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Randall Goes Honeybadger On Q

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 | 2 comments

Randall Goes Honeybadger On Q

The legendary voice behind the viral video “Crazy Nastyass Honeybadger,” Randall, was in town Monday on the campus of Depaul University to promote his new book (what else?): Honeybadger Dont Care: Randall’s Guide to Crazy, Nastyass Animals. Apparently word reached him about our grass-roots efforts to independently fund a major festival, “Jamboree” via...

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Thinking of Using Kickstarter? See This First!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Gapersblock.com did a nice story about Kickstarter (and interviewed us about our Jamboree 2012 project for this article, which we thank them for!)   Below that are a few items from our own experience you can use to further investigate whether Kickstarter is right for you, including our cautionary tale, and a video to help you see more of the behind the scenes of this powerful tool.  First, Katie...

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UPDATE: What bands at Jamboree? Survey Says…

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012 | 7 comments

UPDATE:  What bands at Jamboree?  Survey Says…

UPDATE 05/03/12:   We’re in the homestretch and it looks bleak for a fan-funded Jamboree.   The reasons seem clear:  People want to know a headliner or lineup before they jump in.   We understand.   We tried to get bands to agree to come “if” we could raise the dough.  No one bit on that dubious offer.  We understand the drawbacks of that for them, though we also wish many of...

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Rise Against Debuts Q101-Filmed Video

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012 | 1 comment

So…what’s this about Rise Against? Well here’s what it’s about! It’s about this exclusive video shot by a special crew of Q101.com winners we hooked up at the band’s show in January at UIC. They shot some fantastic footage and we got the guy that creates all of the Official Rise Against videos to put it all together into one amazing piece. Get the first look...

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