Friday, June 24, 2011

8 yo. Sagezilla Plays The Metro This Sunday With 18 Girls Rock Camp Bands!

Sagezilla practicing at home on her acoustic.   They have a 3/4 sized electric guitar for her to borrow at camp.  Photo by ©2011

Come see ChiIL Mama's own punk rock girl, 8 year old Sagezilla (AKA:  Sagie Contagious) in her first show ever (at the Metro), playing guitar with her band, Octopie!   She just picked up a guitar and learned her first chords this week at Girls Rock Camp.    She'll be the one with blue hair in 8 tentacle-like braids.

Girls Rock Camp says:   
During each session of Girls Rock! Chicago’s summer camps, 75 girls will pick up an instrument, form a band, write and record an original song, and perform it on stage—all in one week!

This Sunday, come see the newest class of GR!C grads - session one campers - in a performance at the legendary Metro. That’s 18 bands guaranteed to rock your socks off, PLUS young DJs fresh out of DJ camp. As always, this event is ALL ages. Bring the kids and let them dance in our reserved shorty section while sharing in the inspiration.

This sessions band’s include your new favorites: Octopie, Flaming Mustaches, The Recycled Hearts, Corduroy Converse, LOL, Black Cats, Painting the Roses Red and many more!

Sunday, June 26th
3pm - 5pm
3730 N. Clark
Chicago, IL
$7 in advance, $8 at the door.
Kids under 8 are admitted FREE

Save the date for GR!C's session two Extravaganza on Saturday, August 6th at Bottom Lounge.

Check out Girls Rock Chicago's web site and follow them on Facebook for more info, upcoming benefit and alumni shows, photos and videos.

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