Music News from the Rock Station, 92-7 WQLZ by Bishop
On sale today
Tickets go on sale today for Carnival of Madness. You’ll be able to purchase tickets for that Tuesday July 31st show at the Prairie Capital Convention Center box office, by phone (call 1-800-745-3000) and online at Ticketmaster.com. For this incarnation of Carnival of Madness, the show will feature Cavo, New Medicine, Halestorm, Chevelle and Evanescence. The tour decided to break the campaign bottle on the hull of their ship here in Springfield. So, let’s show them how appreciative we are sell this puppy out! Make plans to buy tickets today!
SOHO this weekend
Tonight and tomorrow, downtown Springfield will be graced with the 8th SOHO Music Festival. Over twenty bands will take to the stage over two days by the Old State Capital Plaza. Some of the bands featured during SOHO are Micah Walk, The Station, Dog of Panic, The Legendary Clampetts and more. You can check out the whole lineup on our sister station’s website Alice.fm. There’ll be food, drinks from Coors Light, vendors and a bunch of music fans. Plus the weather is going to be top notch. SOHO was threatened in early May with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston wanting to put a 9:30 curfew for amplified music. An outpouring of support from the community got the mayor to reverse his decision. So lets get out there and make some noise to show the mayor that the Springfield-area loves live music—even after 9:30 at night! All the proceeds for SOHO go towards the Mini O’Bierne Crisis Nursery.
Some quick streaming news: Rush is streaming samples of their new album Clockwork Angels at Walmart.com of all places. That’s gonna be released June 12th.
Limp Bizkit’s Wes Borland is streaming the new tune “Scream Hallelujah” from his band Black Light Burns’ forthcoming sophomore attempt The Moment You Realize You’re Going to Fall. You can pick that up August 14th.