Roctober HurROCKane RelIef Review
FRIDAY , JUNE 7
Bottom Lounge (Volcano Room)
1375 W.Lake Street
The first all-Norton artist trib show from the masterminds at Roctober and utilizing all the fritzy talent that the Windy City can offer!!!!
Featuring Norton R'n'B Legend - T.VALENTINE OF "Hello , Lucille , Are You a Lesbian?", "Betty Sue" , "Shake Your Funky A.S.S." fame! The Bama Lamas play The Norton Hits! Girl Group Chicago as The Shangri - Las! The Polkaholics as King Uszniewicz and his Uszniewicztones! The Dyes salute Norton Rockabilly! Gentleman John Battles as Hasil Adkins! James Porter as Sam The Sham! Ratso as Esquerita! DJ Todd Killings!
SATURDAY JUNE 29
4483 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montreal, Ca
Cool Canuck caper - Bloodshot Bill will celebrate the release of his rockin' new Norton album THE LONESOME ROAD at this special record launch party! Poutine sold separately...
Montreal in the summer - you know where you wanna be...
...SWEATIN' IT OUT AT A BLOODSHOT BILL SHOW, THAT'S WHERE!
Come celebrate the Saturday night sounds of Bloodshot Bill as he launches his latest & greatest LP to date - The Lonesome Road! 16 tracks of rockin' rawness & oozing ooomph! Released on that label with the able stable - Norton Records!
Special guest band & DJs to keep the mood high in between sets will be announced!
Show will run LATE into the night - You are advised to bring dancing shoes and an extra liver
Saturday June 29
Le Belmont - 4483 St Laurent Blvd (corner Mont Royal)
Doors at 10pm
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL
$10 for first 50 concert goers, $15 after - Come early & save!
Heart be still-- the Flamin' Groovies are comin' to New York with their SHAKE SOME ACTION songbook in tow! Yes, for the first time in three decades, the Cyril Jordan/George Alexander/Chris Wilson lineup of the wildest act in sho-biz will be taking the East Coast by storm! Do not miss these landmark events, engineered by the legendary compere TODD ABRAMSON. His fabulous and really swingin' MAXWELL'S is slammin' its doors but before they do, the big bossman of the venue, a/k/a Mr T. Lance Abramson, youngest-ever charter member of the International Official Flamin' Groovies Fan Club, is bringing Cyril and the boys in to blast OFF at Maxwells and also at the Bowery Ballroom!!! More information at Maxwell's website.
@ SATURDAY JULY 6
6 Delancey Street
New York City
EL PASO ROCK VOL. 8: EL VAMPIRO (375) Here’s the latest in our popular EL PASO ROCK series! This special volume features seventeen roaring 1963-64 surf instrumentals – eight of them previously unissued! Ride the wild sand with the Monarcs, Torquetts, Los Vampiranos and more!
BLOODSHOT BILL - THE LONESOME ROAD (386)Second Norton full length by today’s top one man band!
MICK COLLINS AND DANNY KROHA – WINTER BLUES AND GREENS (1701) Gories members deliver an amazing double EP of seven Kim Fowley poems from his second KICKS Books tome PLANET PAIN set to music!
LA LA BROOKS - PLAY WITH FIRE/PIGGIES – PARACHUTE WOMAN (9665) The fabulous lead singer of the Crystals returns with a fiery take on an early Stones ballad produced by Mick Collins while the Piggies (featuring Andy from the Little Killers) work it out on a BEGGARS BANQUET favorite!
Stay tuned for full-on news blast from Kicks Books on Monday June 10-- here's some tease before the big stuff hits the fans! KB7 - GONE MAN SQUARED by Royston Ellis is at the printer-- full moon pub date is July 20!
KB8 BENZEDRINE HIGHWAY by Charles Plymell arrives on the full moon Aug 22-- Plymell's earliest and rhythm rockin'est verse blasts the beat like none other!
KB5 KIM FOWLEY'S LORD OF GARBAGE hits the ether on the full moon June 22-- the ebook will be available as a Kindle Kicks for the space age crowd! Kim's sequel PLANET PAIN is in the pipeline, with a choice selection of its poems set to sensational sounds by Mick Collins and Danny Kroha-- dig their double EP "Winter Blues & Greens: Epitaphs & Elegies by Kim Vincent Fowley"... have a wild weekend.. see you on MONDAY!
KB4 and KB6 HARLAN ELLISON double whammy PULLING A TRAIN and GETTING IN THE WIND megamythic event blast monster to be announced this Monday June 10-- get thee prepared, chillun!