Summer Camp – On The Road Tour 2016 – BOTBs – Saturday, February 27th

Summer Camp - On The Road Tour 2016 - BOTBs - Saturday, February 27th

Winner gets a slot at SCamp
8:30-9:30 Dell Zell
9:45-10:45 800 Lb. Gorilla
11-12 Flatland Harmony
12:15-1:15 Hyryder
1:30-2:30 Sweater Vest

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[hide for="all" exclude="administrator"][/hide][tabby title="Listen"] https://www.reverbnation.com/flatlandharmonyexperiment Flatland Harmony Experiment | Flatland Harmony Experiment | facebookFlatland Harmony Experiment | Flatland Harmony Experiment | ReverbNationFlatland Harmony Experiment | Flatland Harmony Experiment | Website [tabby title="About"]Flatland Harmony Experiment

Flatland Harmony Experiment is a high octane three piece vocally driven string band from Indianapolis Indiana. Flatland Harmony Experiment dances with a single large diaphragm condenser microphone to share their music with audiences. FHE’s music and stage show drips with intensity and passion and it is easy to tell they love what they do. The trio trades lead vocal and lead instrumental responsibilities through a large and diverse original musical pallet. The instrumental mix of mandolin, banjo, and upright bass allows ample space for musical experimentation and expression. Song craft is very important to FHE. Stylistically you can expect Flatland Harmony Experiment’s original music to flow from tunes that echo the founding roots of bluegrass to progressive gypsy and all places in between. Conscious lyrics, a thread of harmony, and instrumental virtuosity permeates all of the original music of the Flatland Harmony Experiment. This band dares to be labeled simply as bluegrass or americana.

Since its beginnings in 2011 the Flatland Harmony Experiment has played over 1000 dates to enthusiastic audiences numbering into the thousands for people all across the country. FHE was excited to be given the very high honor of being selected as a finalist in the 2013 40th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition. This allowed FHE to play for thousands on the main stage of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. In 2016 FHE was also honored to support Bernie Sanders for his downtown Indianapolis rally to a crowd of 8000 enthusiastic supporters.

In six years FHE has earned a large audience with their music. Flatland Harmony Experiment has had over 1000 downloads from radio programmers around the globe supporting their three original recordings and physical sales of recordings number well into the thousands as well. 2018 looks to keep the band moving. FHE rigorously continues to play 100’s of dates across the country and with key festival performances including the John Hartford Memorial Festival, and Merlefest. FHE is also wrapping up their fourth full length studio project and expects to release and begin tour support for the project in the spring/summer.

The Flatland Harmony Experiment is:
Sean First on Upright Bass
Kris Potts on Mandolin
Johnny Plott on Banjo
What people are saying about the Flatland Harmony Experiment:

  • “The Flatland Harmony Experiment just keeps getting better and better. The old fashioned way, through lots of hard work! They have good songs and a good vibe. They can sing and can play, and deserve to heard. Great musicians and great guys.”  -Danny Barnes
  • “Hailing from different backgrounds in the music industry, they are rock-solid players and vocalists who bring their experience and maturity together to create a uniquely organic musical landscape. Playing with the subtleties of acoustic string instruments and human voice, Flatland Harmony Experiment delivers a dynamic performance that will take the audience from sweet harmony to spaces of driving rhythm within each performance. Playing each show like their last, this is a project that must be experienced.”
  • ” True artists that can entertain most any crowd. These three possess the talent both vocally and instrumentally to cause any age group to tap their feet or flat out get up and dance. Both jam band and bluegrass crowds alike will have trouble sitting still.”

EP and CD Releases

  • “Eleventh Hour” 2011 (EP)(CD Baby)
  • “On Our Way” 2012 (CD Baby)
  • “A Night With Woody” 2013 (Live)
  • “The Great Squirrel Stampede” 2014 (CD Baby)
  • “Swamp’n” 2015 (Live)
  • “Live from the Mousetrap” 2015 (Live)
  • “Chrysalis” 2015(EP)(CD Baby)
  • “Sundance” 2017(CD Baby)
  • “What’s Familiar” 2017(EP)(CD Baby)
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[hide for="all" exclude="administrator"][/hide][tabby title="Listen"] https://soundcloud.com/promise-land-1 https://soundcloud.com/pisghah/15-around-and-around https://archive.org/details/Hyryder Hyryder | Hyryder | facebookHyryder | Hyryder | InstagramHyryder | Hyryder | SoundCloudHyryder | Hyryder | TwitterHyryder | Hyryder | WebsiteHyryder | Hyryder | YouTube [tabby title="About"]Hyryder

Hyryder is a Grateful Dead Tribute Band formed in Indianapolis, Indiana in the summer of 2008 and currently consists of Charlie Morgan (lead guitar and vocals), Nick Neureiter (drums and vocals), Eric Thompson (rhythm guitar and vocals), Scott Jackson (keyboard world and vocals) and Blair Ping (bass and vocals). The band was born out of an intense love and appreciation for the music of the Grateful Dead and a desire to help carry on this rich musical tradition.

Hyryder strives musically to create an authentic Grateful Dead experience, paying close attention to detail. While paying tribute to the original compositions, Hyryder indeed craft’s their own unique take on the music focusing on extended improvisational jamming. The band prides itself on its ever changing progressive jams and set lists that are unique to each particular show. Hyryder performs multiple night runs without ever repeating any material giving fans an intimately different experience each time they take the stage.

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The electronic brainchild of former Cosby Sweater (Turbo Suit) and current Native Sun Drummer/Producer, Richard “Sleepy” Floyd.

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[hide for="all" exclude="administrator"][/hide][tabby title="Listen"] 800 lb Gorilla | bandcamp800 lb Gorilla | 800 lb Gorilla | facebook800 lb Gorilla | 800 lb Gorilla | Instagram800 lb Gorilla | 800 lb Gorilla | Twitter [tabby title="About"]800 lb Gorilla

800 lb. Gorilla is a college rock/jam band based in Bloomington, Indiana. With a rock and roll core, the band pulls together funk and jazz influences to create driving, catchy, danceable grooves. A five-piece band, 800lbG places rock-solid guitar, funky keyboards and sax on top of a drums-and-bass rhythm section. The interplay between musicians takes place on an improvisational plane that harkens Herbie Hancock, The Grateful Dead and Steely Dan.

Originally formed by brothers Mark (guitar) and Daniel (lead vox) Humphrey when they were in middle school, the band has evolved from a hard-rock power trio to a funk and jazz juggernaut. Since that time they have added Kwame Newton (keyboards/alto sax), Brian Carson (drums), and Joe Schweitzer (electric bass). As a group, you would be hard-pressed to find five more competent musicians.

800 lb. Gorilla has enjoyed a warm welcome from music lovers as they have developed their show on stages across Indiana and Ohio. Their fanbase is strongest among their college peers in Bloomington, and the jam band community throughout Central Indiana. They are fortunate to have been invited to play festivals this year including Hyperion, Good People Good Times, JorgStock (Eiteljorg Museum), and Taste of Bloomington.
The band intends to take the musical interplay higher, and continue to reach music lovers far and wide.

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[hide for="all" exclude="administrator"][/hide][tabby title="Listen"] More music at: https://www.facebook.com/DellZell/app_178091127385 Dell Zell | Dell Zell | facebookDell Zell | Dell Zell | TwitterDell Zell | Dell Zell | YouTube [tabby title="About"]Dell Zell

Dell Zell was born out of a drive for musical experimentation. Always challenging ourselves to change and grow, we strive for a sound that's engaging, eclectic, real and indefinable. We chose not to be labeled by genre and by doing so we hope to unite music lovers and bands of every kind to support our music scene and each other. We're here purely out of our collective passion for making music. Come join us for the ride!

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Summer Camp BOTB – Friday, February 27th

Summer Camp BOTB - Friday, February 27th

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Hyryder is a Grateful Dead Tribute Band formed in Indianapolis, Indiana in the summer of 2008 and currently consists of Charlie Morgan (lead guitar and vocals), Nick Neureiter (drums and vocals), Eric Thompson (rhythm guitar and vocals), Scott Jackson (keyboard world and vocals) and Blair Ping (bass and vocals). The band was born out of an intense love and appreciation for the music of the Grateful Dead and a desire to help carry on this rich musical tradition.

Hyryder strives musically to create an authentic Grateful Dead experience, paying close attention to detail. While paying tribute to the original compositions, Hyryder indeed craft’s their own unique take on the music focusing on extended improvisational jamming. The band prides itself on its ever changing progressive jams and set lists that are unique to each particular show. Hyryder performs multiple night runs without ever repeating any material giving fans an intimately different experience each time they take the stage.

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Funky Junk is a jam machine hailing from good ol' Naptown USA. We love to make people get down and boogie in anyway possible!

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[hide for="all" exclude="administrator"][/hide][tabby title="Listen"] Bad Dagger | Bad Dagger | facebookBad Dagger | Bad Dagger | SoundCloudBad Dagger | Bad Dagger | TwitterBad Dagger | Bad Dagger | Website [tabby title="About"]Bad Dagger

This is Bad Dagger.

The world's original innovators of and only true source for pure, high-grade Electrosexymetal.™
Established in earnest: 2012

Disco, Metal, House. The 3 words most commonly used to describe the aggressive and highly-energized audio/visual experience that is Bad Dagger. Since first coming on to the scene as a group in early 2012, these 2 dynamic and talented artists have impressed and entertained audiences with their creative and unique presentation of audio production and musical performance. Bad Dagger has appropriately been called less of a band, and more closely resembling “one instrument that takes multiple people to play.”

Based in Indianapolis, IN, Bad Dagger is currently comprised of 2 members. Cameron Reel provides live audio production (synths, basses, pads, leads via Ableton/ MacBook Pro) as well playing bass guitar. On drum set and sample pad, Eddie Roodvoets provides an intense and nonstop energy to the music. Extremely danceable and cinematic, this act has a tendency to switch gears without warning, making it possible to touch on a wide array of genres in each set. They make use of this versatility with relentless passion and vigor.

​Their blend of musical genres is indeed unique. Nothing sounds like Bad Dagger. Monumental and sublime at times, then hard, dark and anchored at others. A typical Bad Dagger set is certainly wide in scope, touching on elements of Electro, House, Metal, Prog, Funk, Disco, and Big Beat. These elements and more combine in such a way that Bad Dagger leaves each audience member with a sense of having an experience rather than just having seen a concert.

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[hide for="all" exclude="administrator"][/hide][tabby title="Listen"] Max Allen Band | Max Allen Band | facebookMax Allen Band | Max Allen Band | ReverbNationMax Allen Band | Max Allen Band | TwitterMax Allen Band | Max Allen Band | WebsiteMax Allen Band | Max Allen Band | YouTube [tabby title="About"]Max Allen Band

Max Allen Band (MAB) is the brainchild and workhorse of singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Max Allen. Performing professionally since the age of 16, Allen got his start by selling home recordings out of a lunchbox at school, later making waves as an upcoming blues guitar prodigy. Some thirteen years later, he has grown into a seasoned performer and composer whose tastes have evolved to include the very best of funk, rock, blues, pop, jazz, reggae, classical, EDM and hip-hop. For over a decade, Allen and MAB have kept audiences all over the country coming back for more of the wide variety of genres, incredible musicianship, thoughtful lyrics and contagious melodies that each show brings. Max Allen has six studio albums and thousands of performances to his credit, and he is still going strong.

Armed with a newly solidified lineup that features more talent than ever before, Max Allen Band is proud to present its 2013 release, Everyone Thinks You’re Weird. The album features many new territories for the band, from bassist Dace Robie’s lush string quartet arrangements to drummer Shaan France’s layered percussion to Max Allen’s most sophisticated and exciting solo work to date. ETYW also features additional keys and synths from composer/producer Gary Mielke and vocals by Midwest hip-hop favorite Rusty Redenbacher.

Another exciting new feature of ETYW is the songwriting team that is Allen and Robie, whose diverse backgrounds and tastes complement each other wonderfully. The album creates a journey through contrasts: light to dark, catchy to complex, and old school to fresh and new. Max Allen keeps listeners guessing with a recording that features everything from pop to progressive rock to dubstep to calypso and more, all the while bringing out Max Allen’s signature vocal and guitar sound. ETYW is the culmination of a rich musical past for MAB and marks the beginning of a bright new era of music making for the band.

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Summer Camp On The Road Tour – Saturday, March 10th

Summer Camp On The Road Tour - Saturday, March 10th

 

Glostik Willy in the Musician Directory

 

Shadyside Allstars in the Musician Directory

 

Flatland Harmony Experiment in the Musician Directory

 

Midwest Hype in the Musician Directory

 

The Mundies in the Musician Directory

Summer Camp on the Road – Saturday, March 16th

Summer Camp on the Road - Saturday, March 16th
 
Tonal Caravan in the Musician Directory
 
Flatland Harmony Experiment in the Musician Directory
 
Shaggy Wonda in the Musician Directory
 
The Mundies in the Musician Directory
 
MC Sparkplug in the Musician Directory