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There Are No Words: June IND to release album June 3

Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND is scheduled to release There Are No Words on Friday, June 3. The thirteen-track compilation album of instrumental mixes will be available on Bandcamp and all music streaming platforms. “Music-wise, it will be familiar to our folks,” says June IND percussionist Emily Larimer. “It’s a great showcase of the…

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New Joedai Warriors album available Jan. 6 includes track featuring June IND

New Joedai Warriors album available Jan. 6 includes track featuring June IND This story starts in September 2019 when singer-songwriter Joe Peters backed Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND’s Kickstarter campaign for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2. That particular Kickstarter reward was for the band to open for him at a tba show…

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Friends and Optimists, Hipbillies and anonymous: a #philanthrocky milestone

A cool thing happened last night and we wanted to say thanks. Our *gestures to everyone* #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative exceeded $2k in donations ($2,111 actually). In addition to advocating for some Greater Lafayette area organizations, we’ve been donating music sales and streams (along with the contents of our tip jar) to them each…

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Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for LTHC Homeless Services

Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for LTHC Homeless Services Chris June, vocalist and guitarist for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND discusses the group’s November 2021 #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative for Homeless Youth Awareness Month with Jennifer Shook, Chief Development Officer at LTHC Homeless Services. Watch the video here. LTHC helps families, children, veterans…

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Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies

Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies Chris June, vocalist and guitarist for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND discusses the group’s October 2021 #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative for Global Diversity Awareness Month with Margaret Hass, President of Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies. Watch the video here. GLIA promotes fellowship between all…

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Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for Hunger Action Month beneficiary Food Finders Food Bank

Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for Hunger Action Month beneficiary Food Finders Food Bank Chris June, vocalist and guitarist for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND discusses the group’s September 2021 #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative for Hunger Action Month with Kyle Puetz, Director for Development Operations for Food Finders Food Bank. Watch the video…

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Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for Food Finders Food Bank

Chris June, vocalist and guitarist for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND discusses the group’s September 2021 #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative for Hunger Action Month with Kyle Puetz, Director for Development Operations for Food Finders Food Bank. Watch the video here. Food Finders Food Bank collaborates with other organizations to provide food for people…

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‘Come to Hand’ makes radio debut on WBAA’s Acoustic Blend Sept. 11

“Come to Hand” by Lafayette rock band June IND featuring Justice Fuller will make its radio debut on WBAA’s Acoustic Blend on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Acoustic Blend is a locally-produced hour of music featuring new and vintage recordings. How to listen: Tune in on 105.9 FM or AM 920. Stream…

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ICYMI: Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for SAMI

Chris June, vocalist and guitarist for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND discusses the group’s August 2021 #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative for American Artist Appreciation Month with singer-songwriter Scott Greeson, the president and co-founder of the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI). Watch the video here. For more information about SAMI, visit http://www.samisong.com/.…

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Today’s memory stash: Stacy Bogan creates ‘Trouble Tomorrow’

In August 2018 our visual artist friend Stacy Bogan painted this portrait to be used for the artwork for “Trouble Tomorrow” and we filmed the process to be used for the music video. But that’s not how it started. Initially, this painting and video were a test run using a demo recording for “Ain’t a…

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Watch June IND’s #philanthrocky spotlight for the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI)

Chris June, vocalist and guitarist for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND discusses the group’s August 2021 #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative for American Artist Appreciation Month with singer-songwriter Scott Greeson, the president and co-founder of the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI). For more information about SAMI, visit http://www.samisong.com/. Donate directly to SAMI…

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Grab or gift music from June IND on Bandcamp Friday

  It’s Bandcamp Friday! From midnight to midnight PDT (Aug. 6), Bandcamp is waiving their commission fees. So, everything you spend on our June IND page comes to us… and we’re giving it all to the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI) as part of our #philanthrocky campaign for American Artist Appreciation Month. Through various programs including…

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Photo Gallery: June IND records ‘Come to Hand’ at REC Room Recording

In addition to a couple of months of planning, it took 44 days from recording to release of June IND’s unplugged version of “Come to Hand,” a popular song from bandmates Chris June and Emily Larimer’s former group Chemcoma. Recorded in “about three takes each” according to vocalist, guitarist Chris June, the Lafayette, Indiana rock…

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Today’s Memory Stash: Dan Precision mixes June IND’s “My Rx”

On this day, June 30, 2015, Dan Precision was mixing “My Rx,” a brooding, grinding rock song (à la Alice in Chains and Chevelle) that serves as the lead-off track to June IND’s #HillsterHipbilly EP. Appropriately referred to as a “three-year-minefield,” the Hipbilly effort invokes memories of personal and professional strife among the group along…

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June IND donating sales and streams to Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies for Global Diversity Awareness Month

June IND donating sales and streams to Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies for Global Diversity Awareness Month Between spending more time with their growing families, heavier day job workloads and COVID-19 evasion efforts, June IND bandmates Chris June and Emily Larimer have watched their weekend warrior status diminish to zero (for now). After releasing two new…

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Put some boogie in your playlist and feed the community.

Put some boogie in your playlist and feed the community. June IND’s September streams are for Food Finders. Each month through July 2021, all revenue from June IND’s music streams and sales will be given to a Greater Lafayette area organization addressing issues related to arts access, diversity, education, the environment, equality, homelessness, human rights,…

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Event reminder: June IND Instagram Live chat tonight (Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.) with Daisy Abercorn

Event reminder: June IND Instagram Live chat tonight (Sept. 19, 7:00 p.m.) with Daisy Abercorn A busy end of September for June IND begins tonight (Sept. 19) with a special Instagram Live chat at 7:00 p.m. with Daisy Abercorn at https://instagram.com/juneind. They’ll be chatting up current music projects, participating in the Working Hoosiers Vote Streaming Concert,…

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Special guest to join June IND for #philanthrocky Stream for Food Finders (Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m.)

Special guest to join June IND for #philanthrocky Stream for Food Finders (Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m.) June IND is going live with a special acoustic set on Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. EDT to raise funds for Food Finders Food Bank. View this post on Instagram Thanks @jasonwellsmusic! Thanks @professor_joes_pizzeria! Here’s a tease of us sneaking in…

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June IND teams up with area musicians and Working Hoosiers Vote for streaming concert, voter registration drive

June IND teams up with area musicians and Working Hoosiers Vote for streaming concert, voter registration drive On Wednesday, September 30, Working Hoosiers Vote is handing off the mic to great local musicians for a night of free local music and celebration as they near the end of their #100DaysOfAction to register voters. Beginning at 7:00 p.m.,…

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Grab or gift June IND music on Bandcamp Friday (Sept. 4)

Grab or gift June IND music on Bandcamp Friday (Sept. 4) Today (September 4) is Bandcamp Friday! From midnight to midnight PDT (that’s 3:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. for folks on eastern time), Bandcamp is waiving their commission fees. So, everything you spend on our June IND page comes to us… and we’re giving it all…

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Clock’s ticking, let’s crank up more June IND streams for SAMI

Clock’s ticking, let’s crank up more June IND streams for SAMI There are two really important things on the June IND to-do list for the morning of Tuesday, September 1, 2020: We’re going to calculate how many sales, streams and tips we had for August. We’re going to send all of that money to the…

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Five days remain to jam June IND tunes for SAMI, streaming show Sunday (Aug. 30)

Five days remain to jam June IND tunes for SAMI, streaming show Sunday (Aug. 30) This month we announced our #philanthrocky initiative to support area organizations. For August 2020, we’re donating our royalties, sales and tips to the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI) for American Artist Appreciation month. Through various programs including workshops, showcases, monthly…

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Five ways to support SAMI for American Artists Appreciation Month

Five ways to support SAMI for American Artists Appreciation Month Earlier this month we announced our #philanthrocky initiative to support area organizations. For August 2020, we’re donating our royalties, sales and tips to the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI) for American Artist Appreciation month. Through various programs including workshops, showcases, monthly meetings, scholarships and the…

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Grab or gift June IND music on Bandcamp Friday (Aug. 7)

The next Bandcamp Friday is August 7 from midnight to midnight PDT (that’s 3:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. for folks on eastern time). Bandcamp is waiving their commission fees, so everything you spend on our June IND page comes to us… and we’re giving it all to the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI) as part…

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June IND announces #philanthrocky initiative to support area non-profits

June IND announces #philanthrocky initiative to support area non-profits Between spending more time with their growing families, heavier day job workloads and COVID-19 evasion efforts, June IND bandmates Chris June and Emily Larimer have watched their weekend warrior status diminish to zero (for now). After releasing two new EP’s over the last year and watching…

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June IND teams up with area musicians for virtual show, voter registration drive

June IND, Sheeza, Justice Fuller, Frank Muffin, Abercorn and Pawl Wheel teamed up with Greater Lafayette Indivisible on Sunday night for a streaming concert to urge voters to register for the Indiana’s 2020 Primary Election. The deadline to register is tonight at 11:59 p.m. Register online, confirm your voting status, find out who’s on your ballot and sign…

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Pandemic thwarts recording plans, June IND releases new music instead

Well, that escalated quickly. Remember this (June IND to return to The Bombshelter in March to record new music)? We’re supposed to be at the Bombshelter Recording Studio recording with Dan Precision right now… Timeline update: Three weeks ago, we were still working on pre-production for the Vol. 3 tunes, planning how much food and…

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Drink local brew, make music

Join local rockers June IND Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6:00 p.m. at People’s Brewing Company (2006 N 9thStreet, Lafayette, IN 47904) for brews and tunes. Come thirsty! A percentage of People’s Brewing sales will be turned into new music! June IND to return to The Bombshelter in March to record new music Our friends Hans and Brittany from…

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June IND to return to The Bombshelter in March to record new music

We’re returning to The Bombshelter in Chicago in March to record music for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 3 with Dan Precision! To date, we’ve worked with Dan on #HillsterHipbilly (2015) and First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (2019). June IND release is a ‘best albums of 2019’ pick in…

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