Still Better Than The Beatles: A Tribute To The Shaggs
: A Benefit For The Fremont, NH Town Hall Historical Society
Friday, Apr 13, 2012 8:30 PM EDT
(7:30 PM Doors)
The Bell House, Brooklyn, NY
21 years and over
On Friday April 13th, a collection of musicians from the rock, pop, jazz, blues, folk, metal, prog, & experimental worlds will be gathering together at The Bell House to pay tribute to the music of legendary 60's female power trio The Shaggs.
Performers include Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart/Jeff Buckley), Elliott Sharp, Chris Butler (The Waitresses), Supercute!, Laura Cromwell (God Is My Co-Pilot), Mike Fornatale (Moby Grape/The Monks), Ira Elliot (Nada Surf), Eric Slick (Dr. Dog), Julie Slick (Adrian Belew Power Trio), Weasel Walter (The Flying Luttenbachers), Christy & Emily, members of The Loser's Lounge, and many more.
The evening will conclude with a live Q&A session with Dot Semprini, Betty Porter, & Rachel Gould (aka The Wiggin Sisters) of The Shaggs.
The concert is being held in connection with The Fremont, NH Town Hall Historical Society, with proceeds to go to The Fremont, NH 250th Anniversary Committee - in honor of the The Shaggs' hometown and the location of many of their shows.
Proceeds To Benefit The Fremont, NH 250th Anniversary Committee
A word about the organizer:
Jesse Krakow has worked with Shudder To Think, Ruins, Kate Pierson, Nona Hendryx, Nina Persson, Michael Showalter & David Wain, Elliott Sharp, Gary Lucas, Mary Halvorson, Mike Pride, Chris Butler, Jeremiah Cymerman, The Loser’s Lounge, Patti Rothberg, Kayo Dot, PAK, Dynamite Club, The Dirty Sock Funtime Band, and was a founding member of Time of Orchids. Currently he is a member of Fast ‘n Bulbous: The Captain Beefheart Project, Doctor Nerve, Habliche Luftmasken, The Tall Pines, Spray Paint Star, Sam Mickens’ Ecstatic Showband + Revue, the co-leader of the lo-fi recording project We Are The Musk Brigade, and the musical director of the all-ages music collective The Exploding Note Ensemble. He has releases out on the Tzadik, Cuneiform, Crucial Blast, Epicene Sound Systems, BadNews, MT6, Public Eyesore, Eh?, Magna Carta, Lazer Seizure, & RA Sounds record labels.