Posts Tagged ‘thefourfour’

CAVO show moved to Outland Ballroom

October 9, 2009

Cavo_Remmingtons_gsSt. Louis’ own chart-topper Cavo was set to hit Remmington’s Downtown on Tuesday (October 13), but the show has been moved to the Outland Ballroom. The show also features St. Louisans Brookroyal and Springfield’s own Glass Bottom Boat Ride. This reduced and capacity significantly. With Cavo having a top 10 single on the radio this is sure to sell out. If you actually want to get in the door to see them, you’d better get your tix online NOW at Metrotix.com. We’ll see you there.

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Breaking Benjamin to play Shrine Mosque in Springfield, MO Dec. 6

October 6, 2009

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Breaking Benjamin just announced a small slew of tour dates including one in Springfield, MO on December 6. They’re touring in support of their latest release, “Dear Agony.” These guys are no strangers to Springfield and are Rockfest vets so be ready for one hell of a party. More info…

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Local favorites, The Boogeymen to hit the studio

October 5, 2009

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Just heard from Trent Wilson, ehm uh…I mean, Diablo Maximus, from The Boogeymen. Looks like the group will be hitting the studio on Wednesday, October 7 to begin recording. He said they’re hoping to have something ready by Halloween. Mwuhaha, perfect!

It Happens Today! Rain or Shine, FourFourFest brings you 18 bands on South Avenue in Downtown, Springfield for FREE

September 19, 2009

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Today, September 19 marks the day of our 2nd annual FourFourFest. This year the festival is outside (rain or shine – thanks tents!) and features 18 bands on 2 stages and a Black Box Revue DJ tent all day…all of this for FREE! Yes, FREE! All you have to do is show up and enjoy the wide variety of awesome Springfield talent. The festival will go from 11am–11pm. There will be food vendors and a bunch of the bars on South Avenue will be opening around noon to serve as beer gardens (hehe, with liquor as well). Below are the bands and the schedule. Click on a band name to go to their website and check out some tunes.

MAIN STAGE
1. (11:30-12:00) The Spacetones
3. (12:40-1:10) Bringers Of The Dawn (Filling in for Bringyourgreenhat)
5. (1:50-2:20) FrogEyeJugBand (Filling in for Underground Blues Division)
7. (3:00-3:30) Berch
9. (4:15-4:45) VideoVamp
11. (5:25-5:55) Assembly Line Gods
13. (6:35-7:05) Bottlefish
15. (7:45-8:15) Formant
17. (9:00-9:45) The Cropdusters

SECOND STAGE
2. (12:05-12:35) The Never Saints
4. (1:15-1:45) Chance Ray Band
6. (2:25-2:55) Matt Stell & The Crashers
8. (3:35-4:05) Pillbox
10. (4:50-5:20) The Short Histories of Powerful Nations
12. (6:00-6:30) The Highest Priest
14. (7:10-7:40) The Queen City Saints
16. (8:20-8:50) The North Decade
18. (10:00-10:45) Black Box Revue

Headlining the event will be two of Springfield’s best acts: Black Box Revue and The Cropdusters.

The first 16 bands are featured on the official FourFourFest 2009 compilation cd available at the show for only $5! 16 bands, 16 songs…only $5! There are also awesome FourFourFest 2009 shirts available for $10.

We hope you’ll come out and enjoy this year’s festival. Come out rain or shine and support live local music all day long!

Rock Talk (9/13/09): FourFourFest compilation preview with guest hosts Johan from Black Box Revue and Toad from Cropdusters

September 14, 2009

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So…if you haven’t heard yet, we’re throwing a freakin’ block party on South Ave. between Walnut and McDaniel this Saturday from 11am–11pm with 18 bands, DJ tent all day, food, and more! We’re also tying in a compilation CD featuring 16 of the acts performing (available for only $5 at festival!).

This week on Rock Talk, we preview the compilation in its entirety along with our co-hosts and festival headliners, Johan from Black Box Revue and Toad from Cropdusters (we also feature some great music from our two headliners as well) 🙂

Listen in now…and buy the compilation at the fest!

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Rock Talk (9/6/09) w/Roots of Mankind, The Seed, 417 Sounds, We Are Like The Spider, This Night Is Forever and Pick Four from the FourFour

September 9, 2009

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Z106.7’s Rock Talk (episode 9/6/09) was an amazing night…one of our most fun and diverse episodes yet! We had jam, rock, dj/dance/electro, dance rock and pop rock/metal. Then we slam you with the Pick Four from TheFourFour featuring FourFourFest 2009 artists. Listen in after the break.

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Gas Pump Talent recordings at last!

September 9, 2009

gaspumptalentGas Pump Talent has posted some brand new recordings on their MySpace. Gas Pump is known for their regular gigs at Ebbett’s Field on Walnut Street in Springfield, MO. We’ve caught them a few times and enjoyed along with crowds of rowdy college drinkers. Check them out here: http://www.myspace.com/gaspumptalent

Q102 and Indie team up to give you Project Indie

August 27, 2009

Q102 and Indie are combining music and fashion to bring you Project Indie. 5 local designers will be picked to design t shirts for 5 selected bands. Its a win for designers, cuz they’ll get their stuff all over town and sold at Indie. Its a win for bands cuz their name will be all over shirts all over town PLUS they’ll get to play a Homegrown show. BOTH DESIGNERS AND BANDS must enter their stuff…details…
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Springfield Music to host drum clinic with Carmine Appice (feat. local musicians!)

August 27, 2009

Just got a call from Jason Spell (Employee at Springfield Music, guitar/Poor Man’s Vision) and he let me know about an awesome drum clinic at Springfield Music going on tonight at 7pm that he and another local will get to play at. Carmine Appice will be in the store tonight at 7pm to do the clinic. He’s drummed for Ozzy Osbourne, Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Rod Stewart and did studio work for Pink Floyd. Details…

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Lyal Strickland mega-update (new album, website and cd release shows)

August 26, 2009

lycalsticklandJust got a big update from local singer/songwriter Lyal Strickland detailing out a ton of stuff he’s been up to. He’s got a whole new album, new website, (not one but) three release party/shows, a radio promo blitz and more! You may be even more interested in the radio blitz because he’ll be giving away free CDs and posters. Details after the jump…

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New weekly show at Lindberg’s starting tonight: with members of Cropdusters, Sweetwater Abiline and Todd Balisle

August 25, 2009

jebWe love weekly shows…that reliable pick me up that you can always count on. I just scanned the MOrawk board and saw this and about crapped myself. This would be a sweet freakin show on any given weekend, but nooooOOoooo – they’re doing it EVERY TUESDAY!

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Rock Talk (8/23/09 episode) w/Becky from Nate P’s, Tokyo Sauna, and The Highest Priest

August 25, 2009

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This episode is PACKED with music from all walks. Becky from Nathan P. Murphy’s stops by to talk about their 28 year anniversary open house (including a free cover / jam session local musicians are welcome to come play on Thursday) and a bunch of their upcoming shows. Music in that segment: Science Hill from STL (311/incubus vibe) and Shaun Murphy (blues, formerly of 70’s band Little Feat. Next was Tokyo Sauna who played 3 songs acoustically in the studio. Check out our YouTube for vids of that as well. We were then joined by The Highest Priest who played 2 band new tracks and one of which will be on the FourFourFest compilation. Lastly, we play songs from four FourFourFest artists for the Pick Four from the FourFour. Listen in after the break…

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When is the last time you checked out our Pics & Vids?

August 24, 2009

We make it a point to hit as many shows as we can possibly get to. We usually have our camera too…and we tend to shoot a ton of pics and vids. Sometimes we even get really lucky and wander into a Big Smith show with members of Speakeasy on stage as they play Michael Jackson’s hit “Billy Jean” a few days after he passed. Check out our YouTube and Flickr for tons and tons of videos and photos from shows.

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Jesse James Wax Museum announces EP release/farewell show and name change

August 18, 2009

RedSquareBeatLayout2Local favorite Jesse James Wax Museum has announced its EP release and farewell show. The band recently changed its name to simply JJWM to coincide with the changing style of the music. The band will no longer go by Jesse James Wax Museum but simply JJWM. More details on the show, EP and more on the flip side of this little link…

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Pilot Whale’s “Tax Dance” video hits the interwebs

August 17, 2009

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We loves us some Pilot Whale. We love his songs, his antics and his large assortment of costumes. J.R. has given us another gift…a video for famed song “Tax Dance.” Click through for linksies to watch the video.

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