Saturday, February 19, 2011

They like you

The Like Me's with a hanger-on, in strict height order: LtoR: Laura, Loren, Monique, Helena
They could hardly have found a more appreciative audience for their first-ever gig in Cambodia. The Like Me's, the all-girl group from California who are here to make their mark on the Cambodian public with their music and their girl-power, were the darlings of the Northbridge international school this afternoon. The majority of the audience were of school age and they loved it. The children, parents, friends and other interested parties enjoyed a fun time with a dj, beat boys, the school band and of course the four girls with their finely-honed rock, sang in English and Khmer. Laura demonstrated her powerful vocals on Like Me, was more mellow on Refugee, Music Love and Pka Proheam Rik Popreay before raising the roof and getting everyone on the dancefloor for my fave Sva Rom Monkiss. A really fun gig for everyone present, from the youngest, like 5-year old Amy who will be one helluva dancer when she grows up, to the oldest, which was probably me. Keep your eyes peeled for these girls, and your earlobes pinned back, they are going places.
The Like Me's on stage at Northbridge
Laura Mam, lead singer with The Like Me's
On drums is Monique Coquilla and on bass is Helena Hong
Loren Alonzo on keyboards
Helena and Amy, a fabulous dancer at age 5
The 4 girls take a deserved bow at the end of their concert
Thida Buth Mam, Laura's mum, manned the souvenir table selling CD's
Thida and the girls who now head for Siem Reap and two nights at the Bayon temple with Bosba Panh's Tribute to the Legends concerts

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3 Comments:

Blogger Buth Teeda said...

Thanks so much Andy.

February 19, 2011 at 11:46 PM  
Blogger Buth Teeda said...

Thanks Andy. -Thida

February 19, 2011 at 11:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing Andy.
Nimol

February 21, 2011 at 11:14 AM  

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