Friday, October 1, 2010

4th Annual Come As You Aren't Halloween Band Battle!

More cowbell! For the fourth year in a row, local rockers are going incognito as their favorite stars for Skylark’s “Come As You Aren’t” Halloween battle of the bands.

12 acts have 3 songs each to wow the crowd, as they out-rock and glam each other for possession of the coveted Golden Cowbell™. Is that Watch It Sparkle or The Doors? Levi Fuller or The Fall? Skylark regulars Nine N Out and Stevedore or Girlschool and T. Rex? Helen Chance, who last year channeled David Bowie, will conjure the female form of Blondie. Even Elliott Smith’s spirit will make a ghoulish visit in the form of M. Bison.

This event is free, 21+, and has always been Skylark's biggest night of the whole year. Costumes! Props! Band rivalries!

*Please note this year is NOT on Halloween itself, but the day before.*

This year’s complete lineup:

8:00pm LEVI FULLER as The Fall
8:20pm M. BISON as Elliott Smith
8:40pm ARMED WITH LEGS as Morphine
9:00pm SPEEDMOP as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
9:20pm WATCH IT SPARKLE as The Doors
9:40pm NINE N OUT as Girlschool
10:00pm LORI CAMPION (of the Hot Rollers) as Van Halen
10:20pm JEF SHOCKI (members of Apple War) as The Clash
10:40pm HELEN CHANCE as Blondie
11:00pm HOTELS as The Misfits
11:20pm NODDY as The B-52s
11:40pm STEVEDORE as T. Rex
12:00am JUDAS JETT as Judas Priest/Joan Jett’s Matt Brown, KEXP DJ Troy Nelson, and Skylark booker Jessie SK will judge the bands on originality, talent, and style. The Cowbell and runner-up prizes will be awarded shortly following the last set.

Don't forget to stop by for hangover halloween brunch on 10/31...9am to 3pm!

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