Friday, May 16, 2014

REIGNING SOUND x VIVA VIVA x MIDDLE EAST

STOP WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING RIGHT NOW, AND GO CLEAR YOUR CALENDAR FOR FRIDAY MAY 23RD. THERE'S A PARTY AT THE MIDDLE EAST DOWNSTAIRS AND WE WANT YOU ALL TO BE THERE!!

ILLEGALLY BLIND HAS PUT TOGETHER AN EPIC LOCAL BILL (NOT TO MENTION THAT SWEET POSTER FROM BILL CRISAFI), IN SUPPORT OF MEMPHIS GARAGE LEGENDS, REIGNING SOUND, WHICH INCLUDES BLINDERS, THE NEW HIGHWAY HYMNAL, AND OF COURSE, YOUR FAV'S VIVA VIVA.

WITH SPRING HERE, AND SUMMER RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER, COME OUT AND PARTY, AND GET ALL HOT AND SWEATY WITH US!!

THE JAM STARTS WITH DOORS AT 8PM. IT'S 18+ SO TELL ALL YOUR YOUNG FRIENDS. EVERYONE CAN RSVP ON THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE, AND BUY THEIR TICKETS ONLINE.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

BLACK ANGELS, ROKY ERICKSON - CONVERSE RUBBER TRACKS LIVE!

2014 IS HERE, AND WE'RE GONNA GET IT STARTED OFF RIGHT!!

SO PSSSSYCHED FOR THIS ONE...

THE BLACK ANGELS, ROKY ERICKSON, VIVA VIVA...

MON FEB 17, FREE SHOW, CONVERSE RUBBER TRACKS LIVE, THE SINCLAIR, HARVARD SQ....

THIS IS GONNA BE KILLER! IF YOU WERE LUCKY ENOUGH TO GET ON THE FREE RSVP, AFTER IT SOLD OUT IN MERE HOURS, THEN WE'LL SEE YOU THERE!! THE SINCLAIR HAD A GIVEAWAY ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR A PAIR OF TIX LAST WEEK.  IF WE HEAR OF ANY MORE GIVEAWAYS, WE'LL POST IT ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND OUR TWITTER FEED, SO CHECK BACK THERE.

Monday, December 9, 2013

A VERY, VERY VIVA VIVA XMAS

LAST NITE WAS THE BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS SWEEPSTAKES, AT THE LIBERTY HOTEL, AND ALTHOUGH WE DIDN'T WIN, WE'RE SOOOO SUPER GRATEFUL FOR ALL YOUR VOTES FOR DEAD IN YR TRACKS, AS THE SONG OF THE YEAR, THAT WE'RE GIVING YOU NOT ONE, BUT TWO FREE SHOWS FOR XMAS!!!! BOTH THIS COMING WED, DEC 11. THE WHOLE VIVA VIVA FAMILY WILL BE THERE, INCLUDING OUR NEW SECOND GUITARIST, SKYE HANDLER, AND JOE MARRETT ON BASS, WHO YOU MAY HAVE SEEN AT OUR BOSTON CALLING GIG.

FIRST, WE'LL BE PLAYING A QUICK, IN-STORE SET AT THE CONVERSE STORE ON NEWBURY ST, AT 6PM. WE HOPE THAT YOU CAN COME BY AND JOIN US FOR AN INTIMATE SET, ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE STORE. POP IN FOR A FEW SONGS, WHILE YOU'RE DOING SOME HOLIDAY SHOPPING OR ON YOUR WAY HOME FROM WORK.

THEN, AFTER THAT, WE HAVE A SPECIAL, EXTRA LONG SET AT THE FREE(!!) RELEASE PARTY FOR SAMUEL ADAMS REBEL IPA, THEIR NEW WEST COAST-STYLE IPA. MIDDLE EAST DOWNSTAIRS, 7PM DOORS, 21+. OUR FRIENDS, DANA WOULFE AND JOSH FALK OF STUDIO FRESH WILL BE LIVE MURAL PAINTING, AS WELL AS DEAD IN YR TRACKS VIDEO DIRECTOR, JESSE O'DRISCOLL TO VIDEO THE WHOLE JAM. IF YOU WANT TO GO, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS RSVP ON THE EVENTBRITE PAGE. OUR SET IS EARLY, AT 8PM, SO DON'T BE LATE!

AND IF YOUR LOVED ONE'S HAVE BEEN GOOD ENOUGH TO DESERVE SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR THE HOLIDAYS, WE'LL HAVE COPIES OF OUR DOUBLE-7" DEAD IN YR TRACKS EP WITH US, OR IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT OUT TO THE SHOWS YOU CAN ORDER THEM HERE, ON OUR MERCH PAGE.

HOPE YOU CAN MAKE IT OUT ON WED NITE!! LOVE YOU ALL, HAPPY HOLIDAYS, AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

SONICBIDS + BOSTON CALLING MUSIC FESTIVAL

THINGS HAVE BEEN ON THE UP AND UP AS OF LATE, WITH THE NEW VIDEO AND NEW EP, BUT THE BIGGEST AND BADDEST ANNOUNCEMENT AS OF LATE HIT THE INTERNET TODAY, AND WE COULDN'T BE MORE EXCITED TO SHARE IT WITH YOU!!

THANKS TO SONICBIDS WE HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS "EMERGING ARTISTS", FROM HUNDREDS OF SUBMISSIONS THROUGH THEIR SITE, TO BE ADDED TO THE BOSTON CALLING MUSIC FESTIVAL!!

THIS WILL BE THE BIGGEST STAGE WE'VE PLAYED - 20,000 PEOPLE?!?! - AND WE COULDN'T BE MORE PROUD TO DO IT RIGHT HERE IN OUR HOMETOWN!! THEY'VE SLOTTED US INTO THE OPENING SET ON SATURDAY, SEP 7, AT 12:50PM, SETTING THE STAGE THAT DAY FOR SUCH INCREDIBLE ACTS AS VAMPIRE WEEKEND, LOCAL NATIVES, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, DEER TICK, AS WELL AS FELLOW BOSTONIANS, YOU WON'T, AND MORE!! DON'T WAIT, GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!

MICHAEL MAROTTA AND HIS VANYALAND MUSIC BLOG (FYI, KILLING IT POST-BOSTON-PHOENIX-DEATH) WERE QUICK WITH THE NEWS AND HAVE THE ANNOUNCEMENT POSTED UP ON THEIR SITE ALREADY.

CHECK BACK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS. WE MAY HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT OR TWO BEFORE THEN. SEE YOU AT CITY HALL PLAZA! GET THERE EARLY AND READY TO PARTY!!