Monday, April 07, 2014

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds Europe / UK tour May/June 2014

15/05/15  Italy  Torino    Blah Blah Cinema w/ DJ  Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo
16/05/14  Italy  Arezzo Toscana     Spectre Club
17/05/14  Italy   Bologna       Freakout Club
18/05/14  France   Lyon     La Sucre
19/05/14  France   TBA
20/05/14  France    Strasbourg    TBA
21/05/14  Belgium  Kortrijk   Den Trap

22/05/14  Belgium     Antwerp   Het Bos
23/05/14  Switzerland  Fribourg   Nouveau Monde
24/05/14  France  Saint Quentin   Splendid
25/05/14  UK   Birmingham   Hare and Hounds  w/Black Mekon
26/05/14  UK   Stockton On Tees  Georgian Theater w/GirlSweat
27/05/14  UK  Edinburgh     Voodoo Rooms
28/05/14  UK   Nottingham    The Chameleon    w/ Dan Sartin 
29/05/14  UK   London    Rhythm Factory  w/ MFC Chicken, Bone
1/06/14   France   Puymirol     Kessaco
2/06/14   France   Melles    Cafe du Boulevard  
3/06/14   France    Bordeaux   Festival Relache   w/ Chain and The Gang
4/06/14   France     Rennes/ Le Harve      Mondo Bizarro 
5/06/14  Netherlands    Amsterdam     Winston
6/06/14   Netherlands    Vlissingen      De Piek
7/06/14   France  Notre Dame des Baumes   West Side Festival
8/06/14   Spain         TBA
9/06/14   Spain      Barcelona     TBA
10/06/14  Spain    Valencia        TBA
11/06/14  Spain     Madrid       TBA
12/06/14  Spain    Orense        TBA
13/06/14  Spain     Leon          TBA

14/06/14  Spain     Andoain      Andoain Festival

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Thank You!

So many thanks goes out to ALL the bands & DJ's & friends & fans who attended my 55th Birthday Bash at SXSW at The Longbranch Inn ! It was a heartwarming mind bending wig twisting ear ringing gaping grin gala I will not soon forget! Also thanks to Ron Miller for allowing me to find my fave new-ish bands for this party. Baby Alcatraz, J.C.Satàn , Zig Zags, Please The Trees, Black Mekon , The Coathangers, Endless Bummer, Habibi, The Monkey Birds (!!), Cole Alexander, Pampers, Knife In The Water, Daddy Long Legs, Vockah Redu and The Cru , Jonathan Toubin, and Kevin from The Longbranch all brought Great vibes and Greater taste in rock and roll. I expect an invitation to all your 55th Birthday parties as you will undoubtably be rocking long and hard past that age! Mille graze ! Love is the drug, Kid

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Kid Congo Powers 55th Birthday Bash Concert March 15 at The Longbranch Inn in Austin TX !

Kid Congo Powers , known for his guitar slinging talents in The Cramps, The Gun Club , Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, and more recently, Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds will be celebrating 55 years on gods green earth and 30 something years in the music game on March 15 at Austin's Longbranch Inn with a real gone Birthday Bash! The party will be all day and all of the night with an eccentric and enigmatic lineup of international, and internationally acclaimed, bands, artists and DJ's that were hand picked by the Kid himself! From 11:45PM till 2AM will be a rocking' crazy leg Dance Party with yer favorite DJ's! So come and celebrate with Kid Congo Powers and his pals this spring break! Hey I saw "Spring Breakers" ! It's gonna get wild and wooly and it's all for free! I heard there's some music festival going on too, but Saturday March 15, the legendary Kid Congo Power's Birthday Bash is the place to be! Dig this lineup:

12noon JC Satan (France)

1pm Zig Zags. (LA/ In The Red Records)

2pm Please The Trees (Czech Republic )

3pm Black Mekon (U.K.) 

4pm The Coathangers (Atlanta)

5pm Endless Bummer. ( LA/ In The Red Records) 

6pm Habibi (NYC / Burger Records)

6:45pm Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds (in The Red Records) 

8pm The Pampers ( NYC /In The Red Records) 

9pm Knife in The Water ( Austin)

10pm Daddy Long Legs ( NYC / Norton Records)


11:45-2am DANCE PARTY Soul and Rock and Roll record Dance Party DJ's Jonathan Toubin ( NYC/Soul Clap), Cole Alexander (Black Lips), Baby Alcatraz ( DC Smashing Time)

This is your life!
The Longbranch Inn is at 1133 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702   Facebook invitation

All Other shows for Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds during SXSW posted HERE

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds US/West Coast Dates Feb 2014

Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds European tour has ended, next stop US /WEST COAST DATES 2014: photo by Matias Corral
 2/3/2014 - Denver, CO - Hi Dive Club
 2/4/2014 - Salt Lake City, UT - Bar Deluxe
 2/5/2014 - Boise, ID - Neurolux
 2/6/2014 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge w/ Cheap Time 
 2/7/2014 - Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern w/ Cheap Time
 2/8/2014 - Spokane, WA - The Bartlett w/ Cheap Time
 2/10/2014 - Chico, CA - Duffy's Tavern
 2/11/2014 - San Francisco, CA – Slims w/Wax Idols, Dancer
 2/12/2014 - Fullerton, CA - The Slidebar
 2/13/2014 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
 2/14/2014 - Tempe, AZ - Yucca Tap Room
 2/15/2014 - Tucson, AZ - Plush
 2/16/2014  Albuquerque , NM  The Gold House

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds 2013 Europe/UK tour dates announced!Berlin Dec 9 just added!

photo by Marina Fornace
11/20/13 Brussels     Madame Mustache
11/22/13 Utrecht       DB's
11/23/13 Rotterdam  Rotown
11/24/13 Haarlem     Patronaat Cafe
11/25/13  Manchester BBC radio 6 session with Marc Riley
11/26/13  Glasgow     Nice 'N Sleazy
11/27/13  Newcastle   Cluny
11/28/13  London     The Pipeline
11/29/13  Paris         La Maroquinerie
11/30/13   Angouleme   La Nef
12/1/13    Lorient         Le Gallion
12/3/13    Toulouse     Saint Des Seins
12/4/13    Nice           Le Volume
12/5/13    Gigors       Gigors Electric
12/6/13    Rodez         MJC Onet le Chateau
12/7/13    Tulle           Des Lendemains Qui Chantent
12/9/13.     Berlin.       The Monarch
12/10/13   Warsaw       Powiekszenie 
12/11/13   Prague       Le Chapeau Rouge
12/13/13   Zargreb      Mochvara  
12/14/13   Belgrad      Gun Club (!) 
TBA= To be announced 
more dates to be added. keep an eye peeled here for information

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds US Tour dates 2013 . photo by Illsa Lambert

10/6/2013     Norman OK The Opolis  w/ John Spencer Blues Explosion

10/7/2013     Kansas City MO Record Bar w/ John Spencer Blues Explosion

10/8/2013     St Louis MO Old Rock House w/ John Spencer Blues Explosion

10/9/2013     Columbia MO Blue Note w/ John Spencer Blues Explosion

10/10/2013 Dallas TX Double Wide

10/11/2013 Austin TX Red  7  Inside

10/12/2013 Houston TX Rudyard’s

10/13/2013 New Orleans LA Siberia

10/14/2013 Off

10/15/2013 Birmingham AL  Bottle Tree

10/16/2013 Tallahassee FL Club Downunder 

10/17/2013 Atlanta GA Star Community Bar

10/18/2013 Raleigh NC  Kings Barcade

10/19/2013 Washington DC Black Cat Backstage

10/20/2013 Brooklyn NY Secret Project Robot

10/21/2013 New York NY Mercury Lounge

10/22/2013 Somerville MA Johnny D's

10/23/2013 Montreal Qc Il Motore

10/24/2013 Toronto ON Horseshoe Tavern

10/25/2013 Detroit MI Majestic Garden Bowl Cafe

10/26/2013 Chicago IL    Double Door

10/27/2013 Lawrence KS Replay Lounge