soundcheck – feb 2011

by kellie abrahamson
local music news
Alt metal act Glorious Gunner will unveil their CD Birth on February 5th and will be hosting a release party at Freebird Live to celebrate. Midnight Sun and Stage Blue will also perform. • A song by local electro pop mainstays Sunbears! will air on Nick Jr.’s Yo Gabba Gabba! on February 7th. The ditty, called ‘Imagination Adventure,’ will be part of the “Jingles” segment of the show and features animation by Australian artist Isobel Knowles. Also in Sunbears! news, the band successfully raised enough funds with their Kickstarter campaign to record their new CD sometime in March. Huzzah! The boys will be playing a free show at Birdies on February 24th • Area alt rockers Down Theory will be holding a CD release party on February 8th in support of their debut effort Invisible Empire. Come out to the Freebird to party with the band and see guests Bambi Shoots Back, Lullwater, Daliss and Skewd. • Finally, work is in progress for the next Jacksonville Music Video Revival! Videos can be submitted at the Letter Shop (228 E. Forsyth St.) and should be in .mov format. Email [email protected] for more information. Stay tuned to for updates as they become available.
venue of the month
thrasher-horne center for the arts & conference center

283 College Dr. (Orange Park)

The Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts is celebrating its seventh year serving the Orange Park area. Situated on the St. Johns River Community College campus, the 1,750-seat theater hosts a variety of performances each season including concerts, Broadway shows, a speaker series, children’s theatre and much more. In addition to live entertainment, the Thrasher-Horne also boasts two art galleries open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and one and a half hours prior to performances and during intermission.

upcoming events
February 5 Knuffle Bunny:A Cautionary Musical
February 11 The Music Man
February 14 The Bronx Wanderers
February 26 Swan Lake
get outta town
Sometimes good bands don’t come to us, so we have to go to them! Here are a few road-trip-worthy shows to check out this month:
February 1 Barren Earth The Masquerade (Atlanta, GA)
February 2 Now, Now / Hellogoodbye / Gold Motel / You Me and Everyone We Know Common Grounds (Gainesville, FL)
February 3  Jimmy Eat World / David Bazan and Band Revolution Live (Ft Lauderdale)
February 4 Dr. Dog / Good Old War The Masquerade (Atlanta, GA)
February 5 The Postelles / Free Energy Club Downunder (Tallahassee, FL)
February 8 S. Carey / Yann Tierse The Social (Orlando, FL)
February 10 Broken Social Scene / Zeus Buckhead Theatre (Atlanta, GA)
February 11 Tapes ‘n Tapes The Earl (Atlanta, GA)
February 25 Elephant 6 Collective Club Downunder (Tallahassee, FL)
album releases
Tristen Charlatans at the Garden Gate
Ivan & Alyosha Fathers Be Kind
The Young International The Young International
Sick of Sarah 2205
Tina Dico Welcome Back Colour
Twitch the Ripper Bodiless

Akron/Family S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT
The Boxer Rebellion The Cold Still
Iration Fresh Grounds
Dave Hause Resolutions
Candi & the Strangers 10th of Always

Bright Eyes The People’s Key
Five O’Clock Heroes Different Times
The Dears Degeneration Street
Runner Runner Runner Runner
Cali Swag District The KickBack
Black Pistol Fire Black Pistol Fire
Stockholm Syndrome Apollo
The Famine The Architects of Guilt
Sims Bad Time Zoo

Lauren Pritchard Wasted in Jackson
The Luyas Too Beautiful to Work
The Cave Singers No Witch
Danielson Best of Gloucester County
Jonny Burke Distance and Fortune

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