Tag: Music History

Band Name Etymologies
October 21, 2013

Do you ever wonder how some bands come up with their band name? Here's a few explanations: ABBA-created with the first letter of each of the band members' names (Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny, and Anni), and put into a palindrome AC/DC- this acronym was seen by two band members on an electric sewing machine Anberlin-the lead singer says he wanted to name his first daughter Anberlin; he got this from a list of place he wanted to go: "and...

2013 - the year of the Band
January 2, 2013

This is a very good year to have a party.  On New Years Eve, I was reflecting on the year while the Dance Doctors were playing for a rambunctious crowd at the Montage in Deer Valley.  I thought to myself: "I don't think we've ever had so many good party bands in Utah - The Groove Merchants, The Salamanders, High Society, The Current, Jersey Street, and The Dance Doctors." The Dance Doctors on New Year's Eve at the Montage Hotel That sounds...