Posts Tagged ‘cornerstone’

The Show Report, 7/6: Meet the other bookend. You’d better hold up.

July 6, 2009

MCMB11x17copy-2If you’re anything like us, you needed a moment or twenty to recover from Friday night’s terrific Drop Dead, Gorgeous/He Is Legend/Iseah blowout at The Outland Ballroom. Normally, having a weekend to recover would be fine; instead, this was July 4th weekend, and anyone who partook in a little explosion-filled patriotism Saturday was dragging a** yesterday and today. You’re just hours away from your next Forever Endeavor Productions-fueled wakeup call: Mychildren Mybride, What’s Left Undone, Cast Them Out and Beneath the Empire invade the Ballroom for the other half of FEP’s holiday-weekend concert bookends. MCMB rolls through town fresh from a set at the Cornerstone Festival in Bushnell, Illinois two days ago, before joining locals What’s Left Undone, CTO (from Branson–no, really, they have hardcore in Branson) and BTE (Springfield). The show promises to be loaded with brute-force energy in spades, so come ready to throw down. You can sleep afterward… till the weekend, if need be. Okay, maybe not. The show begins early, with doors at 7 p.m. and music starting at 8. That should give you time to see some of the following when it’s over:

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Rock Talk (5/24/09) Bottlefish, Speakeasy, Spookie Daly Pride and Cornerstone locals

May 26, 2009

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Thank you rain storms for hurting out internets. We’re back now and we have this week’s episode of 106.7’s Rock Talk uploaded and ready for your listening pleasure. This week’s guests are Speakeasy and a phoner with Spookie Daly Pride. We’re then visited by our good friends in Bottlefish with some acoustic sweetness and then we feature locals playing the famed christian music festival, Cornerstone. Listen in after the break.

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I kan haz Cornerstone? Voting on New Band Showcase ends 5/29 (Locals involved!)

May 21, 2009

m_ff3499d79bfbd41b125e4202d1f2588dWith this year’s Cornerstone Music Festival in Illinois a little more than a month away–it begins June 29 and ends July 4–announcements and developments are in full swing. While we already know of one local band that will be playing the nation’s largest Christian-rock campfest, don’t think they’re the only ones trying to get there. Four more local rock bands are vying for a spot on the annual Cornerstone New Band Showcase, and your chance to get them on the stage ends a little more than a week from now. Find out who’s contending and how to vote after the break.

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Storyline plans CD release show for June 3rd

May 18, 2009
photo by willvastine.com

photo by willvastine.com

The good news keeps coming in for local power-pop-rock group Storyline. Not only has the band, formerly known (with a couple different members) as One Star Story, put together a new album called Welcome Home and a spot performing at the Cornerstone Music Festival, but the band now has a CD release party at The Outland Ballroom forthcoming. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, the day after Welcome Home hits store shelves. More details to come.