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OUT & ABOUT by RACHEL ROCKS! What a fun filled crazy month! My trip cross country was awesome! I couldn’t believe how boring all the highways were. I was glad to be with a friend that liked taking the side roads, and exploring strange towns. We found out we were probably driving with just fog lights for half the journey even in the dark, but luckily we made it alive, I thought those highways were dark and scary… ha! I came home and left again for a Mother’s Day adventure with my Mom and my sister, Andrea to the beach. I know I’ve been really spoiled lately, but I’m enjoying every moment. Unfortunately because I’ve been traveling and being with my kiddos when I’m home I haven’t been out to see many bands, even tho I did see a few. June is going to be even crazier. Please let me know if you plan on heading out to any open mics during the week. I’m going to have to figure out another way to support live music besides for Friday and Saturday nights. I know Colt Wilbur is hosting open mics at Tubby’s on Tuesdays. That’s also their wing night, so hopefully I’ll get up there at least once. Who knows what my next crazy month will bring! In May the first band I got out to see was Take 147 at Overtime. It’s been so much fun watching this band grow in the past year and a half. Not only with their fans, but as musicians as well. It’s awesome watching them perform their new originals and seeing their “takers” singing along. Some even have created special dances to go along with the songs. Recently I was watching another band perform and when they played “Blur” also known as the “WhooHoo!” song, or “Patty’s Special Song”... I saw a couple people doing the special “Win a gnome” kicks… It was awesome to see that that obviously people have been “taken” by Take 147. Take 147 have very limited local shows throughout the summer. They will be at the Rehoboth Beach Ale House 4 different weekends playing Friday and Saturday gigs. Check out their schedule and see when you can support local music even while you enjoy the beach! On a Friday night I made it out early with the boys to go see Sterling Koch at St. Thomas Roasters in Linglestown. It was once again standing room only, even the tables and chairs outside were full on this gorgeous night. Sterling recently released his new album “Let It Slide”. It’s an awesome CD getting great reviews from many different people. Keith Hummel reviewed it last month, and JP reviewed it this month, plus he’s getting play time all over the world! It’s such relaxing music with great lyrics. Even my boys love it. It’s different and it seems to calm them down. I know I’ll be keeping it close for road trips! Check out his schedule in this issue and get out there to check him out for yourself. On a calm Thursday night I headed over to Winner’s Circle for Deezle Church. Their new bass player, Curt Daub, seems to be filling in nicely. The Winner’s Circle is a hard place to play because the country line dancers like their music a certain way so they can dance along. They give free country line dancing lessons from 7-8 and then the band starts at 8. They have the same band playing Wed-Sat. The pressure was on, but luckily a big group of Lebanon Valley College grads stopped in and kept the dance floor full and crazy all night long. Deezle Church is still promising a CD, but I stopped holding my breath a long time ago. The next night out I headed back to Overtime for Black Mountain Jack. Black Mountain Jack keep growing their fan base as well. It’s always hard playing a new venue for the first time, but their fans were there to support them! Black Mountain Jack is really building up their list of original music. I think they are up to at least six different songs, and they hope to get them recorded soon. My personal favorite is “Let Go of the Girl”, but I also love “Moral Rope” too. Actually, I love them all. Hopefully they get the CD done sooner than later. BMJ recently got a new bass player too, Steve Murphy. Steve is literally a smoking, stand up bass player, I think there might even be fire in there too! Again, Black Mountain Jack’s stage presence continues to go above and beyond, entertaining their fans, and making sure everyone gets a top notch show. Black Mountain Jack has a lot of fun shows coming up in June, some are even family friendly at carnivals, so you have no excuses.. Check out their schedule and get out there and support Black Mountain Jack, you’ll be glad you did. Continued on Page 12... June, 2013

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The last band of the month, yeah, I know.. I told you I’m slacking… is Nate Myers and the Aces at Chicks. I never really realize how much I’m being ‘watched’ in a venue. But shortly after I got there I tried to turn on my camera and my batteries were dead. Within minutes one of the bar tenders brought me new batteries! How cool was that, I didn’t even have to ask!! Thank you mystery man.. you saved the day!! After being rescued I was able to sit back, enjoy the show, and snap a couple pictures. These guys are such top notch musicians, it’s awesome watching and listening to them perform. They have so many amazing originals there are too many to list. While typing this article I saw a Facebook notice pop up that their recording process is officially complete! Now on to mixing, mastering and duplication! They say it’s true.. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see… Nate Myers and the Aces have a super jam-packed schedule. They are so busy that in their ad they just direct you to their website, www.natemyers.com. They have a ton of super cool shows coming up thru June. They have a new place for their trio at the Brewhouse in Camp Hill on Tuesdays, another place I might be able to check out. They also have their big show coming up on June 30th, and that’s the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat Cruise. I’ll be driving in an RV that weekend, bummed I’ll miss it, but if you are in town, get out there enjoy the sights, and especially the sounds! Some other fun sounds you can hear are taking place at Relay for Life of Camp Hill this year on Friday June 14th thru Saturday June 15th. I am the Entertainment Chair and I have some amazing local talent playing for us. DJ Eric B will get the party started with requests, followed by Suzi B kicking it off

live at 2pm, followed by Jason Barshinger. Then we have Close to Consideration coming in at 7:30 right before our Luminaria Ceremony, followed by Julie Nevel and then Neil McClain to finish off the night. On Saturday the Mechanicsburg Singer Band will be coming to help us finish off our event. There will also be plenty of other fun stuff going on like Zumba, Cheerleaders, and just overall good times. It’s also not too late to join my team or donate to the Carcinoma Crushers! Come on out and support a good cause at the Trinity High School in Camp Hill on June 14th and 15th, or find a Relay Event in your hometown at www.relayforlife.org. Well since I have some extra space, I thought I’d throw a little advice out there… Please don’t get offended. It’s just my opinions, you don’t have to read them. My first bit of advice is ADVERTISE! Chances are if you just read this article you are thinking, yeah well, she didn’t come see my band… I know there are some of you that do advertise that I haven’t seen much, if at all. It’s not because I don’t like you, it just honestly because I am a Mom and a Wife, and for me that has to come first. But just because I don’t make it out to see you doesn’t mean that our readers aren’t out there supporting your shows, or visiting your website. It’s nearly impossible to “google search” for all the local talent in your area, and that not only that, but if you’re not in the top 3 of those google searches, chances are people won’t click your link anyway. The PA Musician Magazine is the magazine not only for the people who play music, but also for the people who LOVE music, the ones who go out there and actually Support Local Music. If you place an ad, those people will check it out! A lot of readers are people like me, that are constantly looking for new music and

new bands to check out. There are so many bands, and so much amazing talent in this area, that unfortunately a lot of people will never even know about. Club owners don’t have time to “Google Search” but I have seen them flip through our pages and see who’s putting forth the effort of paying a couple bucks to get their name out there. If you think your band is worth enough to throw a couple bucks into it, then they will realize that maybe you are good enough for them to throw a couple bucks back to ya! Like my good ole Grammy used to say… “It takes tickets to make tickets…” E-vites are effective for fans you already have, I’m not saying Facebook, Google+, etc. aren’t worth taking the time to update and work with, I’m just saying that in order to build that fan base bigger you need to reach out to fans you don’t already have, and the best way to do that is to advertise. Another bit of advice is KEEP YOUR SITES UPDATED!! You can have a web “presence” in 50 different sites throughout the internet, but if they don’t have current info, pictures, names of band members, songs, etc. They are POINTLESS! I get so frustrated trying to find information about bands on the internet. Not only that, but if you look through our ads, we sometimes try to put nice little pictures beside bands that are playing in our advertising clubs, like Tubby’s, The Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Woody’s etc.. We know that we upset people by some of the pictures we use because they aren’t current, etc.. guess where we get those pictures?? From YOUR website! If you don’t want us to use them, take them off your sites. If you want to make our job a heck of a lot easier.. Send us PRESS PHOTOS! To Rnoll@pamusician.net. Back in the day local bands used to send us press kits all the time, that included cool things like who is in the band, pictures, a CD, or whatever. They don’t have to be sent in the snail mail, they can just be sent for free via e-mail. Again, we don’t have the time to search everyone’s personal EPK’s (Electronic Press Kits) if you want us to know about you, send them to us. RachelRocks@pamusician.net and/or RNoll@pamusician.net. Don’t get mad at us, just get pro-active for your band. Treat it like a business. The effort you put out, we’ll be worth it, trust me! My final last bit of advice is this… WEAR YOUR MERCH! Well first you have to have merch, but if you have it, wear it! If you think it’s dorky wearing merch with your name on it, why do you think your fans should. Even if you’re not playing, but you are going out to support some other local music, where your merch. Let the club owner see you, introduce yourself, seeing your logo, or a tag line, or whatever, is just one more way that club owner, or fan is going to remember your name. Club owners don’t have oodles of money to pay bands, but your fans still want to support you, so sell your merch professionally, and you will make a little extra cash at your shows. Don’t just have it jammed in a box in the back of your truck. Have at least one shirt on display with the price tag on it, even if it’s just tacked on to a speaker or laying over top of one of your monitors, wherever just display it! Just like in Field of Dreams.. if you build it, they will come.. if you display it, they will buy it! Look at all the bands that have great displays and also have lots of people sitting or dancing wearing their merch: Smokin Gunnz, Take 147, ETB… Plus don’t forget that once you start selling your merch, design new merch! Keep ‘em coming back for more. Well that’s all my fun and friendly advice for one month. Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing Dads out there, mine included. I wouldn’t be typing this article if it wasn’t for Dad’s visions and dedication to local music. Also, Happy Birthday Daddy! I’m so glad you are here to spend more birthdays with us. Every day you are alive is a special gift we’ve been given. I love you Daddy with all my heart. Plus of course to my wonderful husband who is a Super Dad, and lets me go out and support local music, while he holds down our fort. He’s a great husband and father, I couldn’t ask for anything more for my boys. I hope to see you out at a show soon! Or maybe even at Relay for Life of Camp Hill. Please continue to support live local music, and tell them Rachel Rocks sent ya!

Happy Father’s Day and Happy Anniversary

to the best husband in the WORLD!

14 YEARS!!! Love you Kris!

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NATIONALS By Eric Hoffman

Greetings Rockers N Rollers ! Last month began with a trip north to Wilkes-Barre’s Mohegan Sun Arena where Bush opened for Shinedown. Upon late arrival I only caught the very end of opening band Airbourne from Australia, but they sounded great and very much like fellow natives AC/DC. Bush always put on a good show and take you back to the 90’s. Shinedown was a bit of a new venture for myself. I’m not huge on bands such as Staind, Disturbed, Seether, Godsmack, Saliva, Three Days Grace, etc. And for me Shinedown fall in that genre but I was able to appreciate their show. Singer Brent Smith had an incredible strong voice and great stage presence. Meeting the band after the show, they were quite down to earth and genuinely interested in what bands I like. There is so much diversity in music these days and important to give it at least a try. Quite on the opposite spectrum of music it was off to Lancaster on May 7th to catch hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse. This is simply a concert like no other. Their dedicated following of fans known as Juggalos packed the Chameleon nightclub. In addition to their infectious rap music, ICP performs a very theatrical show consisting of clown make-up, confetti and the spraying of hundreds of bottles of 2-liter Faygo soda. Their music is often similar to Latino hip-hop group Cypress Hill. Unfortunately the Federal Bureau of Investigation has classified ICP’s “Juggalo” fanbase as a gang. In 2012 Insane Clown Posse announced they were suing the FBI over this classification. The show went without incident and truly was incredible fun. Local reggae great George Wesley performed two shows in Wilkes-Barre on May 18th. First, the George Wesley Band played all original songs that afternoon at the city’s Fine Art Festiva. Then the band took to the River Street Café that evening to perform Bob Marley’s legendary album Exodus in its entirety. Wesley has become quite the staple for amazing reggae music within Northern Pennsylvania, New York and the Jersey shoreline. Its always a great experiencing Wesley’s

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amazing talent and the way he shares his positive vibes thru music. The following day it was off to Camden, NJ for the return of The Killers. The band toured earlier this year but returned to the East Coast to fulfill some cancellations due to laryngitis. They are touring for their lastest release “Battle Born.” The Killers always throw an impeccable concert. They began the show with quite possibly their most popular song “When You Were Young.” This was something I never saw another band do. The song is usually saved for the encore. The Killers return again this summer on August 10th at Merriweather in Columbia, MD. Lastly, a highlight of the month was finally seeing Barb Wire Dolls. This female fronted punk rock band is originally from Greece and have spent the past few years pounding America cementing a fan base. Barb Wire Dolls visited Reverb in Reading on May 22nd. The energy and the hunger of the band was incredible. Their current tour includes 44 shows in 51 days, within 8 countries. In true punk fashion, they have no home other than the van they travel in. They sell merchandise for gas and food. After the show I spoke with singer Isis Queen and guitarist Pyn Doll about mutual punk bands we admired. What I discovered were genuine and appreciative musicians with an incredible passion as live as true punks. Unfortunately, Barb Wire Dolls is leaving America for the next year and a half to conquer Europe. Already I can’t wait for their return because I only got a taste of their music and hunger. Here’s the NATIONALS news ! Jeff Hanneman, guitarist and Slayer co-founder died May 2nd at the age of 49. The metal band revealed May 9th that Hanneman’s cause of death was alcohol related cirrhosis. Hanneman co-founded Slayer with fellowguitarist Kerry King, bassist Tom Araya and drummer Dave Lombardo in Huntington Park, CA in 1981. The statement says Hanneman was not aware of the extent of damage to his liver until his last days. Slayer invited fans to a free memorial celebration at the Hollywood Palladium on May 23rd. Eric Avery has parted ways with Nine Inch Nails, announcing his departure two months before the band had a chance to kick off its 2013 tour with the new lineup. The bassist, who had recently been on the road with Garbage,

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blamed his tour schedule and “the intensity that Nails demands.” Avery is best known for co-founding Jane’s Addiction with Perry Farrell in 1985. Avery stated “It’s with very mixed emotions I tell you all that I’m pulling out of NIN …I just got overwhelmed with the idea of leaving town for another year and a half.”

George Wesley at the River Street Cafe The Rolling Stones kicked off their “50 and Counting” anniversary tour in Los Angeles. The band delivered a rousing set with a youthful energy and nonstop, more than two-hour set packed with well-worn hits. This was the first of 18 dates the Stones are set to play throughout the United States. The stage was modeled after the band’s iconic logo, with lips and teeth above the stage and a tongue-shaped platform that extended into the crowd. The band has welcomed a few high-profile guests to the stage this tour including Gwen Stefani, Tom Waits, Katy Perry, Dave Grohl and Keith Urban. Chris Kelly of the hip-hop duo Kris Kross was found dead May 1st of a suspected drug overdose. The 34-yearold Kelly, who had the 1992 hit “Jump” with partner Chris Smith, had a history of drug abuse and experienced similar episodes in the past. Rapperproducer Jermaine Dupri, discovered the 1990s teen duo, at an Atlanta mall. Dupri and Da Brat wore their pants backward to pay homage to Kris Kross, who was known for wearing their clothes backward, but won over fans with their infectious rap hooks. Continued on Page 16...

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Nationals Continued...

Courtney Love has announced a string of June dates on the East Coast. The Hole leader with perform songs from Live Through This, Celebrity Skin & Nobody’s Daughter. Suport band Starred will accompany Love. Stops include the TLA in Philadelphia on June 20th and

The Killers at Camden, NJ The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Md. on June 22nd. Hersheypark Stadium has announced the lineup for the second annual Mixtape Festival on July 26-27th. Train, New Kids On the Block, The Script, OneRepublic, Jonas Brothers and the return of TLC are just a few of the acts. The show will also feature Rev. Run & DJ Ruckus, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden performing a DJ set, Hanson, Emblem 3, Serena Ryder and MKTO. George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” died at the age of 81. Jones died in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular

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blood pressure, forcing him to postpone two shows. He was idolized not just by fellow country artists, but by Frank Sinatra, Pete Townshend, Elvis Costello, James Taylor and countless others. “If we all could sound like we wanted to, we’d all sound like George Jones,” Waylon Jennings once sang. Ray Manzarek, the keyboardist and founding member of The Doors passed away at the age of 74. Manzarek died on May 20th in Germany, surrounded by his family, after being stricken by bile duct cancer. Manzarek founded The Doors after meeting then-poet Jim Morrison in California. The band went on to become one of the most successful rock ‘n’ roll acts to emerge from the 1960s and has sold more than 100 million albums. Manzarek is among the most notable keyboard players in rock history, famous for his creepy organ line on “Light My Fire.” UPCOMING CONCERTS ! Ocean Blue Lancaster Chameleon June 2th. The Bronx Pittsburgh 6119 Club June 5th. Tom Keifer (Cinderella) Lancaster Chameleon June 5th. Social Distortion Baltimore Rams Head June 9th. Billy Idol Bethlehem Sands June 9th. Willie Nelson Lancaster American Theatre June 10th. Alice Cooper & Marilyn Manson Merriweather Post June 17th. Rolling Stones Philadelphia Wells Fargo June 18th. Alice Cooper & Marilyn Manson Reading Sovereign June 18th. Rancid Silver Spring Fillmore June 19th. Tom Petty & Heartbreakers Pittsburgh Consol Energy June 20th. Courtney Love Philadelphia TLA June 20th. Rush Hershey Giant Center June 21th. Rolling Stones Philadelphia Wells Fargo June 21th. Crocodiles Baltimore Ottobar June 21th. Courtney Love Silver Spring Fillmore June 22th. Rolling Stones Washington DC Verizon June 24th. Bow Wow Wow & Gene Loves Jezebel White Marsh House Of Rock June 30th. E-Mail Eric at: Erockhoff@comcast.net

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SANE ADVICE By John Kerecz

Recently, I visited Beale Street in Memphis and then went to Bourbon Street in New Orleans; the homes of Blues and Jazz, respectively. Both of these cities are also the homes of countless buskers, also known as the street performer. To me, being a street-performing musician seems like it could be one of the most fun jobs in the world! You just show up, convince complete strangers to stop what they were doing and watch you, and then they pay you for the pleasure. All purely because of your force of will, character, and skill. On the other hand, if street performing went poorly, it could be soul-destroying. Street performing is a unique business, in that if you want more money, you can simply go out and do more shows. You are your own boss, and the people are always out there, waiting to be turned into audiences. You get to decide each and every time if it’s worth the money you think you will make to do the show you think you’re going to do. Street performing is hard. Unlike any other type of entertainment, almost all of the members of your audience did not plan on watching your show. They were planning on doing something else until you convinced them, either with your actions or your words, to stop and watch. This, by itself, is difficult. Just thinking about being a street performer gives you a new perspective. Next time you see a truly entertaining street show, or listen to a really talented musician in the subway, contemplate: how much would you pay to see that same show in a theater or hear that music at a concert? Chances are, even a fraction of the price that comes to mind would be a great help to the performer. So what’s the point of my mentioning this? With the warmer months ahead, being a street performer is one more option all of us musicians have to get our music out there. Don’t necessarily quit your day job, but on your off hours it might be fun to try. Please be aware that in lots of cities some form of street performer license may be needed.

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Susquehanna Valley NEWS By Keith Hummel It’s June, and the summer time fun is heating up. So many outdoor festivals and concerts happening in the area, but still plenty of indoor fun too. A lot of that indoor fun is happening at Tubby’s in Duncannon. The month heats up quickly with Street Justice M.C.’s 1 year Anniversary Chicken BBQ. It’s $15 a person or $25/couple. It includes all food and the great bands: All Cooped Up, Gun Metal Gray, and special guests, Over Ride. It sounds like a very delicous and head bangin’ good time. Sunday the 2nd it’s finally time for 105.7 the X’s, X-Treme Pong Tournament Finals. The fun starts at 5pm. This is very serious, the winning team takes home $500! Friday the 7th, Green Eggs are back on stage, ready to rock! It’s always a good time watching brothers, Brian and Brad tear up the stage! It’s a very entertaining show, you never know what tricks they will do next. Saturday the 8th get out your cowboy boots and get ready to boot scoot and boogie with Black Mountain Jack. Black Mountain Jack plays all of your favorite country tunes and lets you relax and have a good time and forget about your worries. Don’t put those boots away too far, Friday the 14th, Chris Woodward and Shindiggin’ are back on the stage. Tubby’s is doing a great job mixing up the bands with a little bit of rock and a little bit of country. Plus the convenience of no cover charge on normal band nights make it a great place to hang out. Saturday, the 15th, Tubby’s is hosting the Wounded Warriors and Paralyzed Vets Benefit. This amazing night starts out early at 4pm. They are asking for a $10 donation, but that includes all entertainment, a pig roast buffet, raffles, giveaways, a wing eating contest, and more! The bands include: Colt Wilbur, LCD, Badd Seed, Cross Country, The Drunken Bastards, and Adrian Blitzer is back! Six bands, food, and you are helping out a good cause.. all for only $10! Don’t miss it! The following week gets started off early with a very special Thursday night show, Drowning Pool! Yes, I said it, Drowning Pool is coming to Duncannon. Tickets are only $15 and on sale now! They are performing with special guests, Eye Empire, Even the Dead Love a Parade, Crobot, and Adrian Blitzer. The fun continues on Friday with another crazy night of metal! Ebenezer Screw, Steel, and Starchild all on the same bill. If you like hearing some metal and banging your head, you do not want to miss this night of music! Even if you spent all your money Thursday for Drowning Pool, no worries, this night has no cover charge for these three amazing bands. The weekend doesn’t even calm down after that because the Handsome Devils take the stage on Saturday. Friday the 28th honors a great guy and fellow music lover, Scott Grove. He was always out supporting live music all over central PA and beyond. This Memorial Benefit is asking for donations to help raise funds for Scott’s family that he left behind. The bands donating their talent are: Thing 3, Angels N’ Saints, Frayed Nott, and Blakkout. I hope you can make it out to honor Scott’s memory and to help out his family any way possible. The month ends as crazy as it started with another great night of metal with Penntera, Schism, and VAtallica. Again, it’s unbelievable but another night of amazing music with no cover. Tubby’s also has a great food menu. You can stop in there Tuesdays thru Saturdays for lunch or dinner. On Mondays they aren’t open for lunch, but in the evening they do have their amazing Full Rack of Baby Back Ribs with fries and homemade garlic bread all for only $11! Sounds delicious to me! Tubby’s is definitely the place to be in the Susquehanna Valley. Get out there and support that great venue. You can check out their ad in this issue for more information. The summer fun doesn’t end in June either, Molly Hatchet and Rehab are coming to Tubby’s in July! Also, get ready July 19th and 20th it’s time for MMCI Chapter 19’s Rock Fest in the West, at the West End Fairgrounds in Laurelton. It’s a full weekend of music and fun. The gates open at Noon, and the bands start at 6pm. Get the full weekend of amazing bands and fun for only $35. There is a cheaper option if you only choose to come enjoy the music for one night. Saturday the 20th at 11am there is also a Ride for Life Poker Run. Check out the ad on page 2 for all the details! Welcome to our new advertiser, JR Entertainment Productions. I wrote that I would’ve went to one of his shows if I would’ve known about it, and now he’s advertising so I guess I have no excuses. July 24th he will be hosting the Texas Hippie Coalition on their Highway Robbery Tour with special guests Eve to Adam, plus The Curse of Sorrow and Faith in Exile at Goodfellas. Check out the back of this issue for more information. Last but not least, don’t forget about the 24th Annual Billtown Blues Festival at the Ly c o m i n g County Fairgrounds in Hughesville, on Sunday, June 9th, from Noon until 10pm, rain or shine! There will be great food, blues, and even arts and crafts! Please keep sending me news, notes and CDs to r e v i e w t o Kahummel@countryilink.net or Keith Hummel 2770 Klinger Hollow Road, Liverpool, PA 17045.

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“LIVE REVIEWS” By Jim Price This month’s writ begins with a little math contest…If I was celebrating a quarter-century of writing for Pennsylvania Musician last year at this time, and I say this month that I have been writing for the magazine for half of my life, what does that make my current age? The first two readers to come up to me in person this month and provide the correct answer each receive a Pennsylvania Musician ballcap. Good luck! (Staff members of the magazine, my bandmates and radio coworkers are not eligible to win.) But yes, this month does mark another year for my monthly ramblings about area music in Pennsylvania Musician; thanks again to Whitey and Robin for putting up with my novels over the years, and thanks to the state’s musicians and the readers for all the support and kind words! I never thought when I submitted my first article all those years ago that I would be devoting half my life so far to the cause of pimping the area and regional music scenes. It’s come to define my career and my purpose, I suppose; and every month provides new experiences, fun and adventures that continually convince me that I’m nowhere close to ending this ride yet! As I frequently tell bands and musicians, keep making the music, and I’ll keep writing about it! One of those fun adventures last month was attending the four-band concert at Pittsburgh’s Stage AE, featuring Bullet for My Valentine, Halestorm, Young Guns and Stars in Stereo. Kicking things off, Stars in Stereo quickly captured the crowd’s attention with their strong set of female-fronted hard modern rock, including a crunchy update of Aerosmith’s classic “Dream On.” Singer Bec Hollcraft demonstrated a potent, high-flying voice and energetic stage presence; expect to hear more about this group in the months ahead. Britain’s Young Guns then followed, hellbent on their mission of warming up the Pittsburgh crowd; they succeeded, triggering the first moshpit and crowd-surfing action of the night during several songs. Frontman Gustav Wood was nonstop energy as he bounded about the stage area and fired the crowd up; building the excitement up toward the anticipated set-ending climax, Young Guns’ current radio hit, “Bones,” to cap the set. Launching with their current hit “Freak Like Me,” Halestorm was incredible, doing their best-known songs from both albums including their Grammy-winner “Love Bites (So Do I),” “I Get Off,” “It’s Not You,” “Here’s To Us,” “I Miss the Misery” and more. Lzzy Hale’s voice was in top form, and she re-introduced the keyboard, singing a couple of songs from the piano including “Familiar Taste of Poison.” Arejay Hale displayed furious energy, even going airborne behind his drum kit; and he fired off his trademark drum solo, complete with oversized sticks. And it was cool to witness that Halestorm has achieved moshpit and crowd-surfing stature with fans as well! This all led up to the headliners, Bullet For My Valentine, who slammed an exclamation point on the concert with their total no-holdsbarred set of furious modern rock/metal. Within seconds from the opening chords of their first song “Breaking Point,” multiple moshpits came to life and a constant flow of bodies surfed over the crowd for the duration! The song succession of “Your Betrayal,” “Waking the Demon” and the single “Riot” intensified the crowd energy and craziness; I was happy just to hold my own ground between two moshpits and their frenzy! Highlights were plentiful, including guitarist Michael “Padge” Paget’s fluid solo display, and Lzzy Hale joining singer Matt Tuck and the group onstage to help sing “Dirty Little Secret.” Matt even took a moment to lead the crowd in a rendition of “Happy Birthday” and share a drink with Young Guns’ bassist Simon Mitchell. Audience highlights were memorable as well, including one nearby moshpit participant who slingshotted himself off the crowd and into the pit; his headfirst hit on his opponent would have made former Steelers linebacker James Harrison envious! Bullet For My Valentine’s performances were volatile and on the money, never relinquishing intensity for the duration; and when the crowd demanded an encore, the group slammed the lid on the night with “Alone” and “Tears Don’t Fall.” Closer to home, Penn State Altoona’s Office of Student Life presented American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips in concert in the Adler Athletic Complex in late April. Starting off the concert was Casey Weston, a 2011 finalist on NBC’s The Voice. Strumming acoustic guitar, she demonstrated her clear Continued on page 20... June, 2013

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Continued from page 19... and soaring voice on a short set of original songs from her two albums, plus a version of K.T. Tunstall’s “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” (which she sang on The Voice). Performing second was Gin Wigmore and her band, warming up the audience with a rousing display of country-tinged rock. The New Zealand native showed a bright voice, plentiful energy and charisma; and her band was tight and talented as they did songs from her two studio albums. Then headliner Phillip Phillips capped the night with a strong and captivating set. Backed by a full band, Phillips demonstrated an acoustic rock sound not too far removed from Mumford & Son or Dave Matthews Band. Displaying a personable stage presence, he mixed original song material with a few select covers; he did his latest single “Gone Gone Gone,” a rendition of Chris Isaac’s “Wicked Game” and his breakthrough smash hit “Home” to close out his main set. A memorable highlight during his set was a slow and slinky version of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” that had many of the women in the house howling and squealing, especially when he went off into Nelly’s “Hot in Here” passage about wanting to take clothes off. When the campus crowd (and a lot of adult fans as well) demanded an encore, Phillips responded with a rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” that culminated in a funky jam-styled ending.

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Touring in support of his new Vagabond CD, former Misfits singer Michale Graves paid another visit to Aldo’s last month. Openers Nobody’s Heroes and Railroad City Murder Machines both sounded strong on their respective sets; Nobody’s Heroes firing up Aldo’s with their rowdy, redneck punk-edged Americana sounds, and the Machines rocking the house with their high-octane punk-fueled set. As he has demonstrated before, Michale Graves is one of those charismatic performers who lives for the song, and his music is an extension of his personality and world. There’s integrity in what he does onstage. He and his band mixed new and old material, introducing new numbers such as “Chasing After the Wind” and “Train to the End of the World,” and established songs like “Dawn of the Dead,” “Ophelia” and more. In the latter stages of his set, Michale grabbed his acoustic guitar and did several solo numbers, including his Misfits classics “Dig Up Her Bones” and “Crying on a Saturday Night.” Michale and his band stayed long and kept making music for the Aldo’s crowd clear up until 2 a.m. Aldo’s also hosted late ‘80s/early ‘90s glam metal rockers Tuff in late April. Screamin’ Ugly set the night’s tone with their set of ‘80s rock and metal covers. The current edition of Tuff features two members from their classic line-up, founding

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bassist Todd “Chase” Chaisson and singer Stevie Rachelle, along with former Warrant/Quiet Riot guitarist Billy Morris and former Bang Tango drummer Trent Anderson. Tuff delivered a spirited set celebrating music from their early ‘90s heyday, with Stevie sharing stories and anecdotes about the band along the way. He told the Aldo’s crowd how a band called Twisted Sister changed his whole perspective on rock music and led him into hard rock and metal. He introduced “Good Guys Wear Black” as Tuff’s ‘Motley Crue song,’ and the group their Dial MTV power ballad hit “I Hate Kissing You Goodbye.” Tuff also rocked the house with early classics like “The All New Generation,” “What Comes Around Goes Around,” “Spit Like This,” “In Dogs We Trust” and more; and ended their set with their more recent satellite radio tribute to the ‘80s, “American Hairband.” Afterward, Tuff were friendly and appreciative, hanging out and doing photos and drinks with audience members. The 6th annual Pints For Pets Brewfest happened last month at Altoona’s People’s Natural Gas Field, featuring beer sampling from 80 different breweries and live music for the benefit of the Central PA Humane Society. I caught the first of the two sessions, with Tree the Band and AC Express providing the music. Tree the Band kicked things off, providing the appropriate Irish and folk-themed musical soundtrack for sipping brews. Singer/guitarist Matt Harnett, fiddler Jen Harnett, bassist Jason Pinto and drummer Mike Dixon did traditional Irish and folk favorites like “Wild Rover,” “Star of the County Down” and “Whiskey in the Jar,” as well as more modern favorites like “Wagon Wheel” and Flogging Molly’s “Drunken Lullabies.” AC Express followed up with their bright mixture of country and classic rock favorites and originals. Singer Chrissy Keller-Miller led the way with her strong voice and friendly stage persona, flanked by husband Al Miller on guitar, bassist/keyboardist Jon Lodge, fiddler Kurt Kroecker and substitute drummer Mike Hohnka. AC Express kept the mood festive and triggered increasing dance action with favorites from Blondie, Miranda Lambert, Journey, John Mellencamp, Fleetwood Mac, Pat Benatar and more. For the record, my favorite brew at this year’s Brewfest was Troeg’s Perpetual IPA, with Atwater Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale a close second! Last month’s 46th annual Blair County Arts Festival filled the environs of Penn State Altoona with a wide variety of musical flavors over two days. The first musical act I encountered Saturday under the Laurel Pavilion was the Allegheny Bilge Rats Shanty Choir, an ensemble of nearly 20 musicians and singers decked out in pirate garb who performed pirate odes, sea shanties, Australian prison songs, rebel folk and more. Their spirited performance included such numbers as “Bound for the Rio Grande,” “Hangin’ Johnny,” “Blood Red Roses,” “South Australia” and more. Making their Arts Festival debut on the Food Court Tent stage, Pure Cane Sugar shared lush two-and three-part harmonies with new fans as they performed a blend of original country/folk numbers, tunes from Bruce Springsteen, Dolly Parton, Lucinda Williams and more. With Daryl Branford providing the drum beats, Kate Twoey, Natalie Race and Molly Countermine struck awe with their brilliant voices, while Dan Collins’ atmospheric fiddle work lifted their set into a whole different dimension. Your Dad’s Friends capped the day with their vintage rock’n’roll party. Singers/guitarists Don Bedell and Rick Herbster, keyboardist Roger Corey, bassist Craig Schaffer and drummer Dave DeCapria performed hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s from Chubby Checker, Beach Boys, Van Morrison, Monkees, Neil Diamond, Kinks, Tommy James & the Shondells, Mitch Ryder, Steppenwolf and more. My Arts Festival musical adventure resumed Sunday with Carlisle-based fairy pop music duo Dance Fairies Dance outside the Misciagna Building. Decked in fairy attire, keyboardists “Oona” and “Gingersnap” did fairy- and fantasy-based original pop songs, even including a fairy rap number. I then watched The Hawks Blues Band lay down fireand-brimstone electric blues at the Food Court stage. Inspired especially by a pint-sized fan brandishing a corndog (I sense a new original, “Corndog Blues,” forthcoming), The Hawks were feeling it; Jason Feathers fired off sizzling guitar leads, while frontman Brian Elliott preached the gospel of the blues on original tunes from the group’s forthcoming CD plus blues classics. On the Laurel Pavilion stage, Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter Jordan White performed acoustic modern rock/pop-flavored original songs and favorites. Displaying a soaring, clear voice, Jordan did songs from his 4 Songs EP plus tunes from John Mayer, Third Eye Blind, Nirvana, Santana, Guns N’Roses and more. As a steady drizzle arrived, Flight 19 Continued to page 21... June, 2013


Continued from page 21... Valley Rats and The Hurricanes. Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats kicked off with their spicy mix of blues, soul and jazz flavors. Namesake “Miss Melanie” Morrison’s voice was in great form, as she brought the house to full attention with her soulfulness and power, while Mark Ross’ guitar intensities ranged from the most tender and delicate of tones to rip-roaring fury, often in the same song! Rev. James Harton demonstrated keen skill on the keys with some dazzling solos, and Matt Zelenz provided tasteful rhythms behind it all. Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats mixed uptempo and slower tempo blues numbers, ending with a stirring rendition of “Amazing Grace!” The Hurricanes followed with their own stellar set, as singer/guitarist Felix Kos, drummer Bob Watters and show organizer Pat McGinnis on bass and vocals mixed up blues and blues-rock favorites and originals. The Hurricanes welcomed long-absent area guitar favorite Bob Hammond up to sing and display his guitar talents on several numbers, including “Hoochie Koochie Man” and Albert King’s “I’ll Play the Blues for You.” Later in the set, Miss Melanie and Mark Ross joined the Hurricanes, giving the audience the pleasure to see Felix and Mark match wits on their guitars! This inaugural blues night inside The Church at the Middle of the Block was one religious experience, and according to Pat, more such shows are likely in coming months. On a stormy night last month, Aldo’s presented the stormy triple-bill of Up Your Arsenal, Seas We Fear to Sail and Hopscotch with Landmines. Featuring frontman Andy Culp, guitarist Tony Ross, drummer Bill Ross and bassist Adam Schaffer; Up Your Arsenal opened with an aggressive sound that mixed elements of brute-force metal, hardcore and rap. Calling both Pittsburgh and Altoona their home bases, Seas We Fear to Sail mixed melody with aggression on their original set of thrash-geared rock, as they mixed new assaults with established older original favorites. Their execution was tight and together, and frontman Scott Drobnoek provided convincing tenacity on the microphone. Citing such sources of inspiration as Slayer, Motorhead and the Mentors, Hopscotch with Landmines closed the night with their set of high-powered thrash-meets-hardcore, demonstrating fierce original songs that took no prisoners. Lead vocalist Yeast, guitarist George, bassist Jason and drummer Luke displayed no-holds-barred velocity and tenacity, and the group paid homage to recently-departed Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman with a rendition of “Necrophiliac.” Several former members of Tie Down are back to rocking stages under a new name, Untyed. Singer Scott Bolette joins guitarists Brett O’Donnell and Tim Eckenrode, bassist Bob Gailey and drummer Dan Way. Untyed provided the rocking nightcap to the Ashville Fire Company’s Spring Music Celebration fundraiser last month. After the Backyard Rockers opened the night, Untyed mixed up everything from Chubby Checker’s “The Twist” and “Let’s Twist Again” to Carl Douglas’ “Kung Fu Fighting” to Ace Frehley’s “New York Groove” to Southern Culture On The Skids’ “Camel Walk” and more, keeping the dance floor busy for the duration. Untyed returns to stage action Aug. 3 at the Benefit for McKayla’s Fight Against PSC at Gallitzin’s Oriental Ballroom. The Insomniacs now appear every Sunday night at the Phyrst in State College. Now the cast of singer Brian Bumbarger, guitarist Chris Hescox, guitarist/keyboardist Erek Kapusta, bassist Dave Skipper and drummer Kevin Thomas; The Insomniacs kept the Phyrst crowd wide awake with a fun variety of new and classic rock favorites with a few surprises thrown in. They broke out tunes from Foo Fighters, Green Day, Weezer, Pearl Jam and Stone Temple Pilots; along with such surprises as Toto’s “Hold the Line,” The Cars’ “Bye Bye Love,” The Clarks’ “Cigarette,” David Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust” and more. Like some groups resist demands to play “Mustang Sally,” “Free Bird” or “Margaritaville,” The Insomniacs steadfastly resist the urge to perform “Wagon Wheel” - Brian told the crowd they would do a song “kind of like ‘Wagon Wheel’ but different,” before launching into Rage Against the Machine’s “Bulls on Parade.” You are invited to persuade The Insomniacs to cave into your “Wagon Wheel” demands every Sunday night at the Phyrst. Other bands and performers I witnessed recently included Punk Fiction as they played the final live show at Yesterday’s Party in Ebensburg before that venue’s closure last month; thanks for inviting me onstage to play percussion on the final song ever played onstage at Y-P! I also saw country favorites Chris Woodward & ShinDiggin’ at Aldo’s, Pittsburgh medieval metalheads Dethlehem and Black Sun at Aldo’s, Continued to page 21... 22

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Continued from page 22... Chris Vipond & the Stanley Street Band with new guitarist CJay Castello at Altoona’s Belmar Hotel, the Giants of Science at the 4D’s Lounge (thanks Mick and co. for inviting me to be a djembe-playing Giant for a song!), and the trio of Ty Ayers, Eric Wertz and Matt Pletcher during their weekly Sunday appearance at the upstairs 4D’s Lounge. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends and musical associates of Dave Cherry, who passed away after illness last month at age 66. Dave played guitar and sang in numerous Altoona area bands and acoustic projects; including Sunrise, Crossroads, Legends of Rock and Roll, and the acoustic duos Quick Picks (with Rick Wertz) and Big Daddy & Baby Blue Eyes (with his daughter, Christa). He also toured the Eastern seaboard with the U.S. Navy rock band Long Island Sound. A music scholarship fund has been established at Altoona Area High School in his name. News and notes…A new album paying tribute to Ceann singer Patrick Halloran has been issued. The Legend of Handsome Pat features songs that Pat wrote, performed by Scythian, Icewagon Flu, The Fighting Jamesons, The Havers, Cruel Seamus, The Hang Lows, the surviving members of Ceann and more; Halloran d i e d i n a 2 0 11 traffic accident...Beatlemania with guests The Sitch launch this year’s Alive@Five Concert Series on June 1at Altoona’s Railroaders Museum; other performers this summer include Seven Bridges (Eagles tribute), Almost Queen (Queen tribute), Pyromania (Def Leppard tribute) and The Clarks…Ganister, Backlash, NailDriver, Screaming Ugly, Twelve, Third Degree and The Backyard Rockers will perform at the 7th annual Day Of Rock benefit for Easter Seals of Central PA, happening June 1 at the Saxton Sportsmen’s Club…The second annual Striking Chords Against Cancer benefit concert for the American Cancer Society happens June 8 at Altoona’s Railroaders Museum, featuring performances from Travis Singer, 7th Gear, Matt Wagner, The Hope Fallacy, Jackson Monsour, Pistol Peg & the Beer Kegs, Ryan Matthew, Flight 19, Drew Dodson and Chris Vipond & the Stanley Street Band…National recording group 10,000 Maniacs will perform a free concert June 14 at

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People’s Natural Gas Park in Johnstown, with Smooth Sound opening; admission is free, but advance tickets are required…The Hillbilly Gypsies, The New Broad River Band, Van Wagner, Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line, Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys, Grain, Colebrook Road, Mama Corn and The Tussey Mountain Moonshiners are among many acts performing at the 10th annual Smoked Country Jam Bluegrass Festival June 20-22 at Quiet Oaks Campground

north of Renovo; proceeds benefit the Lupus Foundation of PA…Atlas Soundtrack, Pure Cane Sugar, Hot Mamas, Biscuit Jam, Erin Condo & the Hoofties, Spider Kelly, Ted McCloskey & the Hi-Fi’s and AAA Blues Band are among the

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entertainers at this year’s Summer’s Best Music Fest, happening in downtown State College June 22…The Lampshades and This Calling have both returned to action after brief hiatuses…Billy Price has issued his new album, Strong…Happy Birthdays to Mike Ritchey (All Natural), Greg Malec (Red Alert), Zac Grace (Chris Woodward & ShinDiggin’), Kolt Green and Ben Frick (Inside Out), Norman Nardini, John “JT” Thompson, Bryan Zerbee (Without Zerb), Zupe, Brett O’Donnell (Untyed), Adam Pielmeier and Eric McCrum (The Hope Fallacy), Jaime Dubetsky (Acoustic Stew), Todd Alper (Bite the Bullet), Chris Verbano (Whiskey River Panhandlers), Erika Marino (Shallow 9), C’Jay Castello (Chris Vipond & the Stanley Street Band/Gigbox Music), Johnny Bayush (Painted By Millions), Ernie Peterson (Southside Strays), Ken Gray (Twelve), Luke Pfister (Stereo Frenzy), Chris Conrad (Syrins), Ed Somerville (Driving Sideways), Kayla Feaster (Rhythm Sharks), Ken Slovikosky (Cottonmouth), Whitey Noll, Scott Imler, Jimmy Mowery, Kira Burley, Jason Berardi and Bob Sr. (4D’s Lounge). And welcome aboard and thanks to new street team member Dan McCorkle, delivering us to locations in Huntingdon County! Please send correspondence and recordings to: Jim Price, 1104 S. Catherine St., Altoona, PA 16602. You can also e-mail me at either jprice@pamusician.net or profjp@rocky1049.com. For my weekly updates on area music scene happenings, check out JP’s Corner on the Rockpage forums area at www.rockpage.net, and my “Backyard Beats” blog on the Altoona Mirror’s website, www.altoonamirror.com. And if you’re into social networking, look me up on Facebook. SUPPORT LOCAL MUSIC!

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