this is a reminder about our upcoming shows.
when: 7 feb 09, saturday, 8pm (we start at 9pm)
who with: dj kenny and adrian h and the wounds. this is a cd release party for adrian h's new self-titled disc
where: lola's room, at the crystal ballroom.
how much: 10$
why: because we haven't played since august and it's about time!
also, we've just confirmed a show with portland's new joy division tribute unknown pleasures.
when: 6 mar 09, friday, 9pm (we will be on second)
who with: broken bodies (misfits tribute) and unknown pleasures (joy division tribute)
where: the tonic lounge, 3100 ne sandy blvd
how much: 6$
why: because punk and post-punk is good stuff.7 feb details:
theXplodingboys will open and close for adrian h and the wounds' cd release. accompanied by dj kenny (probably the most underrated and best 80s dj in portland), this will be an evening to remember.
tXb are unveiling some new favourite b-sides at this show and it will be the first show to kick off 2009 for us. we're eXcited to be playing some new songs from the top, pornography and kiss me..., and even some non-album tracks will be played!
show is 21+, $10, tXb hits the stage at 9 and midnight. adrian will go on at approximately 10.45
the crystal ballroom (which hosts lola's room) is located at sw 14th and w burnside6 mar details:
we're eXcited to announce that we will be playing with the brand new joy division tribute called unknown pleasures. rounding out the lineup will be broken bodies, a misfits tribute. so there you have it... all shades of the greys of punk in one room!
the show will be friday 6 mar and will be 6 bucks. tXb hits the stage second. unlike most of our shows of late, we won't be going on really early. and we'll be playing a shorter, but eXplosive, set.
so come out with your eyeliner, tight pants, spikes, leather jackets, fishnets... you know the story. we'll party like it's 1982.http://thexplodingboys.com/shows.htmlthedrowningman
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