News: The Strike Debuts New Sound at Private Event

The Strike gave a private audience a taste of their brand new material. See how it sounds.   On Wednesday night, The Strike welcomed a private audience of about 100 people to Orem’s Audio West to showcase brand new material ahead of their Rooftop Concert Series performance next Friday. We… Continue reading

Exclusive: Man Proposes During Show At Velour

Watch this incredibly romantic proposal that took place on stage at Velour Live Music Gallery last weekend   Last Saturday during The Strike’s set at Velour Live Music Gallery, Chris Olea proposed to his girlfriend, Amber, in a most epic fashion. After lead singer Chris Crabb called the couple on stage… Continue reading

News: Velour Schedules Yet Another Encore Show

  Velour schedules encore performance after sold out show   Saturday night’s show featuring Mimi Knowles, Ryan Innes, and The Strike sold out, with many would-be concert goers turned away at the door. Since beginning their 10th anniversary celebration six weeks ago, Velour has sold out several shows – the first being The National Parks,… Continue reading

Review: Atom Bomb – The Strike

  Atom Bomb shows The Strike improving on their signature sound in fun, inventive ways.   You simply don’t find bands like The Strike every day. A 6-piece band (originally a whopping 9), The Strike have made a name for themselves nationally for their throwback sound – one that incorporates 80’s arena… Continue reading

Exclusive: Jake Justice Talks New Album, Solo Career in LA, and Star Wars

Former Strike pianist Jake Justice explores EDM influences on upcoming album.   We got to speak with Jake Justice on December 28, 2015 – a cold and snowy day for us in Provo that never got above 20 degrees. In LA, however, it was a partly sunny 55 degrees for the affable, easy… Continue reading

News: BYUtv Features Twelve Local Bands In Christmas Episode of Audio Files

Audio Files presents original tunes and Christmas classics from Provo artists to the world. In a special Christmas episode of Audio Files, entitled, “12 Bands of Christmas,” twelve of Provo’s most prominent acts share both original music and their unique takes on Christmas classics. Shot by acclaimed filmmaker Matt Eastin, this episode of… Continue reading

News: The Str!ke Drops An “Atom Bomb” On Fans

We Are The Strike has a new, but familiar, name. By Zach Collier October 19, 2014 After a winning the Gigg Stadium of Fire competition in 2013, opening for Kelly Clarkson, delivering highly polished local performances at various venues around town, and then playing a wildly successful show at Rooftop Concert… Continue reading

Exclusive: Q&A With The Strike

A 9-piece funk-pop band forged in Provo, The Strike has risen rapidly by captivating crowds with a brand of music beyond traditional pop. By Chase Larson June 14, 2013 We spoke with frontman Chris Crabb about the band’s formation, their recent Stadium of Fire competition win that will find them… Continue reading