Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds Australian Tour Jan 2015!

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds are all kinds of happy about touring Australia for the very first time! That will be in January 2015.Looking forward to seeing friends old and new!  Date Are:
FRI. 23RD JAN: Testing Grounds, SUMMERSALT FESTIVAL, Melbourne

SAT. 24TH JAN: The Aurora, SYDNEY FESTIVAL, Sydney
SUN. 25TH JAN: Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
FRI. 30TH JAN.: Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
SAT. 31ST JAN.:  Brisbane Hotel, Hobart

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Now Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds US tour dates for September!

Now Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds US tour dates for September! Midwest to East Coast, Canada and back!
 9/10/2014 St Louis MO Off Broadway Night Club
9/11/2014 Chicago IL Red Line Tap
9/12/2014 Indianapolis IN The Hi-Fi w/The Cheater Slicks
9/13 Reading at USED KIDS records 6pm 
9/13/2014 Columbus OH Ace OF Cups w/ The Cheater Slicks
9/14/2014 Cleveland OH Now That's Class
9/15/2014 Hamilton ON Casbah
9/16/2014 Toronto ON Silver Dollar
9/17/2014 Montreal QC Divan Orange- Pop Montreal Festival
9/18/2014 Kingston NY BSP Kingston
9/19/2014 Brooklyn NY Glasslands Gallery
9/20/2014 Washington DC Comet Ping Pong
9/21/2014 Off
9/22/2014 Richmond VA Strange Matter
9/23/2014 Wilmington NC  Theater Now w/ Dexter Romweber Duo
9/24/2014 Durham NC The Pinhook
9/25/2014 Asheville NC Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall
9/26/2014 Knoxville TN Pilot Light
9/27/2014 Cincinnati OH MOTR Pub- MidPointe Music Fest

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds have cassette for sale ONLY on tour! Called "Greasy Greasy"  It is 32 minutes of cover versions, singles (many out of print) and remixes by The Illuminoids w/ Haunted Georhe, Beaut, and Khan of Finland.  Artwork by Ryan Hill
Side One:
Cracked Actor
Trouble With My Lover
Jump Into The Fire
LSDC (The Illuminoids & Haunted George Mix)

Side Two:
Conjure Man
Lose Your Mind
Floor Length Hair
LSDC (Beaut Mix)
LSDC (Khan Of Finland Mix)

Monday, April 07, 2014

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds Europe / UK tour May/June 2014 . note Nottingham venue change

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    Spanky Van Dykes    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     
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     Apolo 2
10/06/14  Spain    Valencia        Wha Wha
11/06/14  Spain     Madrid        Charada

12/06/14  Portugal    Lisbon       Wonderland Club
13/06/14  Spain     Leon          Valentino
14/06/14  Spain     Andoain      Andoaingo Rock Jaialdia 

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