The Really Cooks as Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem Band on Halloween!

An uncanny resemblance no?

An uncanny resemblance, no?

The originals!

The original Electric Mayhem!








Join us this Thursday evening for the Fire’s annual Cover Band show! We’ll be playing as the Muppets’ well-known and loved house band, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem (pictured on the left)! Check out our costumes (on the right)! There’s probably no band we’re more fit to cover than this one. We will be totally in character the entire time, so don’t ask for King Alon, Lem, or Josh and Pete Band!

We’ll be playing some Dr. Teeth classics, many of which happen to be covers of 60′s and 70′s hits! This will be a ridiculously awesome show that you don’t want to miss!

Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013 (FB event here)
Time: show at 8pm, we play first at 8:15!
Where: The Fire in Fishtown, 412 W Girard Ave
How much?: Only $5 (21+ to enter)
Other awesome bands and who they’re covering:

  • Conversations with Enemies as CAKE
  • Mike Bell and the movies as Daniel Johnston
  • You Do You as The Doobie Brothers ft. Michael McDonald
  • The Rocket Queens as Guns and Roses
  • Everything Sucks as The Descedents
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The Really Cooks Kung FU Blast!

Lem is quite a ridiculous human lemon

Lem is quite a ridiculous human lemon

Hey all you The Really Cooks Fans. You haven’t heard from us in a while. Well guess what. We’re Back….With a Vengeance!

If you have ever wanted to see The Really Cooks in full swing and kicking some ass, now is the time! Come out for a special concert birthday celebration of King Alon and Josh Band.

It’s time to Rock and Roll, Ninja Style. (Vanilla Ice not included)

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 (FB event here)
Time: show at 8:30pm, TBA what time we start
Where: Kung Fu Necktie in Fishtown
How much?: $8 (21+ to enter)
Why: It’s King Alon and Josh Band’s birthdays!
Other awesome bands: Conversations with Enemies, Shark?, Shocked MindsCassavetes

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The Really Cooks live at the Woolly Mammoth!

Lem loves riding woolly mammoths!

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

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First show of 2013 at Connie’s Ric Rac!

2013 is the year of the Cooks!

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?

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Show at Fergie’s Pub! Plus house band for Rocky Horror Puppet Show in October!

Good food, Good music, and Goodnight, Texas!

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):

RSVP: Here!

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.
Where: TBA
October 18-20
October 25-27
October 31 (Halloween!)
(dates are tentative)

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Art/GAGE Magic Gardens Festival this Saturday afternoon!

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).

There's no place like the Magic Gardens!


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

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Join us at the PhilaMOCA Ice Cream Social!

This heat wave could really get a person down. But we have the perfect solution…

Get cool at the PhilaMOCA Ice Cream Social!

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!

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Video about the band name, new food review, and upcoming festival shows!

Learn about where our band name came from!:

King Alon and the Bands at Nam Phuong



Also, for the latest Really Food Review, Alon visits Nam Phuong! Check it out here.




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

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Grape Room show this Saturday, North Star Bar show, and more!

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!
RSVP here.

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+)
RSVP here.

Lem outside South Street Souvlaki


Finally, we have a new Really Food Review up! Lem’s very first entry, where he visits South Street Souvlaki and Paul’s Idaho Fries! Check it out here!

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Famous Food Review, and upcoming Grape Room show!

Pete Band at 4th Street


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!

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