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Posted on Fri, Nov 9, 2012 : 4:03 p.m.

Alejandra O'Leary's new music video features fan images of local venues

By Bob Needham


Alejandra O'Leary

Melanie Maxwell | file photo

Rising local musician Alejandra O'Leary has released a new video for her song "K.Y.O." that not only showcases the live chops of O'Leary and her band, it also serves as a mini-tour of some of the area's music venues.

"This video for 'K.Y.O.' documents the Alejandra O'Leary Rock n' Roll Band's last two years on the road all over Michigan," O'Leary said in an email. "We put the video together using footage and snapshots taken by our fans at every stop. The soundtrack was recorded live at Groovebox Studios in Detroit."

The recording of "K.Y.O." (which stands for "Knock Yourself Out") comes from a new 5-song EP titled "Live and Raw From Detroit," which was funded by a Kickstarter drive. It's available on O'Leary's Bandcamp page.

Among the sites featured in the video are the Blind Pig, the Tap Room, Woodruff's, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival's Top of the Park series, Crazy Wisdom, and even the Summer Concert Series—as well as the Jackson Theater, Plymouth Roc, and Novi's ReelSound Audio, O'Leary said.

How many can you identify? Watch the video here:

"K.Y.O." - Alejandra O'Leary Rock n' Roll Band from alejandra o'leary on Vimeo.

For more on O'Leary, check out her website, or follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Bob Needham is director of entertainment content for Reach him at or 734-623-2541, and follow him on Twitter @bobneedham.