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NOTES:
**this list is nowhere near accurate.
*brackets “[ ]” indicate who the cover was originally written by.
*there’s also a bunch of open mic’s and other random appearances that happened in 2005-2007 that aren’t listed.
*also not included is when i performed from june 16 – september 1, 2014, monday-friday, from 1p – 8p OR every weekend in august 2016, friday-sunday, from 1p-8p at the coney island usa sideshows by the seashore. these were about 5-10 shows a day. too much to list.


2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006



2017.


3.29.17 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the glitter gutter
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*performed “pickles from the jar” burlesque and the world’s greatest cripple ribbon dance
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3.29.17 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the spazms for stilette-hoes album release party
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the spazms performed: new york city (gimme back my girl); to a ghost i once knew; vodka pickles (la la la); radioactive japanese jellyfish
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*first three songs by me, and the fourth by mat fraser. the spazms are kenball on bass, mat fraser on drums/vocals, julie atlas muz on handclaps/vocals/cowbell, sharpie velour on synth/vocals/handclaps, & myself on guitar/vocals.
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3.25.17 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
performed two electric sets as part of the coney island usa spring gala
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[set 1] – nursery rhyme waltz; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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[set 2] – monsters (under the bed); a song about lego’s; hole to china [heatsleeve]; looper song
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*setlists probably isn’t accurate.
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3.24.17 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the slipper room late night show
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*performed “pickles from the jar” burlesque and the world’s greatest cripple ribbon dance
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3.8.17 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the glitter gutter
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*performed the temporarily tattooed man and the world’s greatest cripple ribbon dance
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3.7.17 – bizarre bar: brooklyn, ny
performed at “cirkus sathanas”
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*performed the temporarily tattooed man as well as some ukulele songs
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2.4.17 – pirata patata: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*unknown ukulele set
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*also performed the pickle trick, world’s greatest cripple ribbon dance, & “pickles from the jar” burlesque.
*part of the squidling brothers winter 2017 berlin tour
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2.3.17 – köpi: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*performed sitdown comedy, ukulele, & world’s greatest cripple ribbon dance.
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*part of the squidling brothers winter 2017 berlin tour
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2.2.17 – bar 1820 / cosmic comedy: berlin, germany
performed sitdown comedy
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*told jokes and played ukulele
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*part of cosmic comedy
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1.31.17 – eschschloraque rümschrümp: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*unknown ukulele set
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*also performed the pickle trick.
*part of the squidling brothers winter 2017 berlin tour
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1.28.17 – köpi: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*unknown electric set
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*also performed pickle trick, “pickles from the jar” burlesque & worlds greatest cripple ribbon dance.
*part of the squidling brothers winter 2017 berlin tour
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1.26.17 – kvu: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*unknown ukulele set
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*also performed pickle trick, “pickles from the jar” burlesque & worlds greatest cripple ribbon dance.
*part of the squidling brothers winter 2017 berlin tour
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1.24.17 – köpi: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*unknown electric set
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*also performed “pickles from the jar” burlesque & worlds greatest cripple ribbon dance.
*part of the squidling brothers winter 2017 berlin tour
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2016.


12.17.16 – creative alliance: baltimore, md
performed as part of trixie little’s presents “the holiday spectac-u-thon players in t’its a wonderful life”
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*performed as roofie the reindeer and did a sad burlesque number.
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*there was a 7p show and a 10p show.
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12.16.16 – creative alliance: baltimore, md
performed as part of trixie little’s presents “the holiday spectac-u-thon players in t’its a wonderful life”
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*performed as roofie the reindeer and did a sad burlesque number.
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*there was a 7p show and a 10p show.
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12.15.16 – creative alliance: baltimore, md
performed as part of trixie little’s presents “the holiday spectac-u-thon players in t’its a wonderful life”
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*performed as roofie the reindeer and did a sad burlesque number.
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12.10.16 – creative alliance: baltimore, md
performed as part of trixie little’s presents “the holiday spectac-u-thon players in t’its a wonderful life”
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*performed as roofie the reindeer and did a sad burlesque number.
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12.9.16 – creative alliance: baltimore, md
performed as part of trixie little’s presents “the holiday spectac-u-thon players in t’its a wonderful life”
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*performed as roofie the reindeer and did a sad burlesque number.
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12.8.16 – creative alliance: baltimore, md
performed as part of trixie little’s presents “the holiday spectac-u-thon players in t’its a wonderful life”
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*performed as roofie the reindeer and did a sad burlesque number.
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11.18.16 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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[set] – unknown electric set
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*also performed some form of sideshow during this show. i know i did a burlesque act.
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11.12.16 – mercyhust university: erie, pa
as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*performed the pickle trick, ribbon dance, and burlesque.
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11.9.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
velvet crayon & sharpie velour’s bachelor/bachelorette party!
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*performed a burlesque with sharpie velour
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*there were acts throughout the night, sharpie and i just did one together
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10.29.16 – house of blues: cleveland, oh
as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*performed the pickle trick, ribbon dance, and burlesque.
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10.28.16 – shiners: greensboro, nc
as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*performed an opening set as well as acts within the sideshow
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10.27.16 – the odditorium: asheville, nc
as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*performed an opening set as well as acts within the sideshow
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10.26.16 – flying monkey arts: huntsville, al
as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*performed an opening set as well as acts within the sideshow
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10.23.16 – the golden leaf club: flint, mi
as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*performed an opening set as well as acts within the sideshow
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10.22.16 – theatre bizarre: detroit, mi
performed sideshow throughout the night and a set of music to close out the night
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*setlists unknown
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10.21.15 – theatre bizarre: detroit, mi
did sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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10.20.16 – collingwood arts center: toledo, oh
as part of the “bizarre roadshow”
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*setlists unknown
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*performed an opening set as well as acts within the sideshow
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10.19.16 – double door: chicago, il
as part of the “bizarre roadshow”
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*setlists unknown
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10.15.16 – theatre bizarre: detroit, mi
performed sideshow throughout the night and a set of music to close out the night
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*setlists unknown
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10.14.15 – theatre bizarre: detroit, mi
did sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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10.8.16 – bob & barbara’s lounge: philadelphia, pa
two hour velvet crayon music show
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*45 min ukulele set: coming soon
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*45 min electric set: coming soon
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*i believe Redding Fields also performed in this show!
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10.1.16 – lagunita’s beer circus: mcu park; coney island, ny
performed music and sideshow
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*performed the pickle trick and maybe another act?

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9.24.16 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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[set] – unknown electric set
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*also performed some form of sideshow during this show. i wrote “buy my shit” the song. also was a detective.
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9.17.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the slipper room show
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*performed electric pickle burlesque and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance
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9.10.16 – lagunita’s beer circus: lagunita’s chicago; chicago, il
performed music and sideshow
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*setlists unknown

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*probably did the pickle trick, ribbon dance, and some songs? maybe a burlesque? maybe bladebox?
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8.27.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of mr choade’s upstairs downstairs
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*performed electric pickle burlesque and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance
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8.20.16 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
two electric music sets as part of dr lucky’s surrealist burlesque
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*set 1: looper improv #1; shoegazer; looper improv #2; nursery rhyme blues; hole to china; looper improv #3; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*set 2: looper improv #1; shoegazer; looper improv #2; nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed); hole to china; looper improv #3; new york city (gimme back my girl); looper improv #4
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*these setlists are most likely not accurate.
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8.19.16 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
two electric music sets as part of dr lucky’s surrealist burlesque
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*set 1: looper improv #1; shoegazer; looper improv #2; nursery rhyme blues; hole to china; looper improv #3; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*set 2: looper improv #1; shoegazer; looper improv #2; nursery rhyme blues; looper improv #3; hole to china; new york city (gimme back my girl); looper improv #4
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*these setlists are most likely not accurate.
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8.17.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the glitter gutter
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*performed electric pickle burlesque and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance
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8.12.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the slipper room show
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*performed electric pickle burlesque and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance
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8.9.16 – bob and barbara’s: philadelphia, pa
performed in the south street burlesque review
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[set] – nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); hole to china [heatsleeve]; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; shoegazer; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*also performed a “nobody’s dirty business” burlesque / ribbon dance.
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8.3.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter
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*performed “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” on 8-string uke and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance
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7.22.16 – riverside park: ypsilanti, mi
performed with the squidling brothers at the michigan brewers guild summer beer festival 2016
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*performed a mix of ask me anything’s, ukulele songs, and no-handed-nose-pick
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7.21.16 – riverside park: ypsilanti, mi
performed with the squidling brothers at the michigan brewers guild summer beer festival 2016
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*performed a mix of ask me anything’s, ukulele songs, and no-handed-nose-pick
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7.15.16 – tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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[set] – shoegazer; hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; brains; vodka pickles (la la la); i wanna dance with a hipster girl
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*also performed “dancin in the dark” burlesque as well as performed as the President of Star Command throughout the sideshow/play.
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7.9.16 – collingwood arts center: toledo, oh
performed as The Wizard & narrator in The Wizard of Odd
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*wrote songs for various acts in the show as well as performed as the narrator and The Wizard (performed a burlesque/ribbon dance as the wizard)
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7.8.16 – the tangent gallery: detroit, mi
performed as The Wizard & narrator in The Wizard of Odd
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*wrote songs for various acts in the show as well as performed as the narrator and The Wizard (performed a burlesque/ribbon dance as the wizard)
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7.7.16 – the tangent gallery: detroit, mi
performed as The Wizard & narrator in The Wizard of Odd
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*wrote songs for various acts in the show as well as performed as the narrator and The Wizard (performed a burlesque/ribbon dance as the wizard)
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7.3.16 – slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of “A Clown’s Recovery: 5 year anniversary celebration”
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*performed “pickles from the jar” burlesque
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7.1.16 – coney island usa’s shooting gallery/arts annex: new york, ny
performed as part of “squilding bros & coney island present: rock & roll, rabbits & the freaks take back coney island” variety show
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[redding fields set] – surf ave; taco’s (down in mexico); sleep it all off; coney island; koalabee; jackson [johnny cash & june carter]; ancient land
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*redding fields is velvet crayon on steel-string-electric uke, keys, & vocals; and sharpie velour on keys & vocals.
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*also performed “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance during the variety show as well as “matador & the bull” with fibi eyewalker.
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6.26.16 – black bear bar: new york, ny
performed with the Squidling Brothers as part of the 10th Annual NYC Zombie Crawl
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*performed the electric pickle trick and misc ukulele instrumentals
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6.22.16 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter
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*performed the electric pickle trick and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance
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6.19.16 – connie’s ric rac: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for The Monsters of Schlock. also featuring Bette Machete, Danny Borneo, & Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit
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[set] – god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); shoegazer; hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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6.3.16 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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[set] – brains; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; clean [heatsleeve]; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); radioactive japanese jellyfish [the spazms]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*also performed “state of the universe (revolution)” on 8string uke and “the world’s greatest” cripple ribbon dance during the sideshow/play.
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5.28.16 – coney island usa’s shooting gallery/arts annex: new york, ny
played a set at “Julie Alas Muz & Mat Fraser Present: Rock At The Beach
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[set] – brains; shoegazer; nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); modern day john & june {+1}; monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la) {+2}
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*{+1} means i was joined by Sharpie Velour on vocals.
*{+2} means i was joined by Mat Fraser on drums and Julie Atlas Muz & Sharpie Velour on “La La”‘s.
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4.10.16 – connie’s ric rac: philadelphia, pa
played a set at anomie fatale’s “i am great neck” record release show
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[set] – brains; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed); new york city (gimme back my girl); god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; shoegazer; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream {+1}; sleep it all off {+2}; coney island {+2}; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*{+1} means song performed on the solid bodied steel stringed ukulele.
*{+2} means songs performed on the solid-bodied steel-stringed ukulele and was joined by sharpie velour on vocals as a duo called redding fields.
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4.3.16 – sideshows by the seashore @ coney island usa: new york, ny
performed in the grind for superfreak weekend.
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*performed three acts of some combination of “no handed nose pick”, an ask me anything, an ukulele song, and an electric song (sometimes featuring mat fraser on drums). sometimes also interpretive danced while mat fraser sang.
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4.2.16 – coney island usa’s shooting gallery/arts annex: new york, ny
was the opening band for, performed as part of and hosted “the squidling brothers present: soup of freaks”
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*unknown electric set
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; “to be a freak” ukulele; “maybe” burlesque
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4.2.16 – sideshows by the seashore @ coney island usa: new york, ny
performed in the grind for superfreak weekend.
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*performed three acts of some combination of “no handed nose pick”, an ask me anything, an ukulele song, and an electric song (sometimes featuring mat fraser on drums)
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4.1.16 – the mockingbird: new york, ny
performed as part of the boodissy show.
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*performed the electric pickle trick and “to be a freak” cutting off clothes act with sharpie velour
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3.23.16 – slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter
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*performed the electric pickle trick and “pickles from the jar” burlesque
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2.29.16 – connie’s ric rac: philadelphia, pa
performed as part of the squidling brothers presents “the first ever semi-annual leap year freakshow”
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*performed an opening electric set as well as “pickles from the jar” burlesque (with sharpie velour) and the electric pickle trick during hte sideshow
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2.13.16 – bob & barbara’s lounge: philadelphia, pa
two hour velvet crayon music show
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*45 min ukulele set: coming soon
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*45 min electric set: coming soon
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2.11.16 – ottobar: baltimore, md
performed as part of the squidling brothers circus sideshow
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*performed an opening electric set as well as “pickles from the jar” burlesque and the electric pickle trick during hte sideshow
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2.4.16 – mag’s 940: new orleans, la
performed as part of the squidling brothers present clowns & queens
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*performed an opening electric set as well as “pickles from the jar” burlesque and the electric pickle trick during hte sideshow
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1.29.16 – roxy & dukes roadhouse: dunellen, nj
performed as part of This Way to the Egress’ Series of Unfortunate Recitals: Bizarre
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*performed “pickles from the jar” burlesque into the electric pickle trick
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2015.


12.23.15 – slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter Xmas Eve Eve Edition.
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*performed “underwear” burlesque with sharpie velour
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12.18.15 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution Christmas Special and performed in the sideshow
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*played “velvet scrooge” in the squidling bros circus sideshow telling of “a christmas carol: the madoodi’s strike back”
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*squilding bros present carnivolution!
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11.18.15 – slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter.
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*performed “mother” burlesque and the electric pickle trick
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11.17.15 – bizarre bushwick: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of bushwick burlesque
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*performed matador with fibi and “mother” burlesque
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11.13.15 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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*unknown music set
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*squilding bros present carnivolution!
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11.6.15 – kohinoor hookah palace: greensboro, nc
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: new york city (gimme back my girl); hole to china [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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11.5.15 – the odditorium: asheville, nc
performed music and sideshow
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*music set 1: brains; nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*music set 2: roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; to be a freak; subterranean hobo-sandwich clues; a song about legos
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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11.1.15 – mag’s 940: new orleans, la
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; vodka pickles (la la la); hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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11.1.15 – frenchman theatre: new orleans, la
performed a grind show all day
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*performed music and ask me anything’s at the grind show
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.31.15 – frenchman theatre: new orleans, la
performed a grind show all day
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*performed music and ask me anything’s at the grind show
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.29.15 – flying monkey arts: huntsville, al
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; to be a freak; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.28.15 – overton square tower court yard: memphis, ks
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: vodka pickles (la la la); god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; monsters (under the bed)
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*crayon’s sideshow: nobody’s business burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.25.15 – the bottle neck with foxy by proxy: lawrence, ks
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: shoegazer; nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.24.15 – lucky’s everyday: wichita, kansas
performed music and sideshow
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*music set 1: i wanna dance with a hipster girl; nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; vodka pickles (la la la); new york city (gimme back my girl); monsters (under the bed)
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*music set 2: child on an airplane; to be a freak; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; a song about legos
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*music set 3: brains; walking the cow [daniel johnston]; hole to china [heatsleeve]
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.23.15 – west port flea market: the buffalo room: kansas city, mo
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); hole to china [heatsleeve]; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; walking the cow [daniel johnston]; vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under the bed)
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*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.22.15 – bada brew with disgraceland wasteland: crest hill, il
performed music and sideshow
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*music set 1: god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*music set 2: walking the cow [daniel johnston]; brains; hole to china [heatsleeve]; you need drugs [koonda holaa]; monsters (under the bed)

*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.21.15 – uptown underground: chicago, il
performed music and sideshow
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*music set: nursery rhyme blues; god forsaken town [koonda holaa]; vodka pickles (la la la); hole to china [heatsleeve]; monters (under the bed)
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*crayon’s sideshow: nobody’s business; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.20.15 – fire star dive bar: elkhart, in
performed music and sideshow
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*music set 1: i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); hole to china [heatsleeve]; you need drugs [koonda holaa]; nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*music set 2: brains; looper improv; clean [heatsleeve]; walking the cow

*crayon’s sideshow: nobody’s business burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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10.18.15 – cross roads bar and grille: ypsilanti, mi
performed music and sideshow
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*music set 1: vodka pickles (la la la); nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); walking the cow [daniel johnston]; hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed)
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*music set 2: roosevelt’s 1941st dream; child on an airplane, to be a freak

*crayon’s sideshow: “pickles from the jar” burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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south10.15.15 – ottawa tavern: toledo, oh
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*music set: child on an airplane; to be a freak; coney island; nursery rhyme blues; you need drugs [koonda holaa]; vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under the bed)
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*crayon’s sideshow: nobody’s business burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers fall 2015 “danger tour”
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9.15.15 – bizarre bushwick: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of bushwick burlesque
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*performed “i’m a little alcoholic” song and did some sit down comedy
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9.11.15 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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*unknown music set
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*squilding bros present carnivolution!
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8.29.15 – horečka sobotní noci viii: prikazy olomouc, czech republic
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*unknown music set
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; nobody’s business burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.28.15 – ???: skalak, czech republic
performed with koonda holaa
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*crayon’s part: “to be a freak” uke; “coney island” uke; “little boxes” uke; electric pickle trick
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.27.15 – hudební klub b: trebic, czech republic
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*music set: brains; monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; nobody’s business burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.26.15 – köpi: berlin, germany
performed music and sideshow
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*crayon’s set: “to be a freak” ukulele; electric pickle; “vodka pickles (la la la)” electric; mother burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.25.15 – köpi: berlin, germany
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*music set: monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; “to be a freak” ukulele; nobody’s business burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.22.15 – plötzlich am meer festival: mrzezyno, poland
performed an opening electric set
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*crayon’s stuff: vodka pickles (la la la); evil woman burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.19.15 – cafe blitz: oslo, norway
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*music set: to be a freak; looper improv; hole to china [heatsleeve]; looper improv 2; brains; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.18.15 – buddy: drammen, norway
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*music set: roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; to be a freak; brains; monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; nobody’s business burlesque
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.15.15 – het landhuis: gent, belgium
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la); **and i performed some songs with koonda holaa**
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*crayon’s sideshow: “rainbow connection” ukulele; electric pickle; pickles from the jar burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.14.15 – het landhuis: gent, belgium
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; “rainbow connection” ukulele; ain’t nobody’s business burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.13.15 – celebration days festival @ cernoy: claremont, france
squidlings performed with koonda holaa at this festival
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.12.15 – rue de droixhe: liège, belgium
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: brains; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; hole to china [heatsleeve]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; satan is real burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.11.15 – rue de droixhe: liège, belgium
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: brains; you need drugs [koonda holaa]; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed); something in the way; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; evil woman burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.9.15 – tours & taxis: bruxelles/brussels, belgium
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; evil woman burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.8.15 – tours & taxis: bruxelles/brussels, belgium
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: walking the cow [daniel johnston]; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; satan is real burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.5.15 – la rouille: amiens, france
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: let’s shake hands; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; pills i took burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.2.15 – terrain du lignon: genève, switzerland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*music set: dirty old clown; to be a freak; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; evil woman burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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8.1.15 – terrain du lignon: genève, switzerland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*electric set: vodka pickles (la la la); nursery rhyme blues; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream [ukulele]; dirty old clown [ukulele / w jelly boy the clown on vocals]
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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7.30.15 – neuchâtel: la prise imer, switzerland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*electric set: new york city (gimme back my girl); hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed)
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*crayon’s sideshow: “little boxes” ukulele; electric pickle
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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7.28.15 – schrottbar: biel/bienne, switzerland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*unknown electric set
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; burlesque; “to be a freak”
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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7.27.15 – schrottbar: biel/bienne, switzerland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow during the squidlings part of freaks show
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*unknown electric set
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*crayon’s sideshow: electric pickle; burlesque
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*part of “freaks-show 2015!
*part of the squidling brothers summer 2015 euro tour
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7.25.15 – bam fisher: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of cripfest
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performed with my side project band The Spazms.. i also did my “cutting off clothes / to be a freak” act with sharpie velour
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7.18.15 – bob & barbara’s lounge: philadelphia, pa
performed two velvet crayon sets [setlists definitely not accurate]
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*set 1 (uke): not in nottingham [roger miller]; little boxes; coney island; i am a cinematographer [palace brothers]; ballad of a modern moonshiner; a song about lego’s; sleep it all off; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; to be a freak; subterranean hobo-sandwich clues; rainbow connection
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*set 2 (electric): shoegazer; clean [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; hole to china [heatsleeve]; brains; safety scissors; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under the bed); walking the cow [daniel johnston]; alone (partial); mountain choir [palace music]{+1}; room 1227b, silverstein {+1}; child on an airplane [heatsleeve] {+1}; rainbow connection {+1}
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*{+1} means song played on ukulele during electric set
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6.28.15 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed with my side project band The Spazms (mat fraser, velvet crayon, kenball)
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vodka pickles (la la la); radioactive japanese jellyfish; i slipped, i stumbled, i fell
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6.27.15 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of “bushwick burlesque and the squidling bros circus sideshow present: bored work empire”
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*i performed some music and the pickle trick
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6.26.15 – 2424 studios: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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*electric set: clean [heatsleeve]; something in the way; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); new york city (gimme back my girl); monsters (under the bed); hole to china
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*squilding bros present carnivolution!
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6.16.15 – bizarre bushwick: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of bushwick burlesque
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performed my cutting off clothes act with sharpie velour and presented my “artist statement” and went on to be crowned mx. buswhick burlesque 2015
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6.6.15 – double door: chicago, il
performed a couple ukulele songs
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*acts: “coney island” ukulele; “little boxes” ukulele
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*part of “squidling bros present: carnivolution roadshow!”
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6.6.15 – lagunita’s beer circus: lagunita’s chicago; chicago, il
performed music and sideshow
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*acts throughout: looper improv; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la); looper improv 2; walking the cow [daniel johnston]; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); electric pickle trick; mother burlesque
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*part of “squidling bros present: carnivolution roadshow!”
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6.4.15 – mccormicks coney island: south bend, in
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*electric music set: new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under the bed); walking the cow
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*crayon’s sideshow set: “fuck star command” ukulele; electric pickle trick
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*part of “squidling bros present: carnivolution roadshow!”
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6.3.15 – the tangent gallery: detroit, mi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*electric music set: nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); walking the cow [daniel johnston]; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*crayon’s sideshow set: mother burlesque; electric pickle trick
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*part of “squidling bros present: carnivolution roadshow!”
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6.2.15 – the smiling moose: pittsburgh, pa
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*electric music set: i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); vodka pickles (la la la); hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed)
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*crayon’s sideshow set: electric pickle trick; mother burlesque
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*part of “squidling bros present: carnivolution roadshow!”
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5.15.15 – the collective: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for Carnivolution and performed in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*squilding bros present carnivolution!
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4.24.15 – the living room: brooklyn, ny
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.23.15 – otto bar: baltimore, md
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.21.15 – bizarre bushwick: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of bushwick burlesque
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*setlists unknown
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4.18.15 – high point: greensboro, nc
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.17.15 – the odditorium: asheville, nc
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.16.15 – the nick rocks: birmingham, al
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.15.15 – flying monkey: huntsville, al
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.13.15 – cosmic charlie’s: lexington, ky
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.11.15 – the blind pig: ann arbor, mi
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.10.15 – tangent gallery: detroit, mi
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.9.15 – the ottawa tavern: toledo, oh
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.8.15 – melody inn: indianapolis, in
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.5.15 – uptown underground: chicago, il
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.3.15 – smith’s: south bend, in
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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4.1.15 – the smiling moose: pittsburgh, pa
performed an opening ukulele set
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*setlists unknown
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*part of “circus convergence iii: the squid shift solution”.
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3.29.15 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of the coney island circus sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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3.28.15 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
performed as part of the coney island circus sideshow spring gala
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performed some ukulele songs as well as was “murdered” by mat fraser and julie atlas muz
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2.27.15 – wadsworth atheneum museum of art: hartford, ct
performed as part of the coney island circus sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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2.22.15 – urban spree: berlin, germany
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.21.15 – köpi: berlin, germany
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.20.15 – cct: suhl, germany
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.17.15 – eschschloraque: berlin, germany
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.15.15 – crust bar: eindhoven, netherlands
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.13.15 – theater de kapel: groningen, netherlands
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.12.15 – dokhuis galerie: amsterdam, netherlands
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.7.15 – monroe’s live: galway, ireland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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2.5.15 – the twisted pepper: dublin, ireland
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros european winter 2015 tour.
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1.13.15 – cross roads bar & grille: ypsilanti, mi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.24.15 – the first banana: philadelphia, pa
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.23.15 – the smiling moose: pittsburgh, pa
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.22.15 – the transit: buffalo, ny
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
———
*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.21.15 – mahalls 20 lanes: cleveland, oh
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.18.15 – frank’s power plant: milwaukee, wi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.17.15 – uptown underground: chicago, il
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.16.15 – the ottawa tavern: toledo, oh
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
———
*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.15.15 – mccormicks coney island: south bend, in
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.14.15 – tangent gallery: detroit, mi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
———
*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.13.15 – cross roads bar & grille: ypsilanti, mi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
———
*setlists unknown
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*part of the squidling bros, “save titano’s van” winter 2015 tour.
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1.2.15 – the bier baron tavern: washington, district of columbia
performed as part of the squidling bros circus sideshow
[opening set] – nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); new york city (gimme back my girl – squirrels version); monsters (under the bed)
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*i also performed “epitaph to my heart / i put a spell on you” pickle trick featuring stele camille.
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2014.


[[[[12.19.14 – slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of Mr. Choade’s Upstairs Downstairs.
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*first set: performed “xmas pickle” featuring stele camille.
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*second set: i was part of jellyboy the clown’s “bob dylan” act
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*third set: i performed “happy xmas (war is over) [john lennon & yoko ono]” on ukulele

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[[[[12.19.14 – slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of Mr. Choade’s Upstairs Downstairs.
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*first set: performed “xmas pickle” featuring stele camille.
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*second set: i was part of jellyboy the clown’s “bob dylan” act
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*third set: i performed “happy xmas (war is over) [john lennon & yoko ono]” on ukulele

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[[[[12.17.14 – slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter.
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*first set: performed “xmas pickle” featuring stele camille.
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*second set: i was part of jellyboy the clown’s “bob dylan” act
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*third set: i performed “(rudolph the red nosed reindeer) / to be a freak” on ukulele

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[[[[12.16.14 – bizarre bushwick: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of “bushwick burlesque”.
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*first set (ukulele): nursery rhyme blues; to be a freak; rainbow connection [paul williams & kenneth ascher].
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*second set: i performed an “ask me anything”
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*third set: i was part of jellyboy the clown’s “bob dylan” act and i also performed “epitaph to my heart / i put a spell on you” pickle trick

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12.12.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the squidling bros presents carnivolution.
[set] – i wanna dance with a hipster girl; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); hole to china
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*i also performed an ukulele song called “santa won’t leave me alone” as well as an act called “xmas pickle” featuring titano oddfellow & matterz squidling.
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11.25.14 – connie’s ric rac: philadelphia, pa
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.23.14 – rozz toxx: rock island, il
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.22.14 – the record bar: kansas city, mo
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.21.14 – luckys lounge: wichita, ks
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.20.14 – lannies clock tower caberet: denver, co
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.19.14 – sandosa: grand junction, co
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.15.14 – the colony: sacramento, ca
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.14.14 – caspar inn: caspar, ca
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.13.14 – the uptown: oakland, ca
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.11.14 – cia: north hollywood, ca
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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11.7.14 – the alwun house: phoenix, az
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.31.14 – roxy’s pub: west palm beach, fl
performed some music and some sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.30.14 – propaganda: lakeworth, fl
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.25.14 – roxy’s pub: west palm beach, fl
performed some music and some sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.24.14 – roxy’s pub: west palm beach, fl
performed some music and some sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.22.14 – flying monkey arts center: huntsville, al
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*first set (electric): hole to china [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); monsters (under the bed)
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*sideshow set 1: “to be a freak” and went in the bladebox
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*sideshow set 2: performed “little boxes” during fibi’s act and i did “the pickle trick”
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.19.14 – cross roads bar and grille: ypsilanti, mi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.18.14 – theatre bizarre: detroit, mi
performed some music and some sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.17.14 – theatre bizarre: detroit, mi
performed some music and some sideshow
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*setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.16.14 – mccormick’s coney island: south bend, in
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*first set (electric): hole to china [heatsleeve]; i still miss someone; nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed)
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*sideshow set 1: “to be a freak” and went in the bladebox
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*sideshow set 2: performed “little boxes” during fibi’s act and i did “the pickle trick”
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.15.14 – brothers lounge: lakewood, oh
setlists unknown
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.12.14 – live wire lounge: chicago, il
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.11.14 – stonefly: milwaukee, wi
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*first set (electric): i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed)
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*sideshow set 1: performed “the pickle trick” & was in the blade box
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*second set (ukulele): to be a freak; rainbow connection
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*sideshow set 2: played instrumental music for rush’s condom act & performed an ask me anything.
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.10.14 – the ottawa tavern: toledo, oh
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*first set (electric): brains; nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*sideshow set 1: “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele & was in the blade box
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*second set (electric): vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under the bed)
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*sideshow set 2: played instrumental music for rush’s condom act & performed an ask me anything.
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.9.14 – club orion: greensboro, nc
setlists unknown.. but i most likely performed as the opening band, as well as “epitaph to my heart / i put a spell on you” pickle trick and an ukulele song during the sideshow
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.5.14 – the mill: north charleston, sc
performed an opening electric set as well as some acts in the sideshow
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*first set (electric): brains; monsters (under the bed)
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*sideshow set 1: “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele & was in the blade box
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*sideshow set 2: played instrumental music for rush’s condom act & titano’s human link act as well as performed my “epitaph to my heart / i put a spell on you” pickle trick.
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*part of the “squidling bros present: a feast for clowns” fall 2014 tour.
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10.3.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the squidling bros presents carnivolution.
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*setlists unknown
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9.12.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the squidling bros presents carnivolution.
[set] – i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); hole to china [heatsleeve]; brains; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under the bed)
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*i also performed an ukulele song called “lost, lost, lost” featuring scary ben on vocals. scary ben, darlinda just darlinda, & myself also performed our “instabutton act”. and i did various acting/comedy throughout the show, including my “electric pickle trick” during jelly boy the clowns “bob dylan act”.
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[[[[9.8.14 – freddy’s bar: brooklyn, ny]]]]
performed some ukulele songs as part “dive comedy at freddy’s back room”.
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*first set: “cripple jokes” / roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream.
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*second set: “lego’s joke” / a song about lego’s; rainbow connection [paul williams & kenneth ascher] (as bob dylan)

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[[[[9.2.14 – bizarre bushwick: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part “bushwick burlesque & excelsior burlesque present the cock of the walk pagent!”.
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*first act: was naked. had a giant cardboard penis attached to my wheelchair. pushed around for about a minute to “benny hill music”. got on stage. stroked giant cardboard penis and pushed around. made giant cardboard penis shoot out “cum” aka baby powder.
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*second act: interview portion of the show.

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[[[[8.23.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of Mr. Choade’s Upstairs Downstairs.
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*first act: performed “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” on 8-string ukulele.
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*second act: performed “epitaph to my heart / i put a spell on you” pickle trick while completely naked.
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[[[[8.19.14 – bizarre bushwick: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part “darlinda just darlinda & scary ben present: bushwick burlesque: magical morbid infirmity!”.
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*first act: all ukulele act featuring “a song about lego’s”, “rainbow connection [paul williams & kenneth ascher]”, & “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream”.
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*second act: performed an act where scary ben and i played with our cellphones while darlinda just darlinda interpretive danced our sound making. we call it, “instabutton act”.

*third act: i performed an “ask me anything” while completely naked. charging at least a dollar per question featuring scary ben as a talker / hyping up everyone and helping amplify the questions. video coming soon.
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8.8.14 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny
was the opening & intermission music/band for Dr. Lucky’s Surrealist Burlesque Presents FLAMING CREATURES.
[opening set] – “looper #1”; shoegazer; hole to china [heatsleeve]; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); “looper #2”; brains; where’s william’s clean mug?; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (under my bed); walking the cow [daniel johnston]; “looper #3”; thrift shop girl (new virgin); “looper #4-6”; instrumental #23; “looper #7-9”
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*various looper pedal instrumentals were performed during this set. not sure how many. probably around 9 or 10. all songs were performed using my one manned electric set up.
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[intermission set] – “looper #10”; the ballad of a modern moonshiner; to be a freak; monsters (in the closet); roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; a song about lego’s; going insane [heatsleeve]; child on an airplane [heatsleeve]; paranoia pill hallucination blues; “looper #11”
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*first time “paranoia pill hallucination blues” was performed live in front of anyone. two looper pedal instrumentals were performed during this all 8-string ukulele set.
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[[[[8.2.14 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny]]]]
performed as part of Jellyboy The Clown Presents: Yes!!! A Strange Family Reunion.
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*first act: short music set featuring “to be a freak” on 8-string ukulele & “brains” with my electric set up.
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*second act: performed “epitaph to my heart / i put a spell on you” pickle trick.
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*”i put a spell on you” is actually the animals version of the song.
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[[[[7.30.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter.
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*first act: performed “epitaph to my heart / i got the feelin'” pickle trick.
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*second act: performed “fancy naked ukulele act” to “to be a freak”.
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*third act: performed a short “ask me anything”.
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[[[[7.26.14 – coney island usa: brooklyn, ny]]]]
performed as part of the Filthy Gorgeous Talent Show.
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*act: performed “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele while maryn marston cut off all of my clothes (black tie, dress shirt, & dress pants), ending with her taking off my glasses, scruffing up my hair, then putting my koala mask on my head. final chorus sung with mask down while completely naked. this act to be known from here forward as “fancy naked ukulele act” with the song being specified afterwards.
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[[[[7.19.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of Mr. Choade’s Upstairs Downstairs.
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*first act: performed “epitaph to my heart / i got the feelin” pickle trick.
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*second act: performed “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele while laila poche cut off all of my clothes, ending with me repeating the final chorus an extra time while fully naked on stage.
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[[[[7.11.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa]]]]
performed as part of the squidling bros presents carnivolution.
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*first act: performed “to be a freak” on 8-string ukulele.
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*second act: performed “epitaph to my heart / i got the feelin” pickle trick.
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*first time “epitaph to my heart / i got the feelin'” version of the pickle trick was performed (“i got the feelin'” by james brown). also did various comedy things within carnivolution.
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[[[[6.25.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of the Glitter Gutter.
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*first act: did a short version of my “ask me anything” act followed by “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” on 8-string ukulele.
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*second act: performed “epitaph to my heart” pickle trick.
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[[[[6.14.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed as part of Mr. Choade’s Upstairs Downstairs.
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*first act: performed “nursery rhyme blues” on 8string ukulele as well as some various Father’s Day jokes.
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*second act: performed “epitaph to my heart” pickle trick.
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6.13.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the squidling bros presents carnivolution.
[set] – nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); where’s william’s clean mug?; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; brains; hole to china [heatsleeve]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also performed “the ballad of a modern moonshiner” on 8string ukulele during the sideshow while laïla poché (as bd5m) cut off all of my clothes.. i also performed in various comedy sketches throughout the show!
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6.7.14 – the first banana: philadelphia, pa
performed two ukulele sets as part of “prop-tease”, also featuring smurfasaur, miss rose, hayley jane, brettzo, frankie bones, & francis menotti.
[set 1] – a song about lego’s; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; rainbow connection [paul williams & kenneth ascher]; subterranean hobo-sandwich clues; not in nottingham [roger miller] / not at star command
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[set 2] – monsters (in the closet); the ballad of a modern moonshiner; nursery rhyme blues; rainbow connection (*as bob dylan) [paul williams & keneth ascher]; child on an airplane [heatsleeve]
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*all songs played on 8-string ukulele.
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5.31.14 – teri’s: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: little chief & another band that i can’t remember their name.. i’m sorry..
[set] – “looper improv in d”; shoegazer; brains; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; where’s william’s clean mug?; new york city (gimme back my girl); hole to china [heatsleeve]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*part of the “ambush of the koala prince” tour!
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5.28.14 – root bar: asheville, nc
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[set] – brains; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); hole to china [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed); safety scissors; walking the cow [daniel johnston]; “looper improv #1”; thift shop girl (new virgin); to be a freak {+1}; a song about lego’s {+1}; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream {+1}; not in nottingham [roger miller] / not at star command {+1}; rainbow connection [paul williams & kenneth ascher] {+1}; child on an airplane [heatsleeve] {+1}; subterranean hobo-sandwich clues {+1}; the ballad of a modern moonshiner {+1}; “looper improv #2”; shoegazer; new york city (gimme back my girl)
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*{+1} means songs performed on 8string ukulele.
*part of the “ambush of the koala prince” tour!
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[[[[5.26.14 – willie’s locally known; lexington, ky]]]]
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[set] – “rambles”; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; to be a freak
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*performed a short set on ukulele on this stop of the tour.
*”rambles” was exactly that. i played some instrumental ukulele during some rambles about the trip so far, forgetting where we were, and quaaludes, and so on.
*part of the “ambush of the koala prince” tour!
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5.24.14 – the mutiny: chicago, il
was on the bill with: flaccid pickle, alejandro and the alcoholics, everyday messangers, & deadron.
[set] – brains, i wanna dance with a hipster girl; nursery rhyme blues; where’s william’s clean mug?; hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); vodka pickles (la la la); new york city (gimme back my girl) {+1}
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*{+1} “new york city (gimme back my girl)” was an encore.
*part of the “ambush of the koala prince” tour!
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5.21.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed three acts at the “glitter gutter”.
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*first act: performed “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” on 8string ukulele.
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*second act: performed “epitaph to my heart” / “i got the feelin'” pickle trick
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*third act: performed “vodka pickles (la la la)” as my electric one manned setup (sans-pedals) completely naked. then performed “nursery rhyme blues” as an encore.

*part of the “ambush of the koala prince” tour!
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5.18.14 – livewire lounge; chicago, il
performed as part of the Squidling Bros Sideshow Circus.
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opening set: hole to china [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; brains; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la)
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sideshow act 1: “epitaph to my heart” / “i got the feelin'” pickle trick
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sideshow act 2: performed “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele while fibi jane cut off all of my clothes, ending with me repeating the final chorus an extra time while fully naked on stage.
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*this version of the “pickle trick” started with “epitaph to my heart” by the magnetic fields but then morphed into james brown’s “i got the feelin'”
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[[[[5.18.14 – lagunita’s beer circus: lagunita’s chicago; chicago, il]]]]
performed as part of the Squidling Bros Sideshow Circus.
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*this was a festival the squid’s performed at and i did various things throughout the show. including: playing “i wanna dance with a hipster girl” solo as my electric one manned band (as the entire squidling bros cast that was there danced around on stage); playing “the ballad of a modern moonshiner” on 8string ukulele during rush hicks’ contortion/human-pincushion act; playing “beer circus instrumental #2” during fibi jane’s smoking/contortion act; & performing a “blade box instrumental improv” during the blade box routine.
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[[[[5.17.14 – lagunita’s beer circus: lagunita’s chicago; chicago, il]]]]
performed as part of the Squidling Bros Sideshow Circus.
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*this was a festival the squid’s performed at and i did various things throughout the show. including: playing “brains” solo as my electric one manned band; playing “the ballad of a modern moonshiner” on 8string ukulele during rush hicks’ contortion/human-pincushion act; playing “beer circus instrumental #1” during fibi jane’s smoking/contortion act; & performing a “blade box instrumental improv” during the blade box routine.
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5.15.14 – the foundry concert club: lakewood, oh
performed as part of the Squidling Bros Sideshow Circus.
sideshow act 1: a song about lego’s; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream
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intermission: “blade box instrumental improv”
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sideshow act 2: “epitaph to my heart” pickle trick
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closing set: hole to china [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues
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*first sideshow act was on 8 string ukulele.
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5.14.14 – the lava lounge; pittsburgh, pa
performed as part of the Squidling Bros Sideshow Circus.
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opening set: brains; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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sideshow act 1: roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream
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intermission set: thrift shop girl (new virgin); monsters (under the bed); new york city (gimme back my girl)
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sideshow act 2: “epitaph to my heart” pickle trick
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closing set: i wanna dance with a hipster girl; “black sabbath”* [black sabbath]
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*”black sabbath” was just a quick comedic version of that song.
*all the “set’s” were as my electric one manned band.
*”roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” was on 8 string ukulele.
*i can’t remember but i think i also did a “blade box instrumental improv” which is to say, i played an instrumental piece during the blade box right before intermission.
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5.9.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the squidling bros presents carnivolution (season 10 premiere!)
[set] – i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed); brains; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; where’s william’s clean mug?; hole to china [heatsleeve]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also performed “not at star command” on 8string ukulele during the sideshow as well as various comedy sketches throughout the show!
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[[[[5.4.14 – superfreak weekend: coney island usa; brooklyn, ny]]]]
performed with mat fraser, nati amos, & princess pat.
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*throughout the day i did various acts including: “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream”, “rainbow connection”, & “a song about lego’s” on 8string ukulele. as well as “vodka pickles (la la la)” & “blade box instrumental” with my one manned electric set up. i also did a couple “ask me anything”‘s as well as some other comedy bits, including performing “rainbow connection” with a bob dylan impression.
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[[[[5.3.14 – superfreak weekend: coney island usa; brooklyn, ny]]]]
performed with mat fraser, nati amos, & princess pat.
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*throughout the day i did various acts including: “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream”, “rainbow connection”, “a song about lego’s”, & “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele. as well as “new york city (gimme back my girl)” & “vodka pickles (la la la)” with my one manned electric set up. i also did a couple “ask me anything”‘s.
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4.29.14 – bob and barbara’s lounge: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: bunny savage and the shallots & diarrheapenis.
[set] – nursery rhyme blues; brains; new york city (gimme back my girl); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; everlyn’s last reprise; hole to china [heatsleeve]; where’s william’s clean mug?; a song about lego’s {+1}; rainbow connection [paul williams & kenneth ascher] {+1}; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream {+1}; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); “bob & barbs” looper-improv; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*first documented time “’bob & barbs’ looper-improv” was played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on 8-string ukulele.
*this setlist is most likely not accurate.
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4.27.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the squidling bros. circus sideshow.
[set] – nursery rhyme blues; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*performed an electric set during intermission of the squidling bros. circus sideshow.
*also, during the sideshow, i performed the new version of the pickle trick (to the music of “epitaph to my heart” by the magnetic fields) and played “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele.
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4.25.14 – independence edge studio: philadelphia, pa
[set] – monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); modern day john & june {+1}
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*{+1} was a duet with Anomie Fatale.
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4.19.14 – mojo 13: wilmington, de
was on the bill with: fenris & spectre
[set] – brains; monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); to be a freak {+1}; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream {+1}; where’s william’s clean mug?; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*{+1} means song played on 8-string ukulele.
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[[[[4.16.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed three acts at the “glitter gutter”.
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*first act: new version of the pickle trick (to the music of “epitaph to my heart” by the magnetic fields) which included a sandwich making at the end.
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*second act: performed “to be a freak” on 8string ukulele while Sincerely Yours cut off all of my clothes, ending with me repeating the final chorus an extra time while fully naked on stage.
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*third act: performed condensed versions of “vodka pickles (la la la)” and “i wanna dance with a hipster girl” on my one manned electric set up.
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[[[[4.15.14 – bizarre bushwick: new york, ny]]]]
performed two acts at bushwick burlesque’s: scary ben’s bawdy birthday blowout, “exuberant filth!”.
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*first act: did a traditional “ask a real live natural born freak anything” session. the audience, for $1, could ask me any question they wanted and i answered honestly.
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*second act: performed “to be a freak” & “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” on 8string ukulele.
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4.2.14 – connie’s ric rac: philadelphia, pa
performed as the opening band & during intermission of this Circus Convergence II: Squid Shift Solution tour stop.
[opening set] – hole to china [heatsleeve]; where’s william’s clean mug?; new york city (gimme back my girl); brains; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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[intermission set] – room 1227b, silverstein; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; a song about lego’s; dirty old clown {+1}
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*all songs in “opening set” were performed as the electric set up. all songs in the “intermission set” were played on 8-string ukulele.
*“dirty old clown” (a variation of the pogues song, “dirty old town”) was myself on 8string ukulele, matterz squidling (on bass), jelly boy the clown (on vocals), and jim (on baritone mandolin).
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4.1.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed during intermission of this Circus Convergence II: Squid Shift Solution tour stop.
[set] – child on an airplane [heatsleeve]; monsters (in the closet); nursery rhyme blues; roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; subterranean hobo-sandwich clues
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*all songs performed on 8-string ukulele.
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[[[[3.19.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed with jellyboy the clown & matterz squidling at “glitter gutter”.
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*i performed “dirty old clown” with matterz squidling (on bass), jellyboy the clown (on vocals), & myself (on 8string ukulele).
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3.14.14 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the squidling bros presents “carnivolution: luck of the carny”.
[set] – hole to china [heatsleeve]; brains; monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also performed “dirty old clown” (a variation of the pogues song, “dirty old town”) on 8string ukulele with matterz squidling (on bass), jelly boy the clown (on vocals), and jim (on baritone mandolin). i also acted as the easter bunny & a leprechaun in the show.
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3.9.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny
performed as part of the squidling bros. circus sideshow.
[set] – new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; brains
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*performed an electric set during intermission of the squidling bros. circus sideshow.
*also did some “sit-down comedy” & an ukulele song (“to be a freak”) during the first sideshow set and performed “the new electric pickle trick” (to the music of “epitaph to my heart” by the magnetic fields & “they hung him on a cross” which is a traditional song but this version was performed by kurt cobain) during the second sideshow set.
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3.5.14 – bourbon & branch: philadelphia, pa
performed an ukulele set as part of “beauty + brains / burlesque + variety”, also featuring miss gypsy, bikini hooper, liberty rose, brettzo, & eryie twilight.
[set] – a song about lego’s; monsters (in the closet); sleep it all off / (come back to bed [the brittle bones]); roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream; child on an airplane [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; adventure time theme song [pendleton ward]; going insane [heatsleeve]; the ballad of a modern moonshiner; love [john lennon]
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*first documented time “going insane” & “love” were played live in front of anyone.
*all songs played on 8-string ukulele – this was the FIRST ever all acoustic velvet crayon show.
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[[[[1.29.14 – the slipper room: new york, ny]]]]
performed with rush hicks at “glitter gutter”.
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*first act he performed a contortion act while i did “nothing”. second act i played “ballad of a modern moonshiner” on ukulele while he performed a pincushion act.
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[[[[1.28.14 – bizarre bushwick: brooklyn, ny]]]]
performed as part of the mystic circus sideshow.
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*i performed a performance art piece with rush hicks. i also performed three ukulele songs (“roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream”, “monsters (in the closet)”, & “to be a freak”).



2013.


[[[[12.13.13 – the carbon collective at phillips metal: philadelphia, pa]]]]
performed as part of the squidling bros circus sideshow at “carnivolution christmas!”
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*i performed “the new electric pickle trick” (to the music of “epitaph to my heart” by the magnetic fields & “they hung him on a cross” which is a traditional song but this version was performed by kurt cobain). i also performed “rainbow connection” (by paul williams & kenneth ascher) on banjolele.
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10.11.13 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – brains; hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); crayon’s blues; nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la); i wanna dance with a hipster girl
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*i also performed a bunch of comedy/musical sketches within the sideshow. including an electric guitar duet (featuring Anomie Fatale on vocals) called “modern day john & june” & attempted the electric pickle trick.
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[[[[9.22.13 – cronkapalooza: akron, ny]]]]
performed as part of the squidling bros circus sideshow..
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*i played some ukulele songs (including: “to be a freak”, “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream”, “naked”, & “a song about lego’s”) as well as some other comedy acts.
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[[[[9.21.13 – crease street block party: philadelphia, pa]]]]
performed as part of the squidling bros circus sideshow..
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*i played “to be a freak” on ukulele and also performed “the electric pickle” stunt.
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9.20.13 – philamoca presents ‘mausoleum party’: philadelphia, pa
this was a secretive event/party that i performed an electric velvet crayon set.
[set] – new york city (gimme back my girl); monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also did an interview/song after my set. the song was played on 8-string ukulele and is called “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream”.
*first documented time “roosevelt’s 1941st mushroom dream” was played live in front of anyone.
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9.13.13 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – hole to china [heatsleeve]; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / clean [heatsleeve]; brains; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also performed a bunch of comedy/musical sketches within the sideshow. including an ukulele song (featuring Matterz Squidling on casioKeys) called “subterranean hobo-sandwich clues” & some jesus jokes.. yep.. jesus jokes.
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9.07.13 – dead flowers presents ‘the smoking gun review’ (late show) @ connie’s ric-rac: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: needles jones, bettie pagan, smurf, aliya strychnine, morrighan oh tulle, miss rose, scarlet fierce, miss rachel rottin, & mister e.
[set] – brains; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / clean [heatseleve]; fishtown eyes; monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; vodka pickles (la la la)
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9.07.13 – dead flowers presents ‘the smoking gun review’ (early show) @ connie’s ric-rac: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: great neck, bettie pagan, aly katz, morrighan oh tulle, keycifer blakk, miss rose, scarlet fierce, & mister e.
[set] – new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; shoegazer; hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; walking the cow [daniel johnston]; true love will find you in the end [daniel johnston]; vodka pickles (la la la)
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8.20.13 – bob and barbara’s lounge: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: great neck & bunny savage.
[set] – new york city (gimme back my girl); (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / clean [heatsleeve]; brains; hole to china [heatsleeve]; monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; alone (potatoes); fishtown eyes; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; room 1227b, silverstein {+1}; the ballad of a modern moonshiner {+1}; to be a freak {+1}; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); true love will find you in the end [daniel johnston]; vodka pickles (la la la); shoegazer; walking the cow [daniel johnston]; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge
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*first documented time “room 1227b, silverstein”, “the ballad of a modern moonshiner”, & “true love will find you in the end” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on 8-string ukulele.
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8.09.13 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – fishtown eyes; hole to china [heatsleeve]; brains; nursery rhyme blues; monsters (under the bed); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also performed a bunch of comedy/musical sketches within the sideshow. including an ukulele song (featuring Matterz Squidling on bass) called “to be a freak”.
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[[[[8.02.13 – dr. adventure’s wonders of the future: lucky chengs, new york, ny]]]]
part of dr. adventure’s wonders of the future at lucky cheng’s in nyc.
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*i played an ukulele song called “to be a freak” and did the electric pickle trick while jellyboy the clown did his electric human blockhead as part of this variety show.
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[[[[8.01.13 – scary ben presents the great clown caper: coney island usa; brooklyn, ny]]]]
part of scary ben presents: the great clown caper: the strange tale of smiley, the armless clown.
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*i played an ukulele song called “to be a freak” and did the electric pickle trick while jellyboy the clown did his electric human blockhead as part of this play.
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7.12.13 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – walking the cow [daniel johnston]; brains; monsters (under the bed); nursery rhyme blues; hole to china [heatsleeve]; new york city (gimme back my girl); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*first documented time “walking the cow” & “hole to china” were played live in front of anyone.
*i also performed a bunch of comedy/musical sketches within the sideshow. including an electric pickle trick & an ukulele song called “fuck yeah, star command”.
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6.15.13 – dead flowers presents mad summer block party ii: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: cereal banter, drug store, bunny savage and the handymen, the shakes, hivelords, zebras and bulls fight tonight!, miami nights, & heavy medical.
[set] – (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / clean [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; brains; new york city (gimme back my girl); monsters (under the bed); vodka pickles (la la la); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast)
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6.14.13 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – monsters (under the bed); safety scissors; brains; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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*i also performed a bunch of comedy/musical sketches within the sideshow. including an ukulele duet with hayley jane called “water’s, i’ve come to kill you” & a banjolele duet with dave deneen called “duel for the 3rd lady”.
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[[[[5.31.13 – torrent collective: philadelphia, pa]]]]
part of the philthy philly freak show.
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*i played “nursery rhyme blues” & “eskimo’s hate penguins” on the banjolele as part of this variety show.
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5.25.13 – jr’s bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: minor flail, up up we go, belligerence, elder scrolls, & rail yard ghosts.
[set] – nursery rhyme blues {+1}; can’t help falling in love [elvis presley] {+1}; that’s the way girls are {+1}; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); vodka pickles (la la la); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast) / (do you realize [the flaming lips])
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*first documented time “can’t help falling in love” & “do you realize”-tag were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on banjolele
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5.10.13 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – monsters (under the bed); brains; aimless humming; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; vodka pickles (la la la); nursery rhyme blues; (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / clean [heatsleeve] / (untitled [pearl jam])
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*i also performed some comedy/musical sketches within the sideshow
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4.05.13 – dead flowers presents ‘the smoking gun review’ @ the station bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: mr unloved & various burlesque performers including: ivy arsenic, lady katie, lux lucypher, queen yareli & miss rose.
[set] – brains; monsters (under the bed); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la)
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[[[[3.29.13 – torrent collective: philadelphia, pa]]]]
part of the clown babe and the freakin’ rican show.
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*i played a song called “velvet crayon battles the cripple posers” on the ukulele as part of this variety show.
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1.24.13 – jr’s bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: hayley jane & plutonian.
[set] – word(s).; nursery rhyme blues; i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); monsters (under the bed); adventure time theme song [pendleton ward] {+1}; mountain choir [palace music] {+1}; (there is no god [bonnie ‘prince’ billy]) / vodka pickles (la la la)
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*first documented time “adventure time theme song” & “there is no god”-(tag) were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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1.12.13 – lava space: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: plutonian, hippie cult & gregg dupp.

[set] – monsters (under the bed); new york city (gimme back my girl); (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / clean [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues; vodka pickles (la la la); i wanna dance with a hipster girl
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*first documented time “monsters (under the bed)” was played live in front of anyone.



2012.


[[[[8.10.12 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa]]]]
part of the squidling brothers presents: carnivolution.
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*i played a song called “not at star command” as part of the carnivolution sideshow circus.
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7.13.12 – the tiberino museum: philadelphia, pa
was the opening band for the “squidling bros presents: carnivolution“.
[set] – attack of the semen stealing witches; southwest philly; word(s).; nursery rhyme blues; safety scissors; monsters (roar!); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); vodka pickles (la la la); i wanna dance with a hipster girl
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[sketch] – don bowie {+1}
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*first documented time “attack of the semen stealing witches”, “southwest philly” & “don bowie” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} “don bowie” was an ukulele song played as part of a sketch later during the sideshow.
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5.19.12 – jr’s bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: black water & young summers.
[set] – another song about how i wanna dance with you; rabbit-duck tattoo; monsters (roar!); nursery rhyme blues; safety scissors; vodka pickles (la la la); i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast); brains; if i only had a brain [harold arlen & e.y. harburg]; i wanna dance with a hipster girl
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*first documented time “i’m pretty sure she uses jelly (but i’ll ask her the next time we have toast)” & “if i only had a brain” were played live in front of anyone.
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5.17.12 – m room: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: quentel the cryptid & kahn jaige.
[set] – word(s); vodka pickles (la la la); shoegazer; nursery rhyme blues; monsters (roar!); safety scissors; new york city (gimme back my girl); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; yearly dose of home; clean [heatsleeve]
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*first documented time “clean” was played live in front of anyone.
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3.24.12 – jr’s bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: matthew of the pines, the penniless loafers & slutever.

[set] – vodka pickles (la la la); alone (potatoes); nursery rhyme blues; monsters (roar!); new york city (gimme back my girl); safety scissors; new fangled morphine {+1}; john cusack [mittens in the media]; i wanna dance with a hipster girl
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*first documented time “new fangled morphine” & “john cusack” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} “new fangled morphine” was adapted from the jolie holland song called “old fashioned morphine”.



2011.


9.24.11 – jr’s bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: ba babes, cavale & harsh vibes.

[set] – ode to cesar ‘the murderbear’ rodrigues (the koala song); vodka pickles (la la la); monsters (roar!); nursery rhyme blues; smothered [heatsleeve]; that’s the way girls are; brains; safety scissors; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; velvet blues
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*first documented time “ode to cesar ‘the murderbear’ rodrigues (the koala song)”, “vodka pickles (la la la)”, “smothered” & “velvet blues” were played live in front of anyone.



2010.


12.14.10 – north star bar: philadelphia pa
was on the bill with: hemming and hawing, vintage kicks & attia taylor.
[set] – super pickles (la la la); safety scissors; monsters (roar!); nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; child on an airplane [heatsleeve] {+1}; eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; another song about how i wanna dance with you
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*first documented time “child on an airplane” was played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song was played on the mandolele*.
(*mandolele is a cross between an electric guitar, mandolin & ukulele.)
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11.10.10 – jr’s bar: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: galaxies & screaming rattler.

[set] – monsters (roar!); hole to china (fast version) [heatsleeve]; safety scissors; brains; fishtown eyes; new york city (gimme back my girl); super pickles (la la la); nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; that’s the way girls are; rabbit-duck tattoo; another song about how i wanna dance with you
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*first documented time “fishtown eyes”, “super pickles (la la la)”, “that’s the way girls are”, “rabbit-duck tattoo” & “another song about how i wanna dance with you” were played live in front of anyone.



2009.


10.03.09 – fall block shock ’09: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: jeremy lawrence band, swift technique, deadly technologies, born pilot, the spooks, someothers, dragzord, pjcool7, sweet teeth, destroy, gnarwale, bhb, oro sex, cool hand luke, matt pat, hurrah & flufftronix.
[set] – monsters (roar!); nursery rhyme blues; safety scissors; pickles (la la, la la); aimless humming; brains
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*first documented time “monsters (roar!)” was played live in front of anyone.
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8.08.09 – tritone: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: the get arounds, fffever & raccoon fighter.
[set] – just a rental {+1}; nursery rhyme blues; safety scissors; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; new york city (gimme back my girl); death to everyone [bonnie ‘prince’ billy]; pickles (la la, la la); alone (potatoes); aimless humming; shoegazer; brains; monsters
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*first documented time “death to everyone” & “aimless humming” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song was aborted due to power loss.
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7.17.09 – murphy’s beef & ale: levittown, pa
was on the bill with: combat crisis, mooseknuckle (swashbuckle), dead in the face & upon creation.
[set] – nursery rhyme blues; monsters; pickles (la la, la la); brains; new york city (gimme back my girl); safety scissors; legos (a song about) {+1}; shoegazer
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*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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6.13.09 – the all call inn: ewing, nj
was on the bill with: the baker family, psychedelphia & stellium.
[set] – just a rental; nursery rhyme blues; safety scissors; monsters; pickles (la la, la la); thrift shop girl (new virgin); legos (a song about) {+1}; eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; sleep it all off / (come back to bed) {+1}; aimless humming (uke version) {+1}; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge
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*first documented time “aimless humming (uke version)” was played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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5.30.09 – the all call inn: ewing, nj
was on the bill with: napolean, da rezarekt, the inscrypshun & weatherproof.
[set] – brains; just a rental; pickles (la la, la la); nursery rhyme blues; everlyn’s last reprise; eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; legos (a song about) {+1}; safety scissors; monsters
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*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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4.17.09 – the all call inn: ewing, nj
was on the bill with: tripple shot.
[set] – monsters; pickles (la la, la la); safety scissors; alone (potatoes); word(s).; new york city (gimme back my girl); just a rental; brains; nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; let’s shake hands [the white stripes]; hole to china (fast version) [heatsleeve]; shoegazer; eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; legos (a song about) {+1}; mountain choir [palace music] {+1}; travelers [the brittle bones] {+1}
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*first documented time “just a rental”, “brains” & “legos (a song about)” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.



2008.


[[[[11.26.08 – the bridgetown pub: mt. holly, nj]]]]
this was a heatsleeve reunion show, velvet crayon joined heatsleeve for their 2nd set [‘vote nein, brittle crayon bones’ *.]
[set] – love -> building on fire [talking heads]; counting the hours [heatsleeve]; plaster of paris [heatsleeve]; pickles (la la, la la) [velvet crayon]; beat up vans [heatsleeve]; swimteam [heatsleeve]; rusty blade [heatsleeve]; bastards [heatsleeve]; motor away [guided by voices]; hole to china [heatsleeve]; horses [palace music]
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*’vote nein, brittle crayon sleeve’ was: erik paluszak (guitar/keys & vocals/ukulele), mike steffen (vocals/guitar & drums), adam x. storm (bass) & rick rumplik (drums & vocals/guitar). [playing mainly heatsleeve songs this is sort of considered a heatsleeve (w/ velvet crayon) set.]
*this was the first documented time ‘vote nein, brittle crayon sleeve’ performed any of these songs live in front of anyone.
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11.01.08 – hamilton lanes: hamilton, nj
was on the bill with: weatherPROOF.
[set] – i still miss someone [johnny cash]; new york city (gimme back my girl); pickles (la la, la la); let’s shake hands [the white stripes]; lucky the puppy; everlyn’s last reprise; word(s).; nursery rhyme blues; monsters; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; alone (potatoes); safety scissors; good morning fetus; shoegazer; the mountain choir [palace music] {+1}; love -> building on fire [talking heads] {+1}
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*first documented time “good morning fetus” was played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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10.04.08 – hamilton lanes: hamilton, nj
was on the bill with: (don’t remember who else played this night).
[set] – safety scissors; pickles (la la, la la); new york city (gimme back my girl); i still miss someone [johnny cash]; kaiserschnit; word(s).; nursery rhyme blues; monsters; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; alone (potatoes); everlyn’s last reprise; let’s shake hands [the white stripes]; the mountain choir [palace music] {+1}; love -> building on fire [talking heads] {+1}; shoegazer / (jesus is a prick)
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*first documented time “pickles (la la, la la)”, “i still miss someone”, “kaiserschnit”, “the mountain choir” & “jesus is a prick”-(tag) were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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7.19.08 – the bridgetown pub: mt. holly, nj
was on the bill with: kaiserslautern nein.
[set] – word(s).; nursery rhyme blues; monsters; shoegazer; hole to china (fast version) [heatsleeve]; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; rubbish; lucky the puppy; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); squeezebox [the who]; everlyn’s last reprise; alone (potatoes); after hours [velvet underground] {+1}; love -> building on fire [talking heads] {+1}; yoshimi battles the pink robots pt. 1 [the flaming lips] {+1}; new york city (gimme back my girl); let’s shake hands [the white stripes]; safety scissors; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge; (delaware [vote smith]) / toast tastes better when you’re drunk
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*first documented time “rubbish”, “lucky the puppy”, “squeezebox”, “alone (potatoes)”, “after hours”, “love -> building on fire”, “let’s shake hands” & “delaware”-(tag) were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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5.10.08 – hamilton lanes: hamilton, nj
was on the bill with: the feathertops.
[set] – word(s).; nursery rhyme blues; monsters; (time machine) / safety scissors; yearly dose of home / (get on the floor [the promise ring]); new york city (gimme back my girl); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; shoegazer; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge; i wanna be your boyfriend [the ramones] {+1}; eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; travelers [the brittle bones] {+1}
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*first documented time “word(s).”, “time machine”-(tag), “get on the floor”-(tag), & “travelers” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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4.12.08 – the all call inn: ewing, nj
was on the bill with: tough guys take over, keys to the cadilliac & the dead and gone.
[set] – #47; nursery rhyme blues; monsters; i wanna dance with a hipster; shoegazer; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); safety scissors; new york city (gimme back my girl); (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / yearly dose of home; you can’t teach an old dog new tricks (and why would you want to); yoshimi battles the pink robots pt. 1 [the flaming lips] {+1}; toast tastes better when you’re drunk
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*first documented time “#47”, “monsters”, “new york city (gimme back my girl)”, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks (and why would you want to)” & “yoshimi battles the pink robots pt. 1” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele & piano.



2007.


[[[[12.29.07 – the bridgetown pub: mt. holly, nj (heatsleeve reunion show)]]]]
vote smith opened up for heatsleeve @ their reunion show.
[set] – little girl; the only ones [nicole reynolds]; lettie 55; delaware; frankly; horses [palace music]
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*first documented time “little girl”, “the only ones”, “lettie 55”, “delaware”, “frankly” & “horses” were played live in front of anyone as vote smith.
*the vote smith line-up during this show was: general reginald “arkansas” pinifold [adam x. storm] (bass), gary maglary [erik paluszak] (electric guitar/keys), danby price [mike steffen] (acoustic guitar/looper/vocals) & douglas gibb [rick rumplik] (drums).
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10.20.07 – the hunt room, hamilton hall @ university of the arts: philadelphia, pa
was on the bill with: the domino theory, cityscapes, on display, the armchairs & swift technique.
[set] – #36; nursery rhyme blues; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; shoegazer (short version); ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); safety scissors; thrift shop girl (new virgin); llyydddddddddddddd’s intervention / (black sheep boy [okkervil river]) / (red [okkervil river]) / (untitled [pearl jam])
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*first documented time “shoegazer (short version)”, “black sheep boy”-(tag) & “red”-(tag) were played live in front of anyone.
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10.06.07 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: kelly carvin, the atmospherics, big boss sausage & steve.
[set] – thrift ship girl (new virgin); i wanna dance with a hipster girl; #36; nursery rhyme blues; safety scissors; jaime’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); yearly dose of home / (black [pearl jam]); shoegazer; llyydddddddddddddd’s intervention
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*first documented time “jaime’s ass” & “llyydddddddddddddd’s intervention” were played live in front of anyone.
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9.15.07 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: tough guys take over, vayizaku & someday never.
[set] – safety scissors; #36; nursery rhyme blues; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]; i wanna dance with a hipster girl; hole to china (fast version) [heatsleeve]; toast tastes better when you’re drunk; yearly dose of home; shoegazer
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*first documented time “#36” & “i wanna dance with a hipster girl” were played live in front of anyone.
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8.03.07 – the bridgetown pub: mt. holly, nj
was on the bill with: lisa faust.
[set] – instrumental #23 / (welcome to the slow burn [the brittle bones]) / (hear my train a comin’ [jimi hendrix]); hole to china (fast version) [heatsleeve]; hipster girl; thrift shop girl (new virgin); shoegazer; je t’aime aussi; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]) / (wasted & ready [ben kweller]); everlyn’s last reprise; eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; nursery rhyme blues; (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / yearly dose of home; safety scissors; toast tastes better when you’re drunk; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge; come back to bed [the brittle bones] {+2}
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*first documented time “hear my train a comin'”-(tag), “hole to china (fast version)”, “shoegazer”, “toast tastes better when you’re drunk” and “come back to bed” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on the ukulele.
*{+2} means song played on the ukulele & also velvet crayon was joined by mike steffen on vocals.
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6.23.07 – the factory: philadelphia, pa [first philly show]
was on the bill with: robots and racecars, run runner, trouble everyday, the meltdowns & heatsleeve.
[set] – instrumental #23 / (bugs [pearl jam]); thrift shop girl (new virgin); safety scissors; hipster girl; funky gypsy monkey; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]) / (wasted & ready [ben kweller]); je t’aime aussi; nursery rhyme blues; (homecoming queen [sparkehorse]) / eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; a song about lego’s {+1}; (where’s william [heatsleeve]) / yearly dose of home; don’t you know; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge; trick or treat; if i can [the brittle bones] {+2}
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*first documented time “bugs”-(tag), “wasted & ready”-(tag), “je t’aime aussi”, “where’s william”-(tag) and “trick or treat” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
*{+2} means song played by the brittle bones [adam x. storm (bass), erik paluszak (ukulele), mike steffen (guitar/vocals) & rick rumplik (drums)].
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5.19.07 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: the rape babies, the brittle bones, heatsleeve & the meltdowns.
[vc set] – hipster girl; safety scissors; thrift shop girl (new virgin); funky gypsy monkey; yearly dose of home; nursery rhyme blues; everlyn’s last reprise; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); ruby in the ocean {+1}; i wanna be your boyfriend [the ramones] {+1}; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge
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[the brittle bones set] – if i can; i don’t like it when you laugh [heatsleeve]; horses [palace music]
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*first documented time “hipster girl”, “safety scissors”, “yearly dose of home”, “ruby in the occean” and “i wanna be your boyfriend” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
*first documented time “i don’t like it when you laugh” & “horses” were played live in front of anyone as the brittle bones.
*the brittle bones line-up was some combination of adam x. storm (on bass), erik paluszak (on ukulele/guitar), mike steffen (guitar/vocals) & rick rumplik (on drums).
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[[[[1.13.07 – the bridgetown pub: mt. holly, nj (heatsleeve/the brittle bones show)]]]]
this was actually a heatsleeve show in which they brought me up for some songs, meaning the brittle bones
[set 1] – coffee mugs [heatsleeve]; nursery rhyme blues [velvet crayon]; out on the weekend [neil young]; if i can
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[set 2] – open heart surgery [the brian jonestown massacre] / (i like pickles)
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*first documented time “nursery rhyme blues” was played live in front of anyone as the brittle bones.
*the brittle bones line-up was some combination of adam x. storm (on bass/keys), erik paluszak (on guitar/ukulele/vocals), mike steffen (guitar/vocals) & rick rumplik (on drums).
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1.05.07 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: dana desimone, dan gallagher, and more…
[set] – eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; open heart surgery {+1}; don’t you know; thrift shop girl (new virgin); ode to stacy’s ass / (just like a woman [bob dylan]) / (midnight show [the killers]); (“children song” introduction) / nursery rhyme blues; funky gypsy monkey; “the columbians night story”; andy, you’re a star [the killers] / (untitled [pearl jam]); moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge
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*first documented time “thrift shop girl (new virgin)” and “the columbians night story” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.



2006.


11.18.06 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: the brittle bones, heatsleeve & the flood.
[vc set] – don’t you know; ode to stacy’s ass / (midnight show [the killers]); thrift shop girl; nursery rhyme blues; everlyn’s last reprise; funky gypsy monkey; andy, you’re a star [the killers] / (untitled [pearl jam]); (wish i had.. [the brittle bones]) / eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; a song about lego’s {+1}
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[the brittle bones set] – if i can; candy [velvet crayon]; open heart surgery [the brian jonestown massacre] / (i like pickles)
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*first documented time “everlyn’s last reprise” and “wish i had..”-(tag) were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.

*first documented appearance of the brittle bones.
*first documented time “if i can”, “candy”, “open heart surgery” & “i like pickles”-(tag) were played live in front of anyone as the brittle bones.
*the brittle bones line-up was some combination of adam x. storm (on bass), erik paluszak (on ukulele/vocals), mike steffen (guitar/vocals) & rick rumplik (on drums).
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10.14.06 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: christina signorile, heatsleeve, scott rocks & bbf (baptized by fire).
[set] – nursery rhyme blues; funky gypsy monkey; thrift shop girl; instrumental #23 / (welcome to the slow burn [the brittle bones]) / (riding (electric version) [palace music]); grinnin in your face [son house]; don’t you know / (motherless children [traditional]; ode to stacy’s ass / (just like a woman [bob dylan]) / (midnight show [the killers]); (homecoming queen [sparklehorse]) / eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; open heart surgery [the brian jonestown massacre] {+1}; mind my mellow {+2}; in my dreams we’re always naked {+1}; hotel yorba [the white stripes] {+1}
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*first documented time “welcome to the slow burn”-(tag), “riding (electric version)”-(tag), “motherless children”-(tag), “midnight show”-(tag), and “open heart surgery” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
*{+2} means velvet crayon was joined by heatsleeve [adam x. storm (on bass), mike steffen (on guitar) & rick rumplik (on drums)].
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9.09.06 – finnegan’s: east windsor, nj
was on the bill with: heatsleeve (and probably some other bands?)
[set] – ode to stacy’s ass / (just like a woman [bob dylan] / (modern girl [sleater-kinney); thrift shop girl; nursery rhyme blues; funky gypsy monkey; naptime blues; andy, you’re a star [the killers] / (black [pearl jam]); eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; a song about lego’s {+1}; mind my mellow {+2}; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge
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*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
*{+2} means velvet crayon was joined by heatsleeve [adam x. storm (on bass), mike steffen (on guitar) & rick rumplik (on drums)].
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9.09.06 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: paper trigger, ryan gaughan & postman twain
[set] – thrift shop girl; hey hey, my my (into the black) [neil young]; instrumental #23 / (crazy mary [victoria williams) / (crazy baldhead [bob marley]) / (i am a patriot [steve van zandt]); nursery rhyme blues; don’t you know; only a child; ode to stacy’s ass / (just like a woman [bob dylan] / (modern girl [sleater-kinney); sleep it all off {+1}; sun on a rainy day (if you can dig) {+1}; mind my mellow; i fought piranhas [the white stripes]; ted ernst’s revenge; hotel yorba [the white stripes] {+1}
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*first documented time “crazy mary”-(tag), “crazy baldhead”-(tag), “i am a patriot”-(tag), “just like a woman”-(tag), “modern girl”-(tag), and “i fought piranhas” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on ukulele.
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8.04.06 – buzz’s tavern: mt. holly, nj
ginger coyle’s going away party — ginger coyle, carter mcwilliams & the wiliamzboy also played.
[set] – thrift shop girl; ode to stacy’s ass; hey hey, my my (into the black) [neil young]; nursery rhyme blues; mind my mellow
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7.27.06 – the 449 room: trenton, nj
was on the bill with: vijah, muffy, patsie & glassapple …i think thats everyone.
[set] – funky gypsy monkey; naptime blues; don’t you know; grinnin in your face [son house]; ode to stacy’s ass; nursery rhyme blues; thrift shop girl; i am a hermit / (the end [the doors]) {+1}; mind my mellow {+2}; moving out blues; ted ernst’s revenge
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*first documented time “grinnin in your face”, “ode to stacy’s ass”, “the end”-(tag), “moving out blues” and “ted ernst’s revenge” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on my ukulele.
*{+2} means velvet crayon was joined by mike steffen from heatsleeve, on guitar.
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6.03.06 – the bridgetown pub: mt. holly, nj
was on the bill with: the meltdowns & heatsleeve
[set] – instrumental #23 / (untitled [pearl jam]) / (back door man [the doors]); don’t you know; nursery rhyme blues; marie / (tiny dancer [elton john]); (homecoming queen [sparklehorse]) / eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; thrift shop girl; cripple jokes / improv while band sets up / (i just drank a six pack [mack truck]) / (i hate gypsys-cause they stole my family [velvet crayon & mike steffen]); mind my mellow / (star spangled banner) {+2}
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*first documented time “instrumental #23”, “untitled”-(tag), “back door man”-(tag), “marie”, “tiny dancer”-(tag), “homecoming queen”-(tag), “i hate gypsys-cause they stole my family” and “star spangled banner” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on the ukulele.
*{+2} means velvet crayon was joined by heatsleeve [adam x. storm (on bass), mike steffen (on guitar) & rick rumplik (on drums)].
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4.21.06 – the 449 room: trenton, nj (first official velvet crayon show)
was on the bill with: heatsleeve
[pre-set] – a song about lego’s {+1}; juicy [the notorious big] {+1}; ‘fresh prince of belair’ theme song [the fresh prince] {+1}
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[set] – don’t you know; nursery rhyme blues; naptime blues; andy, you’re a star [the killers] / (black [pearl jam]) / (like a rolling stone [bob dylan]); eskimo’s hate penguins {+1}; sun on a rainy day (if you can dig) {+1}; funky gypsy monkey; thrift shop girl; padded cell blues (partial); mind my mellow {+2}
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*first documented time “don’t you know”, “nursery rhyme blues”, “naptime blues”, “andy, you’re a star”, “black”-(tag), “like a rolling stone”-(tag), “funky gypsy monkey” and “mind my mellow” were played live in front of anyone.
*{+1} means song played on the ukulele.
*{+2} means velvet crayon was joined by heatsleeve [adam x. storm (on bass), mike steffen (on guitar) & rick rumplik (on drums)].

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