FoxNet News for Thursday, March 5, 2009.
Welcome to FoxNet, the newsletter for information about my musical
activities such as Galactic Travels, Pulse, The Municipal Band of
Allentown, Pinnacle, and much more!
QUICK LOOK - MORE SHOWS AND DETAILS BELOW
8:00 am - Afterglow on WMUH
11:00 pm - Galactic Travels on WDIY
Coming this week:
March 6 - Red at Bear Creek
March 6 - 8 - The Music Man at Munopco
March 21 - The AM/FM Show
March 27 - Pinnacle at Dave Phillips
March 28 - The AM/FM Show
EVENTS ARE IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.
AFTERGLOW ON WMUH: http://soundscapes.us/afterglow
Afterglow airs from 8:00 am to 9:30 am every Thursday morning. Tune in
for a delightful mix of eclectic musical genres including a healthy
dose of Progressive Rock. Tune in at 91.7 FM or on the internet at:
GALACTIC TRAVELS ON WDIY: http://galactictravels.info
Tonight at 11 pm on Galactic Travels, I'll begin a month-long Special
Focus on UK synthesist Ian Boddy. The Featured CD at Midnight will be
"Three Dreams" by Ian Boddy on DiN Records.
For details, see the Special Focus page at:
Galactic Travels is an electronic, ambient, and space music show that
airs each Thursday at 11:04 pm on WDIY 88.1 FM, Allentown and
Bethlehem, 93.9 FM in Easton and Phillipsburg, 93.7 FM in Fogelsville
and Trexlertown, on the internet, and in High Definition Radio at 88.1
FM. Listen at http://war.str3am.com:7880/listen.pls on the internet.
COMING THIS WEEK:
The acoustic power duo RED consists of Karl Eisenhart (guitar and
vocals from Pinnacle) and Chris Michels (violin, mandolin, and vocals).
RED will be at Bear Creek every Friday night until the end of time.
THE MUNICIPAL OPERA COMPANY OF ALLENTOWN: http://munopco.org
Pulse's singer Rody Gilkeson stars in the Munopco Theater production of
The Music Man at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton Street,
Allentown. Call the box office at 610-437-2441 for tickets or visit the
website listed above to order on-line.
Opening Night was last week. Additional Performances: Saturday, March
7, and Sunday March 8. Friday/Saturday shows - 8 PM, Sunday Matinees -
The Music Man is a musical by Meredith Willson about con man Harold
Hill (Rody Gilkeson) who poses as a boys' band leader and sells band
instruments and uniforms to naive townsfolk before skipping town with
the cash. In River City, Iowa, prim Marian the librarian sees through
him, but when Hill helps her younger brother, Marian begins to fall in
love with Harold. Harold, in turn, falling for Marian, risks being
caught to win her. In 1957, the show became a hit on Broadway, winning
five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and running for 1,375
THE AM/FM SHOW ON WMUH: http://soundscapes.us/amfm
My next stint on the AM/FM Show will be Saturday, February 28 at 6:00
am. I will continue the special on Sequences Electronic Music
Magazine's sampler CDs.
Tune in to WMUH Allentown at 91.7 FM, broadcasting from the campus of
Muhlenberg College. I alternate hosting the show with Bruce. When I
am at the helm, the show features electronic, ambient, and spacemusic
at the beginning, an eclectic mix of genres in the middle, and winds
up with Progressive Rock. WMUH's web site is
Friday Night Feature Artists is the showcase for local talent presented
at Dave Phillips Music and Sound. Pinnacle will kick the tires and
light the fires on March 27 at 6:00 pm. Don’t be late because it only
lasts an hour. What a great way to decompress after work on your way
home for the weekend. Call DPMS at 610-820-5600 for details.
622 Union Blvd., Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
Catch this rare Lehigh Valley appearance of Pinnacle. Best of all,
We were asked to contribute a track to Tuonen Tytär Volume 2 which pays
tribute to Progressive Rock of the '70s from Finland. The final
mix has been sent in for this compilation to be released on Musea
Records later this year.
Speaking of CDs, we have two albums for sale at CD Baby. Order two or
more from CD Baby at http://cdbaby.com/group/pinnacleband and save 20%.
MUNICIPAL BAND OF ALLENTOWN: http://MunicipalBand.org
Our first concert of 2009 will be the Festival of Bands along with the
Allentown Band, the Pioneer Band, and the Marine Band. The festival
will be Sunday May 3 at 3:00 pm in West Park in Allentown.
Maps and directions House are at our website.
PLAYBACK MAGAZINE: http://playbackmag.net
My nephew Seth Richards has successfully started his writing career at
Playback Magazine. This is an on-line only magazine and it deserves
your attention, imo. Please visit it at http://playbackmag.net and
enjoy reading about music. Here's the magazine's description.
From the publishers of The Absolute Sound and Hi-Fi+, Playback Digital
Magazine is a FREE online magazine written for music enthusiasts who
appreciate great sound. Playback is packed with music reviews and
artist interviews that cover all genres of music. Plus, it has audio
equipment reviews for those interested in affordable, music worthy
gear. You’ll also get news galore on industry buzz as well as concert
and tour updates. Sign up today and you’ll also get free access to the
website, which is constantly updated with breaking news from the music
Thursday, March 05, 2009
Posted by Ultramusicman at 6:08 AM