Thursday, July 31, 2008
The Weekend is almost here...
Hey all sorry for the lack of posts just been busy. Kelly left town today to go San Francisco for an extended weekend. Speaking of an extended weekend, this coming extended weekend is full of lots of greats shows coming to town here in C-town. Here is a list of just some of them.
Friday August 1st
The Nati's WOXY presents Spiritualized @ The House of Blues with D-troit's own The Dirtbombs
Saturday August 2nd
The Grog Shop presents: The Weakerthans are playing @ The Beachland with openers State Bird from Dover, Ohio, (Remember Dover Lake?) They recently did a session for Daytrotter.
Matt & Kim ( yea yea) are playing @ The Grog with local openers The Afternoon Naps & The Muttering Retreats
Gogol Bordello are bringing their awesome gypsy punk to The HOB C with DJ Dubta
To Be A High Powered Executive, Mystery Of Two, The Hot Rails and Clan Of The Bear Cave are all playing @ The Waterloo Arts Festival
and.... Next Saturday if you have not heard yet Low B who is M.I.A.'s touring DJ and one half of Hollertronix is DJ ing @ B-side that night.
Sunday August 3rd
Mates of State @ The Grog Shop with openers Judgement Day and Black Girls
Joshua Radin (He is from Shaker Heights in case you did not know) is playing @ The Beachland with Vanessa Carlton and Alexa Wilkinson
Tilly and The Wall @ Hartwood Acres (Pittsburgh, PA) for free with openers The Ruby Suns, we saw Cat Power there for free a couple of summers ago.
Monday August 4th
Dr. Dog who are touring in support of their great new album "Fate" are playing @ The Beachland with the awesome Machine Go Boom opening
Lucero will be playing @ The Grog Shop with Justin Townes, and Earle Glossary
it goes without saying that RADIOHEAD are also playing this night as well
Assorted tracks from the artists listed above
(mp3) Gogol Bordello - Start Wearing Purple
(mp3) Dr. Dog - 100 Years
(mp3) Matt & Kim - Silver Tiles
(mp3) Lucero - Kiss The Bottle (Jawbreaker Cover) They do an awesome job covering this great song from a great band who I wish so badly would get back together