We are very excited to announce that Rock U “All Stars” will be hitting the road for their first out of town gig. The kids will be playing the tenth annual Deeproots Festival in Milledgeville, GA.
The Rock U “All-Stars” are comprised of two of Rock U’s longest running bands, The Endless Energy and Involution. Other artist playing Deeproots are Allen Stone, Shovels And Rope, and Wet Willie.
Rock U Proudly presents our first full band showcase of the 2012/2013 season, BRITISH INVASION!!!
All participating bands will be playing one or more songs originally written by artist from across the pond. We have bands covering everything from The Beatles to Muse to Judas Priest!
We are keeping it local this time and hosting the show right in our own front yard! We will have a stage set up in the front parking lot of Music Matters Alpharetta!
We have 19 bands for this show and as always it is 100% FREE!!! So bring your family, bring your friends, bring the dog!
See ya there!
We are now accepting enrollment forms for the 2012-13 season of Rock U. We will begin forming new bands in July in preparation for our Monday, August 13th start date.
We have a lot of new and exciting things happening this year that we look forward to sharing with you, so get signed up today and prepare to rock!
– Rock U staff
Rock U will be performing this weekend at the Hedgewood Community Ampitheatre in Woodstock. There will be 24 bands performing songs from the artists that played Woodstock ’69 and ’94! The show starts at 12:00pm and will go until 6:00pm.
We are excited to announce Rock U has been to invited to play the “Shamrock the Station” event at Atlantic Station this year on St. Patricks Day! Rock U will have five bands perform that day from 12-3 pm. The bands performing are:
Fear of Silence
You can get more info here: http://101concepts.com/meehanssandysprings/st-patrick%E2%80%99s-favorite-way-to-celebrate-shamrock-the-station
The event is sponsored by 99x and Rock 100.5!
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Music Matter and Rock U would like to thank everyone who attended the “Rock Your Heart Out” showcase this past weekend at The Loft in Atlanta. We had 25 bands perform and they did not disappoint! Thanks to all the parents and fans that attended and brought the energy for all of our performers! See you at the next show!
We are pleased to say this has been our best year thus far for Rock U with 95 current students! We are still forming bands from now until May, so click on the “enroll” button to start your journey in music performance today!
We are in need of guitar, bass, piano, drum players, and vocalists. Please click on the “Contact” button for more info and to contact us.
-The Rock U Team
This weekend, two of Rock U’s bands, ALL CAPS RAGE & Relative Minors will be playing at Willstock 2011.
A Music Festival – for the kids, through the kids and by the kids. This “event” will be a wonderful example of what the Foundation strives to achieve by giving the kids of our communities the opportunity to work together to create something great – for a great cause! Come join us October 29, 2011 at Northview High School (6-9pm)
Festival website: http://www.will-to-live.org/
It’s a great cause with great music. Check it out!
We are pleased to announce Rock U’s first show of the 2011-2012 season called “Rocktoberfest“.
Join us at 12:00 pm on Oct 9th, 2011 to participate in a festival of epic proportionsat The Masquerade in Atlanta. Twenty-five bands will take the stage and showcase their amazing talent all day. Two free & all-ages shows at 12:00pm & 3:00pm.
Location: The Masquerade
Address: 695 North avenue, Atlanta, GA 30308
Time: 12:00pm show and 3:00pm show
Admission: FREE, ALL AGES
Official Facebook event page (tell your friends!): http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=256767184363458
Rock U Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/RockUMusicMatters
The 25 bands performing will be:
- Perpetual Motion
- Work in Progress
- Relative Minors
- The Industries
- Endless Energy
- Soul Capacity
- Scandinavian Butchers
- Fear of Silence
- Only Slightly
- ALL CAPS RAGE!
- Innocent Youth
- Blood Never Lies
- Mayo Face
- Suburband Legends
- The TAASK
- The Lost
- La Muerta Peluda
- and a few new acts TBA!
Get the official flyer (11″ x 17″ paper only) and print it here.