Author: therepressions

THE REPRESSIONS is an art-therapy-funk-rock-vaudeville band featuring Barbara Dragon, Ben Absurdo and Nate Lay. This acoustic trio plays original songs and zany shows that feature comics and prizes for the audience. They dedicate their music to anyone who has ever been made to feel small for being sensitive, kind, smart, or mentally ill. The Repressions are based in the Astoria, Queens neighborhood of New York City. And they love you.

Next Show … Right Here in Astoria

Yes, The Repressions are playing at the ol’ Irish Whiskers… cool place right at the 30th Avenue N/W train stop, affordable drinks, backyard… No cover!

Saturday May 18 at 9pm!

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Video – I’m Just Pieces

As a woman, it often feels as though your body is universal property. Everyone is free to comment on every part of it at any time, and women in our culture are taught from a young age that their appearance is their value. On top of that is the nonsense standards of what is deemed “good” and the massive contradictions of those nonsense standards, often upheld by the same people.

This song is dedicated to women everywhere who just want to go outside…

 

The Repressions at Veggie Pride Parade NYC

The Repressions are honored and thrilled to be playing at The 12th Annual Veggie Pride Parade NYC! SUNDAY APRIL 14TH! Line up for the parade at 11AM at 40 Gansevoort Street. The parade will end in Union Square, and that’s where you’ll find the stage. Show starts at 1pm! Performers, speakers, vendors and amazing food, with an after party at V-Spot! This is going to be an amazing day for people and animals!

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