Posts Tagged ‘Bellman Barker’

A Mini-Retrospective on Run for Cover, Which May End This Year

Run for Cover, the annual cavalcade of high- (and low-) concept cover bands that's been at the Black Cat for the better part of a decade, may come to a close this year. Maybe. It's not entirely clear. But tomorrow night marks the 10th Run for Cover, and for organizer Joe Halladay, it feels like a good [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Straight, No Chaser Edition


Liz Phair, U.S. Royalty. 8 p.m. $25. 9:30 Club.
Gene Wene, The Blackberry Belles. 9 p.m. $20. Black Cat.
Free Lobster Buffet, Honey House, The Bourbon House (all sound delicious, all are just bands). 9:30 p.m. $8. Red Palace.
Bellman Barker, Megan Jean and the Klay Family Band, Alma Tropicalia, Fort Washington Band. 9 p.m. $10. Rock & [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs for Rolling the Credits on Your Edgy Family Drama

You want to get real with people. Maybe you want to focus on that intensely dysfunctional family dynamic between a drug-addicted, failed actress and her roughneck, auto-mechanic father. Perhaps you want to craft an unflinching look at an abusive mother as she comes to terms with her failures as a parent. This will be your [...]

Sins of Admission: Why It’s a Problem When a Club Asks, “Who Are You Here to See?”

For a moment, on the first night he worked the door at the Velvet Lounge, Andrew Bucket thought he was staring death in the face. Her name was Allison Wolfe.
"I was excited to meet her, let alone work the show at all," he says of the Partyline singer, who helped found the riot-grrrl movement in [...]