Thu Sep 29 2011

8:00 PM (Doors 8:00 PM)

Middle East - Downstairs

472 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139

$15.00

All Ages

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***ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 1, at 9:00 AM!***

Friday, September 29 | The Middle East Downstairs

The Middle East presents:
Deerhoof
Fat Worm Of Error
The Toughcats
ALL AGES
8:00 pm doors
Tickets are $15 in advance & day of show

Advance ticket sales typically stop one hour before doors open day of show. Any remaining tickets will be available after doors open -- CASH ONLY. Headliners always go on later than openers, and all set times are subject to change without notice. Set times are announced day of show, and are available by calling the Middle East Box Office -- (617) 864-3278 -- dial *(star)100 for a recorded listing, or ext. 221 for questions.

*** Please note, while this is an all ages event, VALID I.D. must be provided by any patron over 21 who wishes to purchase or consume alcohol REGARDLESS OF APPARENT AGE. No I.D. = No alcohol, no exceptions. Underage drinking is strictly prohibited.

Ticket valid for 20% OFF your meal, day of show, at the Middle East or Zuzu!

The Middle East presents
Deerhoof
Fat Worm Of Error, The Toughcats

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  • Deerhoof

    Alternative Rock

    By turns cuddly and chaotic, San Francisco's Deerhoof mix noise, sugary melodies, and an experimental spirit into sweetly challenging and utterly distinctive music. The group began as the brainchild of guitarist Rob Fisk and drummer/keyboardist Greg Saunier in 1994; early releases, such as the 1995 7"s Return of the Woods M'Lady and For Those of Us on Foot, had a more traditionally harsh, no wave-inspired sound, though they also included the quirky tendencies that dominated their later efforts. Vocalist/bassist Satomi Matsuzaki joined the group in time for 1996's self-titled double 7" on Menlo Park, but other members passed through Deerhoof, including Chris Cooper of Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase. The following year they released their full-length debut, The Man, the King, the Girl, on Kill Rock Stars and the Come See the Duck 7" on Banano a year later.

    Fisk left Deerhoof after 1999's Holdy Paws, an experiment that saw the band trying to write songs that favored composition over individual sounds, and pursued similar ideas in his solo work and in Badgerlore. Halfbird, which was recorded before Fisk departed, was released in 2001, after John Dieterich was recruited as Deerhoof's new guitarist. That year the group also released the My Pal Foot Foot 7", a cover of the legendary Shaggs song that also appeared on the Better Than the Beatles tribute. In 2002, the group released the critically acclaimed Reveille; 2003's Apple O' followed soon after, and also featured auxiliary guitarist Chris Cohen. Their fifth album, the much more cohesive and focused Milk Man, appeared in spring 2004. The following year was another busy one for the band: not only did they embark on tours of the U.S., Europe, and Japan, but they released the Green Cosmos EP, the full-length Runners Four, and a Deerhoof tribute album that was only available on the band's website.

    In 2006, the group toured with the Flaming Lips, the Fiery Furnaces, and Mary Timony, among others. That spring, Cohen left Deerhoof to concentrate on the Curtains, and that fall, a ballet based on Milk Man was performed in North Haven, ME. During that time, the band recorded its own songs and collaborated with composer Ed Shearmur on the music for Dedication, a film directed by Justin Theroux. The concise yet eclectic Friend Opportunity arrived in early 2007. Guitarist Ed Rodriguez joined the band in early 2008, and played on that year's Offend Maggie; prior to the album's release that fall, the band gave away one of its songs, "Fresh Born," as sheet music so fans could make their own versions of the song. Starting in 2010, Deerhoof began leaking songs from their next album on different media outlets, creating a kind of musical scavenger hunt for fans leading up to the 2011 release of their tenth studio album, Deerhoof Vs. Evil. ~ Heather Phares, Rovi

  • Fat Worm Of Error

    Fat Worm Of Error

    Acid Jazz

  • The Toughcats

    The Toughcats

    Punk

The Middle East presents

Deerhoof
Fat Worm Of Error, The Toughcats

Thu Sep 29 2011 8:00 PM

(Doors 8:00 PM)

Middle East - Downstairs Cambridge MA
Deerhoof, Fat Worm Of Error, The Toughcats
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$15.00 All Ages

***ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 1, at 9:00 AM!***

Friday, September 29 | The Middle East Downstairs

The Middle East presents:
Deerhoof
Fat Worm Of Error
The Toughcats
ALL AGES
8:00 pm doors
Tickets are $15 in advance & day of show

Advance ticket sales typically stop one hour before doors open day of show. Any remaining tickets will be available after doors open -- CASH ONLY. Headliners always go on later than openers, and all set times are subject to change without notice. Set times are announced day of show, and are available by calling the Middle East Box Office -- (617) 864-3278 -- dial *(star)100 for a recorded listing, or ext. 221 for questions.

*** Please note, while this is an all ages event, VALID I.D. must be provided by any patron over 21 who wishes to purchase or consume alcohol REGARDLESS OF APPARENT AGE. No I.D. = No alcohol, no exceptions. Underage drinking is strictly prohibited.

Ticket valid for 20% OFF your meal, day of show, at the Middle East or Zuzu!