Month: March 2012

2012 UMX lineup announced…

What is the UMX?  Clever spelling aside, this is the Ultimate Music Xperience…and it’s coming this weekend (3/24, and 25th, 2012) to Bender’s Tavern (10AM-6PM).  This is the official audition stage for the 41st annual CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair.  It’s free, all-ages and open to…

Some Q&A with Ironwood Rain

Ironwood Rain was born in the spring of 2008, when Scotte Burns formed an acoustic rock trio cover band to indulge a long-held project goal.  As personnel changed, Scotte was joined by childhood friend and longtime bandmate, Mike Kloepfer (an ex-pirate performer) and singer/songwriter…

Proximity rules…

One general rule for assembling a band, often ignored, is that proximity rules.  And proximity comes in several forms: Physical proximity When band mates dwell within 30 minutes (or less) of each other, there is a much greater likelihood that they will continue to…