Sunday, March 25, 2007
chances are

New Music West hasn't really been much to get excited about for the the last 4-5 years, but with a few details leaking out of their website, things look like they might be turning around a bit (I reserve the right to take that back once the full schedule is posted). So far Last Gang, Endearing, and Mint have signed up to do showcases, and they've got a wrap up party scheduled for the Red Room on May 6th that boasts Apostle of Hustle (Memphis and Lotus Child round out the bill).

Andrew from the Clips sent me an email to let me know that a show he's been working on putting together has been confirmed for March 30th. He and his band mates are playing first on a bill that also features Panurge and Bend Sinister. The show will celebrate the opening of an art show called Vague Undertaking, and it'll all go down at the Chapel (at 304 Dunlevy - 1 block North of Pat's). If you celebrated Halloween with Vice, you might remember the place from their party. It's a converted funeral parlour.

The Cave Singers (members of Hint Hint and PGMG) are at the Lamplighter on April 15th with Lightning Dust (Josh and Amber from Black Lightning).

Fujiya and Miyagi open for Peter Bjorn and John.

Victoria, Victoria! opens for Man Man

Members of Spank Rock are at the Bourbon on May 17th to spin some tunes.

Half Alive presents Glass Candy at the Columbia on June 22nd. Twin Crystals support.

Dead Meadow is canceled tonight.

Long shot, but does anyone have an extra for the Ed Banger thing tonight? Email me, please: quinn.omori [at] gmail

now playing: Ghostface - Be Easy

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2 Comments:

No Dead Meadow? I know you're just the messenger, but way to kill my evening Quinn. What am I supposed to do now? Hook up two stereos next to each other and put The Grateful Dead in one and Black Sabbath in the other, playing them simultaneously? Any word on rescheduling/refunds?

By Anonymous Matt, at 1:39 PM  

not sure... I got word via someone's plea for a Justice tix on craigslist ("since Dead Meadow is canceled..."), and Ticketmaster confirms it.

I'd imagine it's refunds at point of purchase.

By Blogger Quinn, at 5:37 PM  

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