Friday, October 23, 2009
THE TOMPKINS SQUARE HALLOWEEN FREAKFEST IS ON!!
A free Halloween-themed show in Tompkins Square Park, featuring great music, creative costumes, a costume contest, a clothing swap, political speakers, helpful information and lots of surprises....
Halloween Freakfest is part of a series of shows that celebrate the vitality of the counter cultural scene that has survived on the Lower East Side, despite the rampant gentrification, soaring rents and lost venues that have contributed to the cultural genocide sweeping New York City.
SHADOW Press/PMS productions present:
HALLOWEEN FREAKFEST! FREE PUNK AND VARIETY SHOW
Come Wig Out in the Park!
Sunday 2-6pm, Tompkins Square Park
Co-Emceed by OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL PMS (GLOB - Gorgeous Ladies of Boodwrestling) and DIANE O' DEBRA (subversive-comedic rap songs)
LONE VEIN: (Day of The Dead-inspired rock gloom-tunes)
SKUM CITY (amazing punk from our own gritty city)
CATHY CATHODIC (one woman avant-rap artist from Boston)
GHOULS NIGHT OUT: (all female MISFITS cover band featuring members of Kissy Kamikaze)
THE CHI-CIONES (craftastic Halloween-themed burlesque dancers/muses)
RACHEL CLEARY (political speaker)
ENDANGERED FECES (demented comedic punk from Queens — sounds like every toilet in Queens flushing simultaneously)
RACHEL TRACHTENBURG AND SUPERCUTE (Teen Girl pop-rock band doing a set of political songs plus a few Halloween specialties)
DETHRACE (a theatrical art rock experience...10 ft. tall fiberglass super-robots, playing 666 volts of metal!)
JUGGERNUT (Manly Freak Electro-Punk featuring 2 hot back up dancers in nutsack suits)
GLOB — GORGEOUS LADIES OF BLOODWRESTLING Live lady warriors, with ridiculous vendettas, wrestling in face blood to punk rock! w/special guests the Gorgeous LADS of Bloodwrestling!
Also featuring a CLOTHING SWAP.
Bring or take clean fall/winter clothes only.
Plus a COSTUME CONTEST.
Come in your Halloween best (or perhaps find some stuff in the swap!
A SHADOW Press/PMS production: (producers of June's: ALPHA WOMEN ATTACK THE LOWER EAST SIDE