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Jeffrey Lewis, who is on tour and opened for Pulp on April 11th, was added as the special guest to the Gary Lucas show happening at Joe's Pub on April 17.

Gary Lucas meanwhile can be found TONIGHT (4/13) at the Bell House (at a tribute to the Shaggs), as well as at Rockwood Music Hall on April 22nd as a guest with Jann Klose, and again at the Bell House on May 18th.

TONIGHT/FRIDAY's show looks like this:

A BENEFIT FOR THE FREMONT, NH TOWN HALL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
STILL BETTER THAN THE BEATLES:
A TRIBUTE TO THE SHAGGS

On Friday April 13th, a collection of musicians from the rock, pop, jazz, blues, folk, metal, prog, & experimental worlds will be gathering together at The Bell House to pay tribute to the music of legendary 60's female power trio The Shaggs. Performers include Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart/Jeff Buckley), Elliott Sharp, Chris Butler (The Waitresses), Supercute!, Laura Cromwell (God Is My Co-Pilot),Mike Fornatale (Moby Grape/The Monks), Ira Elliot (Nada Surf), Eric Slick (Dr. Dog), Julie Slick (Adrian Belew Power Trio), Weasel Walter (The Flying Luttenbachers), Christy & Emily, members of The Loser's Lounge, and many more.

The evening will conclude with a live Q&A session with Dot Semprini, Betty Porter, & Rachel Gould (aka The Wiggin Sisters) of The Shaggs.

The concert is being held in connection with The Fremont, NH Town Hall Historical Society, with proceeds to go to The Fremont, NH 250th Anniversary Committee - in honor of the The Shaggs' hometown and the location of many of their shows.

The May 18th show is with Gary's supergroup, Gods and Monsters, whose lineup includes:
Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley) on guitars and vocals; Billy Ficca (Television) on drums; Ernie Brooks (Modern Lovers) on bass and vocals; Jason Candler (Hungry March Band) on alto sax; and Joe Hendel (Latest Show on Earth), trombone and keyboards. Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) occasionally joins the group live on stage and in the studio on keyboards.
For this show, "Gary's guest French underground chanteuse Beatrice Demi-Mondaine" will be sitting in with Gods and Monsters. Institutional Prostitution are also on the bill and Gary Lucas will be guesting with them. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

All Gary Lucas dates are listed below...

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Gary Lucas -- 2012 Tour Dates
4/13 The Bell House Brooklyn, NY Shaggs Tribute
4/17 Joe's Pub New York, NY w/ Jeffrey Lewis
4/22 Rockwood Music Hall New York, NY w/ Jann Klose
5/18 The Bell House Brooklyn, NY w/ Gods and Monsters, Institutional Prostitution
5/24 Islington Assembly Hall London, UK
8/2 Zappandale 2012 Bad Doberan, Germany
8/3 Zappandale 2012 Bad Doberan, Germany
9/4 Paradiso, Amsterdam

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Comments (12)

Oh, typical hipster love for the Shaggs. Gross.

Posted by Anonymous | April 13, 2012 4:00 PM

Is there a rule that all trio's are power trio's? I wouldn't quite describe The Shaggs that way.

Posted by Anonymous | April 13, 2012 4:05 PM

Fuck 'em

Posted by Anonymous | April 13, 2012 4:15 PM

A Shaggs tribute, only in Brooklyn.

Posted by Anonymous | April 13, 2012 4:40 PM

AWESOME! The Shaggs in person!

Posted by Anonymous | April 13, 2012 5:00 PM

Amazing show...and the Shaggs loved it!

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2012 9:48 AM

Typical hating on music they'll never understand. Gross.
If you were there you knew how special it was

Posted by Anonymous | April 15, 2012 10:52 AM

this show was absolutely and completely amazing.

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2012 3:27 PM

The organist should focus on the sum of all these and how they flow together in complete business processes.

Posted by Madison Pharmacy Associates | June 5, 2012 7:15 AM

I hope I could see him performing live. He is really a good singer.

Posted by Joe Aldeguer | June 13, 2012 6:54 PM

So please don't get it. Nevertheless in general, a lot of these positions should be rather gratifying. You're allowed stay at home, get comfortable and generate extra cash. Who exactly wouldn’t hope for this type of way of life

Posted by Work from Home | July 9, 2012 11:34 AM

it is a great show

Posted by jordon | August 3, 2013 2:41 PM

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