have taken a bit of time off for the holidays and vacation, etc. More
news soon on the recording status. Meanwhile, due to the high volume of
inquiries about our last CD, we have now provided an (800) number to meet
the demand from fans wishing to purchase the CD with a Credit Card over
the phone: 1-800-BUY-MY-CD
More news soon.
Dae & Donn, with their new lineup, Sean 'Seamus' O'Reilly (from Everwonder and Children of the Grave) on bass and backup vocals, and Mark Padgett, from 'Over Easy' and 'Rhythm Tree' on drums, have successfully completed their 1st show: live at Four Lakes Oktoberfest on Friday, 10.18.02 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. The night turned out to be pretty decent weather after all, and the band received a warm reception from the crowd that night. The guys are headed back into the studio to work on their next full-length record. more new soon...
Dae & Donn have selected their new lineup, Sean 'Seamus' O'Reilly (from Everwonder and Children of the Grave) will be joining Dae and Donn. He'll be playing bass, singing backup vocals, and actively contributing in the songwriting department... and on drums... Mark Padgett, from 'Over Easy' and 'Rhythm Tree', is the perfect fit to round out the new foursome. They have finally agreed on a new band name... taken from a hot new song fresh off the presses... (glass world). The new lineup will reveal the new name for their 1st show with the new lineup: live at Four Lakes Oktoberfest on Friday, 10.18.02 from 6:00 to 9:00pm.
OK, it's now official... FT has selected their next lineup, and have rehearsed 3 times, getting everyone on the same page with 16 new tunes. As mentioned last month, Sean 'Seamus' O'Reilly (from Everwonder and Children of the Grave) will be joining Dae and Donn. He'll be playing bass, singing backup vocals, and actively contributing in the songwriting department... and on drums... Mark Padgett, from 'Over Easy' and 'Rhythm Tree', is the perfect fit to round out the new foursome. They are actively searching for a new band name that fits the new lineup. Any suggestions are welcome, and there will be a cool reward if your suggestion is chosen.
Congrats to Donn & Lynn Nelson on their recent marriage! Now that the honeymoon is over, Dae & Donn are ready to surge forward. They guys will continue working in the studio, on yet more new material, and are also ready to make a few decisions on who will be joining the new lineup... At this point, it looks like Sean 'Seamus' O'Reilly (from Everwonder and Children of the Grave) will be joining Dae and Donn. He'll be playing bass, singing backup vocals, and actively contributing in the songwriting department. Also, the search for the right drummer is nearing the end, as the guys have their sights set on the final piece to the puzzle. Once the new lineup is complete, the guys will be searching for a new name for the new band. More on that later...
forgotten toys has been working in the studio for the past several months, on another batch of new material. At the same time, the guys are now talking with about a dozen other musicians to re-work the 'live lineup' for upcoming shows. check back soon to get a 'news update'.
The guys in the band have all been trying to do their part to help out, and have volunteered to participate in a 'NY Disaster Relief Fundraiser' this month on Sunday, October 21st. The fundraiser will take place @ Cool Waters Bar in Crest Hill, starting @ 1pm. There will be several bands, food & drink, and a raffle. The guys will be working in a few new originals, as well as a couple of very tastefully appropriate remake tunes. Check out shows for more info.
Also, FT will be @ 4 Lakes Oktoberfest on Friday, the 19th, for their last outdoor show of the year... Over Easy will be playing too, and it's Jose's brother's b-day! The show goes from 6pm-9pm, but the party will continue on @ the Pub immediately after, continuing long into the night.
The 'staff' @ new day productions will also be giving the web site a 'makeover' soon, so check back in a few days. We'll also be uploading several live 'radio' tracks, and some 'live studio' versions of brand new tunes. These will most likely only be available through our new 'featured song' section (coming soon)... so check back often.
Dae & Donn will be doing the acoustic thing @ Reilly's Daughter on Thursday, 9.20.01, with a bunch of promo materials for St. Xavier to give away that night... because...
FT will be live on the radio on St. Xavier's WXAV, 88.3 FM on Sunday, 9.23.01 for a full hour from 11am 'til noon. The guys will be hangin' with Ruta, WXAV's hottest radio personality, doing the live acoustic thing, playing some of their new originals, spinning a few tracks off the last CD, some live interview action, and maybe some giveaways to callers... They broadcast from 103rd & Pulaski, so anyone in the Oak Lawn/Evergreen Park area, tune in...
The guys are also excited to be jammin' with Liverlips @ the Rockhouse on Friday, 9.28.01. Check out shows for details.
forgotten toys, with their new lineup, can be seen for the first time @ Naperville Ribfest on July 4th from 5-6pm. see shows for more info.
will be joining Dae for a series of x-mas unplugged shows including a
blowout show on the 25th @ Reilly's Daughter
from 9:30 til close. So, after you finish up with all the 'family gathering'
stuff, come on out to Reilly's for one of the best shows of the year.
click here for other show dates.
Also, rumor has it... Donn & Dae will be putting their heads together to do some fresh writing. More on that rumor later.