Author Archives: Erika

Homegrown Showcase Saturday

This Saturday marks the end of this year’s ArtStop exhibit. We hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have and had a chance to stop down and check out our listening stations in the lobby of The Temple for … Continue reading

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The Tao of “Like”: How to get more people to like your band’s Facebook page

It’s one of the hardest things to do when it comes to managing a band on Facebook. The “Like” button can make or break you when it comes to snagging gigs and your group’s overall social outreach. We’ve all grown … Continue reading

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Sharing on Facebook

We’ve been hard at work making the site more beneficial for bands and listeners. Our newest feature? Sharing what you’re listening to with your friends on Facebook. Once you’re signed in and listening to a song, click on the band … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity Benefit Concert

Tomorrow (Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012) we’ll be helping out with Deacon’s Day VI: A Benefit Super-Concert and Jam for Habitat for Humanity at People’s Court in downtown Des Moines, IA. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts … Continue reading

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Meet Erika

She’s an avid hedgehog enthusiast and a Wisconsin native. And she’s joined the Locusic team. A supporter and fan of local music, Erika works on recruiting musicians to get their music on Locusic, blogging, helping out at Locusic events, and … Continue reading

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Join the Team!

We’re looking for band recruitment volunteers and interns. Get involved in making Locusic even bigger and better than it is now! Contact Jake Kerber at if you’re interested.

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We Know Where You Are…

But really, we do. We’ve been hard at work fixing up the geolocation abilities of the website. Now when you sign on, we’ll find your location (with your permission) and give you all of the local music we have for … Continue reading

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Where We’ve Been

Last weekend hosted a few local music events. If you missed them, we went for you. Saturday at the Vaudeville Mews was a must-go. A 27th birthday party (Aslandaganza 5) for booking agent Ladd Askland drew in tons of people … Continue reading

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