Chronicling the creative process for Pop Zeus, the forthcoming Guided By Voices/Bob Pollard tribute comic- including sketches, concepts, finished art and whatever else is in my brain at the moment.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Reminder: Doug Gillard / Stewart Pack With Superdrag Tour Begins This Weekend

If you live in Chicago, here's a friendly reminder to go check out the Superdrag reunion tour this weekend! Doug Gillard will be on lead guitar with Stewart Pack's band as the opening act, perhaps playing some of Doug's songs too! Here are the dates and venues for the tour...

Oct 13th 8PM Metro - Chicago, Illinois
Oct 19th 8PM Barley’s Taproom - Knoxville, Tennessee
Oct 20th 8PM Barley’s Taproom - Knoxville
Nov 2nd 8PM The Fillmore @ Irving Plaza - New York, New York
Nov 3rd 8PM Paradise - Boston, Massachusetts
Nov 8th 10PM 9:30 Club - Washington DC

And go check out this Knoxville Daily Times article about Gillard and Pack's collaboration and the upcoming gigs.

Robert Pollard - Shadow Port Video

Robert Pollard's evil twin LPs Standard Gargoyle Decisions and Coast To Coast Carpet Of Love found their way to your local record shop this past Tuesday, Ocotober 9th! If you've been spinning them since then, you already know that Shadow Port is a standout track. And this official video perfectly complements the song. A collection of Pollard's recent collages, including the album cover, is expertly edited to the music. Enjoy the clip!..

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Robert Pollard Official Tour Dates And Band Revealed!

The day has finally come! The official announcement that fans have been clamoring for- Robert Pollard will be playing two live shows at the end of November featuring a crew of Narducy-assembled Chicago based backing musicians! These are the only 2007 shows, kids. So don't miss them! The band shall be...

Robert Pollard - frontman
Jason Narducy (of the Ascended Masters) - bass, backing vox
David Suycott (of Stabbing Westward fame) - drums
Dag Juhlin (of Poi Dog Pondering fame) - guitar, backing vox
Mitch Marlow (of Avalanche Rescue Team / The Gnomes fame) - guitar

And here are the official dates, venues and ticket info...

Friday November 30th
Chicago, IL
Tickets on sale Saturday Oct. 6th at Ticketmaster

Saturday December 1st
Newport, KY (aka Cincinnati)
Southgate House
Tickets on sale tomorrow (Friday Oct. 5th) at 10AM EST at the Southgate House website
(and tickets for the Southgate show will be just $10!)

Of course, I will be attending both shows- travel plans have already been arranged. Just gotta get up tomorrow at 7AM PST to get my Southgate ticket. So I'll see you there for two incredible nights of rock!