Mike Sopko & Joe Tomino Concert And Livestream @ BOP STOP
When: Jul 15, 2021, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Where: BOP STOP
Join us for an evening of improvisational music as longtime collaborators Mike Sopko and Joe Tomino team up for a BOP STOP concert and livestream.
We have a very limited number of tables available for those who want to attend the show in person. Ticket buyers must purchase an entire table which accommodates up to four guests at a flat rate of $40. The BOP STOP bar will be open and small snacks will be available to purchase. Feel free to bring your own food. Masks required.
In addition, this event will be streamed on BOP STOP's Facebook page at showtime. Accessing the stream is free but donations to the band and the venue are appreciated and can be made here: https://givebutter.com/SopkoTomino
- Joe Tomino - Drums & Electronics
- Mike Sopko - Guitar & Electronics
Mike Sopko has played and recorded with such musicians as Bill Laswell, Mike Watt, Dosh, Thomas Pridgen, Tyshawn Sorey, Simon Lott, Jamie Saft and more. He is a founding member of the bands 'Sopko/Laswell/Pridgen' 'Glimpse Trio' 'Big Band' 'Cascading Liquid Rainbows' and 'The Golden Measure'. All bands feature original compositions by Sopko. When Mike's not playing guitar he enjoys doing pull-ups and watching Netflix.
Joe Tomino attended Cleveland State University, studying classical percussion with members of the Cleveland Orchestra. He also studied composition and jazz performance at the New England Conservatory. Since relocating to New York in 2000, Joe has had the opportunity to play, tour, and record with The Fugees, Mike Patton, Wyclef Jean, Matisyahu, Leela James, Rahzel, Del Amitri, Lauren Hill, Simply Red, Ying Yang Twins, Maxi Priest, Wayne Krantz, Meshell Ndegeocello, and others. He has written, produced and played for producers/songwriters David Khane (Sublime, Regina Spektor), Gordon Williams (Lauren Hill, Santana), Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), Warren Riker (Michael Jackson, Fugees), Joel Hamilton (Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Lou Reed), Jamie Segal (Taking Back Sunday, Lauren Hill), Jim Scott (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty), Rob Fusari (Destiny's Child, Will Smith), and more. Currently, Tomino spends several months each year touring with his dub-metal project, Dub Trio. When Joe is not playing drums he enjoys cooking plant based foods and doing yoga.