Thanks to Jon Roy for some great shots of our Comet show on Friday the 13th. A drunken good time was had by all!
- by Tom Mohrman
Dear Capitol Hill Block Party,
You Need to Book the Bad Things. The thing with this band is that within three songs the crowd will be swaying side to side, by the fourth the dancing will be open and unashamed. Accordion front man Jimmy the Pickpocket leers at the crowd and sings with a captivating energy reminiscent of Shane MacGowan crossed with Frank Black. Seeing them at the Comet on Friday the thirteenth was proof that Seattle loves the Bad Things. You could feel the wooden dance floor move under your feet like a trampoline. Continue reading
Yes, that’s right. We’ll be gracing The Comet Tavern on Friday, January 13th with an unbelievable lineup: The Bad Things, Bakelite 78, Bat Country and Gunstreet Glory. All good friends and all great drinking music. Prepare your livers because this one is going to hurt. All the pertinent details can be found here. This is the only show that we currently have booked this winter. Hoping to get down to Portland sometime soon and get into the studio in early Spring. And, finally, in preparation for the upcoming holiday, enjoy this Thanksgiving message from the one and only William S. Burroughs: Continue reading