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new playlist
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 6:53 PM

If you haven't noticed we have some new tunes on the site from our run with Family Groove Company in Madison & Milwaukee. Five fresh tracks for your listening enjoyment! 

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The Grasshoppers have some exciting news for our 2013 summer schedule!
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 10:30 AM

Stay tuned for dates and times! Don't let the suspense get the best of you!

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The Grasshoppers and the Motet
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 9:43 AM

The Grasshoppers are honored to be opening up for The Motet on Thursday, March 28nd at the historic Majestic Theatre.  The doors open at 8:30 and the show will begin promptly at 9:30. We ask that you get there early to get a good dancing spot, for this night shall truly be a ho down throw down!

 

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Ifdakar at Summer Camp : On the Road Tour
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 12:19 PM

Ok, here it is. We know after the last time we lost (2 years ago), we said we would never do a battle of the bands again. The outpouring of support everyone showed us last time was enough for us to say, "We did our best. A ton of our friends, fans and family came out to support us. We can't ask them to do that again." Point being, you push so hard to rally your troops to come out and pay a cover charge, see you play for maybe 45 minutes, and you might not even win. Truth be told, it can be kind of embarrassing to beg your friends to come and vote for you, especially if you come out on the losing end of the stick.

However, you all know that we're not the type of guys to give up. :) 

That said, we have agreed to take part in one more battle, the Summer Camp: On the Road Tour, for a chance to fulfill our band's dream of performing at Summer Camp!

We really feel we have a good look at it this year, and that's not to take anything away from the other acts who will be performing for your vote. We just think that if we can pull anywhere near the kind of support we had 2 years ago, we should be in heavy contention.

And, of course, that's where you come in! As much as we have ever needed you before, we need you more than that now! PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE do anything you can to make it to Madison and the High Noon Saloon on Friday, March 1st to cast your vote for Ifdakar and send this band to one of the greatest music festivals in the country!

We have chartered a PARTY BUS from the Fox Valley for this battle! Here is the event page with details on the bus!

https://www.facebook.com/events/340150906104303/ 

Beyond the battle, take a look at the line-up! Should be a BLAST, either way!!!

Vintage Blue 9:00-9:50
Ifdakar 10:10-11:00
Evergreen 11:20-12:10
Asparagii 12:30-1:20am

Thanks everyone! We seriously can't thank you enough for everything you've given us to this point. Your faith in us makes it all the more important to us to do well beyond the realm of our local boundaries, so we can tell the world, "these people believed in us the whole damn time!" Big love!

We all hope to see you March 1st at the High Noon Saloon!

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23: A WIJAM Halloween Event!
Sun, Oct 21, 2012 11:23 AM

23 - A WIJam Halloween



The 23 enigma refers to the belief that most incidents and events are directly connected to the number 23.

On Friday, October 26, 2012 (20+1+2=23) perhaps crossing paths guided by destiny, Ifdakar, Steez, Recalcitrant, and Filthy Face will join forces for a Halloween blowout that was simply meant to be.

Ifdakar - www.ifdakar.com

Steez - www.creepfunk.com

Recalcitrant - www.milwaukeejams.com

Filthy Face - www.ifdainc.com/FilthyFace.html

ONLY $10 for all this great music and great family!
 
ALL AGES!

Sound and lights provided by Recalcitrant Productions LLC 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Recalcitrant-Productions-LLC/180053768768700

Attention ALL BANDS performing: Calling ALL SPONSORS and SUPPORTERS: Reflections of Heaven PhotoDesign will be running a *FREE* PhotoBooth at this event so stop by and get weird with your people for the camera in your Halloween costumes! Images to be made available promptly after the event for your use! Link up with us and Please "LIKE" our page too!
https://www.facebook.com/ReflectionsofHeavenPhotoDesign

Vendors, hula hoopers, costume contests, as well as an IfdaCares fundraising effort TBA and so much more!!!

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A WIJam Weekend :: Sept 27-29
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 1:42 PM

WIJam WeekendComing at you on the last weekend of September is the First ever WIJam Weekend at Camp NCN in Black River Falls. We have a jam packed 3 days of Wisconsin bred music for you to get down one last time before winter sets in. The best part, it is only $50 presale and $60 at the gate! So save some green and get them right here!

Check out the lineup!

Steez
Ifdakar
Cosmic Railroad
The Mustache
Wook
Clovis Mann
Soup
Recalcitrant
Venice Gas House Trolley
Dead Horses
Honest Monday
Asparagii
Evergreen
4th Coast
Red Rose
Terry 'N Front
Damn Little Matthew


We will also have:

Reflections of Heaven PhotoDesign PhotoBooth - Ryan Keranen

Charity Auction by ArtZoo- Ryan Kulpa

A-PATCHE Patchwork Clothing - Karin Keranen

The Eden's Rose Foundation - Trevor Klemp

Grateful Foodz - Shane Foxcroft

Groovy Goods by Brett Lauderdale

Simple Health Naturally - Carrie Spranger

YouPhoriClothing

Hand Crafted by Anna


see you September 27-29!

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The Big Green
Wed, Aug 8, 2012 3:24 PM

Excitement is brewing in anticipation of the Fox Valley’s first annual Sustainable Music Festival – The Big Green™ – premiering Saturday, August 18 from 12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at  The Kimberly Amphitheater, Sunset Park in Kimberly, WI.

The Big Green is a near-zero waste music festival that encourages sustainability, community involvement, diversity, and cultural exploration. The festival’s alternative energy needs will be met by the use of a bio-diesel generator. All attendees are encouraged to utilize bicycle routes, mass transit, walking and carpooling as a way to limit the use of fossil fuels.

Ifdakar is proud to be playing alongside Greg Waters & the Broad Street Boogie, Recalcitrant, Josh Harty, Gaylynne Goodwill, and Justin Bricco of the Blueheels. Stone Arch will be serving the same beer you get at The Stone Cellar Brewpub, there will be great local food from vendors like Kangaroostaurant, a local marketplace, exhibits, speakers, and activities for children at The Kids Green!

All of this for only $10 at the gate or you can pick up your tickets now at http://thebiggreenfest.com ~ Children under the age of 13 are free!

Profits benifit Sustainable Fox Valley and their goals for the Fox Valley region of Wisconsin:

  • Resilient and self-reliant local economies
  • Opportunities for all to thrive in their community
  • A healthy natural environment

For more information about Sustainable Fox Valley visit http://sustainfv.org or for more info on the Big Green visit http://thebiggreenfest.com

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MajestiKamp ~ An IfdaKamp Celebration
Fri, Jun 8, 2012 7:14 PM

MajestiKamp ~ June 16th, 2012 ~ Majestic Theater ~ Madison, WI

June 16th, 2012 at the Majestic Theatre in Madison, WI!!! 

$10 Suggested Minimum Donation
Doors @ 7pm
Show @ 8pm
ALL AGES
Featuring:
Ifdakar
The Coop
Soap
GrooveSession
Kim Manning of the P-Funk Allstars 

Last year's IfdaKamp festival, produced by local rockers Ifdakar in beautiful Whispering Hills was a smashing success, showcasing some of the regions best and brightest emerging artists. IfdaKamp 2012, scheduled for the weekend of June 14-16 was off and running with confirmed and announced headliners Roster McCabe, Steez, the Coop, and of course Ifdakar. That is until Manitowoc County, where the festival was to be held, suddenly changed their zoning allowances, making it illegal for the festival to operate there. A personal note and more detailed explanation from the band and organizers can be found at IfdaKamp.com.

In an effort to help Ifdakar recoup some of their losses due to the cancellation, and in an effort to carry on the spirit of IfdaKamp, we’re throwing a party at the Majestic on Saturday June 16th featuring a few of the artists that were scheduled to play the festival….

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Sad news from IfdaKamp 2012
Tue, May 29, 2012 4:15 PM

Hey everybody. So we were trying to contact everyone involved before we released this terrible news but the cat appears to be out of the bag... IfdaKamp 2012 is being forced to cancel. If I could even begin to express to you how heartbreaking this is, it wouldn't even come close to explaining how awful we all feel. Believe me when I tell you that we tried everything we could to continue on, but the cards were stacked against us and we have just run out of time. Here's what happened...

A few weeks ago we found out that Manitowoc County (where Whispering Hills is) changed their zoning allowances, making it illegal for our festival to operate there. Basically, they don't want us there. That wouldn't have been such a big deal, only that our efforts to hold the event somewhere else hit roadblocks, being so close to the date. To get board members together, and committees to agree to allow the event in their area is very difficult on such short notice. But, believe me, we have tried. We have been doing nothing but trying since the day we found out. As I said, time has just run out.

Everyone who has purchased tickets, paid sponsorship or vendor fees, etc., will be reimbursed in full. We have extremely detailed records of everything, so don't worry about that. Just give us a little time to sort out this shit storm.

We will be holding an IfdaKamp fundraiser party, of sorts, Saturday, June 16th at the Majestic Theatre in Madison to kind of salvage what we can of the weekend, to help recoup some of the large amounts of money we will lose, and, most importantly, to stand up and say "you can knock us down, but we will get up." We want to thank Matt and the crew over at the Majestic for opening their doors to us for this event. We'll have a handful of IfdaKamp bands in the house, a cheap door price, and a donation 'hat' to pass around, should you choose to help us out. More details will be available as soon as we iron them out.

We want to apologize to everyone; the bands, the vendors, the sponsors, our friends and family, and all of you who have long since made plans to share the IfdaKamp experience with us this year. We just know something good has got to come out of this. It just has to. Thank you for your patience, your compassion, your support, and your love. Especially the love. We're gonna need it.

~Ifdakar

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Sad news from IfdaKamp 2012
Tue, May 29, 2012 4:14 PM

Hey everybody. So we were trying to contact everyone involved before we released this terrible news but the cat appears to be out of the bag... IfdaKamp 2012 is being forced to cancel. If I could even begin to express to you how heartbreaking this is, it wouldn't even come close to explaining how awful we all feel. Believe me when I tell you that we tried everything we could to continue on, but the cards were stacked against us and we have just run out of time. Here's what happened...

A few weeks ago we found out that Manitowoc County (where Whispering Hills is) changed their zoning allowances, making it illegal for our festival to operate there. Basically, they don't want us there. That wouldn't have been such a big deal, only that our efforts to hold the event somewhere else hit roadblocks, being so close to the date. To get board members together, and committees to agree to allow the event in their area is very difficult on such short notice. But, believe me, we have tried. We have been doing nothing but trying since the day we found out. As I said, time has just run out.

Everyone who has purchased tickets, paid sponsorship or vendor fees, etc., will be reimbursed in full. We have extremely detailed records of everything, so don't worry about that. Just give us a little time to sort out this shit storm.

We will be holding an IfdaKamp fundraiser party, of sorts, Saturday, June 16th at the Majestic Theatre in Madison to kind of salvage what we can of the weekend, to help recoup some of the large amounts of money we will lose, and, most importantly, to stand up and say "you can knock us down, but we will get up." We want to thank Matt and the crew over at the Majestic for opening their doors to us for this event. We'll have a handful of IfdaKamp bands in the house, a cheap door price, and a donation 'hat' to pass around, should you choose to help us out. More details will be available as soon as we iron them out.

We want to apologize to everyone; the bands, the vendors, the sponsors, our friends and family, and all of you who have long since made plans to share the IfdaKamp experience with us this year. We just know something good has got to come out of this. It just has to. Thank you for your patience, your compassion, your support, and your love. Especially the love. We're gonna need it.

~Ifdakar

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