We made recordings that were totally divorced from the live experience. We ended up making a record where we can actually play all of the songs from it live , which we weren't able to do before, but I think that's because we're more skilled as musicians.
Following a night of comedy on Thursday, and a dance performance on Friday, Saturday (9/9) saw the first of two nights of live music , headlined by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, who have played fest a few times, including the night of the 2003 blackout.
This is the first major exhibition of Nichols' work, featuring his images of apes, elephants, big cats, and the landscapes of the Congo Basin and the American West. Nichols' ... MUSIC If you missed out on the Foo Fighters opening the new Anthem theater.
FESTA ITALIANA — KENNER ITALIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Rivertown, Williams Boulevard at the Mississippi River, Kenner. Three days of celebrating the Italian contributions to the Jefferson Parish city, including live performances, food, activities for kids  .
The Pink Monkey Birds’ frontman Kid Congo Powers cut his ... s been really good is that we all live in different states – we all live really far away from each other – so the only time we get together is to make music, so we’re always happy to.
In the heart of Kinshasa, the frenzied capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo ... music and nothing else." Muanda says the members of the orchestra are united by their love of music. "We're all musicians and we are so used to each other that we live.
On Valentines Day there's another Planned Parenthood benefit at Music Hall of Williamsburg with Reigning Sound, Kid Congo , Eleanor Friedberger,, a Cult of Youth / Wind Atlas collaboration, SKATERS, Austin Brown (of Parquet Courts), Delicate Steve, .
By 1913, the song “The Bowery” from the 1891 musical A Trip to Chinatown was already a standard. Its chorus summed up popular opinion: The Bow'ry, the .... Antony Congo , 200x300 paces in length along the public wagon road….” on March 25, 1647. Over.
They're a group of paraplegics who live in the slums of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. However ... There were a bunch of street kids dancing around them and the music was brilliant. "We stayed till the early hours, drinking the local.
Omar Souleyman and Kid Congo — if at all possible, never miss the chance to see them play. Check out Mr. Souleyman's schedule. The man gets around! Last night, I rocked the Reliquary for a Dreamed of World by 11Paranoias and a white vinyl pressing of .
I'm listening to all the tracks for this show and I think we're in for a good time. Please don't miss out on this one, a great single from Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds on In the Red. We'll be playing this one later in the month. Also on In the Red.
“We've been described as some kind of punk rock boy band before, and I kind of dig that,” says Spike Slawson, lead singer of Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. “Most of us are at least 50 or flirting with the idea of being 50, so being a boy band has it's.
At the risk of sounding world-weary, I don't get nervous before too many interviews these days. That all fell away, though, when I realized I would be meeting with Kid Congo Powers. He's a bona fide legend of the L.A. punk scene (nay, rock on the whole.