Posts Tagged ‘vernon club’

Young Widows/Phantom Family Halo tour dates

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Phantom Family Halo and Karate Body Records have posted the new tour dates. The tour has (as far as I know) all dates w/ Young Widows & My Disco (from Australia). I highlighted the two dates that more readers of this site would likely go to. And how awesome does a venue called “The Borg Ward” sound? They should have laser tag there.

3/9: Louisville, KY @ Vernon Club
3/10: Detroit, MI @ Small’s
3/11: Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
3/12: Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club
3/13: Milwaukee, WI @ The Borg Ward
3/14: Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop Bar
3/20: Pittsburgh, PA @  TBA
3/21: Brooklyn, NY @ Charleston
3/22: Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Neck Tie
3/23: Washington, DC @ DC9
3/24: Charlotte, NC @ Milestone
3/25: Athens, GA @ 40 Watt
3/26: Atlanta, GA @ 529
3/27: Birmingham, AL @ The Firehouse

The Health & Happiness Family Gospel Band participates on the EC Ball Memorial Album

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

From Justin Eslinger –

ec1From the 1930s up until his death in 1978, EC Ball, of Rugby, Virginia, wrote, recorded and performed hundreds of folk and gospel tunes.

On December 8, Tompkins Square records will release “Face a Frowning World: An EC Ball Memorial Album.”  Over 16 tracks, singers Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Jolie Holland, the Handsome Family, Jon Langford, Michael Hurley, Cathy Irwin, Joe Manning, Pokey LaFarge and Dave Bird explore the music of EC Ball, with most tracks backed by the Health & Happiness Family Gospel Band.

The Gospel Band will celebrate the release of the CD with a show at the Vernon Club on Saturday, December 12.  Doors open at 9pm with a $7 cover.

Check it on Amazon,