Wanna be famous??? Apply to play in the cover band showcase!

WOBC’s spring semester cover band showcase is coming up! And we want you to play in it!

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To apply, organize a group of people, choose a band, and send the following information to owobc@oberlin.edu:

  • Name of band
  • Band members (anyone can sign up!)
  • 3-4 songs
*** musicians of ALL levels are encouraged to apply***
Applications are due by May 3
The showcase will be held the weekend of May 10

Finds from the WOBC Vault: March 2014

Did you know that the WOBC station houses thousands of vinyl records? 12″ and 7″, 33 and 45, pressed in 2014 and 1964, pop and rock and jazz and folk and R&B and classical and punk, world famous and unimaginably obscure. Every week, vinyl workgroup convenes to search through the depths of the WOBC vinyl vault and find some hidden gems you otherwise would never discover. Here’s a recent sampling of the best we’ve found.

Luther Allison: “The Little Red Rooster” from Bad News is Coming (1973). Arkansan blues guitarist – began by playing with Howlin’ Wolf and Freddie King in the late 50s, eventually found himself as one of the few blues artists signed to Motown in the early 70s, when he recorded his album.

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