The Trunk Space
August 2012 All Events
1506 NW Grand Ave, Phoenix AZ 85007
All shows all ages unless noted
Most shows $6 unless otherwise noted
Doors at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted
Fri. 3rd, 6-9pm: First Friday Artists Reception featuring, THE GRID: Decade by Decade! Arizona artists capture the first 100 years of history. 10 years at a time! Featuring a live presentation by Marshall Shore, "Centennial Cavalcade" a survey of our state over its first 100 years!
Sat. 4th, 7pm: BRINGING IT TOGETHER LIKE PANGEA!
The latest Treasure Mammal release is a compilation celebrating his fav' Phoenix and Los Angeles musicians!
Playing live will be Father's Day, Mini Bosses, Space-Alien Donald, The Roar, Treasure Mammal himself, and ... A special surprise guest!
DO NOT MISS!
Sun. 5th, 7pm: Holy Page presents: Lovebrrd, James Fella, Angelo Harmsworth, Christian Filardo, Shun the Atavist! Avant Garde/Experimental/Noise Sets and One Giant Improv Collaboration. There will be free fruit!
Mon. 6th: Cloacas--a tiny mountain orchestra from NM. With AZ Favs' Desert Figs, Daryl Scherrer, & the Larva Brothers. It's the kind of music that deserves to be played over a silent film about being stranded in a dusty Western ghost town with the love of your life.
Tues. 7th: King Mary (harp tunes from Chicago), w/ Hiccups, Mumrose, Sweetbleeders. Combine harp, guitar, voice, and electronics to tell
stories. Using forms, words, rhythms, and nonsense, King Mary explores
emotions, potential, drunken mistakes, childish insight, subtle sadness, and endless experience.
*"sleeper" pick of the month*
Wed. 8th: Ska Skank Redemption from CO. Plus Rabid Whole Logic, and The One Four Fives. An upbeat and funky ska band from Denver, and two high-fivin' locals!
Thurs. 9th: New adventures in new music with Dollar Theatre (members of Jive Talkin' Robot), plus DJ Tony C. and Earth Tones. Hosted by Mike Beck! All Local, All Awesome!
Fri. 10th: Man Hands hosts Sauna (Denver CO), with JJCnV and Inky Unit! All the punk in the trunk!
Sat. 11th: Gogo Snap Radio w/ Foxchildren and Snail Quail. Sarah-Jane Moody (the Dolly Ranchers) on vox, and Jeremy Bleich (birth, Circus Luminous) Music on a wide palette of forms and instrumentation both ancient and modern, GGSR creates an eclectic sound with trashy tenderness.
Sun. 12th: BRING BACK the CYMBALS!!! Former Friends of Young Americans will perform a magic ritual with their friends Midnight Vitals in hopes of conjuring up Masa's long lost copper crashers.
$7 suggested donation--HELP THESE DUDES OUT!
Mon. 13th: Gloriously bent surf rockers Feisty Felines kickoff a new tour w/ Man-Cat. Others TBA.
Tues. 14th: back for a visit, Daniel Hart, with Hi Ho Silver Oh, plus local goodness Sundressed & Skinny Shamans! Daniel Hart has played w/ everyone, and makes some of the most thoughtful bedroom-pop around.
Wed. 15th: DUNES, a mix of lo-fi surfy slurry w/ pops and dark shoegaze aura. With Tom Blotter, Field Tripp, and more pending.
Fri. 17th: Third Friday Artist Reception. Details to follow.
Sat. 18th: Tour Kickoff [Again] PHX's Dogbreth & Flagstaff's Dragons are hitting the road together! With Diners and Empire of the Bear!
Sun. 19th: BOMB THE MUSIC INDUSTRY! (Asian Man/Quote Unquote/Really Records)
w/ Roar, Liam & the Ladies, and Robot (Re)Pair! Rock & Roll for the DIY Soul! Presented by Mark Black Glickorice.
DO NOT MISS!
Mon. 20th: HP Lovecraft's birthday celebration!
2nd Annual celebration hosted by The Cult of the Yellow Sign!
A night of incantation, dark investigation, and roasting fires....
Wed. 22nd: Story Time Improv! Featuring Apollo 12 and Unicorn Warpath! Pre-School for adults.
We lay out blankets and pillows on the floor and invite everyone to gather round.
We definitely want it to feel like kindergarten.
Thurs. 23rd: long time TS friend Andy Boyd brings back Los Vendidos for their kinda-annual reunion show!
Expect old friends, good tunes, and chuckles.
Fri. 24th: Mantooth presents Joyce Manor, right-hook swingin' punkers from Long Beach!
Sat. 25th: Michelle Blades is moving across country to Portland ME.
We'll miss her too, come say 'au revoir'.
Leaving makes Noodle sad.
Sun. 26th: Keychain, garage rock you share with best friends.
Mon, 27th: Amenta Abioto on tour from Portland, OR.
She's a multi-instrumentalist~trumpet, bottle jugs, guitar, acoustic guitar, kalimba, mason jars.
Uses melodic loops synchronized to create a musical world of soul and magic!
Plus great local support by Barren Nieces, Paul Arambula, Hiccups.
*"sleeper" pick of the month*
Fri. 31st: LIGHTNING BOLT! Presented by Stateside. With Gay Kiss and Sleep Money.
$10 adv. $12 day of.
THIS WILL SELL OUT--Come stand in our parkinglot.