The Arms Akimbo EP Release Show
The Arms Akimbo are celebrating their new EP, You Want To, with a release show tonight at The Kitty Kat Klub with The Alarmists and The Invincible Kids.
Look for an in-studio session at the Current toward the end of . . . → Read More: The Arms Akimbo EP Release Show
Rock the Cause on 9/18 @ Music Box Theater
According to their Web site, “Rock the Cause is a grassroots effort to build a new gneration [sic] of volunteerism and support for causes that make an immediate and measurable impact on their communities.” I have no idea what that really means, but this looks like it’s going to be a good show.
From the press release:
“Starting a non-profit from the ground up is not easy work, but we love doing this for our community and our charities. We know times are tough. We dont like to beg; we like to give! So, we’ve created an extra-special Crash Boom Bam of American . . . → Read More: Rock the Cause on 9/18 @ Music Box Theater
I was asked to help judge the Full Throttle: Battle of the Bands this weekend, and it was an insane experience.
A strange band line-up, stranger event program and general weirdness permeated the evening. I kept a running narrative of the events, and this is what I wrote as the evening transpired…
The Fine Line is gorgeous but expensive. I’m judging a battle of the bands here and had to come 2 hours before I normally hit a concert. The first band, Hollywood Burnout, was already playing when I came in and seemed to be hitting all covers.
They played a crazy 311-ish version . . . → Read More: My judging experience at the Full Throttle Battle of the Bands
Full Throttle Battle of the Bands, Saturday Sept 12
The Full Throttle Battle of the Bands will showcase locally and nationally recognized bands — competing for their chance to have their original son in the Minnesota racing movie Full Throttle — on Saturday, September 12 at the Fine Line Music Café.
The winner, in addition the $1000 all the bands receive, gets five hours in Fuzzy Slippers Studio to record their song, the opportunity to have a cameo in “Full Throttle” and have their song featured in the movie.
Yours truly will be one of the judges (hint: you can start buying me beers now). Tickets are limited with . . . → Read More: Full Throttle Battle of the Bands, Saturday Sept 12
The Alarmists' new The Overhead Lift Free Download
Oh boy. Oh boy…
Rock the Cause has partnered with The Alarmists to help create support. awareness and membership for new music and non-profit causes that shape our community. The long awaited new album The Overhead Left by The Alarmists is available to download for free through Rock the Cause.
The Alarmists would like to encourage you to make a donation of what ever you can afford to Rock the Cause or sign up to volunteer with one of the Rock the Cause charitable partners.
Over the past few years Rock the Cause has helped to support emerging musical artists with exposure, publicity, and . . . → Read More: The Alarmists' new The Overhead Lift Free Download