The Chester County Concert Band is having its Spring concert: IT'S SHOWTIME! A Saturday Matinee LIVE! Featuring: The Marriage of Figaro, Flight of the Bumble Bee, Sinatra in Concert, Opening Night on Broadway, The Perfect Storm, West Side Story, ... and more! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. CCCB website
Syracuse gets the privilege of hosting the first night of Karaoke Underground's first East Coast tour on Wednesday, May 11 at 8:00 pm. Boston, Brooklyn, and Philly shows to follow. [more inside]
Music, art, video, and brainy lectures, presented by Truman College's Philosophy Club. And it's free! [more inside]
This year Boston is having its second electronic music festival and once again there is a big record swap/concert/fashion show/dance party. I am playing some records (ambient weird and weird dub and dub techno) starting at noon, and I would love it if you would come. [more inside]
Strictly Canadian - vintage Canadian music of all genres and $4 shots! [more inside]
Our first Friday night was a success, so we are doing it again! Some people say that taxes are the price we pay for civilization. Now that they're paid for the year, join us* in throwing off civilization's shackles. [more inside]
is the first production by the new opera company I've founded, Dioneo. We'll be staging it at the Cello Factory near Waterloo, London, on the evenings of April 5, 6, 8 and 9 (but not 7.) It's a one-act opera, about an hour long. We at Dioneo believe that opera should be available to everyone, so we've priced tickets at only £12. The venue is intimate and only seats 60, so advance booking is recommended. You can book online here. [more inside]
The klezmer/balkan band speicus/Isaac plays in is at Malabomba this Thursday. A romanian band opens, so music may (I never know with these things) start closer to 10 than 11. $5 cover, free before 9:30. [more inside]
My band is playing again! A mere two weeks after our last show, the VelAff is playing at the Red Line Tap in Rogers Park. We will be debuting a song that I wrote!
My band, the Velikovsky Affair, is playing at the Elbo Room in Chicago this upcoming Wednesday. [more inside]
Is anyone else going to be at the Dance Flurry in Saratoga Springs, NY, Feb 18-20? [more inside]
Richmond Independent Radio (WRIR 97.3) is hosting their fifth "Party for the Rest of Us" at the Renaissance Ballroom in Richmond on Saturday, February 5th from 7pm-12. [more inside]
My band (I sing and play "rock flute"), Two Apple Tobacco, is performing tonight at the Penthouse (the strippers are off on Sundays - hee)! We're premiering our brand new pan-apocalyptic mini rock-opera "Squinters Paradise". Also opening is "Booby Trap and the Tiger Skin Thursdays". More details after the jump! [more inside]
Kick off 2011 with a night of homegrown indie-pop goodness. An American Chinese is celebrating the release of their new record, Utopian Tree, with a show at Kung Fu Necktie. Featuring Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies and When I Was 12. [more inside]
Post-New Year's party for those who have to work on 12/31 or just want to have more fun. [more inside]
Hello, come see Brad Sucks (me), Bellevue, Dog is Blue and Sticky Henderson at The Mansion in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 9pm, $6.
Come out to Johnny Brenda's to enjoy some fine brews and three Philly bands: Steve Goldberg and the Arch Enemies, TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb, and Julia Rainer. [more inside]
It's New Year's Eve in Richmond, VA, and you're dressed in yachting attire. Or possibly 80s attire. Either way, you're going to need somewhere to go. I have just the thing. [more inside]
Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives is the band I lead, and we're playing at the lovely Cantab dive bar in Cambridge's Central Square this Saturday! Catchy rock with witty lyrics - you know the drill. 21+, $8. We go on at 11 sharp, but earlier bands look interesting, especially the Cello Chix at 9. As for us: Band page, myspace page, more song clips.
My band, The Loom, is playing this great show at the Bowery in NYC. I know that Horsefeathers is a favorite of several mefites. Anais Mitchell is also playing and she's awesome. Come early and see us too! Come say hi before/after/have a drink!
CHIRP's DJ Emily* and myself will be playing music from 10pm - 4am while el Santo fights evil on the projection screen**. [more inside]
Enjoy a hulaweenie Halloween at the Eagle Tavern in SF. I'll be playing bass with Mighty Slim Pickins! [more inside]
I'm having my debut as the new bass player for Mighty Slim Pickins at El Rio's 32 Anniversary party! We'll be playing at 5:15! It's free! [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]
Glass Candy, the awesome, awesome band featured in this FPP, will be playing at the Rickshaw Stop tomorrow. I will be there -- and so should you! [more inside]
The Family Hemerlein Variety Show is a music and comedy stage show I've been producing for the past 8 months, co-hosted by my friends Seaton Smith and Matthew Hemerlein. It's very cool, and very funny, and always sells out (and it has in the past included Metafilter's best comedian I_foody!) This weekend we'll be putting on the show in Rosslyn VA, at the brand new giant arts complex Artisphere's Domed Theater. Did I mention the open bar? There is an open bar. [more inside]
The band for which I sing, strum, and write is playing in Harvard Square this Friday! Catchy rock with witty lyrics - what's not to love? 21+, nominal cover (like $3). Band page, myspace page, more song clips. If you want to say hi beforehand, I will be the guy in the buzzcut looking bored from waiting all night for his set to start. OK pub food if you get there earlier.
I'll be among the masses going to ACL this year, 8-10 October 2010. How about brunch on Sunday? Somewhere outside the park would be good, and those of us with tickets could head in afterward. I'm not a local, so ideas about a venue would be much appreciated, if anyone's interested.
For your listening pleasure at Sweet Springs Saloon this Friday Sept. 24: Dirty Pink Slips, Spiritbird, Deathbear [more inside]
Lakefield, an indie pop band I play with, is playing a show this Friday at China Cloud (524 Main St.) as part of the Olio Festival. [more inside]
My band, Derailleur, is playing its/our first show in a long, long time... making our comeback at Minneapolis's very fancy-dan Aster Cafe (fancy-dan in space, not in price!).
On the last Sunday of each month, LAVA welcomes interested individuals to gather on the third floor of the historic Clifton's Cafeteria in Downtown Los Angeles (noon-2pm), for a loosely structured conversational Salon featuring short presentations and opportunities to meet and connect with one another. If you're interested in joining LAVA as a creative contributor or an attendee, we recommend Salon attendance as an introduction to this growing community. We also recommend the shortbread. [more inside]
The Twin Cities' filthiest Celtic punk band, The Peter O'Tooles, present a late-night variety show at the Bryant-Lake Bowl. Guests will include St. Paul's poet laureate Carol Connolly, singer/songwriter Martin Devaney, and food and sex blogger Erica Rivera. [more inside]
I'm hosting a free reading with poet Lee Ann Roripaugh (who's coming all the way from South Dakota for the reading!), poet and critic Kaya Oakes, and wildly inventive saw musician Cynthia Weyuker. A good time will be had by all. [more inside]
Fuck Yeah Fest is tomorrow. It will have many awesome bands and also a bunch of MeFites are going to be in the crowd. In this thread we can make actual plans all at once so it's not a bunch of "Yeah, like, I think I'll be over by Ted Leo…"
I made a music video for Chicago band the Maybenauts. Come see it, and/or drink, and/or dance! [more inside]
Minnesota’s favorite cult hillbilly erotica act, The Dirty Curls return to the Bryant-Lake Bowl for their monthly variety show, The Grand Ole Orgy. This month’s theme: Nerds. The show’s title: Rock Out With Your Spock Out, of course. [more inside]
I'm playing guitar, bass, and a bit of keys with hello, babies at the Velvet Lounge in DC. This band is overwhelmingly great. [more inside]
Any other mefites going to the Guca brass festival in Serbia next week? [more inside]
Co-bill with NYC's Kara Suzanne and Philadelphia's own Stephen Lyons. I'll be playing with the immensely talented Colin Keller on drums. [more inside]
Join us Upstairs at World Cafe Live for a week-long showcase featuring the Philadelphia region's finest emerging performers! From August 16th through August 22nd, beta hi-fi will showcase approximately five artists per night - and admission is FREE! The bands will compete each night, and YOU - the audience - will vote for your favorite. [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]
My band, Low-Tech Riff Raff, will be playing from 10:00 - 11:00 at the Common Grounds in Lexington. We're an acoustic duo, serving up a mix of traditional folk tunes, original compositions and classic covers. Admission is free. [more inside]
My band, Low-Tech Riff Raff, will be playing from 8:30 - 10:30 at The Hub Coffeehouse in Danville, KY. We're an acoustic duo, serving up a mix of traditional folk tunes, original compositions and classic covers. Admission is free. [more inside]
My band Stereo Sons is participating in an unusual rock show on Wednesday August 11th. [more inside]
Three Sheets to the Wind, America's #1 Tribute to Yacht Rock (featuring yours truly on keys and vocals) sails into The Republic once a month for a night of debauchery and Christopher Cross songs (two of 'em!) Somebody in our crew is stuck out of town, so we've changed the date of the 8/19 show to 9/2. [more inside]