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Chris Bell :: still paddling...
Posted August 27, 2008
Chris Bell :: still paddling...
AAAlliance member Chris Bell is nearing the end of his canoe tour across upstate NY via Erie Canal. He has reached the Hudson, and is heading south to play gigs in Poughkeepsie and NYC. Then, he'll be back home in Jamestown for the C.R. Word's Local Music Showcase

Here's a clip of the heroic Mr. bell on CBS News. he has also been featured in The N.Y. Times and on NPR.

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AAAlliance members going where the action is...
Posted August 27, 2008
AAAlliance members going where the action is...
AAAlliance member Joroko is in Denver for the DNC participating in a Nomadic Gallery project entitled BOOM! which consists of a gallery built into the back of a 26' rental truck.

AAAlliance member and newspaper editor, Mike Salamone is also in Denver covering the DNC for the Chautauqua Region Word. You can follow his adventures on his blog here.

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AAAlliance Summer Celebration :: Jtown, NY
Posted August 16, 2008
AAAlliance Summer Celebration :: Jtown, NY
Saturday, August 30 from 2-9 pm, we'll be having another FREE, ALL AGES group showcase at JCC College Park in Jamestown, NY. This party will once again feature live music from our friends
Smackdab
Sleeping Giant
Cindy Haight
King Rail
Tara Lamont
The Secret Stash
(who are in the process of changing their name to
"The Pennsyltucky Peach Pickers")
and a badass new WNY instrumental metal band
Lord Baltimore

new visual work will be on display from :
David Grice
Angela Caley
Bill Thomas
Kim Babnik

and several others

Flyer and more info will be posted here soon.

AAAlliance member Artists who are interested in participating should contact us ASAP.

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Christopher Bell on CBS News
Posted August 07, 2008
Our intrepid floating friend Christopher Bell's coffeehouse canoe tour on the Erie Canal will be featured on the national news, on CBS tomorrow, Friday August 8.
The broadcast begins at 6:30 pm

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BLIND BABY'S HOLIDAY :: THIS WEEKEND
Posted August 07, 2008
BLIND BABY'S HOLIDAY :: THIS WEEKEND
The 15th Annual Blind Baby's Holiday Music/Arts Festival will be taking place once again at Freedom Park on Drum Rd. in Hartland, NY, on August 7-10 (For directions from mapquest, enter Drum Rd, Middleport , NY)

The diverse lineup of awesome bands will be headlined by our old friends Smackdab, and Sleeping Giant.

The band lineup also includes super-heavy Central N.Y. dub sounds from Roots Collider, original funk/soul with incredible songwriting and keyboard tricks from The Macro Meltdown , and always changing / always interesting grooves from western NY'ers On The Sly and Headie Lemar, as well as a bunch of other good ones.

Tickets are $40 at the gate.

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