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Friday, June 22, 2007

The Weekend Warrior

Wow if I knew I was going to spend 7 hours waiting for my flight to take off from Chicago, I would have asked that we wait outside the plane. ah maybe next time.

Welcome to Summer and the start of a musical season. Tonight, actually right now Rosk Soup Studios are havong a fundraiser for their July 14th Festa Fenice, it's $20 suggested donation with an OPEN BAR and some food for your belly. Tomorrow Night At House Production's has their Summer Blow-out show $10 gets you up close and personal with The Swigs , Las Vendelays, and Well Baby, the event is a fundraiser for Art Huse Productions' Productions. Did I mention FREE BEER. Start out at ther Mermaid Parafde at Coney Island then bring your beach to the Blow-out.

As for 58. We are opening up the gates the next two Saturdays to make room for our summer schedule. First, we are making room for more laughs from the all Jersey Edition of Blackhole this Wednesday. Then on July 7th and 8th, the return to Shangri-la. With 13 bands, two stages, one bbq, one after party. This years event is a special fundraiser to benefit the Grace Church Breakfast Program.



Rock Soup Studio's "Festa Fenice" fundraiser @ Manna Fine Arts $20 suggested donation OPEN BAR and Light Fare.

Larry and Amy @ The Corkscrew 9 pm (check links for dj schedule)

?? @ The Iron Monkey FREE 10 pm

Old Skool Night w/ DJ Johnny Astronaut @ The Lamp Post
DJ Rhod 9 pm@ The White Star Bar


Grace Van Vorst Church Breakfast Plus program email . to volunteer

Volunteer Clean up of The Reservior 10 am (check their link--)
Di in the morning @ The Lamp Post 11am to 6pm – Scrabble and other nerdy stuff with the delight of Bloody Mary’s and Egg Sandwiches
Thrifty 8 @ 58 (an everything sale) 11 am to 5 pm

The Mermaid Parade @ Coney Island (check the internet)

"If 6 was 9" @ the Lamp Post FREE 10 pm

@ The Iron Monkey FREE 10 pm

STD Saturday s @ The Corkscrew with DJ KNEES (Shawn Towey)
Divsion of Planes, No Pasaran @ The Trash Bar (the burg)

Grace Van Vorst Church Breakfast Plus program email . to volunteer

Volleyball @ "Pennisula Park" @ 155 Washington Street. We set up at 1 pm
Superchunk & Oakley Hall @ McCarren Park Pool FREE 3 pm to 8 pm

Anti-Monday Sundays w/ DJ Chuck D @ The Corkscrew

Super Karaokee Fun Time Band in Hobken 7 pm (check their link)


DJ Dancing Tony @ The Lamp Post

DJ Nuygen - spinning AfroBeat @ Bar Majestic FREE 9 pm Move Screenings begin @ 8 pm

The Assention of Tim, the Bartender @ Lucky 7’s - Check their link for Acoustic Acts


DJ Chuck Daly @ Lucky 7’s 9 pm to 1 am $1 PBR’s

Black Hole Wednesday @ 58 (an all Graden State Affair - now who's gonna make fun of Jersey?)
8 pm suggested donation $5 BYOB OK
High Times - Burning Man party The Delancey ( 168 Delancey St. NYC (between Clinton and Attorney) 212-254-9920 with Painted Faith, Next Tribe, The Flaming Fire and Whiskey & Whores

Bryan Beninghove OIrgan Trio @ DC's Tavern (Hoboken)

DJ Chuck D @ the Lamp Post 10 pm

@ The Iron Monkey Free 10 pm

Free Form Thursdaze at the Waterbug Underground. 11:00 pm. $3 admission. $2 Yeungling all night long. Poetry, comedy, hip hop, and folk. 11:00 - 12:00 best featured performers in Jersey City, 12:00-1:30 open mic. #7 Eerie Street in the basement of Rolon s Keyhole Bar.

The Reservior is looking for Volunteers to help with events We're looking for Volunteers each Saturday from May 12th through October 27th. Hours will be from 10am-2pm and 2pm-6pm. Please email if interested--

111 First Street circa 2015

June 23rd Art House Productions Summer Blow-out
June 23rd Thrifty 8 Sale
June 29th The Subway Surfers @ Otto's Shrunken Head
June 29th Kilsy, Emergency Party, Sounds of Greg D, American Watercolor Movement @ Luna Lounge (Williamsburg)

June 30th Thrifty 8th Sale Part II
July 4th Volleyball, BBQ @ Pennisula Park
July 7th & 8th Shangri-la Music Festival @ 58 (14 bands over 2 days) w/ Water under Water, Kilsy, Sounds of Greg D, American Watercolor Movement,
July 12th Kayt Hester Lent Art Opening @ 58 w/ BoySkout
July 13th
Jluy 14th Festa Fenice

Love tony

JC Department of Love and Leisure

h. 201-fbi-auto
w. 973-783-7670

Hello Friends and Artists,
RockSoup would like to invite everyone to an Artist Reception Gala this Friday, June 22nd 6-10pm at Mana Fine Art, 227 Coles st, Jersey City. We will be seeking Community Partners to help launch an annual underground arts and culture festival in the Powerhouse Arts District. This outdoor event, "Festa Fenice", will be held Sat. July 14th and will feature several live musical performances, outdoor art exhibitions, food, drinks, spoken word and more. Friday's event will be a reception for RockSoup's current exhibition at Mana Fine Art, as well as an informational session for those parties interested in participating in Festa Fenice, JC's own 'Phoenix Festival'.MFA 227 Coles St., JCTHIS FRIDAY $20 sugg. Don. OPEN BAR and Light Fare. LIVE MUSIC BY MINDCANDY 6-10pm.Thanks!RockSoup Studios

Hey there--Last minute show. Someone canceled and we were asked to kick the night off at Trash in Williamsburg this Saturday (June 23rd). The truth is a couple of us were going to see the show (Limbs! No Pasaran! Algebra of Need!), so it's super synchronic to play it. We'll be starting at 8:30 and sticking around to watch. Come join us.Tom / Jerel / TomDivision of PlanesPS. We couldn't let you go without telling you about our upcoming CD Release show at Maxwell's Thursday July 12th with No Pasaran and Beautiful Bear. Marx your calendars.

STD SAT. 6/23 *DJ KNEES*This week brings DJ Knees (aka Shaun Towey) to our little corner in da Heights. Shaun is a great musician, and when you hear the kind of stuff he likes to spin, you can see where he draws his inspiration from...good stuff :-) We're taking a little break from the bands this week...but July is filling up fast...AMERICA'S SWEETHEART SAT. JULY 7th is the next one coming up...not to be missed!FRI 6/22 * DJ LARRY & AMY*Yep, it is gonna be a beautiful night, so why not drop into the only place you're guaranteed to hear all tunes worth hearing as spun up by our resident vinyl-meisters.ANTI MONDAY SUNDAY DJ's CHUCK D. and BRETT WILSON, $1 PBR's!Back from being stranded in the wilderness of the Poconos last week, Chuck and Brett will be there tonight...I'm sure they've got stories ;-)Cheers,JC

Hello ya'll myspace superstars,I hope hope hope you will be able to join me tomorrow nite for the 3rd Annual ART HOUSE SUMMER BLOWOUT. It's going to be an especially rockin party -- lots o' bang fer your buck, great music, a killer view of the NYC skyline, FREE BEER, special gifts for the 1st 20 who enter, and yes...bikinis.Most importantly, however, the BLOWOUT will help us raise some (much needed) bills for our upcoming play and video events. PARTY WITH PURPOSE -- drink beer for Art House Productions this Saturday!Lots o' love,ChristineFounder/Director, Art House Productions-----------------------------------------------------------Art House Productions invites you toThe 3rd Annual ART HOUSE SUMMER BLOWOUTJoin Art House Productions as we kick off the summer with a night of celebration and super-hot local music. Oh yeah! We’re gonna make you sweat!SATURDAY, JUNE 23RD * 8PM-12AM * $10FeaturingLAS VANDELAYSbossa nova * samba * rhumbawww.lasvandelays.comTHE SWIGSrock * glam * punkwww.theswigs.comWELLBABYindie * punk * DJ DOCkeepin’ it groovin’ from start to finishArt House Productions1 McWilliams Place, Roof, Jersey City(SE Corner of Hamilton Park near Erie St./8th St. in old St. Francis bldg)**Beach/swim/tropical attire encouraged**more or call (201) 915-9911***

Awright, youse mugs! Here's the skinny. We meet at the " a Grill< >340>in Hoboken next Monday night, June 25. Get there early, cuz I scored us all a deal on dinner. Once we got our game plan together, we're stepping out to " a Park< >Sinatra>for the big score at 7 PM. You'll all have a job to do, so come ready to work. Once we finish our business, we're headed back to 340 to celebrate. If you got any questions, ask em now, cuz we ain't messing around!If anyone sees Johnny Sunshine, Gary the Redhead or Joey Bones, give em the scoop. Their specialized talents will be needed.Big O

Hey there-

Long time, no unsolicited e-mail. J We've been busy these past few months recording and mixing new songs, but we're taking a break from that to play the High Times - Burning Man party at The Delancey in NYC on Wednesday June 27th. We go on at 9pm. I don't think they’re going to light anything on fire, but I’m sure it’ll still be a great freakin' party! Don't miss it! Details below...


Wednesday June 27, 2007 at 9:00pm
High Times - Burning Man party
The Delancey (
168 Delancey St. NYC (between Clinton and Attorney)

Also performing: Next Tribe, The Flaming Fire and Whiskey & Whores

Visit Painted Faith at or on MySpace:
Painted Faith is a 3-piece band that combines electronica with live percussion to create groove based music that contains elements of rock, jazz, reggae, world and dance. The band is comprised of Jamie Serino on drums and percussion, Greg Corra on keyboards and laptop and Mark Venezio on bass. Live performances are an exciting balance of tight, well-written songs with fun and lively improvisations. Painted Faith is based in Hoboken, NJ. For more info visit:

Jamie Serino
Painted Faith

Bryan Beninghove Organ Trio!
w/ Kyle Koehler & Don Williams
After a little layoff, we're back in action. CATCH IT!
Elysian Cafe 9pm
Very hip bar in upper hobroken. They're just startin thursday jazz nights and they're kickin it off TOMORROW with yours truly. Help out the jazz nation & come on down.
1001 Washington St
My favorite bar in the world.
505 8th St. Hoboken
All gigs are FREE!
You can't afford not to come.

Lampost Shows

june 23 - if 6 was 9
july 14 - house of leaves and bad touch

Lismore Tour hihi.thanks to everyone who came to Ruff Club in NYC!We couldn't have asked for a more rad sendoff!for everyone else, come see us somewhere near u!!we're starting to get tired just thinking about this. but it's gonna rock!...there are a few additions/subtractions in the tour schedule.xoxoxoPenelope + StephenSummer US Tour:Jun 8 Ruff Club @ Annex - New York City, NYJun 10 Crane Arts - Philadelphia, PAJun 14 Darkroom - Chicago, ILJun 15 recordBar - Kansas City, MSJun 16 The Office - Denver, COJun 18 The Brotherhood - Olympia, WAJun 19 Rotture - Portland, ORJun 19 Ground Kontrol (after party - DJ set)Jun 21 Make Out Room - San Francisco, CAJun 22 Beauty Bar - San Diego, CAJun 23 Pehr Space - Los Angeles, CAJun 25 Club Red - Tempe, AZJun 26 The Cavern - Dallas, TXJun 28 Happy Fuckers Unite - Little Rock, AKJun 29 Wordsmiths Books- early - Atlanta, GAJun 29 New Street - Atlanta, GAJun 30 Art Bar - Columbia, SCJul 1 The End - Nashville, TNJul 2 The Hideaway - Johnson City, TNJul 3 The Dame - Lexington, KYJul 4 Cedars - Youngstown, OHJul 5 B-Side - Cleveland, OHJul 6 Brillobox - Pittsburgh, PAJul 15 200 Orchard - New York City, NYFREE lismore downloads from BPM magazinego here: and follow the instuctions... essentially you just copy the little code and when itunes asks for it, you can download the playlist. all 25 songs. totally FREE!also included in the playlist: Ray Manzarek (The Doors), Smith and Mighty, and a lot of other artists!Free (new) Mp3: too much use of the word "free". this one if straight from us.Our New EP:We (and Cult-Hero records) are releasing another limited edition Silk-Screened 5-song EP. it will be available exclusively at our shows throughout June and by mailorder and itunes/emusic in July. it's called "All That You Are". it might be on Emusic a bit sooner than that. we'll let you know.


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the Subwway Surfers GIG! June 29th Otto's Shrunken Head Otto's Shrunken Head 538 E 14th St New York, NY 10009-3347 Cross Street: Between Avenue A and Avenue B Directions: L at 1st Ave Subway Surfers make their triumphant return to Otto's after their killer Halloween show w/The Dark Marbles & Trash Mavericks -------------------------------------- Like 80s Punk & New Wave? Check out Fuzzco's Podcast: "Subway Surfers are the kind of band Friday nights were made for."-Robin Eisgrau, JC Downtown magazine"Rock n' roll is supposed to be fun. The Subway Surfers are fun. They get it."-Bill Kelly, The Teenage Wasteland, WFMU-FM"Sounds like some great 45 lost since 1977."-Lindsay Hutton, The Next Big Thing"If people don't go see you guys play...they're #!$%*& stupid."-Jennifer Loveless, Musicologist & Rock Chick !!!

It's almost time, darlings!

Saturday, June 30th, is our last day in the original, classic Newark Avenue location, closing at 5pm. We'll reopen in our new quarters on Thursday, July 5th at 18 Erie Street inside Balance Hair Salon!

Soooo...if you want to have one last shot at the bargain racks and yard sale items, now is the time! Our new shop will have only the most fabulous items for men and women--with one-stop shopping for hairstyles, makeup and'll be head-to-toe style with personal service!

And of course you're invited to the Grand Re-Opening party on Saturday, 07/07/07, 3pm - 7pm!! It will be simply spectacular! Food, drink, art, live music, live dancing models, the whole shebang. Do come!


Your Fashion Hostess, Kathleen

World of Style Vintage"Timeless Trends From The Past"172 Newark AvenueJersey City, NJ 07302Tues.-Fri., Noon-8pm, Sat. Noon-5pm(201) 324-2992

For God’s sake, do not miss:

Tris McCall & The Luna Lovegood Appreciation Society/Kapow!/The Fiery Furnaces
Saturday, June 30
1039 Washington Street, Hoboken
10PM sharp!

I’ll be playing a set of my songs, then I’ll be playing another full set with Kapow!, and then I’ll be standing there with my jaw hanging down, stunned speechless as the Fiery Furnaces do their thing.

When the sun shines, we shine together,