We here at Yourband.info have a few friends who book shows at some of the more popular venues around NH, VT and Mass. We sent each of these people an email asking their input on what bands do to piss them off. They each sent a list of things that bands do that annoy the hell out of them and risk those bands not getting booked again.
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Written by Rachel Vogelzang
I realize this is a very serious subject, and I don't mean to make light of it in any way, shape or form. Okay, well maybe one shape. Or two. Speaking of shapes, have you seen Corey Garland(Them in The Hive) from behind lately? Carrying that kid of his up and down the stairs and building play structures in his backyard is doing wonders for that ass.
The first www.Yourband.info local music compilation album, Local Blend Vol I, is almost finished. Recording of the album is complete and we are now in the final stages of mixing and mastering the album. Again- This is a completely FREE downloadable digital album. It is set to be released Tuesday September 9th 2014. During our last update we told you all the names of the solo artists that are going to be featured on album...click here to read that. Now we are telling you what full BANDS you have to look forward to on the album.
September 5-7, 2014 is the 4th annual Baker River Arts and music festival in Rumney, NH! This is a three day festival with camping celebrating local music and Arts. Lots of great local bands will be taking to the stage to bring you some amazing music. Prices are cheap and reasonable too. With day passes starting at 10 and full all inclusive, three day passes topping out at 60 bucks. Definitely check It out.
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The first www.Yourband.info local music compilation album is almost finished. We have been spending the last few weeks recording with some of the area’s best local musicians in our multi-million dollar recording studio (umm… maybe not multi-million.. maybe .0001% of a million). Each artist has selected one of their songs and we recorded them- solo- just them- one person, alone with a guitar and their voice (except for Derek and Eric who performed as a duo, but we figured that was OK because their names rhyme). This album will surely be the best release you will hear- ever.
Supporting the local arts helps support a community. Music is a thing that brings people together- music is always playing around you, it is what moves us. If you are in a mall, or on hold, or in a bar, or even at the Doctors office; Music is playing. We as humans all to often forget that music doesn’t need to be done by celebrity bands or musicians to be good. The music made right in your back yard is some of the best around- I guarantee it. Those bands and musicians need your support. You can help in SO many ways and some for free that you can do right from the safety of your smart phone while you are pooping. Here is a list of ten things you can do:
By Rachel Vogelzang
I got my start playing open mics here in Concord. If it weren't for the loving, caring, occasionally overly-friendly crowd of musicians who cheered me on, I don't know if I would be where I'm at today. Which is running between one and three open mics a week, offering new performers a chance to shine, and coming up with passive-aggressive lists about the few things I dislike about my totally kickass job.
I love my job, don't get me wrong. I get to hear new talent, hang out with old friends, and be a smartass on the microphone. I've only been doing the hosting thing for a little over a year now, so I'm no expert. However, I have pulled together a few things you can do if you really want to piss off the person who is assisting you in your 15 to 20 minutes of late night local music fame.
Do you think you know a lot about the local music scene? Take our short little quiz to see how you fair in points! Make sure to comment at the end of this article your score to see how you stack up against your friends.