We have a second floor area available to customers that might not be interested in the show downstairs, or who want to read, study or talk in a quieter atmosphere. You are welcome.
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WED 7.30.2014 // EARLY SHOW
Our good friends from Milwaukee are coming to do a special early show for us. Admission is free, donations greatly appreciated
Dogs in Ecstasy
"DOGS IN ECSTASY IS EITHER A TWITTER ACCOUNT OR A BAND FROM MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN. THE BAND IS A VEHICLE FOR SONGS DRAWING ON GREAT WORKS BY THE USAISAMONSTER, WEEZER, THE BREEDERS, AND SPARKS, AND EXPLORING CHARACTERS (REAL AND IMAGINARY), OBJECTS (USEFUL AND STUPID), AND FACTS(TRUE AND FALSE). THE TWITTER IS MOSTLY ABOUT DOGS. "
(ORB) members of Terrior Bute
WED 7.30.2014 // Bebop Night
Open Jazz Jam hosted by
Matt Sivertsen - saxophone
Ronald Tegeler - guitar
Zack Johnson - piano
Spencer Zimmerman - bass
Dave Soliz - drums
THU 7.31.2014 // Julie Byrne + Adam Lempel
Patrick Stolley (The Multiple Cat)
Aiden Landman (White Zephyr)
FRI 8.01.2014 // Brilliant Beast
opening act: The Post Mortems
Brilliant Beast is a loud band from Minneapolis. Playing in their current formation since 2011, Brilliant Beast released their third album, Where Do You Want, in November 2013 on Guilt Ridden Pop. Led by sibling dual-vocalists Hannah (vocals, guitar) and Jordan Porter (vocals, guitar) and anchored by the breakneck rhythm section of Mark Kartarik (bass) and Eric Whalen (drums), Where Do You Want finds the band expanding their sonic web, picking up elements of fuzzed out power-pop, shoegaze, and punk rock to create a 7-track buzz saw of an album.
Recorded in early June of 2013 at The Old Blackberry Way by Neil Weir, Where Do You Want is Brilliant Beast’s first full studio release, following up 2011’s EP Neighbors (released on cassette by Cakes and Tapes in 2012).
SAT 8.02.2014 // Richard Album and 'the Singles'
The Toby Brown Band
RICHARD ALBUM, backed by the formidable SINGLES, is the ringleader of a roadside power-pop revival, exorcising Chicago's stages of their psyched-out demons. RICHARD and THE SINGLES have spent the last three years twisting, shouting, and winning the hearts of toe-tapping young people all over the map, leaving a trail of sweat and glitter in their wake.
WED 8.06.2014 // Stereocircus
opening act: Cody Tracy
THU 8.07.2014 // Bob Bucko Jr. + RYAN WERNER
solo guitar experimentation by Bob Bucko Jr
short fiction reading by Ryan Werner
KAB (former members of The Bandits)
SAT 8.09.2014 // Horror Film Night
films start at 7PM
The Films of Clive Barker
SUN 8.10.2014 // Film Screening - American Astronaut
A 2001 space-western/musical, directed by and starring Cory McAbee (Billy Nayer Show band).
SAT 8.16.2014 // JACK Lion + IDpyramid + 1-2-1-2
1-2-1-2 (seattle / another time and place):
Id Pyramid (davenport):
Jack Lion (iowa city):
FRI 8.22.2014 // You, Me & Apollo + The Lonely Hearts
$10 (pre sale tix available here)
SAT 8.23.2014 // 1152 + Battle Red
FRI & SAT 8.29-8.30.2014 // PARKYPALOOZA
$10 PRE-SALE FOR BOTH DAYS (available here)
$10 PER DAY AT DOOR
BANDS WILL PLAY ON 3 STAGES - INSIDE, OUTSIDE, AND UPSTAIRS
SCHEDULE TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE
WEEKEND NACHOS ( RELAPSE RECORDS)www.weekendnachos.bandcamp.com
WARTORN (SOUTHERN LORD RECORDS)
SICK/TIRED (A389 RECORDINGS)
KING OF CLUBZ
METH AND GOATS (LAST SHOW)
BATH HOUSE BOYS (STL HARDCORE)
HATE (CHI HARDCORE)
FEEDER/GAINER (NEBRASKA METAL)
RELENTLESS APPROACH (PROFANE EXISTENCE RECORDS)
BLACK PANTIES (STL PUNK)
SKI MA$K (COMO HARDCORE)
PURGATORY (NEBRASKA HARDCORE)
MALEFICARUM (IOWA HARDCORE)
AS YOU WERE
THE EASY MARK
TUE 9.02.2014 // Driftwood Soldier
SUN 9.07.2014 // Ruby the Rabbitfoot + Christian Lee Hutson
TUE 9.16.2014 // DENA DENA DENA + THE GO ROUNDS
Dena Dena Dena is the solo acoustic project of independent South Bend, IN musician, Dena Woods. Her music tells soulful stories of confusion, broken hearts, misadventures, all with the hope that transformation can be born out of adverse circumstances.
Kalamazoo's Favorite Suns.
High - Energy Twang-Rock and Jelly - Roll
WED 9.17.2014 // Rooms
Since 2012, Rooms has forged a distinctive voice as an
improvising ensemble. Comprised of Dan Pierson on keyboards, Charlie Kirchen on bass, and Matt Carroll on drums, the group plays compositions that provide different improvisational scenarios through variation in structure, mood, and feel. Rather than taking cues from a particular stylistic standard, Rooms’ music is shaped by the energy of the moment, which allows each composition to take on new dimensions from performance to performance.
THU 9.18.2014 // Lowland Hum
opening act: Nate Gordon
Lowland Hum is the multisensory artistic collaboration of Daniel and Lauren Goans. What began as North Carolina folk music has evolved into so much more. Though folk music is their primary medium, they have seamlessly added visual art, print and even smells to create an entirely new live music experience.
Lowland Hum is Daniel Levi and Lauren (Plank) Goans. Hailing from Greensboro, North Carolina, the duo met in 2010. They married in 2012 and spent their first year of marriage touring the East Coast. During this time they began writing the songs that would become their first album, Native Air.
Since releasing Native Air in August 2013, Lowland Hum has performed for 70 audiences in 13 states. Combining Daniel’s musicianship and Lauren’s inclinations in visual art, Lowland Hum’s shows are a multi-sensory experience, engaging sight, sound, smell, and touch–inviting listeners to be fully present and reducing the space between artist and listener. During performances, Lowland Hum readily shares the stories behind their songs and invites listeners to offer real-time reflections.
TUE 9.23.2014 // Small Houses
opening act -- Padraig Steadman
TUE 9.30.2014 // Dear Rabbit
Hailing from Colorado Springs, Rence (aka Dear Rabbit) tours these beautiful states changing lives with his songs. This will be his 7th(!) time playing at Rozz-Tox since we opened in 2011. That's dedication. Come out for this show, you won't be disappointed. If you need reassurance click the link below and listen to a few tracks from his new album, In The Desert Without The Book.
WED 10.01.2014 // Judson Claiborne + Heaven's Jail
Judson Claiborne is another name for Christopher Salveter and the music made with his comrades. Salveter began writing songs during the late nineties in his birthplace of St. Charles, Missouri. Soon after, he relocated to Chicago and started a band called Low Skies. Stuart Berman of Pitchfork, in his review of Low Skies’ final record wrote that the band resembled “the sunstroked stumble of Crazy Horse (c.f. "Cortez the Killer") and the Dirty Three's desert-dragging dirges” and “Salveter's distinctive vocal [has] a death-bed confessional tremble that doesn't so much suggest a lump in his throat as a tumor”... continue reading
Brooklyn band Heaven's Jail frontman Francesco Ferorelli grew up listening to metal and hip-hop, later discovered country, and now plays indie-rock music. Producer Matthew Houck (of Phosphorescent fame) says of Ferorelli, "[He] is my favorite kind of songwriter — sensitive but not sappy, smart but not precious." Ace Called Zero, the debut album by Heaven's Jail, is due out August 26.