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May 14 – On This Day!

2000: Boss Hog – Beehive Theater, Pittsburgh, PA, US w/ Delta 72 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Kool Haus, Toronto, ON, Canada 2010: Heavy Trash – Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden w/ Dundertåget and Thee Attacks Live Photo: Jonas Lundberg … Continue reading

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May 13 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Patriot Centre, Fairfax, VA, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 2005: Blues Explosion – Babylon, Istanbul, Turkey Live Photo: Yusuf Sevincli (http://www.yusufsevincli.com) 2006: Heavy Trash – Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH, US … Continue reading

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May 12 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Worcester Centrum, Worcester, MA, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots Poster Image: http://www.beastiemania.com/ 2000: Boss Hog – Le Cabaret, Montreal, Canada w/ Delta 72 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Beachland … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer & The HITmakers: 2021 Shows!

October 8: The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern, Cleveland, OH October 9: Club Cafe, Pittsburgh, PA October 10: Ace of Cups, Columbus, OH October 11: The Southgate House Revival, Newport, KY October 12: The Zanzabar, Louisville, KY October 13: The High … Continue reading

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May 11 – On This Day!

1986: Pussy Galore – Hung Jury Pub, Washington, DC, US w/ Government Issue, Scythian and Revelation Poster Image (handprint): Thanks to James Riley. 1992: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – First Avenue & 7th St Entry, Minneapolis, MN, US w/ … Continue reading

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May 10 – On This Day!

1993: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Extra Width [Test Pressing] – date of production 1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA, US 1996: Boss Hog – The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA, US w/ Supernova Poster … Continue reading

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May 9 – On This Day!

1991: Boss Hog – [unknown venue] 1996: Boss Hog – The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, US w/ Supernova Poster Artwork: John Howard 1999: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Roseland Ballroom, New York City, NY, US 2002: … Continue reading

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May 8 – On This Day!

1990: Pussy Galore – Historia De La Musica Rock – released in the US Fotografias de Michael Lavine 1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Omni, Toledo, OH, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 1997: R.L. Burnside – … Continue reading

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May 7 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – U.N.O. Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots Ticket Image: http://www.beastiemania.com/ 1997: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Controversial Negro – released in the US 2002: The Jon … Continue reading

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May 6 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Summit, Houston, Texas, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots Poster Artwork: Uncle Charlie 1996: Boss Hog – Moe, Seattle, WA, US w/ Supernova and Bottle of Smoke Poster Artwork (red/yellow): Justin … Continue reading

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May 5 – On This Day!

2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Mississippi Nights, St Louis, MO, US 2005: Blues Explosion – Bevrijdingspop, Haarlem, Netherlands 2011: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Studio @ Warehouse Live, Houston, TX, US Live Photo: Jerry Milton Poster … Continue reading

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May 4 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Fairplex Coliseum, Dallas, TX, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Bottleneck, Lawrence, KS, US 2005: Blues Explosion – Zeche Carl, Essen, Germany 2007: Cat Power … Continue reading

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May 3 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 2000: Boss Hog – [unknown venue], Bruxelles, Belguim 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Will Rogers Theater, klahoma City, OK, … Continue reading

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May 2 – On This Day!

2000: Ween ‎– White Pepper – released in the US Features Russell Simins on the song Stroker Ace. 2002: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Gypsy Tea Rooms, Deep Ellum, TX, US w/ Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Sons of Sound, … Continue reading

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Disturbios: Forthcoming Release

Disturbios – forthcoming album by Matt and Rocío Verta-Ray, released by Midnight Cruiser Records on May 21, 2021. Recorded at N.Y. HED Studio and features Jon Spencer (baritone guitar on Jesus I Was Evil), Bloodshot Bill (Big Boss Man), Sam … Continue reading

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May 1 – On This Day!

1989: Boss Hog – Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, US 1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, Colorado, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 1996: Cibo Matto (w/ Russell Simins & Sean Lennon) – Lee’s Palace, … Continue reading

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April 30 – On This Day!

1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Salt Air, Salt Lake City, UT, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 1996: Boss Hog – Club Quattro, Shibuya, Japan Some tracks released on the bootleg Beat Girl! CD. 2002: The Jon … Continue reading

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April 29 – On This Day!

1996: Boss Hog – Club Quattro, Shibuya, Japan Released as the bootleg Beat Girl! CD. 1996: Cibo Matto (w/ Russell Simins & Sean Lennon) – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC, US 2000: Boss Hog – Rolling Stone, Milan, Italy w/ Brassy … Continue reading

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April 28 – On This Day!

1990: Boss Hog – Apocalypse Club, Toronto, ON, Canada w/ Unsane and Thee Hypnotics Live Photos: Rick McGinnis (https://www.instagram.com/rickmcginnis/) 1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – County Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA, US w/ Beastie Boys and The Roots 1997: The … Continue reading

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April 27 – On This Day!

1992: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – released in the UK Band Photo: Michael Lavine 1995: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Troubadour, Hollywood, CA, US w/ R. L. Burnside 1997: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – The Forum, … Continue reading

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