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-See you in the scene! Mike Â Dragosavich
1 Circulation Mayhem!
Â We Â were Â at Â 200 Â locations. Â Â Guess Â what? Â Â We Â are Â taking Â it Â to Â 600. Â Â If Â you Â donâ€™t Â see Â the Â mag Â now, Â then Â get Â out Â of Â your Â momâ€™s Â basement!
2 We have been Knighted!
FM Â Spotlight Â and Â FM Â Stride Â Magazines Â teamed Â up Â with Â Knight Â printing Â to Â increase Â circulation, Â mailings, Â and Â more. Â
The Â Mobile Â app Â is Â under Â some Â amazing Â construction Â so Â look Â out Â for Â huge Â upgrades! Â
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FMSpotlight.com Â is Â improved Â and Â better Â WKDQHYHU&UHDWHDSURÂżOH12:
Lobster and Lefse The Fargo AirSHO THe Pyrotechnics Guild Streets Alive! WOW the bar Alice Cooper George Thorogood
Mike Â and Â Bill Â Rancic Â at Â the Â Fargo Â Moorhead Â West Â Fargo Â Chamber Â of Â Commerce Â Young Â Professional Â 6XPPLWLQ-XQH%LOOZDVWKHÂżUVW winner Â of Â Season Â 1 Â of Â â€œThe Â Appren-Â ticeâ€? Â with Â Donald Â Trump. Â FMS 5
FM EVENTS MSUM Â Annual Â 4th Â of Â July Â Celebration
)$5*20225+($' E V E N T S Â -Â Â J U LY
FM Â RedHawks Â vs. Â Winnipeg Newman Â Field
Nemzek Â Stadium
FM Â Cruisinâ€™ Â Broadway
Downtown Â Street Â Fair
Downtown Â Fargo
Sidewalk Â Sale West Â Acres Â Mall
-8/<7+ JULY Â 21ST
FM Â RedHawks Â vs. Â Gary
Sara Â Bareilles
The Â Music Â Man
Fargo Â Theatre
Trollwood Â Performing Â
Newman Â Field
Arts Â School
Steel Â Pulse Fargo Â Theatre
Sheryl Â Crow
FM Â Community Â Theatre
Bluestem Â Center Â for Â the Â Arts
FM Â RedHawks Â vs. Â Sioux Â City
Newman Â Field
Adam Â Pascal
FM Â Community Â Theatre
15TH Â Annual Â Fargo Â Blues Â Festival
Newman Â Field -8/<7+7+
Travis Â Tritt
Red Â River Â Fairgrounds
Shooting Â Star Â Casino
Fargo Â Theatre
The Â Venue
The Â Complete Â Works Â of Â Wil-Â liam Â Shake-Â speare
Q98 Â Q-ÂZilla! Performs Â
Jeff Â Tweedy
76th Â Annual Â Northwest Â Wa-Â ter Â Carnival Detroit Â Lakes
Gaee Â StageMSUM
Moondance Â Jam
USA Â Wrestling
Walker, Â MN
Race Â the Â Red Â Canoe Â & Â Kayak Â Races
Corks Â & Â Canvas Â
JULY Â 21ST
WE Â FEST
Soo Â Pass Â Ranch Â DL
Newman Â Field
Lindenwood Â Park
FM Â RedHawks Â vs. Â Sioux Â Falls
Daniel Â Tosh
Fargo Â Civic Â Center
Charlie Â Pride
Shooting Â Star Â Casino
JULY Â 22ND
Pyrotechnics Â Guild Â Interna-Â tional RRV Â Fairgrounds Â
TMAC The Kid of the North 12 FMS
Name: Â Troy Â Macfarland Hometown: Â Grand Â Forks, Â ND Record Â Label: Â Â Independent Current Â Location: Â Los Â Angeles, Â CA Name Â of Â Album: Â Â Genre Â Is Â Not Â An Â Option Itunes: Â TMAC Â -Â Â Genre Â Is Â Not Â An Â Option Your Â Hit Â Song: Â â€œHey Â Ladyâ€? Favorite Â Fargo Â Restaurant Â and Â favorite Â Fargo Â bar: Â KOBEâ€™s Â and Â Big Â Dâ€™s Websites: Â www.vibedeck.com/tmac Â and Â Â Â www.troymacfarland.com
Tell Â us Â about Â how Â you Â got Â started? I Â began Â writing Â songs Â in Â high Â school, Â then Â became Â more Â and Â more Â into Â it Â after Â I Â graduated. Â I Â got Â into Â mu-Â sic Â production Â in Â college, Â which Â brought Â me Â to Â the Â MSUM Â Music Â Program. Â I Â formed Â a Â group Â â€œTnTâ€? Â and Â started Â performing Â a Â lot Â around Â the Â FM Â Area. Being Â a Â rapper Â from Â Fargo, Â how Â did Â you Â make Â your Â way Â to Â the Â main Â stream? The Â key Â was Â collaborating Â with Â every Â related Â artist Â from Â all Â around Â the Â globe Â and Â staying Â determined Â throughout Â the Â process. Â You Â never Â know Â where someone Â might Â end Â up. Â Building Â relationships Â and Â producing Â quality Â music Â
brought Â me Â to Â LA, Â where Â I Â am Â now Â nominated Â for Â an Â LA Â Music Â Award. Â People here Â still Â donâ€™t Â believe Â Iâ€™m Â from Â Fargo. Â Yeah!
Currently Â what Â are Â you Â working Â on? Â Iâ€™m Â currently Â working Â on Â an Â Electro/Pop/Rock Â al-Â bum Â for Â artist Â Kris Â Searle Â called Â â€œDawn Â of Â Momen-Â tumâ€? Â which Â has Â earned Â him Â nominations Â for Â two Â LA Â Music Â Awards Â this Â year. Â Â Letâ€™s Â just Â say Â itâ€™s Â â€œGunna Â be Â Nutz!â€? Â -Â-Â Â Grammys Â here Â we Â come!
Tell Â us Â about Â the Â recent Â award Â you Â won Â in Â LA? The Â award Â was Â â€œBest Â Dance/Electronica Â Art-Â istâ€? Â for Â Kris Â Searle. Â I Â had Â produced Â a Â song Â for Â Kris Â called Â â€œWarning Â Signsâ€? Â ft. Â Darnell, Â which Â won Â the Â award. Â I Â made Â the Â track Â back Â in Â Moorhead Â so Â long Â ago, Â during Â the Â strip-Â per Â pole Â in Â the Â basement Â phase, Â and Â never Â thought Â anything Â would Â come Â of Â it;Íž Â I Â guess Â I Â was Â wrong! Â This Â proves Â you Â just Â never Â know Â what Â might Â catch Â peopleâ€™s Â attention.
â€œPeople here[LA] still donâ€™t believe Iâ€™m from Fargo.â€?
Are Â you Â working Â with Â anyone Â we Â would Â recog-Â nize Â in Â the Â hip Â hop Â com-Â munity? Â While Â completing Â Kris Â Searleâ€™s Â album, Â a Â lot Â of Â artists Â like Â Dance Â to Â Rap Â
wmcaoelDXZEIOfm started Â contacting Â me Â re-Â garding Â production. Â Iâ€™m Â also Â talking Â to Â FM Â local, Â Charlie Â Mizza Â to Â collabo-Â rate Â on Â a Â potential Â track. Â Who Â knows Â what Â can Â hap-Â pen after Â this?
What Â options Â are Â there Â in Â Fargo-ÂMoorhead Â for Â aspiring Â Hip-ÂHop artists/producers? Â There Â is Â a Â great Â music Â scene Â in Â Fargo. Â The Â hard Â part Â is Â getting Â your Â mu-Â sic Â recognized. Â Â Another Â crutch Â is Â that Â there Â are Â only Â a Â few Â places Â in Â the Â FM Â area Â where Â artists Â can Â perform Â and Â get Â noticed. Â For Â performances Â you Â can Â check Â out: Â The Â Aquarium, Â 7KH +XE 7KH 1HVWRU %LJ Dâ€™s. Â For Â publicity: Â Y94 Â .1'67KH+LJK Plains Â Reader, Â FM Â Spot-Â light Â and Â The Â Fargo Â Forum, all Â come Â to Â mind. Â The Â big-Â gest Â thing Â would Â be Â to Â net-Â work, Â network, Â network. Â The Â more Â people Â you Â know, Â the Â more Â opportuni-Â ties Â arise. Â Just Â remember Â itâ€™s Â not Â luck, Â itâ€™s Â setting Â yourself Â up Â for Â opportunity. FMS 13
FM LIVE MUSIC The Fillers Shawna-Roo
@ Big Ds @ Zorbaz DL
JULY 7 The Legionnaires @ HoDo The Front Fenders @ Perspective Lounge Jeez Loueez @ Playmakers Bad Weather Burlesque @ The Aquarium JULY 8 @ VFW West Fargo HdgoZgqk8GC]ddqk The Fillers @ Spirits Lounge Noel Iverson @ The Winery Jeez Loueez @ Playmakers Hgalaf8<]ehk]qk Two Days Notice @ The Windbreak >dYk`ZY[c8Kh][ck The Blink Shake @ The Aquarium Hm[c]jMh 8Ja[ck Little Big Town @RRVF Jason Jones JULY 9 Sideline @ VFW West Fargo Sideline
Hm[c]jMh8Ja[ck The Fillers @ Spirits Lounge DK AllStars @ Playmakers Sovereign Sect @ The Aquarium >Y>gjJY\ag8<]ehk]qk Jeez Loueez @The Windbreak >dYk`ZY[c 8Kh][ck Finger 11 @RRVF JULY 10 8th Hour @ The Windbreak LoCash Cowboys @RRVF Trailer Choir
JULY 12 Q98 Q-ZILLA! ft. Hollywood Undead @ The Venue Uncle Kracker @RRVF JULY 13 Face For Radio @ Big Ds JULY 14 Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome @HoDo Lm[c]j\Gml 8L`]Oaf]jq
SKITZOfrenic @ Playmakers Animal Lover Tour Kickoff @ The Aquarium Hairball @RRVF JULY 15 Deadbeats @ VFW West Fargo Nathan Miller & Unstoppable Co. @ Spirits Lounge Lm[c]j\Gml8L`]Oaf]jq SKITZOfrenic @ Playmakers The Young Pretenders @ The Aquarium San Haven Chuckle 8<]ehk]qk At the Emporium @ The Windbreak LafOaddq 8Kh][ck My Darkest Days @RRVF Sick Puppies @RRVF JULY 16 Deadbeats @ VFW West Fargo Nathan Miller & Unstoppable Co. @ Spirits Lounge DK AllStars @ Playmakers The Johnson Family Band @ Zorbaz DL
LIVE MUSIC G>gk`g 8L`]9iYjame Dirty Hurlers @ <]ehk]qk Back for More @ The Windbreak LafOaddq 8h][ck Cornmeal Skyline
JULY 17 @ The Aquarium @ The Windbreak
JULY 18 @ The Aquarium
JULY 20 Roster McCabe @ HoDo Jeez Loueez @ Big Ds JULY 21 Kinetix @ HoDo Les Muchow @ The Winery Tune in Tokyo @ Playmakers Dustin Thomas @ The Aquarium JULY 22 Quintessential 5 @ VFW West Fargo <gmZd]>gjl] 8Ja[ck
F]hlmf]E]f 8GC]ddqk Skyline @ Spirits Lounge Tune in Tokyo @ Playmakers 32 Below @ Knickerbocker Inside Out Strings @ The Aquarium =\]fHYjc]j8<]ehk]qk Roosters @ The Windbreak JULY 23 Quintessential 5 @ VFW West Fargo <gmZd]>gjl] 8Ja[ck Skyline @ Spirits Lounge DK AllStars @ Playmakers The Aurthurs @ Zorbaz DL Our Last Secret @ The Windbreak October Road Skyline Charlie Parr Gordy & Dave
JULY 24 @ The Windbreak JULY 27 JULY 28
@ Big Ds
@ HoDo @ The Winery
Leo Rondeau October Road
@ The Aquarium @ The Windbreak JULY 29 Clear Shot @ VFW West Fargo LoaYk@Yj\8Ja[ck San Haven Chuckle Spirits Lounge New Reb @ The Aquarium Hgalaf 8<]ehk]qk At the Emporium @ The Windbreak Oa[c]\9flap 8Kh][ck JULY 30 Clear Shot @ VFW West Fargo LoaYk@Yj\ 8Ja[ck San Haven Chuckle @ Spirits Lounge Hardwood Groove @ Zorbaz DL At the Emporium @ The Windbreak Wicked Antix @ Specks JULY 31 )):Yf\HYjlq 8Ja[ck Tripwire @ The Windbreak TO VIEW MORE CONCERTS GO TO FMSPOTLIGHT.COM FMS 17
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Mike Dragosavich Former NDSU Football Player Founder of FM Spotlight LLC
THE Q REVIEW WITH Q98’S SPARKS
THIS MONTH, LET’S REVIEW WHAT YOU’VE SPENT MONEY ON SO FAR THIS SUMMER. :KDW\RXERXJKWÀUVW
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Hammock $VVRRQDVLWVWDUWHGJHWWLQJZDUP RXWVLGH\RXZHUHDOOOLNH´,ZDQW KDQJRXWLQWKHVXQVKLQHµ,XQGHUVWDQGWKHLGHDRIDKDPPRFN²\RX ZDQWWROD\RQDJLDQWEDVNHWEDOO QHWVWUDSSHGRQRQHHQGWRDG\LQJ VDSOLQJDQGWKHRWKHUIDVWHGWR UXVWHGWRROVKHGMXVWVR\RXFDQ IHHOSDUWVORWKSDUWNRDODQHVWLQJ LQDEHGRIHXFDO\SWXVOHDYHV7KH UHDOLW\RIWKHVHLVWKDWRQFH\RXOD\ GRZQRQLWWKHUH·VQRSK\VLFDOZD\ RIORRNLQJFRROZKHQ\RXJHWRXW RILW1RWWRPHQWLRQWKDW\RXIHHO OLNH\RX·YHEHHQVKRYHGEHORZWKH ERZRIWKH$PLVWDGZLWKDOOWKDW VZD\LQJDQGFRQVWDQWRIWHUURUWKDW D´IULHQGµLVJRLQJWRFRPHDQGÁLS \RXI give this 4 out of 5 regrets.
)LUHZRUNV 7KLVRQHLVHDV\7KLQJVWKDWH[SORGH DZHVRPH$VORQJDV\RX EX\VRPHWKLQJWKDWKDVDORQJHU IXVHWKDQ\RXUJLUOIULHQGDQG GRHVQ·WH[SORGHIDVWHUWKDQ\RX« ZLWK\RXUJLUOIULHQG1RZ,NQRZ \RX·UHFKHDS6R\RXZHQWIRUWKH ´HQWLUHWKRI-XO\LQDER[µSDFNDJH,W·VVRODPH7KDWER[VKRXOG EHFDOOHG´KHUH·VDQG\HDUVRI \RXWU\LQJWRFRQYLQFH\RXUQHLJKERUVWKDW\RXKDYHPRQH\²JRQH
HW·VIDFHLWWKHVHJHWXVHGRQFH $IWHUWKDWWKH\EHFRPHDQ HQWDQJOHGUHPLQGHUWKDW$ 7KH GDPQQHWLVWKHPRVWLPSRVVLEOH WKLQJWRSXWDZD\$QG% \RX GRQ·WKDYHHQRXJKIULHQGVWRHYHQ SOD\DJDPHRUHYHQKHOS\RXXQWDQJOHWKDWGDPQQHW$VLGHIURP VD\LQJWKHDSSDUHQW´VKXWWOHFRFNµ MRNHVQRWKLQJLVIXQDERXWSOD\LQJ %DGPLQWRQThis gets 5 out of 5 regretsEHFDXVHRIWKHSRWHQWLDORI JHWWLQJKLWLQWKHH\HZLWKD´VKXWWOH FRFNµLQIURQWRI\RXUQRQH[LVWHQW IULHQGV
Have a Q-uestion?
EMAIL: SPARKS@Q98.COM FMS 21
of d-â€?s Beverages Try these Beers
oesnâ€™t Â beer Â taste Â the Â best Â at Â about Â 5pm Â on Â a Â nice Â summer Â day? Â Well, Â itâ€™s Â June Â and Â time Â is Â here Â to Â crack Â open Â some Â refreshments Â like Â a Â nice Â cold Â beer. Â Rick Â Williams Â from Â D-ÂS Â Beverages, Â the Â local Â Anheuser-Â Busch Â distributing Â company Â in Â Moorhead, Â is Â all Â about Â beer Â and Â wants Â to Â show Â you Â whatâ€™s Â hot Â this Â summer.
Shock Â Top Â Raspberry Â Wheat A Â refreshing Â and Â smooth Â Â taste Â of Â Shock Â Top Â Belgian Â White, Â with Â a Â hint Â of Â raspberry Â flavor. Â
Landshark Â Lager
A Â refreshing, Â drinkable Â beer Â brewed Â for Â the Â island Â lifestyle. Â Â Land-Â shark Â Lager Â was Â created Â through Â collaboration Â between Â Margarita-Â ville Â Brewing Â Co. Â and Â Jimmy Â Buffettâ€™s Â Margaritaville. Â
Michelob Â Golden Â Draft Â Light
Popular Â in Â the Â Midwest, Â this Â premium Â draft Â beer Â offers Â a Â light Â fruit Â and Â malt Â aroma, Â which Â complements Â the Â medi-Â um-Âbody, Â slightly Â sweet Â taste Â and Â exceptionally Â smooth Â finish. Â io Â Garcia.
1. 1940 In Â 1950, Â the Â budweiser Â Clydes-Â dales Â received Â their Â very Â own Â mascot: Â the Â Dalmation. Â Â Tradition-Â ally Â used Â to Â guide Â horse-Âdrawn Â ÂżUHFDUWVWKLVVSRWWHGGRJVHUYHV as Â friend Â and Â companion Â to Â the Â team Â sitting Â aside Â the Â driver. Â
2. 1933 2Q$SULO$XJXVW A. Â Busch, Â Jr. Â and Â Adolphus Â Busch Â III Â surprised Â their Â father, Â August Â A. Â Busch, Â Sr., Â with Â the Â gift Â of Â a Â six-Â horse Â Clydesdale Â hitch Â to Â commemorate Â the Â repeal Â of Â Prohibition. Â
Local Budweiser goes Online! The Â team Â at Â D-ÂS Â Beverages Â put Â to-Â gether Â this Â new Â interactive Â website Â to Â help Â Fargo-ÂMoohead Â keep Â up Â to Â date Â with Â promotions, Â specials, Â and Â QHZV2QWRSRIWKDW\RXFDQFUH-Â DWHDSURÂżOHDGG\RXURZQHYHQW add Â you Â own Â photos, Â videos, Â blogs, Â and Â more! Â
Fargobud.com is here and ready for you to interact!
3. 700,000 Amount Â of Â cans Â of Â water Â do-Â nated Â to Â the Â U.S. Â Disaster Â Relief Â by Â Anheus-Â er-ÂBusch. Â
Since Â 1982, Â Anheuser Â Busch Â and Â wholesalers Â have Â committed Â more Â that Â $875 Â million Â in Â responsibility Â programs Â to Â prevent Â underage Â drinking Â and Â drunk Â driving. Â
4. 48.3 Anheuser-ÂBusch Â is Â the Â leading Â American Â brewer, Â holding Â a Â 48.3% Â share Â of Â U.S. Â beer Â sales Â to Â retailers.
The Â number Â of Â Budweiserâ€™s Â Nascar Â champion Â racer, Â .HYLQ+DUYLFN Sprint Â Cup Â Series: 358 Â Starts 14 Â Wins 77 Â Top-ÂFive Â Finishes 155 Â Top-Â10 Â Finishes Five Â Poles FMS 27
ARRRRR… YOU FREE SATURDAY NIGHT? argo-Moorhead and the surrounding areas this VXPPHU transforms into an adult entertainment showcase. With over nationally renowned performers and artists making the trip to the area this summer, we at )06SRWOLJKW0DJD]LQH decided to put together our own “Entertainment Treasure MapµWRKHOS\RXÀQG\RXUZD\WRVRPHJUHDW experiences. This area might be SODJXHG with some tretched weather, but that’s not stopping the amount of live music, art, festivals, theatre, sporting events, and more to take center stage this VXPPHU. Get out and enjoy yourself while the grass is still green!
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Downtown Street Fair -8/<7+7+ Downtown Â Fargo
Fargoâ€™s Â Downtown Â Street Â Fair Â is Â NDâ€™s Â largest Â free Â outdoor Â event Â with Â an Â estimated Â 150,000 Â people Â in Â three Â days. Â Come Â out Â and Â witness Â amazing Â art Â being Â created Â -Â Â Stroll Â up Â and Â down Â %URDGZD\DQGÂżQGÂżQHDUW XQLTXHVTXDOLW\ crafts Â -Â Â there Â is Â something Â for Â everyone!
Adam Pascal LIVE in Concert -8/<7+ FM Â Community Â Theatre
76th Annual Northwest Water Carnival feat. Little Texas -8/<7+7+ Detroit Â Lakes
The Â Water Â Carnival, Â now Â in Â its Â 76th Â year, Â is Â one Â of Â the Â longest Â running Â festivals Â in Â the Â state Â of Â Minnesota. Â Activities Â include Â The Â Miss Â North-Â west Â Pageant, Â Demolition Â Derby, Â Bed Â Races, Â Bingo, Â Live Â Music, Â +RPH%UHZ&RQWHVW:DWHU)LJKWV Classic Â Car Â Show, Â Boat Â Parade, Â and Â more. Â
Midwest Viking Festival -8/<7+7+
-8/<7+ Fargo Â Theatre
Steel Â Pulse Â were Â one Â of Â Britainâ€™s Â greatest Â reggae Â bands, Â rivaled Â only Â by Â Aswad Â in Â terms Â of Â creative Â and Â com-Â mercial Â success. Â Generally Â a Â protest-Â PLQGHG5DVWDIDULDQRXWÂżW6WHHO3XOVH started Â out Â playing Â authentic Â roots Â reggae Â with Â touches Â of Â jazz Â and Â Latin Â music, Â and Â earned Â a Â substantial Â audi-Â ence Â among Â white Â U.K. Â punks Â as Â well.
USA Wrestling -8/<7+5' )$5*2'20(
Q98 Q-Zilla! Feat. Hollywood Undead, Escape the Fate, & All That Remains
-8/<7+ Shooting Â Star Â Casino
Travis Â Tritt Â was Â one Â of Â the Â leading Â new Â country Â singers Â of Â the Â early Â â€˜90s, Â holding Â his Â own Â against Â Garth Â Brooks, Â Clint Â Black, Â and Â Alan Â Jackson. www.shootingstar.com
+ROO\ZRRG8QGHDGKDLOXQVXU-Â prisingly) Â from Â the Â streets Â of Â +ROO\ZRRG&$PL[LQJEUDVK hip-Âhop, Â rock, Â and Â minor Â metalc-Â ore Â touches Â with Â cocky Â posturing Â and Â thug Â attitudes. www.q98.com
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The Â Venue
Jeff Tweedy -8/<7+ Fargo Â Theatre
Jeff Â Tweedy Â rose Â to Â prominence Â with Â Uncle Â Tupelo Â in Â the Â late Â â€˜80s Â and Â early Â â€˜90s, Â but Â with Â his Â own Â group, Â Wilco, Â he Â would Â step Â out Â from Â the Â shadow Â of Â that Â legend-Â ary Â alt-Âcountry Â group Â and Â his Â former Â partner, Â Jay Â Farrar. www.fargotheatre.org
Moondance Jam -8/<7+7+ Walker, Â MN
The Â 20th Â anniversary Â of Â Moondance Â Jam Â is Â here Â includ-Â ing Â headlong Â acts Â by Â KISS, Â 3 Â Doors Â Down, Â Stone Â Temple Â 3LORWV2WKHUSHUIRUPDQFHVE\ Joan Â Jett, Â Paul Â Rodgers, Â Eddie Â Money, Â 38 Â Special, Â Fuel Â and Â more. Â Â www.moondancejam.com
Clay County Fair JULY Â 14 Â -Â Â 17 98th Â Annual
The Music Man -8/<7+ Trollwood Â Performing Â Arts Â School.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare -8/<7+ Gaede Â Stage Â MSUM
Sara Bareilles -8/<7+ Fargo Â Theatre
A Â gifted Â songwriter Â and Â a Â versatile Â pianist Â with Â no Â formal Â training, Â Sara Â Bareilles Â burst Â onto Â the Â pop Â scene Â with Â a Â naturally Â skilled Â voice Â that Â ranged Â from Â powerful Â and Â soulful Â to Â sweet Â and Â gentle, Â earning Â her Â instant Â comparisons Â to Â Fiona Â Apple Â and Â Norah Â Jones. www.fargotheatre.org FMS 31
hat is “The Reason Why” some bands survive and thrive? It is not likely one thing, but many. In the case of Little Big Town, the reasons are plenty. They have sold over 1.5 million records and garnered 3 Grammy nominations, including The Road to Here’s nomination for album of the year. CMA and ACM nominations have arrived in abundance. Critical acclaim and end of year “best” lists have been copious. But this is a band with a history. A band that has DOZD\VSXWPXVLFÀUVW«DQGWKDW is the biggest reason of all. FMS wanted to know the reason why, so we tracked down Phillip Sweet of LBT to give us the rundown.
Exclusive Interview With Phillip )06 Your band’s name pretty much explains Fargo North Dakota. Little Big Town. Tell us about how you came up with your name and what it means to you?
3+,//,3: We all grew up in
smaller towns across America and that name felt like a good representation of what we are all about. Plus Nashville is a “little big town,” it’s growing constantly but still has that small town feeling.
)06: What do you think of
Fargo when you hear your going to perform in this area?
3+,//,3: We have seen so
many towns across America with something in common with Fargo. The truth is, we love these places! We always receive the greatest hospitality with the people and love how genuine and real they are.
)06 We have another local
band with a name that sums up this area called “32 Below.” You were able to meet them a couple years ago what was that like?
3+,//,3: They were
contestants in a band competition and they did phenomenally well. They had kick-ass energy and were a great group of guys. 7KH\ZHUHGHÀQLWHO\RQHRIWKH most talented bands at the show. It was nice to meet them back stage and take some pictures with them.
)06 Little Big Town is very
involved with supporting causes all over the US. Why is this important to you?
3+,//,3: It’s in our hearts to
give back to the communities. Lately so many people have been affected by natural disasters and ZHKDYHEHHQFRQGXFWLQJEHQHÀWV
Red River Valley Fair July 8th. Bio: The country vocal quartet Little Big Town began with Kimberly Roads and Karen Fairchild, two Georgia natives who began singing together in college. Arkansan Jimi Westbrook, a friend of Fairchild’s husband, joined them to make a trio, and the group was completed by the addition of Phil Sweet in 1998. and have a chance to help people!
)06 What’s Next?
Fargo-Moorhead expect out of Little Big Town at the Red River Valley Fair on July 8th?
3+,//,3: We are
3+,//,3: We will be playing
on the road for the rest of the year and ZLOOEHÀQLVKLQJRXU tour with Sugarland. We have been collaborating with some great artists to bring you some new unique music and this Fall we will start recording again. to help raise money. We believe the more we give, the more we get back to ourselves. Ride for a Cure is an event in Nashville where we gather motorcyclists for a ride and play a concert to follow. We raised 75,000 in one day for cancer. Now that is an amazing feeling. A feeling that we can do what we do everyday
)06 What can the people of
We also have made copies of our records on old school vinyl. When you come out to see us July 8th, you will have a chance to purchase a vinyl FRS\DQGWKHÀUVWSHRSOHWR do so will be welcomed to a meet and greet with the band.
songs from our new album “Reasons Why” along with a new version of cover songs called Scatter, Smothered, and Covered. This is our take on popular pop songs and artists like Lady Gaga, and Adelle. It makes for a fun way to mix things up. And people, be ready for some great energy and harmony. You will get to hear each member of the band take charge and show their individual talents. “We are going to have a big time!”
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Charlie Pride JULY Â 22ND Â Shooting Â Star
With Â 36 Â number Â one Â hits Â under Â his Â belt, Â Charley Â Pride, Â who Â is Â black, Â has Â helped Â prove Â how Â little Â race Â matters Â to Â the Â major-Â ity Â of Â country Â music Â fans.
-8/<7+ Bluestem Â Center Â for Â the Â Arts Â Moorhead Sheryl Â Crowâ€™s Â fresh, Â updated Â spin Â on Â classic Â roots Â rock Â made Â her Â one Â of Â the Â most Â popular Â mainstream Â rockers Â of Â the Â â€˜90s. Â +HUDOEXPVZHUHORRVHDQG eclectic Â on Â the Â surface, Â yet Â were Â generally Â tied Â together Â by Â pol-Â ished, Â professional Â songcraft.
North Dakota State Fair JULY Â 22-Â30
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The Â Fargo Â Blues Â Festival Â is Â a Â 2-Âday, Â 12-Âband Â blues Â explosion Â featuring Â worldclass Â bands, Â great Â food, Â and Â plenty Â of Â ice Â cold Â brews! Â Â Musicians Â include Â Manzerek Â Rogers Â Band, Â Jimmy Â Thackery Â & Â The Â Drivers, Â Larry Â McCray, Â Tinsley Â Ellis, Â and Â more. Â
$8*8677+ Fargo Â Civic Â Center The Â Comedy Â Central Â hit Â tv Â show Â Tosh.0 Â host Â is Â stopping Â in Â Fargo Â for Â his Â stand Â up Â comedy Â tour Â called Â â€œTosh Â 7RXU2Q,FHÂ´
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Pyrotechnics Guild International 2011 â€œRhapsody on the Redâ€? $8*8677+7+ RRV Â Fairgrounds
The Â convention Â includes Â many Â hands-Âon Â activities, Â such Â as Â classes Â and Â seminars, Â and Â construction Â of Â the Â â€œSuperstringâ€?. Â There Â are Â QLJKWO\ÂżUHZRUNVGLVSOD\VHDFKRQHELJJHU WKDQWKHODVWDVZHOODVÂżUHZRUNVVDOHVDQG competitions.
$8*8677+ Dakota Â Magic This Â sturdy Â American Â blues-Ârock Â trio Â from Â Texas Â consists Â of Â Billy Â Gibbons Â JXLWDU 'XVW\+LOOEDVV DQG)UDQN %HDUGGUXPV 7KH\ZHUHIRUPHGLQ LQDQGDURXQG+RXVWRQIURPULYDO EDQGVWKH0RYLQJ6LGHZDONV*LEERQV DQG$PHULFDQ%OXHV+LOODQG%HDUG
Kottonmouth Kings $8*8677+ 7KH+XE
$8*8677+ Bluestem Â Center Â for Â the Â Arts The Â iconic Â hard Â rocker, Â who Â literally Â invented Â the Â concept Â of Â the Â rock Â concert Â as Â theater, Â returns Â to Â what Â he Â does Â best Â on Â Along Â Came Â a Â Spide
Bluestem Â Center A Â blues-Ârock Â guitarist Â who Â draws Â his Â inspiration Â from Â Elmore Â -DPHV+RXQG'RJ7D\ORUDQG Chuck Â Berry, Â George Â Thorogood Â never Â earned Â much Â respect Â from Â blues Â purists, Â but Â he Â became Â a Â popular Â favorite Â in Â the Â early Â â€˜80s Â through Â repeated Â exposure Â on Â FM Â radio Â and Â the Â arena Â rock Â circuit.
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Self-Âdescribed Â â€œpsychedelic Â KLSKRSSXQNURFNÂ´RXWÂżW the Â Kottonmouth Â Kings Â HPHUJHGIURP2UDQJH County, Â CA, Â in Â 1994.
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Carnival of Madness AUGUST Â 23RD 7KH+XE
Feat. Â Theory Â of Â a Â Dead-Â man, Â Alter Â Bridge, Â Black Â Sone Â Cherry, Â Adelites Â Way, Â & Â Emphatic. Â
Brandi Carlile $8*8677+ Fargo Â Theatre
Raised Â in Â Ravensdale, Â Washington Â got Â her Â start Â at Â the Â age Â of Â eight. Â Taught Â herself Â to Â sing Â as Â well Â as Â play Â piano, Â in Â later Â years Â instructed Â herself Â on Â the Â guitar, Â soon Â after Â Carlile Â developed Â a Â band Â with Â her Â brothers Â Tim Â and Â Phil Â +DVHQURWK
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Barnesville Potato Days
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he 2011 Red River Valley Fair July 8-16 promises to be the place to play this summer - with everything from whirling, twirling carnival rides to high-diving dueling pirates. Celebrating summer traditions in the Red River Valley means a visit to the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, where IDLUJRHUV ZLOO Ă€QG exciting entertainment, the thrills and chills of the carnival and affordable grandstand entertainment that is included with the gate admission. The fair also showcases the talents of the young people involved in FFA chapters and 4-H clubs from the Red River Valley, and showcases the contributions of North Dakotas farmers. 36 FMS
Daily Â Gate Â Admission: Â Â $7.00 Â Adults Â 12 Â & Â older $3.00 Â Ages Â 6 Â -Â Â 11, Â Free Â 5 Â & Â under.
LIVE Â MUSIC
JULY Â 8TH Â Â Little Â BIg Â Town Â Jason Â Jones
JULY Â 9TH Finger Â 11
JULY 8-â€?16 2011 CONTESTS Lego Â Contest Â Â
Lego Â lovers Â compete Â in Â the Â annual, Â Lego Â Con-Â test! Â Lego Â Builders Â will Â be Â allowed Â a Â maximum Â time Â of Â 30 Â minutes Â to Â assemble Â their Â Lego Â creation. Â The Â public Â is Â invited Â to Â observe Â our Â fu-Â ture Â architects! Â 1st Â -Â Â 4th Â place Â ribbons Â awarded Â in Â each Â age Â category Â based Â on Â creativity Â and Â originality.
FM Â Celebrity Â Eating Â Relay
Watch Â your Â favorite Â Radio Â Personalities Â as Â they Â go Â head Â to Â head Â LQWKHÂżUVWDQQXDO)0 Celebrity Â Eating Â Relay. Â Contestants Â will Â be Â eat-Â ing Â mystery Â food Â items, Â donated Â by Â the Â Fair Â vendors. Â Cheer Â on Â these Â lucky Â contestants Â Thurs-Â day, Â July Â 14, Â 2011 Â at Â 4:30 Â pm Â at Â the Â Scheels Â Stage. Â You Â never Â know, Â DIRRGÂżJKWPLJKWEUHDN out Â afterwards.
Salsa Â Contest
Enter Â your Â homemade Â salsa Â in Â the Â third Â annual, Â Amateur Â Salsa Â Making Â Contest! Â There Â are Â four Â categories Â to Â enter: Â 0LOG+RW,QIHUQRDQG Miscellaneous. Â The Â contest Â will Â be Â held Â on Â Wednesday, Â July Â 13, Â 2011 Â at Â 1 Â pmLQ+DUYHVW +DOO3UL]HVGRQDWHG by Â Cafe Â Mosaics, Â West Â )DUJR0D[ZHOOÂśVDQG2OG Dutch Â Foods, Â Inc.
JULY 10TH LoCash Cowboys
JULY 11TH Trailer Choir
JULY 12TH Uncle Kracker
JULY 14TH Hairball
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JULY 15TH My Darkest Days
EVENTS Open Draft Horse and Pony Show
Classes will be mixed ZLWKLQWKH$0+5 Miniature Show and the 3W+$3RQ\DQG0LQLD- ture Show. The Draft +RUVHDQG3RQ\6KRZ will be held Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16 in the Schollander Pavilion. Click on the image to view all rules and regulations.
Rounding the Red: 1%+$%DUUHOV 3ROHV UBRA Tour Stop - Double Points for all UBRA members.
Riding on Angels Wings
Located in the Arena, this ground act will en- tertain you with a variety of classes, demonstra- WLRQVRQ+LSSRWKHUDS\ and Therapeutic Riding. Riding on Angels Wings is only available Wednesday, July 13, starting at 12 p.m.
Do you have a talent and want to showcase it in front of a live audi- ence? Perform on our 12 X 24 ft stage under the 40 X 60 white tent. Fairgoers can’t help but sit in the shade and en- joy talented individuals perform.
Thank A Farmer
Thank a Farmer is a promotion celebrating our nation’s farmers. The goal of the Thank a Farmer stage show is not for farmers and farm groups to thank themselves, but for consumers to become aware of the importance farmer splay in their daily lives
JULY 15TH Sick Puppies
Reptile Adventures Interested in reptiles? Come watch Reptile Ad- ventures give demonstra- tions with the animals plus enjoy the virtual reptile zoo! Presentations will be given by Danny Conner and Riley Campbell. Daily Show Times: 1:45, 3:45, 5:45.
Dueling Pirates Be prepared to be amazed by the death - defying Dueling Pirates! These pirates will be perform- ing on: the Springboard, Tower Diving, Comedy, &ORZQ'LYLQJDQGD+LJK Dive of no less than 70 ft! 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:00pm FMS 37
Red River Valley Fair July 12th.
s there anyone better to tell it like it is than one’s kid? In January 2008, when Uncle Kracker began to write the songs that appear on his new album Happy Hour, it was his eight year-old daughter who suggested that he try writing something a little less downbeat than usual. “She said to me, ‘I can’t really dance to any of your songs,’” the father of three says with a laugh. “Not that I needed to make a
dance record, but it dawned on me that I tend to write a lot of acoustic ballads and midtempo type tunes. And I thought, ‘It’s pretty bad when your own kids won’t listen to your records. Your own kids!’ At the end of the day, people want to have fun more than they want to cry. I realized that it was time for something a little more upbeat and positive and that’s what I ended up with on Happy Hour.” Hidden Treasure
)06: You have been around for a long time now since the Kid Rock days in the 90’s. What is it like now compared to then? UK: Everything has changed! Tour used to be like camping with a tent, no electricity, and anything goes. Now tour is like camping, but I don’t have to pitch a tent and I check into a hotel room. I will say that I am the busiest I have ever been in my career, and it feels great. I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Believe
me, I know what it’s like when the phone doesn’t ring. )06: What are your thoughts about coming to perform in Fargo? UK: I love experiencing new towns and new people. Expecially all the different accents. I like checking out the area and picking up different items that I haven’t seen in other parts. )06: What have you been doing recently in your free time when performing in these different cities?
UK: Honestly, I’ve been looking for some driving ranges. I just picked up this golf thing. It’s something I can work on when I am out on the road. )06: Wow, that’s the last thing I thought I would hear from Uncle Kracker (ha).
that. It’s about enjoying the music and having a good time.
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Actually my daughter made me real-
weren’t happy, but when it comes down to it, I needed to produce an album I am FRQÀGHQWLQDQGWUXO\ believe in!
)06: What are your thoughts on the community and giving back?
UK: (Laughs) Ya last summer I would have never said it. But it has been growing on my this
)06: What’s Next?
I’ll be touring for most of the rest of the year, and will be dropping a new album in January with a single out in August.
)06: What can the people of Fargo expect out of you at the Red River Valley Fair July 12th?
)06: What will the new album sound like?
Don’t expect much, then you wont be disappointed. (Joking) I’m bringing a fun, upbeat, and exciting show. I don’t want the people to think I bring trouble or a rough crowd, because of my ties with Kid Rock. It’s not like
have had the opportunity to make records for the last 13 years and counting, and I couldn’t do what I do with out knowing that I have the opportunity to help people. I know I can’t help everyone, but if I can help one person who turns around and helps another, I know I have done something great.
UK: ize I wasn’t having any fun anymore. I completed an entire album and ended up throwing the whole thing out and started over. Some of the people involved
There is NOTHING more important that giving back to the communities. I have been so lucky myself to
It will be less of a pop rock record and more of an Americana sound. It will be greasy, and it feels like it’s going to be my best record ever!
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