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FUSE Fest

Thanks to everyone who came out to our show tonight at Gonzaga High School in Washington DC, a benefit concert for Haiti. We had a great time; the crowd was amazing! I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

Pictures will be up on Facebook and the website’s photo section by Tuesday.

Demos!

We made over 150 demo cds, and gave them out downtown. The CD features two tracks: Alone, (Music Video) and Carpe Noctem, a newly released track. We made demos like these before, back in July, for our show Fort Reno. They were a huge success, both times.

Power Pirate @ Velvet Lounge w/ Sarah Massey

To celebrate the birthday of Sarah Massey, Power Pirate and a serious crowd braved the snow on February 8th to rock out to the Velvet Lounge.

Emily! [pic]

A fan image from our show at the Black Cat in December.

Results from California

The results are in: Power Pirate was ranked third overall by the panel of judges, from the over 200 original submissions. Additionally, Emily won best overall guitarist, and Mike won best keyboardist. We have had a ton of fun, and are eternally grateful to everyone who made this possible: our fans, Massey Media, our schools, our friends and family, and all of the organizers of the NAMM SchoolJam program. Thank you!

Press Release: http://ownthepress.com/?p=745

We have uploaded photos on our website. Enjoy!

Photos

Power Pirate in California!

As you may have heard, Power Pirate is travelling to Anaheim, CA for the weekend to participate in the 2010 NAMM SchoolJam Battle of the Bands. We will be playing along with 9 other bands, and there are a number of prizes. One of these is the “Fan’s Choice” award, which is decided by the number of votes received via text message after the end of the show.
To support Power Pirate, you can vote UP TO FIVE TIMES from a single number.
Just send “Pirate” to 99299 between 9:00-9:30 pm EST on Saturday, January 16.
Remember, each cell phone can vote up to 5 times, so make sure to get friends and family involved. Thank you all for your constant support. 

Mike + Power Pirate

PS- for updates about the trip, you can follow me on twitter – http://twitter.com/mpgarate

I will be tweeting about news and events, and I will be uploading photos there via twitpic. 
You can also follow the official SchoolJamUsa twitter here http://twitter.com/schooljamusa

Emily's Project

Emily brought the vocal booth in to school to demonstrate how Power Pirate had recorded. Students enjoyed crawling inside and singing along to instrumental versions of songs. Many were surprised by how small and uncomfortable it was, and that the only way to get in was by crawling under a table.
The trouble of the presentation was bringing all the mattresses down a large flight of stairs! Please make a mental note to yourself that if you ever want to bring a mattress booth anywhere, make sure your destination has an elevator. 🙂

Emily's Mattress Vocal Booth

Emily's Mattress Vocal Booth

Updates and New Online T-Shirt Store!

So, as you may have noticed from the Power Pirate Twitter & Tumblr accounts, there has been a surge in Power Pirate activity in German. Yes, there is a new German Power Pirate website. There is a German press release out. And lots more. This is all thanks to a super-fan in Germany named Falko, who has been helping us with creating a plan on how to further expand our German audience and with TRANSLATIONS.

Enjoy! We’ll keep everyone posted.
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Emily Jamming

Emily Jamming Between Guitar Takes

Emily Jamming Between Guitar Takes

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