Oh My Rockness is two people: Claire and Patrick McNamara. We met over an album mix-up, dated for a few months, and then in 2004 thought it would be cool to start a website that lists (mostly) small shows and highlights up-and-coming bands. Such an obvious thing for a new couple to do together, we know!
So we did and we called the site Oh My Rockness because that name made us both laugh. Shortly after the site's launch, we got married to celebrate the accomplishment... and because of the love thing too. Claire enters the shows you see listed on the site. Patrick writes about the bands.
But since we're only two people, we also rely on the generous help of friends (you'll see them listed to the right if you look right now) to help keep things clicking. Oh My Rockness isn't big. But it's fun. So that's our story. Thanks for reading. It's also very impressive you even found this page!
Send us your show listings for consideration.
For New York City shows:
For Chicago shows:
For Los Angeles shows:
Co-Founder/ President & Publisher:
Justin Talbott, Way Mondo
David Rosenfeld (LA)
Lillian Fahey (LA)
A NOTE REGARDING PROMOS:
Please send us links to your music by email (no attachments, please). Oh My Rockness can no longer accept physical promos (CDs, DVDs, vinyl, etc.). Thank you!