Ben went as Barbara and Barbara went as Ben. Pretty scary.
The Repressions are thrilled to be playing at The Grand Victory in Brooklyn this Sunday October 4!
This Sunday, October 4th, Space Jump Live, The Big Apple Sunshine Band, The Repressions, & Ben Absurdo will rip the walls out of The Grand Victory in Williamsburg. Show starts at 7pm. $10 at the door, or your bloody heart over an open fire.
Space Jump Live Band are a 4-piece psychedelic / indie rock hybrid composed of some of Astoria’s hardest-working artists; Justin Finley on vocals, John Keegan on guitar, Philip “Snake” DiFranco on bass, and Keith Malonis on drums. There’s a moody, drone-driven charge to the Jumpers’ music, tempered by upbeats and major chords, like Bauhaus meets the Kinks.
The Big Apple Sunshine Band (formerly the Dead Roses) are a hard rock -driven quartet from New York who play bluesy rock and roll with a rusty vengeance. A tight unit of four interlocking components, no one player is more important than the others. BASB are the Stewards Of Classic Rock.
The Repressions are an art-therapy-funk-rock-vaudeville duo fronted by Barbara Dragun. Their manic theatrics and poetry-panic have pounded stages around Astoria. Giving dark humor a light touch, the band combines sullen silliness with slap-happy sadness, in surreal cartoons as well as songs.
Ben Absurdo is a musician and writer who yells anarchist poems at people while playing guitar. He calls this style philosophy punk. In addition to several live acts, Ben plays in the internet-based bands DiscoAbsurdo and COLOURS.