Nightlife

Win tickets to The Kooks @ Lupo’s on Saturday 3/10

The Kooks are playing at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel and we have a pair of tickets to give away. The first person to tell us (in the comments) the first names of all the members in the band’s current line-up will win two tickets to Saturday’s show. Download their newest album Junk of the Heart on …

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Barring The Under-21 Crowd From The Clubs

The issue here is underage drinking in downtown Providence. This week’s Providence Phoenix has a fine piece by David Scharfenberg about a renewed push by State Representative Joy Hearn (Democrat-Barrington) to bar those under the age of 21 from entering night clubs where liquor is sold. She is quoted as saying that “she wants a …

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You Gotta Start Thinking About New Years

Make reservations now for the New Year’s Eve Reggae Bash at Providence Black Rep and AfroSonic Collective . Live reggae from Rooted Sound and DJs Ras Negus and Mardon Famous. Tickets are $25 at the door but discounts are available at Art Tix and Bright Night. More info at Black Rep Twitter. Thursday, 8pm to …

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Out, Proud, And Extremely Loud

According to an article in Saturday’s ProJo, the City’s Board of Licenses has “indefinitely suspended” the entertainment license for Club Energy (69-71 Union St.), for repeated and excessive noise violations. The article details numerous noise issues and incidents, including one tenant who claims he had to “flee” his flat in hopeless desperation, how the developer …

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Woolly Fair! Wooled of Wheels. We made sure we were home this year for this event, having heard so much of what we missed that it was worse than being sick (repeatedly) when the circus came to town as a kid. Come join the celebratory mayhem of sheer creative fun, our own Little Rhody’s Burning …

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Plan Ahead

Expect detours between 11pm and 5am if traveling Route 95 south through the city tonight. The northbound lanes will be affected Wednesday and Thursday nights. The highway will be completely closed off for the demolition of the Point Pine Street and Friendship Street overpasses.  All this is subject to weather and whatever other unforeseen circumstances …

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Oh My God, Nancy Pelosi.

[youtube]wtOW1CxHvNY[/youtube] Not that it’s ever a good idea to read Youtube comments, but some of the more recent responses to Nancy Pelosi’s first venture down the Youtube are kinda noteworthy: Synaps4 (2 minutes ago) : This is the cancer that is killing congress. HalEBurton (3 minutes ago) : YOU are complicit in all of Bush’s …

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Tribe of Weird

Providence is a haven for weirdness and weirdos. This is what makes the town so great. Where else can your day start with a phone call from a Cheyenne “hobo,” checked in to the RI Hospital for a suicide attempt, and end with synth rock played in a downtown “gay” bar full of rockers, trannies, …

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Providence Roller Derby New Site Design

We’re proud to present the newly redesigned ProvidenceRollerDerby.com with more of what you love. Below you’ll find a brief introduction to our new design and what it has to offer. Simple, Clear and Consistent – Providence Roller Derby has made every effort to create a Web site that’s simple, clear and consistent. No matter where …

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Ear Whacks

Tonight at the clubs: AS220, Corleone Records Presents WEIRD BLOOD an evening of celebration with Mahi Mahi, The Body, Badman, Uke of Space Corners, Fang Island, and Dj Chub Firehouse 13, Music for crying out loud. Bangalore, Srinivas Reddy, Too Big to Fail The Blackstone, Broke Down Serenade, Route .44, Kris Hansen’s Left Hand Band

How’s this for Nightmare Fuel

(I’m regretting this picture already… it’s very disturbing.) However…Dose friend, Kim Ahern, is my new favorite Providence College alum — Janeane Garofolo moves down one. I don’t know any others.  Kim is one of the ’30 on 30‘ subjects in this week’s Phoenix, commenting on life in Rhode Island for the anniversary issue.  I just …

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PROVIDENCE: Come celebrate Halloween weekend at HELL!!!!!!!!

Sunday, November 2, 8pm Club Hell 73 Richmond st Providence, RI The half of ZOX (plus Chase) known as COWGIRL, will be dishing out their intense style of prog-inspired, mind bending music along with the half of GRUVIS MALT (sometimes plus Chase) known as EBU GOGO, who will be playing THEIR version of intense, mind-bending, …

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