Just finished a promo vid for the 2010 Astoria Music Now! Festival. It's pretty killer!
Monday Night 2-22-10 AM&A Presents: Manic Monday W/ Detroit Sub Rev , & John F. Keegan The Quays 8:00 p.m. Featuring an array of music from your favorite local hitmakers: 8p. ***John Keegan w/ Special Guest Brother Blim (of Bliminal)*** 9p ***Andriana Santiago*** ***MF and The Detroit Sub Rev*** MF and The Detroit Sub Rev are a Brooklyn, NY based duo that create straight-ahead rock songs with an emphasis on powerful vocals. The band is comprised of suburban Detroit natives Melanie Friske (vocals and guitar) and Josh Radcliff (guitar)-- Sub Rev=Suburban Revue. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=341936445933
Friday Night 2-26-10 AM&A Presents: METAL NIGHT!! WITH I , YOUR LIEGE + UNCREATION + MACHINE DNA Shillelagh's Tavern ===METAL NIGHT=== AM&A'S FIRST EVER METAL NIGHT!!!!!!! WITH : UNCREATION 10:30 I , YOUR LIEGE 9:30 AND MACHINE DNA!!!! 8:30 +++ I , YOUR LIEGE WILL BE RELEASING THEIR NEW EP FOR FREE!!! $5 @ THE DOOR. DOORS OPEN @ 8 PM!!!!!!!!!!!! 21+ to get in $2 to drink COME GET EFFIN' METAL! https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=282463106826 AM&A Presents: The RETURN of NICO BLUES! and The PEACOCK FLOUNDERS!!! The Quays Discover how psychedelic rock is invading the Quays for the 2nd week in a row with our "Sounds of Color" series featuring: 9p ***The Peacock Flounders*** & 10:30p ***The Nico Blues*** https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=315714167987
Stomp & Howl Movement's series of shows to benefit Haiti earthquake relief efforts will continue on... FRI. FEB. 19th @ Club SANM 7:30pm Howlin' For Haiti - Save The Children Fundraiser w/ THUNDERBANG!,
ILLIMANJARO, VANESSA BOYD, DREW P This night will feature a monster lineup of Astoria bands throwin' down for the people of Haiti who desperately need our help in this time of crisis... 21+ $5 cover - all proceeds will go to Save The Children Save The Children is an organization providing urgently needed medical attention, safe drinking water, and other necessities to the people of Haiti in the aftermath of this devastating natural disaster. To learn more go to www.savethechidren.org Club SANM is located at 35-15 36th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106 Subway: N-W to 36th Ave www.clubsanm.com Click here for invite www.myspace.com/stompandhowlmovement
Tonight, you'll be at Terribly Fat Tuesday - your favorite worst open mic in Astoria. come down and get fat and terrible with us at the Shillelagh Tavern (30th Ave bet 47th & 48th Streets) with $2 Hurricane Shots and $2 draft beers (Brooklyn Lager, Stella and more-- yeah, you read it right - two dollars!) sign ups @ 9 - stage opens up at 10 and Saturday you're coming to our Ba'alentine's Day celebration at the Quays (presented with Mishap Productions) with Psychedelic Disco Angels, Deep Sound Diver and James Call and the Erotic Photo Hunt https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=314952399392&index=1 finally - if you haven't heard - our good friends over at Stomp and Howl have put together a kick-ass benefit at Club SanM to raise some more much-needed funds for Haiti -- Howlin' for Haiti at Club SanM (36th Ave & 36th St) with w/ THUNDERBANG!, ILLIMANJARO, & LITTLE CREATURES doors at 7.30p $5 cover https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=295935212372 AM&A
Monday, February 8th, 2010 Manic Anywhere @ The Quays The Quays 45-02 30th ave Starring: 8p***David Lowe*** 9p***Sean Wiggins*** And introducing- ***The ANYWHERES*** FREE Show Tuesday, February 9, 2010 The Return of Terrible Tuesday Shillelagh 47 22 30th ave your favorite worst open mic is still here - and if you...'ve been missing it lo these many weeks, now's your chance to see what all the fuss is about. * full back line * state of the art PA * drink specials that'll make your wallet wanna propose * all your favorite local and future favorite local singers, musicians, songwriters, poets, comedians and hooligans sign-ups at 9 stage opens up at 10.
Saturday February 13th, 2010 OK, kids. You may want to take a seat for this one, and you may want to make sure that seat is in your bathroom. Because, on saturday february 13th ASTORIA will have a brand NEW MUSIC VENUE !!!! That's right… The Astoria Brewhouse (31st St & 30th Ave) is opening up their sweetass 2nd floor space for AM&A on Saturday, February 13th, and we're bringing some of your favorite Queens bands to christen it. The Jamies - Astoria's very own (and only) all-girl rock band (www.myspace.com/thejamiesmusic) Sweet Magma - Astoria's very own molten heavy metal rockers (www.myspace.com/sweetmagma) Ekra - these guys are from Jackson Heights, but they throw down some serious psychedelic ROCK and they're NOT from Brooklyn.
So, to recap: Rock. Your. Face. Off. With. Kick. Ass. Queens. Bands. in. Brand. New. Sweet. Ass. Space. IN ASTORIA. You're not gonna want to miss this event - doing so may cost you the respect of your grandchildren, their children, and their children's children. Door is $5* Severe Drink Specials TBA *all proceeds will go into the Astoria Music Now! Festival fund - our huge summer music festival (3 stages!!) in your beloved Astoria Park See you there!