Rock On: Brooker & Nelly, Boxkar in Chi-Town & Sly Joe’s Remake

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Brooker & Nelly 

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                                                                Sam Brooker

During a concert at the Meyer Theatre in Green Bay Friday night, Green Bay native and musician Sam Brooker announced that hip-hop star Nelly will be releasing a version of “Cruise.”

Cruise,” first released by country duo Florida Georgia Line, was originally conceived by writers Jesse Rice, Brian Kelley (of Florida Georgia Line) and Chase Rice.  Jesse Rice is signed to Brooker’s publishing company, Artist Revolution.  (READ FULL STORY)

“Cruise” is already a multi-platinum hit, so with Nelly in the mix, watch for this one to explode.



Boxkar in Chi-Town



Last Thursday, Appleton band Boxkar competed in the first round of the Global Hard Rock Rising 2013 competition at Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago and will be moving on to the next round on April 4.

If selected on April 4, Boxkar will represent Hard Rock Cafe Chicago and be just one of 96 bands representing Hard Rock Cafes worldwide. The winner of the Chicago competition will be announced April 22. Boxkar’s ultimate goal is to be the first band to represent Hard Rock Café Chicago all the way to the championship round in London.

For updates on the competition, visit the band’s Facebook page. Also, check out Hard Rock Rising on Facebook.

Sly Joe’s Remake

Sly  Joe & the Smooth sssOperators

                                                                  Sly Joe

Fox Valley band Sly Joe & the Smooth Operators just a released a new song; this time it’s a remake of the classic “At Last.”




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