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Block Rock & Session :: Sat. June 20 :: Jamestown, NY
Posted June 10, 2009
Block Rock & Session :: Sat. June 20 :: Jamestown, NY
In celebration of Go Skateboarding Day, Downtown Jamestown's favorite local independent skate shop, Suburban Blend is organizing their 2nd annual Block Rock & Session downtown skateboarding festival on Saturday June 20, starting at 10 a.m.

The Active Artists Alliance Gallery Tent will be on display as part of the festivities, along with food + refreshment vendors, tons of skaters & spectators, and DJ Jim Blomquist spinning the tunes all afternoon. AAAlliance co-founders David Grice and Bill Thomas will also be onhand, doing live mural painting demonstrations on the back drop of downtown Jtown's "Wood Park" at the corner of 3rd and Potter's Alley, next door to Suburban Blend's storefront location.

Come on out and show your support for skateboarding, youth culture, self expression, local small business and the creative post-industrial rebirth of beautiful places like Downtown Jamestown, NY.

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Crypticomp CD Release Party :: Sat 6/6 :: Jamestown, NY
Posted June 01, 2009
Crypticomp CD Release Party :: Sat 6/6 :: Jamestown, NY
"Crypticomp is designed to expose new experimental and extreme artists in the Jamestown area and promote camaraderie within the scene,” (George) Moore explains. “It’s a collaborative effort between Buffalo's Full Rabbit Records and myself that’s taken about a year to put together.” Moore says he also received help from local artist Matt Coan, who designed the front cover and the disc itself, and (Rob) Fiasco, who helped out with some artwork and putting the package together.

The CD contains 22 songs from 15 different bands from the area. Several of the bands on the CD (Off, Hot Stenographer, I am Frankie Scrap-metal, and Itchy Boy & the Cobras) are well known to those who follow local music in the south county. The other Jamestown-based groups include Celo-Kee, the Cobra Brothers, the Cryptic Yeast, Daniken, Ghost Attack, I am Zeroes and Ones, Lost Pioneers of Roanoke, Noise Track, and 18deadsquirlz (Moore’s solo project). Rounding out the list is Hello Star Vega from Salamanca and Jigsaw Hydro Citizen from Buffalo."

(read the full Chautauqua Star article here.)

Poster Design by Jamestown's own Chris Wysard

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