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Tuesday, February 2, 2016:
Hi Gang,

What started out as a little side project in 2002 became SoCalRocks.com in early 2003. Then, in 2011, I expanded it to handle national events and renamed the site Live Music HQ. It was never created with the idea of getting rich -- only to help the live music community. Yet, at the same time, I didn't expect to run it this long without ever seeing some small profit to cover my time and own expenses to keep it running.

Since I don't really have the spare time or spare cash anymore to keep it going, and since I am questioning how much people even value the site anymore, I am considering shutting it down.

So, what I'd like from you is this... if you or your band would be severely impacted somehow if Live Music HQ went away, please send me an e-mail at info@LiveMusicHQ.com and tell me so. Based on the feedback that I receive, I'll make a decision very soon on which direction to take the site.

Rock on!

Loren Scott
Founder, Live Music HQ
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LIVE EVENTS THIS WEEK - within 50 miles of ZIP Code 59802 (Missoula, MT)
Thursday, February 11, 2016
9:00pm-TBA Open Mic @ The Broadway Bar, Grill & Casino (Missoula, MT)
Open Mic | 21+
Friday, February 12, 2016
8:00pm-10:00pm Rich Smith (Drums/Vox) @ The Broadway Bar, Grill & Casino (Missoula, MT)
21+ | www.Facebook.com/ThreeDogNightTribute
Saturday, February 13, 2016
8:00pm-10:00pm Rich Smith (Drums/Vox) @ The Broadway Bar, Grill & Casino (Missoula, MT)
21+ | www.Facebook.com/ThreeDogNightTribute
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DRUMMER LOOKING FOR CLASSIC ROCK BAND

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: Drummer Looking for classic rock band
70's and 80's type music
Live in Palmdale, Calif North of LA area

Contact | Tony | tony.casella@ngc.com | 1-661-305-9203 | Llano, CA | Share  

MUSIC STUDIO FOR SALE

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MISCELLANEOUS: Established Clientele, Great Location, Fully Equipped Rooms, 8yrs in Business and Still Growing Strong, 3000 sq. ft building and more.
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EQUIPMENT FOR SALE / RENT: Drum Sets
Amps
Mics
Speakers
PA Systems
DJ Gear
Sound
Stage
Lighting


Music Equipment Rental Available 7 Days A Week, By Appointment-Serving OC, LA, LV.
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Contact | Wall of Sound Studios | wossads@yahoo.com | 9492851774 | Las Vegas, NV | Share  

BASS PLAYER WANTED... (RIV. & SAN BERDO COUNTIES..

BANDS LOOKING FOR MUSICIANS: Bass Player wanted to complete Classic Rock Band. Vocals a huge plus. Looking for person in the Riverside / San Berdo County area. Usual requirements needed, transpo, good gear, and experience. Rehearsal usually once a week, but can be more depending on availability. Would prefer someone that is not in multiple projects simultaneously. We don't need the conflict of interest, BS, or drama. We need someone that can do the homework and come prepared to rehearsals. Has a daytime job, but still can make it to scheduled rehearsals. We are a highly experienced unit that has gigs, booking agent, and wants to get this project out in a timely basis....

Contact | andrew | roadworn4015@yahoo.com | Chino, CA | Share  

EXPERIENCED BASSIST/VOX 4PAYING GIGS (CA/WORLD)

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: Need a bassist/vocalist for a gig or longer (Incl. touring and recording)? Search no further - I'm Stevie D. Musician for decades. Have my own gear and trans. Substance-free.

Professional & on-time - NO restrictions on travel or length of time to tour. Dedication to performance excellence is all that matters - no ego here. I live to create quality music with talented & dedicated musicians.

Vocal range is high tenor (Great harmony & lead parts). Can find a part immediately and make accurate (In key) adjustments up or down as needed.

Of major importance to me is playing with "dynamics" and being tight, but I also have the ability to jam out when necessary!

I am competent in all common genres; if I don't know it, I learn it - I always do my homework before a rehearsal or performance, NOT during...

I am requesting paying gigs please unless it's for a really great cause. Rate of pay determined on a per-gig basis.

Thanks - looking forward to playing great music with y

Contact | Stephen | sdmuzic@gmail.com | 949-545-4970 | Irvine, CA | Share  

BLUES GUITARIST LOOKING FOR BAND .

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: I need to play with older band . I am a good guitar player and have had a stroke 4 years ago . can play good but cant sing too well anymore I had an original band with 4 cd's .I am starting all over I live in Antelope Valley. go to Youtube and you see me. Fat Danny and Hardtymz blues band. I have decent car and equip No druggies or boozers please Emil me its best to talk to me that way. Im willing to drive to san Fernando valley or santa clarita to rehearse . I can do all things normal I just have bad speech.

Contact | fat Danny | fatdanny@gmx.com | 661-256-4066 | Rosamond, CA | Share  

BASS PLAYER SEEKING TOP 40/R&B BAND

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: With many years of experience, I have worked with top musicians throughout the Southern California area. I can play and sing all styles of music at a very high level, I am able to work 3 to 4 nights per week. I am looking for a band with musicians that give 100% of their talent to the band all of the time and play the material as close to the original recordings as possible. I know a catalog of material that reaches from the 70s through todays currents hits. My playing and singing ability can take any band to whole different level, I can make a difference in the total sound, showmanship, and quality of the music. Looking for a band that is at the highest level of performance and talent, one that is already in the club and casino circuit or that has the right materIal to play such venues. If you are looking for a bass player that will give you 100% all of the time and will dedicate himself to your project, email me or leave a vm or text message.

PRO PIANO LESSONS - JEFF BRENT RIVERSIDE, CA

SERVICES / LESSONS: In addition to teaching Jazz Piano at all levels, I also teach the following Piano & Keyboard Styles: Ragtime, Dixieland, Stride, Blues, Bebop, Rock, Funk, R&B, Salsa, Honky-Tonk, Pop, C&W, Boogie, Reggae, Organ styles, Rhodes styles, Accordion styles (Swiss, Tex-Mex, Cajun) and much more ...

I have toured all over the world as a professional musician. I am the author of the Hal Leonard music theory book "MODALOGY - scales, modes & chords: the primordial building blocks of music" (w/ S. Barkley), and contributor to the bible of jazz theory "JAZZOLOGY: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians" (Rawlins/Bahha - Hal Leonard publ).

All ages and levels.

Contact | Jeff Brent | PianoLessonsRiversideCA@yahoo.com | 951-533-0680 | Oceanside, CA | Share  

GUITARIST IN MENIFEE

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: Looking for like-minded people to play locally, hustle for tips, etc. Check out my youtube channel at youtube.com/user/jmershon1. I play all styles of music...

Contact | Jason mershon | jasonmershon@gmail.com | Menifee, CA | Share  

BASSIST LOOKING FOR WORK

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: PRO. BASSIST LOOKING FOR FULL TIME WORKING BAND ,COVERS/ORIGINALS ETC.
WILL TRAVEL RELOCATED ANYWHERE NATIONWIDE ,ONLY WITH SIGN CONTRACT .
MUSIC STYEL; ROCK,CLASSIC ROCK,BLUES,SOUL,FUNK,JAZZ,LATIN POP AND COUNTRY .
READ MUSIC PLAY BY EAR ,CAN SING BACK VOCALS .
FOR AUDITION CONSIDERATION PLAES SEND BIO.INFO/AND BOOKING GIGS .
THANKS FOR READING
MICKEY GALIPOLY

Contact | MICKEY GALIPOLY | mickeygalipoly@gmail.com | 727-479-5120 | Pinellas Park, FL | Share  

KB PLAYER AVAIL FOR WORKING OR NEAR WORKING BAND

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: I am an experienced Keyboard player from Lake Elsinore, CA. zip code 92530. Looking for a working or near working band of seasoned musicians ages 40-60.
I like all styles of music especially classic rock of the 70's, 80's and 90's.
I am a strong backup vocalist but I can also sing lead as required.
I have excellent equipment, transportation and I am very reliable.
I can rehearse weekdays, weeknights and/ or weekends.
Contact me via email - tony13cerruto@sbcglobal.net

KEYBOARD PLAYER WANTED

BANDS LOOKING FOR MUSICIANS: Forming a unique cover band with the goal of getting paid. We have a monthly open mic hosting gig as soon as we have one set. And weekend gig at the same Menifee venue when we have four sets. We'd like to be tight enough to get our share of the Temecula Front Street scene by Spring. We are a smoking bass, drum, guitar trio. We all sing lead. Our goal rep is Jeff beck, Talking Heads, Bowie, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, some soul. Avoiding the usual Simple Man, Mustang Sally rep...... Check out Jeff Beck, " Stratus " from The Crossroads Festival on youtube. This is the guy we are looking for. We practice in Wildomar. No AA types.

Contact | Larry Copcar | larrycopcar@gmail.com | Sun City, CA | Share  

LEAD GUITAR PLAYER

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: Looking to join a well established band in the Mobile Alabama area.

Contact | David Hodge | georgehodge22@yahoo.com | 251-944-7647 | Mobile, AL | Share  

BACKBEAT BAND FORUMS - NOW WITH EASY SOCIAL LOGIN!

MISCELLANEOUS: We have just re-structured our entire website to make it more fun and user-friendly... please stop by to check out our new forums and features!

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We are also on FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/backbeatbandforums/

Thanks for checking us out!
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Contact | LJ Critchfield | admin@backbeatbandforums.com | Anaheim, CA | Share  

GUITARIST NEEDED FOR PUNK ROCK BAND

BANDS LOOKING FOR MUSICIANS: We're a three piece (drums, bass, rhythm guitar/vocals) punk rock band looking for a lead guitarist who shares our passion for music and who has the same desires and dedication for this band. Our influences include Boys Like Girls, Green Day, Tonight Alive, My Chemical Romance, All Time Low, Blink-182, A Day To Remember, etc. If anyone in the Connecticut area (or those wishing to travel here) is interested (male or female -though preferably female as we are currently an all girl band- between/around the ages of 15-18) contact me with my email provided below or you can reach me at my twitter @Invincibec

Contact | Rebecca | bec.lam97@gmail.com | Share  

THESE BALLOONS ARE HUGE!

MISCELLANEOUS: Weather balloons in sizes ranging from 3 ft up to 35 ft. Great for theatre props, audience toss outs, weddings, concerts, events, outdoor advertising, science experiments, video projection, visual surveys, aerial photography, flying advertising, crafts, projects and hobbies. We also stock reusable vinyl inflatables. Custom inflatable shapes. Fast shipping. (310) 628-6127 or toll free (866) 512-5666. Pacific

Contact | Jon | misterballoon@aol.com | 310-628-6127 | Los Angeles, CA | Share  

BALLOON SPECIAL EFFECTS

MISCELLANEOUS: Check us out to see our cool balloon special effects. Giant weather balloons up to 50 feet big. Non latex balloons and latex free balloons. Confetti filled balloons. Balloon drop bags. Balloon release nets. Quick balloon imprinting. Balloon lights. Balloon magic. Hard to find balloon products? We stock that.

Contact | Customer Service | misterballoon@aol.com | 310-628-6127 | West Hollywood, CA | Share  

DRUMMER LOOKING TO PLAY IN A TRIBUTE BAND

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: Pro Drummer looking to join a Classic Rock, Classic Pop, Top 40, Disco or a New Or Classic Country tribute band! I have all my own equipment and reliable transportation! I'm ready to go! Also I will be glad to play with bands who need a last minute fill in drummer! I know it happens Lol!! Inland Empire, OC, LA, Palm Springs, Palmdale, High Desert.

Contact | Kevin O'Neal | L4monty@yahoo.com | 760-885-5844 | Apple Valley, CA | Share  

VETERAN BASS LOOKING FOR WORK IN IE/SANDIEGO

AVAILABLE MUSICIANS: veteran bass player with 40+ years experience looking for working band or start up project. moved to menifee area from san diego last december. i have pro gear, reliable transporation, & a good attitude. ( don't have drama, don't want any)
i also sing harmony parts. looking for the right situation & the right fit. i do covers, have done originals. willing to drive/travel for gigs if the money is right. i don't have a day job, but i have a lot of time. let's get together & start something good

Contact | mike | mschwartz59@yahoo.com | 951-541-3697 | Sun City, CA | Share  
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