Posted in music | pictures | tour dates on August 17, 2010

photos by Tear-n Tan

Nic Offer of !!! (chk chk chk) @ Williamsburg Waterfront
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"You were near the front at chk chk chk today, dancing all silly with your friends.
I was in a white t shirt and jeans, to your left. Thought we made eye contact a couple times.

Just wanted to say: you're a cutie."
[pink and stripes brunette at !!! - m4w (waterfront)]

Chk Chk Chk brought the dance party to the rainy Williamsburg Waterfront on Sunday (8/15). The free JellyNYC 'Pool Party' headliners played a mix of old and new to the energetic crowd in front of the stage, and to those choosing alcohol off to the side in the designated drinking area. Shannon Funchess, also now known for her group Light Asylum, seems to be a full fledged member of the live band, singing her own parts, and those that were originally John Pugh's (he left in 2007 to focus on his group Free Blood and other things). Frontman Nic Offer still has the moves.

Last we spoke, Chk Chk Chk announced plans to return to Brooklyn (their favorite place to play because they can say "What's up Brooklyn?!") in October to play one show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Ends up that's TWO shows at the Williamsburg venue. The dates are October 6th and 7th, and tickets go on sale Friday at noon (like they do for the BrooklynVegan CMJ showcase happening at the same venue in the same month). They'll also be selling a $40 2-day pass which will save you $4+fees if you want to go both nights.

No openers have been announced for the Brooklyn shows, though maybe Light Asylum will open like they did when LCD Soundystem played that venue earlier in the year.

!!! also played a secret warm-up show Saturday night at Union Pool where they reportedly played six songs.

All the rest of the !!! tour dates are HERE. More pictures and some videos from the Pool Party, below...

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!!! - Bend Over Beethoven @ Williamsburg Waterfront 8/15/10

!!! - Steady as the Sidewalks Cracks (NEW SONG) @ Williamsburg Waterfront 8/15/10

!!! - Wannagain, Wannagain (NEW SONG) @ Williamsburg Waterfront 8/15/10

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Comments (24)

aww, BEEEANS looks sad

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 1:52 PM

setlist?

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 1:53 PM

beans is perpetually sad on the inside

...perpetually insane on the outside

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 2:00 PM

the real band that played that day was the strange boys. everyone else on the bill sucked

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 2:19 PM

i agree

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 2:30 PM

awkward...

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 2:52 PM

STRANGE BOYS!! did they play a show somewhere else on sunday? also, why only images/videos of this horrible fucking band and none of the strange boys? people like this shitty music chk chk chk or !!! or more precisely; shit shit shit?

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 2:59 PM

that pic of the corpulent fellow in the blue hat is wonderful. gives a great sense of what the music sounded like.

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:00 PM

Wow I didn't realize Jack McBrayer sand for !!!

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:06 PM

*Sang* fail on that one :(

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:07 PM

this band is so fucking annoying.
Where is the 'GAY' button on this thing?

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:07 PM

something about a sad shirtless fat guy in a jean jacket makes me laugh out loud.

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:09 PM

I mean the dude does look like a high school drama queen who most likely belongs at Sidewalk Cafe

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:09 PM

pitching a tent on stage in style now?

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 3:36 PM

THIS BAND IS SO GOOD LIVE. DANCE FUCKN PARTY

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 4:33 PM

!!! are totally a novelty. Every song has the same beat and their new album is just more of the same shit. Dance-punk is dead, y'all.

Posted by sgt. slaughter | August 17, 2010 5:22 PM

Is Nic a retard? Someone should hook him up with the singer from Ponytail

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 5:36 PM

"Is Nic a retard?"

funny, i was thinking the same

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 5:42 PM

BV why you gotta post each band pic set individually for this show?
it wasn't worth all that.
rainin the whole time, lower than usual fine chick ratio. lee fields was pretty good

Posted by Anonymous | August 17, 2010 6:09 PM

pool party in the rain blew, barely a wet t-shirt, didn't wait around for meh meh meh, lee fields was good though.

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2010 1:00 AM

fuck the haterz !!! 4 lyfe

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2010 2:02 AM

this guy makes michael stipe look like mikhail baryshnikov

Posted by Anonymous | August 18, 2010 11:55 PM

he shld really grow his hair out again.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2010 10:43 AM

"fuck the haterz !!! 4 lyfe"

Learn to spell, you little brat.

Posted by Anonymous | August 23, 2010 12:35 PM

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