Hey Music Lovers. Its been a minute.
My life has been a little... dull recently. I've decided that the best thing for me to get out of this funk is to focus on what I love. Surrounding myself and being hands on with local and regional music. I've become a new bartender at Doc's Music Hall since the last time you have heard from me. The Street Team has taken a little flop too, but we are still trying to make this summer fun and hit social media networks really hard.
I have also picked a couple of music festivals that I really want to help promote and volunteer. I was very involved with MayDaze and planned on being a large part of Stiknite in the fall. Sadly, Stiknite has been pushed until next summer just so we can figure out a few kinks and make it a better and safer environment. Until then, I want to focus most of my time on Rootwire Music Festival and Hyperion Music Festival!
Rootwire is held in Logan, OH. It is Papadosio's festival so you know it will be good!!! It is the third year, but my first year attending. My roommates have gone both of the previous years. It is a 3 day festival with wooden camping in the middle of nowhere OH. 3 Stages, workshops, art galleries, and yoga! UV Hippo, The Coop, Akara, Ott, See-I, and more are on the line up! August 16-18, 2012! $85 pre-sale so get your tickets fast! Can't wait!!!! (RST)
I don't know too much about Hyperion yet. It is at Stable Studios and is a Herm Production, sooo many lights to blow your mind! The Twin Cats, UV Hippo, Midwest Hype, Skeetones, and more to come. Its only $40 pre-sale, so a festival that won't hurt your pocketbook! September 14-16th. Look into it on facebook!
Thats it for now. About to grab me some dinner at Savages :)
Hey Music Lovers. Just sitting on my front porch listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! by the Byrds and LOVING this weather. It just makes me more excited for Festie Season to start. I know for a fact I'm kickin it off with MayDaze at the Water Bowl. You may or may not know that StikNite last year was my first Jam Festival and I had a FRICKIN BLAST! And I'm putting my faith in the Glostik Willy family to kick off the summer with one that will be hard to top!
For those of you who don't know, I just started bartending at Doc's Music Hall last week! Tonight is my last night training and so far, I've had a blast. Its just as fun to get everyone drunk as it is to drink with 'em! Only I make money and don't have a hangover in the morning :p
Street Team is growing great too! *see what I did there.... with the growing (going) LAWLSAUCE* Sorry too much coffee and sunshine. JOKE AGAIN! No such thing :) hahahahahahahaha ok. Time for me to go on a walk with a neck full of Muncie Gras beads!!!!!
Rock on Muncie
So I created this blog about 2 weeks ago and thanks to my FMMusic Live Newsletter, I was reminded that its past due time to write another blog entry. It gave me inspiration when it told me I could "use it as a direct love-note line to Mike Martin"!!! (lawlsauce).
Anyways! I don't know how many of you are Street Team members for FM Music, but if you have yet to come to a Monday night Street Team meeting, you better get your ass on it. I've been involved with Street Team since Muncie Music Festival, and I don't think I have every had as much fun as the past 3 weeks. After the benefestival, we shot our first Street Team promotional video (by Rageview Studios). I hope you got a chance to check it out on our homepage! We have had 3 weeks of a great turnout! And the best part is that there are new faces every week!
Slowly we are growing! I need more minions!!!!! Once we have a great team of semi regular Street Teamers, we can start more project within our group! Street Teaming, believe it or not, is not just about hanging up fliers on Monday nights! We decorate for themed shows, help the bands/bar with whatever volunteer help they need, run booths or sell merchandise, Street Team Street Cleaning Crew, and eventually roll around with FM Music Travel to help promote the shows we are seeing in their local town!
Talk to me (Sam Cooper) or Bruce Fane if you have an interest in checking out our FM Music Street Team. You can always show up at one of our meetings Monday nights at Docs Music Hall at 6 for pizza, beer (21+), and hitting the town. AND you can find us on facebook http://www.facebook.com/groups/255692621155507/ or shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Well hey guys! Welcome to my blog! I'm currently sitting at Doc's right now working with Mike Martin on some FM Music Street Team junk. We had a fantastic meeting this Monday (Jan 9th) night. My friend Caleb came out with me for his first meeting and I told him on the way home "I hope you had fun. That was actually the most fun I've had at a Street Team meeting so far!" I saw some new faces at the meeting too! (not really new to me, but to Street Team). Thanks to Brandon, Beth, Caryn, and Natalie who all came out. And I can never thank Jon enough for being as awesome as he is! And very active in his band's (Tonal Caravan) Street Teaming.
A little more about me. The names Samantha Cooper, but most of you will know me as Cooper. I've lived in good old Muncie for about 4 years now and am happy to call it my home (for now). I got involved with FM Music's Street Team a few months ago for Muncie Music Festival. I came on and off for a few weeks and then got highly involved about 2 months ago. I'm always at Docs for one reason or another and being a FM Street Team member makes me part of the operations here. And let me tell you, it's twice as much fun at Docs if you are active within the venue.
I guess thats going to be all for now! Have a meeting for FM Music! Come check out Street Team every Monday at 6 at Docs!