5-31-10: The Beechfields Record Label

May 30, 2010 at 11:10 am 2 comments


This weekend, The Beechfields Record Label will throw a benefit concert for leukemia research.

Label founder Mike Nestor stops by to tell Tom Hall about The Beechfields’ goals of putting out good music and building a musical community. Joining Mike are Alex Champagne from A Cat Called Cricket and David Manchester from Kadman.

The benefit is Saturday, June 5 at the Windup Space in Baltimore’s Station North arts district. Tickets are $7, and all the money goes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A Cat Called Cricket, Kadman, The Seldon Plan, Infinite Honey, and E. Joseph and the Phantom Heart are all on the bill.

Alex, Mike, and David all recorded in-studio performances for us:

Hear Alex play “Atlas,” from an upcoming A Cat Called Cricket EP:


Hear Mike play “Ezra Jack Keats” (with David on Casio accompaniment):


Hear David play…well, he doesn’t have a title — leave your suggested title for this song in our comments!


Mike is trying to use microfinance both for the label and for his research as a fellow at the National Institutes for Health. Read about it at Nature.com.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. A Cat Called Cricket » Over the Air  |  June 1, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    [...] Also, make sure to check out the songs Mike and Dave recorded at WYPR: WYPR ~ Maryland Morning Interview [...]

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  • 2. christian antalics  |  April 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    Does anyone know how to reach mike nestor or anyone else affliated with beechfields?

    Reply

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