Posted: June 11th, 2009 | Author: Blackbox Squeezebeard | Filed under: Show announcements and recaps | Tags: double-header, Jeff Younger, Joseph Blood, R.C. Weslowski, Railway Club, The Family Stump, The Whiskeydicks, Very Good, wedding | 1 Comment »
Juggling two offers we couldn’t refuse, the Creaking Planks plan for a scorching Saturday night whipping down from playing at Phil + Kimla’s wedding up at SFU to open the second anniversary of JEff Younger’s night (third Tuesday of every month!) at the Railway Club (579 Dunsmuir Street, upstairs)! and he’s programmed some of his favorite acts from the series to join him on the stage there that night.
Here’s the lineup: in addition to having the jug band of the damned back for the opening slot at 10:30 pm, you get a wild and wacky set of unshorn spoken word from RC Weslowski, a set from Joseph Blood and the Blue Tick Houn’ Dogs, JEff Younger’s own inbred redneck orchestra The Family Stump, the WhiskeyDicks (who “blast their way through traditional tunes and modern hits with the spirit of the mad and the thirst of a sailor who just got kicked out of his metal band”) and finally (late into the night) Very Good, the band which won’t have too difficult a time surpassing their name.
Doors at 8:30, admission is $10, $8 for Railway Club members.
PS — pardon the slip in chronology — this show happens the day before the Car-Free Festival mentioned in the prior post.
Posted: August 18th, 2008 | Author: Blackbox Squeezebeard | Filed under: Show announcements and recaps | Tags: Family Stump, Hilary Grist, Jeff Younger, KT, Railway Club | 1 Comment »
All aboard! It’s been a while since we played at this stately Vancouver venue (not since a strange set of Christmas tunes December 10th, 2006)… and it seems the recollection of our last visit has worn off, since we’ve been invited back by Jeff Younger to play a closing set (starting ~11:30 pm) following performances by Hilary Grist and a scaled-down version of his psychedelic country outfit the Family Stump. Simply everyone who isn’t at Radiohead will be there (local music historians note: Radiohead themselves played the Railway in 1995!)
(Poster ripped shamelesly from Rodney Matthews’ 1985 poster “Heavy Metal Hero” beacuse, c’mon, if you’re going to be part of a railway club, why not go for the gusto?)
Wyoming Johnny’s Seattle pal KT took a photo of us and some YouTube footage!