Benefit for Japan!
Special ALL-STAR benefit for Japan disaster relief! This is an amazing line-up of entertainment at a low price for a great cause! WFMU DJ/Norton recording star Gaylord Fields emcees a night full of music and rock n' roll! Onstage action from Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, The A-Bones, The Live Ones, Mighty Fine, The Dixons, The Back CCs, and The Underthings plus dance floor traction from WFMU’s Dave the Spazz, WFMU’s Gaylord Fields, DJ Kongress, DJ Shimmy and WMBR’s John Funke! PLUS -- fabulous RAFFLE PRIZES donated by the Great Jones Café, Harefield Road, the Richardson, Academy Records, Permanent Records, Norton Records and more. $10 Admission includes one raffle ticket! Silent Auction of swag sent by your favorite Japanese roc kn' rollers the Jet Boys, Neatbeats, Fifi from Teengenerate, Jackie & The Cedrics, Guitar Wolf and Superchunk! All proceeds go to AmeriCares and Direct Relief International -- two well-run, highly-rated, established charities with commitments to earmark our Japan relief donations. See www.charitynavigator.org Can't make the show? Donate here: http://dri.convio.net/goto/Union.Pool 4 PM start so get there early and stay late!
4:00- Doors, and DJ
4:30 - 5:15 - The Underthings
5:30 - 6:15 - The Live Ones
6:30 - 7:15 - Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens
7:30 - 8:15 - The Dixons
8:30 - 9:15 - The Mighty Fine
9:30 - 10:15 - The BAXX SiSiS
10:30- ??? - The A-Bones
with “musical accompaniment” by the A-BONES-- two big shows on two big shores:
• April 21 Bell House Brooklyn NY rolls and rocks with big A-Bones set sandwiched ‘twixt ROY & Cyril’s headlining superstar spot plus sensational openers LOS VIGILANTES and DADDY LONG LEGS both with solid Norton releases in our Rolling Stones tribute series! Tickets and info HERE!
• April 24 LeBeat Bespoke Festival London, England First time ever appearance of the original Flamin' Groovies head honchos together across the briney blue to upstage the royal wedding and other things! It's Easter everywhere but especially in London Town with a Spring Break to bust all others outta the water!
MEANWHILE, IN BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN BURBANK...
• April 22 South Bay Surfers Records Release bash! Burbank, California RECORD RELEASE PARTY for The South Bay Surfers new Norton LP "King Uszniewicz vs The South Bay Surfers: Battle of the Bands"! Original lineup reunion just for Jorge Ojeda's birthday!