Running with the Vikings
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of FlashMob!? Obviously, words like "sexy" and "famous" and "well above average" pop into your head. "Marathon runners?" Yeah, but no. However, we're pretty good at entertaining people that feel inclined to run...read more
Video: After 7 years, we Rock Cancer again
Rock Cancer is this incredible, fantastic, wonderful event in Little Chute, WI, where proceeds go to help those in Wisconsin fight cancer. FlashMob! played the first three years of this event and loved every minute of it. Seven years later, we were asked to...read more
Video: Rain, rain get the #%^@ out of here!
When you play in a cover band, you have to expect the unexpected. Sometimes, thing are out of your control and change your day dramatically. We drove up to headline the Hoyt Lakes Water Carnival, got our sound check in, and the opener was playing. No rain was in the...read more
Video: Our home away from home… Okoboji!
Despite being based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, we tend to play a lot of shows in Iowa. We've done weddings, private events, festivals, played with national touring bands... mostly because of one club. Captain's Getaway. We've now played Captains well over 30...read more
How to properly request songs
There is an art to successfully requesting a song while viewing a cover band performance. Realistically, most bands have a fairly locked in set list and don't veer off that list too much. In-ear monitors make communication with the crowd that much tougher. But, if...read more
How come yer ears look all stupid and stuff?
At upcoming shows, you might find yourself wondering why we now have strange, multicolored thingies in our ears. Well, we done growns up. We are making the leap to using in-ear monitors in an effort to make our stage volume a little quieter. It will also allow us to...read more
FlashMob! featured in MSP Weddings Magazine
Well, we like to think that we're awesome. Someone told us once, so we're sticking with it. But, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine thought we were awesome enough to be included in their "The New Face of Wedding Bands" article in their latest Weddings issue. Joe Lover,...read more
FlashMob! plays Canada, ehhh?
Sure, we've played all over the midwest. Exotic locations such as Chippewa Falls (oooh!) and Des Moines (ahhh!) have become the norm for us. You can get a little jaded living this posh lifestyle. And, to make matters worse, FlashMob! has now officially gone...read more
The “Not Really a Tour” Tour
Sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll. That’s what most people think happens when a band goes on tour. Well, that may be true for major bands, but not really true for your friendly, neighborhood cover band. For FlashMob!, it’s more crappy hotel rooms, Kyle insisting on Taco...read more
Halloween in Faribault?! Umm, yes please
If you've been to a FlashMob! halloween show in the past, you know these events tend to get a little out of hand. Great music. A lot of jumping and dancing. Maybe, well, a little sip of an alcoholic beverage or seven. And, a TON of mostly naked ladies with the...read more
By the Numbers: Inside a FlashMob! Rehearsal
Rehearsal. Band practice. Senseless mockery of other people’s souls and spirits. Whatever label you want to give it, a band can only perform songs well in a live setting if they’ve gone through them together beforehand, and FlashMob! is no different. Have you ever...read more
Heading south to Fair-ree-baahhlt
I don't know how to say Faribault, and I'm ok with that. Some battles just aren't worth fighting. Regardless of pronunciation, we are going there to play some rock and maybe some roll at good ol' Grampa Al's. I think you should come,...read more