08 Sep 2015 @ 2:35 PM 

After a great run, we’ve decided to take WWIR off the air.

We have two other projects on which we are focusing our energy:

  1. The IMC Magazine (digital magazine)
  2. WSFR-DB Where South Florida Rocks (digital radio station)

We appreciate all of the support we’ve received over the years and hope that you’ll continue to support us with the above!

ROCK ON!

Mark & Carol

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 14 Jul 2014 @ 6:56 AM 

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Mark and I would like to thank Californian Rock Singer SERVET for making a return visit to us on Twitter Tuesday Live.

It was great to catch up with him again and to be able to present some of his new songs of his up coming album. As always Servet provided us with great entertainment as well as awesome music!

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 Every week we ask our guest to submit a selfie of them during the show…..so this was Servet’s! I swear that is not how he looked on the sound check when we were able to video with him, anyway I guess he is just a quick changer! lol

Please check out the hour long interview with had with Servet, it was a great show! http://www.wwirradio.com/home/2014/07/08/episode-152-featuring-servet/

 

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 To find out more about SERVET head on over to his web page where you can check out his music, videos and much much more! http://vettyrocket.com/

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Mark your calendars for TUESDAY 15TH JULY 8pm EST when BLACK JACKET www.blackjacketband.comwill be back with us to promote their latest album!

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INDIE MUSIC BUS BAND OF THE MONTH – FRIENDS OF EMMET

Friends Of Emmet (otherwise known as F.O.E) are a Rock band originally from Dublin, Ireland, but are now based between Dublin & Los Angeles CA.

 The band members are Mark Leddy (Vocals, Piano and Acoustic Guitar) Brian Lynam (Lead Guitar) Keith Geraghty (Bass), Gary Sullivan (Drums) & Tim Boland (Guitar & Keyboards).

 F.O.E. will release long player ‘State Of Mind’ in Mar 2014; the album consists of ten songs, all of which have been licensed to MTV & used on shows such as Jersey Shore,The Real World,FriendZone & The PaulyD Project.

 The band are also receiving airplay support in multiple countries including America, Canada, Germany, Italy,Scotland, Spain, England, Ireland, Australia, Wales, Ecuador, Sweden & Japan.

 To find out more about this band and how you can become part of Indie Music Bus please check out this link http://indiemusicbus.com/

broken romeo 8servet 5 MUSIC SCENE INVESTIGATIONS – BAND OF THE MONTH – ELCASET

 Hailing from Melbourne but comprising English brothers and a Western Australian, rock power-trio Elcaset defied huge distances and sibling rivalry to create their signature melodic-yet-gritty sound that invokes the grunge-led riffs of of Rival Schools, pithy vocal hooks of Biffy Clyro and powerpop cadence of Jimmy Eat World. And although the band only formed in mid 2012, Elcaset’s members are no rookies.

 As part of Failsafe, on was snapped up by Deck Cheese Records (UK home of The Living End and Jackson United) while 14,000 kms away, another cut his teeth in bands alongside Adam Spark (Birds of Tokyo) before touring with Gyroscope, Trial Kennedy & Calling All Cars in Perth’s Love You Not. Those early projects instilled a DIY rock’n’roll spirit which carried through to Elcaset’s beginnings and beyond, with a combination of hard work and blatant lies landing them their live debut as headliners at the world famous Esplanade Hotel.

 Further headline gigs followed at other well-known Melbourne venues before the band headed to Oaklands Studios to record their debut single, Losing Ground. Following the single’s original release on 8th September 2012, Elcaset landed support slots for the likes of Sydonia and Decortica (NZ) and have since lined up slots with Dallas Frasca and King of the North. http://www.elcasetmusic.com

and last but not least

BIG KETTLE DRUMBIG KETTLE DRUM 2

Mark Lamdamnski would like to than everyone that turned out to his house in Florida and  supported Big Kettle Drum and Kids Beating Cancer on Saturday night!

Mark said “We had a great time and two more house gigs were booked tonight, Thanks a million to Brant Christopher Menswar and Jeffrey Todd Keel, along with Rick and Nathalie. You guys are awesome.

Shame that My hubby Mark and I couldnt have been there, I know it would have been an awesome night!
To find out more about BIG KETTLE DRUM please check out this link:http://www.bigkettledrum.com

Well, thats about it for this week

until next time

Carol 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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 27 Jun 2014 @ 3:53 AM 

cousin johnMark and I had the great pleasure of meeting for the very first time all members of the COUSIN JOHN BAND. What a great bunch of guys they were too! We were joined by (going left to right on the above photo)  Dave O’Brien, Tim Howe, John Mobley and Joe Goltz, who all  joined us from their studio in Washington D.C. They already had me sussed out way before the show started and they knew all about me filling up the harddrive during a show! Today was no exeption and as always I had so much I wanted to find out about the band, however now that the show is only an hour long I have to squeeze as many questions in as I can, so I have to talk a lot lol  The bossman, Mark is always on my back, moving the show along lol. The whole interview was lots of fun and we really enjoyed chatting with them all, even if Tim was not happy about being sent off on a deserted island! Tim, I promise, you will be rescued one day!!!! Here is the link for the show :  http://www.wwirradio.com/home/2014/06/24/episode-151-with-the-cousin-john-band/

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During the hour long show, we featured three songs by the COUSIN JOHN BAND including one called BROKEN HEART TATOO whichalso happens to be the title of their latest CD. There is an official video to this song that shows the lead singer John Mobley being tattoed by tattoo artist Tina Marie, from TANTRIC TATTOO BOUTIQUE in Sandy Spring MD http://www.tantrictattoo.com/ John related the story behind the song and the tattoo, which is dedicated to his sister that passed away two years ago. A really lovely song, with meaningful lyrics, a wonderful memorial to his sister Sarajane. You can check out the video from this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOs4OFlGKwE

 

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Selfies are becoming a part of Part of Twitter Tuesday Live as much as my dreaded deserted Island question! lol The guys from COUSIN JOHN BAND did not let me down! Thanks guys!

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As heard in this week’s Twitter Tuesday Live BROKEN HEART TATTOO is the brand new album by COUSIN JOHN BAND and is available from this link http://www.cousinjohnband.com/music

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also check out COUSIN JOHN BAND’s first album JELLYFISH available at this link https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/jellyfish!/id490324171

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If you would like to find out more about COUSIN JOHN BAND please check out their web page http://www.cousinjohnband.com/

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This selfie was taken during the show, Mark titled it “Trying to figure out when to interrupt Carol” lol he couldn’t do this without me really!!!

oh and there’s more……………………

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here is WALTER HARGRAVE owner and driver of INDIE MUSIC BUS, great supporter of Twitter Tuesday Live and Independent music, this was taken of him listening to the show!  You just got to check Walter out:

http://indiemusicbus.com/

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Singer/songwriter from Long Beach California – SERVET will be joining us for the 2nd time on TUESDAY 8TH JULY at 8pm EST

http://www.reverbnation.com/vettyrocket

There will be no show next week as I am going away to spend some time with my family.

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Music from SPACESHIP DAY’S latest album release “Saving the Universe” has earned  this North Carolina band nominations in the Artists in Music Awards: Best Alternative Artist, Best Adult Contemporary, Best Music Video, Best Pop Artist, and Best Rock Artist.

They won Best Pop Artist at the  2012 awards , when fan voting broke the judges tie. Mark and I actually presented that award to them on the night! Let’s get them there again at the 2015 Awards!

VOTE VOTE VOTE

http://www.aimusicawards.com/#!vote/c60z

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and last but not least and yes another selfie of Mark,  but this time for a great cause!

Mark and I along with a few others help to support CHANCY JOHNSON by purchasing one of theseT-shirts, which  has our names on the head and the names of everyone who appears on his blog OUT OF THE WOODWORK http://chancyjohnson.com/

all proceeds go to help SOREN BRYCE make her new album! http://www.sorenbrycemartin.com/

oh and I bet mine will arrive in a few months seeing as I live on the other side of the world! lol

and that folks

is all I have time for this week, as I have to go and pack my bags for my mini holiday break!

See you all soon

Carol

 

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 22 Jun 2014 @ 11:35 PM 

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Joining us for round two, our returning guest Nita Chawla is as talented as she is beautiful – or as beautiful as she is talented! Either way works just fine. She was a great guest and we loved having her on! (That’s Mark talking not me lol) The last time Nita was on he got tounge tied! lol btw that was back in September of 2012, so a lot has happened since then, including the making of her new album GRACE which is being released this week! Nita spent an hour with us, talking about the new songs that we featured from the new album! Nita is a joy to listen too! If you missed the show please check out this link http://www.wwirradio.com/home/2014/06/17/episode-150-with-nita-chawla/
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Nita was more than obliging when it came to doing a selfie of herself during the show! Even got the duck face! Thanks Nita!

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Here is a photo of Nita at her album release party that was held at the weekend at The Lost Society in Washington D. C. Nita talks about it on the show!

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Please check out her new album GRACE now available on ITunes https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/grace-ep/id797296766

You can also find out more on NITA CHAWLA from her web page http://nitachawla.com/

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Join us next TUESDAY 24TH JUNE at the usual time of 8pm EST , when our guest will be Americana/Rock/Blues band COUSIN JOHN BAND.

This is their first time as guests on Twitter Tuesday Live, so come and give them some support! To find out more about the band, please click on this link: http://www.cousinjohnband.comglitter-rose

Outlaw Southern Rocker, GLITTER ROSE is currently taking submissions from artists looking for a producer for their next single, EP, or album. Glitter, has been professionally recording in the industry for 15 years and has self produced several titles.

She is partnered with engineer www.facebook.com/GsStudios and is able to  work locally in Los Angeles or virtually abroad. Please submit your demos by mp3 or link to glitterrosemusic@hotmail.com.

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Rock artist from Queesnsbury New York FRANK PALANGI would like to thank everyone voting and playing his song  ‪#‎HHOPE‬ tune on Rock Revival https://apps.facebook.com/rockrevival/gallery.
He ended up  “MOST POPULAR” in the No1 spot!! That doesn’t mean a guaranteed win, but winner will be chosen around June 27th to play House of Blues in Chicago opening for a national act sometime soon! Including an expensive paid trip!
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/frankpalangi6 – You can also still vote as well! Wishing you all the best Frank!

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Sad to announce this but there was a security breach with an online music profile belonging to Boston singer/songwriter, JAMIE ALIMORAD Unfortunately it would seem his YouTube profile has also been compromised and his video for his song “Crawling Back To Me” has been taken down as a result! However he has have reuploaded the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OuT8WDWWIE). It was up over 400,000 views before! Let’s get it back there and beyond again!

Mark also found this article regarding YouTube Videos. Apparantly they are going to be taking down all videos belonging to Independent Artists!  http://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/2014/06/18/youtube-is-about-to-delete-independent-artists-from-its-site/

JERRY

JERRY FEE was a guest on Twitter Tuesday Live show back in when he was with the band THE GETAWAY CAR.

Jerry is now venturing into brand new territory with his music, while reaching back in time! He has released some new songs and you can get two free by clicking on this link  http://jerryfee.com/ Jerry is booked to come back on the show on 29th July, so please mark your calendars!

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The countdown is on for the release of  SPACESHIP DAYS new album SAVING THE UNIVERSE. Mark and I can’t wait to catch up with the guys again, which of course is going to happen live on 5th August, so another date to put in your calendar!

I have already had the pleasure of hearing the whole album and I can honestly say its a “Yes” from me!

To find out more about this band please click on this link :http://www.spaceshipdaysmusic.com/

Well, thats all from me for another week

See you next time!

Carol

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 14 Jun 2014 @ 9:26 PM 

 

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Recently Mark and I have been welcoming back previous guests to our Twitter Tuesday Live show. Today was no exception, when we welcomed back the beautiful and talented singer songwriter from New Jersey LAUREN MARSH!

Her energy and vibrancy is contagious! Returning for the second time and presenting us with three brand new songs from her next album! Lauren makes me fill up my hard drive pretty quick on the show as I wanted to ask her so many questions however, my hardrive ran out before I could ask her all that I wanted to ask! (btw the hard drive joke is a Twitter Tuesday Live joke for those that follow the show!)

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Recently graduated from the William Patterson University, Lauren and is well on her way to a wonderful music career. She released her debut EP “Ready for Take Off” back in October 2012 and is in the process of producing new songs and a new video! She also announced on the show that she will be opening for HOWIE DAY On Saturday July 19th at the The Newton Theatre in Newton NJ! Tickets are on sale now at http://thenewtontheatre.com/TheNewtonTheatre/Howie_Day.html so excited for her!

 

Click on this link to hear some of Lauren’s new songs and hear the entire hour long interview with this very talented musician! http://www.wwirradio.com/home/2014/06/10/episode-149-with-lauren-marsh/

 

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Every guest who comes on the show is asked if they would do a selfie of themselves during the show, Lauren is the queen of selfies! Isn’t she gorgeous! Btw she was wearing a wonder woman tee shirt. Just about sums her up really!

Find out more about LAUREN MARSH by going to her web page: http://www.laurenmarsh.com/

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You can also follow Lauren on twitter @LMarshMusic and also Instagram http://instagram.com/laurenmarshmusic, she posts some great photos!

 

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Returning to Twitter Tuesday next Tuesday 17th June and returning for the 2nd time, we have NITA CHAWLA. She is excited to be releasing her new album “Grace”. Mark and I are looking forward to catching up with her again and will be playing three of her new songs from the new album!

Tune in 8pm EST to the award winning show!

 For more information on Nita Chawla please check out her web page: http://nitachawla.com/

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Winners of this week’s MUSIC SCENE INVESTIGATIONS – BAND OF THE MONTH is a band from Boulder called ROCKTIN GROVE with their song “Path Of Least Resistance”. I just happened to be on the panel that week and I know that I voted for this song, so I am please that they won this month!

The music we make stems from the great friendships we have. The seven of us were all destined for different paths, but through music we arrived at Rocktin Grove. Building from a love for funk, bluegrass, indie rock, classical, and world styles Rocktin Grove’s sound is a tasteful blend. Smooth fades, euphoric builds, infectious grooves, and soulful harmonies mix to form music that sweeps you away.

Also interested in sustainable agriculture, the seven of us believe music and community action can help improve and empower our world. Calling Boulder, Colorado our home, the mountains, beautiful blue sky, and deep powder keep us loving life and loving music.

http://www.rocktingrove.com/

If you would like to know how you can be part of “The Hit List” Head on over to http://msi.icweekly.net/ and check out the guys who make up Music Scene Investigations!

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Ok, so BLACK JACKET are a little late to jump on this Warped Tour bandwagon, but with a little help from everyone, we think you can push them up to the TOP in a mere three weeks! All you have to do is 1) click the link, 2) vote (no sign up required) and 3) play the tunes! It’s easy…let’s do this! http://warped.battleofthebands.com/u/blackjacket

If you would like to find out about this awesome rock band from Miami Florida please check their web page http://www.blackjacketband.com They are about to release a new album and they are also going to be returning as guests on Twitter Tuesday Live on 15th July!

 

 

And last but not least

 

INN

Congratulations to the INDIE NEWS AT NEWS team for reaching their 1-year anniversary!

Rich Wildman from Music Scene Investigation and Mark Lamdanski from Butterflies Radio created the Indie News at Noon as a source of news related to the independent music industry.

 

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The Bonnaroo Post from Indie News At Noon with Nashville Correspondent C Bret Campbell

 http://www.indienewsatnoon.com/2014/06/the-bonnaroo-post-from-indie-news-at-noon/

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WORLD5 Cover Singing Contest: GET READY TO SING YOUR HEART OUT FOR THE GRAMMY AWARD WINNING MEMBERS OF WORLD5!

 For more information on this please check out the article by New York Correspondent Diana Barnes http://www.indienewsatnoon.com/2014/06/world5-cover-singing-contest-get-ready-to-sing-your-heart-out-for-the-grammy-award-winning-members-of-world5/

Click on this link for more news from the INN team http://www.indienewsatnoon.com/2014/06/indie-news-at-noon-broadcast-for-06-11-2014/

Well, thats it for another week!

Until next time

This is Carol signing off!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 07 Jun 2014 @ 10:59 PM 

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It was our pleasure to welcome back this week,  for the second time  SOREN BRYCE. Soren who at just 17 is a multi instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, artist, actress, and video host! Hard to believe isn’t it that someone so young can be so talented, well she is! She has an incredible voice and is working hard to produce her debut EP.

Soren defended her title of “Best Folk/Acoustic Artist” at the 2014 Artist in Music Awards and also took the award for “Best Singer Songwriter” as well as performing live at this years event!

The first time we met Soren in January she blew me away with her song “DROUGHT” although not available on the new EP, it can still be purchased via her web page. During the show we also played GONE and THE PERFECT STORM, two songs that will be featured. I like the path that Soren is taking with this new EP and can’t wait to hear the finished product!

Check out her pledgemusic page http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/sorenbryce so far 69% funded with 24 days to go. I have just pledged and am looking forward to my signed CD!

During the show we talked about her up coming new EP and of course her love of Ben Howard, who I sent to rescue her from the deserted island that I put her on 6 months ago! Soren is a real pleasure to interview and I know that our live audience enjoyed her too! Check out the hour-long interview with her from this link: http://www.wwirradio.com/home/2014/06/03/episode-148-with-soren-bryce/

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We ask all our guests to take a selfie of them during the live show and of course she obliged! Thank you Soren, look forward to your next visit with us!

 To find out more about SOREN BRYCE check out her web page : http://www.sorenbrycemartin.com/

 

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CHANCY JOHNSON, model, actor, public figure and author of “Out of the Woodwork” is also working towards helping Soren Bryce reach her goal! He is selling these awesome t-shirts! Mark and I actually have our names on it, along with Soren and the guys from Spaceship Days to name but a few! Check out the link:

http://teespring.com/chancyjohnson also check out Chancy’s interview with Soren and other musicians from his web page http://chancyjohnson.com/ (btw I purchased my T-shirt today!)

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TWITTER TUESDAY LIVE 10th JUNE 8PM EST – we welcome back for the second time, the beautiful and very talented LAUREN MARSH http://www.laurenmarsh.com.

Please be sure to join us live on the air and hear some of her newest songs!

 

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Another artist that I have just supported today is BRONI, singer/songwriter from Melbourne Australia. This guy is awesome. We interviewed him for the second time a few months back and he is so much fun. Not only does he write great songs but the artwork on his CD’s are so damn cute! Even though you can go on Broni’s web page and download his songs for free, seriously for the $13 that I paid, in my opinion it is money well spent! I can’t wait for it to arrive and add it to my ever growing awesome collection!

If you would like to find out more about BRONI please check out this link: http://www.bronimusic.com/

and you can also check out our interview with him http://www.wwirradio.com/home/2014/04/08/episode-142-with-broni/

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INDIE MUSIC BUS – BAND OF THE MONTH

Congratulation to WHITEMOOR on being voted INDIE MUSIC BUS – June Band of the Month! https://www.facebook.com/IndieMusicBus/posts/880089318674480 to find out more on how you can be band of the month, hop on the bus http://indiemusicbus.com/

WhiteMoor are a British Indie band who originate from Derby in the Midlands. They were formed in 2010 by Barrington Mole (Guitars, Backing Vocals), who enlisted the services of Benny Ryan (Lead Vocals). Luke Inglis (Bass), Tom Scribbins (Drums) and Louise Tomlinson (Keys, Backing Vocals) completed the line up in 2012.

To find out more about WHITEMOOR please check out these links:

http://www.twitter.com/WhiteMoorband
http://www.soundcloud.com/WhiteMoor
http://WhiteMoor.tumblr.com
http://www.myspace.com/WhiteMoor

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Awesome news to share with you all. You may remember that back in December Mark went up to Raleigh in North Carolina to catch up with SPACESHIP DAYS during the filming of their video DECEMBER. Mark thought he was just going to be an extra, however he ended up actually introducing the song…well and I am getting to the point, the video has been nominated at The Carolina Music Awards for “Video of the Year” Now before I ask you all to go and vote, please check out the video for yourself, and then vote! Lol Lets get these guys on the map! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_upFU-XGJE oh and you can check out Mark at the beginning!

Ok now go and vote please:

https://carolinamusicawards.wufoo.com/forms/carolina-music-awards-ballot

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Congratulations to AOEDE aka Lisa Sniderman on a very successful evening of the reading of her musical “What Are Dreams Made Of?” at the San Carlos Children’s Theatre in San Francisco! I am so happy for Lisa and am looking forward to the day when this goes into a full production!

To find out more about AOEDE and the Magical Kingdowm of Wonderhaven check out her web page: http://www.aoedemuse.com/

Here is a video link to the debut performance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0brdRo9kAD4&feature=youtu.be San Carlos Children’s Theater Eron Block

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 Mark and I were both guest panalists on MSI a couple of weeks ago. Great show with so much fun. So if you would like to see what we actually look like, check out this link http://msi.icweekly.net/previous/

 

And last but not least……………

INN

Check out all the latest from INDIE NEWS AT NOON http://www.indienewsatnoon.com/2014/06/indie-news-at-noon-broadcast-for-06-04-2014/ 

Well, thats it for another week!

Until next time

Carol

 

 

 

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