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Summer Camp w/ The Parson Redheads, The Henry Clay People & Film School @ Little Radio, 7/6/08

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Yesterday, Little Radio's Summer Camp series Downtown continued with performances from local bands The Parson Redheads (MySpace), The Henry Clay People (MySpace), and Film School (MySpace).

This was a rather memorable appearance for The Henry Clay People for several reasons:

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  • It was their first show at Little Radio.
  • It was guitarist Andy Ciara's birthday.
  • Frontman Joey Ciara vowed to put more people onstage than The Parson Redheads -- whose bandmember count can approach The Polyphonic Spree -- hence the support of frequent Henry Clay People collaborators I Make This Sound (MySpace) and Le Switch (MySpace), as well as friends, fans, and even a Parson Redhead -- which prompted to Ciara ask the audience, "Does having a Parson Redhead count?" -- towards the end of their set, which culiminated with a rousing cover of Neil Young's "Rockin' In The Free World".
  • Several Henry Clay People bandmembers wound up inadvertantly tipping over the outdoor waterslide while on it, a Little Radio first.

Among those in attendance were bandmembers from The Movies (MySpace) -- with frontman Timothy James doubling as soundman, Radars To The Sky (MySpace), The Pity Party (MySpace), and Xu Xu Fang (MySpace), as well as local music bloggers Mouse from Classical Geek Theatre, Duke from You Set The Scene, and Kevin Bronson.