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"Only The Dead Know Brooklyn"
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Photograph: George McCloskey
from left to right
John Piccolo - keyboards
Ron Ardito - lead vocals, guitar
Artie Lamonica - lead vocals, guitar
Caren Messing - lead vocals
Kathy McCloskey - lead vocals, keyboards
Bob Racioppo - lead vocals, bass
John (Zeeek) Criscione - drums
"Brooklyn band, The Shirts, with roots in CBGB’s golden era, return refreshed by the addition of a second keyboardist and not one but two new vocalists." - The Village Voice (ABER) 2004
* The March 17th date at The HOOK has been re-scheduled for Saturday June 16th (MFA fundraiser!) *
Saturday Night, April 14th
125 Fifth Avenue
Park Slope, Brooklyn
doors open @ 8pm
The SHIRTS play at Brooklyn's "Burrow" Magazine Launch Party!
The SHIRTS (at 9pm), Les Sans Culottes, John Pinamonti and Formaldehyde Blues Train.
Ben "The Beyonder" Carlin will D.J.
For more info. about the event contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the history behind Burrow Magazine: www.lurchmag.com
"The SHIRTS haven't released a record in 26 years, but that will change on June 28 when they drop their fourth LP Only the Dead Know Brooklyn (Stereo Society). Peers of legendary groups such as Television and Talking Heads, the band is the epitome of a CBGB's act. Similar to how the Ramones were all about Queens, The Shirts are all about Brooklyn. With the release of the new record, they will play their old stomping ground CBGB's on June 28, a refreshing blast from the past." - Andy Keller, TheDelimagazine.com
The SHIRTS contribute to a seminal interview about the early days at CBGB's (along with Hilly Kristal, Chris and Tina of The Talking Heads, Sonny Vincent, Martin Rev of Suicide, Roger Miret from Agnostic Front, Bryan from The Bouncing Souls, Doug Beans from Murphy's Law and the Functional Idiots and more...)
Click HERE to read the article in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF).
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