Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Punk Rock News You Can Use
Cheetah Chrome crunching down on what was once a hot chicken wing at a house-warming party in Nashville, TN last year... as I have said many times on these pages, Cheetah is one of the genre-defining guitar players of punk rock, not to mention one of my fave guitarists and fave people. Good news for Toronto fans of Cheetah, The Dead Boys, Rocket From the Tombs, Frankenstein and punk rock in general. Tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 20... a great one-off gig with Toronto's own punk rockers, The Screwed backing Cheetah on the songs his bands made infamous. Here's what you need to know to go:
Wednesday June 20
Bovine Sex Club
542 Queen St. W
Cheetah Chrome backed by the Screwed
The Chelsea Hotel which for its entire lifetime has been home to the glitter- and-gutterati alike just experienced a certain coup d'etat, ousting the manager, Stanley Bard and his family, who have run the place for 50 years...
Please visit the always interesting Hotel Chelsea Blog for all the news.
Tim James discovers Chelsea is actually more fabulous than his native San Francisco (1990)