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START THE BEAT with Sikes

Brian Howe AKA Sikes is a Alternative Hip-Hop artist & producer from Pittsburgh, PA who is known locally for his work in various musical projects and other artistic endeavors. He also hosts START THE BEAT which is a podcast highlighting conversations between himself and all sorts of different jerks. Musicians, artists, comedians and all other types of screw-ups & undesirables. In other words... Some of the best people you'll ever meet in your life. Start The Beat with Sikes is part of the Epicast network.
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May 31, 2016
Start The Beat 088: CHRIS BOLES

For the 88th episode, I sat down with local artist and founder of Red Fish Bowl, Chris Boles for a talk about his role in the community as a artist, manager, musician, promoter & more! Sit back, relax and lets START THE BEAT! 



LINKS RELATED TO THISCONVERSATION:

WEBSITE: www.redfishbowl.com
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/redfishbowl
TWITTER: @REDFISHBOWLart
INSTAGRAM: @redfishbowl

CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON THE LAYER CAKE FESTIVAL JUNE 3-4
CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON THE SOUTH SIDE ART CRAWL JUNE 18
 

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes

START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.
www.epicastnetwork.com

May 24, 2016
Start The Beat 087: HOLLYHOOD

For the 87th episode, I sat down with local artist and founder of Local 412, Amber aka HollyHood for a talk about her role in the community as an emcee, promoter, visual artist, college professor, mother & more! Sit back, relax and lets START THE BEAT! 


HollyHood is one of the 170+ artists performing at this years LAYER CAKE FESTIVAL which you can learn all about at http://layercakefest.com/


LINKS RELATED TO THISCONVERSATION:

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/hollyhood156
TWITTER: @hollyhood156
INSTAGRAM: @hollyhood156
LOCAL 412: www.facebook.com/local412pgh
PROM DO-OVER 2016: https://www.facebook.com/events/557283784445518/
PMS VOL. 4 ALL FEMALE SHOWCASE: https://www.facebook.com/events/268978780101348/

 

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes

START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.
www.epicast.tv

May 17, 2016
Start The Beat 086: BYRON NASH

For the 86th episode I sat down with Pittsburgh-based guitarist/songwriter Byron Nash for a talk about his come up as a musician, his influences and his experiences navigating through day to day life as an independent artist, father and 110% bonafide jack of all trades. Sit back, relax and lets START THE BEAT! 



Catch BYRON NASH & PLAN B LIVE at KAYAFEST, Sunday, May, 29th, 6p.m.-8p.m. IT'S FREE!!! More details at www.bigburrito.com/kaya/fest/


LINKS RELATED TO THISCONVERSATION:

WEBSITE: www.byronnash.com
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/Byron-Nashguitarist
TWITTER: @nastynash412
INSTAGRAM: @bnastynash

Solo Photo by: @summerbabe3 FX: @bnastynash
Photo from Living Colour concert by: @248inthe412

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes

START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.
www.epicast.tv

May 10, 2016
Start The Beat 085: BAD CUSTER

For the 85th episode, I sat down with Mike, Phil and Jesse from Pittsburgh based rock band Bad Custer for a talk about their rad band and the local scene. Awesome dudes. Awesome conversation! Sit back, relax and lets START THE BEAT! 

Bad Custer are one of the 170+ bands performing at this years LAYER CAKE FESTIVAL which you can learn all about at http://layercakefest.com/


LINKS RELATED TO THISCONVERSATION:

WEBSITE: www.badcuster.com
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/badcustermusic
TWITTER: @badcuster
INSTAGRAM: @badcuster

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes

START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ON ITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.
www.epicast.tv

May 3, 2016
Start The Beat 084: FRAMEWORK MUSIC & ARTS FEST

For the 84th episode, I sat down with Adam & Max from the band Nevada Color along with Jared& Dan from the band Emerson Jay to talk about the upcomingFramework Music & Arts Festival. In its first year, FrameworkMusic & Arts Festival presented by 91.3 WYEP is a Pittsburgh based festival with the goal of bringing together upcoming bands,DJs, photographers, videographers, and other artists for a one night music and arts festival showcasing Pittsburgh’s up and coming artists. Sit back, relax and lets START THE BEAT! 

The Framework Music andArts Festival is happening on Saturday, May 7th 2016at the RE360 Warehouse in Pittsburgh, PA. For more details on thisevent and to see the full artist lineup CLICKHERE!


LINKS RELATED TO THISCONVERSATION:

www.facebook.com/frameworkfestival
www.facebook.com/emersonjaylive
www.facebook.com/NevadaColorMusic

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SIKES TWITTER: twitter.com/therealsikes
SIKES INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/therealsikes
SIKES FACEBOOK: facebook.com/therealsikes

START THE BEAT FACEBOOK: facebook.com/startthebeatpodcast
RATE & REVIEW ONITUNES: http://apple.co/1MXMNSG

www.therealsikes.com

Start The Beat is part of the Epicast family.
www.epicastnetwork.com

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