Halloween Freakfest on Sunday

Posted on: October 23rd, 2009 at 6:19 am by

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Check out the free Tompkins Square Halloween Freakfast and variety show on Sunday.  Per the press release:

A free Halloween themed show in New York City’s Tompkins Square Park, featuring great music, creative costumes, a costume contest, a clothing swap, political speakers, helpful information and lots of surprises!!

Halloween Freakfest is part of a series of shows that celebrate the vitality of the counter cultural scene that has survived on the Lower East Side, despite the rampant gentrification, soaring rents and lost venues that have contributed to the cultural genocide sweeping New York City.

Co-Emceed by OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL PMS (GLOB – Gorgeous Ladies of Boodwrestling) and DIANE O’ DEBRA (subversive-comedic rap songs)

LONE VEIN: (Day of The Dead-inspired rock gloom-tunes www.lonevein.com)

SKUM CITY (amazing punk from our own gritty city www.myspace.com/skumcity)

CATHY CATHODIC (one woman avant-rap artist from Boston www.myspace.com/cathycathodic)

GHOULS NIGHT OUT: (all female MISFITS cover band featuring members of Kissy Kamikaze www.myspace.com/ghoulsnightoutnyc)

THE CHI-CIONES (craftastic Halloween-themed burlesque dancers/muses)

RACHEL CLEARY (political speaker)

ENDANGERED FECES (demented comedic punk from Queens – sounds like every toilet in Queens flushing simultaneously www.myspace.com/endandered feces)

RACHEL TRACHTENBURG AND SUPERCUTE (Teen Girl ukulele pop-rock band doing a set of political songs plus a few Halloween specialties www.myspace.com/supercute)

DETHRACE (a theatrical art rock experience…10 ft. tall fiberglass super-robots, playing 666 volts  of metal! www.dethrace.net )

JUGGERNUT (Manly Freak Electro-Punk featuring 2 hot back up dancers in nutsack suits www.myspace.com/juggernutnyc)

GLOB – GORGEOUS LADIES OF BLOODWRESTLING (www.myspace.com/g_l_o_b) Live lady warriors, with ridiculous vendettas, wrestling in face blood to punk rock! w/special guests the Gorgeous LADS of Bloodwrestling!


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