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Mission Of Burma Day in Boston October 4th – Free show at MIT + The Battle for Burma

September 18th, 2009 at 5:00 pm by Hector
poster by Brian Kelly

poster by Brian Kelly

I’d like to think that by now you’re all aware that Mission Of Burma’s new album, The Sound The Speed The Light, is coming out on October 6th (and is available for pre-order here). What I can tell you now is that the trio of Clint Conley, Roger Miller & Peter Prescott will be playing a free, all-ages outdoor show on the East Campus Courtyard of MIT just two days earlier, at 2pm on Sunday, October 4th.

Not only is this an unprecedented celebration of Mission Of Burma in their hometown, it’s also an opportunity for YOU (or maybe one of your friends if you’re not musically-inclined) to open for one of the greatest bands of all time. That’s right, it’s the Battle For Burma, an online battle of the bands where your band can vie for an opening slot at this very special show. To submit your band, click on this image below and upload a video of yourselves performing:

The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 25, and the winner will be hand-picked by Mission Of Burma. Contest is open to ANY band, as long as you’re cool with playing for free.

More details to come, but for now, mark your calendars, because October 4th is going to be an unusually great day at MIT.

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3 Responses to “Mission Of Burma Day in Boston October 4th – Free show at MIT + The Battle for Burma”

  1. Matt Says:

    I’m planning on driving out from western mass for this, but am getting nervous about the metric ton of rain that is supposed to be coming, is there any way to know what will or won’t be happening if it pours that day?

  2. Keri Says:

    The show’s rain or shine. WOOOOO

  3. Generoso Fierro Says:

    DOORS ARE AT 2:30PM PLEASE INDICATE THIS ON THE WEBSITE. TAKE PUBLIC TRANSIT AS THERE IS NO PARKING ON CAMPUS, NO BAGS OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED IN THE COURTYARD. LET’S ALL BE GOOD WITH THIS AND HAVE FUN.