Spits or Tijuana Panthers, Beck or Pere Ubu
December 7, 2016 - Picnic Time
Streetlight Manifesto’s Toh Kay will play a Irenic on Thursday.
Tomas Kalnoky, a Czech-born Jersey child who fronts a ska-punk common Streetlight Manifesto, will take a all-ages Irenic theatre as indie-folkie Toh Kay. The stripped-down contingent is in a center of a Return to a Campfire winter tour, that will take them adult a Left Coast this month…and another frontman rolling solo this winter, Bayside’s Anthony Raneri, will set adult during Soda Bar. Just to hip we to what you’re in for from a emo singer/songwriter, Raneri’s furloughed in support of his latest collection, Sorry State of Mind, out now on Hopeless Records…. Casbah’s got a locals-only uncover Thursday night, with a indie-eclectic lineup of sepia-toned folkies Creature a Woods, O’side creep-rockers Taken by Canadians, and singer/songer Heather Nation…. Out during Til-Two, ska revivalists Bucket of Fish rebound after likeminded Philly kids Behind Deadlines and a possess Watashi Wa Dance Party, a contingent that takes a good bit of courage from Japanese pop-punk bands Dustbox, Weinners, and Dradnats.
Garage-punk greats a Spits hurl into Whistle Stop on Friday!
Garage-punk greats a Spits strike Whistle Stop Friday night. Snotty siblings Sean and Erin Wood became punk lifers in 1987 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where they fake their “punk for a people” ideals before relocating pack and kaboodle to Seattle. Ensconced in that city’s abounding ’90s scene, they renamed themselves a Spits and polished their “dirt simple” Ramones meets Devo scheme. Following albums 1, 2, 3, and 4, a Spits in 2014 motionless it was time to indeed start fixing a things, releasing In a Red set Kill a Kool, a high-water symbol for what Allmusic calls “a lo-fi rumble that satisfies as an simply unstable demonstration or a stone hurl call to arms. Just supplement beer, and Kill a Kool is a raging punk-rock fiesta only watchful to happen.” Locals Keepers and Teach Me open a show…. Best of a rest Friday night finds Long Beach’s tainted garage-pop contingent Tijuana Panthers during Soda Bar behind this summer’s six-song sampler, Ghost Food, with Sixes and Polish…Jimmy LaValle’s ambient Album Leaf is furloughed in support of this year’s well-received Relapse record Between a Waves. They play a Irenic with Rituals of Mine…while Americana artist and former Black Crowe Jackie Greene brings a Belly Up Back to Birth, his latest strain cycle for YepRoc. Country-rock Nashville act a Cordovas open a show.
Beck will title sets during Wrex a Halls (Valley View Casino Center) on Saturday night.
“It’s, like, wow!” — as Beck sings in his latest radio strike — there’s dual nights of 91X’s Wrex a Halls to select from this year, or both if we hook like that. Night one, Saturday, facilities alt-rock staples Beck and Band of Horses for the, um, some-more mature pop-rocker, while night two, Sunday, leans on a pop-punk pogo kick with Poway faves Blink-182, emo act Jimmy Eat World, and internal screamo pinups Pierce a Veil. For full lineups and tix, click this: 91x.com/wrexthehalls/…. There’s a holiday chronicle of a Vinyl Junkies record barter during Casbah SaturDAY, and afterwards SaturNIGHT, Cleveland art-punks Pere Ubu’s Co-ed Jail debate takes a Middletown stage, where rope consistent David Thomas and this year’s organisation will be personification songs from 1975 to 1982; i.e., behind to a beginning, with The Modern Dance (1978), Dub Housing (1978), a scariest manuscript ever available New Picnic Time (1979), The Art of Walking (1980), and Song of a Bailing Man (1982); or, if we prefer, new box-set releases, Architecture of Language, 1979–1982 and Elitism for a People, 1975–1978. Smells like Christmas to me…. Other mentionables: Pylon Reenactment Society, featuring Pylon thespian Vanessa Briscoe Hay, will play a Hideout Saturday after odd-pop twin Red Pony Clock and Smokescreen (feat. members of Plateaus and Terry Malts)…while adult a travel during Soda Bar, English troubadour Benjamin Francis Leftwich splits a check with Brolly…and down in Bay Park, Kevin Seconds’s Reno-based hardcore organisation 7 Seconds will applaud something called “Slabby Holidaze” during Brick by Brick with Pulley, Vulture Wake, and Strike Twelve.
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