AUSTIN TX – Dylan M. Blackthorn is the innovative songwriter, composer, and song collector behind THAT Damned Band. Known for his eccentric poetry and distinctive self-taught squeezebox technique, Dylan M. Blackthorn sounds like the bastard child of Tom Waits & Danny Elfman. He brings his compositions and song collection to Hard Luck Lounge September 17th for the “Jukebox Sessions”, which feature solo singer-songwriters in an intimate acoustic setting. 10pm-Midnight, 21+, Free admission with purchase.
THAT Damned Band and Luna Tart bring you an evening of Dark carnival Cabaret music for the Halloween season… Bring donations for the band, and enjoy an evening of maudlin strange and exihil-i-a-rating musical tales! Hard Luck Lounge is located on e. 7th just west of Springdale in Austin, TX. 21+, sliding scale admission.
AUSTIN TX – Dylan M. Blackthorn is the innovative songwriter, composer, and song collector behind THAT Damned Band. Known for his eccentric poetry and distinctive self-taught squeezebox technique, Dylan M. Blackthorn sounds like the bastard child of Tom Waits & Danny Elfman. He brings his compositions and song collection to Hard Luck Lounge July 16th for the “Jukebox Sessions”, which feature solo singer-songwriters in an intimate acoustic setting. 10pm-Midnight, 21+, Free admission with purchase.
The Harvest Moon Double Header features Music by THAT Damned Band, also Gary Lindsey & the Pleasure Tide! Witch Market will be brought by the Austin Witches Circle, & select Oddities from the 999 EYES Museum ov Mutantstrosities will be displayed. Bring donations for the band.
Hard Luck Beer Garden is located at 3526 E 7th St. Austin, TX 78702, and in the beer lounge will be open to the full moon!
AUSTIN, TX – THAT Damned Band joins the Dread Crew of Oddwood for a night of Pirate-themed acoustic Metal at Dirty Dog Bar in Austin Texas. Saturday September 24th. Doors at 7pm, the music starts at 8pm. Mention THAT Damned Band at the door, & a portion of your ticket price will go to us!
THAT Damned Band will be playing a special collaboration concert with singer/songwriter Bruce Salmon at Patika Coffee and Wine Bar. This will be a ONE NIGHT ONLY, intimate show with THAT Damned Band, featuring our far-flung traveling comrade Bruce Salmon on resonator guitar. Please join us and come hear the sounds from outside of time and space on this special night. Admission is free with purchase, and gratuities will be graciously accepted. All ages are welcome.
Join us for the triumphant (and creepy) RETURN of THAT Damned Band to RADIO coffee and Beer on Friday the 13th of May, 2016. RADIO is located on Manchaca just North of Ben White. The show runs 9-11pm, and admission is FREE. See the Facebook event by clicking <here>.
Looking for something truly unique for your festival event? Dinner party? Dog’s Birthday? THAT Damned Band, the band that’s too weird for Austin, is available for events public and private! Top rate, world class musicians playing the best original material can be yours, for amiance or concertized performance. Reasonable rates vary according to your budget and our travel expenses, songwriting and lyricism available as well. Personal melodies written as homage to your friend, lover, pet from as low as $199.00! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your inquiries.
FRIDAY the 13th THAT Damned Band Strikes again! Behold Imp of the Perverse, Spidrs, Snakes, and Lost Spirits all. Goblinfolk music for your Necromantic Soul. Steampunk ballads available on request. The show runs 9pm to 11pm, is open to all ages, and admission is free. Costumes and stories about Gobelins and Trolls welcome…
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Freaks and time travel meet the new surrealist movement October 9th in Austin, Texas. The Black Scorpion has just signed a deal with Dylan Blackthorn of THAT Damned Band to manipulate time and space in accordance with bellows squeezed pseudo-ivory tinkling claws as part of a very strange evening at Badlands in Austin Texas. Black & Blackthorn will be performing their new surrealist musical comedy of errors after midnight, admission is all the money you have in your pocket into the tip hat.
Arising like devils of dust, the assembled miscellany of musicians with broken strings, busted reeds, and hoarse whiskey-soaked voices will be having an apocalyptic dark carnival sing-a-long Friday September 4th at Center Camp Cafe in Black Rock City, Nevada. Featuring members of Thee Hobo Gobbelins, the Bad Things, Bobby Joe Ebola & the Children MacNuggits, Sour Mash Hug Band, Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour, & Weiner Dog Roadblock. The show runs 7pm-8pm, and admission is $390 sliding scale and/or your soul. Center Camp cafe is located at the intersection of Rod’s Road and 6:00 Promenade, in the middle of the Center Camp Keyhole.
Behold the Triumphant return of the band that is too weird for Austin – THAT Damned Band! Behold Imp of the Perverse, Spidrs, Snakes, and Lost Spirits all. Goblinfolk music for your Necromantic Soul. Steampunk ballads available on request. The show runs 9pm to 11pm, is open to all ages, and admission is free.
Attention Ghouls, Gobbelins, Beast fantastical & strange*, also well come New Age Travelers, Time Lords, & Masked weirdos: You are invited all! Friday July 10th is Dylan M. Blackthorn’s “pretty much my birthday” party. THAT Damned Band’s last Austin show of the Summer! Please attend, bring your dream creatures! (dogs & qiant spiders allowed outside) *Shape-shifting Lizardmen, please come without your “skins”, we shall prepare a special ballad for you. Coming up July 10th, 2015 set times are as follows: 8-9pm, Junkyard Mongrels, 9-11pm THAT Damned Band. Keep Austin weird, one day at a time.
THAT Damned Band plays Radio Coffee & Beer in South Austin – Only the finest in Phantasmagoric Storytelling songwriting from the Futurepast! Enjoy timeshlock folkrock, two sets of AccordionTuba-fueled intelli-psyche faux-polka rock-n-rolla! THAT Damned Band – building tomorrow’s future yesterday afternoon. Brought to you by 999 EYES in association with a TIME grant courtesy of the Tzar of New France ca. 3030.
THAT Damned Band headlines Beltaine (Fri. May 1st) Rope-A-Dope Music Fest 10-11pm!
Friday May 1st-2nd is the 2nd annual Rope-A-Dope Art and Music Fest at The Music Ranch. As always, and always will be BYOB and dog friendly. You don’t have to camp, but camp sites are available and is encouraged. There will be local roots festival of folk, bluegrass, funk, and psychedelic, as well as many local artists, vendors, and poetry slam. $15 a day to get in and free to camp once you are in. For vending or booking information please call RopeAdope Mike Beberwyk or message me at Rope A Dope Jewelry. See y’all there! Order tickets via Eventbrite:
PICKIN’ AND STOMPIN’ STAGE bands:
Friday-Mark Turner Freestyle 2pm-3 Convict Hill 6:30-8 Dixie Underground 8:30-9:30 THAT Damned Band 10-11
FUNK IT AND JAM STAGE:
Friday- Sally on the Side 3:30-4:30 Knight Owls 5-6 4orms 11:15-12:15 The Hustle 12:30-2:30
PICKIN’ & STOMPIN’ stage: Saturday- Mark Turner Freestyle 12 noon-1 36″ Wheels 3:30-4:40 Junkyard Mongrels 5-6 Dixie Underground 8:30-9:30 Appalachian Dinosaur Exhibit 10:45-12am
FUNK IT & JAM stage: Saturday- The Hustle 1:30-3 Sally on the Side 7-8 Knight Owls 9:45-10:30 Sciborg and the Robopimps 12:30am-1:30 Starved Rock 1:45-2:30
Drunkin’ kareoke and pickin’ each night after music sets. Spoken word and comedy by Olas Ross and Chad Ward as well as open mic slam between each set.
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Saturday’s Houston Show will be with Tom Crail & Ethan “Austin” Smith as THAT Damned Band as well as local Burlesque Sideshow gal Kiki Maroon. The show will be at Outlaw Dave’s Icehouse 6502 Washington Ave – Houston, Texas! THAT Damned Band plays at 10pm & midnight!