Category Archives: On This Day!

December 30 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Jazzhaus, Freiburg, Germany 1996: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC, US w/ Cibo Matto, The Jesus Lizard and Southern Culture on The Skids 2006: Cat Power with Dirty Delta Blues Band – … Continue reading

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December 29 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Jugendzentrum, Backnang, Germany 2004: 20 Miles – Spaceland, Los Angeles, CA, US 2019: Jon Spencer & The HITmakers / Jon Spencer [DJ Set] – Bowery Ballroom, New York City, NY, US “The surprise opener for night … Continue reading

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December 28 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany 1999: 20 Miles – 12 Galaxies, San Francisco, CA, US w/ The Bellyachers and Lightnin’ Malcolm Poster Artwork: Brian Mello 2004: 20 Miles – Galaxies, San Francisco, CA, US

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December 27 – On This Day!

1985: Pussy Galore – Westminster Basement, Washington, DC, US *Rehearsal with Neil Hagerty* 1991: Boss Hog – Forum, Enger, Germany 1993: Boss Hog – CBGB, New York City, New York, US w/ Clutch, Railroad Jerk, Unsane and Cop Shoot Cop … Continue reading

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December 26 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Römer, Frankfurt, Germany

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December 25 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Negativ, Frankfurt, Germany Image: Artwork by Cliff Mott (December 2005)

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December 24 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Ecstasy, Berlin, Germany Video: Matt Pinfield with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (December 1998) Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSD1QFsRUFc

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December 23 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Musiktheater BAD, Hannover, Germany 1994: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Jon Stewart Show, New York City, NY, US “You’re sitting at home right now, little half a loaf of fruitcake in the stomach wondering … Continue reading

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December 22 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – Vera, Groningen, Netherlands Poster Design: Hein de Jong 2004: Russell Simins – FasterLouder.com.au: Russell Simins Talks Touring, Tinkering & Tex (PRESS, AUSTRALIA) 2010: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Under The Radar: Interview (PRESS, NEW ZEALAND)

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December 21 – On This Day!

1985: Pussy Galore – University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US *First Pussy Galore gig* 2009: V/A feat. Coldcut / Men Without Pants / Cat Power / Heavy Trash – Ten Years of Rock Hits: 1999 – 2009 – released … Continue reading

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December 20 – On This Day!

2008: Boss Hog – The Cherry Blossom Clinic, WFMU, Jersey City, NJ, US “man, boss hog is KILLING it. this is all I want for xmas!!” – Jason Photo: Boss Hog – Monty, Antwerpen, Belgium (15 March 1996) by Gie … Continue reading

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December 19 – On This Day!

1998: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Roseland Ballroom, New York City, NY, US w/ Alex Chilton “JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION AND ALEX CHILTON, Roseland, 239 West 52d Street, Manhattan, (212) 247-0200. Fans of New York’s favorite blues-belting skinny white … Continue reading

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December 18 – On This Day!

1995: Boss Hog – CBGB, New York City, NY, US 1998: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA, US 2009: Mike Edison Space Liberation Army – Lakeside, New York City, NY, US w/ The Lost Crusaders The Space … Continue reading

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December 17 – On This Day!

1995: Boss Hog – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC, US 1998: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Metropol, Pittsburgh, US Poster Artwork: Rob “Trucker” Schwager, silk-screened poster measures 12″ x 23″ 2004: Blues Explosion – Hiroshima, Japan w/ The Kills 2005: … Continue reading

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December 16 – On This Day!

1989: Gibson Bros. (w/ Jon Spencer and Cristna Martinez) – Khyber Pass, Philadelphia, US Set List: Jim Hayes 1995: Boss Hog – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC, US w/ The Oblivians 1998: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bogart’s, Cincinnati, OH, … Continue reading

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December 15 – On This Day!

1988: Pussy Galore – Lantaren, Rotterdam, Netherlands 1989: Gibson Bros. (w/ Jon Spencer and Cristina Martinez) – DC Space, Washington, DC, US w/ Tad Packett and the Lonely Pilgrim Band 1995: Boss Hog – Masquerade, Atlanta, GA, US 1998: The … Continue reading

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December 14 – On This Day!

1995: Boss Hog – 40 Watt Club, Athens, GA, US w/ Oblivians Advert from Flagpole Magazine Image: Amy Susanne (via https://www.instagram.com/amisusanne/) 1996: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Roxy, Atlanta, GA, US w/ Atari Teenage Riot 2002: The Jon … Continue reading

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December 10 – On This Day!

1987: Pussy Galore – Revival, Philadelphia, PA, US w/ Serial Killers and 13 Engines 1988: Pussy Galore – Blackwing Studios, London, UK – Recording SM 57 / Kicked Out / Dick Johnson and more Dial ‘M’ songs 1994: The Jon … Continue reading

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December 9 – On This Day!

1988: Pussy Galore – Greyhound, Fulham, London, UK w/ Das Damen and Angst “…they straddle the stage in purposeful formation and launch a punk/No Wave/glam meltdown.” – Paul Oldfield / Melody Maker Live Photo: Kerry Cooper Ticket Image: Michael Chaiken … Continue reading

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December 8 – On This Day!

1985: Peach of Immortality (with Julie Cafritz and Jon Spencer of Pussy Galore) – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC, US “Spencer and Martinez met at D.C.’s hallowed 9:30 club on December 8, 1985 – the feast of the Immaculate Conception – … Continue reading

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