DECEMBER : We're official - we've got a website ! ! ! Stay tuned as the site gets built.
MARCH : BLUEANIMAL played their first full band show with Jarrod Moore (Tulsa, OK) on lead guitar and Ryan Wright (Delray Beach, FL) on drums - at the last night of operation of an iconic Orlando watering hole, the Copper Rocket.
APRIL : Is it true ?? The Copper Rocket has been purchased and may be opening back up ?? Stay tuned for more details.
APRIL 11th : Luke and Matt are excited to have had the opportunity to do a short acoustic set, opening for Johnny Hickman of Cracker as part of his "Spring Break for Grown Ups" House Tour Series on April 11th in Orlando FL !!! Johnny was also gracious enough to allow us to support him on several songs during his last set, an opportunity for which we are eternally grateful !!
MAY : BLUEANIMAL will be in the studio May 4-9 recording their debut album !!
JULY: We have decided to name our upcoming record HIPPIES AND BEAUTY QUEENS. We are hoping for a release by the end of August - keep your fingers crossed.
OCTOBER: Our song, Dark Places, will play on WJRR FM 101.1 Orlando's Native Noise tonight, Oct 4th !! We're excited !!
OCTOBER: Luke will be doing an on air interview Thursday October 15th on WKKBS 92.7FM in Guymon OK - tune in at 8 AM local time and check it out ! ! !
MARCH: Luke and Matt have been working hard with Ry Kovacevich (lead guitar) and Aaron Gandia (drums and percussion) on a whole bunch of new songs for our 2nd record. Keep your eyes peeled for shows around town.
APRIL: We were thrilled to be part of Timstock, and had the opportunity to open for Matt's favorite band Cracker.
JULY: Blueanimal continues to write and record demos for the 2nd record. We plan on getting into the studio in early 2017 to record our second batch of songs, and are quite excited for what we have been putting together.
MARCH: Studio time has been reserved for May to lay down the rhythm section of our new album Sea Level Blues, plus another batch of songs that came together with a vibe of its own - YES - 2 disks ! ! ! We hope for a release sometime this fall. Stay tuned.
MAY: The band has been in the studio all week laying down the rhythm section for our next project. We've got some great material that we are sure you are going to enjoy ! ! !
AUGUST: We are excited to have been chosen to play at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Art's Alex and Jim Pugh Theater. It is the Amp'd series, sponsored by Orlando Health - created to support professional and artistic growth of Orlando's own music community. March 26th 2018 - Details to follow - AND we continue to work on our new songs - laying down vocals and keys this week at Ry's Earthtone Studios in Casselberry FL. Slow process indeed - but one that will in the end be worth the wait for sure ! ! !
OCTOBER: Ticket and other info available for the Amp'd series at Dr. Phillips Center