Thursday, December 14, 2006

Hear here December 15, 2006

Friday december 15

Pearl Street 8:30
The Hold Steady, Catfish Haven, Spouse
Play: Catfish Haven - Please Come Back 2:36
Spouse -- hurry up and Wait 4:05

Helsinki 9pm
Play Kitchen Sink 5:15

Saturday Dec 16

Helsinki 9pm
Play - Train Home

The Elevens 9 PM - 2am (413) 586-9155
"Well Fresh Part 4"
an underground study into the finer side of hip hop
Lyke Minds
The Problemaddicts
Barak Yalad
Hosted by DJ Theory
and a live B-Boy showcase from The Ceremonial Masters
Play: What they Want (edited) 5:15

Basement 10:00 PM
Appalachian Still & Oneside (Boston)
"Could Oneside be the first modern rock band to discover the how catchy the sound of a banjo can be in a pop song? If this

doesn't make them distinctive, then their inherent intelligence does. Smart stuff, fresh on the ears."
-Buzz McClain (Washington Post, No Depression)
Play: Oneside -- Chinatown (4:40)

The Egg 8pm 518-473-1845
Aimee Mann with Grant Lee-Phillips
The Grammy winner and Oscar nominee captures the spooky beauty and mystery of Christmas in a concert featuring holiday

classics and originals from her new CD "One More Drifter in the Snow", as well as a selection of the beautiful and

bittersweet songs that have made Aimee Mann one of the day’s most revered singer/songwriters.
Play: Whatever Happened to Christmas (2:52)

La Cocina 10pm (413) 499-6363
Saturday, December 16th
From Albany, NY
SIRSY version 2.0
Play: PET (3:56)

Flywheel (413) 527-9800
7pm doors open
REAL LIFE TIME MACHINES They Are Like Buddy Holly Meets The Killers! From Lebanon, NH and Malden, MA.
WE ARE CASSETTES Pop / Electro / New Wave "Their music has all kinds of blips and squiggles and depeche-mode-isms." - the

Boston Globe
FAILED TO HONOR Emo / Trip Hop COVENTRY, Connecticut We love to play shows and just have a good time. We are some of the

nicest guys you'll meet. We also love to meet people so come talk to us at a show. We have a new singer!
A MILLION CRYING BABY LIONS Breakbeat / Happy Hardcre / Powerpop Come celebrate A Very Special A Million Crying Baby Lions

Second Annual Christmas Spectacle! A once a year event you cannot afford to miss! This self proclaimed Christmas Anarchist

band straight out of Connecticut, Massachusetts will surely put the misletoe above you and your loved ones head! Be sure

to wear your finest Christmas Attire!
Christmas Malaise Special! DJ ALDURU from Valley Free Radio want to help cure you pre-winter blues. Be sure to wear your

finest Christmas Attire!

Revolution Hall 7pm 518-274-0553
OK GO, As Fast As, Pilot Speed and the Bangkok Five.
OK Go - You're so damn hot 2:31
Bangkok Five - Sunk 3:35

Sunday Dec 17

Colonial Theatre 4pm
4th Annual Colonial Holiday Concert
Acts include past favorites Cabaret to Go and Mary Verdi & The St. Agnes Children's Choir, and new performances from

Romance, Soul & Rock N' Roll, and the Eagles Band - both coming off sold-out performances earlier this year at the


Helsinki 9pm
Play: Turkmenistaner 4:56

Gary Lucas's "The Golem": Famed avant-garde guitarist plays live original score to German Expressionist 1920s silent film

about Frankenstein-like protector of medieval Prague's Jewish community.

Friday, December 08, 2006

Hear Here Dec 8, 2006

Friday Dec 8

Mass MoCA 8pm 413-662-2111
Based around a core of warm vocal duets backed by Hawaiian lap steel guitar, ukulele, guitar and bass, The Moonlighters explore many styles of 20th Century jazz and pop: ragtime, swing, Hawaiian, country, blues - even a little be-bop - with a unique, romantic approach.

Valentines 518-432-6572
Downstairs @ 9pm
Jason Ringenberg / Doojh
Play: New Fashioned Imperialist 2:38

Mama Vig

Saturday Dec 9

Revolution Hall 9pm 518-274-0553
Donna the Buffalo -- from upstate NY -- piles reggae, rock, country, zydeco, Cajun, and folk on top of old-time fiddle music to create a combination best described as original American dance music.
Play: Life's a Ride

PACE 8pm
School for the Dead
Mark Schwaber - Play: Stamp and Release

Flywheel-(413) 527-9800
5pm-8pm free
JOSH NOONE Original acoustic folk/rock. Intimate performance with short intros to songs, little tidbits of humor and relative news. Subject material is on love, life, and the politically controversial.
MIKE GRIFFIN Acoustic / Folk Rock / Rock I write, sing play all of my own shtuff. I've been told that i sound like wilco, and even though i think that nobody could be that good, I take it as a huge complement.
ERIC LEE You don't have to be Irish to appreciate the Celtic music from Eric's violin.
***Live entertainment and refreshments from 5pm to 8pm for participants of the Easthampton Arts Walk. WELCOME!!! Between acts, original footage on the big screen of past shows at Flywheel by Lila Wolan.***

Trumystic - Play Roots 2:41

Pearl Street 7pm
Gone By Daylight, Hope Lies Within, Quiet Drive, The Modern Day Saint, The Minus Scale

Iron Horse 7pm
Bullseye, Us - co-bill of two great Western Mass kid bands!

Sunday Dec 10

Colonial Theatre 413-997-4444 4:00 pm
Irish Rovers - three jolly rogues

Hunger Mountain Boys
Hiccup Remedy Blues

Monday Dec 11
Palace Theater Albany (518) 465-3334
Kenny Rogers

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

8:30 door 9:00 show $5 (413) 527-9800
***FLYWHEEL BENEFIT SHOW*** help Flywheel raise money for our new space and to keep the organization going!
THE EVENS (Washington DC based duo featuring Ian Mackaye & Amy Farina)
THE SHOW WILL BE HELD AT MERCY HOUSE IN AMHERST, MA (click above for directions)


****BARN OWL'S HOLIDAY DEPRESSION SPECTACULAR!**** a benefit for Flywheel!
BARN OWL No more fake owls trying to bite us, we are the real owls making the original owl music. Heard ya missed us, well we're back.

FACES OF DEATH David Gross and Bhob Rainey are the Rock 'Em - Sock 'Em Robots of the new music. And they will eat your brains.
THRILLPILLOW like the Pretenders on ritalin
PLAY: Secret Agent!!
PETULANT CHILD bringing the Bang Bang music to the masses!

Thursday, December 14th

Valentines 518-432-6572
Downstairs @ 7pm
The Hold Steady / Catfish haven / The Scientific Maps / Culdesac Religious / Importante / Astronaut / Bell County Silence