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STARK Fall 2009 Press Release

Posted on September 26, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW YORK CITY (September 1, 2009) – STARK TO PERFORM AT THE STUDIO AT WEBSTER HALL FOR THE 2009 M.E.A.N.Y.Fest AND LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE/WICKED COOL RECORDS SHOWCASE STARK will play October 2, 2009 at 10pm for GNYC-TV’s M.E.A.N.Y.Fest in New York City. STARK will join London Egg, The Grip Weeds, and Frank Shaftbottom on the stage at New York’s hot 300-seat venue, The Studio at Webster Hall as part of a Wicked Cool Records showcase. STARK’s Lani Ford says “We definitely are grateful to GNYC-TV, Genya Ravan and London Egg for inviting us to be a part of this year’s festival and showcase. We’ve heard great things about the venue and are excited to rock the house!” STARK’s Joe Hogan and Lani Ford just returned from Nashville where the two played six acoustic duo showcases as part of the Indiegrrl in the Arts Conference and Showcase. Lani Ford will return to the UK in November to play some acoustic shows with Sylvie T from Lilith’s Army and Lani will guest host on the radio show Rew & Who December 23rd. In the summer of 2009, STARK also played the Girls Rock and Girls Rule Showcase at Hank's Saloon in Brooklyn, New York and Make Music New York for the 3rd year in a row. This year, the whole band was featured on the Punk Island stage 11 at Governor’s Island during a day of free music throughout the whole city. Lani Ford, a multi ASCAP Plus award winner and Daisy Rock Guitars endorsed artist, was a featured Triple R Girl for June on www.rockandrollreport.com. STARK’s music video for the song “OH NO!” (directed by Joe Covino of East Village Studios and shot in Coney Island, New York and at Arlene’s Grocery in NYC) will be featured at The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival as well as the Royal Flush Film Festival, both in New York City, in October 2009. STARK’s latest CD Put It To Your Head has been receiving great press and radio all over the world since it’s release in January 2008. STARK will release a third album of nine songs, Race To The Floor, this fall. Check out the official website www.starknyc.com or www.myspace.com/stark. STARK Booking and Info: Kicking and Screaming Music /Lani Ford starknyc@hotmail.com Put It To Your Head is available at www.cdbaby.com/cd/laniford. The Curse at www.cdbaby.com/cd/starknyc.