Join us for a prehistoric night where we may just dress like cavemen and drink ale (is that what cavemen drink?). This show will surely go down in pre-history. Come on by and don’t be shy! We may just discover fire or the wheel!
Date: Friday, May 17th (FB event here)
Time: show at 9pm, we’re playing at 11pm
Where: The Woolly Mammoth, 430 South Street
How much?: only $5 (21+ to enter)
Why: You want to hear music as the cavemen played it, with bone flutes and boulder basses!
Other awesome bands: Starving the Tsunami and Modzilla
Hey there everyone! It’s been a while, we know, but in honor of this fresh new year, we have resolved to spend more time out of the kitchen, and on the stage!
Well for us, they’re really the same thing. But anywho, here’s info on our first show of the year:
Date: Friday, January 11th (FB event here)
Time: doors at 8pm, show at 9pm, we’re playing around 10pm
Where: Connie’s Ric Rac (in the Italian Market)
How much: $7 (21+ to enter)
Why: You love good music and food and years!
Other awesome bands: Close to Good and Minka
And for those of you really hungry, why not try the biggest soup ever made?
This summer we were just snacking, but now we’re back for the main course! Come see us tomorrow (Wednesday, 9/19) at Fergie’s Pub, along with good friends Goodnight, Texas, among others!
Where: Fergie’s Pub, 12th and Sansom Streets
How much: Free! Just 21+
When: Tomorrow! Set times below (we play at 10:45):
- 10pm – Ron Gallo (from Toy Soldiers)
- 10:45pm – The Really Cooks (that’s us!)
- 11:30pm – Goodnight, Texas
- 12:15am – Ross Bellenoit
Plus, whoever’s seen cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show, it’s unlikely you’ve seen it like this: with PUPPETS! Our love of the Muppets makes this show a perfect match, just in time for Halloween! More info forthcoming, but for now just know it’s going to rock your sock-puppet off! If you don’t know Rocky Horror, you’ve at least heard the song Time Warp before.
October 31 (Halloween!)
(dates are tentative)
We are really excited to be playing at the Philadelphia Magic Gardens this Saturday! The Magic Gardens is an incredible outdoor mosaic and art environment on the 10th block of South Street, where the festival will be held (they’re actually closing off that block for the festival).
When: Saturday, July 28! We play at 3:45pm (The Community Festival runs 12-6pm, the evening portion inside the gardens runs from 4:30-10pm)
Where: 10th and South Streets
What: Magic Gardens Community Arts Festival!
How much?: Free, all ages! Evening portion (after we play) is $12, or $15 with drinks included
This heat wave could really get a person down. But we have the perfect solution…
Yes that’s right! The PhilaMOCA Ice Cream Social is on the horizon! Details:
When: Thursday, June 21! Doors at 6pm, we play at 7pm
Where: PhilaMOCA, at 12th and Spring Garden Sts.
What: Ice cream social, all ages, ice cream, music, and more!
How much?: Children under 12 get in for free! For adults, it’s a $8 suggested donation.
How will I stay cool?: The sponsor is Little Baby’s Ice Cream, a local Philadelphia ice cram maker!
More about ice cream: Check out this trivia on Philly ice cream!
Learn about where our band name came from!:
Finally, our next four shows are taking place at some awesome events and festivals! Details below:
What: Sundrop Music and Arts Festival
When: Sat., May 26 (we play at 4pm, event from 2pm-9pm)
Where: outside the Fire (412 E. Girard Ave.), in Fishtown
Details: Free, all ages! Lots of bands and local crafts vendors
Event page (RSVP!) here
What: InLiquid Arts for the Cash Poor
When: Sun., June 10 (we play at 1pm, event from noon-6pm on both Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th)
Where: The Crane Arts Building (1400 N. American St.), in Northern Liberties
Details: Free, all ages! Lots of bands, local crafts vendors, and food!
Event page here
What: PhilaMOCA Summer Solstice Ice Cream Social
When: Thurs., June 21 (we play at 7pm, doors at 6pm)
Where: PhilaMOCA at 12th and Spring Garden
Details: All ages! $8 suggested donation. Lots of bands, and ice cream!
Event page (RSVP!) here
What: Clark Park’s Summer Solstice Music and Arts Festival
When: Sat., June 30 (we play at 2pm, event from noon-8pm)
Where: Clark Park in West Philly, at 43rd and Chester
Details: Free, All ages! Bands, food, vendors, face painting!
Event page (RSVP!) here
On Saturday night, we’re playing at the Grape Room, a great music venue and bar in Manayunk. We know Manayunk may sometimes seem as far as Florida, but we can assure you, it’s not!
Come out early and eat with us in costume!
Date: Sat., 4/14
Time: 9 p.m. (show starts at 8 p.m.) — come out early (7:30) and eat with us!
Where: The Grape Room in Manayunk
Cover: $7 (21+)
How do I get there?!: SEPTA Regional Rail (Norristown Line), just 17 minutes away! There and back!
Can’t make it there? Then come to our next show at the North Star Bar on Wed., 4/25! The ghosts of the Eastern State prisoners may even stop by!
Date: Wed., 4/25
Time: 8 p.m. (our set will be a bit later)
Cover: $8 (21+)
Hi everyone! Our next show is at The Grape Room in Manayunk on Saturday, April 14. It’s a great venue for music, and easily accessible by all transportation means!
We also have a new food review up, in which Pete Band visits the Famous Fourth Street Delicatessen! Check it out!
Finally, hungry for some hummus? Well we’ve got the perfect recipe for you!
Post-Valentine’s Day World Cafe Live show coming up next week! Plus Y-Not Radio interview, and CultureMob review!
After your plans for Valentine’s Day went wonderfully (or awry), join us and some other great bands for some delicious music! If you were at our last show at Dobbs (or had to miss it), we are kicking it up a notch! (Emeril fans anyone?!)… both the food AND the music!
Time: Wed., Feb. 15th, doors open at 7:30 (we play at 8pm)
Place: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut (they serve really good food and drinks!)
Cost: $7 (all ages)
Other musicians: Our Griffins, Your Children Is Beautiful, Josh Craft
FB Invite: Here!
Also, an interview with yours truly will be aired on Y-Not Radio, a local independent radio station that plays some seriously awesome tunes! We talk about the band, other Philly bands, and of course our one true love, food. We also play some music live on the air! Check it out!
Fun news! Michelle Zipkin wrote a fabulous review of us for CultureMob, an independent arts & entertainment magazine! And a wonderful article appeared about our recent show at Dobbs in the La Salle Collegian, their student-run newspaper (will appear here as soon as it’s available).
Also, come on out to our upcoming shows:
Thursday, Jan. 26:
Where: Legendary Dobbs, 304 South St.
When playing: 9pm (show starts at 8pm)
How much: $8 (21+ to enter)
Why: Great drinks, food, and other great bands!