HEy!Welcome to the official website of Cape Girardeau, Missouri's own acoustic-folk-rock-grunge-grass trio, The Big Idea! This is the spot to get all the latest news and show announcements. Also feel free to use the Contact link above and shoot us an email, we'd love to hear from ya!
Here's our first music video for our song 'Scatterbrained', from the self titled album. We couldn't have done this without tons of help from our GOOD FRIENDS! Big thanks to Kyle, Zach, and Reddy for doing a tremendous job!
2/8/2012 - The lineup for the annual Bloom Heavy River Romp has been announced and boy oh boy, is it a monster! We are beyond excited to play the River Romp again, and this is shaping up to be the biggest one yet! This year, a hearty helping of bluegrass will be served up by Yonder Mountain String Band (for 2 nights!), The Del McCoury Band, The Travelin' McCourys, Cornmeal, Dirtfoot, Split Lip Rayfield, The Ben Miller Band, The Whistle Pigs...well, you can check out all the bands up there! There will be a ton of awesome music over the weekend to say the least. There is also plenty of outdoor and camping fun right next to the Castor River, not to mention cold brews from Schlafly and delicious food from Port Cape! Get your tickets now and get any other info you might need by clicking the link above. We will see y'all on the river!
8/30/2011 - New Shirt Day! Big thanks to Tim Smith at Unique Ink for hooking us up! Show everyone how much you love The Big Idea and make your friends jealous all at once! They are $15 at our shows or contact us and we'll get one out to you.
08/11/2011 - We are proud to be back for Bloom Heavy's Grassy Grumble in Grassy, MO this September 8th through the 11th! The lineup has just been released and we are stoked to be sharing the stage with bands like Cornmeal, Dirtfoot, Splitlip Rayfield, Mountain Sprout and many more! This is a great music festival with plenty of camping space and it's right on the beautiful Castor River. For more info and tickets check out their website. We'll see ya at the Grumble!
6/08/2011 - Today is the day! The self-titled debut album is out! We will have the limited edition digipack available at our shows for $10 and you can also download the album from iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon, and Napster! In true DIY fashion, we spent 6 months recording, mixing, and mastering all 12 tracks on the album that include some old favorites as well as some new tracks we hope you'll enjoy. Thanks to everyone for the support and helping us make this happen, we can't do what we do without you!