Ballyhoo's “Cali Girl”: A Little Bit Reggae, A Little Bit Punk, A ...
Ballyhoo!'s “Cali Girl” is a song best played around a bonfire in July, or around a fireplace in February…heck Rock Band fans will want to play this.
Ballyhoo! + MOJO at Jammin' Java (Vienna) on 6 Feb 2010 – Last.fm
Ballyhoo! formed in their early high school years in the of summer 1995. Hailing from the small Maryland town of Aberdeen, the band has crafted a sound all their own, mixing pop, rock, reggae and punk rock. With three albums released, ...
Ballyhoo! to rock at Scarlet and Gray Cafe
Howard “Howi” Spangler first heard the word “ballyhoo” when he was 13, and he didn’t know what it meant. He and his younger brother Donald were with some friends brainstorming names for the band they had recently formed.
“One of our friends was just goofing off and came up with that,” he said. “And I was just like, ‘What the hell does that even mean?’ It took me awhile to remember it and then finally I looked it up. I stuck an exclamation at the end of it. It was big and colorful in my mind, and our band and music is big and colorful. And the name just stuck.” [Read More...]