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2014 Sound Off Competition Winners Announced

2014 Sound Off Competition Winners Announced

THE RESULTS ARE IN The winners of the 2014 Sound Off Music Competition are grand prize winners  The Skastitutes, 1st runner up was The Roman Counterpart, and the 2nd runner up was Samantha Lynn. The top two winners, The Skastitues and The Roman Counterpart,  will both be ...

Meg Shorette

February 27th, 2014

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#Sassafras: Mainland

#Sassafras: Mainland

Mainland // Shiner EP Self Released (To be released February 25th, 2014) Unsigned band from NYC releases an EP. This is a common occurrence, certainly, one that happens every week. But in the case of Mainland, they are not a common band with a common sound. The quartet hit ...

Mark Nason

February 24th, 2014

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#Sassafras: The Falls

#Sassafras: The Falls

The Falls // Into The Fire EP – Verve Records Record Label: Verve Records (To Be Released February 18th, 2014) Just when you thought The Civil Wars had the market cornered on sparse acoustic, on again off again male/female duos who play somber music, along comes The ...

Mark Nason

February 18th, 2014

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2013 Recap: Through the Lenses of our Photographers

2013 Recap: Through the Lenses of our Photographers

KAHBANG 2013 RECAP Through the Lenses of Our Photographers Earl Sweatshirt closes out Saturday night. The starting line of the Electric Dash. Lights performs despite the rain! The right way to go down the zip-line. Biscuits & Gravy at the Festival Kickoff. Pasco Grove ...

Joshua Gass, Executive Director KAHBANG

February 13th, 2014

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KAHBANG ARTS: Learn How We Help Artists

KAHBANG ARTS: Learn How We Help Artists

Since its formation in 2011, KAHBANG Arts (KBA), the non-profit sister organization of the KAHBANG Festival has been working to establish programs that discover, develop and support artists from all over the country. The goal of the organizations founders was to build from ...

Joshua Gass, Executive Director KAHBANG

February 13th, 2014

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Sound Off: Voting Ends Wednesday, February 12th at NOON

Sound Off: Voting Ends Wednesday, February 12th at NOON

Vote NOW for your band of choice in this years Young and Free Maine Sound Off  Competition! Your vote could be the one that gets a lucky musician or band on stage at this August’s KAHBANG Music Festival, or even recording time at Main Street Music Studios.  Over 25 ...

Meg Shorette

February 10th, 2014

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#Sassafras: Not in the Face

#Sassafras: Not in the Face

Not in the Face // Self-Titled EP Record Label: Electric Factory Records (Out Now) Like an answer to a question not asked, Not In The Face interrupt whatever you were doing with an overdose of great rock and roll. The Austin, TX based quartet broke through with a single in ...

Mark Nason

February 10th, 2014

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#Sassafras: Les Claypool

#Sassafras: Les Claypool

Les Claypool’s Duo De Twang // Four Foot Shack Record Label: ATO Records (Released: February 4th, 2014) What the hell is wrong with Les Claypool’s brain? The bass phenom has pushed the limits of both the instrument and music itself through his escaped. Whether ...

Mark Nason

February 3rd, 2014

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#Sassafras: The Pack A.D.

#Sassafras: The Pack A.D.

The Pack A.D. // Do Not Engage Record Label: Nettwerk Records (Released:January 28th, 2014) The gates of hell in Dante Alighieri’s Inferno read a warning: Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. The Pack A.D. brings you a similar warning on their first full-length on ...

Mark Nason

January 27th, 2014

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#Sassafras: Young the Giant

#Sassafras: Young the Giant

Young the Giant | Mind Over Matter – Fueled By Ramen Record Label: (Released: January 21, 2014) The last 3 years for Young The Giant have been a whirlwind of success for the band. They released their debut album in 2010 and spent the next two and half years touring ...

Mark Nason

January 22nd, 2014

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