Newport Kentucky’s Southgate House, the historic live venue that has played host to several Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers performances over the years, is closing at the end of 2011. From the Cincinnati.com article: “Speaking as someone who plays and enjoys original music, it’s going to be felt,” said former Afghan Whigs bassist and Ultrasuede Studios owner John Curley, who now plays in a band called Fists of Love with Schadler. Curley even had his wedding reception there in 1993, when he and the Afghan…
The Twilight Singers’ first-ever live album is now available for digital purchase from Amazon.com and iTunes. Grab it at the links below: Download on iTunes Download from Amazon.com
Download the track and read an interview with Mighty Fine frontman Steve Myers at The Village Voice
Italian rock band Afterhours will be joined by special guests Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan at their November 4th show at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. More Info Here More posts about Afterhours at SK
Steve Myers and his band Mighty Fine have a new album out today. Titled Get Up to Get Down, it features a full set of garage-soul rave-ups. Buy LP/CD or Digital at Drug Front Records
Click here to pre-order the new Twilight Singers album Live in New York. After your purchase, you’ll receive a link to download “Teenage Wristband” from the CD. The CD is limited edition and will contain two bonus tracks. The full press release follows: THE TWILIGHT SINGERS TO RELEASE FIRST EVER LIVE ALBUM Live In New York Available Digitally Worldwide November 15th Limited Edition CD Available For Pre Order Now October 25, 2011 – As countless can attest to, a live Twilight Singers show is truly…
Finnish band Damn Seagulls will be performing a set of Afghan Whigs covers on October 28th in Helsinki. More info » Last week, American Gun performed an Afghan Whigs cover set in Columbia South Carolina. If you’d like the band to perform additional Whigs tribute shows in your town, let them know on Facebook. American Gun’s setlist: If I Were Going Be Sweet Something Hot Debonaire John the Baptist My Enemy Crazy Fountain and Fairfax Going To Town Get The Wheel Cigarettes Miles is Ded
via Blogs.SFWeekly.com Dulli sits at the piano and introduces the band. “I’m the luckiest man in the room,” he tells us – whether it’s because he’s having such a good time or because he’s in the best band in the world isn’t clear. Be sure to read the entire review.
via thetwilightsingers.com Petra Haden and Dave Catching (Eagles Of Death Metal, Queens Of The Stone Age) will join The Twilight Singers as special guests for their SOLD OUT show in San Francisco this Saturday evening, September 17th at the Great American Music Hall. This promises to be a great show. Be sure to follow @summerskiss on Twitter for live show play-by-play.
Fantastic interview with The National by Michael Christopher: “Greg Dulli was somebody from Cincinnati when I was in high school and college, and seeing how they became big international rock stars . . . I think the idea that a guy from the west side of Cincinnati can be a rock star definitely put the seed in my head, ‘Why not give it a shot?’ Even as delusional and far fetched as I knew that was.” Berninger says that one of his “greatest wishes” is…