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Call For Artists :: Western NY State
Posted July 28, 2008
Call For Artists :: Western NY State
We still have room for several AAAlliance Member Artists to participate in 3 different shows in August and early September in Western NY.

- The long weekend of August 7-10 is the 15th Annual Blind Baby's Holiday in Hartland, NY.

- Saturday August 30 we'll be having another one-day outdoor showcase at J.C.C. College Park in Jamestown, NY, with our Mobile gallery Tent, and several great bands from the area.

- The Weekend of September 5-7 will be the Chautauqua Region Word's Local Music Showcase to benefit the Infinity program in Downtown Jamestown. The AAAlliance will have a group show hanging in the Reg. Studio Theatre, which is one of the main performance venues for bands during the weekend.

Any Member Artists who can be in WNY to hang work for any of these dates is invited to get involved and get some exposure for themselves at these incredible events, which will all feature live music by great bands from the Region that gave birth to the Active Artists Alliance. Contact Us.

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Reminder :: Blind Baby's Holiday :: Aug 7-10
Posted July 25, 2008
Reminder :: Blind Baby's Holiday :: Aug 7-10
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.

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 $30 presale and $40 at the gate. Presale Tickets are available at the following locations: Lockport NY - The Daily Grind and Herbal Magick - Buffalo NY - Madd Grafix Tattoo and Terrapin Station - Middleport NY - The Three Eyed Cat - Brockport NY - Go Ask Alice - Rochester NY - Skye High - Syracuse NY - Super Kind Imports - Erie Pa. - Grasshopper.

The Golden Ticket policy is almost sold out but still in effect - If you purchase 3 tickets from mail order only prior to August 1st, they will send you the fourth ticket for free.

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Fleshpot Festival CANCELLED.
Posted July 24, 2008
For the second year in a row, uncontrollable circumstances have caused the Fleshpot Festival to be called off. The fleshpot team has expressed their sincere apologies to everyone who was planning on being involved or attending.

All AAAlliance Artists who were planning on attending Fleshpot should join us at the 15th Annual Blind Baby's Holiday the following weekend.

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Fleshpot Festival for the Arts :: Aug 1-3 :: Forestville, NY
Posted July 14, 2008
Fleshpot Festival for the Arts :: Aug 1-3 :: Forestville, NY
Fleshpot Festival for the Arts is a 3 day music and arts festival that takes place on 70 acres of beautiful countryside in upstate New York every summer.

Beautiful people come from all over the Continental United States to perform, participate and engage each other in a nurturing enviroment surrounded by art of all forms.

This years' festival will feature live music from Smackdab, and Sleeping Giant, as well as Lazlo Hollyfeld, the GAHU African Drum Ensemble, and many others, which are being announced daily here. .

This event marks only the 2 year anniversary of the AAAlliance Mobile Gallery Tent , which debuted at the Fleshpot in 2006. We will be there in force once again, displaying work, as well as creating and collaborating on some canvases and whatever else we come up with between now and then. We have room for as many AAAlliance member artists as we can possibly get together for this festival. Come on Down to Forestville.

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Blind Baby's Holiday :: August 7-10
Posted July 01, 2008
Blind Baby's Holiday :: August 7-10
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.

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 $30 presale and $40 at the gate. Presale Tickets are available at the following locations: Lockport NY - The Daily Grind and Herbal Magick - Buffalo NY - Madd Grafix Tattoo and Terrapin Station - Middleport NY - The Three Eyed Cat - Brockport NY - Go Ask Alice - Rochester NY - Skye High - Syracuse NY - Super Kind Imports - Erie Pa. - Grasshopper.

The Golden Ticket policy is almost sold out but still in effect - If you purchase 3 tickets from mail order only prior to August 1st, they will send you the fourth ticket for free.

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