Chicago summer BBQ –
* Thursday June 6 from 6PM to ??? – BBQ kickoff house party in Logan Square
* Friday June 7 from 7 to ??? – bands and bonfire in the West Loop
* Saturday June 8 from noon to midnight – bands and BBQ at Workshop 4200, afterparty from 12 onward
* Sunday June 9 from 2 to 10PM – more bands and BBQ at Workshop 4200
How can I go? Donate $40 via Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the donor list. Donors get into all 4 events. Donations (minus modest expenses) and ALL raffle proceeds will be split 50/50 between Test Positive Aware Network and A Long Walk Home. Use the “send to a friend’ option as it’s a charity donation and John doesn’t need to pay fees.
Can I donate without PayPal? Sure, send an email to email@example.com and we’ll work it out.
Who’s playing this year? Apart from a few surprises, donors are going to make the call this year. Bands are already submitting their names and links to music, and people who have donated will do a ranked choice vote for their favorites after submissions are closed April 5th. We’ll contact bands by votes and the lineup will take shape as they confirm that they can play.
ANTLERCAT (Kalamazoo, MI)
BLANCO SUAVE (Marquette, MI)
BLUE UNIT (Milwaukee, WI)
BON AIR (Louisville, KY)
THE COLUMBINES (Chicago, IL)
CONAN NEUTRON & THE SECRET FRIENDS (Misc.!)
ERRATIC RETALIATOR STRATEGY (Chicago, IL)
EVACUATE THE EARTH (Milwaukee, WI)
FATHER WEREWOLF (Athens, GA)
FUCKER JR. (Chicago, IL)
HAUNTED HEADS (Oshkosh, WI)
HEAVY HAND (Milwaukee, WI)
JOE CANNON (Milwaukee, WI)
MAPLE STAVE (Durham, NC)
RALLY (Milwaukee, WI)
REGAL BUSINESS MACHINES (Milwaukee, WI)
RIBBONHEAD (Chicago, IL)
SNWV (Pittsburgh, PA)
SOUP MOAT (Milwaukee, WI)
STAN BERRY (Marquette, MI)
STEVE HARVEY OSWALD (Detroit, MI)
STICK HORSE (Chicago, IL)
SUFFER HEAD (Milwaukee, WI)
*THE FUZZBOX DJ’S ANNUAL FISH CLEANING ROOM SPECTACULAR
*LIVE BAND KARAOKE HOSTED BY APE IN A TANK
*DEEP LISTENING WITH MAURICE
*GET SPIRITUALIZED WITH ALEXA
*THE BLEEP BLOOP ROOM
*AND A SPECIAL SCREENING OF THE FILM ‘APE GIRL’, FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH DIRECTOR, CRIS SIQUEIRA
OFFICIAL SCHEDULE COMING SOON!
A few of us local Denver Boardies (FM_OFFAL FM_JEREMY B and I) have decided to add a Mountain Standard time PRF BBQ this year. We currently have secured a venue that will host Saturday and Sunday all day including music, second room for art, food and congregation. This is early planning stages and we are of course looking for a few more core volunteers on the critical items. Friday night will be at a local venue, we are renting a sanctioned DIY spot called the Bakery that is downtown for saturday and sunday activities. Good access to light rail and busses can be had from the downtown spot and certainly walkable to Air BnB areas.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to play and if you would like to attend since we will be getting a list. Also looking for volunteers, for art, food, brewing etc.
See you next year
FRIDAY – April 26th – TBA (brewery or venue)
Saturday – April 27th – The Bakery (downtown) 2-Midnight; includes BBQ and Beer
Sunday – April 28th – The Bakery (downtown) 2-Midnight; includes BBQ and Beer
Now taking Band submissions at email@example.com
We will likely be limiting it in the 20-24 band range for the weekend. We also will be requesting pre-pay tickets for the weekend that will include food and drink
Conan Neutron and Secret Friends (MIL)
The Gary (Austin)
Teacup Gorilla (Denver)
Sewing Needle (Chicago)
The Conformists (STL)
Muscle Brain (STL)
The Simulators (Denver)
New Standards Men (Denver)
Surrender Signal (Denver)
PRF THUNDERSNOW 2019 FACEBOOK EVENT LINK IS HITHER
Room rates will be posted early next week! For now, if ya wanna play the thing, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your band name and a link to your tunes.
Here are this year’s room rates. You can call Terrace Bay Inn at 906-786-7554. When calling, be sure to mention you are booking for the “PRF Thundersnow” weekend. That weekend is blocked off for us at the moment, so that’s the password.
We’re gonna stick to roughly the same number of bands and schedule that Jeff put together last year, because that was chill as fuck, so that was like 20, 21 bands. So yeah. You know the drill – we’ll shoot for a mix of old faves and fresh BLOOD.
For anyone seeing this that’s not familiar and is all, “ooh, what’s that?” This is our annual getaway to the frozen nort’ of the Upper Peninsula, where we all take over the coolest hotel in the UP, set up bands in the ballroom, jump from the sauna into the pool and then into the hot tub and then into the snow and back into the pool, and partake in as much debauchery as one can with a bunch of fizzy water around. It’s a thing.
Let’s play some songs, get weird in the fish cleaning room, shotgun beers on the frozen lake, have a pool party, eat, drink and be merry. It’s everyone’s birthday. Happy birthday!
BAND SUBMISSIONS AND QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL: email@example.com
(Bands: please include your weekend availability in said email)