Posts Tagged ‘go music awards’

Rock Talk (4/12/09) with Magnificents, Queen City Saints, Dirty Old Towne, & Matt Lemmon (Editor of GO Magazine)

April 13, 2009

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It was a packed house this week in the Z 106.7 studios for Rock Talk with 4 guests! This week we had the Magnificents, Queen City Saints, Dirty Old Towne talking about the band’s recent member departures and search, and Matt Lemmon (editor of GO Magazine) talking about the upcoming GO Music Awards at Rock ‘n Ribs next week.

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Take the GMAs Best Bands home with you on a compilation CD

April 9, 2009

GMA_2009LOGOThe GO Music Awards Best Band showcase is a little more than a week away, but even after it’s over you can take a quick-hit version of the day’s musical events home with you. GO Magazine has teamed up with the five finalists to bring you the ultimate Best Band 2009 album. It’s a sweet introduction to the bands for those who come to Rock ‘n’ Ribs uninitiated, or a keepsake for those familiar with the acts. We’ve got the playlist after the break.

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GO Music Awards Best Band finalists announced

April 2, 2009

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The new issue of GO Magazine reached racks yesterday (in some locations) and today, and the latest edition of the GO Music Awards nominees is now complete as a result. Five bands will get to show the audience what they’re all about at Rock ‘n’ Ribs the afternoon of Saturday, April 18, and four judges will choose among their performances to decide which band will be crowned Best Band of 2009. It’s a slammin’ lineup, and we’re excited to see all these bands in one sitting. Judges: You have your work cut out for you. Fans: Get ready for arguably the best five-act show lineup of 2009 to date. Click the link and see whom we’re talking about.

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REMEMBER: GO Music Awards voting ends Friday

March 10, 2009

GMA_2008LOGOThe clock is ticking, and this is no time for slapping the snooze button. Snooze and lose, people. Voting for the third annual GO Music Awards ends Friday night (March 13) at 11:59 p.m. Every category except Best Band (that one is decided an entirely different way) is up for grabs, with many of Springfield’s best and brightest up for recognition. Did you go to a local show this year that just blew you away? Worried that some awesome talent will get the shaft at the polls? Click the link below and get ready to cast your vote. There’s still time to exercise your democratic mojo.

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It’s that time: GO Music Awards voting begins

February 26, 2009

GMA_2008LOGOBack for its third year, the GO Music Awards return with some changes that may appeal to artist and fan alike. This time around a panel of consultants–including us–helped shape the ballot of nominees. That way no overwrought Internet campaign can put someone on the ballot that wouldn’t otherwise be there. It also keeps you, the voting public, from having to fill out online forms twice, a process that gets confusing and drawn out after a while. This time, you go to one place, check the appropriate boxes and make your opinion on local music known.

Where do you go to do all this? >>RIGHT HERE<<. Voting began yesterday (2/25) and continues until 11:59 p.m. on March 13. If you wait unitl March 14 or later, then you blew it.

A Day Away Is No More

November 21, 2008

a-day-awayIt’s been a tough year for local music in terms of big-drawing acts coming to an end. We lost Playing With Matches in the spring, The Whitest Light last week and now comes the news that A Day Away is completely done.

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3 Questions With Kesha: Sweetwater Abilene’s J.R. Top

October 21, 2008

As a GO Music Awards “Best Band” finalist and iTunes essentials choice, Sweetwater Abilene has a history of doing things on its own terms and gaining recognition for it. Guest writer Lakesha Bailey sat down with the band’s driving force, J.R. Top, for another of her “3 Questions” interviews that, if our count is right, turned into seven questions… and that’s just what she sent in. J.R. is always a man with opinions and the conviction to speak them. His thoughts on Springfield music, the songs that affect him, telling bands they suck and the mysterious whereabouts of “Shake the Che” follow after the break.

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