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STARK showcase at MMC 13 and more!

Posted on January 24, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW YORK CITY (January 23, 2009) – STARK has been selected to showcase at the Millennium Music Conference 13 in Harrisburg, PA. MMC 13 will take place February 12-15 2009 in and around the Harrisburg area at the Radisson Penn Hotel and various venues. STARK will play a short acoustic set at the trade show Saturday February 14th in the afternoon on the PA Musician stage and a full rock set at Rumor’s in Enola that night at 11pm which is open to the pubic. On the way, STARK will stop in South Philly to play the Diner for an all-ages show Friday the 13th of February. On Friday, December 19, 2008, STARK taped an episode of “The Rhythms of New York” – the television series that examines the unique musical scene that helps make NYC the “Media Capital” of the world. The episode will be aired during January and February 2009. The exact airdates will be announced on the website www.rhythmsofny.com. STARK performed three songs: “Oh-No”, “On The Edge” and “Co-Dependent”. Additionally, interviews were conducted with Lani, Joe and Eric. STARK just released a 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. STARK’s latest CD Put It To Your Head is receiving great press and radio with recent reviews in Big Takeover Magazine, Music Connection and Jersey Beat and recent play on Roots Rock Radio, Women's Radio Review, 'nette Radio, Radio Gets Wild (UK), Off the Chart Radio (UK), Radio Crystal Blue, Indie 104, KKUP (CA), WUSB (NY), Portland's WMPG, WXDU (NC), La Radio de l’Université de Bruxelles and Planeté Indie in Belgium, Survivor Radio Café, Yellow Beat Radio in Chiba Japan, Cracklin’ Radio and LG73 (http://www.lg73.com) in Canada, HussiesKunk Radio (OH), Homegrown Radio (NJ), Old School Radio (PA), Westside Will Radio and Ison Radio Network in Australia. STARK recently played live and were interviewed on the Upper Room with Joe Kelley show on WVOF at Fairfield University in Connecticut. They were also interviewed in December 2008 on Artist First Radio Network, did a live interview and performance on WTSR last summer and were interviewed live on Total Rock Radio in the UK last March while on tour. You can still pick up the Women of Rock compilation CD featuring STARK’s song “OH NO!” on Apple iTunes. STARK’s song “On the Edge” and a live performance will be featured in the new short indie film Kombat Twister. STARK is currently recording a third new album, Relentless to be released after April 1st. STARK plays at Rehab 25 Avenue B between 2nd and 3rd Streets in New York City Saturday January 31, 2009 with Knife Fight at 8pm, Grande at 9pm, STARK at 10pm sharp! Check out the official website www.starknyc.com or www.myspace.com/stark. STARK Booking and Info Kicking and Screaming Music /Lani Ford Put It To Your Head is available at www.digstation.com/stark and www.cdbaby.com/cd/laniford. The Curse at www.cdbaby.com/cd/starknyc.