My band — Kiss My Face — is the opening act at this year's Manupalooza festival, featuring brand new bands, one-offs, solo & side projects, etc. It's ridiculously cheap to get in and the whole thing's In aid of Vrijplaats Leiden. Full details on the OCCII website. [more inside]
My band Red On Strike will be playing an acoustic set to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple in Hacienda Heights, CA. There will be several other bands, booths displaying works from various visual artists, hands on arts and crafts, facepainting, an evening meditation session, and lots of vegetarian food.
Will any mefites be attending the New England Folk Festival next month - April 19-21? It's held at the middle and high schools in Mansfield, MA (they are on the same property) - the town is where 95 meets 495 outside Boston. If you have any interest in folk music, contra and morris dancing, or any of the associated awesomeness, you're sure to have a good time. [more inside]
Treasure Island Music Festival is happening again, and I'm going to be there again, probably wearing the same hat I wore last year. [more inside]
Any other mefites going to the Guca brass festival in Serbia next week? [more inside]
In my guise as Black Dog Nate, I'll be performing with my crew, Pirates For Sail, at the third annual Pirates & Wenches Fantasy Weekend in Rock Hall, Maryland! We'll be doing multiple shows all throughout the weekend. [more inside]