Here's a little news for ya:
The film: Let's Go To The Rat is going to be shown at Cape Ann Cinema - Gloucester - on Nov. 6 and at The Brattle Theater sometime soon...keep posted here we'll let ya
know as soon as info is available!
And for your viewing pleasure, on Cvltnation.com
there's a story about 80's Hardcore bands in Boston - it includes info about
All Ages-Boston Hardcore The Film and a link to watch it on YouTube,
There's also lots of really great photos by Phil'n'Phlash, Debbie Damage
and others. Check
it out here... . And flash from the past on ebay - there's a old
BGN ad from the 80's for sale... Um, we were publishing not so frequently
at that time. Only $8.99!!
And what's coming up.......
Don't forget this weekend there's some cool stuff going on...we are posting
this on Saturday so you make these shows:
The Rat Beach Party set for September 27 & 28 (Sat
& Sunday) you get all the info on their
Facebook page new bands are being added.
Crash Safely is coming up
in September/October -
On Sunday Sept 28th
At BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL on Sunday Sept
28 is Pipeline! super show ....the line up now is..... 5:00 -
5:40 The F.U.'s / Strawdogs (split set) - 5:55 - 6:35 The
Nervous Eaters, 6:50 - 7:30 Men & Volts, 8:00 - 8:40
Bentmen, 88:55 - 9:35 The Flies, 9:50 - 10:30 Anastasia Screamed
And Monday (9/29) at The Midway!!! The Swindlers, Statutory Apes
(Ok it's the RKs!!! On Ace of Hearts Records), Richie Parsons, The
Connection- that's a killer show- GO!!! I believe this is the LAST time
they are doing these weekday shows so get down there.
Friday October 3rd at the Middle East down is a Pipeline! at
25 Presents: 50 Years of Boston Rock! with: Fuzzy, Blood Oranges, Robin
Lane and the Chartbusters, Tacklebox, Lazy Susan, Buttercup, and Weeping
in Fits and Starts
Another Middle East down Pipeline! Show on Saturday Oct 4 with
The Clamdiggers (members of Upper Crust). Orangutang,
and Crazy Alice
And for The Midway early evening
show (4PM doors) this Saturday October 4th - Kenne Highland and Eddie
Flowers are at it again with The
Rockabilly Yobs (mems of The Gizmos/Afrika Korps), Didn't
Planet, Wasted Luck
(from Germany) and The New Frustrations
Saturday October 4th O'Brien's has a really good ...and long and early
starting show with 3PM doors: DRAGO, The FU's, Black Cheers, Silver
Screams, Quiggs and Little Richards ...you can read our write up
on the Quiggs and
The Black Cheers here from when we saw them at The Midway in March.
Also on Saturday the 4th there's Cadillac Heart and the Cal Cali
Band ~ 2 sets each and NO Cover - free - at The
Tavern at the End of the World !
Next night Sunday Oct 5th Pipeline! has something at The Paradise
...and the current line up added Tree .. so we have : 4:30 - 4:50
Kristina and Carol of Quivvver mini-set, 5:05 - 5:45 High Risk Group
, 6:00 - 6:40 Big City Rockers with The Atlantics' Fred Pineau , 6:55
- 7:35 Reddy Teddy, 7:50 - 8:30 Shake the Faith, 8:45 - 9:05 Tree
(mini-set), 9:20 - 10:00 Willie Alexander & The Boom Boom Band and
10:15 - 11:00 Heretix
- another amazing Sunday show on Oct 5th at The Midway will bring us
also on the bill MOTO and The Skeleton Beats. And the Vibrators
have a new record coming out on Cleopatra Records it's Punk Mania - Back
To The Roots: "14 killer reminders (plus 3 more on the CD) as to
why Knox, Eddie & Co. have built a long, successful career on their razor
sharp riffs and rousing hooks!"....check
it out here.
Wednesday October 8th our own Duck & Cover open for Electric
Six and TSWS at the
Brighton Music Hall
On Thursday Oct 9 7 PM there's a night of "Remembering The Tam!"
with with Terry Kitchen, Jay Feinstein, and the Memphis Rockabilly
Band at Hunneman Hall, The Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington St. Brookline,
MA 02445 617-730-2370 www.brooklinelibrary.org)
and it's free!!! Here's the deal: "Local author and musician Terry Kitchen hosts
an evening honoring Brookline's Tam O'Shanter nightclub, featuring music by
the Memphis Rockabilly Band and Jay Feinstein of Push Push. Kitchen will also
perform and read from his new novel Next Big Thing, set in the 1980s Boston
Friday October 10 is Night 2 for Crash
Safely Benefit this one's at the Midway again...and there's a
great line up with Petty Morals, Gymnasium, Tsunami of Sound and My
Own Worst Enemy. The Pipeline! juggernaut continues with SHOW #11
- Fri. Oct. 10 at Cuisine en Locale, Somerville: 6:30 - 7:10 Luca
Brasi, 7:20 - 8:00 Unnatural Axe, 8:10 - 8:50 Permafrost (Miles
Dethmuffin), 9:00 - 9:40 Hullabaloo, 9:50 - 10:30 The Red Telephone,
10:40 - 11:20 Orbit, 11:30 - 12:10 Green Magnet School You can
get TICKETS here.
over at Store 54 Bob Colby Presents The Beachcombovers and Mars
on Saturday October 11th
The Gizmos are in Brooklyn at Union Pool on Saturday October
11th this line up will be Kenne Highland, Eddie Flowers, & Ted Niemiec
bringing the original 1976/77 Gizmos to NYC w/ assistance from Kenny
Kaiser (Afrika Korps), MJ Quirk (Kenne Highland Clan), & Matt
Burns (KH Clan, Litehouse and a gazillion other bands) also on the bill:
Lame Drivers, Milk Dick, & Liquor Store.
At Store 54 on Oct 11th - from Bob Colby: This month features
two great tastes the surf rock of The Beachcombovers and the power pop
of MARS MUSIC that go great together, all at the
coolest place to play a show in this town! (we agree!) So come on down and
join the party (and bring your own beverages - but no food, please). Doors will
be at 8:00, music starts at 9 . There'll be a suggested cash donation at the
For you guys up in the north near Portland you're in for a great show
with The Real Kids, Nervous Eaters and The Flipsides are at Geno's
tonight October 11. Geets Romo says : "I booked this 1st Portland
show with the Real Kids in 1977, and now they're playing their 2nd Portland
show on Oct 11, 2014, which I also booked... Sorry for the long wait."(FB
Also on October 11th an all day affair with the
9th Annual Hot Rod Fallout in Glastonbury CT - Bands & Continuous Music
Vendors, Food, Booze, and more.....1963 & Older Traditional Styles Vehicles
- Hot Rods, Customs, Stock, Race and Bikes
Now, pre Pipeline Show on Sunday October 12th there 's our fave Roy
at The Midway for a 4PM- 8:30PM show with The Calamity Cubes
: with Roy (going on at 6:30-8:30) will be with Jim Scoppa, guitar &
Johnny Sciascia, upright bass), The Calamity Cubes (from Kansas) go on
at 5PM - all for only 5 bucks my friends…then head on over to the Middle East
Pipeline! Show #13 - Sun. Oct. 12 at The Middle East Downstairs,
with The Gizmos (original line up of Highland, Flowers, Neimec), The Bags,
The Voodoo Dolls, Kenny Chambers / Electric Ears (Moving Targets), The Underachievers,
Carrie Bradley (of Ed's Redeeming Qualities, The Breeders, The Buckets)
can be bought here
Monday October 13th there's a special show at Weirdo
Records with Eddie Flowers and Kenne Highland , its the day after their
Pipeline! show at the Middle East Down. Pre Kenne/Eddie there's CTM opening
the night around 8pm and Cryostasium middle things out around 8:30-8:45.
If you know the album 'Vernietiging', you'll love the set. Triple guitar attack
all coming out of tiny l'il amps. Keep in mind that this is a TINY place so
if you want to see the sets best to get there earlier than later.
A few weeks ago we mentioned that we missed Plumerai but that they were
reforming as DRLNG...well now they are playing out and already have a
new EP called Icarus. And they are celebrating with a EP
Release Party on Thursday October 16th at The Davis Square Theater.
Also on the bill are Video Teeth, Cooling Towers and Funeral Advantage.
We are looking forward to seeing this new iteration!!
Friday October 17th is Night 3 of Crash Safely Benefit...this
time its at the Middle East Up and wow, the line up again is killer with
Township, White Dynomite, The Field Effect, Triple Thick and Animal
Also on Oct 17th at The
Midway is Sasquatch and the Sick-A-Billys, Tigerman WOAH, Tail Light
Rebellion, and The Radiator Rattlers
Saturday October 18th there's a insane bill at The Cantab with
Kilslug, Hirudinea, Witch King and David Carradine
Also n the 18th - out in JP at The Boston Wreck Center are the Hub
City Stompers, Brunt of It, Beantown Boozehounds, Disaster Strikes and Neighborhood
info and map here
October 25th we can see
The Cranktones at The Midway again kids...it's WMFO's
Easy Ed presents:- The Cranktones, Johnny Carlevale & The Rollin'
Pins, plus Easy Ed's Record Hop!!! - great night!!! These are fun
gigs with a friendly group prone to dancing
.. And Easy Ed doing the DJ
thing between sets
.Heres a video we took last time they were there
it out here!
Also on Saturday, October 25, at Copperfields there's compilation
CD Release Party for Chris Atwood's radio show The
Alternative on WATD featuring: James Straight and the Wide
Stance, A Fifth Column, Ruby Rae, and The New Frustrations. That
little radio show is getting bigger by the day.
The Damned are touring this Fall with TSOL. They are playing
Halloween in NYC but playing Boston on Saturday October 25th at the Royale…tix
In November Bob Colby has his Store 54 show with When Particles
Collide and Powerslut on Saturday November 8th
Roy Sludge is doing another Sunday 4-8:30 Pm show on November 9th
at The Midway!
Cavestomp ! & King Yum Records Present: Lyres with Special Guests
Wicked Cool Recording Artists Cocktail Slippers, The Connection,
TRiPLE THiCK on Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at The Middle East - Up.
Cocktail Slippers, great Norwegian female band: The band's main
musical influences are Blondie, The Shangri-Las, Joan Jett, Foo Fighters, The
Ramones, and The Beachboys.
Also on Nov 14th over at The Midway you will find The Upper
Crust The Weisstroauts, Tim Lee 3 and My Own Worst Enemy - that should
be a great show!! And an interesting mix to say the least!
At The Midway - November 16th (Sunday - Day Show): The Humanoids,
Mama Ladilla, The FUs, Chin Strap
Mark yr calendars for this one!!: December 12th (Friday): The Real
Kids , The Titanics, The Nectarines - at The Midway
CONTACT US AT.......misslynbgn @ yahoo.con Send us your gig listings, your news
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