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Live Music. Pitch-In. Friends. No cover. As in, FREE. • Marta Jasicki & the U-Station Agents. A the forefront of the Neo-Folk movement, these singers/songwriters are institutions of the Bloomington music scene, as former hosts of The Bloomington Short List Variety Show at Café Django, Marta, also loved as "Sketchy Genderson," is the front person, Robert McCormick slaps the bass, and Steven Thomas strokes his guitar and backup vocals. Bloomington, IN. http://www.reverbnation.com/martajasicki] • Lacey Chaddock: Singer/songwriter. Her sound is "anxiety, a guitar, and swagger. A poetic, erratic, yet smooth wannabe jazzy, sorta bluesy, and blacks and purples…that swirl in and out of your thoughts with very literal blunt force. Then leaves you feeling wiser and glad that you're not me." Her influences are Evan Bliss, Thom Yorke, of Montreal, Erykah Badu, Dallas Green, Connor Oberst, and Bradley Nowell of Sublime, to name a few. Bloomington, IN. Lacey Chaddock has performed at the Acoustic Graveyard twice before and has always been an audience fave! http://www.reverbnation.com/laceychaddock • Yer hosts, The Kimmie & Johnny Trailer Trash Combo Bedford-based Country Punk band. We steal from everybody! http://www.reverbnation.com/kimmiejohnny] PLUS EXPANDED OPEN MIC!!!!! Plus the acoustic guitar instrumentals of Johnny Profane during our community potluck. ------ What is the Acoustic Graveyard? Our motto is, 'HEAR DIFFERENT.' What about a music place you don't have to buy a beer or dinner just too hear new, unusual music? Where the focus is on the clarity of the music and lyrics? Think MTV Unplugged. With you sharing a couch and some hummus with Kurt Cobain, instead of swearing at your lousy computer speakers.... • A micro-venue presenting the finest in acoustic & low-volume LIVE music in a living-room-like setting. • A FREE way to experience music & musicians person to person. Without the interference of technology. Or sound professionals.... • A regular gathering of musicians and music lovers. • A community. •A cause.... • One helluva 3-hour, family-friendly, potluck, BYOB, love fest...... • A heartfelt homage to Bloomington, Indiana's Swtichyard (https://www.facebook.com/TheSwitchyard), set in peaceful, picturesque Bedford, Indiana.... Halfway between Indianapolis, IN and Louisville, KY..... The first Sunday of every month musicians and music lovers come together at the Acoustic Graveyard to talk, laugh, love, and hear great live music. Whether you're a touring professional, singer/songwriter, campfire picker, or audience singalong champ, if you love music, you just found the new home of your Best Time..... We've been featured in Bloomington's Herald-Times twice, area radio stations, and more. Each event night, expect to hear 3 to 4 professionals let their hair down with their favorite axe for tight half-hour sets. And what makes the night really special, hear up to 5 local, unbooked nonprofessional musicians share a favorite song as they take their step toward becoming Shooting Stars. AND THEN THERE'S AUDIENCE JAM where you get to sing and/or play along with everyone in the house on a classic we all know! Throw in a detailed Play Bill, with bios and pictures of the featured musicians, and it's a musical experience YouTube just can't compete with. And you'll NEVER FORGET! Typical Sunday afternoon schedule: 7-7:15pm Potluck Supper, with dessert by Kimmie 7:15-7:30pm Your hosts, Kimmie & Johnny play a coupla tunes 7:30-8:30 Music from pros 8:30-9:00 Rising Stars & Audience Jam 9:00-9:15 Kimmie & Johnny do a coupla more tunes 9:15-10:15 Music from pros Booking: firstname.lastname@example.org
3 Bands! Potluck! Open Mic! NOTE OUR BRAND NEW, RESURRECTED LOCATION: 16th & H Streets, Bedford, IN. Home of the old V&M Flooring. (812) 325 7193 • Chainsaw Mondays, Acoustic Garage Rock, Loud, Slow and Mean. Messy garage rock at it's finest. Chainsaw Mondays is: Tim Baker - guitar/vocals, Michael Pruitt - bass, Scott Currie - drums. Hometown: Nashville, IN. https://www.facebook.com/ChainsawMondays https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13DXXlhxBAaW6YIw9tWCNw/videos • Aaron English, Singer/Songwriter, Pianoman. In an episode of the Fox TV drama Bones last year, a character made a mix of “the six greatest break-up songs.” It featured songs from alternative-pop stars such as Sia, Mazzy Star, José González, Antony and the Johnsons…and a lone unsigned artist by the name of Aaron English. Aaron English has been steadily building a buzz in the U.S. since 2006, thanks to three self-released albums and regular touring throughout the U.S. - both solo and with his five-piece ensemble, The Aaron English Band. "Aaron English is one of the most talented piano men I have ever encountered and one of America's finest songwriters..." - Ryan Spaulding, Ryan's Smashing Life Hometown: Seattle, WA. http://aaronenglish.com/ https://www.facebook.com/aaronenglishmusic https://www.youtube.com/user/aaronenglishband • Yer hosts, The Kimmie & Johnny Trailer Trash Combo Bedford-based Country Punk band. We steal from everybody! @[NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vd3d3LnJldmVyYm5hdGlvbi5jb20va2ltbWllam9obm55Ojo=:http://www.reverbnation.com/kimmiejohnny] PLUS EXPANDED OPEN MIC!!!!! Plus the acoustic guitar instrumentals of Johnny Profane during our community potluck.
5 Bands! Potluck! Open Mic! • The Rusted String Swindlers, Bluegrass/String Band. with over 50 years combined experience, they're influences include bluegrass, country, rock, and metal. Casey Simmons, Vocals/Guitar; Dennis Dodge, Banjo; Grady Ferguson, Bass; Jeff Adams, Dobro. Hometown: Nashville, IN. https://www.Facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007741502188 https://www.Reverbnation.com/rustedstringswindlers • Ira Wolf, New Folk. Hailing from the mountains of Montana, Ira Wolf’s delicate voice, honest lyrics, and authentic Americana melodies are hard to ignore. Captivating audiences and producers alike, this rising recording artist has performed on stages across the U.S., and is currently promoting her debut album, Fickle Heart. Hometown: Nashville, TN. http://www.IraWolfmusic.com http://www.Facebook.com/irawolfmusic https://Soundcloud.com/irawolfmusic/in-the-dark/s-yVVSH https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=TXRb7u1AziU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l6xZI2GO1U • Kerry Patrick Clark, Singer-Songwriter. Kerry's career spans three decades with chart-topping singles, as well as prominent placement in film and television scores; and a year-long tour with the New Christy Minstrels celebrating their 25th Anniversary. 2014's TOP Charting Folk Artist! Hometown: Whitehouse, Ohio .www.FaceBook.com/KerryPatrickClark www.Twitter.com/KerryPClark www.ReverbNation.com/KerryPatrickClark www.YouTube.com/KerryPatrickClark • Valeria DeCastro, Brazilian Samba, Bossa Nova. Musician, choreographer, director, actress and dance performer.Valeria’s improvisational performance work is a fusion of music, movement and acting elements. Valeria has performed in Brazil, U.S., Italy, Spain, and Costa Rica. Valeria teaches music for children and is the center director for Bloomington Music Together. https://www.Reverbnation.com/valeriadecastro2 https://www.Facebook.com/pages/Valeria-DeCastro/269451353233156 http://www.ValeriaDeCastro.com/#!bio/cbtn • Yer hosts, The Kimmie & Johnny Trailer Trash Combo Bedford-based Country Punk band. We steal from everybody! @[NjQyMTgzOTU5MjA4MTA3Omh0dHBcYS8vd3d3LnJldmVyYm5hdGlvbi5jb20va2ltbWllam9obm55Ojo=:http://www.reverbnation.com/kimmiejohnny] Plus the acoustic guitar instrumentals of Johnny Profane during our community potluck.
Acoustic Harmony Music Camp - June 20-21, 2015 - all acoustic styles/instruments welcomed - 2 days (1 night) of song swapping, lyric exchange, lick trading, and instrument dealing - merchants, workshops, discussion circles, campfire singing, jam sessions, impromptu mini-concerts, plus live stage performances - all-age family camping Faerie Hill Farm - Lawrence County, Indiana More info details posted on our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/736033613170747/ Some of the performer/participants: M and David Roach each fell in love with the soul of old time music when they were kids; and with fiddlers and pipers in the family tree, they soon found themselves imbibing the "pure drop" from the wellsprings of Irish and Scottish music; as well as American Mountain music that came across to fester here in the relative isolation of the hills and hollars. Far gone on "the stuff" when they met, thirty years has left them with airs, ballads, pipe tunes, jigs, reels, slides, and even(Irish) polkas; which they enjoy playing on a variety of instruments, from the trump or jaw harp, to ocarinas and pocket pipes (a bagpipe style ocarina of their own devising). With guitar, bouzouki, bodhran,bones, bells and concertina they raise a music which is both ancient as mossy stones and new as a spring day. http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/MDavidRoach https://www.etsy.com/shop/Roachworks?ref=hdr_shop_menu Tom Duncan: In the simplest of terms, Duncan is a harpist. However, his talents go far beyond that of just plucking strings to create a melody. The musical ability of Tom Duncan is mesmerizing, lavished with tints and hues that paint a landscape filled with sound and texture. Duncan wears many hats in regards to his musical career. He is a musician, a composer, a craftsman and performer. http://tomduncan.net/ Woodstock Music Experience: Beatnik singer/songwriter Jonas Woodstock is a traveling one man band musician from Alabama. He primarily plays original works but may throw in one of his twisted and altered cover songs. His style is considered to be Altered Appalachian Greendirt Folk, which is infused elements of blues, bluegrass, folk, rock and soul music with his words in the style of the old beatnik traveling writers. Instruments that he utilizes in his performances are a kick drum, cajon hand drum, hi-hat, cymbals, tambourine, acoustic guitars, harmonica, shakers, washboard, and also buckets and pans. https://www.facebook.com/jonaswoodstock http://www.reverbnation.com/jonaswoodstock https://soundcloud.com/jonaswoodstock Lacey Chaddock: “anxiety, a guitar, and swagger - a poetic, erratic, yet smooth winnable jazzy, sort of bluesy, and blacks and purples that swirl in and out of your thoughts with very literal blunt force … then leaves you wises glad you are not me” - Danielle Look from Indianapolis' Nuvo Magazine: "Chaddock came to life on stage with unrivaled humor and an unexpectedly charismatic presence. Her vocals were squeakily clean and idiosyncratic, laid atop changing guitar harmonies that never bored." http://www.reverbnation.com/laceychaddock https://www.facebook.com/LaceyChaddock https://www.youtube.com/user/LaceyChaddockMusic Dwight Newton: wonderful and magical old school multi instrumental musical craftsman performing British isles folk, Jethro Tull, and Irish sessions (Ohio) https://www.facebook.com/dwight.newton.984 Tarpaper Shack (Thomas Marshalek with Mike Schuler): Philosopher/Visionary/Musician/Songwriter/DJ, Humorist/Programmer/Fool. Let's save this planet so we can get on with making music! https://myspace.com/tarpapershack/ UMBRA ADURO: folk/punk/rock/psychedelic with an emphasis on original music - 20 years of collective experience with the Indy music scene https://m.facebook.com/actofconfusion https://www.facebook.com/crossroadresonances https://www.facebook.com/pages/Axis-Mundi/458398280859140 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Primordial-Productions/179960125412613 Jeff Cordes: Jeff Cordes' music is truly Americana; a combination of folk, bluegrass, and blues with a Midwestern sensibility and a working class mentality. He blends seasoned acoustic guitar playing with a distinctive voice to craft a sound that can instantly be recognized as his own. His original songs cover a wide range of topics that include love lost and found, life and death, addiction and redemption, and, of course, sasquatch and cowboys. https://www.facebook.com/JeffCordesMusic https://soundcloud.com/jeffcordes http://jeff-cordes.com/home Brady Gillihan: folk - guitar, keyboard, harmonicas, kickdrum https://www.facebook.com/braidai.gillihan Kimmie & Johnny Trailer trash Combo: pretend rock stars playing country punk protest songs in camo drag https://www.reverbnation.com/kimmiejohnny https://kimmieandjohnny.bandcamp.com/ Kip Newby (Paris): eclectic song mix of classical, rock, metal, punk, and folk https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paris-Music/174617036023555 Craig Thurston (A-Coup-Stick): I bought my first guitar when I was nineteen and became obsessed with the music I loved; Dead, Dylan, CSNY, Floyd, and countless others. I have studied music (classical blues and jazz guitar as well as music theory) extensively at Indiana University. My most cherished possession is a National Duolian which dates from 1934-37 or 38 and belonged to my grandfather, since at least 1942. My music escapes the rigidity and complexity of the music that I studied at school and spans across many genres. http://www.reverbnation.com/acoupstickcraigthurston Michael McNeely: original acoustic/folk singer-songwriter with a little bit of a punk-rock edge (Ohio) https://www.facebook.com/michael.mcneely.56 Joe Strunk: Authentic folk, blues, and country music from the heart of Indiana. Born and raised in Bedford, Indiana and playing both traditional folk tunes and original material on the streets since 2010. Flatpickin' guitar accompanied by vocals and the occasional harmonica www.facebook.com/JoeStrunkMusic www.reverbnation.com/joestrunk There is both an outdoor (purely acoustic) stage and an indoor studio space with PA. Both areas have night lighting and will be active from 10AM to about 2AM. … many more performers being added soon !!! adults: $25 (advanced registration) or $35 at the gate merchant fee (set up at your campsite): $20 single day (no camping) adult passes: $20 children 17 and younger are free of charge if accompanied by parent or guardian Faerie Hill Farm members ($75/year) get in/may merchant free of charge (tell us when you pre-register) Send full legal name, return mailing address, and check or money order made out to: Terry and Patricia Kok - PO Box 2055, Bedford, Indiana 47421 - attention: AHMC Map and confirmation letter will be sent to all who pre-register for this event. Limit: 144 pre-registrations GENERAL RULES: No pets (except registered seeing eye dogs) - Firearms, violence, drug or alcohol abuse are not allowed. Take your trash home with you (or don‘t bring any). Don’t throw cig butts on the ground. Due to the Emerald Ash Borer we are asking you not to bring firewood from home (we provide). BYO camping gear and food to share (potlucks are welcome). This is a primitive camping event. Composting outhouse is provided. There is a water pump up front where you can fill water jugs and clean dishes. Community fire pits and wood are provided. Recycling and composting are on site. The stewards of Faerie Hill Farm are into earth-based spirituality, organic gardening, and sustainable living. If you are interested in performing, presenting, or equipment/instrument vending message ASAP with links to your online music, bio, workshop outline, music store, etc. Hardcopy may be sent to Faerie Hill Farm - PO Box 2055, Bedford, Indiana 47421. Include WHY you think you should play/present/vend at this festival. Musicians accepted into the official schedule get “free ins” and may merchant their wares at no extra cost. This event is a benefit for Faerie Hill Farm. Primary Faerie Hill group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/146449078768487/
Sounds Like: Violent Femmes, Johnny Cash, The Avett Brothers, The Cramps, Kris Kristoferson
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Kimmie & Johnny are a Bloomington & Bedford, Indiana-based, song-writing Country Punk band. We’re the #1 Country Band on the Reverbnation website.
Former cult members and defrocked professionals, a year ago we were homeless on Bloomington’s str...See Full Bio
““Everything else has been taken from me—what do I really want to do?” The question faced Johnny Profane, nearing 60 and homeless, after he had left a “Hindu meditation cult” and then spent 17 years as a therapist working with cult survivors. The answer to his quandary came via Facebook where he linked up with Kimmie F’n Green Eyez, 59. Also homeless after she lost her nursing job “due to a marijuana bust,” Kimmie (real last name Deckard) invited Johnny (real last name Knapp) to Bloomington where they began playing music together. A year ago they were living and performing on the streets. Today they are handing out samples at Sam’s Club, living in a rented house, and hosting a monthly cabaret show at Bear’s Place. - See more at: http://www.magbloom.com/2013/06/kimmie-johnny-a-funky-cowpunk-duo/#sthash.5j1DzUBI.dpuf”