The BGN News Archive
June 2, 2014
Since it was a vaca weekend for some of us at the BGN there's not much to report
for outings on our part on this page BUT John Keegan made it out to see
Acid Mother Temple at The Middle East up so check out his appropriately
trippy review and always great photos!! Read
It's Boston and there's loads of great stuff happening......and of course there's
always a very entertaining Kenne Highland at Large column for your reading
pleasure as well this week he talks about The Murder Junkies show and
Jennifer Love Hewitt too among many other things. Enjoy
reading it here, it's a good one this week. .
The Let's Go to The Rat movie is going to be premiered in a public
showing this coming Saturday afternoon in Lowell (more info below) and Andy
has started working on the Women Who Rocked Boston doc as well. Liz
Borden and Jody Moore others are helping him with it too.
The Real Kids CD Shake...outta control is is getting closer to
being released, Rick Harte. We got one of two advanced copies and Blowfish
reviews it here.....check Ace
of Hearts Records' website for ordering when its ready!!
Previously we mentioned that punk movie that was casting...The folks at
Ungovernable Films have now started a Kickstarter page to fund the film
Ungovernable Force so far they do have some interesting people in the cast:
Nick Cash (999), also Steve Ignorant (CRASS), Shend (The Cravats), Steve
Lake (Zounds), Zillah Minx (Rubella Ballet), Mensi (Angelic Upstarts)...as well
as Merle Allin of The Murder Junkies Apache Ramos from The Warriors
(best movie evah) and WMFO DJ Brian Young. Even if you dont want to contribute
$$ go to the Kickstarter
page for a fun read!!
And for upcoming shows we want to mention.....
Watts are opening again for Cheap Trick at the Hampton Beach
Casino this Thursday June 5.
Friday June 6th Gunpowder Gelatine, Bikini Whale and Pretendica
are at Johnny D's in Davis Square
Also on Friday At The Plough there's The Dirty Truckers, A Bunch
of Jerks and Dots on Dice
And tix are still available for the Rock
ON Cruise with the Queers this Friday 6/6....
Let's Go to The
Rat, the doc by Andy Szava-Kovats is being shown for free at Mill
No. 5 in Lowell 2-3PM....it should be nice to see it on
the big screen. Of course Blowfish and Miss Lyn are in it!! YAY!
This Saturday June 7th Brian Young Crash
Course for the Ravers on WMFO 91.5 (1-4PM) is having LiteHouse live
in the studio- tune in for that.
My Own Worst Enemy is at Sally
O'Brien's this Saturday 6/7 along with Desolation Bells and The
Easy Reasons ...
Saturday June 7th Paul Robinson and Patti Moore are putting on
a benefit for Autism and the organization Surfers
Healing. Its at The Dog Bar in Gloucester and playing will be, from New
York, Drive aka Talk Of The Town, Funbucket, Inge Berge, Girl On Top, Cripple
Cove Quartet, and more TBA. This is a daytime show, Noon - 6PM More
Sunday June 8th The Midway has The Humanoids along with
Problem with Dragons and Looker....it's an
early evening show at 4PM
Thursday June 12th at Church is a Boston Hassle sponsored
event with some low key noise bands Ed Schrader's Music Beat presents The
Abominable Skimask, Gondoliers, (New England) Patriots
Gizmos World Tour ...Thurs-Sat,
June 12, 13 & 14.....Here's their Kickstarter
page (they could still use some $$ folks)....this Gizmos is the original
Gizmos plus some guests: Kenne Highland, Eddie Flowers, Ted Niemiec
and Rich Coffee with Max Demata on bass from Sonic Daze, John
Terrill on drums from Dancing Cigarettes and Ian Brewer guitar
from the Panics....
12 at The Bishop (Bloomington, IN) its the very first Gizmos reunion
gig with Indiana Scuzz Punk bands: Apache Dropout, Deezen, and Cowboys,
sharing the bill....
13 at The Melody Inn (Indianapolis, IN) also on the bill: Apache Dropout,
Deezen, and Brothers Gross....
14th at Blind Bob's Bar (Dayton, OH) also on the bill: New Regrets, The
Give-Ups, Apache Dropout, and Deezen.....
The...The Real Kids at The Middle East down is getting closer!
It s Saturday June 14th with Lyres, Classic Ruins and Cadillac
Colby Presents Licious, Lair and Missing Mars at Store
54 on the 14th also
see more Church gigs....June 20th The Welsh Boys, Sprained
Ankles, Guns of Brighton and The Blue Bloods.
Also on Friday, June 20th Triple Thick celebrates 15 Years
of Triple Thick at The Plough and Stars!! Well we're happy they are
still around. So Triple Thick and The Monsieurs will be playing.
June 21st Muck & The Mires are at The Plough.
Also on June 21st at The Midway there's a special Roy Sludge
Revue (featuring Frankie Blandino, Lyle Brewer, Stan The Man
Kozlowski, and Johnny Sciascia!!!) , Eric Royers One Man
Band along with Easy Eds Record Hop.
At The Tavern at the End of the World there's a "welcome Back party"
for Michelle Johnson-Kish on the bill will be Rockin' Bob kicking things
off followed by Dots on Dice, The Dirty Truckers and Jay Allen and
Ken Scales says : Adventure Set will be at Bill's Bar
on Thursday June 26TH....with very special guests Casey Desmond
& Cemetery Girl also....Adventure Set's new 4 song EP "GAZEBO"
will be out in June 2014.
Always promising an interesting experience Walter Sickert & the Army
of Broken Toys (12AM) are at TT's along with Parlour Bells,
Muy Cansado and Future Carnivores on Friday June 27th
Friday July 25th
at The Midway, Cincinnati band Wussy
is playing along with locals Slowdim and Brother Fight.....
July 15th has FuzzStompin' GarageSoul with Thee Legendary Rockin'
Prophets at O'Brien's.
Friday July 25th has a great show at Great Scott's with Razors
In The Night (Record Release Party! & we're happy to see they are out
and about again!), Panzerbastard, The Blue Bloods, and Taxi Driver
And here's some big news Terry Brenner's bringing The Real Kids and
Nervous Eaters and Greg Allen's Fringe Religion to The Spotlight
Tavern in Beverly on August 2, that's a Saturday night !!! Thank
Echo and The Bunnymen
are at the Paradise August 14th!!!
It's Hixxmas in August folks! On August 23rd at Club Bohemia
at The Cantab it's Hixx and Psychic Dog and more bands TBA...
John Lydon was to play Boston in a huge production
of Jesus Christ SuperStar ,
playing King Herod...BUT IT HAS BEEN CANCELLED...you can read about it on BroadwayWorld.com
We finally get to see Dave Minehan with The Replacements since
they are on the bill for the Boston
Calling Show in September (5,6 & 7) later this year!
Saturday September 13th is Matt Burns' 60th Birthday Party! He's
celebrating at The Lizard Lounge. So far the bill includes Litehouse,
The Handymen, Kenne Highland, and more bands to come.....
There's also a excellent show at The Midway on Sept 13. Cal Cali
brings us Lyres-Nervous Eaters-Cal Cali Band- The Invaders (Les
Envahisseurs-from Quebec) - whew!!!
The 2nd Annual Rat Beach Party is already well in the planning stages...its
set for September 14th& 15th and here's a list of bands so far: Saturday
night- Red Parrot Beach Bar starting at 7PM: Hardwired -- Heavy Weddle & Sweet
Release -- Severance (or Band To Be Announced) -- JetSet -- Billy Rath & The
Street Pirates -- Open Jam to close
Sunday afternoon/evening: Red Parrot Function Room, Beach Bar and Back Room
Lounge starting at 12:00 -- The Beachcombovers (Function Room) -- Hardwired
(Beach Bar) -- The Boize (Function Room) -- Gino Caira Band (Beach Bar) -- Count
Viglione Love & Flame (Function Room) -- Hixx (Beach Bar)-- State of Union (Function
Room) -- GraveDancers (Beach Bar) -- The Derangers (Function Room) -- The Workers
(Beach Bar) -- Liz Borden (Function Room) -- Kenne Highland Clan (Beach Bar)
-- Slow Children (Function Room) -- Pop Gun (Beach Bar) -- Gyro Lula (Function
Room) -- Moose & The Mudbugs (Beach Bar) -- Tsunami of Sound (Function Room)
8:30 -- Masters of The Obvious (Beach Bar) -- Red House (Beach Bar) - Real Real
Bayou Band (Beach Bar) -- All-Star Jam led by Cindy Daley, formerly of Lovelace.
September 14th -a Sunday daytime show- at the Midway will bring
us The Members!!
October 5th - a Sunday daytime show at The Midway will bring
us The Vibrators!!!
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