The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Birthday Party at Red Lotus Rooms, Brooklyn, New York, US (8 June 2012)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion set filmed for The Birthday Party TV Show, Red Lotus Rooms, Brooklyn, NY with ESG (headline) and Beans on 8 June 2012.

“They played a semi-private, one-off gig a couple weeks ago (6/8) at Brooklyn spot Red Lotus Room with ESG and Beans. it was a taping of a pilot for a show tenatively titled The Birthday Party TV Show that’s “conceived as Bandstand meets Soul Train in a loft with underground music.” The picture at the top of this post was from that taping.” –

Live Photo: Jim Idol (

nb. Live recordings of Bag of Bones, Strange Baby, Zimgar, Boot Cut and Get Your Pants Off from this show were included as a download with the Blues Exploder! Meat and Bone package available as a pre-order from

Strange Baby video: