October is a CRAZY month in AS220 Land. There’s a ton happening! It’s like the big bang all over again. Maybe the blood moon did it. Here’s a list of RAD shows to check out here if you are looking to shake a leg and eat some shake and bake. Go apple picking and then eat apple crisp at these shows.
w/ hyperlinks for your pleasure.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH:
Sonny Vincent, Zin Vetro, M.O.T.O, and The Worried
“Punk Legend” of CBGB infamy bringing his special brand of drama and destruction. This is one of those “legends” shows where the performer is actually worthy of the title!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8TH:
Shannon Lay (Feels), Jess Matsen, Andy Davis (Pixels) and Chris Faulkner (Gymshorts)
Shannon from FEELS (Burger Records) is on the east coast. So we got some friends to come make good sounds with her.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9TH:
Muscle and Marrow, Humanbeast, Muslin, Clean
Ripper. Tis. The time for.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10TH:
BIKE SWAP! (4pm)
Trade, buy, bikes, bike related goodies.
Power Monster (RI), The Vomit Arsonist (RI), Of Earth And Sun (CO,) FRKSE (Boston)
Electronics. Industrial. Doom. Noise.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16TH:
Shellshag, Downtown Boys, Funeral Cone, Gnards (Worcester)
I dunno. This might be TOO many good bands. I haven’t seen this many good bands play on the same stage since I was crowdsurfing with Fred Durst at Woodstock ’99.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17TH:
Math the Band the Band, Howerdian (NYC), Snowplows, Time Cop Beach Party
Ian from JAPANTHER doing solo shtuff. Math the Band doing BAND stuff. Snowplows finding unionized work before the winter comes. Some dudes surfing.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20TH:
Frankel Defects III
Colorado-based nonprofit organization, Process Reversal, presents the third installment of its unique traveling film series — Frenkel Defects.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21ST:
VOLCANO KINGS, NEUTRINOS + TBA
Make the most of your life. Go out on a Wednesday night.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23RD:
Not About the Buildings 9th annual SPELLING BEE!
Personally, this is my favorite event of the year. Free to attend. $8 to spell. Priceless to drunkenly try to spell and make a fool of yourself. Got eliminated on “Chamblis” last year. Never again.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH:
AS220’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY BASH! w/ Alec K Redfearn and the Eyesores, Roz and the Rice Cakes, What Cheer? Brigade
John Waters is in town to celebrate. If you can’t get a ticket to that earlier event worry not– this is a FREE show!!!!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH:
MELLOW HARSHER//FALTER//FEEDBACK PSYCHOSIS//GOWL//SUMMIT LESION
fast. loud. fast. faster. fa a a a a s t e r r.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29TH:
Walker Mettling’s Night of Terrifying Stories 5:
If you don’t like Walker’s scary story night you are probably already dead inside. But you can also enjoy this AND be dead inside too.
EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE! Live!
breaking the internet with VHS– live. Uh oh….
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30TH:
Darklands, Twin Foxes, Nuclear Age (DC), Lines Drawn
This event is great, but I have been writing this list for a while now and am getting tired.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31ST:
MR. AND MS. DEADFACE’S RECEPTION: W/ DROPDEAD, CHURCHBURN and YOUR ENEMY (CA)
Halloween. Weddings. Grind.