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Rocket Shop Live at ArtsRiot with Gestalt and Hannah Hoffman

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Rocket Shop Live at ArtsRiot is a monthly concert series made possible with support from ArtsRiot, Big Heavy World, and RETN. The concerts are presented live on one Wednesday each month at ArtsRiot and broadcast live through Big Heavy World's website and online at This month features alternative rock lover trio, Gestalt and Vermont wood-dweller, Hannah Hoffman. 'Rocket Shop' is Big Heavy World's local music radio hour, every Wednesday night at 8 pm on 105.9FM The Radiator. Rocket Shop has hosted hundreds of Vermont musician guests in its many years on-air. 
This event is made possible with support from the BCA Community Fund and is a Vermont Arts 2017 performance. Catch up with podcasts of prior episodes in iTunes or at

About the Bands:
Gestalt (ɡəˈSHtält): the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Hard-hitting, melodic, anti-slacker, anti-apathetic, syncopated, unsyncopated, independent, alternative rock lover trio from Burlington, Vermont. Debut LP currently in the works.

Hannah Hoffman: Vermont wood-dweller Hannah Hoffman finds inspiration in observing human behavior, and exploring the concepts of light and darkness within oneself. Currently, in the process of writing her second album, Hoffman finds comfort in the uncomfortable exploration of what it means to be vulnerable, and how to expose and communicate the deep, dark parts of oneself through music. Hoffman's freshman release, "Blur" (2015) consists of a collection of songs written during her formative years of leaving teenage-land and entering adulthood, and all of the heartbreak, experimenting with substances and relationships, and attempts at establishing oneself independently that come with it. Raised on her parent's extensive collection of music, Hoffman was fascinated with everything from Led Zeppelin and Joni Mitchell, to The Cure, Tori Amos and Kate Bush, which is reflected in her songwriting style with elements of rock, folk, and a new wave edge.

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