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Monday, February 16
SISTER - Monday, March 23

DELICATE STEVE/MOON HONEY

SISTER 03-23-2015 OH ME OH MY ANOTHER AWESOME SHOW DURING MARCH 2015 Delicate Steve (NYC) Touring the USA this March/April with stops at SXSW & Treefort Music Fest, Delicate Steve promise to bring the all the groovy dance jams shredder Steve Marion and his gang of pranksters can squeeze into a hour long set! www.delicatesteve.com Moon Honey (LA,CA) After moving from their hometown Baton Rouge Louisiana to Los Angeles California in October, the band has shifted some members & sounds around and will promptly blow your ears, hearts, and minds away with the sonic melting that is Moon Honey! (this will be their third time playing Sister, they played the bar once with YOU and once with SCREAMING FEMALES) www.moonhoneyband.com YOU (ABQ,NM) Albuquerque New Mexico's favorite Mind-Expansion Research Team looks to turn the party vibes up to 11 www.youband.bandcamp.com $5 COVER
Tuesday, February 17
SISTER - Tuesday, February 24

CURSIVE/BEACH SLANG

SISTER 02-24-2015 Cursive’s 2015 tour will come hot on the heels of Saddle Creek Records November 24th, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe reissue of their 2003 breakthrough album, The Ugly Organ. Each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini– in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the tour to perform on any The Ugly Organ-era songs. Cursive is the longtime trio of Tim Kasher (vocals, guitar), Matt Maginn (bass), and Ted Stevens (guitar, vocals), with Patrick Newbery (keys) and Cully Symington (drums). The band is known for their vital, magnetic live show, earning rave reviews from outlets including the Cleveland Scene’s C-Note music blog (”[Tim Kasher’s] effect on the crowd was chilling last night…Cursive was focused and on-spot, composed and gripping”), Nuvo Weekly (“…the five-piece slashed through a near-perfect set of songs from their last nine years of albums”), and the Orlando Sentinel’s Soundboard blog (“…the band still knows how to rock on stage…[Cursive] thrashed away with an abandon that heightened the passion of Kasher’s dense, emotionally charged wordplay.”) Beach Slang www.beachslang.bandcamp.com Twinsmith www.twinsmith.com $13 pre sale / $15 at the door (get your tickets now!)
SISTER - Saturday, February 21

GLASS MENAGERIES/RAWRR!

SISTER 02-21-2015 Come out on Saturday, Feb. 21st to see some amazing local music from RAWRR! Chicharra The Glass Menageries $5 21+ Music starts at
SISTER - Friday, February 27

SHOW OFF 4.0

SISTER 02-27-2015 GROWN UP TALENT SHOW AND SCIENCE FAIR MAD SCIENTIST LAUREN POOLE MUSIC BY REIGHBEAU ARIEL, COMEDY, DANCE, MUSIC AND MORE! INTERACTIVE SCIENCE PROJECTS AND ART MACHINES! https://www.facebook.com/events/403123443191163/
SISTER - Friday, March 6

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS

SISTER 03-06-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/1502508653350529/ A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS(NY) www.aptbs.tumblr.com creepoid www.creepoid.com Sad Baby Wolf www.sadbabywolf.com $7 pre sale / $10 at the door GET YOUR TICKETS NOW !!!
SISTER - Friday, March 6

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS

SISTER 03-06-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/1502508653350529/ A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS(NY) www.aptbs.tumblr.com creepoid www.creepoid.com Sad Baby Wolf www.sadbabywolf.com $7 pre sale / $10 at the door GET YOUR TICKETS NOW !!!
SISTER - Friday, March 6

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS

SISTER 03-06-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/1502508653350529/ A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS(NY) www.aptbs.tumblr.com creepoid www.creepoid.com Sad Baby Wolf www.sadbabywolf.com $7 pre sale / $10 at the door GET YOUR TICKETS NOW !!!
SISTER - Monday, March 9

THE SLOTHS/SUNDOG/HOLYG'S

SISTER 03-09-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/836017833122119/ In 1965 five boys, ages 15 and 16, stepped onto the stage of the legendary PANDORA’S BOX on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip…. THE SLOTHS were born. The Sloths played virtually every venue in Hollywood; The Palladium, The Stratford, Sea Witch, The Hullabaloo, Bito Lidos, The Galaxy, and The Whiskey. They shared the bill with The Doors, Love, Iron Butterfly, The Seeds, The Electric Prunes and British icons Pink Floyd and The Animals. THE SLOTHS recorded two original songs for Impression Records; ‘MAKIN’ LOVE’ and ‘YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME’. Taking the 45 vinyl themselves to local radio stations, ‘Makin’ Love’ was considered way too controversial for 1960’s airplay. By the end of Summer 1966, the group disbanded. A few members joined other rock groups, the others left the music profession entirely. Unbeknownst to them, during the 1980s, their record of MAKIN’ LOVE was discovered and added to a collection of garage band music entitled BACK FROM THE GRAVE. It was now covered by many bands including The Gories. By 2011, the scarce remaining copies of their 45rpm of MAKIN’ LOVE and YOU MEAN EVERYTHING TO ME was selling on eBay for $6,550.00. Hearing of this, rock fanzine UGLY THINGS decided to do an article on this unique occurrence and wanted to solve the mystery of ‘Who were The Sloths?’. UGLY THINGS editor Mike Stax tracked down original guitarist JEFF BRISKIN, while at same time, Mike Dugo of www.60sgarageband.com found bassist MIKE RUMMANS. Slowly others were found… STEVE DIBNER, DON SILVERMAN, and former MAY WINE lead singer TOMMY McLOUGHLIN. For the first time in almost 45 years the guys rejoined other 1960s Sunset Strip rock musicians and… THE SLOTHS were re-born. The Sloths are performing their garage punk set list in the exact 'show band style' as they did in 1966, and their original single MAKIN’ LOVE has just been re-released on vinyl. Over the last two years they've headlined at over 60 venues including Mr. Ts, The Bullet/Hollywood Studio Bar, Johnny Whiteside's Messaround, The Soda Bar & The Eleven in San Diego, Rockit in San Francisco, and The Stork Club in Oakland, garage rock festival 'Debauch a Reno, Norton Records Benefit at the Echo and New Orleans' 'Ponderosa Stomp Music Festival'. In December 2013 they headlined the PURPLE WEEKEND in Leon, Spain. THE SLOTHS are currently TOMMY McLOUGHLIN (lead singer), MIKE RUMMANS (bass guitar), MARK WEDDINGTON (guitar), PATRICK DiPUCCIO (guitar) and RAY HERRON (drums). SUN DOG https://sundogtheband.bandcamp.com/releases HOLY GLORIES
SISTER - Saturday, March 14

THE LYMBS (CD RELEASE)

SISTER 03-14-2015 With: SIT KITTY SIT * TIMESTABLE Opening Performance by Rock 101 Student ALLISON SHERRILL Guitar Raffle by Music-Go-Round $5 https://www.facebook.com/events/933965219955003/?ref=5
SISTER - Tuesday, March 17

MERCHANDISE / POWER TRIP

SISTER 03-17-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/787410117998582 Tuesday, March 17th Doors at 8 Music starts at 9 PM Pre-sale price $10 This is going to be fun! Merchandise : (4AD) www.wmerchandise.com www.4ad.com/artists/merchandise Merchandise is a band fighting against the easy categorization reserved for abbreviated biographies. The project is equal parts punk misanthropy, maudlin balladeering, fine art, low humor, classical study, psychedelic spacecasing, mad science and pop genius. Formed as a trio in Tampa, Florida in 2008, the band has undergone ceaseless revision and reinvention. After putting out numerous records and tapes on independent punk labels and touring the underground, the band truly hit its stride with the release of their second LP Children of Desire in April 2012. In addition to a very warm reception from fans, the record received praise from the likes of Pitchfork, NME, Spin, and numerous other critics and journals. 2013 saw the band releasing Totale Nite on Iowa City’s Night People label and touring extensively throughout America and Europe. Merchandise’s first album for 4AD, After The End, will be released on 25th August 2014. Power Trip: (Southern Lord Recordings) www.powertriptx.bandcamp.com www.powertriptx.tumblr.com Formed in early 2008, Power Trip draw from the sacred texts of classic hardcore, punk, and metal. After the success of their self-titled Lockin’ Out 7”, Power Trip has unleashed their debut LP MANIFEST DECIMATION, out now via Southern Lord Records. Surging with a modernized translation of the works of mandatory crossover pioneers Nuclear Assault, the Cro-Mags. Exodus, Leeway, Sepultura, and more, Manifest Decimation hurtle the band’s “steel, speed and destruction” ethos direct at the jugular with thirty-five minutes of crossover intensity that sounds like it was excavated from a 1987 time capsule with sixteen tons of radioactive dynamite. Recorded by Arthur Rizk and Daniel Schmuck, and produced, mixed, and mastered by Arthur Rizk at Solomon’s Gate in Philadelphia, Manifest Decimation wages war on all in its earshot, with nearly thirty-five minutes of thrashing violence. In the wake of their rabid live shows, images of impending doom and destruction have become synonymous with the name POWER TRIP
SISTER - Sunday, March 22

CHICAGO AFROBEAT PROJECT

SISTER 03-22-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/1557910781134044/ As practitioners of a “non-traditional” interpretation of afrobeat for more than a decade, Chicago Afrobeat Project frequently reinvents itself within a genre first pioneered by Fela Kuti. The group’s latest release Nyash Up!” shows the group redefining their signature version of afrobeat by incorporating elements of hip-hop, orchestra-like musical arrangement, and stylistic explorations of rock, jazz and funk. In 2014, the group ups the ante by collaborating with master afrobeat drummer Tony Allen on a studio release slotted for late in the year. The two artists first collaborated in 2013 on a series of Midwest summer concerts and plan to work together in the U.S. in summer 2014 as well. As a genre, the success of the Broadway musical Fela! and a growing interest in the music has made afrobeat a widely-known sound around the world. Elements of the music are pushing their way further into more diverse and mainstream outlets with a widening array of successful artists such as The Roots, Janelle Monae, Vampire Weekend and drawing influence from the sound. Chicago Afrobeat Project embarked as one of the first nationally touring American bands to take the sound to the masses. The band has mastered a sound that weaves the uniqueness of the Chicago music scene with a distinct western-influenced Nigerian style of music. The group performed with Seun Kuti (son of the late Fela Kuti) and featured Sahr (the original actor portraying Fela in the Broadway musical) as a part of the official Fela! musical kick off party in Chicago. In the past with artists the group has performed with notables such as Bill Kreutzman of the Grateful Dead, Jeff Parker of Tortoise, Paul Wertico, Steve Kimmock, Sugar Blue, Howard Levy, and many others. Chicago Afrobeat Project channels this immense momentum to every performance. The band’s reputation as delivering a stellar live performance translates to group’s new “Nyash Up!” album as well, with critics clamoring that it’s the groups best studio record to date. http://chicagoafrobeatproject.com/
SISTER - Friday, April 24

WAXAHATCHEE/GIRLPOOL

SISTER 04-24-2015 https://www.facebook.com/events/1610252915869802/ Stoked to have Waxahatchee coming back to Sister! plus Girlpool whoaaaaAAAAAaaaaa Waxahatchee www.waxahatcheemusic.com Girlpool www.girlpoool.bandcamp.com Pre-sale tickets are only $7 21+ PARTY ON
SISTER - Saturday, March 7

YAR/CRTTRZ/VOTIVES

SISTER 03-07-2015 YAR / VOTIVES / CRTTRZ / SYLPHS
Thursday, February 19
Burt's Tiki Lounge - Sunday, February 22

DISTANCES/HANTA/VOTIVES

02-22-2015 Burt's Tiki Lounge Two metal bands and a band that pretends they are. Come drink with everyone, but only headbang to the metal bands. No cover at Burts. Music starts at 9:30.
Monday, March 2
BUNGALOW - Thursday, March 5

MOON HONEY

BUNGALOW 03-05-2015 7pm: Train Conductor Experimental lo-fi psychedelic grungy awesomeness, Train Conductor is gonna' get this show rollin'. www.trainconductor.bandcamp.com 8pm: Moon Honey Recently having moved to LA, these guys are fucking awesome and talented. I can't really give a better description of Moon Honey than NPR did, "Cotton candy dipped in peyote." www.moonhoney.bandcamp.com 9pm: YOU Local wankers who are experimental psychedelic dance rock that'll definitely get ya' shroomin' to the groovin'. www.youband.bandcamp.com Because it's a week night, we're gonna' have to get people out around 10:30pm or 11pm. **Be respectful and have fun! See you there!
BUNGALOW - Thursday, March 5

MOON HONEY

BUNGALOW 03-05-2015 7pm: Train Conductor Experimental lo-fi psychedelic grungy awesomeness, Train Conductor is gonna' get this show rollin'. www.trainconductor.bandcamp.com 8pm: Moon Honey Recently having moved to LA, these guys are fucking awesome and talented. I can't really give a better description of Moon Honey than NPR did, "Cotton candy dipped in peyote." www.moonhoney.bandcamp.com 9pm: YOU Local wankers who are experimental psychedelic dance rock that'll definitely get ya' shroomin' to the groovin'. www.youband.bandcamp.com
Tuesday, March 3
Sister Bar - Thursday, March 19

LOW LIFE VIDS'N'VINYL

Thurs. Mar. 19- Low Life Vids’n’Vinyl Realigns Your Undermind: DJs Caterwaul & Luftmensch give psychoactive drugs to their personal demons, achieving aesthetic fission of Sound & Vision @ Sister (407 Central Ave. NW, downtown ABQ) 9pm-1am, No Cover, 21+
Wednesday, March 4
The Mine Shaft - Friday, March 6

MERICAN SLANG IN MADRID!

The Mine Shaft 03-06-2015 8:30pm Free show! 21+ Bring your dancing shoes! It's going to be a funky good time with Feb 2015 CABQ Band of the Month, Merican Slang!
Saturday, March 7
Aux Dog Theatre Nob - Saturday, March 7

TONY NOMINATED COMEDY/DRA

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill 03-07-2015 A mother finds love, acceptance and a new family in the most unlikely place---Central Park West with a little boy named, Bud.
Wednesday, March 11
Stereo Bar - Tuesday, March 17

ST. PADDY'S DAY, MERICA!

5-8PM! Happy hour party with MERICAN SLANG! 21+. Start St. Paddy's Day off right at STEREO BAR, located next door to the El Rey Theatre! Stereo Bar 03-17-2015
The Mountain - Saturday, March 21

MIND EXPANDöRR

Sat. Mar. 21: Fountainsun (Daniel Higgs & Fumie Ishii deep mystic folk- https://soundcloud.com/fountainsun, www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSnCPIkNKA0) with locals Jackhammer (Hair Noise from Fando’s O’neill Bros. - http://jackhammer2.bandcamp.com), Maximum Program (debut of Young Lungs/Bone Forest/Javelina/Pepper Griswald-related doomy postpunk jammerz!) and VJ Caterwaul (photon projections) @ The Dojo (319 Mountain NE, near Mountain & Broadway) starting 8pm, $5 donation, all sensible welcome.
Thursday, March 12
Fish bowl - Tuesday, March 17

ALASKA (NV) GO TO SXSW

Fish bowl 03-17-2015 Alaska (NV) stop in ABQ. Saintly Rows, Votives, and Dead Girls are the locals. All ages, all fun. Donations for touring band appreciated. 6PM @ 318 Stanford SE
Sunday, March 15
- Saturday, March 21

SON COMO SON DANCE PARTY

Salsa Cuban Style at the Cooperage restaurant, 9:30 pm to 1 am.
Tuesday, March 24
Sister - Wednesday, April 8

LOWLIFE PRESENTS!

Wed. Apr. 8- LowLife Vids’n’Vinyl hosts The “Victory Friends” Tour, featuring Austin noise rocker duo Femoral (http://femoral.bandcamp.com), mixing it up with the chiptune grindpop of New Jersey's Bubblegum Octopus (http://bubblegumoctopus.bandcamp.com, www.bubblegum-octopus.com). Local punk housewreckers Rudest Priest (http://rudestpriest.bandcamp.com) are also on board, and DJ Caterwaul flings chaotic synaesthesia throughout the night @ Sister (407 Central NW, below the Anodyne)- starts 9pm, 21+ $4 cover
Wednesday, March 25
Low Spirits - Saturday, March 28

REGGAE NIGHT

Low Spirits 03-28-2015
Friday, March 27
Graft Gallery - Saturday, April 4

BURQUE BAZAAR

Sat. Apr. 4- Burque Bazaar; a punk rock flea market- local misfits selling junk like the Apocalypse is just around the corner! All kinds of treasure/crap for sale/barter, including: Free Boxes, Records/Tapes/etc., Clothing, Comics/Zines/Books, Occult paraphernalia, Electronics, Musical instruments, Posters, Cutlery, VHS/DVD, ETC....Come by and either sell or accumulate some cool crap! *If you would like to vend, we are asking for a $5 donation to the Graft space. Please show up between 10-11am to set-up and bring a blanket, table, chair... whatever you need to set up a little booth-zone. Contact maxwarsaw@gmail.com with any questions. @ Graft Gallery (1417 4th St. SW, in the parking lot), 10am-3:30pm
Burt's Tiki Lounge - Thursday, April 30

BELOWLIFE VIDS'N'VINYL

Thurs. Apr. 30- BeLow Life Vids’n’Vinyl w/ DJs Caterwaul & RyGar present a Psychotronic Collision of Sound & Vision @ Burt’s Tiki Lounge (313 Gold SW) starts 9pm, Free, 21+
Saturday, March 28
LAUNCHPAD - Thursday, April 2

DENGUE FEVER /// YOU

LAUNCHPAD 04-02-2015 Dengue Fever Cambodian psychedelic pop from Los Angeles,CA www.denguefevermusic.com YOU Trio of desert dance prog nerds from Albuquerque,NM www.youband.bandcamp.com $13 www.holdmyticket.com/checkout/event/180978 21+ Bring yr dancing shoes! www.facebook.com/events/1537876969832500/
GOLD HOUSE - Sunday, April 12

CROWN LARKS (CHICAGOIL)

GOLD HOUSE 04-12-2015 Crown Larks(Chicago,IL) www.crownlarks.bandcamp.com YOU www.youband.bandcamp.com Post War Germany www.postwargermany.bandcamp.com Bone Forest www.boneforest.bandcamp.com/track/parkinglot SUNDAY IS THE NEW FRIDAY! $DONATION$ BRING GOOD VIBES OR GO HOME!
 
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