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Vincent Anthony Furia: Van Gaux Lives! eBook Launch Party/Performance

This one-time free event will feature refreshments, readings from the book, and live musical performances.

Author and musician Vincent Anthony Furia will celebrate the release of his multimedia eBook, Van Gaux Lives!with a one-time only Launch Party and Performance. The author will read from the book, sign posters, and perform two sets of original music from the story. The event is free, but seating is limited. Access to a VIP section can be reserved by emailing on a first come, first served basis.
Van Gaux Lives! is a multimedia novel combining poetry, prose, and music. It presents the story of Van Firenze, AKA Van Gaux, a not-overly-successful singer/songwriter who died an untimely death in 1996, then became a posthumous cult phenomenon on the strength of some previously unreleased recordings. But is he really dead? Through his songs and stories, Van Firenze presents an American landscape familiar to most of the Baby Boomer and X generations. The reader is able to instantly hear Van’s music via the enhanced features of the eBook, connecting directly to SoundCloud playlists and a dedicated website.
Vincent Anthony Furia has been writing songs and stories since he was four years old. Inspired by writing the anecdote “Stealing Anna’s Pain” for the magazine Morbid Curiosity in 1996, he began work on Van Gaux Lives! later that same year. He worked for years to publish the novel until finally deciding to self-publish in 2015. He has also completed the screenplay for his original rock opera The Artist and co-wrote with novelist Alysia Helming a teleplay for an un-filmed television pilot titled One Degree of Separation. Under his given name and as Vince Charming he has been writing and performing original music for thirty-five years. He has written nearly three hundred original songs. He has released three solo CD’s and performs regularly in Northern California as a solo artist and backed by his band.
For more information please call the author at 510-684-4479 or email him at  

This event is free and open to the public. Doors open one half hour before show time. The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information, or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!

Earlier Event: June 30
Sound Underground