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9 News Anchor Corey to host benefit concert with Bop Skizzum 4.12.2013
Hey All! We are so honored and excited to be apart of this great event for a 3rd year in a row! Facebook event Buy Tickets Here is a message from Corey Rose about the night: I’m excited to announce that I’m putting on another benefit concert for the 3rd year in a row. Hard Rock Cafe Denver, 9NEWS (KUSA) and Alice 105.9 present Bop Skizzum and Rachel and the Kings to benefit Make-A-Wish Colorado. I put this event on every year in honor and memory of my father Gary Stameisen who passed away in December 2010 from leukemia. The goal is to raise enough money to grant a Colorado child fighting leukemia their wish through the Make-A-Wish foundation. Tickets are only $12 in advance and 100% of the proceeds go to the child’s wish. skip to 4:48 to see the segment!
We Won the Denver Hard Rock Rising Contest!
Hard Rock International called on aspiring musicians around the globe to rock out for a chance at stardom through this year’s Hard Rock Rising global battle of the bands competition – and they responded. Over 12,000 entries, 390,000 fan votes, and 941 competing bands later, Bop Skizzum is now one step closer to having their dream come true. Following several battle rounds against some of Colorado’s top talent, Bop Skizzum will now move on to the global voting round and vie for the opportunity of a lifetime – a World Tour in six renowned cities arranged by Hard Rock International – including a spot on the bill at the Hard Rock Calling festival in London; an album and music video produced through Hard Rock Records; and new music equipment and gear valued at $10,000. Now Bop Skizzum is calling on Colorado fans to show their support! Bop Skizzum, along with
Andy Rok & SF1′s Band Wagon 4: BOTB Birthday Bus Party – March 23rd!
MARCH MADNESS + ANDY ROK AND SF1′S Birthday Bash! We made it to the final round of the Colorado Music Buzz Band Wagon 4 Battle of the Bands competition. The last three months have lead us to this moment and there is $10,000 on the line!!!! We can’t win if we don’t have you all there to represent! 50% of the judging for the final round is based solely on attendance, so we really need you all to come out in force! facebook event page – invite your friends! Here are your options. 1. You can buy a ticket to ride the Party bus($10) up to Central City, that will pick you up from stoney’s at 5pm and return back to stoney’s around 2am! You get a free drink with this ticket and can party safely all night. Bop will be giving away about 20 tickets to ride the bus,
We can’t thank everyone who came out on Feb 22nd to get Nerdy with us for our Second annual Nerd Prom! We definately plan to do it again next year! We got a lot of great press, photos and even made a wrap up video of the night thanks to our buddy Matt Sewick. Check it out and relive the night! Denver Post Article We were featured on the cover of the Denver Post entertianment section the day of the show! Big thanks to Laura Keeney for the great write up! http://www.denverpost.com/music/ci_22631480/dress-from-geek-chic-at-nerd-prom Westword Slideshow & Video Great Pics and video from the show! http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2013/02/video_nerd_prom_dancers_close.php Big thanks to all our Tweeple! We had over 1.5 million twitter impressions for #nerdprom2013 that night! Way to tweet Nerds! HUGE THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: Denver Comic Con Denver Westword Illegal Pete’s KTCL Channel 93.3 Twist & Shout Yelp Nerd Prom Artwork by Riki
Happy Birthday Julie!
It is our lovely lead singer, Julie Almeria’s birthday today! We love her and know she will have a fabulous year. No neck injuries, OK?
This Little Light of Mine
Did you see the video we did with Mercy Housing over the holidays? We were so proud to work on this project, and it was a blast as well! Share your light with Mercy Housing from Mercy Housing on Vimeo. A group of young Mercy Housing residents got the unique opportunity to spend the day in a professional recording studio with the popular Denver band Bop Skizzum. Together they created a wonderful cover of “This Little Light of Mine.” We hope it will fill your hearts with joy and that you will share your light with Mercy Housing! Learn more about Mercy Housing at mercyhousing.org or consider making a donation today (mercyhousing.org/little-light)
Nerd Prom Returns Feb 22!
Join us at the Summit Music Hall for nerdy awesomeness again this year! Details on our Nerd Prom page.
Andy with Flobots on Fox31 to promote Bowling Ball!
Andy was on the air last week at KDVR Fox 31 with Flobots bandmates Kenny and Brer Rabbit to support their non-profit Flobots.org. Every year, they throw a huge party, a Bowling Ball, to raise money to fund music education for kids. Yet another reason the Denver music scene rocks!
Acoustic Set & Interview on Radio 1190
Thanks so much to Radio 1190 for having us to play several songs acoustically and then have an chat about our new album “Coloradical.” Visit their blog to listen to the whole set and our interview afterwards. ‘We think Andy, Julie and SF1 sounded terrific!
Deep Eddy “Coloradical” Drink
Huge thanks to Deep Eddy Vodka for sponsoring our COLORADICAL CD RELEASE PARTY! But extra thanks for creating a cool special drink for the night called the “Coloradical!”