Thank you to everyone who came out for April's going away party last night. She left Promptly at Midnight, but promised me she would be back in 11 months, guaranteed, okay folks, at least that what's she promised May before she left.
Actually everyone will be out tonight (F). In addition to our opening at 58 for Veteran Graffiti Artist Mare 139 , Grassroots Community Space is hosting The People's Revolutionary Party (a jazz outit) its 143 Columbus Ave that's hosting(sorry my mistake) Ward E Candidate Guy Catrillo, and the Mayor is alos supposed to stop by. He's actually kicking off his Block Party Tour today in Ward A. Perhaps the political posse party will start with the Cinco de Mayo Party and Parade across from City Hall at Bar Majestic. Cerveca starts to flow at 4 pm and Mi casa amigo senor bill mccamie spins. His second shift for Cinco de Mayo is at Luckys at Midnight. The Conquistador, Caligula is at the LP tonight.
Things also kick off with two debuts this evening (F) . Art House Productions Heavy CraftSoft Landing begins their run on The Human Life Cycle. Rock and Sushi Roll presents the first show tonight (F) at the Grand Bank (across from the post office) WJ and The Sweet Sacrifice Headline. The Event is the offspring of teh mysterious Mike Digger who runs the The Jersey City Music Scene myspace page. He's is going to be doing monthly shows, so bands give him a shout. Speaking of Shouting, a reformed Flaming Fire along with their new marching Greek Chorus at the ISSUE project Room in Brooklyn. It's an all ages, we got dinner covered affair.
On Saturday night, folk rockers Copsetic play the IMAC, at the Lamppost Kawasaki Riding Tara Elliot and the Red Velvets play with the rock femmenistas Six to Eight Mathmatics. There Live Jazz at Made with Love Organic Bakery. Whose desserts with be on hand at Tonight's Meetball Dinner. I hope they aren't frisking people for Ziploc bags. My liitle bro Alfonse (LP Thursdays) in flying solo at Luckys Saturday Night. Chazza amtazzical Leonard Smalls in on tanning in FLA.
On Sunday, Made with Love Organics and Bag The Habit who make stylish reusable shopping bags and produce totes out of recycled plastic will be at the Hoboken Spring Art and Music Festival. Stop by Bag the Habit first so you can fill things up. There's also live music on two stages and fun for the kids. On the cutting edge of Hoboken, you will find the LOWBROW art show at Paul Vincent Studios. Weather wise, it looks like rain so Volleyball is a maybe at best. Sunday will also be the last chance to catch the Attic Ensemble's Nunense Sunday's show is at 3pm.
The Real Cinco de Mayo is on Tuesday both OX restaurant is hosting a luna a sol at 8:30. LITM welcomes the sensations of spring with the Birds and the Bees group show. If you need to get stung, Melissa Surach's Babyhole Comedy Night will be back on Tuesdays.
Groove on Grove resumes on Wednesday May 6th at 6 pm with Higgins and Any Day Parade (7pm) LITM will be on hand to serve for two Happy Hours. While we rock, head are going to roll at the final debate for Ward E Candidates at the Cordero Elementary School from 7:30 pm to 9 pm.
You can get more Political Action from the Jersey City Independent or The JC Votes Guide for more in depth coverage on the upcoming municipal election on May 12th. Also, there's Talking Politics for some great examination of the Hudson County machine. Ay Dios mio!