Meadowgrass, which starts this evening, isn’t the only reason to go to La Foret as you will see in this video tour of the campus with Abby Sienkiewicz.

Speaking of Meadowgrass, congratulations to Michael Comora who won the two weekend passes to Meadowgrass by leaving this fantastic little brush-with-fame story on our new Phonebooth Confessional Story Hotline. You can listen to it HERE:

Michael Comora’s Brush With Fame

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(You can always call us and leave your story on our answering machine at (719) 434-DOJO/3565.)

If you haven’t already gotten your tickets to Meadowgrass and/or you still need convincing, we invite you to listen to the sampler of music from last year and by the bands that will be playing this year below. The lineup is spectacular and the weather’s supposed to be gorgeous.

(You can download the individual songs by right-clicking or option-clicking on the blue hyperlink or you can stream by clicking the green play button)

Songs from Meadowgrass, 2009

1. “Talk To Me Devil, Again” by Magnolia Electric Co.

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2. “Nowhere Good” by Edith Makes a Paper Chain

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3. No Title (“Marry Myself to the Sea”) by The Haunted Windchimes

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4. “No One Will Every Love You” by Sarah Borges

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Songs by bands coming to Meadowgrass in May 2010

5. “Everything is Moving so Fast” by Great Lake Swimmers

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6. “All There Is” (Live @ KEXP) by Gregory Alan Isakov

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7. “Buried Treasure” (Live @ KEXP) by Grant-Lee Phillips

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8. “The West Was Burning” (Live at KRCC) by Martha Scanlan

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9. “Peace of Mind” (Live at Studio Bee) by Cahalen Morrison

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DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE MEADOWGRASS SAMPLER:
Complete Meadowgrass Sampler

TICKETS FOR THE FESTIVAL WILL BE ON SALE UNTIL 5 p.m. today at KRCC, 912 N. Weber, Tues.-Fri., 9 to 5: $15 single day tickets, $40 full festival passes for KRCC members at the KRCC Studios. $20 Single day tickets, $50 full festival passes for General Public. General Public tickets at all Independent Records and Video locations, and on-line at www.ticketweb.com. See you there!

(Thanks for all your support, everybody. KRCC is made up of you and you and you! Leave comments below or email us at thebigsomething@krcc.org. Thanks!)

 

One Response to A Pre-Meadowgrass Tour of La Foret & More

  1. Lenore Fleck says:

    Wow! We attended Meadowgrass on Saturday. It was wonderful, but the crowd was disappointingly light. I haven’t heard music like this before at a local venue. I hope that Meadowgrass grows in popularity like the great Indie Film Festival.

    Meadowgrass or Territory Days? I know what my choice is for next Memorial Day :)

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