Thursday, May 27, 2010

Upcoming rockabilly/psychobilly events this weekend: The Quakes! The Rocketz! Moonlight Cruisers!

There’s plenty to choose from this Memorial Day Weekend.

Click here for the article with flyers for most of these shows.

THURSDAY’S EVENTS:
- Meet and greet pre-event for Black Cat Entertainment’s 10 year anniversary show: Meet Italy’s own Evil Devil. Dr. Bizarro's Victims and The Grims will be playing. Win anniversary tickets, or buy them if you don’t win!
Thursday 5/27/2010, 6:00 PM to close
Red Zone, Panorama Mall, (818) 891-1446
8401 Van Nuys Blvd.
Panorama City, CA 91402
Click here for more information on the anniversary show

- Psychotonic: meet and greet with Evil Devil from Italy. With special guest DJ Dog Paw (Modern Kicks) and DJ Satoki spinning the best trashy rock 'n roll, rockabilly, psychobilly, rhythm & blues, soul, garage, girl groups, doo-wop, surf, punk, stomp, and more!
Thursday 5/27/2010
Big Foot Lodge
3172 Los Feliz Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90039
10 PM, 21 and over, no cover
Click here for more information on the anniversary show

FRIDAY’S SHOWS:
* Black Cat Entertainment’s 10 Year Anniversary Show, featuring The Quakes (only 2010 US appearance), Evil Devil (from Italy), Human Flys (a Cramps tribute band), The Grims (Los Angeles psychobilly), and a Coffin Case fashion show
Friday 5/28/2010, 7:00 PM
The Music Box
6126 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
All Ages!
Early arrival suggested. Limited ticket availability at the door (cash only).
Click here for more information from Black Cat Entertainment…
or here for my most recent interview with Black Cat’s owner/concert promoter
or here to find out why you can’t miss this rare Quakes appearance.

- Rev It Up with Angel City Outcasts, The Royal Highness, Bastard Winos, The Warlords; hosted by resident DJ Von Badsville
Friday 5/28/2010, 9:00 PM
Spike’s Bar and Billiards
7813 Garvey Ave.
Rosemead, CA
21 and over, $5

SATURDAY’S SHOWS:
* Orange County Marketplace Rockabilly Showdown: Blue Collar Combo, Becky and the Blacktones, The 454s
Saturday 5/29/2010, 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM
Orange County Market Place
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Swap meet admission free with a canned food donation for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
Click here for an interview with Becky & The Blacktones.

- Shakn' Bones featuring The Rocketz, The Black Rose Phantoms, The Faraway Boys, The Devils Advocats, Coffin 83 and a secret band TBA
Saturday 5/29/2010, 9:00 PM
Bamboo Club
14304 Telegraph Rd.
Whittier, CA 90604
21 and over, $10

SUNDAY’S SHOWS:
* Brando von Badsville Presents Memorial Day Weekend BBQ featuring Moonlight Cruisers, The Faraway Boys, Rudy G y Los Hi-Tones, Pachuco Jose’s Jubilee Train, and The Riff Raffs
Sunday 5/30/2010, 7:00 PM
Spike’s Bar and Billiards
7813 Garvey Ave.
Rosemead, CA
21 and over, $12

- Bowl-a-Rama featuring 7 rockabilly-influenced bands, including Becky & The Blacktones, The Rip Em Ups, Badluck Bandits, Phil Friendly Trio, The Sidewynders, The 454s, Blue Collar Combo
Sunday 5/30/2010, 8 PM.
All Star Lanes
4459 Eagle Rock Boulevard North
Los Angeles California 90041
All Ages.
$15 in advance, $20 at the door, free bowling, full bar with id, burlesque show, and record hops.
Click here for an interview with Becky & The Blacktones.

Are there other Rockabilly or Psychobilly shows you know of this weekend? Let me know and I’ll add it to the list.

Did you go to any of these shows? Please come back and leave a comment about your experience.

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