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Trick or Crush: Halloween show round-up!

October 22, 2010

Beginning this weekend and running right through next weekend, Halloween shows are taking place all over town, some in the form of regular shows with Halloween festivities and others featuring local bands playing cover sets as has become tradition. Here’s everything we know of, ordered by date. Leave a comment if we missed anything and we’ll add it in!

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SAT OCT 23

Friendly Square‘s Who Cares: A Halloween Show

Round Robin style format w/
The Sinbusters
Ladderlegs
BGosh

and then immediately following, sets by:
Nightfruit
The Diamond Mines

Costumes encouraged but not required.
Free / keg provided, BYOB
Facebook event

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SUN OCT 24

7th Annual Mass. Morgue featuring Electric Mummy, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, AnarchAngel, Sans Nomenclature, DJ/MC Sterling Golden, Pete Tino “The Human Floor” and Lucretia’s Daggers
Middle East Upstairs
Tickets: $10 in adv / $15 @ door day of show
7pm / 18+

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MON OCT 25

Dr. Gasp Halloween Spectacular

Dan Blakeslee
Vermont Joy Parade
Creepy Very Creepy
Cemetery Blues

O’Brien’s Pub
8pm / 18+ / $6

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TUES OCT 26

Halloweenies

Motherboar playing a “bludgeoning set of Halloween metal”
Dj Dance Sets from members of Gozu playing the freshest in R&B-Soul-Disco-Hip-Hop and Metal

Enormous Room
Free / 8pm
Free Narragansett from 9-11 while supplies last
Prizes for for best costume
Costumes are strongly encouraged but not required
Facebook event

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WEDS OCT 27

Motorhead, Black Sabbath, Misfits Halloween cover show @ O’Brien’s

Motorot (Playing all of Motorhead’s No Sleep Til Hammersmith – Gary and dudes from Bang Camaro)
Shitfits (Misfits songs by Snarly, two guys from Buried In Leather and a new vocalist)
Rat Salad (Black Sabbath covers with Keith Bennett from PanzerBastard, Deguelo, etc.)
BrownBoot as The Faces

O’Brien’s Pub
9pm / 18+ / $8
Facebook event

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THURS OCT 28

Born of Fire Presents: Punk Rock Halloween

The Misfits (Members of Acaro, Tijuana Sweetheart, and The Information/Born of Fire)
Black Flag (Nebbed Out: members of Only Living Witness, Raw Radar War, Tired old Bones, and Doc Hopper)
Face to Face (Members of Razors in the Night, The Appreciation Post, The Information/Born of Fire)
Refused (Jack Burton vs. David Lo Pan http://www.myspace.com/jbvdlp)
The Descendents (The Dents featuring members of Capital Radio, Doomriders, Hallraker)

Great Scott
8pm / $10 / 18+
People are strongly encouraged/discouraged to dress up!
Facebook event

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Brownboot as The Faces (again!)
John Powhida as Todd Rundgren
Preacher Roe as Guided By Voices
The Gilded Splinters as The Rolling Stones

TT the Bear’s Place
9pm / 18+ / $9
Facebook event

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FRI OCT 29

The Pill’s 8th Annual Halloween Show

The Honors as Morrissey
Bearstronaut as The Rapture
Vostok 4 as Talking Heads
with DJ Ken & Michael V spinning Crypt-pop, Modern Indie & Beyond… the grave.

Great Scott
9pm / 21+ / $10
Costumes encouraged
Facebook event

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A Special Halloween Party

Bob from Shakyfoot as “The Bob Show” – Seger, Dylan, Weir, etc.
Heavy Numbers as The Zombies
The Full-Time Dreamers as Motley Crue
Oilhead – ’90s tribute

Midway Café
21+ / $8 / 8:30

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Halloween Hangover

Infrastructure
The Doctors Fox
Abbie Barrett
Brendan Boogie & the Best Intentions

Johnny D’s
9pm / $10

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SAT OCT 30

Halloween on Newbury

McAlister Drive
Kingston530
Oranjuly
SuperVolcano

Best Buy Back Bay
1-8pm
Free / FREE Amp Energy Drink and 5hr Energy
Facebook event

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Polk Records Halloween Bash

SuperVolcano as MGMT
Streight Angular as Passion Pit
A Bit Much as Ziggy Stardust
PFM as Radiohead
Whores at the Door as The Pixies (Nick from The Acre, Al from Streight Angular, Justin from Big East and Boston Band Crush, and me Ash from Boston Band Crush)
Deezy and the Brobots as Weezer
Birdorgan as The Residents
plus DJ Union Square

PA’s Lounge
7pm / 18+ / $7 for 21+ / $10 for 18-20
Costume contests and cash prizes
Facebook event

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Bringing Grunge Back From The Dead!

The Shills as Soundgarden
Blackbutton featuring Shoney Lamar as The Jesus Lizard
Left Hand Does as The Toadies

Wadzilla Mansion
9pm
Facebook event

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Innerpink & friends’ 2nd annual Halloween tribute show

Amigazo paying tribute to classic 80’s metal
Innerpink playing David Bowie & Freddie Mercury
Amigazo paying tribute to classic 80’s metal
Castle Bar
8pm / $5 / 21+
Special film screening at 8:30 / music starts at 10pm
Facebook event

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Halloween 2010

Hot Protestants as Britney Spears
The Luxury as The Go-Go’s
Midatlantic as Lady Gaga
The Lights Out as Madonna

Church
7pm / 21+ / $10 advance/$12 day of show
Facebook event

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Halloween Jam at Rosebud

Ex-Sneaks as Wilco
Old Jack as Jenny Lewis
Nate Leavitt as Ryan Adams

Rosebud
9pm / $5
Facebook event

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Dance MAGIC Dance – a Labyrinth-themed Halloween party

Stereo Telescope
Camden
DJs Ghostdad and John Barera

The Good Life
$7 / 9:30pm
Facebook event

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HENDRIX Halloween Hangover with THE WHO and TOM PETTY

McAlister Drive as Jimi Hendrix
People with Instruments as The Who
Staff Johnson as Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers
Totem playing a collection of covers

Precinct
9pm
Facebook event

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Devil’s Night Masquerade
Love In Stockholm as Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Turkuaz as the Wedding Band
Hey Mama as Elvis Presley

Middle East upstairs
9pm / 18+ / $12
Costumes required!
Facebook event

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SUN OCT 31

Halloween Party with

Skimask
Viva Viva
Doomstar

Midway Café
9pm
Facebook event

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WEEN* + TALKING HEADS* + MCLUSKY* + SHELLAC*

Ween set by Taste the Waste (f/mem The Last Front, The New Dumb)
Talking Heads set by Radio Head (f/mem Campaign For Real Time, Mean Creek, PolarBaron, Marconi)
McLusky set by No Covers (f/mem Horsehands, Shore Leave, The New Dumb)
Shellac set by Shut Up Messenger Bag (f/mem Shore Leave)

O’Brien’s
18+ / $9 / 9pm
Facebook event

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Glamour Kills Halloween Bash 2010

Team Shred presents:
Just Surrender
Stay
Love Via Dance Machine
Thieves And Villains
This Condition
With The Punches
The Jealous Sea

Middle East Upstairs
1pm / All Ages / $10 advance $12 Day of show

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Sherman Burns Halloween party / costume bash / CD release
Featuring:
Sherman Burns
The Dirty Dishes Burlesque Review
18 Wheels of Justice
Manwithahorn
Dead Cats, Dead Rats

$100 prize for best costume!
Middle East upstairs
8pm / 18+ / $10 advance $12 day of show

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Fuck the Clock Tower… Save Horror Business!

Elena Siegman doing country-fried metal covers
The Jack Chops as Cock Sparrer
Tijuana Sweetheart with Paul Christian (ex-Far From Finished, The New Alibis) and Drew Suxx (ex-Lost City Angels, The Unseen, The Ducky Boys) of Cradle to the Grave doing a sleazy ‘80s cock rock set
Ska Prest doing a ska and reggae-style set of songs by The Misfits

Between sets:
Mary Widow of Black Cat Burlesque
Hip-hop performer Madame Psychosis
Susie Skrew and Ninja Ho of B.L.O.W.W. (Boston League of Women Wrestlers)
DJ Fordy Buxworth

Master of Ceremonies: Christian “XN” Matyi
Raffle prizes from Narragansett, PUMA, Harmonix, Allston Café, Orchard Skate Shop, Stingray Body Art, Patac Records, Longbelly Glass, and artists Dave Tree, Amy Toxic, Leather Pixie, and Nicole Tammaro

Great Scott
8pm / 21+ / $10
Facebook event

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Roseblood Halloween Bash
Summer Villains (Halloweenilicious CD release)

Rosebud
$5 / first 20 get a free CD!

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OK KIDS, what else you got?

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