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“Last Night” the #1 Song on Sirius XM Faction This Week!

     

Named on 2011’s MTV.com’s “100 Bands to Watch List”

 

Watch Ballyhoo!’s  Music Video  for “Last Night”

 

Baltimore, MD – October 8, 2012  – The numbers are in – the reggae/rock band  Ballyhoo!‘s single,  “Last Night”  is the #1 song on  SiriusXM Faction  this week. The song has received almost 500 plays to date – this week beating out new tracks from  The Offspring,  The  Gaslight Anthem  and  NOFX, to name a few. “Last Night” is off the band’s 2011 album  Daydreams, which debuted at  #1 on the iTunes Reggae Charts.

Ballyhoo! kicked-off the summer with a bang, performing on  311’s Five-Day Caribbean Cruise  and at  Bamboozle Festival, with headliners the Foo Fighters and Bon Jovi. They went on to play the full  Vans Warped Tour  and just finished up a national tour with  Tribal Seeds.

The band has been gaining momentum since signing with  LAW Records  for their Fall 2011 album,  Daydreams, which debuted at  #1 on the iTunes Reggae Charts  and  #4 on Amazon.  MTV.com  predicted that Ballyhoo! would be a band to watch this year, and this foursome has certainly been living up to the hype.

Ballyhoo! has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in rock and reggae including  311,  Slightly Stoopid,  The Dirty Heads, Pepper,  Authority Zero,  Toots & The Maytals  and  Matisyahu.

 

Lead singer/guitarist  Howi Spangler  has a reputation for mixing slick lyrics with his smooth but powerful voice and drummer  Donald “Big D” Spangler  lays out the hard-hitting beats, which are underlined by  JR Gregory’s  funky and witty bass lines.  Scott Vandrey (aka DJ Blaze)  rounds it out on the turntables and keys.

 

Ballyhoo!’s relaxed sound mixed with the band’s energetic performance style has been gaining a reputation on the national rock radio scene as well. Highlights of Ballyhoo!’s summer radio play include 100+ spins per week on  Radio 104.5 Philadelphia,    Star 101.9 Honolulu, WARQ Columbia, KUCD Honolulu, KRAB Bakersfield, WSUN Tampa, WEND Charlotte, WRKN New Orleans  and on syndicated rock giant,  Sirius Faction.

 

Please head to  www.ballyhoorocks.com  for more updates.

 

Check out more on Ballyhoo! here:

http://www.Facebook.com/Ballyhoo

http://www.Twitter.com/Ballyhoo_MD

http://www.BallyhooRocks.com

http://www.myspace.com/Ballyhoo

Instagram: @Ballyhooagram

 

Fall Tour Dates:

Oct 13             The Republik                                         Honolulu, HI

Oct 26             6th Annual Halloween Bash               Baltimore, MD

Nov 1        Hard Rock Café                                     Pittsburgh, PA

Nov 2        Ninos                                                      Findlay, OH

Nov 3        The Depot                                              York, PA

Nov 7        Ollie’s Point                                           Amityville, NY

Nov 8        The Outer Space                                    Hamden, CT

Nov 9        Maxwell’s                                              Hoboken, NJ

Nov 10         The Note                                                 West Chester, PA

Nov 16         Looney’s Pub                                         College Park, MD

Nov 21         The Greene Turtle                                 Aberdeen, MD

Dec 27      Looney’s Pub                                        College Park, MD

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