Bloodshot Anniversary/Holiday Show Announced!

November 3rd, 2009 by Bloodshot

That's Right! More anniversary tomfoolery, but this time for a good cause!

December 19th at the Double Door in Chicago we're throwing another affordable bash and 100% of the door goes to the recovery funds of Scotland Yard Gospel Choir** and Lawrence Peters*

Playing will be The Detroit Cobras, Dex Romweber Duo, The Blacks and the Lawrence Peters Outfit.

There will... Read more

A Quick Re-cap of the Tempe 15 Year Party!

October 26th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Well, here we are, back in Chicago after a whirlwind 36 hours in the Valley of the Sun. The forecast for us? Cloudy, drizzle and in the low 50's all week (why did we leave again?). It seems like only yesterday we were all parading around the hotel pool in our Speedos ordering Bloody Marys from the cabana boy. Oh... Read more

A Hearty Thank You for the Hideout Anniversary Party!

September 18th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Wow!

The 15th Anniversary party at the Hideout this past weekend exceeded all our expectations. The weather was perfect, the sound tremendous (thanks Gary), all the bands were on time and played really well and were thrilled to do so in front of such a large, enthusiastic audience (almost 4000 of you, and, just based on advance ticket sales, there were... Read more

BROOKLYN BEER-B-Q PREVIEW ON Brooklyn Vegan

September 16th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Our pals at the super cool blog/zine Brooklyn Vegan have put together a nice preview of the Brooklyn anniversary show coming up on September 26th at the Bell House. (Advance tix are now available.)

Check it out, it got lots of video links of performances from previous shows.

See you there. Bring us pastrami! Read more

Bloodshot Digest 9-15-09

September 15th, 2009 by Bloodshot

The Can I Sit Down Yet? edition:

  • Well, our flagship 15th Anniversary Beer-B-Q at The Hideout has come and gone, and it was a rousing success. Nearly 4,000 people came to watch a full day's worth of music, participate in a Drunken Spelling Bee that went 24 rounds (yes, someone consumed 24 shots of vodka and lived to spell about it),
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Bloodshot Digest: 9-8-09

September 8th, 2009 by Bloodshot

The "What Am I Gonna Eat For Lunch?" edition:

  • There's a new Grammy category this year: "Americana." While the nominees for the category won't be announced for another month, USA Today runs down the year's top
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Bloodshot Digest August 28th, 2009

August 28th, 2009 by Bloodshot

As some of us get ready to run out the door and head to Boston for our 15th Anniversary Shindig at the Middle East, here are some nifty goings on:

  • Andre Williams recently recorded a new album for us in the Motor City with Matt Smith (Outrageous Cherry, Volebeats, Nathanial Mayer) at the controls. Sitting in with them was Motown
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Bloodshot Digest August 21st, 2009

August 21st, 2009 by Bloodshot

The Death Panel Edition: We here at Bloodshot are all for the Death Panels, as long as we get to do the picking. That only seems fair.

  • It's been a busy BUSY week in our steamy little hive as we gear up to take the 15th Anniversary caravan up Madison and Minneapolis way, a weekend of cheese curds and Replacements
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Bloodshot Digest 8-7-2009

August 7th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Greetings from the home of the Bloodshot Birthist Movement! We here firmly believe that all of our own birth certificates are forgeries, that we were all born in Malta, and thus we are not allowed to ever be President of these United States. All those pictures of us on the web drinking too much prolly wouldn't have helped anyway...

Here are... Read more

Bloodshot Digest July 24th, 2009

July 24th, 2009 by Bloodshot

In keeping with the energy level of a muggy July Friday, and running on two hours sleep (it's not easy being crazy, you know...), I'm keepin' this digest short and sweet.

  • Interview with Bloodshot Nan and Rob on Indiepit. Wherein they talk of their founding, their 15 years in the biz and where the world of artistic expression might be headed.
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Bloodshot Digest July 10th, 2009

July 10th, 2009 by Bloodshot

[Insert Clever Headline Here]

  • AMERICA! What's wrong with you? Exclaim Magazine, the Rolling Stone of Canada recently declared Scott H. Biram's new disc " Album of the Month!" Yer not gonna lie around and let THEM be cooler than US, are you? Get down with the Biram sound, people. I mean, really.
  • Minneapolis and Madison Anniversary Beer-B-Q lineups finalized.
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Bloodshot Digest: 7-7-09

July 7th, 2009 by Bloodshot

Bloodshot Digest: The "Goodbye, MJ" Edition

  • We celebrated the Fourth of July weekend in Pittsburgh, where we threw the FIRST of our 15th Anniversary Beer-B-Qs at The Smiling Moose. Didn't spend your holiday in the Rust Belt? No problem, you can check out pictures from the event here and here, or you can check to see if
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Bloodshot Digest 7-3-09

July 2nd, 2009 by Bloodshot

The "Happy Birthday America" edition, wherein we celebrate the brash de-shackling from our colonial overlords by sitting by the kiddie pool, one hand in the beer cooler, the other holding a lit match to a fuse to blow shit up. Independence Day, indeed.

  • Read Bloodshot Rob rant about the term "alt-country" in the Pittsburgh Tribune as they hype the
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