V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
Touch Up Your Eyeliner, Straighten Your Pentacle
Saturday, Jan 30: KGB Club Gothic Winter Ball 2016 â€¢ goth, industrial
By Maggie Grimason [ Fri Jan 29 2016 12:35 PM ]
Dress to impress in your finest leather and lace and head to the Gothic Winter Ball.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
King Khan & BBQ Demonstrate Stamina, Nipples
By Geoffrey Plant [ Mon Nov 2 2015 3:29 PM ]
Sometimes your favorite bands just don't draw a crowd in Albuquerque, for whatever reason, leaving you feeling a bit dispirited about your home town. Thankfully, King Khan & BBQ Show fans didn't stay home last night, though they were a bit tardy, most trickling into Sister during opening band Milk Lines –who played a nice, country-tinged set of psych/rock and roll.
Khan and Mark Sultan (AKA BBQ) came out sans uniforms—to the audible dismay of the packed floor—but it turned out they were simply performing a quick sound check and announced they'd be back after a wardrobe change. And, bam! a nearly naked Khan and a nipple-exposing, body-stockinged BBQ appeared in front of an enthusiastic crowd. The Bad News Boys opened with "Piss Slide", a tune new to me but a concept Khan made Alibi readers familiar with in an interview this week. "Piss Slide, Baby" indeed.
Khan & BBQ proceeded to rock the pants of the crowd for nearly two hours, playing hits like "Waddlin' Around" and "Invisible Girl" with panache and without flaw. Though they didn't play "Animal Party", they did perform one of the sickest tunes in the history of the world, "Taste Buds". Nothing like a crowd singing along to that one. Best show I've seen since Black Lips played Sister. Mark Sultan fairly steals the show with his amazing voice and jiggling nipples, something to be admired considering his partner is one of the more infamous wild-men of contemporary rock and roll. Here's hoping these two make it back to Albuquerque in some capacity, as the King Khan & BBQ Show or with King Khan & The Shrines or BBQ, solo.
courtesy of the artist
Twilight of the Decapod Crustaceans
Friday, Oct 30: Shrimp Night • Reighnbeau • Alexxs Garza • BK Beats • 1960 Sci-Fi Era
By August March [ Thu Oct 29 2015 12:30 PM ]
An opportunity to indulge your craving for deep dance music, black clothes, gloriously glowing body jewelry and maybe even a tube or two of Vicks Vapo-Rub.
V.24 No.40 | 10/01/2015
Tall Tumbleweed Vintage
Shop and Sip
Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Sat Oct 3 2015 1:00 PM ]
Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.
V.24 No.37 | 09/10/2015
Something Shines Past Dots and Loops
Laetitia Sadier (Stereolab) • Deradoorian • Reignbeau
By August March [ Fri Sep 18 2015 12:00 PM ]
One of the singular and sublime voices in modern music.
V.24 No.31 | 07/30/2015
The Chirp of the Cicada
Chicharra at Sister
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Aug 10 2015 3:00 PM ]
"Insect glam metal" group Chicharra plays a show at sister, along with Circuit Des Yeux and Marisa Anderson.
V.24 No.23 | 06/04/2015
The Serpent and the Sister: Agalloch at Sister Bar
By Constance Moss [ Thu Jun 11 2015 1:00 PM ]
Agalloch brings its brand of folk metal to Sister Bar, accompanied by Helen Money.
V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015
David Liebe Hart teleports into Sister tomorrow
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 12 2015 3:49 PM ]
Extraordinary weirdo David Liebe Hart brings his out-of-this-world electro to Sister on Wednesday night.
Much Ado About Nothing
Nothing at Sister
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 12 2015 2:00 PM ]
See shoegaze outfit Nothing at Sister on Thursday night.
V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Meeting of the Minds
Four perspective-changing concerts
By August March
Show Up! delivers deets on rad electro/post-pop, blues rock, post-punk/math rock and stoner rock gigs happening this week in Burque.
V.24 No.11 | 03/12/2015
4AD 4 LYFE!: Merchandise and Power Trip at Sister
By August March [ Mon Mar 16 2015 8:30 AM ]
Difficult to categorize but enthralling to listen to, the music of Merchandise gathers the essential elements of punk, art rock, psychedelia and pop-balladeering.
V.24 No.8 | 02/19/2015
Adult Experimentation at ShowOff 4.0: Curious Concoctions
By Blake Driver [ Thu Feb 26 2015 2:05 PM ]
A grown-up science fair and talent show featuring performances and science fair booth activities.
V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014
Courtesy of artists
Great concerts hit Burque ... Again?!
By August March
Attending country, rockabilly, psych rock, folk and hardcore punk shows may help prevent seasonal depression. Get all the deets in Show Up!
V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
The Doors of Connection
Access blues, EDM, punk and mathy prog rock
By August March
Artists and bands repping English house, Malian blues, El Lay-via-Mexico punk and SoCal prog rock make the Albuquerque scene this week. Show Up! has all the deets plus A/V.
V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
Bird Is the Word
Four flight-ready concerts to fuel your fall
By August March
From fuzz to pop-punk and beyond, Show Up! delivers deets on four concerts you shouldn’t miss this week.
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