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The People’s Dance Party 4.23.11 @ Hotel Vernon

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The Numbskulls 10th Anniversary at Hotel Vernon, September 25

On Saturday September 25, The Numbskulls will host their 10 Year Anniversary Party at the Hotel Vernon, 1 Millbury St. in Worcester.

Hometown favorites, The Numbskulls have released  five albums and have been supporting the Worcester music scene since 2000.

Come help them celebrate this Saturday with their friends The Pathetics, Bottlefight, Kermit’s Finger and The Spoilers.

It’s a free show, doors at 8pm.  More info at: www.thenumbskulls.com

Folk has arrived in port at the Hotel Vernon, April 30

Local talent James Keyes sent this along to me, and I just HAD to share!

Traditional and modern folk music are making a strong showing in Worcester.  Amidst the punk and hard rock at the Hotel Vernon, the Kelley Square venue known for it’s support of the local rock community, is also offering up something a little more old timey for those who like their amps set slightly below 11.

On Friday April 30, three of the areas well known acts will perform at The Ship Room of the Vernon.

The Boston and Maine String Band (www.myspace.com/bostonandmainestringband) start off the night with authentic old time string music.  It’s a family act with brothers Zack and Stepan switching between guitar, mandolin and banjo, their father Wolf on bass, and Zack’s fiance’ Laurie on fiddle.  The band blends originals and traditional music and never fail to win over a room of people with their energetic hoedown party vibe.

Midriff recording artist Ian Adams (http://www.myspace.com/ianquotequotadams) follows with his darker creepier vision of folk music, descendant from equal parts rockabilly, horror movies and gothic Americana.  Adams, a veteran of the Boston rock scene has paired down his volume lately but given up none of his trademark howl and intensity in switching to the acoustic guitar. His record “Stay Up Late” shows that if anything, his style is even more defined as it grows more personal.

Closing the night is Worcester songwriter James Keyes (www.myspace.com/jameskeyesmusic), who’s new album “Ruminations” has been gaining airplay all around the country and recently as far away as Belgium. The deep voiced Keyes has been making a name for himself regionally since the album’s release in January with shows all over the Northeast and most recently with a performance at the Worcester Art Museum.  His music has been described as “dark folk” and occupies that strange space between folk, deep blues and country music.

Folk music isn’t for your grandparents anymore.  Come check out three modern acts putting their spin on this venerable and still vital art form.

Rowdy Ones/Product of Waste Reuinion Show/Worcide Benefit Show

Rowdy Ones and Product of Waste started out playing basement shows in Worcester Massachusetts in early 2005. They have not played a show together since Summer of 2006, due to the imprisonment of Terry (P.O.W.). Now, April 20th (4/20) 2010 they are Reuniting in WORCESTER Massachusetts at the Hotel Vernon Ship Room for this monumental show to benefit the WORCIDE V.T. Skateboard Park. WORCIDE V.T. for those who are unaware of its existatnce is a vigalante skater built park that we have been building in Worcester since May of 2007. It was a well kept secret for years but now with the help of our community we are trying to make the proper park that Worcester so desperately deserves. Its $10 door fee to get in or you can bring a 90 pound bag of Portland Concrete to the show and get in FREE. We will have a truck. All money goes to buying rebar and concrete! Put this on things not to miss list. We will be raffeling off limited Hand-Screened TASTY SKATEBOARDS decks, Art Work, Worcide Gear, FYC Gear, and more! $10 door/ or bring in a 90lb bag of Portland Concrete. F.Y.C., 420 Pleasant St. 508-523-5038.

When Pigs Fly and Think about Meat at Hotel Vernon

Starts at 9pm / 21+ / TOTALLY FREE

Lineup (last to first)

Mack the Knife – <http://www.myspace.com/macktheknifeska>

The Terribles –  GREAT and WORCESTER LEGENDS!

Leecheater –  http://www.myspace.com/leecheater

Blister Pack – http://www.myspace.com/blisterpack

Valentine’s Day Cabaret at Hotel Vernon, February 13

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Hotel Vernon show on lucky Friday November 13!

Friday the 13th up the PUNX

Helenween at Hotel Vernon on Halloween night!

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