The dawn of time through 2010

2010.08.28/Mohawk/Austin, TX/Red River on the Rocks
Alkari, Zeale, Young Girls, Freshmillions, Built by Snow, the Vitamins, the Pons, Stereo Is a Lie, the Georgian Company, Red Falcon, the Boxing Lesson, Booher & the Turkeyz, the Mercers, Frank Smith, Noise Revival Orchestra, the Eastern Sea, & Hacienda

Austin Chronicle Recommneded

2010.07.30/The 1011/San Antonio, TX
Deer Vibes & Gifts from Enola

Them Gift Boys sure did make this show!

2010.07.29/Club DeVille/Austin, TX
Gifts from Enola & Golden Cities

In what would become a long standing tradition for them, Gifts From Enola's school bus broke down and they didn't make the show.

2010.07.23/Antone's/Austin, TX
White Denim & the Golden Boys

Austin Chronicle Recommneded
Vinnie's MyEd debut!

2010.06.19/Atomic Cantina/Albuquerque, NM

This would be Stellz last show with My Education.

2010.06.18/Mia's Lounge/Flagstaff, AZ

After a long search for the town's only Silver Strike machine, we finally found it. Broken.

2010.06.17/the Soda Bar/San Diego, CA
the Radar Brothers & the SoftLights

SSG Interview

2010.06.16/Jensen Guitars (Main Stage)/Santa Barabara, CA

Shirts are $20 each, por favor.

2010.06.15/Bootleg Theater/Los Angeles, CA/Sunrise Live Score Performance
Nohow On

"Sunrise Performance" indeed. Special guests Diane Keaton and the dude from Chuck and Buck at this show.

2010.06.14/Blue Macaw/San Francisco, CA
Ad Hawk

Blue Macaw has some top notch bar food.

2010.06.13/Hemlock Tavern/San Francisco, CA
Fake Your Own Death & Rademacher

Rademacher were a no show. I think their drummer broke his foot, or something.

2010.06.12/the Wail/Portland, OR

Hands down worst show of the tour.

2010.06.11/Sunset Tavern/Seattle, WA
Joy Wants Eternity & You.May.Die.In.The.Desert

Hands down best show of the tour.

2010.06.09/Kilby Court/Salt Lake City, UT
Theta Naught

We played an improvised set w/ Theta Naught. A legend was born that day.

2010.06.08/Tower Theater/Salt Lake City, UT/Sunrise Live Score Performance

near beer… the sequel.

2010.06.07/Mayan Theater/Denver, CO/Sunrise Live Score Performance

had a blow out on the way to the show, but make it just in time… almost.

2010.06.06/Fishtank Theater/Kansas City, MO

EX's highschool reunion.

2010.06.05/The Conservatory/Oklahoma City, OK

Deer People, and near beer…

2010.06.04/Double Wide/Dallas, TX
The Angelus & Sharps Makes

Stars naked dude, WTF.

2010.05.20/South Congress/Austin, TX

KVRX's The Ausitn Sessions

2010.05.17/Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar/Austin, TX/Sunrise Live Score Performance

sold out part 2

2010.05.08/the Parish/Austin, TX
Eluvium & Benoit Pioulard

Austin Chronicle Recommended

2010.04.30/Khon's/Houston, TX

We played super late on a parking garage rooftop, but had a great time.

Houston Chronicle Show Preview

2010.04.25/Alamo Drafthouse Ritz/Austin, TX/Sunrise Live Score Performance

Sold out.
Austin Chronicle Feature
Austin 360 Feature

2010.04.03/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
Red Sparowes & Doomriders

Space City Rock Show Review

2010.04.02/Red 7/Austin, TX
Red Sparowes & Doomriders

Party Boy Telles!

2010.03.20/Encore Patio/Austin, TX/Offical SXSW Showcase
Tone, Kerretta, this will destroy you & Sleepy Sun

Played in 36 degree weather. TWDY had some "technical" difficulties.

2010.03.19/Guero's Taco Bar/Austin, TX
The Boxing Lesson & Kerretta

Scott scared some children.

2010.03.18/Hot Mama's/Austin, TX/Leisure Tourniquet Equinox Mish Mash 2010

Neighbor's wanted us to turn down.

2010.02.20/Emo's/Austin, TX
The Soundtrack of Our Lives & Nico Vega

Easy Mac.

2010.01.13/Emo's/Austin, TX
Adam Franklin & Bolts of Melody, & Ringo Deathstarr

Austin 360 Video of Happy Village

2009.12.18/Antone's/Austin, TX
benefit w/Alpha Rev & The Boxing Lesson

Got the Antone's Treatment.

2009.12.05/Khon's/Houston, TX

Houston Press Review of the Show

2009.11.14/the Parish/Austin, TX
Fiction, & My Empty Phantom

Fiction's Lasp Gasp. Jeremy cried.

2009.10.29/Emo's/Austin, TX
War Paint & Michael Benjamin Anthony Robinson

Thanks Quinn!

2009.10.10/Green Patures/Austin, TX
Stelz's Wedding.

2009.09.23/Mohawk/Austin, TX
The Sian Alice Group & The Boxing Lesson

Raining night in Austin, my friends.

2009.09.02/The Orange Show/Houston, TX
Sleepy Sun

Where was the food?
We had to drive back home through the night so Stellz could make his 1st day of work being a school teacher.

2009.08.20/Stubb's/Austin, TX
Gliss, New Roman Times & The Clouds Are Ghosts

Best pay out from Stubb's ever.

2009.06.06/Guero's Oak Garden/Austin, TX
Boxing Lesson, Summer Wardrobe, New Roman Times & Benko

Playing in a 105 degree heat for nachos, and beer = great time.

2009.05.12/Cactus Cafe/Austin, TX

Played a mellow electro/acoustic set. We got an 'Unsatisfactory' grade in punctuality.

2009.04.19/the Mohawk/Austin, TX
The Twilight Sad & Calm Blue Sea

a slap to the face, holmez... a slap to the face.

2009.04.14/the Zeitgeist Theater/New Orleans, LA/Sunrise Live Score Performance

The Fook liked it.

2009.04.13/the Caledonia Lounge/Athens, GA
A. Armada & Thieves and Pastors

Hot Ham n' Cheese.

2009.04.11/SOBO/Norfolk, VA

chirp... chirp....

2009.04.10/The Khyber/Philadelphia, PA
Bardo Pond, The G & Elevator Parade

Belgian Beer and Fambly Timez.

2009.04.09/DC9/Washington, DC

About as good as Wolf Brand Chili...

2009.04.08/Death By Audio/Brooklyn, NY
Guisante, Coin Under Tongue & Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers

One blogger said we sounded like Explosions in the Sky. How original.

2009.04.07/Piano's/New York, NY
Youth Group, Eastern Western & Dylan Connnor

Well, the Silver Strike was great.

2009.04.05/Milestone/Milestone, NC
Transmisson Fields, & The Dirty White

Blame it on the whiskey, Stelz.

2009.04.04/The Eyedrum/Atlanta, GA
Night Moves & the Cassavetes

Hellva drive from Dallas. Read one blogger's review of the show here. Drank Bud Light Lime on Matt Cherry's porch after the show.

2009.04.03/The Double Wide/Dallas, TX
The Angelus & True Widow

Jewche received a gift from our possible new lead singer, and friend. And he's a model, ladiez.

2009.03.20/Salvage Vanguard Theater/Austin, TX/Leisure Tourniquet presents Equinox Mish Mash 2009
w/ Maserati, A Armada, the Gary, Medications, Edie Sedgwick, Tambersauro, Invincible Czars, Amputee, Venison Whirled, Najeeb Sabour, Zanzibar Snails, Fires Were Shot, Sharon Van Etten, Hello Lovers, & Le Sexy

A rough day for Dirty P after spending the night in the laundry room. Who lit the sparklers?

2009.03.19/The Side Bar/Austin, TX
Nail Day Party w/ Callers, Blue Giant, Loch Lomond, Balmorhea, Laura Gibson, Was Fang & Army Navy

Another fantastic party thrown by Nail.

2009.03.18/Soho Lounge/Austin, TX/Official SXSW Showcase
This Will Destroy You, Maserati, My Disco & A Armada

One could read a review of the show here, or here if one were so inclined.
Houston Calling SXSW Preview Interview

2009.02.28/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
Exterminating Angels, Amputee & Sad Like Crazy

Space City Rock Album Review of Bad Vibraions
Houston Calling Recommended

It was hard to take the stage after an unusually strong Amputee set.

2009.02.08/Red 7/Austin, TX
Don Caballero, DD/MM/YYYY & Shitty Car Wash

Shared the stage w/ Don "we've seen better days" Caballero.

2009.01.24/Lambert's/Austin, TX
Fiction & My Empty Phantom

Live debut of "A Drink For My Friendz".

2008.12.20/Emo's/Austin, TX
Your Kisses Cause Crashes

Andy's BDay Extravaganza!!! Lon played the bells in short pants.

2008.12.06/Beauty Bar/Austin, TX
El Ten Eleven, Woodgrain & Zech's Marquise

Afros, Bitter Cold, Tilting Stage o'death!El Ten Eleven warmed the crowd, while the Klown swayed to and fro in the breeze.

2008.11.22/Red 7/Austin, TX
Raven Tree (CD Release Party), The Clouds are Ghosts & The Calm Blue Sea

The great Carl Smith was at the show.

2008.11.11/Emo's/Austin, TX
sBack & Eagle Claw

Not the most festive birfday in history, Mr. Alexander.

2008.10.26/Salvage Vanguard Theatre/Austin, TX
Seven Inch Stitch, Venison Whirled, Douglas Ferguson, Alex Keller, Green Tamara Bourine, & Abigail und Hansel
special "quadrophonic surround sound show".. except not really.

there was some intense aural punishment being delivered. our pornotarium cd skipped in the $5 cd walkman they provided. which must mean we should have checked our cd first, i guess.

2008.10.11/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX
Dead Science & Hotel Hotel

Hey, how does Deep Cut go again?

2008.10.04/the Tinest Bar in Texas/Austin, TX
Steve Arceri & DJ Ernest Gonzales

WTF was going on w/ Steve? Stellz forgot his cymbals, and the Po-Po shut us down 3 songs in.

2008.09.10/Beauty Bar/Austin, TX
Dreamtiger (San Diego, CA) & Honey Thief

"you guys can't keep using these drink tickets we gave you to get drinks with.."

2008.09.06/Club DeVille/Austin, TX
Window Silhouette, & Blase Faire

2008.08.13/Mohawk/Austin TX
Yndi Halda & the Non

The Non canceled. they apparently would rather spend the evening in OKC.

2008.07.19/Hailey's/Denton, TX
Zansabar Snails

Hackstie rolled a 214.

2008.07.18/The Conservatory/Oklahoma City, OK
Traindodge & the Paul Green School of Rock

2008.07.17/Replay Lounge/Lawrence, KS

This Alibi = 5th opening act cancel
I guess Amanda isn't coming over after all.

2008.07.16/Old Curtis/Denver, CO

2008.07.14/the Palace/Missoula, MT

Tonight we find out about the Missoula Melt.

2008.07.13/Funhouse/Seattle, WA
Joy Wants Eternity & You.May.Die.In.The.Desert

You.May.Die.In.The.Desert = 4th opening act to cancel

the Stranger Album Review of Bad Vibraions

2008.07.12/The Voyeur/Olympia, WA
A Room Called Remember & Derek M Johnson

Hippy Bling!

2008.07.11/Towne Lounge/Portland, OR
Pacific UV & Logs

Logs = 3rd opening act to cancel

2008.07.10/Jambalaya/Arcata, CA

the Kent Stephenson Band = 2nd opening act to cancel.
Something died on Scott's side of the stage, and there was no room at the inn.

2008.07.09/Hemlock Tavern/San Francisco, CA
Ad Hawk

2008.07.08/the Silent Movie Theater/Los Angeles, CA/Sunrise Live Score Performance

Tonight we broke the Curse of Sunrise. Celebrated with chili dogs.

2008.07.07/Beauty Bar/San Diego, CA

Well, at least the weather was nice.
Stellz performed a strange ritual.

2008.07.06/Modified Arts/Phoenix, AZ
Miniture Tigers, Cable Car Crash & Milo

Miniture Tigers = 1st opening act to cancel.
Before the show, we Strike Silver.

2008.07.05/Plush/Tucson, AZ
El Ten Eleven & Saint Rorschach

2008.07.04/Atomic Cantina/Albuquerque, NM
Oktober People & Of God and Science

2008.06.28/End of an Ear/Austin, TX

Instore for Bad Vibrations release. Nothin' better than a cold Pearl on a hot afternoon.

2008.06.26/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX
DeadMan, Colin Swietek & Benko

Record Release party for Bad Vibrations. Dancing Ernst busted some moves.

Austin Chronicle Album Review of Bad Vibraions


2008.06.26/KUT 90.5FM/Austin, TX

2008.06.07/Trophy's/Austin, TX
the Broken Letters, & Colin Swietek

my education lite. not our finest moment.

2008.05.08/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX
the Paper South, the Nasty Rumors & Wine and Revelution

Hey, Jewche! Pop quiz, what note does Aria start on?

2008.04.18/the Parish/Austin, TX
Ringo Deathstarr, The Boxing Lesson, Skiesfalling, All in the Golden Afternoon, She Sir & Soundpool

Nice Totes!

2008.04.12/Green Patures/Austin, TX
TJ's Wedding.

2008.04.06/Antone's/Austin, TX
Thulsa Doom & Many Birthday's

Butt Slappers ATX!
Nice greenroom at Antone's. no doubt babe.

2008.04.05/Shelby Chappel/Austin, TX
Troy's Wedding.

We were asked last minute to provide the wedding music, and I have to say we hit the ball out of the park.

2008.03.15/Hot Mama's/Austin, TX
kayo dot, Rossi Mission, the noise revival orchestra experience, Sharks and Sailors, fin del mar, and Bear in Heaven & Stars Like Fleas

Dave fell in love, but he wasn't her type. if you know what i mean.

2008.03.14/the Side Bar/Austin, TX/Nail/Fanatic SXSW Day Party
w/ the Pack A.D., Tiger! Tiger!, Cliped Beaks, HEALTH & Zookeeper

2008.03.13/Creekside @ the Hilton EMC/Austin, TX/SXSW 2008 Showcase

2008.03.12/the Victory Grill/Austin, TX
the Story Of, Frontier Ruckus & Southeast Engine

2008.02.28/the Parish/Austin, TX
Boxing Lesson (CD Release), Experimental Aircraft & the Story Of

2008.01.17/Mohawk/Austin, TX
Six Organs of Admittance, and Headdress

a farewell to klowns... or was it?

Austin Chronicle Recommended

2008.01.10/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX/Emo's Free Week
Ringo Death Starr, Boxing Lesson & the Story Of

Colin told us all about Garry's virtues as a roommate.. or at least we think that's what he told us...

2008.01.05/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
Alkari & Hym Six

Is there any beer in this van!?!

2007.11.15/Mohawk/Austin, TX
Trans Am & LAX

q:how many klowns does it take to plug in a keyboard?

a:buy him another shot of jamerson's and he'll tell you.

2007.11.03/Carousel Lounge/Austin, TX
Brian Eno Hoot Night w/ Benko, Bee vs Moth, ST37 & Cue

"enough with the pseudo-intellectual art-poseur crap!"--hackstie

2007.10.20 Room 710 Austin, TX
thousand foot whale claw, BLADES, Monumnet to Nothing & Fire vs Extinguisher

2007.10.06/End of an Ear/Austin, TX
instore for my education vs dalek record release

Adam says he remembers when it was all about the music... now it's just about the snakeskin boots.

2007.09.21/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX
Cue, lymbyc systym & this will destroy you

We were still reeling from the magical experience of the Texas/Oklahoma state fair. somebody pinch us.

2007.09.14/the Multi-Purpose Events Center/Wichita Falls, TX
Texas/Oaklahoma State Fair

You can take your fancy texas state fair and shove it. The texas/oklahoma state fair is way better. way. why the pig races alone were worth the 500 mile drive!

2007.09.08/Emo's/Austin, TX
my education vs dalek record release party w./ Maserati & Red X Red M

If you need a ride to San Antonio, just ask Hackstie.

Space City Rock Album Review of My Education vs Dälek

2007.08.17/Stubb's/Austin, TX


so does ANYBODY remember seeing this show? we don't remember playing it...

2007.08.11/Double Wide/Dallas, TX
Angelus & Jetscreamer

2007.08.11/Good Records/Dallas, TX
with Amandla - supposedly.. i don't think they ever showed up..

Someone requested to hear Concentration Waltz. Rabi seemed a bit dazed if you ask me.

2007.08.10/the Conservatory/Oklahoma City, OK
Traindodge, Daniel Striped Tiger & Steeples

When you're in OKC, try the beautiful Plaza Inn. Best Hos and Meth on I-35.
Seriously we were in danger of being killed in several different unpleasant ways.

2007.08.09/Lemp Nieghborhood Arts Center/St Louis, MO/Sunrise Live Score Performance

This will forever be known as the night my education hit rock bottom.
"i need a dozen towels so the boys can take a showah"

2007.08.08/the Canopy Club/Champaign, IL
Thorn, Borfus & Lohaven

Kirkie's grandma made the show, but didn't buy any merch.

2007.08.07/Mojo's/Columbia, MO

Eiffel Towers were discussed, and explained.. but not demonstrated (ed. note- they weren't demonstrated to Dirty P maybe... but Stellz totally saw it)

2007.08.06/Café Duvall/Chicago, IL/Sunrise Live Score Performance

Vodka Girl was at this show.

2007.08.05/Empty Bottle/Chicago, IL
Midnight Snake & Fingers and Toes

Fires Were Wolf'd

2007.08.04/Majestic Theater/Milwaukee, WI
F/i & Hoss

Flagrant/imbeciles, aka Bamboozled Part 2. Some fools need to get dealt, knowwhatimsayin.

Somewhere about now we've played our 200th live show

6/12/2007 Walter's Houston, TX
Maserati & Lazer Sharks and Sailors

Houston Calling Recommended

2007.06.11/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX
Maserati & Lazer Wolf

Kirkie fell off of the Emo's Lounge stage, and hurt a toe

2007.05.25/Stubb's/Austin, TX
Aster & Built by Snow

We found a really good parking spot, and this was possibly the 1st Loyalty Firm show we ever played.

2007.05.19/Beauty Bar/Austin, TX
Mansion & Antarctica Starts Here

Played in the parking lot behind the Beatuy Bar while a metal band played @ Red 7 behind us

2007.03.25/Alamo Drafthouse/Austin, TX/Sunrise Live Score Performance
Austinist Recommended

2007.03.16/Bolm Studios/Austin, TX
Jimmy Buffett Experience, A Place to Bury Strangers, the Black Hollies, the Onlys, Of God and Science & ST37

Bolm Studio's SXSW Day Party

2007.03.14/Trophy's/Austin, TX
Fire vs. Extinguisher, She Sir & Ghost of the Russian Empire Thirty Ghost Records SXSW Day Party

Chris Stelly's 1st show

2007.02.23/Walter's/Houston, TX
Red Sparowes & Sharks and Sailors

Space City Rock Recommended
Houston Calling Recommended
Goose's Lasp Gasp

2007.02.21/Emo's/Austin, TX
Red Sparowes & Insecto

Goose lost a bass drum pedal after a post show nap.

2007.02.20/Hailey's/Denton, TX
Red Sparowes & Hog Pig

Set cut short due to technical difficulties and bad knees and ankles.

Dallas Observer Recommended

2007.01.06/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX/Emo's Free Week
Cue, Horse + Donkey & Finally Punk

2007.01.05/Blanton Museum of Art/Austin, TX
B Scene "Art is Reflection" Post Holiday Party

The Blantontinis made for a joyous time.

Austin Chronicle Recommended

2006.11.18/Bolm Studios/Austin, TX
the Only's, Hotel Hotel, Rubber Robot & Turbo 360

the po-po showed up, and shut the party down before we can play. Classic Klown-foolery

2006.11.11/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
Sharks and Sailors & Traindodge

Top Jimmy's 39th birthday.
Matt Crow is the best writer in H-Town.

2006.11.10/Mohawk/Austin, TX
Sharks and Sailors & skiesfalling

Checked for Chris' 'action art' but alas it was gone.

2006.11.02/Flamingo Cantina/Austin, TX
Small Sails & skiesfalling

Our last show @ Flamingo Cantina. ever. seriously.

2006.10.24/Mohawk/Austin, TX
Caspian & This Will Distroy You

chris experienced some technical difficulties, didn't play half the show, and then left some 'action art' underneath the bench.

2006.10.13/Emo's Lounge/Austin, TX
A Five and Dime Ship & Paper South

Paper South canceled…
Kirkie took a noser off the 4 foot high stage.

2006.10.06/Flamingo Cantina/Austin, TX
Hotel Hotel & LaLaLand

Our 1st show @ the Flamingo Cantina in 2 years. Viva $1.50 Ice House Tall Boys!

2006.09.23/Trophy's/Austin, TX
Red Leaves, Pompeii & Ostinato

Trophy's how we missed ye…

2006.09.13/Emo's/Austin, TX
ISIS & Giant Squid

Austin Chronicle Recommended


2006.09.01/Continental Club/Austin, TX
Snowden, For Those Who Know & the Only's

Dirty P's 30th B-day, Haxty' 35th

2006.08.30/KUT 90.5FM/Austin, TX
Live radio appearance on Eklektikos.

2006.08.11/Ruta Maya World HQ/Austin, TX
Paper South & Benko

Another highly successful Ruta Maya gig.

2006.08.05/Proletariat/Houston, TX
Linus Pauling & Sharks and Sailors

Tellesdaga Nights: the Ballad of Ricky Scotty "the Man Who Could Count to One Input Jack."

2006.08.05/Vinal Edge/Houston, TX

A number of used whip it cartridges were found around the van after the show.

2006.08.04/Red Star/Baton Rouge, LA
Early Day Miners & Always the Runner

Almost died after we had a blow out going 80mph down the highway, made the show in time to see the Early Day Miners, and Top Jimmy received some unexpected help from the bar owner.

2006.08.03/The Earl/Atlanta, GA
Sound of 73 & Ours to Alibi

Ate some gator and heard some fine shoegaze.

2006.08.02/The Cave/Chapel Hill, NC
Drive Like a Bastard

We literally played for the other band, and the bartender.

2006.08.01/Khyber/Philadelphia, PA
Alasehir (members of Bardo Pond) & Sharks w/ Wings

a belly dancer performed for a room full of nerdy dudes.

2006.07.31/Cake Shop/New York, NY
A Place to Bury Strangers & Brian Wilson Shock Treamen

Michael Imperioli from Sopranos fame attended this show, and went bar hopping w/ the band afterwards. Shoot your cuffs. Hackstie danced until dawn.

2006.07.29/IOTA/Arlington, VA
Tone & Tulsa Drone

Top Jimmy invoked the demon. Backstie rose from the flames. With and without pants.

2006.07.28/Caledonia Lounge/Athens, GA
Murder Beach & Gordon Lamb

2006.07.27/Hal and Mal's/Jackson, MS
Living Better Electrically

try the gator wings!

2006.07.26/The Cavern/Dallas, TX
Wanz Dover & Emil Rapstine

Britches Blanket was playing in Dmaj this show

2006.07.20/Ruta Maya World HQ/Austin, TX
Handsome Charlies & Lila's Medicine

Another highly successful Ruta Maya gig.

2006.07.06/Emo's/Austin, TX
Carla Bozulich (ex Geraldine Fibbers), Dead Science & Anini Rossi

2006.06.22/Beerland/Austin, TX
Fire Vs Extinguisher

Beerland's 5 year anniversary show.

2006.06.06/Club DeVille/Austin, TX
Devil's Cello movie screening

benefit for the local independent B-flim Devil's Cello

2006.06.02/Stubb's/Austin, TX
This Will Destroy You & the Lymbc Systm

we closed out the show for the Roots, and provided 1st Aid to a rock n' roll casualty.

2006.06.01/The Lime Light/San Antonio, TX
This Will Destroy You & the Lymbc Systm

2006.05.12/Emo's/Austin, TX
Blood on the Wall, Psychic Ills & Ume

Klown couldn't figure out how tune his electric piano.

2006.04.28/Blue Theater/Austin, TX

Fusebox Festival

2006.04.08/Ridglea Theater/Dallas, TX
Low, the New Year, the Lassie Foundation, Calico Sunset, Comet, Single Frame & many more

Wall of Sound Festival - our 1st show with Scott Telles

Austin Chronicle Show Review
Ice Cream Man Show Review

2006.03.17/Bolm Studios/Austin, TX
Quein es BOOM!, Maserati, Headlights, Jonathan Horn Trio & Necessity

2006.03.15/Habanna Calle 6/Austin, TX/Official SXSW Showcase
Clairecords Showcase wiith Luminous Orange, Eau Claire, Belong, the Brother Kite & Sciflyer

2006.03.15/End of an Ear/Austin, TX
Thirty Ghosts Records' SXSW Day Party
Rachel Goldstar & the Colorforms, Tunng & Brothers and Sisters

Austin Chronicle Show Review
Evil Sponge Show Review

2006.01.28/Hole in the Wall/Austin, TX
ST 37 & Baby Robots

Hackstie's live pedal steel debut.

2006.01.21/the Parish/Austin, TX
The Black Angels & the AM Syndicate

Sarah Norris myed/vibes debut.

2006.01.05/Emo's/Austin, TX
The Black Angels, The Arm, For Those Who Know, New Glow & Animals of the Bible

Goose went home for a bathroom break, and showed up back @ Emo's 10 minutes after we were supposed to start playing. Almost had to do the this show sans drums as well!

2006.01.04/KUT 90.5FM/Austin, TX
Live radio appearance on Eklektikos.

We performed an acoustic set sans drums. Progressive wouldn't let Goose change his lunch hour time.

2005.11.29/End of an Ear/Austin, TX
Douglas Ferguson

Doug's record release party.

2005.10.14/Emo's/Austin, TX
South San Gabriel & the Glass Family

2005.10.01/Tree's/Dallas, TX/North Texas Music Festival
Zykos, Pilotdrift & Midlake

Top Jimmy forgot his bow, and Alex claimed there was a hole in the bag...

2005.09.22/Triple Crown/San Marcos, TX
This Will Destroy You & Whitman

Screech from Whitman punched our van as we were pulling out of town.

2005.09.20/Emo's/Austin, TX
Hurricane Katrina Benefit Show with The Young Heart Attack, Flametrick Subs, Pink Swords, Camp X-Ray, Invincible Czars, Attic Ted, Oh Best!, Masonic, The Shells, Cruiserweight, The Fall Collection, Pompei, Single Frame, Cue, The Score, The Word Association, The Lemurs, Midgetmen & Sally Crewe and The Sudden Moves

We played the much coveted senior citizen slot.

2005.09.03/Emo's/Austin, TX
Red Sparowes, Zombi & Cardinale

Austin Chronicle Recommended

2005.08.04/Emo's/Austin, TX
Pelican, Big Business & Breather Resister

Austin Chronicle Scene Feature

2005.06.29/KUT 90.5FM/Austin, TX
Live radio appearance on Eklektikos.

No John Aielli, again, but possilby our best radio performance to date.

2005.06.18/Alamo Drafthouse/Austin, TX
Nick Drake Tribute Night with American Vodka

Kirkie had difficulty plugging into his amp, even though he was not playing through and pedals (meaning he only had one cable).

2005.05.28/Mary Jane's Fat Cat/Houston, TX
Dreamfest 2 with Flowers to Hide, Strangelight, 61 Cygni & many more

Haxty skinny dipped in the La Quinta pool while families were enjoying their continental breakfasts.

2005.05.28/Vinal Edge/Houston, TX

witnessed the shenanigans of a H-town Dollar Store.

2005.05.13/Emo's/Austin, TX
Glass Candy, the Tuxedo Killer & Skullering

Austin Chronicle Feature
Austin Chronicle Album Review of Italian
Italian Record Release Party.

2005.05.07/Carousel Lounge/Austin, TX
Bright and Hallow Sky

Austin Chronicle Show Review

Dirty P puked in the Carousel piss trough immediately after the set ended.

2005.05.06/Swell Arts/Corpus Christi, TX

Gibbons art opening.

2005.04.27/KTSW/San Marcos, TX
Live Radio Apperance

2005.03.19/The Velvet Spade/Austin, TX/Official SXSW Showcase
the Western Keys, the M's, What Made Milwaukee Famous & the Blood Arms

Austin Chronicle SXSW Pick
David Fricke attended, and bought both of our albums.

2005.03.19/4th Ave Lofts/Austin, TX
Knife in the Water & Experimental Aircraft

TryLSDNow SXSW Day Party

2005.03.19/Trophy's/Austin, TX
Black Before Red, Handsome Charlies, Kissinger, the Mindy Set & Knife in the Water.

Free BBQ!

2005.03.12/Red Eyed Fly/Austin, TX
Aster, Halley & the Tammy Hall Machine

The Red Eyed Fly has gone down hill my friends...

2005.03.11/Rubber Gloves/Denton, TX
Chaos and the Addiction & the Black Lodge

During the drive home Gibbs vomited Red Wine on I-35.

2005.03.03/Beerland/Austin, TX
Adelaide, the Angelus & Fire Were Shot

Played a massive, crowd pleasing 3 song set.

2005.01.31/Emo's/Austin, TX
Faun Fables, Tuna Helpers & Weird Weeds

Dirty P loaned his SG to the Tuna Helpers.

2004.12.09/Continental Club/Austin, TX
the Glass Family, Saturday's Radar & the Only's

I struggle to see why the Only's like Saturday's Radar...

2004.12.01/Emo's/Austin, TX
Animals of the Bible, Quien 'es BOOM! & Weird Weeds

2004.11.20/Ruta Maya World HQ/Austin, TX

2004.11.02/Beerland/Austin, TX
Cue, Tia Carrera & Attack Formation

A show ruined by the depressing election results...

2004.11.01/KUT 90.5FM/Austin, TX
Live radio appearance on Eklektikos.

2004.10.29/Hole in the Wall/Austin, TX
The Angelus & Muldoon

2004.09.25/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
The Gris Gris & 61 Cygni

Kirkie lost a Tuber Driver pedal to the Gris Gris, and went airborne while loading out.

2004.09.21/Emo's/Austin, TX
Six Parts Seven & Ill Lit

2004.07.30/The Cooler Lounge/Las Vegas, NV

We were flashed some Vegas Tatas and had a long converastion with the bar tender.

2004.07.29/The Emerald Lounge/Phoenix, AZ

2004.07.28/The Launchpad/Albuquerque, NM
Of God and Science, Sciflyer & The Mindy Set

A few things I remember about this gig:

  • It was a great show/bill.
  • My camera as stolen from behind the merch table.
  • The after party for some reason had Fox News on the TV.
  • Also there was a GIANT skull bong there.

  • 2004.07.21/Church of the Friendly Ghost/Austin, TX
    Octopus Project, Cue, Castiotone for the Painfully Alone & the Burning Brides

    This show was scheduled at Emo's but moved to CotFG.

    2004.07.09/Ruta Maya World HQ/Austin, TX
    Maston Belle

    2004.06.11/Flamingo Cantina/Austin, TX
    A Five and Dime Ship & Primordal Undermind

    This was A Five and Dime Ship's record release party.

    2004.05.22/Trophy's/Austin, TX
    The Handsome Charlies

    We forgot our ties.

    2004.05.20/The Parish/Austin, TX
    The Octopus Project, Tuna Helpers & Cue

    Cinema Texas Benefit.
    Kirkie didn't realize this show was a Movie Soundtrack Hoot night until 3 days before the show.
    We put together some Popol Vuh "interpretations", and played the show w/out ever rehearsing them together.

    2004.04.24/The Wreck Room/Fort Worth, TX
    Pacific UV, the Snowdonnas & Tilly's Everywhere

    Ended up having the after party at a vintage clothing store in downtown Fort Worth.

    2004.04.23/Rubber Gloves/Denton, TX
    Pacific UV & the Angelus

    Clay from Pacific UV tagged the nside door of Rubber Gloves w/ his own cell phone #.
    The bar staff called him the next day, and he had to go back and repaint the door.

    2004.04.22/Trophy's/Austin, TX
    Pacific UV, The Only's & The Swells

    2004.04.21/The Proletariat/Houston, TX
    Pacific UV & Of Normandy

    2004.04.09/Ruta Maya World HQ/Austin, TX
    The Handsome Charlies & Summer Wardrobe

    Summer Wardrobe forgot their ties.

    2004.03.30/Alamo Drafthouse/Austin, TX/Angel's Egg Live Score Performance

    So far this was the most we've been paid for a show.

    2004.03.20/Trophy's/Austin, TX
    SXSW Day Party: Dumptruck, A Featherweight Burden, Snowdonnas & Of Normandy

    Colin from A Featherweight Burden almost got into a fist fight w/ a member of the Trophy's bar staff.
    Dirty P stole a volume knob off of an unclaimed bassman head that was left on stage.

    2004.03.18/The Hideout/Austin, TX/Official SXSW Showcase

    Austin Chronicle SXSW Pick
    A band from the UK paid us $200 to borrow our gear for the show.

    2004.03.12/Trophy's/Austin, TX
    God Drive a Galaxie, the Shells & The Normans

    2004.03.04/The Parish/Austin, TX
    the Octopus Project, What Made Milwaukee Famous & The Glass Family

    2004.03.04/Elysium/Austin, TX
    Patterns From

    this show was heavily promoted

    2004.02.10/Ruta Maya World HQ/Austin, TX
    As Cities Burn & Violin

    2004.01.31/Caucus Club/Austin, TX
    A Five and Dime Ship & Purchase New York

    WAY too much gear for such a small club.

    2004.01.25/Emo's/Austin, TX
    A Tiger Named Lovesick & Living Better Electrically

    2004.01.17/Trophy's/Austin, TX
    The Shells, Softset & The Swells

    2004.01.10/Source Theater/Washington, DC
    Speechless Music Festival: Tone, Cinders, 302 Acid, Big Lazy, Chessie, Lanterna & Southkill

    2004.01.09/Colendonia Lounge/Athens, GA
    Burn the Mountian Down & Andros

    Ended up drinking Absinthe all night, and rolling out of Athens @ 7am.
    Goose was unhappy about onions being on his Krystal Burger.

    2004.01.08/Lenny's/Atlanta, GA
    The Lids & The Tears

    Stocked bar at Beau's house.

    2004.01.07/Rubber Gloves/Denton, TX
    The Angelus & The Snowdonnas

    Saw a Dallas youth snort a line of Tabasco Sauce off the table at a Waffle House after the show.

    2003.12.18/Continental Club/Austin, TX
    The Octopus Project, The Only's & Zykos

    2003.12.10/Fresh Up Club/Austin, TX
    Eric Gibbons Art Opening

    2003.11.22/Trophy's/Austin, TX

    2003.11.08/Emo's/Austin, TX
    Gloria Record, Mono & The Swords Project

    2003.11.07/Thinkers Union Lodge/San Antonio, TX
    Plastic Five & Maserati

    Ended up crashing at Rabi's mom's house after the show.

    2003.11.06/Beerland/Austin, TX
    August Texas & Maserati

    A fine night of instrumental musics at ye ole' Beerland.

    2003.11.05/The Proletariat/Houston, TX
    Sjonander & Maserati

    2003.10.29/The Triple Crown/San Marcos, TX
    Cue & The Sudden Impluse Band

    I think we forgot this was a Halloween show.
    We were the only band that didn't play in costumes.

    2003.10.08/The Proletariat/Houston, TX
    Of Normandy & Spain Colored Orange

    2003.10.07/El Matador/New Orleans, LA
    Dave Fera

    2003.10.04/IOTA/Arlington, VA
    Mexico 1910, Our Circuit Set & Tone

    Mexico 1910's van broke down in Brooklyn, and they didn't make the show.

    2003.10.03/Club Luxx/Brooklyn, NY
    Mexico 1910, Melted Men & Services

    Ended up dancing @ the Red Black Club after the show.
    After a drunken adventure on the NY subway Dirty P, and Gibbs saw a New York sunrise from the roof of an apartment building.

    2003.10.02/Pink Rabbit/Providence, RI
    The Eyesores, Fern Knight, the Big Huge & Mexico 1910

    We had to carry our gear up 4 flights of stairs because the elevator was broken.

    2003.10.01/Geno's/Portland, ME
    Mexico 1910

    Matchbox 20 tried to sneak underage girls into this show.

    2003.09.30/Obrien's/Allston, MA
    The Broken River Prophet, Mexico 1910 & Shark Mountian

    the water pump in our van broke down on the way to this show, in Roanoke, VA.
    Unfortunately we had to cancel.

    2003.09.29/Lenny's/Atlanta, GA
    Mexico 1910

    A man smoking crack outside of Lenny's accosted our friend Karen @ the show.

    2003.09.27/Colendonia Lounge/Athens, GA
    Hurricaine Lamps & Murder Beach


    2003.09.26/Martin's/Jackson, MS
    Brian Kenny Fresno

    2003.09.25/Bar of Soap/Dallas, TX
    Chaos and the Addiction, The Angelus & The Falkon

    This was Wmanza's 30th birthday party.
    We slept @ BJ's house afterwards.

    2003.07.25/Fresh Up Club/Austin, TX
    Letter People

    The Blue Theater was damaged by ruffians sometime during the show.

    2003.07.19/Mermaid Lounge/New Orleans, LA
    Jai Alai & Sciflier

    After the show, Kirkie smoked something out of a prescription bottle, and Chris attended a fine New Orleans Gentlemen's' Establishment.

    2003.07.18/The Axiom/Houston, TX
    Manison, My Twilight Pilot & Sciflier

    The band was offered speed by an Iranian.

    2003.07.17/The Mercury/Austin, TX
    Halley & Sciflier

    Austin Chronicle Show Review
    Our 1st Sober show... ever.

    2003.07.04/Café Revelution/San Antonio, TX
    Onversionaversion, Plasitc 5 & more

    Atsu's B-day.

    2003.06.19/The Triple Crown/San Marcos, TX
    A Featherweight Burden & Pocket Symphonies

    Nothing ever happens in San Marcos.

    2003.06.06/The Axiom/Houston, TX
    61-Cygni, Cinders & The Only's

    Crow treated us to some Houston hospitality. We ended up leaving for Austin @ 8:30 in the morning.

    2003.05.28/Beerland/Austin, TX
    Cinema Texas Benefit w/ God Drives the Galaxy & Sound Team

    Austin Chronicle Concentration Waltz 7" Review
    Time to get a new van…

    2003.05.17/Flamingo Cantina/Austin, TX
    El Gato, Mama TNT & Real

    2003.05.01/Beerland/Austin, TX
    Bees are Black, The Common Cold & Cue

    Chris was assaulted by local Austin "Ganger Bangers" while attempting to purchase a Bratwurst.

    2003.04.30/The Proletariat/Houston, TX
    The Common Cold, Flowers to Hide & Landing on Land

    Loco Dwyano

    2003.04.25/French Place Party/San Antonio, TX
    Plastic Five & Onversionaversion

    "Hey Guys, do you want rock this up?"

    2003.04.15/Elysium/Austin, TX
    Belle Morte

    We made $180.

    2003.03.15/Elysium/Austin, TX/Official SXSW Showcase
    SXSW 2003 Showcase

    Austin Chronicle SXSW Sleeper
    none of us caught SARS.

    2003.03.15/Gomi Parking Lot/Austin, TX
    s1st/Mary SXSW Party/Fashion Show

    what a line-up!.

    2003.03.14/The Blue Theater/Austin, TX
    Bees are Black, Halley, Kinski, Maserati, My Twilight Pilot & Winslow

    Austin Chronicle Show Review
    Dirty P got his picture in the Chronicle.

    2003.01.19/Emo's/Austin, TX
    61-Cygni, A Featherweight Burden & Mexico 1910

    Cops showed up to the after-hours party, and gave Chris a sobriety test… he passed.

    2003.01.18/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
    61-Cygni & Mexico 1910

    we played an extra long set… unfortunately 61-Cygni was playing after us, also Gibbs had a love spat in the hallway… time heals all wounds

    2003.01.18/KTRU/Houston, TX
    live radio show

    we received some hot mixes from this radio show.

    2003.01.17/Rikinjak's/Lake Charles, LA
    61-Cygni & Mexico 1910

    61-Cygni cut their set short because Tessa was losing her voice, Montana's is good eatin'.

    2003.01.16/Mermaid Lounge/New Orleans, LA
    61-Cygni & Mexico 1910

    Goose peepeed on the bar, Kirkie puked in the photo booth, Dirty P threw-up in his sleep, and Travis says Gibbs snores really, really loud.

    2002.12.28/Steel Penny Pub/San Angelo, TX

    FACT: Russ Steel is a major pud.

    2002.12.20/Tacoland/San Antonio, TX
    Plastic Five & The Shy Trafficker


    2002.12.19/Beerland/Austin, TX
    Plastic Five

    2002.12.06/The Axiom/Houston, TX
    61-Cygni & Mansion

    2002.10.31/Encino Man's Halloween Bash/Austin, TX
    Jeri Signfield Aposterphoeed Sac & Oblong Boys

    We left the party early to avoid the cops, and do X.

    2002.10.24/The Axiom/Houston, TX
    Edward the Bear

    Kirkie forgot his jacket, and pedal board in Houston.
    He also dropped Tessa on her head.

    2002.09.29/Mercury/Austin, TX

    2002.09.08/Emo's/Austin, TX
    A Featherweight Burden & Houston

    Dirty P, Phil, and Sam did a dozen whip-its each before the show.

    2002.08.31/Rudyard's/Houston, TX
    61-Cygni & Flowers to Hide

    Dirty P and Haxty's B-day bash, Super fan caught a ride to Austin w/ Goose the next day.

    2002.08.29/Mercury/Austin, TX
    Falcon Project & Winslow

    Falcon Project Canceled.

    2002.08.15/Stubb's/Austin, TX
    Deadwhale Tide & Pretty the Quick Black Eyes

    Kirkie whispered sweet nothings to Susana on the outside deck at Stubb's, Gibbs puked in front of a bunch of girls, and Haxty was so drunk he couldn't help load out gear.

    2002.07.28/Mercury/Austin, TX
    Experimental Aircraft & Landing

    2002.07.27/Ovations/Houston, TX
    Landing, Mansion & Module

    Matt Jackson did us a solid and set this show up.

    2002.07.14/Room 710/Austin, TX
    A Featherweight Burden, Fluffers' Union & Woozy Helmet

    Radiohead Hoot Night: Chris and Jen broke up a San Marcos style barroom brawl.

    2002.07.11/Beerland/Austin, TX
    August, TX

    2002.06.20/Fitzgerald's/Houston, TX
    61-Cygni & Flowers to Hide

    Haxty peed next to Kirkie's head onto Cristina's sleeping bag during the ride home.

    2002.06.19/Mermaid Lounge/New Orleans, LA
    Mexico 1910

    A bunch of chicks showed up, and left right before we played.

    2002.06.18/Will's Pub/Orlando, FL

    Brown Sugar.

    2002.06.16/Cafe Tattoo/Balimore, MD
    Sky Wave

    Free Chili!

    2002.06.15/IOTA/Arlington, VA

    Gibbs almost threw Kirkie out of the van going 60mph down I-95, this after Gibbs' drunkenness cock-blocked Kirkie at the after-hours party.

    2002.06.13/Engine Room/Athens, GA
    Garbage Island

    Goose drank a bottle of Wild Turkey, and passed out in the streets of Athens.

    2002.06.12/Luna Lounge/New York, NY
    The Keatons

    Betty Poop attended this show, and Chris urinated in front of a gas station in Brooklyns.
    Also for some reason the dip shit booker preferred to have The Keatons on the bill over Skywave.

    2002.06.08/Pyramid Cabaret/Winnipeg, MB
    Guitaro, Vitaminsforyou & Sinewave

    Gibbs scored some bunk acid off some dude on the street... people like us in Winnipeg.

    2002.06.07/House of Knives/Minneapolis, MN
    National Blue

    House of Knives sucks

    2002.06.06/C-POP Art Gallery/Detroit, MI
    Astroblast, Delta Waves & Dreamend


    2002.06.05/Elbow Room/Ypsilanti, MI


    2002.06.04/Bernie's/Columbus, OH
    Dreamend & The Emerald Down

    Dirty P shouldn't have eaten any of the fish sticks after the show.

    2002.06.03/The Raven/Hamilton, ON


    2002.06.02/The Note/Chicago, IL
    Dorian Gray & Self Destruct Sequence

    Spider Rocks!

    2002.05.30/Cactus Club/Milwaukee, WI

    We had to cancel this show because our van broke down in Oklahoma.

    2002.05.29/The Triple Crown/San Marcos, TX
    A Featherweight Burden & Woozy Helmet

    Kirkie broke his pedal broad the 1st night of the tour.

    2002.05.23/Room 710/Austin, TX

    2002.05.15/Beerland/Austin, TX
    Astroblast & Halley

    Astroblast got into NXNE, and we didn't - boohoo...

    2002.05.12/KVRX/Austin, TX
    Local Live

    Frenchie assisted Erik in recording this.

    2002.05.05/Emo's/Austin, TX
    Experimental Aircraft & Yume Bitsu

    Austin Chronicle Album Review of 5 Popes
    5 Popes CD Release Party.

    2002.04.03/Room 710/Austin, TX
    Flowers to Hide & the Only's

    2002.03.20/Flamingo Cantina/Austin, TX
    Bobbie, Cloudtalk & Loborne

    Couldtalk's cityscapes were really nice this show.

    2002.03.15/Sacred Cup/Austin, TX
    Faceless Werewolves, Lovetron & Sing Sing

    The Bubble SXSW party. Gibbs was really, really drunk @ this show, and the singer from Sing Sing is really, really hot.
    Austin Chronicle Feature on the Bubble

    2002.02.27/The Triple Crown/San Marcos, TX
    Cue & Woozy Helmet

    2002.02.13/Beerland/Austin, TX
    A Featherweight Burden & Okkervil River

    Pedini played drums with Okkervil River this night.

    2002.01.30/Beerland/Austin, TX

    2002.01.18/Stubb's/Austin, TX
    7% Solution & Masonic

    Played a completely different set than on the previous night, and Russ was there to witness the glory.

    2002.01.17/Continental Club/Austin, TX
    Canoe, the Only's & Pop Unknown

    Our 1st show at the Lengendary Continental Club.

    2001.12.30/Beerland/Austin, TX
    Flowers to Hide & Pocket Symphonies

    2001.12.12/The Hideout/Austin, TX

    2001.11.27/Room 710/Austin, TX
    Halley & Softset

    Due to poor stage management, Halley only got to play for 10 minutes.

    2001.09.07/Red Eyed Fly/Austin, TX

    This show was Cloudtalkk's CD Release party.

    2001.08.20/Emo's/Austin, TX
    A Featherweight Burden

    Our 1st non-hoot night show at Emo's.

    2001.08.01/Beerland/Austin, TX
    Cinders & Cue

    2001.07.31/Room 710/Austin, TX
    Halley & Cue

    2001.07.18/The Triple Crown/San Marcos, TX
    A Featherweight Burden & Halley

    2001.07.09/Beerland/Austin, TX

    I believe the late Cloudtalk had a video projector at this one.

    2001.06.23/Aurora Street House Party/Austin, TX
    Litter Meet, Pocket Symphonies, Rebecca Rodriguez, Scan Hopper & The Tuna Helpers

    On the way to an important bathroom meeting, Kirkie accidentally popped Rebecca Rodriguez in the mouth with her microphone.
    Also this was the 1st live Scan Hopper performance. Scott celebrated it by wearing pajamas.

    2001.06.15/Red Eyed Fly/Austin, TX
    The Helicopters & Winslow

    The Helicopters had nice lights.

    2001.06.07/Hole in the Wall/Austin, TX

    Dumptruck took their time getting on stage.

    2001.05.15/Room 710/Austin, TX
    Bedbug & Cue

    Joe from Bedbug blew out Gibb's bass rig.

    2001.04.20/Ritz/Austin, TX
    7% Solution & Experimental Aircraft

    After this show we ran into La Blanca Señorita, and hung out with one of the dudes from Built to Spill.

    2001.03.29/Emo's/Austin, TX
    80's Nuwave Hootnight

    Kirkie puked on himself, and then chased Frenchie around Emo's.

    2001.03.21/Red Eyed Fly/Austin, TX
    A Featherweight Burden & Cinders

    This was our 1st show as an instrumental band. I believe Cov was in attendance.