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Original Mechanical Mouse

Rank #1 US Rockford, IL Indie / Indie Pop / Singer/Song...

50% of sales go to the charity Fender Music Foundation.

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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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Twitter_icon_for_status: Original Mechanical Mouse is playing 8-9am Friday Jul 18 at 1810 Harlem Rd. 61111 #charity outside #kiwanisbratdays https://t.co/I4gwu73qdA

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  • Fri

    Jul 18

    Loves Park, IL, US | 8:00am
    Kiwanis Brat Days
    Loves Park, IL, US
    Fri Jul 18 8:00am


    This is a first time for me doing an AM show. I support the Kiwanis and all of their good works in community building and all the ways they help. For more information on the Alpine Kiwanis of Rockford, IL please visit their webpage or see below: FROM THEIR WEBPAGE: The Kiwanis Club of Alpine is part of a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Mission We are known not only for our service to the children of the world, especially those living in Alpine, but also for our camaraderie and fellowship, and for the fun we have making our community a better place for everyone. Description Kiwanis meets weekly on Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. We meet at Alpine Elementary School 1850 Alpine Blvd. Alpine. For membership information visit our website at www.alpinekiwanis.org or e-mail us at membership@alpinekiwanis.org.

  • Fri

    Jul 25

    Madison, WI, US | 8:00pm

    Madison, WI, US
    Fri Jul 25 8:00pm


    "Original Mechanical Mouse at Mother Fool's" In the last year I have written several new dynamic songs in special tunings. The song "Market Square" and a few new songs will be available on an EP for purchase at the show.

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    Jul 31

    Rockford, IL, US | 7:00pm
    MMR Studios
    Rockford, IL, US
    Thu Jul 31 7:00pm


    NO ADMITTANCE TO THE STUDIO Watch the show live via YouTube. >Click the "ticket" link to watch< The program is called "815-Live" and is hosted by Joel Collinsworth AKA Original Mechanical Mouse. It's a half hour interview and music show, the last Thursday of every month. The guest for this month is a singer and songwriter, Christopher Dobelman. From his own artist page: "Sounds Like: Alkaline Trio, Gin Blossoms, Goo Goo Dolls, Better Than Ezra, Matthew Sweet"

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  • Eoin O'Sullivan (Artist) Eoin O'Sullivan
    Just dropping by to say keep up the good work and sounds great.. Peace from Berlin E
  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist) MikeWhitePresents
    It's Fanship Friday Joel..which means gearing up to a fun and relaxed weekend, and taking the time to remind you of how important it is that you make the great music you d...
  • MykoMan (Artist) MykoMan
    "Market Square" is a great tune! Enjoying my listen here. Stop by my site and check it out when you can, it would be greatly appreciated. ~Mykoman
  • The Boulton Brothers Band (Artist) The Boulton Brothers ...
    Hey.., Gooooood vibes here!!....................... Please drop by and have a listen to our playlist if you have time ,TBBB
  • Joe Lyell (Artist) Joe Lyell
    Like your style. Its Been Awhile! Joe
  • In Fell Traitors (Artist) In Fell Traitors
    Joel, I like your sideways thinking. Keep cranking them out man.
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A: I will contact you. I like to broaden my music placement.

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