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‘cos if you got truly fat fat fat
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**August 14- House of Blues, Myrtle Beach, SC (O)**
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In Today’s Issue:

Femmes Tour Date Confusion
Violent Giants & They Might Be Femmes
RE: The Cleveland Show
RE: The Cleveland Show
RE: Tinley Park
Freak Magnet Banzai
Punk the Folk
America Is

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Femmes Tour Date Confusion
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I was looking on their official home page and the dates for the Newport
Folk Festival are different. You have them in Columbia, MD on Aug 16
while the home page has them in Wash DC on Aug 18. Which one is
correct?

Also, are they definetly on the bill for either, or both?

Neil

-Pat. Says: I’ve already email Neil about this, but there must be more
of you who are wondering. Pollstar, Ticketmaster, and the
Newport Folk Fest homepage all list the DC date as the 16th.
And now I see that the Official Homepage has corrected this
typo. Speaking of the Official Homepage, let me first say
that for some months I’ve had audio problems, which are now
corrected. So tell me, how long has the Blister clip been
playing when the Homepage comes up? And I can’t believe that
nobody has mentioned the VF version of My Way, which you can
hear with shockwave when you click on the Tribute!

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Violent Giants & They Might Be Femmes
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Yippee! Violent Femmes and TMBG!!!!! That’s pretty exciting in and of
itself but it gets better – IT’S FREEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!
I’m talking about that new date Pat posted Monday from Pollstar.
>**August 25- Mountain Lair Plaza, Morgantown, WV (P)**
Here’s the deal:
It’s the 4th annual FallFest @ West Virginia University.
http://www.events.wvu.edu/fallfest/index.htm
It’s to be held outside in a large, open air plaza in the heart of
campus. I talked to the Arts & Entertainment Director today and she said
they do NOT check ID’s so students and NON-students are welcome.
She said to expect anywhere from 5 to 25 thousand people!
And HEY – did I mention it’s FREEEEE!!!!!
WVU is really plugged in – check out the venue virtual tour!
http://www.wvu.edu/~instadv/tour/fall_fest.html
http://www.wvu.edu/~instadv/tour/mountainlair.html#return

I’m thinking we need a huge AM contingent at this show! Come on –
what better excuse do you need than FREE?!?!? We could have
some Violent Giants & They Might Be Femmes T-shirts printed up!!!!
:o) :o) :o) :o)

Deana

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RE: The Cleveland Show
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Hey I was in Cleveland too! I was right up front, right in front of
Gordon the entire time. It was probably the best of out of the four
Femmes shows I’ve seen. Oh and speaking of the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame, I got kicked out of there 5 hours before that concert started for
no reason whatsoever. Corporate Fascists! Hey, I thought I read
somewhere that a tranceaphone was on display in the Hall. Of course I
didn’t get a chance to go see it if there is. !%[email protected] Oh well.

Later,
Kathryn

PS I’ve taken on the habit of writing down interesting things people
have said so I’ll leave you guys with a quote I thought was really
funny.

“Republicans understand the importance of Bondage between a mother
and a child.” – Dan Quayle, ex-vice president of the USA

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RE: The Cleveland Show
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here are the songs they played in cleveland so they probably play the
same ones for us

I’m nothing
Hey nonny nonny
Confessions
Country death song
Prove my love
Jesus walking on the water
Blister in the sun
Out the window
American Music
Dahmer is dead
Freak Magnet
Old mother reagan
More money tonight
Bad
I wanna see you again
Gimme the car
Dance MFD
Black Girls
Waiting for the bus
Gone daddy gone
Kiss off
Add it up

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RE: Tinley Park
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sorry Jenny (jellogirl) i got my tickets too already for the show and
i’ve got FRONT ROW. even though i’ve never heard of most the other
bands there I’m sooo excited. have the shows started for the folkfest?
if so, are the femmes playing a very long set?

thats it –

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Freak Magnet Banzai
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I thought my fellow subscribers would like to know that “Freak Magnet”
is available as an import CD from the online record store “CD Banzai.”
The URL is:

http://www.cdbanzai.com

The price is $31.98, for those of you (including myself) who are tired
of waiting for an American release.

-Pat. Says: Whoa Nellie! That’s kind of steep.

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Punk the Folk
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Hi all femmes, I just wanted to share an odd little connection i just
made. The chorus of Rejoice has always seemed a bit familiar to me, I’d
heard it before somewhere. It’s taken me about a month of high order
analytic thought, but it’s come down to that the Rejoice chorus sounds
much like the chorus of an Operation Ivy song called “Hoboken.” Which,
by the way, is probably the most song ever crammed into 1 minute and 10
seconds. Anyone else in the world (beyond the bay area) listen to Op
Ivy? I’ve always liked the moniker of “folk punk” for the femmes, it
fits a lot of their songs. This is just another nice example.

josh

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America Is
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I’ve been searching the net for tabs to “America Is.” If anyone has
them or knows where I could find them it would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

-Rebecca

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