Fred Armisen playing Union Pool shows, expands Portlandia live tour ++++ Portlandia season 2 is on TV
by Klaus Kinski
photo of Fred via
There are many things that have taken up residency at Williamsburg's Union Pool over the years. Jonny Corndawg. Midnight Masses. Reverend Vince Anderson. Delicious tacos. A photo booth. Coke bumps. A convenient ATM. Long restroom lines. Throw up. Sexual desperation. Regret. And most recently, a January residency by the great Endless Boogie. Anyone catch their show on January 5th? How were Complete Faggots? Did they suck?
I am beside myself to report that the next superstar to participate in Union Pool's grand tradition of residencies will be the one, the only, FRED ARMISEN (!) whose second season of Portlandia is currently underway on IFC (It airs Friday at 10/9C). HOLY!
Fred, who also has sold out live Portlandia shows coming up even sooner, will bring his show Fred Armisen's Playlist LIVE to the intimate backroom of Union Pool on three Sundays in February; February 5, February 12, and February 26 (on sale at the link).
Fred Armisen of Saturday Night Live and Portlandia will be performing a special "Fred Armisen's Playlist Live" Residency at Union Pool in Brooklyn on Sundays, February 5, 12 and 26. He recently performed the show at Other Music in New York, performing a selection of covers of his favorite bands like the Clash, Devo, the Stranglers, the Damned, Husker Du and more. During this residency, Fred will also be inviting special guests to join the bill for each show.
Special Guests. It's going to be so great. SO haters... go ahead and hate. More Fred for us! And don't forget, it's easy to be a hater when nobody likes you. Hummus AHOY!
A Nicholas Fehn video, more Portlandia live dates (announced today), and other stuff, below...
Portlandia live tour:
*UPCOMING SOLD OUT DATES*
Mon, January 16 Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Tues, January 17 Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Wed, January 18 The Hideout Chicago, IL
Fri, January 20 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Sat, January 21 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
*JUST ADDED DATES- ON SALE THURSDAY*
Sun, February 19 Trocadero Philadelphia, PA
Tickets are available at http://www.thetroc.com/
Mon, February 20 Berklee Performing Arts Center Boston, MA
Tues, February 21 9:30 Club Washington DC
Tickets are available at http://www.930.com/
Wed, February 22 Carolina Theatre Durham, NC
Thurs, February 23 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
Fri, February 24 Marathon Music Works Nashville, TN