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Original Mechanical Mouse

Original Mechanical Mouse

Indie / Indie Pop / Singer/Songwriter Rockford, IL  US
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Mama Liz
Mama Liz
Love Me Not
Love Me Not
The Boy Who Lived On Mars
The Boy Who Lived On Mars
Smile Like Wine
Smile Like Wine


Only on a Bright Moon by Original Mechanical Mouse


  • Mon

    Jan 26

    Dekalb, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Click the ticket link to see the Facebook event page. The House Cafe is where you'll see the stars of tomorrow today in this local scene in between Chicago and Mandalay, visual arts, performing arts, and damn fine folks. Plus there's good food, beer, and of course COFFEE.

  • Fri

    Jan 16

    Madison, WI, US | 7:00pm

    I'm opening for "Elks Teeth & Rabbits Feet." I have a few new songs, but visit my Reverbnation page for a sample because I'll be playing several songs from those currently posted. Many are candidates for the CD I'm praying to get released this year called "It's Been a While"

  • 2014

    Dec 20

    Rockford, IL, US | 7:00pm

    This is a music program featuring independent musicians from Northern Illinois. Headlined by Fight With Monsters also appearing Original Mechanical Mouse, Steve Bernhard, Steve "Watermelon" Rhine, Luke Seamus McGowan, Daniel Baker of "Trident Deep", and Gerald Lamb AKA "Local Folks. The ELB - All Ages Venue is hosting this musical gala in the auditorium. Seating available for approximately 120. Thanks to Bill Houtkamp for helping make this event possible, also Jordan ImsoBassist Smith and everyone else helping out. Tickets are available by phone 815-395-0820 or at Just Goods 201 7th Street Rockford, IL This benefit is to help keep the doors open and the heat on for the Pavilion Warming Center 840 Mattis Ave. Rockford, IL They serve 30 to 50 people a day. They also have a food pantry and other services for those in need.

  • 2014

    Dec 20

    Elgin, IL, US | 1:30pm

    This is an all day extravaganza featuring 12 artists. I'm opening the show at 2:00 and play until 2:45. Please support this event as it also contributes money to "Food for Greater Elgin"

  • 2014

    Dec 8

    Dekalb, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Promo show for the Jingle Bell Jam and "Music for Warmth" shows. Open mic free of charge.


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  • Jupiter's Eye (Artist)
    Jupiter's Eye
    Cool tunes! I really enjoyed "Mama Liz" and "The Boy Who Lived On Mars." Nice work!
  • AWE.SOME (Artist)
    Great music, OMM!:))) Stay unique as you are and sincere in what you do! Cheers!:)))
  • Bleach (Artist)
    Very cool! Happy to be a fan! Stay blessed!
  • Marco De Luca (Artist)
    Marco De Luca
    Hi,great music,if you want,support me on facebook clicking "I like".See you soon. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marco-De-Luca/108812972482919
  • FLUFFER (Artist)
    Inspired songwriting and musical execution!! Already back for seconds and loving Carnival in my headphones!! Drop by my page when you get a chance to say hi, listen to a song...
  • Eoin O'Sullivan (Artist)
    Eoin O'Sullivan
    Just dropping by to say keep up the good work and sounds great.. Peace from Berlin E



Sounds Like: Monster of Folk, Bright Eyes, Bon Iver, Right Away, Great Captain, Neil Young

Label: Mechanical Mouse Records

Bio: Now in its fourth year, Joel Collinsworth's music project "Original Mechanical Mouse" seems to be reaching maturity. Three years and 150 shows after its inception Joel has made his quirky little indie title a reality. His favorite show partner is Naked Little Monkey, He's done shows with a band "...See Full Bio

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