June 30, 2006 Hear Here
Christine Lavin - Amoeba Hop
and with Jeanne and Paul at 3pm on WBCR
Mass MoCA 413-662-2111
Mission of Burma - Donna Sumeria 5:38
This pioneering Boston band defined early '80s post-punk with its single studio album (the seminal Vs) and ferocious live performances. Took 20 years off and came back in 2004.
Saturday July 1 413-586-8686
Pearl Street 8:30pm
Au Revoir Simone
The Double - Up All Night
We Are Scientists - This Scene is Dead
La Cocina 10pm (413) 499-6363
Roots of Creation - 6AM
Roots of Creation effortlessly blend their original Reggae-riddims (Roots/Dancehall/Dub) with Rock/Funk/Jazz. Their heart felt lyrics, danceable grooves, musical communication and instantly "classic" songwriting have ignited R.O.C. to burn up New England.
Mountain Dog Independence Weekend
BBQ, BREWS & GROOVES FEST
Reverend Tor Band
Roots Of Creation
On the slopes of BOUSQUET SKI AREA
101 Dan Fox Drive- Pittsfield, MA - (413) 442-8316
5pm to 10pm (doors at 4pm)
Mahaiwe 8pm 413-528-0100
Hot Tuna - Robert Johnson's Walking Blues
Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famers Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have been playing together for over 45 years, including their time with Jefferson Airplane. These two fine musicians celebrate the compelling mixture of rock, blues, folk and country that have distinguished their long collaboration through the many incarnations of Hot Tuna. Hot Tuna Acoustic & Electric includes renowned mandolinist, Barry Mitterhoff, and drummer, Erik Diaz. Opening the show is blues legend John Hammond, a widely recognized treasure of American roots music and Grammy Award winner.
Calvin Theater 8pm 413-586-8686
Keb Mo - Whole nother Thing 3:55
(also the Egg on Friday)
Helsinki 9pm 528-3394
Twinemen - Definition of Truth 5:16
Members of Morphine -- Their new album is called Sideshow because they're a bunch of freaks.
Sunday July 2
Mahaiwe 8pm 413-528-0100
Eric Burdon and the Animals - Boom Boom 5:57
One of three original British Rock Invasion bands, The Animals vaulted to fame on the gritty blues/rock vocals of Eric Burdon. The Animals’ classic hits include, House of the Rising Sun, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, We Gotta Get Out of This Place, and many more. Burdon’s versatile career has spanned the 60’s rock scene, to fronting the 70’s funk band, WAR, to recent acclaim with his solo release, My Secret Life, and now his bluesy new CD, Soul of a Man. Opening the show is blues master, John Hammond, who entertains audiences around the world with great solo acoustic blues.
Helsinki 8pm 528-3394
Robbie Fulks - Countrier than Thou
Iron Horse 7pm 413-586-8686
Alexi Murdoch - Home 5:50
Monday July 3
La Cocina 9pm (413) 499-6363
TEENAGE CASKET COMPANY
VAINS of JENNA
with an encore jam with Stevie Rachelle from the 80's metal band TUFF
The Erotics from Albany, NY
TEENAGE CASKET COMPANY from England mix late 70's Punk, Glamrock and Melodic Rock into an exciting catchy Powerpopstyle
VAINS OF JENNA
Vains of Jenna Sweden's newest rock n roll export is following in the footsteps of The Hellacopters & Backyard Babies to bring to America their version of Scandinavian trashy rock n roll. Stevie Rachelle (Metal Sludge, Tuff), who's now there manager took the band to Redrum studios where they recorded a couple of songs with producer GILBY CLARKE (ex- Guns N Roses). The band is movin' from Sweden to Hollywood in April. This is just the beginning.
Flywheel 7:30 --(413) 527-9800
NIGHT WOUNDS (Play allergic to heat 3:07) craziness, saxophone, no wave-ish mania, total spaz dudes, new hampshire transplants now in LA. releases on Not Not Fun and other labels
GREY SKULL three piece, guitar bass drums and electronics. totally heavy.
HOT CHICS, COOL DUDES on tour with night wounds, also from LA
FAT WORM OF ERROR
VIDEO BY KRISTEN LUPOLI