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09/13/2016 - We here at ARP of the Covenant are playing a show at the Cornerstone in Galena, IL, at 8:00PM on September 17th (Saturday), 2016. We are excited to be playing after a bit of a hiatus, and we are excited that the website is receiving another update. Please stop by and listen if you can.
08/10/2013 - We here at ARP of the Covenant appreciate your patience regarding the lack of updates to our website. We are happy to announce that we have updated the website. We are also happy to inform you that we are playing at the Frequency in Madison, WI on August 24th. We will be headlining the show, and we are unsure of our specific starting-time. Therefore, we here at ARP of the Covenant encourage all of you to frequent the Frequency at the start of the music-playing on that evening - Saturday, August 24th, 2013. Buttonhoof and Acoustic Guillotine will also be playing, and we here at ARP of the Covenant believe that you should hear their respective sets of music. The show on Saturday, August, 24th at the Frequency in Madison, WI begins at 10pm.
01/05/2012 - We here at ARP of the Covenant have updated the website.
07/14/2010 - We here at ARP of the Covenant are proud to announce that we are playing a show at The Frequency on August 7, 2010. More information is available on our CALENDAR page. We here at ARP of the Covenant would also like to announce the availability of three high-quality tracks from our newly released "Robot Western" album, located in the DROP ZONE section of our website.
10/03/2009 - We here at ARP of the Covenant are proud to announce the release of our new "Robot Western" album. We will be playing a CD Release party in honor of the completion of our new "Robot Western" album at The Frequency on October 10th, 2009. More information about this show is available on our CALENDAR page.
03/28/2009 - ARP of the Covenant headed into the studio last week and recorded "Robot Western", the second official album. We're currently in the process of evaluating the content and will be assembling, mixing, producing and releasing the album sometime this spring/summer/fall/winter. We will be putting new material in the DROP ZONE section of our website as we go. Stay tuned.
02/09/2009 - ARP of the Covenant is heading into the studio next month to record "Robot Western", the second official album. Some samples of the upcoming "Robot Western" album are available in our DROP ZONE. In addition, ARP of the Covenant will be performing the upcoming "Robot Western" album in its entirety at our favorite Dubuque tavern, Isabella's. More information on our performance of the "Robot Western" album at Isabella's is available on our CALENDAR page.
09/27/2007 - After a long hiatus, ARP of the Covenant will be performing at Isabella's in Dubuque, IA on November 10, 2007. More information is available on our CALENDAR page.
04/09/2007 - ARP of the Covenant continues to play gigs around the Minneapolis, Madison and Dubuque areas. Because of which, we have been getting some notice from the press, and we have posted a number of new reviews to the PRESS section of our site. Thanks to all for listening and writing.
04/09/2007 - Our FORUM section has been temporarily disabled, but we hope to have it back up and running soon. Those of you who had registered in the past will have to register again. We at ARP of the Covenant apologize for the inconvenience.
10/22/2006 - We are now a member of the My Space community, thanks to our drummer, Nick Zielinski. We have lots of friends and encourage more. Go here to check it out.
09/22/2006 - Madison, WI has opened its doors to us, and our first gig in this new home-town for Brad and Mark (not Nick... yet...) will be at the Cafe Montmartre on September 26th. Stephanie Rearick will be opening the show with a solo performance starting at 8pm. This event is a benefit concert for CUT: Teens and Self-Injury, a documentary by Wendy Schneider, and the cover will be $5. More information on the show and the film can be found here.
05/15/2006 - We have a new forum section available... just thought the web needed another one. Find it here. Another site change: we've moved our contact information to the bottom of our newly-added PRESS page. Lastly, we've added some gigs to our summer calendar. More information on our schedule can be found here.
03/18/2006 - Check out the new information on the PRESS page. Downloads, Reviews and more, and for your convenience all on one easy access location. We hope you dig it.
02/23/2006 - The album is finished, officially. The official CD Release Party will be coming soon. We are officially very happy, and we hope you are, too.
02/20/2006 - The website has had a major overhaul to reflect the excellent artwork on the album sleeve, designed by Shanan Galligan. As the insert text indicates, you'd be lucky to get him to design your sleeve. If you'd like to know more about Shanan, or his amazing design skillz, check out On Design Studios.
11/21/2005 - The CDs are in, and the artwork isn't far behind. We should have some pre-release CDs for sale at our upcoming December 3rd show at Chad's new club: Isabella's.
10/07/2005 - ARP of the Covenant is featured in the October issue of
Jazziz magazine. Several groups from select universities across the country have submitted material
to Jazziz magazine's October issue, featuring an article about contemporary jazz and improvisation
education. An excerpt of ARP of the Covenant's live performance of Nick Zielinski's composition entitled
"Mr. Li Poses with his American Birthday Cake" was chosen to appear on the accompanying CD, and a
write-up of the group is featured in the magazine itself. Previews of the write-ups for each group
can be found here.
06/15/2005 - The album, yet to be named, is in its final stages of completion, with the imminent mixdown of five tunes just recently recorded. Stay tuned for more detailed release information.
05-14-2005 - Our mini Midwest tour was very nice, and many thanks to those who listened to our music and liked it. For those who didn't like it, thanks for keeping your opinions to yourselves. We thank all of the folks that came to hear us and our peers, and we hope you'll come out to hear us next time. Thanks for noticing that each sentence in this paragraph has the word "thank" in it. Finally, a big thank you to Chad Whitthoeft of Rock is Dead Records fame for opening our Dubuque show with some genius improvisation and composed music.
04/05/2005 - We are planning a short tour through the Midwest in May of 2005, so if you live in the Midwest and are close to Minneapolis, MN, Iowa City, IA, Madison, WI, or Detroit, MI, please stop by and see us. If you don't live near these cities, stop by anyway. Further details will be posted on our CALENDAR page as they are finalized.
04/05/2005 - Audio clips are now available on our DROP ZONE page. Download at your discretion. Different audio files will be posted periodically.