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25 February - Key Club, Los Angeles, CA
I was fortunate enough to catch The Minus Five w/Robyn Hitchcock at The Key Club in Los Angeles last night. After a one-half hour set by an acoustic soloist from Ireland called Shane, Mssrs. McOi, Buck, Rieflin, and Ramberg hit the stage full-throddle. I don't have a complete set list, but many songs from the new album, "The Minus Five (a.k.a. The Gun Album)" were delightfully represented, including the rowdy set-closer 'Aw Shit Man'. Other songs I remember off the top of my head were 'The Days of Wine & Booze,' and 'Lyrical Stance'. They also did a cover of a song by the punkabilly band, The Cramps: 'Strychnine'.(Editors note: actualy it's a song by the Sonics) Lux Interior and Poison Ivy would have been proud. After The Minus Five's initial set, Robyn Hitchcock performed a short acoustic segment, then Scott (on bass), Grant Lee Phillips (special suprise guest on guitar), Peter (on guitar), and Bill (drums) joined Robyn for a dedication to George Harrison, as it was Harrison's birthday, performing 'Long Long Long' from The Beatles' "White Album". The Minus Five (w/o Ramberg) remained on stage with Hitchcock the rest of the evening, performing well after midnight. It was a flawwless show. I only wish someone recorded it. (Maybe somebody did! ;<) )
at the encore they also played "Beware Of Darkness" (George Harrison song), "Eight Miles High" (Byrds cover), and "I Want To Destroy You".
-Vincent Redman

Dear My Inspiration
Lyrical Stance
My Life as A Creep
Hotel Senator
1000 Years Away
Out There on the Maroon
Got You
In A Lonely Coffin
Mary Lou
Where WIll You Go
Twilight Distillery
Days of Wine and Booze
With A Gun
Lies of the Living Dead
Aw Shit Man
Cigarettes Coffee and Booze (with Robyn)
Posted on 26 Feb 2006 by Stoffel
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The Minus 5

April 13 - Music Millennium, Record Store Day, Portland, OR
June 14 - Hi-Fi, Eugene, OR
June 15 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
June 20 - Turf Club,St. Paul, MN
June 21 - Anodyne Coffee, Milwaukee, WI
June 22 - Kiki's House Of Righteous Music, Madison, WI
June 25 - Rock And Roll Hotel, Washington, DC
June 26 - Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA
June 27 - White Eagle Hall,Jersey City, NJ
June 29 - Mass MoCA SOLID SOUND FESTIVAL, North Adams, MA
July 27 - Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA
July 30 - The Ruins, Hood River, OR

Young Fresh Fellows

April 26 - Slim's Last Chance, Seatle, WA
April 27 - Dante's, Portland, OR

Scott McCaughey

Peter Buck

The Baseball Project
Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck and Linda Pitmon

Filthy Friends
Corin Tucker, Scott McCaughey, Peter Buck, Linda Pitmon and Kurt Bloch

May 09 - Neumos, Seattle, WA
May 10 - Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC
May 11 - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
May 13 - Swedish American Hall, San Francisco, CA
May 17 - 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA
May 20 - U Street Music Hall, Washington, DC
May 21 - Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA
May 27 - Festsaal, Berlin, Germany
May 28 - Le Petit Bain, Paris, France
May 29 - Button Factory, Dublin, Ireland
May 30 - Barn Theatre, Oxted, UK
May 31 - The Garage, London, UK
June 02 - Primavera Sound, Barcelona, ES

The Tripwires
Feat. John Ramberg and Jim Sangster

The Minus 5 Stroke Manor , Vinyl, CD for RSD 2019 first release
Out: 13 April 2019

Filthy Friends - Emerald Valley
Out: 3 May 2019




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