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Rock Bottom Brewery’s Barbers Hop: Beer Infused With Harmony – Food Republic

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FOOD REPUBLIC, a leading food and beer blog, has featured Rock Bottom Brewery's 2016 barbershop convention brew in a story by Barbershopper Chris Buirley (lead, The Regulars; president, The Alliance.) "Ah, the dulcet tones of a barbershop quartet. Think about it: When was the last time you lost yourself in a good old-fashioned rendition of “Good-bye, My Coney Island Baby?” And come to think of ...
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What Killed the Jingle? – The Atlantic

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An interesting reference to barbershop appears this week in The Atlantic:  "Though there is some debate, credit for the first commercial jingle usually goes to a Wheaties spot in 1926. The company that made Wheaties, the Minnesota-based Washburn Crosby (the predecessor of General Mills), tried to resurrect the flagging cereal on the radio with a song from a local barbershop quartet. It went like ...
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Ambassadors’ Acappellooza Summer camp in the spotlight | KSDK.com

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Hometown coverage of world champions Ambassadors of Harmony focuses on its "other" major win this summer: service to dozens of young singers attending Acappelloooza Summer. This story has it all: happy kids discovering barbershop, a message of harmony among people from diverse backgrounds, and sure, championship singing by the Ambassadors. It is truly what we are all about.  Local chorus is wi...
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Kiwi barbershop chorus impress America with funk and haka combo | Stuff.co.nz

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Nice to see coverage worldwide from our convention!  A Kiwi barbershop chorus scored a hit at a US competition when they dropped a haka in the middle of their performance.Wellington-based chorus Vocal FX were named the sixth best barbershop chorus in the world at the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2016 International Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. via Kiwi barbershop chorus impress America...
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New issue of PRESERVATION now available online

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The July issue of award-winning barbershop history magazine, PRESERVATION, is now online and available for FREE. (Click here to download and enjoy.) http://www.barbershop.org/about-us/history-of-barbershop/preservation/ Says editor Grady Kerr: This issue is the second in our new series, The Lost Quartets. You don’t have to win the gold to be a GREAT quartet in our Society. There have been som...
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ENCORE: The Standard in Live Entertainment News

Society CEO Marty Monson was featured in a music industry publication. Deep dive into our mission! Talk to me about the joy of turning a young person on to music. The gift of music is an incredible gift. It really is. It’s something that will live for a lifetime, although they may come in and out of being able to actively participate. But it’s core in discovery. You can see it. You can see i...
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Crossroads to appear on NPR Music’s Facebook Live channel this Friday

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Tune In: Leading quartet ambassadors Crossroads will appear on NPR Music Facebook Live this Friday, July 8 at approximately 11 AM CDT as a part of Barbershop Harmony Society's International Convention, a preview of their involvement in A Better World Singing Day this Saturday, July 9 in Nashville. The Saturday event, free to middle Tennessee residents, includes  concerts, education and family fun...
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