Video of The Day: The Connells ‘New Boy’

‘New Boy’ one of the standout tracks written by Mike Connell from the album ‘Ring’ released in September of 1993 (produced by Lou Giordano).  In some parts of the world, this was the backing side to ’74-’75 which was a top 20 single in over a dozen countries. ‘New Boy’ was the lead track on an EP of the same name which was released in 1994 which included songs recorded during the Ring sessions — ‘Logan Street’ and ‘Wonder Why.’  The EP also included a Jethro Tull cover “Living in the Past’ and two live versions of ‘Fun & Games’ and ‘New Boy’ recorded live at Purple Dragon Studio in Atlanta, GA, for broadcast on Live X (WNNX).

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MPMF, Connells 30 and 1994 on Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative

Fischer-Connells-Pic10-copyThis week we look forward to MidPoint Music Festival in Cincinnati, The Connells 30th Anniversary Show and our year block this week — as picked by Dayton’s own Luke Frazier — is 1994. So, join us from 3-6pm (e) Tuesday on WUDR for Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative!

Expect music from each decade and… well much more than three songs from The Connells during the show tomorrow! Trivia will be discussed, show plans will be made – it will be more than worth your time! We promise. Also expect discussion of The Motel Beds who are playing MPMF this weekend. Plus you can expect much music love for MPMF 2014!  They have an amazing list of artists for the festival this year.  It promises to be a great weekend of music in Cincinnati, Raleigh, NC, and in our hometown of Dayton, Ohio!

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Cool Show Alert: The Connells on December 20th in Raleigh, NC!

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The Connells in Concert for your musical pleasure!

THE CONNELLS – SIXTEEN TONS – HANNAH ELSIE CHAPMAN
Live at The Lincoln Theatre! Friday, December 20th, 2013

7:30pm Doors
8:30pm Show

Tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1761055&cobrand=lincoln

THE CONNELLS
http://www.theconnells.com/

Hometown institution The Connells bring their distinct brand of guitar-oriented, melodic, power pop to The Lincoln Theatre for their annual holiday party! With new material in the works and most of their catalog now available through Amazon and iTunes, the band continues to play throughout the southeast US at festivals, fundraisers and clubs. The Connells current lineup features:

Mike Connell – Guitar, Vocals
David Connell – Bass
Doug MacMillan – Vocals
Mike Ayers – Lead Guitar
Steve Potak – Keyboard
Rob Ladd – Drums
Joel Rhodes – Trumpet

SIXTEEN TONS
https://www.facebook.com/sixteentonsnc

“Five men, one mission: musical stratospherics, stellar arrangements and guitar heroics. Coming soon to a theater near you!” Sixteen Tons is a brand new ensemble from North Carolina composed of an all star lineup of veteran musicians including:

Rod Abernethy – Guitar
Jon Heames – Bass, Bass VI
Mike Krause – Guitar
Chris Stephenson – Drums
Bo Taylor – Guitar

They have performed and/or recorded with a wide spectrum of established artists from North Carolina and beyond including Arrogance, Paul Rothchild (The Doors, Bonnie Raitt), John Anthony (Roxy Music, Queen), David Lord (Peter Gabriel, Tori Amos, Tears for Fears, The Pretenders), Let’s Active, Motocaster, Tonk, Bandway, Tift Merritt, Caitlin Cary (Mary Chapin-Carpenter, Ryan Adams), Big Al Anderson (NRBQ, World Famous Headliners), Chris Stamey, Thad Cockrell, International Orange (Ben Folds Five, The Old Ceremony, Bus Stop), Andy Kuncl, The Connells, John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff and members of Patty Griffin, Levon Helm, The Jayhawks and the Dex Romweber Duo among others.

HANNAH ELSIE CHAPMAN
http://www.soundcloud.com/hannahelsiechapman

Known for her multi-faceted artistic expression and fearless individuality, emerging musician, photographer and actress Hanna Elsie Chapman is just as likely to capture imagery through her lens and jump into character as she is to compose a piece of music. Angelic and hypnotic, bold and melodic… Chapman challenges her listeners to see ones vulnerability in lifes fleeting moments . “I am always absorbed in some medium of person-to-person communication. Striving for artistic expression is like burning into nothingness during atmosphere re-entry; vulnerable, risky, terrifying and necessary” says Chapman. Make sure to arrive in time to see Hannah kick the night off at 8:30!

Hannah Elsie Chapman – Piano, Vocals
Neal Chapman – Guitar

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LINKS/ INFO:
http://www.waltermagazine.com/artist-spotlight-david-connell/
http://www.mkrause.com/
http://www.rodabernethy.com/
http://www.hannahelsiechapman.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT4CC5qJ11Y
http://www.lincolntheatre.com/

The Lincoln Theatre
126 E. Cabarrus St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 821-4111

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Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative and Summer Shows!

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This week we are celebrating a Replacements reunion, The Connells playing out, and many great live shows and festivals to get excited about this summer!

We will be playing a combination of new and older indie music with an emphasis on bands that are playing this summer.

Join Mrs. Dr. J and Dr. J for Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative tomorrow from 3-6pm on wudr.udayton.edu and 99.5 and 98.1 fm in the Dayton area!