Trash was recently involved in a serious train accident; he is currently in the hospital and in need of medical funding. To that end, the following will offer their services in an attempt to raise money for the cause: Al Foul, Al Perry, Tom Walbank, Great American Tragedy, Fort Worth and Found Dead on the Phone. Plus, hairstylist Patti from Dapper will be cutting hair all night, with all the proceeds going to Trash.
The Texas Trash Bash goes down at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., at 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7. All proceeds will be donated to Terry Trash. Admission is a $5 donation. For more information, call 622-8848.
As if that weren't good enough news, the Boots are also currently in the midst of a tour opening for the esteemed Magnolia Electric Co. , which has already taken them through the Midwest and continues into the West Coast, with a stop here this week at Club Congress.
As for Burning Brain, it's yet another fine outing from the prolific Boots, who are currently rounded out by drummer James Grip and bassist Nathan Sabatino, who owns Loveland Studio, where the album was mixed. Brain is brimming with the ramshackle charm that Golden Boots have become known for, chock full of the warped, sun-baked psychedelic mixture of rock, folk and country that made us all love them in the first place. "Cellophane" is a catchy slice of fuzzy minimalism; "Ancient Buried City" sounds like the Beatles scoring a carnival ride; and the too-brief "West Nile Isle" sounds like Dylan doing chamber pop. Best of all, Burning Brain is appealing the first time you hear it, but after a few listens, it's downright irresistible.
Catch Golden Boots opening for Magnolia Electric Co. at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Tickets are $6 in advance, or $7 at the door. For further details, call 622-8848.
The Tucson stop on the Roots on the Rails tour begins at 8 p.m., next Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. Tickets are $24 or $29 for reserved seats on the floor, or $21 for reserved seats in the balcony. The show is open to all ages. For further information, call 740-1000.
Still, you can bet that when Snoop takes the stage at AVA this week, it'll be his fellow stoners filling the seats.
Snoop Dogg performs at AVA at Casino Del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Road, on Saturday, Sept. 8. Lanz opens at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are available at avaconcerts.com for $31- $86. Call (877) 840-0457 for more information.