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newsletter3icon1 copyThe Winter 2014-2015 Regional Music Directory is now live and available for download!   This is our 2nd issue of the directory, and it has over 400 band and artist listings along with their public contact information and active web links!

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2014releasesicon copyDayton and the Miami Valley area produce a lot of great music every year!   We’re doing our best to help create a digital record of those releases and give you access to everything local musicians have to offer!
We now have over 30 local album and EP releases from 2014 available HERE for streaming, purchase, and download!

It’s time that people hear about the folks downtown where the story doesn’t involve criminals junkies or elitist hipsters.
This show is to have fun and give back to our own local community.

EVERY CENT MADE FROM THE DOOR WILL GO DIRECTLY TO DAYBREAK SHELTER!

This is an organization here in town that is doing great things for people in the Dayton area and we gladly support them!

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This Friday and Saturday, 30 Dayton area music acts will perform all-original sets at Ghostlight Coffee, from 6-10pm. The event benefitsFoodbank Dayton, so please bring 3 nonperishable food items (or $5). This is SoNA’s 2nd annual Songwriters Solstice–last year’s event raised 466 lbs of food for the foodbank, in addition to cash donations! View full article »

Aliver_Hall_and_Baoku.jpgWritten by Jimmy Cummings

Are the holidays getting you down? Stressed out over what to get that person in your life that has everything? If that person is a music lover you may just be in luck; here in the Buckeye state there are plenty of great holiday concerts that are sure to satisfy even the toughest person on your gift list and give you a break from all the pressures of the holidays. View full article »

Dayton is home to a surprising number of great bands.  On any given night, the music fans in Dayton have a number of choices with plenty of great bands playing at a number of great venues.  Many of those bands have a “must see” status, and one of the bands on that list is A Shade Of Red.

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Check out this new page on our website to feature local album releases! Comment on Facebook or on our blog with your favorite local album release of the year! Dayton, OH Area Album Releases.
   
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Facebook.com… It’s a name that millions of people have heard of, even if they don’t use it. Many people would also love to have that kind of name recognition.  In the meantime, there’s a really easy and effective way to build your “brand” from within Facebook, and I see it getting missed ALL the time…. your Facebook web address!

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Free Places to Post Show Fliers

There are a number of local places (both physical and online) where bands and musicians can post fliers for free!  Here is a handy reference list of places to post…

START HERE: MUSIC CONNECTION- DAYTON, OH 

PHYSICAL LOCATIONS (in Dayton, unless otherwise specified):

1.) Second Time Around Music & Video
2.) Guitar Center
3.) Omega Music
4.) Hazy Shade Disc Golf Store
5.) Belmont Party Supply
6.) Headquarter’s Music  – New Carlisle
7.) Play It Again Music
8.) Recreate Shop
9.) Sound City Music – Troy
10.) The public board – Yellow Springs
11.) Other public boards
12.) The venue you’re playing at
13.) Locations around the venue you’re playing at

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A very rocky Christmas | Dayton City Paper

A very rocky Christmas | Dayton City Paper with Abertooth Lincoln

Robbie_Klay__A_Little_Rock_n_RollCountry and pop rock artist, Robbie Klay’s single, “A Little Rock n’ Roll” has plenty of flavor to soothe your rock and roll hunger!

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From Brazil to Sweden and beyond, Henri Brana’s new single, A Place Where We Can Love, will be an uplifting modern pop anthem.

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PsychostickOhhh…the sweet nectar of the gods-beer.

The definition of beer-an alcoholic beverage usually made from malted cereal grain (as barley), flavored with hops, and brewed by slow fermentation.

Whatever-BEER IS GOOD!

That’s what the metal band Psychostick thinks.  So much so that they wrote a song about their love and admiration for it.  The song, titled simply “BEER!” (also affectionately called “The Beer Song”) has become an anthem of sorts for all those beer drinkers in the world.  Don’t believe so?  The video has been viewed by more than 5.8 million people on YouTube, making it a viral hit.  The song has also, and still is, played on satellite and FM radio stations throughout the United States.  Tonight-Psychostick will stopping in Dayton in support of their new album, IV: Revenge of The Vengeance at Oddbody’s View full article »

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