Sunday, August 29, 2010

ABC No Rio Benefit with the Bouncing Souls

Hey y'all,

For all that haven't heard: we're going to be playing a benefit with the Bouncing Souls to help the ABC No Rio building fund on September 14th. If you don't know of or haven't heard of ABC No Rio it is a collectively run center for art and activism that has been active in the Lower East Side since 1980. Check out more about ABC No Rio here.

The tickets to the show sold out a lot quicker than any of us thought (since the Bouncing Souls have two dates before the 14th in New York that are also sold out.) Many people have said, "Ah, I wish I got a ticket but when I tried to grab one, they were already sold out!" If you're still interested in getting a ticket the folks at ABC No Rio have put one up on eBay. All of the money from this ticket will be going to the ABC No Rio building fund in an effort to steer people away from buying the ticket from a scalper for over $100 (which we've seen on various ticket re-selling websites.) We're encouraging anyone that wishes they had gotten a ticket to PLEASE support ABC No Rio and bid on this ticket and not support the capitalist re-sale and commodification of this benefit. Check out the bidding for the ticket here!

Thanks! We hope to see you all there!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Picture the Homeless Benefit Show, August 20th

Hey y'all,

So far this summer we've had a ton of great shows, met some great people, and have had a hell of a time. Our CD Release show was incredible and we have been getting great feedback on the album (thanks y'all!) In an attempt to make this blog active again I wanted to post about the Picture the Homeless Benefit show that we'll be doing this Friday, August 20th at the Silent Barn in Ridgewood!

Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. PTH organizes for social justice around issues of housing, police violence, and the shelter-industrial complex. For more information you can visit their website here.

Other artists that will be performing at the show will be Kalae All Day, Joda!, Titfit, Real Muzic Luvers, and Seth Tobocman will be doing a performance piece!!! In addition to all the incredible artists playing the show, there will be a vegan bake sale! This is a show that you don't want to miss! Also, check out the awesome flyers that were put together for the benefit!