Twenty7

Written by on December 9, 2010 in December 9, 2010, Live Reviews - Comments Off on Twenty7

Los Angeles based Turkish rock band Twenty7 will perform at the NBA Turkish Show—an all-day music event held at the Nokia Plaza at LA Live, located across from the Staples Center—immediately following the LA Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns game on December 26.

Twenty7As one of the five selected acts to take the main stage, the band is comprised of members originally from Turkey and blends rock with Middle Eastern influences. The event promises to be a rich cultural celebration joining the Turkish community of Southern California and basketball fans alike and is free to everyone.

Twenty7 completed its summer tour in Turkey in August 2010, performing at well-known venues such as Hayal Kahvesi, The Hall, and The Mask. Playing to an audience of 35,000 people, the band was also featured at the Foca Outdoor Rock Festival in Izmir, Turkey, alongside acclaimed Turkish music acts including Mogollar, Duman, maNga, and Kurban. The band appeared on national television networks, including MTV and VH1, and has been featured in a variety of magazines and online publications that include TimeOut, Vents Magazine, ViewBoxMagazine, Hurriyet Daily News, Haber Turk Gazete, Cumhuriyet, Radikal, and Star.

In the United States, Twenty7 is taking stage at the legendary Viper Room in West Hollywood on November 26, making them the first Turkish band to perform at the venue. The band is also set to embark on a California tour in February 2011, starting in San Diego.

For more information of Twenty7’s performance and other events at the Nokia Plaza at LA Live as part of the NBA Turkish Show, visit www.turksinNBA.com. Information about the band is available at www.bandtwenty7.com and www.myspace.com/twenty7theband.