Anne’s Shore & More #10 – Oct 19 2011

Anne’s Shore & More #10 – Oct 19 2011

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE WEEK

Two of New London’s finest bands are playing in sister city New Haven this week. First, the Suicide Dolls have a free show with White Fence (from California) at BAR on Wednesday night (the night after their CMJ showcase in NYC). It’s great to see them playing out so often, and here’s hoping we don’t have to wait too much longer for their CD. The following evening, Fatal Film will be at Elm Bar along with Bobbie Peru, an indie-punk trio that has members from Manchester (UK) and the US. They have supported the Fall on several UK tours and are now based in Connecticut. Fatal Film has been especially busy with shows lately, and I hear their recent appearance at the Workshop in Mystic was one of their best ever. This sounds like an especially good matchup of bands.

It’s kind of a quiet weekend in the New London area, but there are some interesting shows going on in nearby shoreline towns. On Friday night, Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers will be playing at Daniel Street in Milford. I caught these guys at Toad’s Place a few years ago with the Reverend Horton Heat, and they are definitely worth the trip! J.D. Wilkes is an entertaining frontman who must be seen to be believed (if you are going to stand up front, cover your drinks), and the band really rocks. The show starts at 9pm, and Lushlife and the Proud Flesh are also on the bill. Elsewhere on Friday night, John Fries and the Heat will be appearing at Burke’s Tavern in Niantic from 8-11pm. John is a talented songwriter and guitarist, and he also has a great band, with Ron Lewis (who also plays in the Hoolios) on drums and backing vocals and Pat Perry on bass. These guys always have a lot of gigs scheduled, and John just announced that they will be going into the studio this fall to start working on a brand new CD.

Here’s a clip of John Fries and the Heat from their recent show on the Parade Plaza in New London

 

 

CONCERT CALENDAR     

 

Wed 10/19/11

  • - White Fence, Suicide Dolls at BAR in New Haven 9pm FREE
  • - Matt Miklus & Friends, the Crickstones at Cafe Nine in New Haven

 

Thu 10/20/11

  • - Stretch Dawson and the Mending Hearts, Hank Crash at Cafe Nine in New Haven
  • - Fatal Film, Bobbie Peru at Elm Bar in New Haven
  • - Mike Doughty and His Band Fantastic, Moon Hootch at Daniel Street in Milford 9pm

 

Fri 10/21/11

  • - Eliza Gilkyson at All Souls in New London (19 Jay Street) 8pm
  • - Blue Collar Happy Hour with Jack Grace at the Side Pocket Cafe in Groton 8pm-midnight  NO COVER
  • - Sue Menhart at the Riverwalk in Mystic 8-11pm
  • - John Fries and the Heat at Burke’s Tavern in Niantic 8pm-midnight
  • - The Sawtelles, the Ekendu Uno at Javapalooza in Middletown 7:30pm
  • - Scratch Happy, Electric Bucket at Cafe Nine in New Haven 9pm
  • - Tyburn Saints at Elm Bar in New Haven
  • - Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers at Daniel Street in Milford 9pm

 

Sat 10/22/11

  • - Sue Menhart at Old Town Mill Harvest Festival in New London 12:30-1:30pm
  • - Vince Thompson and friends at Sneekers Cafe in Groton 8pm
  • - LOWE, If Jesus Had Machine Guns at Elm Bar in New Haven
  • - Doctor Dark, Enoziku 78 at Cafe Nine in New Haven 9pm
  • - Shillelagh Law at Daniel Street in Milford 10pm
  • - Witches in Bikinis, Matt Rae Trio at Two Boots in Bridgeport 9:30pm

 

Tues 10/25/11 - Malcolm Holcombe, Paul Panamarenko at Cafe Nine in New Haven 9pm

 

Wed 10/26/11

  • - The Two Man Gentlemen Band, Milksop:Unsung at Cafe Nine in New Haven
  • - White Arrows, You Scream I Scream at BAR in New Haven 9pm FREE

Thur 10/27/11

  • -Sandman and friends at Sneekers Cafe in Groton 8pm
  • - Black Tape for a Blue Girl at Cafe Nine in New Haven 9pm
  • - Colour Revolt, Empires, Canvas at the Space in Hamden 7pm
  • - The Theatre Zombies at Two Boots in Bridgeport (FREE)

 

Fri 10/28/11

  • - Blue Collar Happy Hour with Girls Guns and Glory at the Side Pocket Cafe in Groton 8pm-midnight NO COVER
  • - Ferocious Fucking Teeth, Wrist Like This, Wry at the El ‘n’ Gee in New London 8pm
  • - The Rivergods at the Songbird Cafe at the Diane Birdsall Gallery in Old Lyme 7-9pm
  • - Duke Robillard Band at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook 8pm
  • - Melt-Banana, Tera Melos, Fugue at the Space in Hamden 7pm
  • - John Fries & the Heat at Black Eyed Sally’s in Hartford 9pm

 

Sat 10/29/11

  • - The Weird Beards at the Bank Street Cafe in New London
  • - The Hempsteadys, Soul Merchants, Mother Fletcher, Chasing Trinity at the El ‘n’ Gee in New London 8pm
  • - Daphne Lee Martin & Raise the Rent, John Fries at Hod Rod’s in New London (CD Release)
  • - Blue Collar Happy Hour with the Mallett Brothers at the Side Pocket  Cafe in Groton 8pm-midnight NO COVER
  • - Sue Menhart and Nancy Parent at Jitters Coffeehouse in Southington 7-9pm
  • - The Spampinato Brothers at the Knickerbocker Cafe in Westerly
  • - Reptilian Race, Broken, Burrows at Elm Bar in New Haven 9pm

 

Sun 10/30/11   – The Goddamn Gallows, Midnight Creeps, Old Man Lady Luck, Soviet Bloc Party at Cafe Nine in New Haven 8:30pm

 

 

Anne Castellano is a New London songwriter and musician who has played in several bands over the years (the Uninformed, the Skin Walkers, and the Cavities). She is currently performing as a solo artist but is planning on putting a band together very soon. In 2010 she released a full-length self-produced CD entitled “What’s Been Going On” on the New London-based Cosmodemonic Telegraph label. She is a 30-year veteran of college radio, and is currently doing the Deranged Radio Show on alternate Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm at WCNI 90.9 FM in New London. She grew up in New Fairfield, CT in a musical family, with a father who played guitar and listened to country artists such as Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, and a mother who loved Elvis Presley. Involvement in band and chorus in high school led to membership in the UCONN Marching Band and a two-week tour of Europe performing with the band in the early 1980s. Anne moved to New London in 1987 because of the vibrant local music scene there. In 2005 she began putting together a concert calendar to get the word out about all the local band shows that were taking place in the area. She enjoys books, animals, hiking, and the beach, and sees as much live music as her “day job” schedule permits.

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One Responseto “Anne’s Shore & More #10 – Oct 19 2011”

  1. elkern says:

    Daniel Pearl Memorial Concert at All Souls in New London (19 Jay Street), through Friday Night Folk, 7:30 PM!