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Year One in the Books

Happy First Year Anniversary, StreetJelly!

Jellypalooza Cake…and what a year it has been.  StreetJelly.com is a year old now.  We’ve come a long way from our “opening night,” learned a lot, made a ton of new friends, and mostly importantly had a whole lot of fun watching live music on webcam from phenomenal musicians.  Here are some quick stats from our first year:

  • 26,000 visitors came to the site 95,000 times
  • ½ million page hits
  • 250,000 minutes of streaming video, 4,200 hours
  • 5,900 musicial performances
  • 700 musicians joined StreetJelly
  • 81,095 tokens tipped to musicians, $13,000.

Timeline Highlights

August 15th, 2012 – web site launched.

August 17th, 2012 – First performance by Teo_Doro.

The First Two Weeks – The following famous SJ musicians found and joined the site: JerseyJB (day 5), MountainMelodies (day 7), Miea (day 9).

Lana EveFirst Week in SeptemberLana Eve joins the site (day 18).

Second Week in September – Lana Eve falls off chair live on SJ while foot scrolling.

Third Week in September – Lana Eve masters foot scrolling.

Big Deal Rocker PinDecember 26th, 2012 – First Big Deal rocker pin (500 tokens) tipped to Image and Family.  It’s an exclusive club – just ask Clifty, Merv, or Lana!

New Year’s Eve 2012 – Rang in the New Year with live performances and Auld Lang Syne for each five U.S. time zones.

February 2013bumS_lie completes 100 Midnight Shows in a row.

February 26-28, 2013 – StreetJelly participates and sponsors the first Virtual Music Conference hosted by IndieConnect in Nashville, TN.Marriage Proposal Jelly Style

April 6th, 2013Merv proposes marriage to Amanda live during their show.  Very sneaky, Amanda was totally surprised.  Watch the YouTube video.

April 13th, 2013 – First StreetJelly Meetup in Nashville, TN to celebrate the Flyer Contest, draw the contest winners, and meet local Jelly Musicians in person.
King Haggis
April 27th, 2013 – The Haggis Challenge, ’nuff said.

April 30th, 2013 – 100 Song music marathon by JerseyJB.  514 minutes, 8½ hours of continuous jamming by one musician on The Jelly!  Jersey wasn’t seen for days after that.

June 2013 – Radio advertising campaign blitz in Nashville market. (Buy me a beer sometime and I’ll tell you how that went.  Oy!  ~frankie)

July 2013 – StreetJelly’s first Singer Songwriter Contest.  62 entries, 10 Semi-finalists, Second Place Winner: Third Prong, First Place: Scott ThomasClifty Play Behind Back

August 3rd, 2013Clifton Printy performs his 450th broadcast.

August 17th, 2013Scott Thomas gets married and performs as the band for his own wedding …and streams live on StreetJelly!

Jellypalooza
August 18th, 2013 – Jellypalooza Online Music Festival!  StreetJelly celebrates its one-year anniversary with the first ever truly Online Live Streaming Music Festival.  12 hours straight of continuous multiple streaming musicians.  All the great Jelly Fish were there performing: Jayro, Lana, Maestro, Damian, Ben, Mountain Melodies, Life and Times, Image and Family, Clifty, Kurt, Jersey, and many more.  The wonderful Jelly Musicians also secretly conspired to present Frank Podlaha, a.k.a. Frankie, founder of StreetJelly, with a commemorative plaque.

StreetJelly One Year Anniversay

“What a year it has been!  We could never have imagined how successful, and how much fun StreetJelly has become.  And thank you to ALL the folks that helped so hard in making this the best live streaming music site on the ‘net!”  ~frankie

 

Singer Songwriter Contest Thank You

StreetJelly Singer Songwriter Contest – Summer 2013
The Winner Is…   Scott Thomas, Paper Moon

A heart felt Thank You from Scott Thomas…

His winning song, Paper Moon.

And don’t forget our 2nd Place Winner:
Third Prong, Time Machine

The runner up Finalists!
Joshua Belliardo, Many reasons
Damian Trujillo, BYEBYE
Life and Times, Starfish
Meadow Ryann, A Girl’s Advice (The Xbox Song)
ChrisJ (Dan Pirchner), Hypnotized
Joey McGowan , Samantha
Nash Rambler, St. Johns’ River Line
(click artist for SJ profile, click song for YouTube vid)

It was a lot of fun for everyone involved in the contest. Many thanks go out to all the judges, all that voted, and especially ALL the musicians that worked so hard on their original songs, posted videos, and encouraged each other. Here is the complete list of entries.

Sonya Jevette, How You Gonna
Sonya Jevette, Whenever you’re Around
Sonya Jevette, My Dreams
Michael Whitehead, Feels This Way
Meadow Ryann, A Girl’s Advice (The Xbox Song)
Scott Thomas, Paper Moon
Scott Thomas, Any Other Way
Scott Thomas, Lay You Down
Life and Times (Dave Wesley), Rebecca
Life and Times (Dave Wesley), Starfish
ChrisJ (Dan Pirchner), Paper Heart
ChrisJ (Dan Pirchner), Show
ChrisJ (Dan Pirchner), Hypnotized
Mark and Mary King, I Remember
Mark Allan Jensen, Joanna’s Song
Meia Borden, Complicated
Damian Trujillo, One Gate
Joe Morin, Dad-D Blues
Damian Trujillo, Hell Or Highwater
Chuck Foster, America’s Colors: Red,White and Blue
Chuck Foster, I’ve Got a Tie Dye Heart
Chuck Foster, Naked to the World
7000feetintheair, My Bone
Chris Langer, Woody’s Demise
Damian Trujillo, BYEBYE
Ricky Manwell, 550lb Loving Machine
Ricky Manwell, Let’s Pretend
Cecilee Linke, I Don’t Write Love Songs
Cecilee Linke, Island Girl
Cecilee Linke, Out Of My Depth
Joe Collins, Not Worth My Time
Meadow Ryann, All Night Long
John Perks, Sandcastles
Sue Rarick, Long Legs – Short Skirt
Sue Rarick, Another Thank You
Sue Rarick, Street Corner Blues
Colin Williams, One life to live
Joey McGowan , Samantha
Morgan Bosman, Just Let Go
Nash Rambler, Gonna Have a Good Time
Nash Rambler, St. Johns’ River Line
Nash Rambler, I Got Mine
John Perks, Broken
Robbie Hancock, As Good As Gold
Robbie Hancock, Love In The World
Joshua Belliardo, Many reasons
Joshua Belliardo, I’m in love
Joshua Belliardo, Butterflies