Beat Recommends: Liquid Kitty’s Autumnal Punk Rock BBQ

It all started with a simple summer BBQ, then it returned to brighten up a dull winter. Now the Liquid Kittle Punk Rock BBQ is taking over all seasons! According to Liquid Kitty owner Dave Childs, it’s going to be one hell of a line-up. Where did he dig up Savage republic? Score!

6:30PM: CHOTTO GHETTO -ambient soundscapes, sharp time shifts and even forays into minimalism before ripping your fucking head off. Chotto Ghetto is the only band that can be called “progressive hardcore” who are not going to make you want to go home and drink a bottle of cyanide. Chris Candy, vocals, trumpet, keys; Fletcher Alliston, bass & vocals; Jody Giachello, drums;Chris Shilakes, guitar & vocals.

5:30PM: MIKE WATT + THE MISSINGMEN -Legendary Los Angeles (Pedro) punk baseman Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Stooges), joins his Missingmen, Tom Watson (Slovenly), guitar & Raul Morales, drums in their high powered funk/jazz/punk attack.

4:30PM:  SAVAGE REPUBLIC-Hailing from the Los Angeles underground of the 1980’s, Savage Republic forged an astonishing reputation for themselves with their legendary performances.  Their brand of ritualistically tribal exhibitions blurred the boundaries of Post-Punk and Industrial music.

3:30PM: TROTSKY ICEPICK -Post-Punk Pop from Vitus Mataré, Kjehl Johansen, John Frank and John Talley-Jones (Urinals)
“As one of the more overlooked “post-punk” bands to exist in the late 80s and on the famous SST label, Trotsky Icepick is a band primed to become a major rediscovery for those exploring back catalogues and used bins at the CD store.”

2:30PM: THE CHARMKIN REBELLION -Vince Meghrouni – drums, vocals, horns; David Foster – bass, vocals; Mikaleno Amundson – guitars, sitars, vocals; Rory Borealis – vocals “melodic, pyschedelic garage rock that channels T-Rex, Jimi Hendrix and The Strawberry Alarm Clock” –

1:30PM: LANDFILL  – 80’s punk from Hermosa Beach (Bobby Ho on Drums; Marky Rubone on Bass; Steve on Guitar & Vocals


There’s been a slight set time change for tomorrow’s pUnk rOck BBQ. Here is the revised lineup:

1:30PM Landfill
2:30PM The Charmkin Rebellion
3:30PM Trotsky Icepick
4:30PM mike watt + the missingmen
5:30PM Savage Republic
6:30PM Chotto Ghetto

Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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