We March – www.myspace.com/wemarch – A great mix of dirty 80’s hardcore, crazed acid punk, and a slightly bluesy underpinning that doesn’t feel forced in any way. – by John Geek, MAXIMUMROCKNROLL
Coshocton – oculusauris.com/coshocton – Drummer Nate Scheible and Guitarist Todd Jacops used to play in the Athens, Ohio based band Small Object A. This is their new project. They will be performing an improvised instrumental set of rock and roll goodness.
Colonies – www.myspace.com/coloniesohio – Brian Koscho (Casual Future) will be performing a solo set of rumbling loops with diatribes from famous historical figures.
The Hairy Hearts
Seth & Bram Riddlebarger and Tim Peacock. Here is Seth’s other band, The Dragline Brothers, on MySpace:
The Bad Chemicals
Mike Elliott records songs and sometimes, as in this time, plays them.
Bram Riddlebarger and His Lonesome Self
Russenorsk will be playing their latest album, “Comforts” in its entirety.
Brian Harnetty uses archival music, field recordings, oral histories and radio programs as a foundation to his compositions. He has also collaborated with Bonnie “Prince” Billy.
Dan Prince and Todd Jacops, from the epic ambient/noise/drone group Dinner of Swords will improvise.
Thanks to all the bands, filmmakers and artists who helped make the Fair happen this past weekend, it was amazing. We really appreciate the support and we hope to see you throughout the year.
There is some footage of the weekend here:
Aquabear Legion Volume 3 was reviewed in Speakeasy magazine. Thanks to Terry O’Donovan for a great review.
The first issue was released at the Aquabear County Fair on Saturday, March 1st at ARTS/West and Casa and is available in various location in Athens and throughout Ohio.
The first issue features an Interview with Adam Torres and filmmaker Brian Wiebe about the video for “Breakneck Jane”, a venue spotlight on ARTS/West, a short story from Bram Riddlebarger, columns, comics from Jed Collins, CD Reviews, and more.
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