Tag Archives: Gogol Bordello

Live Video: Gogol Bordello

Long standing but ever moving Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello are almost constantly on the road. Like wandering Gypsies of yore, the band travels from city to city, festival to festival, throughout the world, on a mission to provoke audiences to dance -- and open their minds -- through infectious and often chaotic live shows. BetweenRead more...

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Live Review: Gogol Bordello w/ A Tribe Called Red @ Neptune Theatre 8/8/2013

photos and review by Victoria Holt You might think that Gogol Bordello had their heyday circa 2005, and by now they must be washed up punks with worn out spirits. After all, how many times can they play “Start Wearing Purple,” and have it remain fresh and incendiary? However, after last Thursday at the NeptuneRead more...

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Occupy Music

Recent news of Miley Cyrus dedicating her song “Liberty Walk” to “to the thousands of people who are standing up for what they believe in,” those who are taking part in the Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement in general, has drawn mixed response from music fans, protestors and pretty much everyone else. ThatRead more...

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Live Review: City Arts Festival... Belle & Sebastian @ Benaroya Hall and Gogol Bordello @ Showbox SoDo 10/20

Belle & Sebastian @ Benaroya Hall The lines to buy a six-dollar Heineken or a ten-dollar martini made it almost impossible to get through the lobby of Benaroya’s symphony hall. After a set of melodramatic and somewhat lethargic songs from Trashcan Sinatras with questionable lyrics (“people who fall in love / feel like I’m oneRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more...

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Out This Week 4/27

Some things are worth waiting for, and Seattle band The Lights prove that four years isn’t too long to wait for their third release in a decade. On Failed Graves, recorded once again with producer/engineer extraordinaire Erik Blood, The Lights continue to sound like a punk band writing pop tunes in the only way theyRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Popular web radio station, WOXY, has suspended their live broadcasts due to financial woes. From their website: “Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd. We’re continuing to explore options to keep The Future of Rock andRead more...

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Preview: Gogol Bordello: Non-Stop @ NW Film Forum

“Gypsy punk cabaret” performer Eugene Hutz is not a real gypsy, but he is a nomadic Ukrainian spawned from the death of the Cold War in the late 80s; sinewy and full of the sex beat like an expert Can Can dancer; resilient as a feral alley cat; and charming even when the amber spittleRead more...

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Sasquatch photos from Day 3

Well, it’s finally over and everyone’s back home salving their sunburns and getting caught up on some much needed sleep. By all accounts, the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was a raging, and raving (thanks to Girl Talk and Chromeo), success. For those brave enough to weather all three days, the last day payed off withRead more...

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