Yamaha - Liquid Blue

The Yamaha International Music Production Contest has announced their selections for semi-finalists for 2005. There were over 1000 songs entered in the contest and 45 were chosen as semi-finalists. Pretend was chosen in the rock category and Real was chosen in the category of Film Scoring/Orchestra/World. The judges included Randy Jackson (American Idol & 1000 gold albums), producer Don Davis (the Matrix, titanic), producer Justin Stanley, DJ Rap & Fourplay (Grammy Award winning jazz group). Liquid Blue was the only group to have 2 songs chosen. There are 50,000 worth of prizes to be awarded. Winner will be announced soon.

Liquid Blue has an exciting summer planned with shows in many new venues across California. Stops will include Ventura County, Temecula, Los Angeles, Douglas Arizona, La Mesa, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Santee, Pismo Beach, Carlsbad, Mammoth Lakes, Alpine, Ontario and Kansas City. In the fall the band travels to Asia once again, for two months.

UK Sounds - Liquid Blue

UK Sounds will feature Give Me Back My Heart as Song of the Day on Friday, June 24th. The track will be featured on three site in the USA, UK and Austrailia, including UKsounds, USASounds and OZSounds.

Liquid Blue has been invited to perform at the Call To Arts Festival sponsored by Artists Helping Artists on Sat, June 25th at Cal Poly Pomona. Michael Vangerov and Nikki Green will perform “unplugged” versions of If You Gotta Ask, Real and Rescue at 4:00.

Nikki Green Sings National Anthem - Liquid Blue

Nikki Green performed the Star Spangled Banner at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, June 29th. The game featured the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. the San Diego Padres. This marked the 20th time members of Liquid Blue have sung the national anthem at pro sporting events. Nikki was accompanied by the legendary Dodger organist Nancy Bea Hefley, who has been with the Dodgers since 1988.

Kelle Wardle - Liquid Blue

Liquid Blue has performed songs on stage from many of our favorite artists over the years and now a young Canadian singer is covering the Liquid Blue song, Can’t Stop It, from Supernova. The singer, Kelle Wardle, is fifteen years old and resides in Kelowna, British Columbia (population 103,000). Kelle is performing the song (among others) at shows throughout British Columbia. Kelle states “I love the message of the song, the music and it’s unique style”. Good luck Kelle!

Liquid Blue

The Liquid-Blue.com web site was viewed by 14,357 unique visitors during the month of June, the highest numbers to date. This included 12,778 “hits” for the month as well. The site is powered by www.interdat.com. Statistics provided by Webalizer.

Douglas Newspaper

An estimated crowd of 5000 showed up to witness the Liquid Blue headline performance in Douglas, Arizona for their 100th Anniversary Festival. Other acts included Atrest, New Direction, El Paisano & Tony Tee. The event was held at Veterans Memorial Park in Douglas on July 3rd. The Douglas daily newspaper featured the band on the cover of the June 30th paper.

Headlines Lake Murray’s - Liquid Blue

An estimated crowd of 7000 witnessed Liquid Blue at the Lake Murray July 4th Music Fest in San Diego, CA. The annual all-day event featured 4 live bands and fireworks. The line-up included:

1-3 pm Beyond Blue
3-5 pm Yavaze Latin Jazz
5-7 pm Ruby & The Redhots
7-9 pm Liquid Blue
9 pm Fireworks Spectacular (simulcast by KYXY 96.5)

Liquid Blue Performs Acoustic Unplugged Show - Liquid Blue

To add to an already package 2005 schedule, Liquid Blue is performing a series of “unplugged” acoustic shows. The 2 hour set includes unplugged versions of every song from the Supernova LP, as well as selected covers.