So if you’re not going to Leonard Cohen tonight you’re probably going to Willie Nelson, right? And if you’re not going to Willie Nelson then you’re probably going to…. The Springwater! Duh. The Mattoid, Jim Cheney, and Escape From Craggy Knoll are hitting the stage tonight for some real party time rock and roll. It’s been a while since we’ve seen The Mattoid [They played with Jandek at the Basement last Friday, but we were a little busy with some other stuff] We very much encourage people to go out to this tonight, we’ve got a sneaking suspicion that it’s gonna be wild. Ya know? Yeah.
Oh Juan. We love you. Last year’s “North American Poetry” was among our favorites — poignant, calculated, thoughtful, sweet — he’s the musical version of “good boyfriend material”. And did we mention hard-working? Juan has a new LP out with our friends at Captured Tracks titled “Who Me?,” already available in digital form and soon to…
Fourth of July! Black Cats and Ballparks, the kingdom of Heaven is within! Dylan Simon’s Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘n’ Skate party is tonight at the Rivergate Skate Center, Yautja is playing the Stone Fox on Wednesday, and Quichenight are having their album release at Charlie Bob’s on Thursday. Friday is the night to be seen…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….