Thursday, September 17, 2009

Showpaper Benefit to Display Gibby's Watercolors

Ok I finally have the information from ShowPaper about this event from Katie Rush.

You can rest assured that Gibby's paintings will ABSOLUTELY be on display for public viewing at Kidd Yellin on the night of Saturday September 26th starting at 7pm. It is a benefit for ShowPaper, the all-ages indie music and art publication. Gibby generously lent his PA system for the bands that will be performing-- he unfortunately won't be in attendance (he's on tour with Butthole Surfers)...but what a great, generous guy :) Hope you can make it! It is at 133 Imlay Street, Bklyn. This benefit (with Gibby paintings and all) should be fantastic. Here's the Facebook invite for more info.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

San Diego date added to Fall Tour

The Butthole Surfers Fall tour:

Sept 24, 2009 - Houston, TX (House of Blues, Beaumont)
Sept 25, 2009 - New Orleans, LA (House of Blues)
Sept 26, 2009 - Atlanta, GA (Masquerade)
Sept 28, 2009 - Baltimore (Sonar)
Sept 29, 2009 - Philadelphia (Trocadero)
Sept 30, 2009 - Boston (Paradise)
Oct 1, 2009 - Montreal, QB (Pop Montreal Festival)
Oct 2, 2009 - Toronto, ON (Phoenix Concert Theater)
Oct 3, 2009 - Detroit, MI (Royal Oak)
Oct 5, 2009 - Columbus, OH (Newport Music Hall)
Oct 6, 2009 - Madison, WI (Barrymore Theater)
Oct 7, 2009 - Chicago, IL (Metro, RiotFest)
Oct 9, 2009 - Denver, CO (Ogden Theater)
Oct 10, 2009 - Salt Lake City, UT (The Urban Lounge)
Oct 12, 2009 - Vancouver, BC (Commodore)
Oct 13, 2009 - Seattle, WA (Showbox Theater)
Oct 14, 2009 - Portland, OR (Mcmenamins Crystal Ballroom)
Oct 16, 2009 - San Francisco, CA (The Grand at the Regency)
Oct 17, 2009 - San Diego, CA (Canes)
Oct 18, 2009 - Los Angeles, CA (Nokia Theater)
Oct 30, 2009 - Dallas, TX (Granada)
Oct 31, 2009 - Austin, TX (Stubbs)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Gibby's Paintings on Display in Red Hook

Katie Rush has written to tell us that Gibby's paintings are still on display at Kidd Yellin in Red Hook. The problem remains, however, that there are no opening hours listed on their website and no response to my email inquiry. Quite frankly, making the trek to Red Hook without being sure that it is open, seems like it could lead to a big, wasted day.

In other news, she also says that Gibby's paintings will be on display at a September 26 benefit at Showpaper which is in Queens. I can't find a confirmation of this to find out the times or exact address on their MySpace page. There is an address of 915 Wyckoff Ave on their Facebook page, but I am unsure if this would be the same venue as their benefit.

I will continue to pursue these and other important questions.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Banned from ATP for being Assholes

According to an interview with Village Voice, and summed up by Brooklyn Vegan, the organizers of All Tomorrow's Parties, who run rock concert festivals in weird out of the way locations where you would likely go to summer camp, have blacklisted the Butthole Surfers, Killing Joke and the Black Lips from future concerts. While he didn't elaborate on why the Buttholes & Killing Joke were included in the list, he said that the Black Lips broke into a chalet (ie in the US we call it a cabin or hotel room) and stole stuff. What kind of stuff I wonder. Not the first time these bands have been called assholes, and I'm guessing not the last time either.

The next ATP festival is at Kutshers in Monticello, where, as a kid in summer camp, I went ice skating (a sort of thrill in the summer), fell down, and had a fat lip for a week.