The weekend is going on a ‘Gaycation’ anniversary with Rabbit Rabbit, Candy Shop, Maricon and a little softball meet’n’greet


Rabbit Rabbit with Lisa Schonberg & Heather Treadway – Remember when you used to get excited about new bands? Well be prepared to feel that way again with 2 new projects taking the intimate stage at Mississippi Pizza (across the street from Mississippi Studios). Two of the ladies from Explode into Colors are exploding into another musical venture so new it doesn’t even have a name. Be prepared to swoon over Lisa’s skills on the drum set. Yeow!


IndieCent – Local Lounge is trying to make main drag MLK Blvd the place to be for queers and I think it might be working. I haven’t seen the busy strip so fun as lively as I have this year. As part of this effort the Local is adding regular dance nights that are small enough to feel neighborhoody and big enough to be a party. One of the first was JunKtion but they’re expanding a a twice a month (1st & 3rd Fridays) soiree which might have a slightly more masculine flavor with organizers Nathaniel Knows and Danny Merkury. But don’t worry, boys and girls alike rule this school!

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New music video from drumcore mavens STLS


Check out the drumazingness put forth by local queerions STLS. Their genre-making drumcore duo, comprised of Lisa Schonberg (Explode Into Colors) and sts (The Haggard, Cadallaca) will blow your mind away with their dueling kits.

The pair are going on tour on the west coast this September to celebrate the upcoming release of their 7″ (I didn’t even know anyone still did that…) on Sept 7th on Kill Rock Stars.

For just a taste check out the video below, complete with amazing dance moves by Janet Pants.

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