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Event Archive - RIFFLANDIA! ALL DAY SHOW & BBQ!: Handsome Furs, Blitzen Trapper, Pride Tiger, The Blakes, Bloody Wilma, Lord Beginner, DJ Fatso

Sat. August 30th 2008 3:00pm Lucky Bar (No Minors) 3:00pm
Wristbands
Rifflandia presents an all-day show with six bands and DJ Fatso! Plus, BBQ on the Luciano's patio! Doors are at 3pm, show runs until 10pm, followed by Solid with DJ Longshanks. For more festival info and how to get wristbands: http://www.rifflandia.com

Handsome Furs

Cold. Alien. Unfeeling. These are but three of the misnomers historically assigned to electronic pop music. Yes, Wendy Carlos accompanied Stanley Kubrick’s dystopian vision of A Clockwork Orange with crude synthesizers, but that was 40 years ago! Forbidden Planet and its unnerving soundtrack by Bebe and Louis Barron haven’t been contempora... more info

Blitzen Trapper

When I was twenty-three I had a waking vision of a creature trying to get inside my apartment. At the time I couldn�t tell if it was malevolent and bent on my destruction since it would not speak but only scrabbled at the windows and beat on the walls. Whatever it was, it had wings and was terrifying. All night I piled furniture in front of the d... more info

Pride Tiger

Not a bummer! more info

The Blakes

The Blakes, praised by Pitchfork for their "swampy guitars, twitchy rhythms and power pop vocal harmonies", recall the stinging catchiness of early Who, Kinks, and other spitfire rock bands. There's a fine line between inspiration and imitation and as The Blakes have shown in their brief career, they know exactly how to keep on the good side of t... more info

Bloody Wilma

bad bunny. more info

Lord Beginner

Blade tent more info
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