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A rockin' version of musical chairs

Event mixes and matches local players, hoping for new sounds, friendships

Michael Epstein, Sophia Cacciola (center), and Ashley Willard are the organizers behind One Night Band at the Middle East tomorrow. Michael Epstein, Sophia Cacciola (center), and Ashley Willard are the organizers behind One Night Band at the Middle East tomorrow. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff)
By Adam Conner-Simons
Globe Correspondent / August 28, 2009

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Forty local rockers wake up, bleary-eyed, at the decidedly nonrocking hour of 10 a.m. on a Saturday. Randomly thrown into eight separate bands with complete strangers, each group is ordered to write three original compositions and rehearse one cover song - in under 10 hours. After the songwriting sprint, the newly formed bands are asked to perform their 20-minute set ... (Full article: 768 words)

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