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10 Jun 2008
We've just received some awesome press! Grand Valley State University, the alma mater of Gretchen, Joleen, Rebecca and founding drummer Korrie as well as Emily's current home away from home, has written an article about the band. Check it out: Grand Valley Alumni Magazine

30 Apr 2008
Wow, this year is just flying by so far. I can't believe we haven't updated anything since December! We are working hard on new songs and hope to be back in the studio recording something by the end of the summer. While we're busy recording we're not playing a lot of shows but we had a few offers we just couldn't say no to. We will be playing at Les Tassel Parkin Cascade, MI on June 26th, its an outdoor, all ages, free show. We'll have more details as soon as we can and we'll update our shows page.

We were absolutely floored when we were contacted by the Grand Rapids Symphony asking if we would consider being their "opening band" at two of the summer Picnic Pop concerts. Of course we said yes! To make it even better, the two nights we will be joining them they will be performing all ABBA songs. Obviously this show is not going to be free, tickets are available from the GR Symphony site, but it will be all ages and outdoors!

20 Dec 2007
I think we've finally recovered!!! Its been a few weeks since we got back from England and we are totally wishing we could head back. We had such a great time and we met so many wonderful people who made our tour one to remember. We have some pictures up if you want to see them, you can click here or go to our photos page. We don't have any plans for the rest of the year other then enjoying the holidays, but check back with us early in the new year since we're working on finalizing a few events in Grand Rapids.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


10 Oct 2007
We are almost finished planning our Scandinavia/UK tour, we have another possible show or two to confirm, but you can take a look at what is already solid here. Don't forget we're also playing a Halloween show in Grand Rapids, MI and then heading to Chicago, IL and Ames, IA!

If you haven't had a chance to catch the target ads yet, you can see them here:
         


19 Sep 2007 - Target
If you haven't seen it yet, or saw it and couldn't believe it, our song La Ti Da is being used in the new Target ads that started airing on Sunday. We haven't been able to find it online yet to link to, but you can download an mp3 of the whole song on our listen page. We have also been adding more dates to our fall UK tour, which can now officially be renamed a European tour since we will be starting everything off in Scandinavia before our UK shows.


30 Aug 2007 - Ripley here we come!
We've been busy in Icicle-land getting a few things lined up for this fall. We're still working on a lot of stuff, but what we can share right now is we are heading to the UK this fall and the show that started it all will be Indietracks on Dec 1st, at the Midland Railway, Butterley station! Tickets went on sale this week and you can get them from the indietracks website. As long as we'll be out of the country, we're hoping to line up a few more shows over the course of a few weeks so we're definitely not done announcing our fall shows!!!


24 Aug 2007 - YouTube Videos & Muskegon Show
We've had a few videos surface over the last few months on YouTube of us from past shows that we've posted on our listen page. Thanks to Magnus from Dyrdin, Punkcast and BSR Live for recording them!

Also, be sure and check out our shows page, we have details of our upcoming show at the Muskegon Museum of Art in Muskegon, MI on September 13, its free admission, all ages so we hope to see some of you there.


13 Aug 2007 - New photos & a Few Concert dates
We had an awesome time at the Wealthy Theatre on August 1st. Thanks to everyone that came out to see us and the Ladybug Transistor!!!

Between working on new songs and some possible fall tour plans we've been keeping very busy this summer. We're still working on dates and places so we can't confirm too much yet, but we will be heading out in the next few months so check back over the next month or so. We also finally have some photos from our spring tour to share with you, take a look!! We've also put that link on our photos page so you can find the same pics there.


29 June 2007 - show with the Ladybug Transistor
The spring weather has been great and its got our creative juices flowing. We've been working on some new songs and trying to stay close to home for the summer. However, we are playing one fantastic all ages show at the Wealthy Theater with the Ladybug Transistor and The Tiger Passion on August 1st. It will be our only show this summer so put it on your calendar's so you don't miss it. Tickets will be sold at the door for $12, but you can get them prior to then directly from us for $10. Email us and we can work out getting them to you if you're in town or mail ordering if you are further away.


15 May 2007
We're back home from out East Coast tour and we had a ton of fun and met some great people! We're still recovering and organizing our stuff but check back soon and we'll get our pictures up to share with everyone.

13 April 2007
Well, our cd release has finally come and we are so excited for everyone to hear what we've been working on! The Album is available on our buy page and if you order before we leave for tour on the 22nd we'll get it in the mail asap! Don't forget to checkout our tour dates and make plans to come to a show and say hi if we're in your area. In the meantime if you want to get a sneak listen to the album before buying check out our e-card.