Friday August 4, 2006 - The Smittens The Icicles - Ypsilanti MI at TC's Speakeasy
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May 13, 2006 - ArbourFest II benefit
february 10, 2006 - Slumber Party, and Marie & Francis ( Betty of SLGTM, Nathan of Pas/Cal) - The Halfass Ann Arbor
june 23, 2005 - Bettie Serveert the blind pig ann arbor michigan
may 15, 2005 - MONADE and The Zincs at magic stick Detroit
april 22, 2005 - Of Montreal bear mountain picnic - at the blind pig ann arbor michigan
april 21, 2005 - motor city music conference with: all night push the expatriates malbec tiny steps small's bar in Hamtramck
august 26 2004 - summer smash w/t the pizazz fred thomas emily powers el boxeo etc
july 29, 2004 - nedelle & thom dabenport - lager house - Detroit Nedelle & Thom were fantastic! we wish them well on the rest of their tour. Make sure to catch them live if they are heading your way.
july 17, 2004 - midwest product the singles - at the blind pig - ann arbor
july 3, 2004 - tim monger CD release party at frenchie's in ypsilanti
june 18, 2004 - the fiery furnaces and the ponys at magic stick Detroit -
may 28, 2004 - CD reception Dewey House, Ann Arbor - mike dykehouse saved us by sitting in with the high hat and tom. We made the mistake of covering Mungo Jerry's In the Summertime, Besides that it was a great time.
may 15, 2004 lager house detroit tiny steps and a thousand times yes
April 10, 2004 @blind pig, Ann Arbor saturday looks good to me, geoff farina - the club made a live recording of this, but there is almost no treble at all for some reason. A few people have copies, I'll trade them a re-mastered version if they wish. Just sent me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
March 24, 2004magic stick Detroit: ted leo/RX and saturday looks good to me The stick has the nicest sound professionals in detroit. The house mix was a bit loud tonight, but on stage it sounded lovely, and that's what matters. I never noticed this before, but some of Ted Leo's stuff sounds a lot like Thin Lizzy.
March 6, 2004,metro times blowout @ whiskey in the jar - Bars in Detroit often have a person who helps bands load in, directs traffic, keeps track of the schedule, etc. Oddly this person is never an employee of the bar, but sort of just shows up from somewhere, usually quite drunk. We call this position the Toggle. The toggle for this show was a tiny man who spoke in weird backward gibberish. He offered us use of the 'back room' , which turned out to be a supply closet.
January 23, 2004 -
Blind Pig -
The Elevations, Back In
Spades - good feelings all around. the elevations are kind socialists.
december 20, 2003
Pas/Cal, Sports and Leisure - The most funnest show of the year. 20 drunks in Santa suits, middle aged
folks pashing behind a shower curtain. We covered a Wings tune. december 4 2003 -
Smalls, Hamtramck - Snap! we played very badly. Half the band drunk, half on
asthma medication. Learn from our mistakes. The bouncer/soundman played zapa and was very particular in his needs. November 22, 2003 -
december 20, 2003 - lager House, Detroit - Pas/Cal, Sports and Leisure - The most funnest show of the year. 20 drunks in Santa suits, middle aged folks pashing behind a shower curtain. We covered a Wings tune.
december 4 2003 - Smalls, Hamtramck - Snap! we played very badly. Half the band drunk, half on asthma medication. Learn from our mistakes. The bouncer/soundman played zapa and was very particular in his needs.
November 22, 2003 - Magic Stick, Detroit - Pas/Cal, Bisou Bisou -
november 21, 2003 - Blind Pig, Ann Arbor MI, with Living in Oblivion, Sports and Leisure
september,6 2003 - Dally in the Alley/ 3rd St. Saloon, Detroit MI - This was a lot like bringing your instruments to a frat party at 1am, and saying “we’re the band!” The greater metro detroit area was leaving the Dally and passing through the club to use the restrooms or because they failed to bring their own cooler of beer as us survivalists had. In addition, there were strippers. The “Rockabilly Burlesque.” Ben and his keyboard were traumatized. Thanks to grace, nathan, pam, kevin, neil, and the guy who held the door.
august 21, 2003 - Woodward Ave. Brewers, with Anomoanon and Sinropas - I always feel uncomfortable playing somewhere with nice glassware. The Anomoanon was a treat though, and quite personable. Thanks to audrey, paul, mike d, matt, adam
june 10, 2003 - Free Pop Festival, Ann Arbor Mi. - So many nicely dressed people came out for this, and on a Tuesday no less! I hope the free show movement catches on, most people don't realize that the cover they pay flows immediately into the darker veins of our economy: booking agent's drug habit, gasoline, taco bell, T-shirt printers. Let's never exchange money for music! . . . Yes, I'm hopeless. . . Sports & Leisure played one of the slickest first concerts I've ever heard, The Avatars rocked. Thanks to mariah, J. berry, dirty Harry, dirty tony (antony)
march 7,2003 -Metro Times Blowout @ NEW DODGE, with Pas/Cal , Scott Allen & The Breakdance - The fact that Ken Burns has not yet made a film about the Hamtramck bar scene is a cruel oversight. The New Dodge may have once been a tannery, a grocery, a drive through car wash, and a liquor store before its present incarnation, all without significant change to the décor. You can still order a “shell’ of beer, in Polish if you are able. Fantastic place. Sound person used extreme compression. thanks to the Boyd family now as always.
Feb2003 - Magic Stick, Detroit - Pas/Cal, Scott Allen & the Breakdance -
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August, 2002 – N. Main St. Ann Arbor Michigan – Many first and lasts marked this show. It was the final And Spiders concert, which was creepily beautiful in case you were not one of the ones who saw them during their brief togetherness. It was also the first SATE show, the first time we stayed out (that week) till sunrise, and the last great party of the summer.
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