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Amplify!! 2008 showcase schedule

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The Deadly Seven play Beauty Bar on Aug. 7.

Downtown Las Vegas will be rocking to an independent beat this week as Amplify!! Independent Music Conference sets up shop at seven local venues. The four-day conference filled with panels with industry pros during daylight hours and live music showcases at night, features locals bands like Lydia Vance, The Deadly Seven and Aurora Falls as well as national acts like Hawthorne Heights and yes, the man who kills your brain like a poisonous mushroom, Vanilla Ice. If that isn't reason enough to check out Amplify!!, the incredible variety of bands on the schedule below should do it.

Tickets good for all nights and stages $15 in advance, $20 day of show.

Tuesday, August 5
Kick Off concert @ Jillians
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – TBA
7:35 p.m. – 7:55 p.m. – TBA
8:10 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. – Heavy Mojo
9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Dirty Heads
9:45 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Big B
Wednesday, August 6
Aurora Falls, Slow to Surface and Siamese Graffiti @ Canyon Club

Audio Clips

Aurora Falls

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    Beauty is Spontaneous
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    Let the Organ Play
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    Pick Me Apart

More on Aurora Falls

6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – Omegarilla
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Siamese Graffiti
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Pillsplitter
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Colporter
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – The Asphalt
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Aurora Falls
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Todd Kerns
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Idle Red
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Ra(z)ner
11:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. – Slow to Surface
Hawthorne Heights, Ministry of Love and Red Hot Radio @ Jillian’s
Searchlight plays Wednesday, July 6th at Jillian's.

Searchlight plays Wednesday, July 6th at Jillian's.

6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – Ministry of Love
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Wayward
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Amarionette
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Think
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Red Hot Radio
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – A Dull Science
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Serene
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Searchlight
10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. – Hawthorne Heights
Theory of Flight, Kil Jaden, Lips Like Morphine @ Celebrity Theater (BADiDEA Stage)

Local band Onara likes silhouettes and long walks on the beach.

Audio Clips

Theory of Flight

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    Burn On
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    Can't You See
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    Goodbye Tonight
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    Maybe in This World
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    Next to You
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    One Last Call
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    Sinister

More on Theory of Flight

7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Betting on Tomorrow
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Kil Jaden
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Onara
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Sinphonics
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Old Man’s Syndrome
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Otto’s Daughter
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – One Ton Project
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Outlett
11:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. – Inverse
11:30 p.m. – 11:50 p.m. – Theory of Flight
12:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. – Lips Like Morphine
A Penny for Jane, Indulge and Hang Em High @ Icehouse Lounge
A Penny for Jane has somehow managed to release its first EP, open for Paolo Nutini, Lifehouse and Colbie Caillat and music featured on <em>Smallville</em> and <em>America's Next Top Model</em> all in just over a year.

A Penny for Jane has somehow managed to release its first EP, open for Paolo Nutini, Lifehouse and Colbie Caillat and music featured on Smallville and America's Next Top Model all in just over a year.

7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – The LatchKey Kidz
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Here She Lies
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Someday Broken
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Boldtype
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Divide the Day
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Hang Em High
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Left Standing
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Classic Addict
11:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. – Indulge (MDV Showcase)
11:30 p.m. – 11:50 p.m. – A Penny for Jane (MDV Showcase)
Losing Tomorrow, Sex Pop Suicide and Lydia Vance @ Jillian’s Hi-Life
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Passed Judgement
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Authmentis
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Losing Tomorrow
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Aulta
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Sex Pop Suicide
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Lydia Vance
Random Eye, Bagg of Noize and Torche @ Beauty Bar
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Narayan
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – The Living Suns
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Random Eye
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Super Martian Robots
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – London Metal Exchange
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Anthem
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Bagg of Noize
11:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. – Torche
Redstone Hall @ Neonopolis
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Stex Jabba
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Weston Buck
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Peech
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – The Frail
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Redstone Hall
Darren Michaels @ Brass Lounge

Listen to tracks from Darren Michaels on his band profile.

8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Yesteryear
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – The Ivy Lines
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Eric David
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Radiobox
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Darren Michaels
Thursday, August 7:
Stargasm, Electric Valentine and Amplify 2007 winners Ultraviolet Sound
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Almost Normal
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Ninefinger
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Plan B
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Castles in Spain
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Lick
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Yesterday’s Heros
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Stargasm
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Desillusion
11:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. – Electric Valentine
11:45 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. – Ultraviolet Sound (Amplify 2007 winners)
Par~A~Digm, RnR and Big Beat Battalion @ Canyon Club
6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – Dead Element
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Par~A~Digm
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Verse
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Shotgun Radio
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Mic Danja
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Shysty
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – RnR
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – The Bad Apples
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Conjob
11:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. – Big Beat Battalion

Fallen Vegas plays Thursday, August 7 at Jillian's.

Audio Clips

Strikt 9

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    Frozen Fist of Hate
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    Slow Burn
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    Waste of Skin

More on Strikt 9

Fallen Vegas, Shatterance and Strikt-9 @ Jillian’s
6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – The Second Chariot
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – 15 North
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Fallen Vegas
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Calibra
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – When All Light Dies
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Spun in Darkness
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Unset
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Shatterance
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – Strikt-9
The Deadly Seven, The Stript and Vains of Jenna @ Beauty Bar
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – Moscow
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Dancing with Aspirin
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Black Army
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Crossing Sarnoff
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – The Trademark
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Candygram for Mongo
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – The Ku
10:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. – The Deadly Seven
11:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. – The Stript
11:30 p.m. – 12:15 a.m. – Vains of Jenna
Lidine and The Lady & The Tiger (TLTT) @ Jillian’s Hi-Life
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Lidine
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Last Action Hero
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Suffocate the Creep
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Sky Diamond City
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – A Pacific Romance
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – The Lady & The Tiger (TLTT)
Menores and We Are the Arsenal @ Neonopolis
7:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. – Menores
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Deejer
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Neverwonder
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Un:Armed
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – We Are the Arsenal
Leo Starwind & the Raft @ Brass Lounge
8:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. – Apple Nasty
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. – Chum
9:00 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. – Olio
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. – Corday
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Leo Starwind & The Raft
Vanilla Ice @ Celebrity Theater BADiDEA Stage (TQ Management Showcase)
6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – Matt Brodeur
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. – A Bird A Sparrow
7:35 p.m. – 7:55 p.m. – Steve Victory
8:10 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Wake Hollywood
8:45 p.m. – 9:05 p.m. – Kristen Mari
9:20 p.m. – 9:40 p.m. – Young and Divine
10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. – Killing Caroline
10:35 p.m. – 10:55 p.m. – Marcos Hernandez
11:10 p.m. – 11:35 p.m. – Sleepstar
11:50 p.m. – 12:35 a.m. – Vanilla Ice
Friday, August 8:
Best of Show finale featuring I Hate Kate @ Jillian’s
Line up TBA
10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – I Hate Kate
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