting-edge electro-pop and adult contemporary tunes converge in unexpected ways. Like a make-out party with vaguely Satanic vibes, his sets emphasize the splendor and unbridled hedonistic bliss of downtempo tracks from the past four decades.”

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