Eivind Opsvik is a Norwegian musician who has been based in New York over the last 15 years. Opsvik just released a fourth album with his band “Overseas” and will perform in NYC every Thursday in March at Nublu, located in the East Village on Manhattan. Two of the nights the show will feature his band “Overseas”, while the other two will show a new project called “empty lights”. All nights music starts at 9 PM.
For more information about the venue Nublu check out their website.
From the press release:
Cover Charge: $10
empty lights (part 1)
Leo Genovese - fender rhodes, RJ Miller - drums, Ben Gerstein - trombone, Eivind Opsvik - bass
Tony Malaby - sax, Jacob Sacks - keyboards, Brandon Seabrook - guitar, Kenny Wollesen - drums, Eivind Opsvik - bass
empty lights (part 2)
Adam Schatz - organ/electronics, Dave LeBleu - analog synthesis/drums, Eivind Opsvik - bass/farfisa soundmaker
Jacob Sacks - keyboards, Brandon Seabrook - guitar, Kenny Wollesen - drums, Eivind Opsvik - bass
About Eivind Opsvik:
Eivind plays/has played in the bands of Paul Motian, Tony Malaby, David Binney, Kris Davis and Nate Wooley and collaborated with among others Bill Frisell, Brian Blade, Nasheet Waits, Paal Nilssen-Love, Chris Potter and Mat Maneri.
Although his instrument is the bass, he’s also heavily involved in recording and mixing for himself and others, playing various other instruments like lap steel guitar, old analog keyboards and drums, composing and creating music, and running a record label; Loyal Label.