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Collabs And Band Member-Sharing At Kingdom Come Festival

Amongst The Giants lead singer Brian Boyd

Collaborations and band member-sharing.  There is a whole lot of both happening these days in Christian Rock, and a lot of it happened at the Kingdom Come Festival this month.  Matt Baird showed up on stage to do It’s OK with Death Therapy; Marco Pera (of Amongst The Giants) played bass for Disciple; Chaotic Resemblance’s drummer John Jakway banged the skins in an emergency for Spoken; and any time you have multiple Rockfest Records bands present, the Rockfest fam comes together.  Here is a snippet of  Amongst The Giants in concert, with help from Zahna and The Persuaded:  https://www.facebook.com/TheBlastFM/videos/732599020904851/

 

Spoken Spooked At 10 PM The Night Before The Show: No Drummer

Spoken lead singer Matt Baird performing at Kingdom Come Fest 2020

Spoken was the Friday night headliner at this year’s Kingdom Come Festival near Greentown, Indiana last weekend.  But at 10 pm Thursday night, a conundrum presented itself to lead singer/founder Matt Baird:  their hired gun drummer couldn’t make it to the Friday night show!

Umm….

So, Baird and guitarist JR Baries got on the horn with friends in other bands, particularly other bands that were playing at the same festival.

John Jakway, the drummer for Chaotic Resemblance, filled in admirably as the skin-banger Friday night.

His band played on Saturday at the festival.

Baird revealed during the show that their 10 year old song Dagger will be on the next Spoken album, but in a different form than the original.

Dagger has yet to land on a Spoken album.   Well, finally the dagger is about to stick.

Check back daily for news and photos from Kingdom Come Fest 2020 as they will trickle in for awhile.

 

Indiana’s Kingdom Come Festival Fri/Sat July 10/11 Includes 14 Blast Bands

Kingdom Come Festival is quickly approaching.  It happens in northeast Indiana near the town of Greentown (in the Kokomo area).

Here is the address:  8313 E 400 S, Greentown, Indiana 46936

 

 

 

 

Kingdom Come Festival Is Still On As Indiana Will Stay Open! July 10-11

Kingdom Come Festival is STILL on for Friday and Saturday July 10th and 11th.  Random Hero cannot be at the new date, but Amongst The Giants has been added to the bill in their place!

The Kingdom Come Festival happens near Kokomo,, Indiana.  Blast bands include:  Disciple, Spoken, The Protest, Set For The Fall, Seventh Day Slumber, Death Therapy, Gold Frankincense and Myrrh, Amongst The Giants, Zahna, Chaotic Resemblance, Danger Scene, Poetic Descent. 

Kingdom Come Festival 2020 Is On! New Dates: July 10th And 11th

Kingdom Come Festival IS going to happen in 2020.  Due to Indiana’s current Covid-19 restrictions, the festival cannot happen on the originally scheduled dates in June.

A new set of dates has been worked out with the venue and the bands, and it is Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11.

The Blast bands include Disciple, Spoken, Seventh Day Slumber, Random Hero, Gold Frankincense and Myrrh, The Protest, Chaotic Resemblance, Set For The Fall, Death Therapy, Zahna,  The Persuaded, Relentless Flood, Danger Scene, and Poetic Descent.  There will also be bands we play on The Implosion and The Blast Blender that will be there.

This free festival is located at the Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization’s “Healing Fields”
8.5 miles east of Kokomo, Indiana on State Road 26.

Capstone Music Festival 2020 Is Cancelled

Capstone is a Covid-casualty.   Yes, unfortunately, the Capstone Music Festival has been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19 shutdowns in Indiana lasting into next month.  The festival would have featured Amongst The Giants, Chaotic Resemblance, Gold Frankincense and Myrrh, Ignescent, Leper, Rusty Shipp and XL & DBD.

The festival also would have featured a number of bands played on The Implosion and The Blastozoic Era.  Organizers say they will put together a new festival next year.