Aquabear Legion Volume 3 was reviewed in Speakeasy magazine. Thanks to Terry O’Donovan for a great review.
Aquabear continues our monthly concert series at ARTS/West in Athens on Friday, September 19th at 8pm! This month we will feature:
Come on out and support local music and still make it out to see some great shows in uptown Athens afterward…
Next week we are having an Aquabear Legion Noise Showcase at The Union in Athens on Thursday, September 25th at 10pm (sharp).
There will be a whole bunch of Athens noise makers doing drone, freeform stuff, improv, and probably just banging on things to some sounds come out. Look for an update this weekend with a full lineup and poster…
And don’t forget:
Saturday, Sept. 27th: RECLAIM MUSIC FESTIVAL (www.reclaimmusicfestival.com)
Sunday, Sept. 28th: Monthly Noise Night @ ARTS/West, 6pm
Aquabear Legion continues our monthly showcase at ARTS/West on Saturday, August 16th… featuring a wonderful lineup of Athens music from:
Starts at 8pm sharp and it’s only 3 bucks! This will be one of the last shows in this area from our good friend Zephuros, so come out!
Aquabear Record Swap on Sunday, August 24th! 1pm-6pm at ARTS/West, FREE ADMISSION! Come on out for our first ever Record Swap and find LP’s, CD’s, 7″, 45’s, Cassettes, Gear, and most importantly local music from local bands. Tables can be purchased for only $10! Send us an e-mail if you are interested. 6 vendors already! We’ll be playing records all afternoon as well. Donations will be encouraged at the door.
The Aquabear Legion is celebrating the release of yet another compilation (Volume 3!, our 5th overall..) on Saturday, July 26th at Casa Cantina here in Athens. The compilation features music from: We March, Southeast Engine, Machine Go Boom, Casual Future, Silo Circuit, Russenorsk, The Makebelieves, The Hiders, Woody Pines and The Lonesome Two, The X Bolex, 1point3, Kaslo, Mike Elliott, Spooktober, Men of Gentle Birth, Sun God, (the) Giants of Gender, and maybe even a few more.
Machine Go Boom (Cleveland)
Casual Future (Athens), 1point3 (Columbus)
will be featured at the party on Saturday, July 26th at Casa. 10pm.
The compilation will be available and there will be some other new Legion merchandise as well including buttons, stickers, and more. Come on out and help us celebrate and here some really great music.
The Legion was honored to have a wonderful story about us appear on the front page of the Saturday, July 12th Athens Messenger. Go ahead and take look at it here.
Thanks again to Matt Gallagher for the great story!
Aquabear’s monthly concert series Live @ ARTS/West continues with a great show on Saturday, July 12th at 8pm with Athens’ own Sad Bastards and Godversussatan (members of Men of Gentle Birth!). The show will of course take place at ARTS/West (132 West State Street in Athens), music will start at 8pm and its only 3 bucks! Come out and support local music and our new monthly series!
And don’t forget…
Saturday, July 26th
Aquabear Legion Compilation Release
@ Casa Cantina 10pm
Machine Go Boom, Casual Future, 1point3, and Weedghost
Saturday, August 16th 8pm
Aquabear Live @ ARTS/West
with Kaslo and more!
Aquabear Summer Schedule!
Aquabear Legion has a lot going on this summer…
6/28: Monthly Noise Show @ ARTS/West, 6pm
7/12: Aquabear Monthly Show @ ARTS/West w/ Spooktober and Sad Bastards, 8pm
7/26: CD Release @ Casa w/ Machine Go Boom, Casual Future, 1point3, Weedghost, 10:30pm
7/27: Monthly Noise Show @ ARTS/West, 6pm
8/16: Aquabear Monthly Show @ ARTS/West with TBA
8/24: Aquabear Record Swap and Potluck @ ARTS/West (day after ACMF!), 2pm
And if you are on Facebook you can become a fan here:
http://www. facebook. com/pages/Aquabear-Legion/16073679690
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.
The Aquabear Reader is a free publication, we pay for printing with advertising for area businesses (preferably relevant to our topic of music and art). We are taking advertisements for the next issue. For more information please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you have a business located in Athens and would like let us leave copies of the Reader there we would gladly appreciate it and list your business.
If you are interested in submitting something, let us know. If you need an idea or topic to get started, we have some of those as well.