Meet Van Go Go : Ted Gram-Boarini
(Above: Ted Gram-Boarini drops a beat with Domeic Bucci at Van Go Go's sold out performance at Evanston SPACE)
"I think its fun to be part of a band that I can share my points of view with. It's fun. Before I was in a band, I was writing songs by myself and I felt kind of alone. So now I feel it's good to be in a group because it helps me become a better musician. It helps me do things I had never thought of doing before.
The reason people should listen to the songs are because the songs are about me, about my life. These are things I went through as a kid. I thought that this would be a way to express how I feel.
Our songs are about empowering the people through music. When you think about, it's like a gospel sort of thing. It's not just for sitting there by yourself. It's for everybody.
We have been working towards making an album, which is not something we have done before. We've been writing these songs for years now. But the problem is in needing money so we record. We can't just pay for it on our own; because it costs a lot of money and as a full band we need a lot of money to do something like this."
On Tuesday, March 17th Van Go Go will begin and Indiegogo fundraising campaign to raise support for recording their first studio album! We CANNOT do this without you. Please stay tuned for details.
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