Get to know your local punk history with Frank Portman and more on Saturday

This Saturday night, get a healthy dose of punk history at the Night Light with Frank Portman and a host of other local punk legends. Portman will be reading excerpts from his new novel, King Dork Approximately, as well as performing new and classic Mr. T Experience songs, some of which we can assume is King Dork Revisited's theme song). First of all, I don't know of anyone who's written a soundtrack to their own novel, and I definitely don't know of anyone combing the two for a show Saturday night. Joining Portman will be Blag Dahlia of The Dwarves, [...]

Review & Photos: Three Days of 1-2-3-4 Go Records' Go! Go! @ The New Parish, 5/16-5/18/13

Emily's Army began submitting recordings to 1-2-3-4 Go! about four years ago, when most members were 13. I could have fathered them. It helped that the guy to my right could be their grandfather (and he was sporting a dog collar). It's a little uncomfortable how great they are. It is frightening to think what they could be doing in a few years. My only fatherly advice: notch down the Green Day, study Sandinista, and stay away from my daughters. Check them out June 8th at Oakland's Uptown with Meat Market! Get their record Lost at Seventeen as soon as [...]

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