Friday, August 16, 2013

UPCOMING SHOWS & NEW SITE COMING SOON

In case you haven't noticed this site has gone to shit. We'll be letting our friends @  Boston Hassle handle our listings from now on, as they are far more organized than us! This URL (www.bowshows.org) will remain active, but we're leaving Blogger in the dust and gearing up for a BRAND NEW DAY. Get in touch if you'd like to help maintain the B.O.W. & Boston Hassle Shows blog!!!
bostonhassle@gmail.com


UPCOMING SHOWS 
8/29 GREAT VALLEY, FAT CREEPS, SON OF SALAMI, NEEDY VISIONS @ THE SPOT IN JP

 
9/7 BOSTON HASSLE NON-PROFIT APPLICATION FEE FUNDRAISER @ HASSLE NIGHT (every first saturday @ 10pm)
w/ DJs Dan Shea and Ronnie Nordac and live guests Bong Wish (mems of Fat Creeps) and Free Pizza @ Lilypad
It’s going to cost us north of $1000 just to apply for Federal 501(c)3 Non-Profit status.
Come out and help us raise as much as we can!

9/14 Scout Niblett, Dope Body, Bugs and Rats @ Cambridge Elks Lodge

9/15 BOSTON UNDERGROUND SUMMIT 6 @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
w/ Funeral Cone, Sleep Crimes, Secret Lover, Skinny Bones, Immigrants, Trashawk + MORE

10/4 & 10/5 THE 1ST NEW ENGLAND UNDERGROUND MUSIC FEST
@ Cambridge Elks Lodge (10/4) & Democracy Center (10/5)
w/ Neptune, Happy Jawbone Family Band, Bromp Treb, Metal Feathers, Mincemeat or Tenspeed, Downtown Boys, Guerilla Toss, Ryan Power, Sunburned Hand of the Man + TONS MORE

11/8 & 11/9 BOSTON HASSLE FEST 5 (formerly Homegrown Fest)
@ Cambridge Elks Lodge (Both days)
w/ Lightning Bolt, Black Dice, Prince Rama, Nate Young, The Beets, Fat Creeps, Gary War, Street Gnar + TONS MORE
8/29 GREAT VALLEY, FAT CREEPS, SON OF SALAMI, NEEDY VISIONS @ THE SPOT IN JP
9/7 BOSTON HASSLE NON-PROFIT APPLICATION FEE FUNDRAISER @ HASSLE NIGHT (every first saturday @ 10pm)
w/ DJs Dan Shea and Ronnie Nordac and live guests Bong Wish (mems of Fat Creeps) and Free Pizza @ Lilypad
It’s going to cost us north of $1000 just to apply for Federal 501(c)3 Non-Profit status.
Come out and help us raise as much as we can!
9/14 Scout Niblett, Dope Body, Bugs and Rats @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
9/15 BOSTON UNDERGROUND SUMMIT 6 @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
w/ Funeral Cone, Sleep Crimes, Secret Lover, Skinny Bones, Immigrants, Trashawk + MORE
10/4 & 10/5 THE 1ST NEW ENGLAND UNDERGROUND MUSIC FEST @ Cambridge Elks Lodge (10/4) & Democracy Center (10/5)
w/ Neptune, Happy Jawbone Family Band, Bromp Treb, Metal Feathers, Mincemeat or Tenspeed, Downtown Boys, Guerilla Toss, Ryan Power, Sunburned Hand of the Man + TONS MORE
11/8 & 11/9 BOSTON HASSLE FEST 5 (formerly Homegrown Fest) @ Cambridge Elks Lodge (Both days)
w/ Lightning Bolt, Black Dice, Prince Rama, Nate Young, The Beets, Fat Creeps, Gary War, Street Gnar + TONS MORE
- See more at: http://www.bostonhassle.com/hassleshows/#sthash.sjuJ3xp6.dpuf
8/29 GREAT VALLEY, FAT CREEPS, SON OF SALAMI, NEEDY VISIONS @ THE SPOT IN JP
9/7 BOSTON HASSLE NON-PROFIT APPLICATION FEE FUNDRAISER @ HASSLE NIGHT (every first saturday @ 10pm)
w/ DJs Dan Shea and Ronnie Nordac and live guests Bong Wish (mems of Fat Creeps) and Free Pizza @ Lilypad
It’s going to cost us north of $1000 just to apply for Federal 501(c)3 Non-Profit status.
Come out and help us raise as much as we can!
9/14 Scout Niblett, Dope Body, Bugs and Rats @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
9/15 BOSTON UNDERGROUND SUMMIT 6 @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
w/ Funeral Cone, Sleep Crimes, Secret Lover, Skinny Bones, Immigrants, Trashawk + MORE
10/4 & 10/5 THE 1ST NEW ENGLAND UNDERGROUND MUSIC FEST @ Cambridge Elks Lodge (10/4) & Democracy Center (10/5)
w/ Neptune, Happy Jawbone Family Band, Bromp Treb, Metal Feathers, Mincemeat or Tenspeed, Downtown Boys, Guerilla Toss, Ryan Power, Sunburned Hand of the Man + TONS MORE
11/8 & 11/9 BOSTON HASSLE FEST 5 (formerly Homegrown Fest) @ Cambridge Elks Lodge (Both days)
w/ Lightning Bolt, Black Dice, Prince Rama, Nate Young, The Beets, Fat Creeps, Gary War, Street Gnar + TONS MORE
- See more at: http://www.bostonhassle.com/hassleshows/#sthash.sjuJ3xp6.dpuf
8/29 GREAT VALLEY, FAT CREEPS, SON OF SALAMI, NEEDY VISIONS @ THE SPOT IN JP
9/7 BOSTON HASSLE NON-PROFIT APPLICATION FEE FUNDRAISER @ HASSLE NIGHT (every first saturday @ 10pm)
w/ DJs Dan Shea and Ronnie Nordac and live guests Bong Wish (mems of Fat Creeps) and Free Pizza @ Lilypad
It’s going to cost us north of $1000 just to apply for Federal 501(c)3 Non-Profit status.
Come out and help us raise as much as we can!
9/14 Scout Niblett, Dope Body, Bugs and Rats @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
9/15 BOSTON UNDERGROUND SUMMIT 6 @ Cambridge Elks Lodge
w/ Funeral Cone, Sleep Crimes, Secret Lover, Skinny Bones, Immigrants, Trashawk + MORE
10/4 & 10/5 THE 1ST NEW ENGLAND UNDERGROUND MUSIC FEST @ Cambridge Elks Lodge (10/4) & Democracy Center (10/5)
w/ Neptune, Happy Jawbone Family Band, Bromp Treb, Metal Feathers, Mincemeat or Tenspeed, Downtown Boys, Guerilla Toss, Ryan Power, Sunburned Hand of the Man + TONS MORE
11/8 & 11/9 BOSTON HASSLE FEST 5 (formerly Homegrown Fest) @ Cambridge Elks Lodge (Both days)
w/ Lightning Bolt, Black Dice, Prince Rama, Nate Young, The Beets, Fat Creeps, Gary War, Street Gnar + TONS MORE
- See more at: http://www.bostonhassle.com/hassleshows/#sthash.sjuJ3xp6.dpuf

Thursday, August 15, 2013

8/18 JOHN BELLOWS (CHICAGO), THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE (CHICAGO), JIMMY WHISPERS (CHICAGO), KAL MARKS, FREE PIZZA @ THE SPOT IN BRIGHTON


Chicagos John Bellows will be bringing his ill lo-fi garage rock jams to Brighton sunday with two other Chicago acts! Locals Kal Marks and Free Pizza will be bringing the heavy hitting pop rocking jams!


John Bellows (Chicago)
http://johnbellows.bandcamp.com/


The Christmas Bride (Chicago)
http://thechristmasbride.bandcamp.com/


Jimmy Whispers (Chicago)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjRMZf22F_0


Kal Marks
http://kalmarks.bandcamp.com/


Free Pizza
http://freepizzarocks.bandcamp.com/


8pm All Ages $5-10 Sliding Scale

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Reminder! Ducktails, Chain and the Gang, Hubble, Metal Feathers at the Elks Lodge Tuesday!




Boston Hassle & B.O.W. Shows present...ANOTHER ILL SHOW.
Ducktails from New Jersey are going to be serenading the Boston crowd with their vibing pysch jams, touring behind their new effort 'The Flower Lane'. Chain and the Gang are a Boston Hassle favorite. Fronted by rock 'n roll anti-hero Ian Svenonius, Chain and the Gang will be bringing their proto-punk, dance ruckus which will be sure to get us all grooving. Also playing are Hubble from NYC and Metal Feathers from Portland, Maine.


Ducktails (Ridgewood, NJ)
http://ducktails.bandcamp.com/


Chain and the Gang (Washington DC)
http://chainandthegang.bandcamp.com/

Hubble (NYC)
http://missionhubble.blogspot.com/

Metal Feathers (Portland, ME)
http://metalfeathers.bandcamp.com/


7pm All Ages $10 Sliding Scale


http://www.bostonhassle.com/
http://www.bowshows.org/

Sunday, July 14, 2013

7/14 JAPANTHER (BK), TERROR PIGEON DANCE REVOLT (NASHVILLE), UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES (NYC), AYKROYD, DYLAN EWEN @ CAMBRIDGE ELKS LODGE



Thought you might like to know that on July 14th (WHICH IS TONIGHT) if you head over to the the Elks Lodge in Cambridge, you can witness another epic lineup thrown together by 3 of Bostons biggest crews. The Boston Hassle, Bodies Of Water, and Bufu Records are teaming up to give you the legendary JAPANTHER. Japanther are coming through from Brooklyn with Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt (Nashville), Unstoppable Death Machines (NYC),  and Bostons own Aykroyd and Dylan Ewen!

Japanther are a world renowned art/punk two piece! Their Ramones inspired punk pop sensibilities have been critically acclaimed and featured in Rolling Stone, Spin and Pitchfork. Unstoppable Death Machines have been stirring up some hype lately. Their latest dancey punk rock release has landed them on MTV! Bufu Records is supplying the ill local openers. Aykroyd ,which features members of the Needy Visions and Craters, are going to psych you out with their melodically beefy riffs and and noisy lush that will leave you in psychedelic noise trance. Opening the show is the Dylan Ewen two piece rock band who will deliver his teen angst fueled power punk!

Hope to see you there, It's going to be a fun one.

ALL AGES//$7-10 sliding scale

Cambridge Elks Lodge

B.O.W. Shows

Boston Hassle

Boston Compass

Bufu Records

There’s some magic happening TONIGHT at that little lodge tucked away in the heart of Cambridge. Hop on down to the Elks Lodge for some seriously fun, rip-roaring, punk rock brought to you by the unholy trifecta of Boston Hassle, Bodies of Water and BUFU Records. The ever-epic DIY championsJAPANTHER have been killing it for over a decade with their clattered, noisy, irresistible pop-punk. They make pop gems buried under a comfy blanket of fuzzed-out noise. TERROR PIGEON DANCE REVOLT make ecstatic oft-kilter dance music that’s focused mostly on love and friendship. UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES make alot of noise for two dudes. Lose yourself to their stampede of noise and psychedelic punk madness. As always, AYKROYD will bring down the house with their groovy, post-punk psycho-funk. DYLAN EWEN makes comical, catchy folk-rooted jams. Don’t miss his smart-alec solo venture. Wherever you find yourself, you’re better off here!
7:30pm All Ages $7-$10 Sliding Scale Donation
- See more at: http://www.bostonhassle.com/2013/07/14/go-to-tonight-714-japanther-terror-pigeon-death-revolt-unstoppable-death-machine-aykroyd-dylan-ewen-cambridge-elks-lodge/#sthash.S1fyHzgD.dpuf
There’s some magic happening TONIGHT at that little lodge tucked away in the heart of Cambridge. Hop on down to the Elks Lodge for some seriously fun, rip-roaring, punk rock brought to you by the unholy trifecta of Boston Hassle, Bodies of Water and BUFU Records. The ever-epic DIY championsJAPANTHER have been killing it for over a decade with their clattered, noisy, irresistible pop-punk. They make pop gems buried under a comfy blanket of fuzzed-out noise. TERROR PIGEON DANCE REVOLT make ecstatic oft-kilter dance music that’s focused mostly on love and friendship. UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES make alot of noise for two dudes. Lose yourself to their stampede of noise and psychedelic punk madness. As always, AYKROYD will bring down the house with their groovy, post-punk psycho-funk. DYLAN EWEN makes comical, catchy folk-rooted jams. Don’t miss his smart-alec solo venture. Wherever you find yourself, you’re better off here!
7:30pm All Ages $7-$10 Sliding Scale Donation
- See more at: http://www.bostonhassle.com/2013/07/14/go-to-tonight-714-japanther-terror-pigeon-death-revolt-unstoppable-death-machine-aykroyd-dylan-ewen-cambridge-elks-lodge/#sthash.S1fyHzgD.dpuf

Thursday, July 11, 2013

7/11 THE MANTLES (SF), JUAN WAUTERS, CUFFS, PARASOL @ LILYPAD


Boston Hassle & B.O.W. Shows present...
 

Today is July 11th! Head over to the the Lilypad in Cambridge tonight so you can witness the epic B.O.W./Boston Hassle Team up for yet another killer show featuring The Mantles (San Fransisco), Juan Wauters (The Beets), Cuffs and Parasol.

Coming from San Fran are the Mantles. You will feel like you are submerged in a 90s summer when listening to their jangling guitar licks and shimmering lo-fi pop songs. Juan Wauters, of Beets fame, will be creating smiles around the room with his upbeat folk pop sing alongs. He will be touring behind his new 7" masterpiece record 'Sanity'. Opening the show are locals Cuffs (Ride The Snake Records) and Parasol. Both bands have been popping up on the scene with their simply precise pop rock bangers. At least half the bands at this show will have you singing along to their songs before the night is through.

Hope to see you there, It's going to be a fun one.


ALL AGES//$5-10 sliding scale

The Mantles (San Francisco)
http://themantles.tumblr.com/music


Juan Wauters (of The Beets!)
http://juanwauters.bandcamp.com/


Cuffs
http://cuffs.bandcamp.com/


Parasol
http://parasolma.bandcamp.com/


10pm All Ages $5-10 Sliding Scale


http://www.bostonhassle.com/
http://www.bowshows.org/

Monday, July 1, 2013

Early Warning for upcoming Boston Hassle night!



Boston Hassle & B.O.W. Shows present...
 

Giving you that early warning for July 11th! Head over to the the Lilypad in Cambridge that night so you can witness the epic B.O.W./Boston Hassle Team up for yet another killer show featuring The Mantles (San Fransisco), Juan Wauters (The Beets), Cuffs and Parasol.

Coming from San Fran are the Mantles. You will feel like you are submerged in a 90s summer when listening to their jangling guitar licks and shimmering lo-fi pop songs. Juan Wauters, of Beets fame, will be creating smiles around the room with his upbeat folk pop sing alongs. He will be touring behind his new 7" masterpiece record 'Sanity'. Opening the show are locals Cuffs (Ride The Snake Records) and Parasol. Both bands have been popping up on the scene with their simply precise pop rock bangers. At least half the bands at this show will have you singing along to their songs before the night is through.

Hope to see you there, It's going to be a fun one.


ALL AGES//$5-10 sliding scale

The Mantles (San Francisco)
http://themantles.tumblr.com/music


Juan Wauters (of The Beets!)
http://juanwauters.bandcamp.com/


Cuffs
http://cuffs.bandcamp.com/


Parasol
http://parasolma.bandcamp.com/


10pm All Ages $5-10 Sliding Scale


http://www.bostonhassle.com/
http://www.bowshows.org/