This week at the H/O

Here we go–another week of stellar shows. Friday brings another installment of the always fun Shame That Tune early in the evening, followed by Gypsyblood and Man/Miracle at 10 pm. Saturday we are proud to host one of the Permanent Records 5th Year Celebration shows with Australia’s garage rockers Royal Headache, making a rare stateside appearance, along […]

This week at the H/O

Whoa! Here in the deep days of summer I thought things were supposed to be all lazy and mellow. Nothing new; nothing to write home about? Just keep on drinkin’ that lemonade and swattin’ flies on the porch, right? Yeah, not so much. This week is JAM PACKED, with double bookings almost every dang night. […]

Shame That Tune

[youtube][/youtube] Shame That Tune is one! Happy birthday, STT!!! In honor of this momentous event, check out this “promo video” produced last year, in hot anticipation of the first show. Hilarious. And so wrong.

Oof da.

The last few weeks have swept me up into a potentially perpetual current of deadlines and and craziness in which the usual busy-ness has been multiplied by (everyone knock on some wood, cross a few fingers, and hold your breath) a possible last-minute trip to perform in Europe’s most picturesque still-politically-repressive state. [editor’s note: see […]

The week that will be . . .

There was no Robbie show this past Monday, which meant I somehow got away with not coming to the Hideout once in a solid week. Left me feeling a little disjointed (and a bit too broke), which means I’ll be particularly enjoying the Robbie Fulks set — this week themed “I ♥ Liz Phair” — and […]

A cocktails-eye view of "Shame That Tune"

This past Friday, I worked one of my favorite early shows, Shame That Tune, a monthly “game show” in which contestants tell an embarrassing story from their past and are interviewed by the very funny Brian Costello, after which the ridiculously talented Abraham Levitan whips up a song about the shameful details on the spot, on […]