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September 9, 2013

Boys from Nowhere

The folks at Boys From Nowhere have a new trailer...CLICK HERE out for your viewing pleasure…it'll give you a hint of how awesome the film will be when it comes out…wow!!…and make sure to "like" their Facebook Page so you can get updates.....

    And Eric Law sent out a link to a great historic viddy of The Outlets at The Rat from the 80's…and David Minehan with some very big hair joins them for Knock Me Down…check it out!!

Drop the Needle   Drop the Needle is the name of a compilation of some 1980's Boston hardcore bands. On it is Smegma and the Nuns, Gang Green, Celebrity Death Certificate, Scratch and Mallet Head. Get it here DROP THE NEEDLE.

    Here's some stuff coming up - there's TONS of great shows!!:

   Muck and The Mires open for The Yardbirds (!!!) Thursday, September 12th at the Regent Theater

    Boston's own David Minehan is playing guitar in The Replacements . The next show is in Chicago on September 15th The Pixies open for them!! The 3rd show is in Denver on Sept 21. Gotta luv it!! Congrats David!! Here's an article plus a video of Dave on stage for the Toronto Replacements show.

This is the week of TT's 40th Anniversary Celebration!!
Sunday Sept 8: Permafrost, Sarah Rabdau & Self Employed Assassins, Eldridge Rodriguez
Monday Sept 9: The Grownup Noise, The Shods, The Life Electric
Tuesday Sept 10: Raging Teens, OldJack, Roy Sludge, Matt Heaton and the Electric Heaters, Comanchero
Wednesday Sept 11: They're gonna have a Dance Party
Thursday Sept 12: Robin Lane, Jules Verdone, The Bristols, Jenny Dee &The Deelinquents, Thalia Zedek Band, Ruby Rose Fox, Davina Yannetty, Sophia Cacciola and Michael J. Epstein
Friday Sept 13: The Gravel Pit, The Sheila Divine, The Field Effect, Corin Ashley, Kenny Chambers of Moving Targets, Emergency Music
And Saturday - WOW!!: The Classic Ruins, O Positive, Three Colors, The Dogmatics, Reid Paley, Randy Black and the Heathcroppers, Willie Alexander, Mike the Considerate and the Interns

Colby thursdays    Bob Colby's Cantab Second Thursday show is coming up on Sept 12th...he's excited to have psych bands this time around: So Sol, Jeff Beam, The Free ways and The Moontowers

   Pere Ubu is at Brighton Music Hall Saturday, September 14th!!!

    To raise money to help research MS the Crash Safely benefit shows are taking place over 4 nights in September : Sept. 13 at Oberon in Harvard Square - DJ/VJ Craig MacNeil of Videodrome Discotheque, The Upper Crust, John Powhida International Airport and Parlour Bells
Friday Sept 14 at The Davis Square Theater Somerville - The Nickel & Dime Band, Township, The Duckbills (members of the Figgs), Mount Peru and Tsunami of Sound
The Next weekend Sept 20 & 21 are at The MidwayFriday 9/20 Titanics, Corin Ashley, The Unholy III, The Phil Aiken Army and Lenny Lashley's Gang of One
Saturday 9/21 - Sidewalk Driver, Gene Dante and The Future Starlets, My Own Worst Enemy, The I Want You, & Cotton Candy

   another Awesome show alert!!:9/21 Upstart Fest 2013 - The Northeast's Biggest and Best Punk Rock Party will be at the Middle East Down with Koffin Kats, Hudson Falcons, Turbo AC's, Two Fisted Law, American Pinup, New Red Scare, Svetlanas (U.S.S.R.), Cry Havoc, The Old Edison and OC45 - DOORS AT 5PM!!!
If you are not in Boston don't despair…this show is touring and may be coming to a city near you check out their website!

   Also on the 21st - At Radio is a celebration of Joan Jett's Birthday!! So its Ladies of the 80's cover songs night…

Crash benefit     The Rat Reunion Beach Party
9/14 & 15 At The Red Parrot , Nantasket Beach in Hull September 14th (Saturday noon to 6 pm) -- Rat Musicians Cookout/Small Jam!, September 14th (Saturday 6 pm to close) -- Red Parrot (Beach Bar) Rat Jam! , Sunday, September 15th (noon to close) -- The Main Event -- Rat Veteran Bands in All Rooms of The Red Parrot!
So far the band list is as follows Slow Children, The Beachcombovers, The Boize, The Derangers, Cindy Daley, formerly of Lovelace, Liz Borden, JetSet, The GraveDancers , State of The Union, The Workers (w/ Sev Grossman, David McClean!), The Kenne Highland Clan, FoxPass, Red House, Tsunami of Sound, Heavy Weddle & Sweet Release - and the list continues to grow!

    Saturday Sept 22 you can go hang out at the Allston Village Street Fair…Noon - 6 PM they have 2 stages of music, and street perfomers too! I only recognize the names of two bands on the list but hey I'm sure they'll be great - it's Allston after all

   Saturday September 28th Cal Cali brings us The Nervous Eaters (YAY!!) along with the Bob Cenci Cal Cali Duo (and other tba) at the Midway

    There's a special show on Tuesday October 1st at The Beachcomber in Quincy with Richie Parson doing a special solo gig!! And talk about a super group!! He's got not only Brother Cleve on guitar - but Carl Biancucci on bass!! Also special guest that night are and Kepi Ghoulie and all the way from Italy: Miss Chain and The Broken Heels…Richie says he has loads of new material they'll be performing!

   11th Annual Ponderosa Stomp is this October 3, 5 and 5 at The Rock n Bowl in New Orleans check out their site for a list of performers etc....

John Blout     Terry Brenner has put together a great show up in Salem…The Smithereens (!!!) with Pop Gun and Gyro Lula at the Old Town Hall in Salem Tix are 35 buckaroos my friends…and its an early show with doors at 6PM.

   October 12th -WAS going to be Cal Cali's Rat Reunion - but he's moving it because of Spit Reunion #2!!! On October 12th At Bill's Bar on Landsowne St…..DJs will include Tony V, Paul V and Steven Strick and music so far will be by Robin Lane and Lizzie Borden & The Axes..get info timeline and buy tix at their website

   Also on October 12th is The Boston Boozehounds Reunion Show at the Middle East Up along with Reno Divorce and Loser's Circle

    November 8th is Baker boys night at Radio down with The Kurt Baker Band and Tom Baker and The Snakes

   And really far in advance we're letting you know about John Surette's punk opera Tomorrow The World will be performed live at the Middle East, Saturday Dec 14.

Don't forget that The Live at the Rat CD is now available for purchase from QRST's...go get your very own!! Talk about the way back machine and a bunch of awesome memiories!!


   Past postings of this news page are in the BGN ARCHIVES

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