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Jan.
13th

Roman Holiday, Ben Union gear up for big show, DVD shoot at Liberty Theatre

Ben Union and Roman Holiday will play the Liberty Theater Friday (photo by Jade Ehlers)

Around this time last year, Puyallup’s Roman Holiday made an impressive showing at their hometown Liberty Theater, packing the historic, 600-capacity venue to the rafters as they unveiled their sophomore disc, “Paint This Town.”

And in 2011, those RoHo boys plan to step their game up. By now established as one of the area’s most buzz-worthy bands, they will return to the Liberty Friday night, this time with support from their their pal, Ben Union. They’ll shoot some DVD footage while they’re at it.
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Jan.
11th

Roman Holiday “The Long Way Home” video

I’m working on a story about Puyallup’s Roman Holiday, who will take over the Liberty Theater with buddy Ben Union Friday night. You can get tix in advance through Ticketmaster here. The story and/or interview audio will be up shortly. Meanwhile, check out the video to one of RoHo’s new songs, “The Long Way Home,” which is sure to be on the set list Friday night.

Dec.
2nd

Roman Holiday, Ben Union shooting concert DVD in January

Local rock faves Roman Holiday were at the New Frontier Lounge last night shooting some video before Rock N’ Roll Bingo. But it seems the main event is set for Jan. 14 when they’re filming for a DVD with their homie Ben Union. Here’s the announcement they put out Facebook this week.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Roman Holiday and Ben Union will be playing an ALL AGES SHOW (bar with ID) at The Liberty Theater in Puyallup, WA on Friday, January 14th, 2011. Also on the bill is Portland band, Painted Grey.
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Jan.
14th

Grit City Bootlegs No. 43: Roman Holiday (extra blurry mix)

So here’s the thing. I could play it off as if I edited the following video, starring Roman Holiday, to make it look all arty farty and “impressionistic” on purpose. But I cannot tell a lie. I am a knucklehead, and I left my camera’s closeup switch on, something I didn’t figure out until just before Motopony went onstage later last Saturday night.

But the sound is pretty tight, though, user error aside. And this clip will give you an idea of what one of Tacoma’s most polished indie-rock bands plays; you know, epic, melodic

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Nov.
12th

Grit City Bootlegs No. 37: Tacoma’s Ben Union

Saturday (Nov. 14) will be your last chance to catch local singer-songwriter Ben Union in concert for a while as he shares a bill with Doxology and Roman Holiday at Jazzbones.

Ben will debut his band’s latest lineup, which includes little bro’ Jared Mira on drums, Israel Hickey on guitar and Josh Stull on bass. And he’ll play material from the debut record he’s working on at Pacific Studios, maybe even this cut, which is called “Paul Sartre.”

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