ACRN’s Lobsterfest June 3-5 in Athens


Poster by Ryan Ford

Tons of Columbus & Athens bands, plus some out-of-towners. Details:

ACRN.com is pleased to announce ACRN Lobsterfest 2010.

This event will take place over a three-day period (from June 3 to the 5th) and will be sponsored by ACRN and in part by various local businesses and student organizations, including SAC. But enough about that, let’s check out the schedule!

LOBSTERFEST DAY 1

THURSDAY, JUNE 3RD – 10 PM – THE UNION – $3

Psychedelic Horseshit (Columbus “shitgaze” soldiers. Totally awful and perfect in just the right ways)

The Kyle Sowashes (Columbus power pop everymen. New album out in May!)

Godversussatan (Ohio grassroots psychedelic folk collective. Climbing a mountain on PCP)

Seascapes (Athens favorite boy band. Punky garage rock with more hooks than a tackle box)

Blithe Field (Athens electronica ensemble. Cool beats, chill waves)

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LOBSTERFEST DAY 2

FRIDAY, JUNE 4TH – 10 PM – CASA CANTINA – $6

Duke Jr. And the Smokey Boots (Athens alt-country darlings)

Southeast Engine (Athens alt-country / folk / indie legends)

Theodore (St. Louis alt-country rockers. New album out now on Moonjaw)

Graveyard Shift (Athens country music big band. Features Midwest Kid and others. CD RELEASE SHOW!)

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LOBSTERFEST DAY 3 (co-sponsored by SAC)

SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH – 12 PM TO 10 PM – SOUTH GREEN LAWN – FREE!

The Sidekicks (Cleveland pop punk sensation! #1 album of 2009 on Punknews.org)

Russenorsk (Athens indie rock messiahs return for their second coming)

Flotation Walls (Columbus symphonic pop outfit. Hope you like matching jumpsuits!)

Coltrane Motion (Chicago synthrockers with a new album out soon!)

Evolve (Cinci psychedelic hip hop crew. GET LIFTED)

The Ghost of Asa Phelps (Athens rust belt punk rock. Sounds like bike rides and warm beers)

She Bears (Athens symphonic indie rockers last show before departing on a massive nationwide tour!)

Tin Armor (Columbus punk-tinged indie rockers)

Five Deadly Venoms (Athens jazzy prog rockers)

The Cutter Family (Athens old-school punk rock. Songs about being drunk and lonely. Members of We March)

The Mauve Avengers (Athens High School Battle of the Band Winners! More funk than yo’ junk)

Manor Animals (Athens OTHER favorite boy band. The Bruce Manor boys supergroup of post-punk meets indie)

Scubadog (Athens folksy indie rockers. Features members of Kaslo and Southeast Engine)

Whale Zombie (Athens surf-gaze psychonauts. HANG TEN HITS)

Legends of Wrestling (Ohio cybergrind + professional wrestling. Building a small ring on the lawn. I kid you not)

Stomp The Condor (Columbus symphonic punk rockers. Features members of Mindfish, Free Sample Tuesday and Gelatinus Cube)

Bag Of Hair (Cinci pop punk. Formerly known as Sandcrawler)

In Silent Movies (Athens melancholic indie pop rockers)

Melk (Athens party hardcore. Throwing shit and slamming beers)

ALSO: Tables featuring ACRN information and raffles, plus appearances by other student org groups.

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FINALLY: LOBSTERFEST 2010 DANCE OR DIE AFTERPARTY

SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH – 10 PM – 2 AM – THE UNION – $3

Come help us celebrate the closing of the festival with a Lobsterfest Dance Or Die featuring ACRN alumnus DJ Barticus, DJ Self Help and our mobile director DJ An Log.

PARTY PARTY PARTY

Stay up to date with all the Lobsterfest happenings. Follow us on ACRN.com, twitter.com/acrn, on our Facebook and look for flyers around town. And, as always, tune in to www.acrn.com for the best in college rock!

  • Sweet Dee

    SO AWESOME! Can’t wait!

  • http://alishabicknell.wordpress.com Alisha

    SO STOKED FOR THIS. June 3rd can’t come soon enough!

  • tasha

    smashing darling, c u on the flip side… xoxo t