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

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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 meetings, scholarships and the new Rec Room Recording studio, SAMI promotes education, encouragement, networking and development of songwriters in mid-north Indiana.

There are only five days left to make our music work for SAMI:

Support SAMI’s efforts by clicking those play and repeat buttons.

Also, don’t miss our #philanthrocky Stream for SAMI: Sunday, August 30, 5:00 p.m. We’ll go live in the Facebook event (Everything we find in our tip jar with an August date will be donated to SAMI).

RSVP here.

– Chris and Emily

Five ways to support SAMI for American Artists Appreciation Month

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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 new Rec Room Recording studio, SAMI promotes education, encouragement, networking and development of songwriters in mid-north Indiana.

We can’t do this without you, though. Here are five ways you can use our music to support SAMI:

Help us support SAMI’s efforts by clicking the play (and repeat) buttons and get some boogie in return.

Thanks for your help!

– Chris and Em

PS: You can also mail donations directly to SAMI:

Tippecanoe Arts Federation
Attn: SAMI
638 North Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

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

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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 of our #philanthrocky campaign for American Artist Appreciation Month.


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


Help us support SAMI:

  • On Friday, August 7, go to https://juneind.bandcamp.com/music.
  • Buy some boogie (whatever you spend will go to support the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana).
  • After your transaction, Bandcamp will email you a link and download code.
  • Download and boogie.

Already own our tunes? Gift your download to a friend!

  • When you receive link/code email from Bandcamp, forward it to a friend that could use some boogie.
  • Post a ‘First come, first served’ message with the link and download code on social.
    • If you tag our account, we’ll put a little heart on it.

Need a reminder? RSVP on Facebook a https://www.facebook.com/events/1980407865424042/.

More info on Bandcamp Fridays at https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/update-on-bandcamp-fridays.

About June IND

Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. More at JuneIND.com.

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

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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 them collect dust, the Lafayette rock duo is launching the #philanthrocky initiative to support Greater Lafayette area non-profits and make their music work for the community.

Each month through July 2021, all revenue from the 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, hunger, or social justice. Beneficiaries will be identified by causes linked to various awareness months throughout the year.

Aligning with American Artist Appreciation Month, the #philanthrocky beneficiary for August 2020 is the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI). Through various programs including workshops, showcases, monthly meetings, scholarships and the new Rec Room Recording studio, SAMI promotes education, encouragement, networking and development of songwriters in mid-north Indiana.

Join June IND’s effort to help SAMI help songwriters:

Details on additional non-profit beneficiaries and further efforts and events to support them will be forthcoming. For more information, message June IND on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

About June IND

Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. More at JuneIND.com.

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 bourbon to take to Chicago, etc.
  • Two weeks ago, we decided to pump the brakes and hunker down.
  • Last week we decided to release all of our Vol. 2 goodies.
  • This week (like, now), that happens.

Stay safe, everyone. Sending the best of vibes to you, the folks out of work and the folks still out working. If it helps, here’s some boogie:

Music

 


Apple Music · Bandcamp · Spotify · YouTube


Video

Like Vol. 1, we collaborated with our artist friends Brandon Ahnert and Stacy Bogan to create new art and videos for the Vol. 2 tunes. The First Annual Meeting of Optimists Video Playlist has been updated HERE or you can check out the new videos below.

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 Frank Muffin AND Justice (check this out) will be joining us for some songs. Bring a friend and let’s boogie.

This event is free and open to the public. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1017139708664364/