The BGN News Archive
July 30, 2012
Well…we were not able to make the big Sisco/Cibulsky benefit at Johnny D's this
past weekend but by all reports it was a huge success…check out the
page for pics and vids… .like
Eric Martin with the Bristols And Valdez
the Sinner with The Flies!!
In case you haven't seen it (we just learned about it recently) we wanted
to share a great website …one that is quite apropos for most of us…Rocker
- "The Lifestyle Zine for Mature Hipsters". What a great concept!! and really
great this site addresses lots of interesting issues, as well as awesome music…
Amy Prohaska and Bret Milano are involved so you know its good…..
Now for what's up out there….well its August come mid-week and …
OH! It starts out with a bang at the Stinky Old Cantab: Thursday
August 2nd, Merle Allin and his band of marauders - The Murder Junkies
are there ….
Up on the North Shore The Nervous Eaters are playing at the Spotlight
Tavern in Beverly on Saturday August 4th…..
And a serious sad note…as you know we lost Marky Mayhem earlier this
month…if you knew Marky you know Sue Blake…in lieu of a traditional funeral
or service (as Marky would like it I am sure) she is having a celebration of
his life and music at their house in Randolph this Sunday August 5th at 6PM…if
you need further info please email us for the address and contact info
We have birthdays to celebrate in August:
Friday August 10th is Night of the Living Larry - at O'Brien's
when we celebrate a 17,851 consecutive-day living streak by Larry Litigot
so this also means we get to see him perform all night with Penis Fly Trap,
Padded Hell and Jay Allen and The Archcriminals….also on the bill
is Kermit's Finger
Of course there BC60 - The Bob Colby 60th Birthday Party at TT's - It's getting close!! Sunday
August 12th- The festivities start 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, Port Charles Quintet,
Willie Alexander ,
…and there'll be plenty of BC faves like Shepardess and Nina Violet….I'm
taking Monday off that's for sure!! Bob says that if this show goes well (Um, Of Course it will Bob!) then he'll be booking a lot more shows in the future.
There's a couple great shows at The Rosebud (Thanks to Cal Cali
& CaliCo Boston again, another one that's doing some awesome shows)
The August 11th Cal's got the a pretty amazing show:
he's got Nervous Eaters at the Rosebud but also on the bill is Billy
Rath ( former Heartbeakers!!) along with The New Frustrations
and on August 18th It's a Hixx Summer Night with Hixx, The 360's,
The Illyrians and Cal Cali's New Experience and Lynette and the Longshots
(which has Lynne from the Stumbleweeds up front)…..
And on Sunday August 19th The Somerville Rock'n'Roll Yard Sale will
be in Union Square Somerville again…this is always a great event with Vinyl
records, vintage memorabilia and lots of DIY vendors…it runs 11AM t 5PM (rain
date the following Sunday).
On Friday, Aug 3rd
Thee Cuban Heels
Return to TOAD (Boston's largest venue when seen through the wrong end of a telescope) in Porter Sq.
They start to play at 10, go all night long and get paid appropriatly... check this clip, shot by Lenny, from the Bayside Bowl...
And Unnatural Axe will be making 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
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...
and there are more Kickstarter projects to add to the list: Hixx
is working on a full length release…help 'em out here….
Ducky Boys are raising
money to record a new full length 'album' Hey for $1 you get a high five
from a band member and of course as the pledge amount goes up the gifts get way
John Surette (Boy's Life) is putting together a Punk
Rock Opera called "Tomorrow The World" and his list of musicians
is very impressive: The musicians and singers appearing in the Rock Opera are
Johnny Blazes (the Pretty Boys), Dennis McCarthy (Ape Hangers, Prime Movers),
Bo Barringer (Future Carnivores,Me and Joan Collins, BRO), David Minehan (Neighborhoods,
Woolly Mammoth), Mali Sastri (Jaggery), Marnie Hall (Robin Lane), Joel Simches
(Count Zero, BRO) Tee Jay (Walter Sickert and His Army of Broken Toys, Pretty
Boys) a reunited BOYS LIFE!!!!! John Surette, Robert Weiner, Chris George, Neal
Sugarman (Sugarman 3, Sharon Jones, Amy Winehouse). They are at the halfway
mark and and need your
help to finish!!!
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