July 9, 2012
Well we're wishing Johnny Angel a big get well….he
was unable to get on the plane to take him to Boston for his Hootenanny at Radio….the
show did go on and we heard lots of great reports of both nights! ....since
this was to be the "first and possibly last" looks like Johnny will have to
have another one so he can be there!!
Bob Colby posted on YOUTUBE the 360's doing Hey!(Not Another Face In The Crowd) at Radio last Saturday.
So for what's going on...there's:
This Saturday July 14th- BLOWW, The Humanoids and a coupel other bands are at Church….
Thursday July 19 Surf Guitar Legend Dick Dale is at the Middle East down with Muck and the Mires
Jerry LeHane's benefit for Cancer Research is coming up ….a ot of the line-up keeps changing as the weeks go by .,…here's the latest:
Appearing at the Paradise Friday night, July 27 are The Flies (first reunion ever!), Bristols Piranha Brothers, and Sourpuss and the Hired Men (with Peter O'Halloran) .
On Saturday night July 28 are Dogmatics, http://thedogmatics.com/ New Frustrations, Lucky 88's, and Lenny Lashley.
The show's at the Johnny D's in Somerville. Tickets can be purchased online here , and in advance for $16 at the club and if still available (coz they are going fast!!) , $20 the night of the show. The show is 18+. Proceeds go to benefit the Pan Mass Challenge and local musician Peter Sisco.
Hey also on July 28th -James Straight and The Wide Stance are playing at the Cantab along with the Beachcombovers, Litehouse and ….
And then we got some stuff coming up in August you'll want to plan for:
Thursday August 2nd, Merle Allin and his band of marauders - The Murder Junkies are playing at The Cantab (oh this should be GOOD!!)
Of course there BC60 - The Bob Colby 60th Birthday Party at TT's - Sunday August 12th- at this point there are so many bands I think the show will have to start at 9AM!!! But seriously folks it starts at Noon and goes til midnight- it's a huge ton of all awesome bands including Mary Lou Lord, My Own Worst Enemy, The Classic Ruins, even the Port Charles Quintet is getting together for this show…even Willie Alexander is coming to town for this show…even Kenne Highland is making an appearance for this show…and there'll be plenty of BC faves like Shepardess and Nina Violet….I'm taking Monday off that's for sure!!
There's a couple great shows at The Rosebud (Thanks to Cal Cali again)
On August 11th Cal's got the Nervous Eaters at Radio and on August 18th there's Hixx, The 360's, The Illyrians and Cal Cali's New Experience…..
And right from Richie Parsons: Unnatural Axe will be their ONLY Boston appearance for 2012 at Radio on September 2nd and to make it even more special he's bringing over a band called Guida…from Rome…here's their song "Number 10" - and warning - I listened to it once and can't get the guitar riff out of my head now!! Awesome!
SWANS are at The Paradise October 11th!
….And of course everyone is buzzing about the Human Sexual Response reunion…All the original members…at the Paradise on Saturday, November 10th better grab those tickets soon...
Check out the pics in Joanie Lindstrom's latest vacation in Spain. She visits a club called The Munster's Raving Loony Party.
and don't forget to check out the new addition t o our Features section, it's a great report from our pal Carl Biancucci on his gig at the 100 Club in London where he shared the bill with original Damned members Brain James and Rat Scabies. Check it out, it's a great story interesting…and all pics are by the fabulous Sophie Lo.
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