On Thursday May 20th at 9pm, the legendary Bobby Kimball of the iconic rock band TOTO jets into Mantra Garden Bar in Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland, to launch the new upgraded i-tab, which is now in music stores throughout the UK, Ireland, USA and Australia.
The official i-tab launch party will be a spectacular event attended by over 500 guests from the music industry, hosted by Tom Dunne & Dave Fanning. The famous Bobby Kimball will perform with a super group of Irish session musicians including Anthony Drennan on Guitar and vocals, Tony Molloy on Bass, Conor McGouran on Guitar, Paul Lyttle and Gerry Forde on Keyboards. There will be surprise celebrity guests playing with the band and the evening will also include demos of i-tab on various guitars plus an acoustic set by Jimmy Coup of Thin Lizzy songs.
TOTO have won 7 Grammy Awards, released 17 albums and sold over 30 million records to date. They are recognised for their technical skills and a musical style that combines elements of pop, rock, soul, funk, progressive rock, hard rock, R&B and jazz. Bobby sang on many of their most famous hits including Hold the Line, Rosanna, Africa and Stranger in Town. He has also sung with a range of bands including Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant, Elton John, Rush, Alice Cooper, to name but a few.
i-tab are honored that Bobby Kimball tested the latest i-tab technology. When commenting on the i-tab he said: ” The i-tab is one of the most innovative products I have come across in my long career in music. It will radically transform the way musicians store and play their music. As well as helping i-tab in promoting the product I am also delighted to be getting involved with product development and opening new markets for this exciting young Irish company that has taken the musical world by storm in just a few short months. Its a success story that I am proud to be involved with and I was delighted to get the chance to come and perform in Ireland, one of the spiritual homes of music. This is going to be a great opening night for a great company with an amazing product!”
i-tab is a revolutionary new pocket sized unit, that sits on the end of a guitar, allowing guitar players of all levels to scroll chords and lyrics in perfect time. The newly shipped itab models include the latest upgrades: choice of screen background colours, choice of text colour (yellow, green or red) and the most recent new feature an audible click track playable through headphones.
The i-tab comes with 30 free song tabs including U2 (Beautiful Day), Oasis (Wonderwall) and The Rolling Stones (Jumping Jack Flash). These can be added to from the vast online Tab Store www.i-tab.com which features 1000’s of tracks you can download onto its 4GB memory. i-tab is now available at EU€149 at all good music stores. See www.i-tab.com.