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The Blind Spots

The Blind Spots

Rock / Indie Pop Ithaca, NY  US
Hey Boy
Hey Boy
Runnin Round
Runnin Round
Animal State
Animal State
Animals
Animals
Song for Sal
Song for Sal

Videos

Hey Boy

Shows

  • Sat

    May 2

    Ithaca, NY, US | 7:00pm

    5th Annual State Theatre Benefit The 5th Annual Benefit My State Concert is back! Saturday May 2nd at 7pm Local Favorites The Sim Redmond Band, The Blind Spots and The New York Rock Celebrate The State Theatre! There will be a HUGE Silent Auction, Raffle Prizes and a Special VIP Event. VIP event will be held at LOT10 before the performances with incredible local cuisine, local beverages and more! Check back soon for more INFORMATION! State Theatre of Ithaca Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that owns and operates Tompkins County’s last remaining historic theatre. Our mission is to enhance the cultural life of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes by preserving, operating and promoting the historic State Theatre as an active venue for national, international and community performances and programming.

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  • Sun

    May 17

    Rochester, NY, US | 2:30pm

    The largest free festival of its kind in North America, spring in Upstate NY is welcomed with ten incredible days and nights of non-stop festivities. Peek around every corner and you'll discover magnificent gardens, musical gems, exciting exhibits and exhilarating special events. Whether you're a regular visitor or first time Festival-goer, you'll quickly discover that every day brings something new to experience at the world famous Rochester Lilac Festival. Check out 2015's INCREDIBLE lineup here: http://www.rochesterevents.com/lilac-festival/current-lineup/

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  • Sat

    May 23

    Sterling, NY, US | 4:00pm

    http://www.sterlingstage.com/

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  • Thu

    Jun 4

    Somerville, MA, US | 5:30pm

    The Blind Spots are opening for blues artist Samantha Fish! Here's who she is: Kansas City-based Samantha Fish has been on a major roll ever since she teamed up with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde on Ruf’s 2011 release, Girls with Guitars, and fueled by the trio’s Blues Caravan tour of Europe and the U.S., created an international buzz in the blues world. Later that same year she recorded Runaway, her solo debut on Ruf, which mixed gutsy riff-blues rockers like “Down In The Swamp” with the mellow small-hours jazz of “Feelin’ Alright,” while marinating her songwriting in the groove of the Rolling Stones and even tipping a hat to Heart. “It’s all the sounds I grew up with,” she explained at the time, “with my own spin.” Earlier this year Samantha joined labelmate Devon Allman for a sultry duet of the Tom Petty classic, “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” that appeared on Devon’s Turquoise CD and accompanying video. Now, the wait is over, as Samantha Fish unleashes a major storm of her trademark guitar work and soulful vocals on Black Wind Howlin’. “It has a rebellious streak,” says the bandleader of her game-changing new album, “and a prevalent theme is, ‘I’m not gonna take your sh*t anymore…’” No “sophomore slump” here, as Black Wind Howlin’ leaps from the speakers with 12 smoking tracks that chart Samantha’s evolution as songwriter, gunslinger and lyricist. “Since completing Runaway back in 2011, I’ve been on tour pretty much non-stop,” she proclaims. “I’ve spent a lot of time writing, playing and listening to music. I feel like the themes and the sound of my music have matured. To me, it’s about the human experience from my perspective, as well as people I’ve come into contact with over the last few years.” Leading Ladies Concert Series: This is a series that celebrates and supports women in music. We have hand-picked some of our shows featuring influential female artists to be part of this series. Johnny D's also has partnered with a local program called Girls Rock Campaign Boston (GRCB) - an organization that provides music education to young women. As a supporter of this program, we create opportunities for the youth to attend the series, and allows our concert-goers to donate to the educational program. Please consider donating when you purchase your ticket and/or enrolling your youth into the GRCB program. Thank you! More about GRCB: http://girlsrockboston.org/ Girls Rock Campaign Boston empowers girls to believe in themselves by providing a supportive community that fosters self-expression, confidence, and collaboration through musical education and performance. Girls Rock Campaign Boston (GRCB) offers a volunteer run summer program for girls aged 8-17. During each session, girls have the opportunity to form bands, learn how to play an instrument (guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, or vocals), compose an original song and perform live at a local rock venue - all in one week’s time. In addition to the band practices and instrumental lessons, GRCB also provides workshops geared towards self-esteem building and self-expression including Self-Defense, Screen Printing, Women in Rock History, and Songwriting. Girls are rarely encouraged to explore self-expression and creative outlets that are not tied to body image or to meeting strict standards of appearance. Girls are also less likely to be given access to musical and technical instruction or equipment. We have cultivated a supportive community of peers and positive female mentors that encourage and teach girls to be their own rock heroes, allowing them to think differently about limits that may be placed upon them by our society. Girls Rock Campaign Boston is a 501(c)(3) non profit, feminist organization. By making knowledge accessible and providing a safe space for girls and women, GRCB is a key element in bringing about necessary social change in our community. Day of Show ticket price: $20.00 "I can't believe Johnny D's will be Samanthas first REAL Boston market performance! She's selling out shows all over New England and the rest of the country so don't delay in making sure you're here to see this high-energy show!"

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  • Thu

    Jun 4

    Somerville, MA, US | 7:30pm
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  • ALYSON (Artist)
    ALYSON
    ;-)
  • Jessica Brown (Artist)
    Jessica Brown
    Maddy, you've got an incredible voice. Totally loving the vibes on "Hey Boy"!
  • Mercenaries of Rhythm (Artist)
    Mercenaries of Rhythm
    Enjoyed your music at Main Street this past weekend. It`s great to hear new original music with the passion you guys share with each other! Thanks for hanging with us at ...
  • GIBRILVILLE (Artist)
    GIBRILVILLE
    Happy Holidays!! Wishing you a great new year from GIBRILVILLE!!
  • Mag Pie (Artist)
    Mag Pie
    Nice happy feel. Great work.. Mag Pie. :-)
  • dED and BURYd (Artist)
    dED and BURYd
    Animals is awesome, unique high energy song with a great groove, and excellent vocals!

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Members

Maddy Walsh

Vocals

Mike Suave

Guitar

David Openshaw

Keyboard

Khris Ousler

Bass

Mike Parker

Drums

About

Sounds Like: The Cars, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, The Doors, Rilo Kiley

Manager: Dan Cole

Bio: The Blind Spots, a five-piece rock band featuring electrifying lead singer and force of nature, Maddy Walsh, released a widely-anticipated debut album, El Camino Dream, in 2010 and their sophomore album, Small Stampede, in 2012. El Camino Dream gained immediate attention and was named in the top...See Full Bio

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Q: Hey if you guys are looking to do a video I would love to work with you. I do a lot of local Ithaca rap videos and am looking to branch out into rock after doing a few country videos. Thanks T Little

A: Thanks for reaching out to us Terry. We have been working with a bunch of videographers lately, and we have a video release party coming Dec. 5 at Cinnemapolis. But why don't you email me at info@theblindspots.com, (much faster than Reverbnation), and we can talk about it. Maddy

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