Boomslang Sampling

Boomslang Sampling

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WRFL is 21 this year and to celebrate, presents Boomslang Fest, Thursday, October 8 thru Sunday, October 11. Word from Mick Jeffries is that at least one band has ordered a cement mixer, so curiosity and attendance seems well justified.

All schedules subject to change. Go to for regular updates.

Thursday, October 8
6:30pm Carnegie Center -Boomslang All-Star Literary Event. Readers include Ed McClanahan, Jan Isenhour, etc.

10pm J. Allen Studio. Self Told Lies and the Cosmic Truth Performance piece at J. Allen Studio. South. Upper St. below Bleed Blue Tattoo.

Friday, October 9
Buster’s Boomslang Shows (the primary presenting venue). 899 Manchester St. Doors/WRFL DJs at 7pm. Live music starts at 8pm.

Buster’s Backroom Stage
7pm – 7:30pm Casino vs Japan

7:45pm – 8:30pm Atlas Sound
8:50pm – 9:30 Parlour
9:50pm – 10:45pm Mission of Burma
11pm – 12:30am Faust

Buster’s other stages. An outdoor stage and additional indoor performance area will feature the following acts before, after & inbetween the bands on the primary stage.

Excalibrah from Atlanta. Ga’an — driving, gothic prog meets satanic Krautrock from Chicago. Peaking Lights. Tiny Fights — kraut psychelectronica from Lexington

Midnight at The Void Skateshop, The Butchers.

Saturday, October 10
6 pm — KET Nerdcore Rising — A documentary about Nerdcore Hip Hop — a new wave of hip hop where computer-obsessed geeks bust rhymes about the hard-knock life of nerdom.

Buster’s Saturday Shows start with WRFL DJs at 5pm. Live music starts at 6pm.

Primary Stage (Buster’s Backroom)
6pm Papa M
7:15pm Bardo Pond

9:30pm Disappears
10:30pm The Black Angels

Midnight Al’s Bar Invaders, These United States

Sunday, October 11
Noon Cookout at the Void Skateshop

Experimental Showcase at Buster’s Parking Lot
2pm Bill Nace

2:45pm Teeth Mountain
3:45pm Hair Police
Buster’s opens up with WRFL DJs at
6:30pm. Live music starts at 7:30.
Buster’s Backroom Stage
7:30pm PezHead
8:30pm Strangers Family Band
9:30pm Os Mutantes

Midnight: Al’s Bar Tight Leather Bedtime Kurt Vile and the Violators