10/19

The World is a Beautiful Place

& I am No Longer Afraid to Die
Rowell Kid
Mylets

All Ages | 7 pm

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The World is a Beautiful Place

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die formed in Fall 2009 in Willimantic, CT.

Chronological Discography:
"Demo 2010"
"Formlessness" EP
"Josh Is Dead" EP
"Are Here to Help You" Split LP (with Deer Leap)
"Gig Life" single
"Four Way Split" (With Tigers Jaw, Code Orange Kids, Self Defense Family)
"Whenever, If Ever"
"Audiotree Live"
"Between Bodies" EP
"The Distance" EP
"Sundae Bloody Sundae" (Split with Rozwell Kid, Kittyhawk, Two Knights)
"Fourteen Minute Mile" (Split with Rozwell Kid)
"Death To New Years" EP
"Harmlessness"
"Long Live Happy Birthday" EP
"TWIABP/Sorority Noise" Split 7"

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      Mylets

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        10/20

        Barb Wire Dolls

        Svetlanas
        57
        Wick & the Tricks

        All Ages | 8 pm

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        Barb Wire Dolls

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              Wick & the Tricks

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                10/21

                Thee Commons

                Momma`s Boy

                All Ages | 8 pm

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                    10/22

                    Smackdown Trivia

                    18 & Over | 6:30 pm

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                    10/23

                    Open Mic

                    18 & Over | 8 pm

                    Open Mic

                    Every* Monday, Nicholas St. James and The Bottleneck host Open Mic! Sign-up at 9:00, music at 9:30.

                    TWO stages - Main stage and the Bluegrass stage
                    FULL band (any genre)
                    Singer-songwriter
                    Acoustic
                    Electric
                    Comedian
                    JAMS - just show-up with an instrument!

                    FREE entry
                    $1.50 pints
                    45 minute slots available
                    Amongst the best sound systems in town
                    Try-out for playing Bottleneck shows
                    Big venue experience
                    Pool tables

                    Contact us with any questions at:

                    bottleneckopenmic@gmail.com

                    Instruments must be provided by the musician at this time.

                    *no open mic will be held if there is a show scheduled.


                    You MAY NOT sign up any sooner than 2 weeks of the date you wish to play. You may not sign up for two consecutive weeks.



                      10/26

                      Shaun Monday

                      All Ages | 8 pm

                      Shaun Munday is a one-of-a kind talent. He blends soul-drenched vocals with show-stopping bass guitar technique. Shaun captures audiences with a full band sound and plays the bass better than most people play a guitar.

                      Shaun Monday

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                        10/28

                        Stone Foxes

                        AMICUS

                        All Ages | 8 pm

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                            10/29

                            Smackdown Trivia

                            18 & Over | 6:30 pm

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                            10/30

                            TSURUDA

                            Pizza Prophet
                            Lo Temp
                            BHO DOJO

                            18 & Over | 8 pm

                            BassHertz HallowsEve Bash

                            TSURUDA

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                                    11/4

                                    Jonathan Richman

                                    featuring Tommy Larkins on drums

                                    All Ages | 6 pm

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                                    Jonathan Richman

                                    Jonathan Richman has been writing songs, making records and performing live for most of his life, winning fans and making friends around the world with his guileless honesty and playfully catchy compositions. He's revered by countless fellow artists, and has built a remarkably loyal international audience through his tireless touring. His deceptively straightforward songs embody timeless qualities of humanity, optimism, emotional insight and a boundless sense of humor, untainted by cynicism or transient notions of hipness.

                                    The records that Jonathan Richman has made over the past 30 years have long held a special place in the hearts of his fans. He began playing guitar at the age of 15, and in the early 1970s formed the Modern Lovers, whose raw, minimalist sound and emotionally forthright songs helped to lay the groundwork for punk rock. But by the time the group's landmark debut album (including the much-covered "Road Runner," a Top Five single in Europe) was released in 1976, Jonathan had already moved on to a quieter sound and a gentler lyrical focus. Since then, he's continued to record and tour prolifically, first with a series of Modern Lovers lineups, later on his own, and eventually as a duo with drummer Tommy Larkins. Over the years, Jonathan's music has absorbed a multitude of influences, from doo-wop to country to a variety of international styles, without sacrificing the artist's effervescent personality.

                                    Jonathan's fans have remained fiercely devoted over the years, and his audience expanded substantially in the 1990s, thanks to his frequent guest spots on TV's Late Night with Conan O'Brien, his prominent appearance in the 1998 film comedy smash There's Something About Mary, and the inclusions of his Modern Lovers classics "Ice Cream Man" and "I'm A Little Airplane" on Sesame Street.

                                    For much of his career, Jonathan has toured almost almost nonstop around the world. "Traveling and playing for new people in new places is one of my favorite things," he notes. "It's great playing places that are off the beaten track. You can learn a lot when you play in a little town in Holland or Western Australia, and you learn different things than you would learn playing a big city. This year we're going to try to play in Extremadura, which is the southwest of Spain--we might become the first American entertainers ever to play there. I'm hoping that we can able to play the Canary Islands soon.

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                                    featuring Tommy Larkins on drums

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                                      11/5

                                      Turnover

                                      Elvis Depressedly
                                      Emma Ruth Rundle

                                      All Ages | 7 pm

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                                            11/6

                                            High Five Monday

                                            18 & Over | 8 pm

                                            High Five Monday

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                                              11/7

                                              Spafford

                                              Southern Ave

                                              All Ages | 8 pm

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                                              Spafford

                                              Spafford is a four piece funk rock act hailing from Phoenix, Arizona. The band is comprised of Brian Moss (Guitar), Jordan Fairless (Bass), Andrew “Red” Johnson (Keys), and Cameron Laforest (Drums). Refusing to be restricted to any musical boundaries, Spafford seamlessly blends together an eclectic mixture of all of their collective musical experience. The heart of their sound is rooted in deep sonic exploration with a focus on improvisational elements. With jams stretching well beyond the typical structures of their songs, fans have flocked to their live shows to experience the unique energy captured within each performance. A focus on blending genres with a deep foundation of patient groove building has helped craft a sound all their own. Formed in 2012 by happenstance, the band has been building an organic fanbase in the Southwestern United States through word of mouth ever since. As the secret has gotten out Spafford has moved onto national touring, sharing the stage on a coast to coast tour with jam heavyweights Umphrey’s Mcgee in 2017. Reaching the next level in their ascent in an ever changing jam band landscape, Spafford has risen to the top of the next wave of acts by providing quality improvisation and a truly unique musical experience. Spafford has hit the road full time and is bringing their high energy performances nationwide.

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                                                11/8

                                                Tyler Childers

                                                William Matheny

                                                All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                    11/9

                                                    Passafire

                                                    Ziggowatts

                                                    All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                    Passafire

                                                    Calling Savannah, GA home, Passafire was formed in 2003 by students attending Savannah College of
                                                    Art and Design. After performing on a stage outside Atlanta’s Hi Fi Buys Amphitheatre in 2006 where
                                                    the hybrid rock band, Pepper, was opening for 311, a member of Passafire slipped to Pepper a copy of
                                                    the band’s self-titled debut album, Passafire. Pepper had just founded the independent LAW Records
                                                    with plans to selectively recruit and nurture bands they actually experienced and were impressed by while
                                                    out on the road - as opposed to sitting in some distant office and combing through piles of demos. “We’re
                                                    out there every day, meeting and playing with new bands,” says Pepper bassist/singer, Bret Bollinger.
                                                    “It’s not a guessing game. We get to meet them, watch them live...”
                                                    “And spot their work ethic,” Singer/guitarist, Kaleo Wassman interjects with emphasis,
                                                    Passafire developed their sizable fanbase by logging miles all over the US (particularly, in the southeast),
                                                    which attracted the established booking agent, Monterey International who has taken the band to the
                                                    next level of touring. Passafire has performed with a variety of major acts including The Wailers, Van
                                                    Halen, Israel Vibrations, 311, Toots and the Maytals, Los Lonely Boys, Bares Hammond, John
                                                    Brown’s Body, Matisyahu, the Aggrolites and Dub Trio. The band lives on the road, playing live
                                                    throughout the year. Singer, Ted Bowne doesn’t mind the grueling schedule and adds, “Touring is the
                                                    best way to keep the buzz about the band going. What keeps it fun and exciting is the people we meet
                                                    and places we get to see. We are in a new city every day so there's always something to go see or do. If
                                                    we didn't tour constantly, we wouldn't be doing as well as we are. That's a fact.”

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                                                      11/10

                                                      Highwestus

                                                      Joey Oragami
                                                      Metta-Watts & TRS
                                                      Member$ Only

                                                      18 & Over | 8 pm

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                                                              11/11

                                                              Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties

                                                              Dryjacket
                                                              Steady Hands
                                                              Chase Huglin

                                                              All Ages | 6 pm

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                                                                    Chase Huglin

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                                                                      11/12

                                                                      Consider the Source

                                                                      All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                        11/17

                                                                        Wavves

                                                                        Joyce Manor
                                                                        Culture Abuse

                                                                        All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                          Joyce Manor

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                                                                            Culture Abuse

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                                                                              11/18

                                                                              Truckstop Love Vinyl Release

                                                                              Red Kate
                                                                              Headlight Rivals
                                                                              Hannah Norris

                                                                              All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                              Truckstop Love Vinyl Release

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                                                                                Red Kate

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                                                                                  Headlight Rivals

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                                                                                    Hannah Norris

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                                                                                      11/19

                                                                                      Smackdown Trivia

                                                                                      All Ages | 6:30 pm

                                                                                      Smackdown Trivia

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                                                                                      11/29

                                                                                      Skydyed

                                                                                      Linear Symmetry

                                                                                      All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                                      Skydyed

                                                                                      Colorado-based Skydyed captivates audiences with their progressive blend of live electronic rock. Since their debut in 2014, the electrifying trio has made big waves in the Colorado music scene. The band was honored in 2015 by The Untz.com and featured on their list of the hottest, up and coming, live-electronic bands. With roots in rock, funk, and jazz, Andrew Slattery (bass), Max Doucette (guitar and synth), and Shane Eagen (drums) create a dynamic musical journey that mesmerizes audiences with every performance. Intertwining organic live instrumentation with electronic production, soulful jams and profound break-beats, the band strives to spread positive vibrations through music.

                                                                                      Skydyed’s first full-length album, A Quantum Dream, captures the band’s constant pursuit of cutting edge production blended with live, organic chemistry that can only be achieved through countless hours of performing together. Every Skydyed song comes into fruition differently than the last. Some songs begin as ideas that come up in the middle of improvised jams, while others begin in the studio as electronic compositions.

                                                                                      During the summer of 2015, the band focused their efforts on completing a full-length album of ten songs, which is their biggest studio undertaking to this day. In September 2015, with the tracks finally ready for Shane’s percussion, the band travelled across the country to the musically rich city of Nashville, TN to track drums for the record at Belmont, University. The recording process took only two days, and with a newfound energy that only Nashville could inspire, the band returned to Colorado with all the pieces of the puzzle ready to assemble.

                                                                                      Coming from diverse musical backgrounds, the band has developed a deep appreciation for music’s power to transcend language and move people in mysterious ways, which is precisely what the band accomplishes on A Quantum Dream. Featuring high-energy, head banging tracks such as “Grow” and “Mind’s Eye,” as well as softer, mellow songs like “Endless Space” and “Mushroom,” A Quantum Dream truly takes the listener on a melodic journey through a multitude of emotions and sonic landscapes. With jams perfect for relaxation, partying, and everything else in between, A Quantum Dream is a truly imaginative creation that fulfills Skydyed’s artistic vision and redefines the boundaries of Live-Electronica.

                                                                                      Growing up in central Massachusetts, Andrew Slattery and Max Doucette bonded over their love for music throughout high school. Although both developed a deep passion for creating music, neither of them considered pursuing music as a professional career. The two moved to Colorado to attend Colorado State University. After a year in Fort Collins, Andrew and Max discovered a newfound inspiration: the contagious energy of the thriving Colorado music community.

                                                                                      The childhood friends began working on a new music project. As they refined their sound and performed a few small shows, they realized that to achieve the exhilarating sound they wanted to provide fans they needed to find the right drummer. Shane met Andrew and Max through mutual friends and musicians in the Fort Collins music scene and the three clicked instantly. They debuted their new sound as a threesome in April of 2014, headlining a sold-out show at Hodi’s Half Note in Fort Collins. Their early momentum continued from 2014 into 2015-sharing the stage with RJD2, Nas, Flying Lotus, Infected Mushroom, TAUK, Zoogma, Papadosio, and more. In their first two years as a band, Skydyed performed at some of Colorado’s most heralded venues including Red Rocks Amphitheater, The Boulder Theatre, and a sold out headlining show at Denver’s Bluebird Theatre.

                                                                                      Excited as they were with the new sounds they were laying down, the band is amazed by the vast enthusiasm shared among critics and fans alike for their music. Shortly after the release of their latest EP ‘Peace by Piece,’ The Untz proclaimed, “There aren’t many electronica influenced bands out right now that have quite the sharp, organic sound Max Doucette, Shane Eagen, and Andrew Slattery seem to pull off effortlessly

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                                                                                      Linear Symmetry

                                                                                      Chris Story (Keyboards) and Andy Alback (Drums) combined forces in 2013 to form the live-electronica group Linear Symmetry. The duo from Omaha has been on a direct path since their inception and continue to progress to new heights with every performance. They have quickly become known for their tight, energetic live shows which feature moving audible dynamics in the form of organic dance music. Pair this with their brilliant visual package and it’s no surprise they have become festival favorites and late night staples.



                                                                                      After just one experience with this duo, it is clear there is no lack of symmetry between Chris and Ando. The two work together on stage and in studio with a common goal to send the listener on a sonic journey through their ever expanding catalogue of original dance music. Due to their unrestricted sound and raucous live show, they have the unique capability to perform for both rock and electronic audiences. Linear Symmetry has performed alongside EOTO, Shpongle, Twiddle & The Floozies; while also packing dance floors at festivals such as Dancefestopia, 515 Alive and BloomTown. Their linear path to new heights is not slowing, so be on the ready to get down when Linear Symmetry arrives in your area in 2015 and beyond. #LSduo #YearofLinear

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                                                                                      11/30

                                                                                      Drew Six

                                                                                      All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                                      Drew Six

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                                                                                        12/1

                                                                                        Truckstop Honeymoon

                                                                                        E100

                                                                                        All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                                        Truckstop Honeymoon

                                                                                        In eleven years Truckstop Honeymoon have released eight CDs and a full length
                                                                                        documentary film on Baton Rouge label, Squirrel Records. They perform at International folk festivals, rock clubs, neighborhood bars, house concerts and hay barns from Nebraska to Tasmania.

                                                                                        Truckstop Honeymoon’s story begins in New Orleans, where Katie played wash-tub bass and blues piano in the streets of the French Quarter. There she met Mike, who slung a banjo and sold his CDs to tourists as a curative for hangovers and small mindedness. After a court house wedding, they hit the road together. They spent their wedding night in a trucks stop somewhere between Lafayette and the Atchafalaya Swamp. There Truckstop Honeymoon was born.

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                                                                                        12/3

                                                                                        Wrecks

                                                                                        Brick + Mortar

                                                                                        All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                          Brick + Mortar

                                                                                          Brick + Mortar is a two-piece indie pop outfit from Asbury Park, NJ. The duo consists of Brandon Asraf (guitars/vocals/programming) and John Tacon(drums/programming). Best described as controlled chaos, the band combines choppy rhythms, smooth bass lines, tempestuous drumming and honest lyrics, all of which culminates in something that is just as likely to show up on an indie up-and-comers list as it is to show up on a DJ’s playlist – something that is evidenced in the band’s role as a remix magnet for artists such as Baauer. Brick + Mortar is one of the few bands who can conjure up images of both carousels and cocaine, combining dancy with dark and pop with despair.
                                                                                          Speaking in an article with VICE Magazine, Asraf says of their most recent music video for Bangs, “The story is my chance to be in [my father's] world and tell a conglomerate of a bunch of stories I’ve heard.” The result is a gripping video reflective not only of Asraf’s father’s violent past as an international fugitive, but also of the sometimes ominous and abrasive tone of the new EP.
                                                                                          Coming off of the release of their EP, “BANGS,” Brick + Mortar is touring relentlessly, opening for Imagine Dragons, Icona Pop, and Jimmy Eat World, as well as performing in the summer festival circuit at mainstays including Made in America, Loufest, and Lollapalooza.
                                                                                          In a time where purists patiently await the return of rock and roll, Brick + Mortar is gifted enough to combine exciting elements of each genre with their no-bullshit approach to songwriting.

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                                                                                          12/5

                                                                                          Beth Lee and the Breakups

                                                                                          All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                                          Beth Lee and the Breakups

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                                                                                            12/6

                                                                                            Sleep Signals

                                                                                            Elisium
                                                                                            Eclipse of Errai

                                                                                            All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                                            Sleep Signals

                                                                                            2017 promises to be a huge year for Sleep Signals, starting with the release of their new single, “I’ll Save You”, on 1/27/17, along with an accompanying music video that the band shot in the frigid woods of Minnesota. The single was produced by Justin Rimer (Saving Abel, 12 Stones) at Crosstrax Studio in Memphis, TN, and is the precursor to the upcoming album, "At the End of the World," coming out in September.

                                                                                            Founded in 2014, Sleep Signals have garnered a dedicated following through relentless touring, their explosive live performances, and their ability to blend catchy hooks with their high-energy songwriting style. Since hitting the road in early 2015, the band has played more than 175 shows in over twenty-five states, building a solid fan base across the country.

                                                                                            The band released their second EP, Transitions, in early 2016 and followed it up with US tours with heavy hitters Screaming for Silence and Lydia Can’t Breathe. They have also shared the stage with bands like Seether, In Flames, Saving Abel, Bobaflex, Ill Nino, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Alesana, Volumes, Capture the Crown, The Browning, Letters from the Fire, and 3 Pill Morning.

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                                                                                            Elisium

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                                                                                              Eclipse of Errai

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                                                                                                12/8

                                                                                                The Phantastics

                                                                                                Clowder
                                                                                                Houseproud
                                                                                                DJ Megatouch

                                                                                                All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                                                Stop Day Bash!!

                                                                                                The Phantastics

                                                                                                The Phantastics are a eight member musical ensemble that specializes genre-blending hip-hop. Expect to hear rock, rap, dance, funk, jazz and soul in our music. We were formed in December of 2010 and have been trying to save live music ever since.

                                                                                                thePhantom*- Lead Spokesman/Vocals / Bowties
                                                                                                Leigh Gibbs - Vocals/ Soul Sista lovin'
                                                                                                JJ Cantrell- Lead Guitar/ Vocals/ Nipples
                                                                                                Danny Florez- Elictric Bass/ Vocals/Kill Streak
                                                                                                Ashley Thompson- Drums / Twizzlers
                                                                                                DJ Mitchell- Saxophone/ Karate chops
                                                                                                Tim Pistone- Percussion / loaded brownies
                                                                                                ZSonic Bailey- DJ / busted ear drums
                                                                                                Austin Quick-Keyboard / Bee Gee

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                                                                                                Clowder

                                                                                                Clowder is a Folk-Rock band that fuses elements of blues, funk, and jazz-based harmony, riffs, and solos. The group is led by songwriter Cody Case and lead vocalist Chelsy Larson. Chelsy's voice sounds like a blend of Stevie Nicks and Bonnie Raitt, while the musical fusion and Cody's songwriting resembles Paul Simon and Ani Difranco. Clowder is based in Lawrence, KS and has been gigging thereabouts since 2014.

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                                                                                                Houseproud

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                                                                                                  DJ Megatouch

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                                                                                                    12/9

                                                                                                    Dead Man Flats

                                                                                                    Fast Food Junkies

                                                                                                    18 & Over | 8 pm

                                                                                                    Dead Man Flats

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                                                                                                      Fast Food Junkies

                                                                                                      The Fast Food Junkies, from McPherson, Kansas, have shared an incredible chemistry since the Fall of 2004, when they first formed. In this short amount of time put out two albums: "Grumpyland" and "Backwoods". Clint Snyder, Dave Crawford, and Landon Unruh have all come from heavy metal backgrounds to embrace a new movement: progressive bluegrass. Landon, the incredibly speedy banjo picker, was formerly an electric guitarist while his childhood friend, Dave, played the drums with him in a metal band called "Cyler".

                                                                                                      About 7 years ago, Landon picked up the banjo which prompted Dave to thump out his rhythms on an upright bass. As Landon and Dave jammed on the dirt roads of the Walnut Valley Festival a couple of years ago, they met Clint, another passionate musician who tied everything together with his strong vocals, guitar playing and epic songwriting. Together, they merged into a metal-based, driving bluegrass sound with hints of country, rock, folk and definetely humor.

                                                                                                      Fast Food Junkies write songs ranging from ballads of moonshine feuds and Irish immigration to comic accounts of warped loves and the McDonald's drive thru.

                                                                                                      One song inparticular, "To the Pimp", takes Landon's life-theatening accident and makes it a story of heroism and sacrifice. In July of 2005, Landon caught on fire working on an old derby car. Thankfully, his father was there to put the gasoline fire out with his own bare hands. They were both badly burned and Landon wondered if he would ever be able to play the banjo the same way as before. After weeks of excruciating pain from 3rd degree burns on his belly and 2nd degree burns on his arms and hands, he slowly picked the banjo with his bandaged fingers.

                                                                                                      Within a month, he was playing better than he ever. It seems the spirit of this band is only made stonger.

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                                                                                                      12/14

                                                                                                      Loogey

                                                                                                      Scotty Wu
                                                                                                      The Epitome
                                                                                                      Metta-Watts & TRS
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                                                                                                      18 & Over | 8 pm

                                                                                                      Loogey

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                                                                                                        Scotty Wu

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                                                                                                          The Epitome

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                                                                                                              Left E. Grove

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                                                                                                              12/15

                                                                                                              Fit for a King & In Hearts Wake

                                                                                                              Like Moth to Flames
                                                                                                              Phineas

                                                                                                              All Ages | 6 pm

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                                                                                                              Queen City Productions Presents

                                                                                                              Fit for a King & In Hearts Wake

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                                                                                                                Like Moth to Flames

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                                                                                                                  Phineas

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                                                                                                                    12/16

                                                                                                                    The Interrupters

                                                                                                                    SWMRS
                                                                                                                    The Regrettes

                                                                                                                    All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                                                    The Interrupters

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                                                                                                                      The Regrettes

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                                                                                                                        12/21

                                                                                                                        Rolling Foliage

                                                                                                                        Pretty Drunk

                                                                                                                        18 & Over | 8 pm

                                                                                                                        Rolling Foliage

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                                                                                                                        Pretty Drunk

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                                                                                                                          12/30

                                                                                                                          Homestead Grays

                                                                                                                          Ricky Dean Sinatra

                                                                                                                          All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                                                                            Ricky Dean Sinatra

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                                                                                                                              2/1

                                                                                                                              Hippo Campus

                                                                                                                              All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                                                              Hippo Campus

                                                                                                                              Hippo Campus is four Minnesotan boys making music that is simple, joyful, and thematically soaked with the sense of cynicism accompanying the youthful search of self-meaning.
                                                                                                                              The band’s debut EP, ‘Bashful Creatures’, is set for release November 18, 2014. Recorded over two days at Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, MN, the EP was produced by Low’s Alan Sparhawk.
                                                                                                                              With the philosophy that there is beauty among thorns, Hippo Campus presents the world of Bashful Creatures...
                                                                                                                              Kids, Adults, Youth, Age, Tumblr, and Cigarettes. Boots, Younger brothers. Older brothers, Brothers from other mothers, Summer, Friends, alcohol, drugs, and a touch of Boredom. Heterochromia, Heterosexuals, Teachers, English class Ratchet-ness, Lips, and Dancing in Tank tops. Sneaking out for Friends, Sex, Art, but mostly just art school girls. Playing with Guns, American exceptionalism, “Suicide," Shyness, confidence, and Grace.
                                                                                                                              With love, Beans, Espo, Stitches, Turntan.

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                                                                                                                                  HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR SHOW AT THE BOTTLENECK

                                                                                                                                  Have an upcoming show at The Bottleneck? Here’s a few tips to promote your show at The Bottleneck:

                                                                                                                                  BAND POSTERS

                                                                                                                                  Band posters are essential for promoting your show at The Bottleneck. On your poster include:

                                                                                                                                  • Who = your band
                                                                                                                                  • When = date AND time
                                                                                                                                  • Where  = The Bottleneck,737 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS 66044
                                                                                                                                  • How Much = Door Charge
                                                                                                                                  • Age Policy =  All Ages versus 18+ versus 21+

                                                                                                                                  Step 1 – Create poster with the above information.  If you are making it “old school” then don’t forget to create a digital file by scanning the finished product into a PDF or JPEG.
                                                                                                                                  Step 2 – Print posters.  Lots of posters.
                                                                                                                                  Step 3 – Put the posters around town on public bulletin boards. Share the PDF on Facebook and Twitter and what not.

                                                                                                                                  STREET TEAM

                                                                                                                                  Make 4″ by 6″ handbills (Hint: just shrink your poster to fit 4 times onto a sheet of paper, cut 4 ways) and give them to people at concerts.  Ask your friends to help put up posters and hand out handbills.  Word of mouth is your best friend. (Besides the friends that are helping you hand out handbills. Keep those folks around).

                                                                                                                                  YOUPOKE TWEETFACE

                                                                                                                                  Be a fan/friend/follower of The Bottleneck on Facebook and Twitter; make an event; post videos; share your poster; invite and share and post and talk and tweet!

                                                                                                                                  CREATE A YOUTUBE VIDEO AD

                                                                                                                                  Share on Facebook and Twitter, ask friends and fans to share as well. Be creative.  Be short and sweet.  Be Viral.  Check out this example.

                                                                                                                                  USEFUL RESOURCES

                                                                                                                                  Bottleneck logo – hi res logo
                                                                                                                                  Basic poster – see an example

                                                                                                                                  CONNECT WITH LOCAL RADIO STATIONS

                                                                                                                                  Organize an on-air recording or interview.
                                                                                                                                  KJHK – KU student radio station
                                                                                                                                  KKFI – community radio in Kansas City.  In particular, Val Baul is a great resource.

                                                                                                                                  ADVERTISE WITH LOCAL MEDIA

                                                                                                                                  Lawrence.com – everything Lawrence.  You can Submit an Event for free!
                                                                                                                                  iHeartLocalMusic.com – Lawrence and KC music blog
                                                                                                                                  The University Daily Kansan – KU student newspaper
                                                                                                                                  The Pitch – free publication from Kansas City. You can Submit an Event for free!
                                                                                                                                  Ink Magazine – free publication from  Kansas City

                                                                                                                                  CONNECT WITH US

                                                                                                                                  Happy Hour Specials
                                                                                                                                  $2 Domestic Pints
                                                                                                                                  $2 Single Wells
                                                                                                                                  $3 Odell and Dos XX Drafts

                                                                                                                                  Tuesday Night Specials
                                                                                                                                  $2.00 Domestic Pints
                                                                                                                                  $3.00 Craft Pints
                                                                                                                                  $2.00 Wells
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