Yea-Hoo and Rockabilly, too: Flathead Rodeo Friday in Easthampton

Songs From the Rodeo

Flathead Rodeo is Northampton-based roots rockabilly band recently won Mark Sherry’s Valley Musical Showcase in July, a regular, judged competition at New City Brewery in Easthampton. So, now they have the honor of opening and closing this week’s Showcase. Go see ‘em: They’re rocking, fun, and funny. Mistress Miriam (who got her name from Iggy Pop) has a long history of singing and performing improv — a combination that has given MM the power to perform an improvised musical on the spot. There’s Theo Aronson on upright bass who brings a punk pedigree to the rhythm section; John Kokoszyna, who grew up in the shadow of drum kits, on drums; and Dangerous Pete, who was raised by Eastern gray squirrels, on guitar and lap steel. In between the Flathead Rodeo’s two sets more bands will play, including: And the Neighbors, Kingdom of Jones, Original Cowards, One Time Weekend, and Lisa Palumbo Band.

Flathead Rodeo Takes a Victory Lap: Friday, 8-11:30 p.m. $6. New City Brewery, 180 Main St. (in the back), Easthampton. (413) 203-9764. valleymusicalshowcase@gmail.com.

— Kristin Palpini, editor@valleyadvocate.com

 

Kristin Palpini

Author: Kristin Palpini

Editor of the Valley Advocate

Share This Post On

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest stories and posts from the Advocate. 


You have Successfully Subscribed!