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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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#Sassafras: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

#Sassafras: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings | Give The People What They Want Record Label: Daptone (Released January 14, 2014) The word artisan may bring to mind a baker, a brewer, furniture maker or some other craftsman. With the new album from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, ...

Mark Nason

January 15th, 2014

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Call for Creators 2014

Call for Creators 2014

KAHBANG Creative is a convergence of innovation, technology and creative ideas. The event showcases the work of groundbreaking startups, tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors to the ...

Joshua Gass, Executive Director KAHBANG

January 12th, 2014

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Submit Your Band for the 2014 KAHBANG Music Festival

Submit Your Band for the 2014 KAHBANG Music Festival

Submissions for the 2014 KAHBANG Music Festival are now open. Artists and bands looking to submit can go here for more info.

Paul Varjak

January 2nd, 2014

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