The term legendary gets tossed around a lot. To those a bit more discerning with language, it carries weight. In the rock world, it generally refers to groundbreaking or highly influential. Despite always being simply a side project for some of rock’s royalty, The Flesh Eaters certainly deserve the title. Their appearance at The Turf Club is SOLD OUT. Doors at 7:30pm.
What happens if you throw iconic Americana songwriter Dave Alvin, John Doe and DJ Bonebrake from X, The Blasters’ Bill Bateman, punk poet Chris D and Los Lobo’s Steve Berlin in a studio during the post punk period of the early 80’s? You get one of the greatest, short lived super groups of all time.
The LA Weekly described the band as “a Hollywood institution, one who never sounded like anything but themselves and never did anything that was even slightly predictable.”
After 35 years the original line up is back together and is touring a brand new album I Used To Be Pretty.
Local favorites Porcupine, fresh off a tear it up performance at Big Turn Music Festival in Red Wing last weekend, opens before heading out on the road with The Flesh Eaters.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is going to be a special one. Keep your eyes open for tickets and if a friend calls and offers a ticket, grab it with both hands.