The BGN News Archive
July 22, 2013
This past week I think we were all just beaten down to a bloody pulp in a pool
of sweat by the freaking horrible heat!! We got nuthin' to report except
had a Liquidation Party this past weekend and was selling stuff from the
club....um, eeewwww!!! the Men's & Ladies rooms bathroom dividers??? If
you were in the club recently you'd be grossed out too!! Here's photos
and a list of items
its gettin' busy folks...lots of amazing shows to see!
Wayne Viens has a stellar event this Wednesday July 24th at 8PM at Store
54...Byron Coley and the prolific Chris D (of LA punk band the
Flesh Eaters) will be doing
This very Thursday 7/25 The Weisstronauts are at The Plough & Stars....
Sidewalk Driver headline at TT The Bear's this Friday the
This Saturday July 27th - After a very successful Punks
for Pets show down in Providence RI and a Sunday delivery supplies to Pet
Shelters there - Jenn Kitten and her band The Sour Do Dahs come
to Boston (well, Somerville) to play at PA's Lounge in Union Square with
The Lyres and Detroit Rebellion alright!!
If you want to do something on the north shore that night there's Two
Saints, The Ungraded
& Greg Allen's Fringe
Religion at the Sand Bar Grille & Tiki Bar in Lynn (714 Washington
Street, Lynn MA) ....
Duck & Cover plays on July 29th at O Brien's with the Pity
I'm going to officially make Wednesday July 31st an
August night because this August has some crazy awesome gigs happening:
Sonny Vincent is coming back to town!!!He's at Radio (downstairs)
on Wednesday July 31st!! and he's sharing the bill with The Classic
Ruins-who have special guest JJ Rassler on guitar for the night-
awesome! And you can thank Kim Ackland for getting this gig together!!
That last show
in May 2012 was killer!!
Friday August 2nd with Ragged
Old Flag (Jesse Von Kenmore on drums!!), is at The Midway
with Slaughter House Chorus and Southern Lust Club
Saturday, August 3rd is another night of many amazing shows: there's
an awesome bday party
for Frank Strom
at Radio Up with The Lyres, Muck & The Mires, The Monsieurs, and
The Sprained Ankles!!
The Middle East Down has a great
show with Cocked N' Loaded (its their 10th Anniversary!), Mellow
Bravo, Motherboar (this is their farewell show), Bearstronaut,
Wild Zero (its their reunion show) and I Am Become Death- phew!!
Moose and the Mudbugs at Seaport Cafe in Salem - on the 3rd
O'Brien's has another BBQ on Sunday August 4th it's the Boston
Bloghead Punk 'N' Roll BBQ with The Darker Hues, Horse Mode, A
Minor Revolution, Cult 45, Acro-brats, Zip-Tie Handcuffs, Tired Old Bones, Dead
Cats Dead Rats and The Old Edison
Bob Colby's Second Thursday is a good one on August
8th at the Cantab, the focus is on garage and old-school Boston rock,
four bands for $7 (cheap!) Oh yeah and its for The Grave Dancers, My Darling
Pet Munkee, Moose & The Mudbugs and Kenne Highland and
Friday August 9th is another fun and crazy Nicole
Tammaro event at Radio - it's the
Johnny Cask Corned Beef Hash Cook Off yup you read it right my friends...get
there at 8PM to sample some fine corned beef hash and cast your vote for the
best one...she's got 10 cooks a cookin'....then you can listen to the following
perform excellent Johnny Cash songs for the rest of the night: Jay Allen
and the Archcriminals, Rick Walker, The Civil Warblers, Dave Wells, Ian &
Smokey from Spectrehawk and Josh &Jenna from Spit Shiner
August 10th the Sour Do Dahs are at Radio down....get over
there and check out they are great!!
Thursday August 15th is your chance to catch The Upper Crust
along with Devil on Horseback at Precinct...remember that place?...another
nice club that barely ever has any good gigs nowadays.
And the good gigs just keep coming with Gurlzzz night (with a couple of guys
thrown in for good measure) at TT's Friday August 16th - on the roster
you got Petty Morals, The Charms and B.L.O.W.W.
Saturday August 17th DJ Easy Ed presents a very special night
with Roy Sludge's Roots Rock Spectacular!!! Starring Leah and her
J-Walkers, the Roy Sludge Trio with Jim Hagerty and Judd Williams!!!,
The Barley Hoppers with special guest Frankie Blandino on steel!!!
And Easy Ed's Record Hop
Watts are supporting Cheap Trick at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom on August 25th.
Friday August 30th The Queers are at Church (with The Dwarves)
and there's a great show at Radio UP with Ragged
Old Flag, The Scars and Radiator Rattlers....
Oh yes Mark the calendars folks coz James
Straight & The Wide Stance
are on A Crash Course for The Ravers (WMFO 91.5 FM) from 1-4PM on Saturday
August 31st ....and as The Reverand Joe Fagan says: "This is web streamed
folks so you can tune in on your smarty pants phone from where ever you are!"
Richie Parsons is getting visited by his friends in Italy again and
luck for us they also are in great bands and play gigs in town when they are
here...Sunday Sept 1 at Radio Giuda
will be headlining also on the bill The Kurt Baker Band and The Legendary
Rockin' Prophets and Dan Garrison...we hear the Axe will be playing
Pere Ubu is at Brighton Music
Hall Saturday, September 4th!!!
There's a special show on Monday September 30th at Charlie's Kitchen
with Unnatural Axe, Kepi Ghoulie and special guests all the way from
Chain and The Broken Heels...Richie says he has loads of new material
they'll be performing!
Richie also has said on FB that " since 2007 I have been
writing a ton...and have been recording with many friends over the last 2 years.
Usually about boring stuff like old guys do. ...some covers,stuff like wanting
to feel the feeling of falling in love for the first time, again. My trips to
Italy & meeting so many wonderful people fueled this. "
To do those new songs he has booked OCTOBER 1st at the Beachcomber,
Quincy with Kepi Ghoulie, Miss Chain and the Broken Heels, New
Frustration, and Richie Parsons 10 Song Set.
October 12th - Cal Cali's Rat Reunion - save the date....Master
of Ceremonies: Oedipus!!
There's also a Rat
Beach Party brewing for sometime in early September though there is
no specific date as yet...though they do have a beach front venue at Nantasket
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