Friday, April 29, 2011

Cactus Newsletter (April 27th-May 3rd)

My Little Easter/Snow Bunnies—

Missing: One spring. Green, warm personality, answered to “Ahhhhhhh…” – last seen under 6” of snow. If found, please send him home, we miss him!  



            *New Tickets:

--Tickets are now in for the legendary Steve Earle on June 13th at the Emerson. Touring with Earle are his backing band The Dukes, including singer/songwriter (and Earle's wife) Allison Moorer.

--Tickets in for Grammy nominated rapper Afroman at the Zebra on May 5th!

            *Cactus Free All-ages In-store performances:

-- Thursday May 19th @ 4pm : a Midnight Drive, Little Giants, No Friend on the Ocean

- a Midnight Drive:  Formed in May of 2009 A Midnight Drive is a Montana band out of Boulder MT with something to prove. With a raw, aggressive, but still melodic style they are doing just that. With two tours under their belt AMD has played over 50 shows across the United States in promotion of their first self titled EP.           

- Little Giants are a female vocalist-led pop-punk band from Missoula:

- No Friend on the Ocean:  pop-punk from Billings:

            *This Weeks Shows:

--On Thursday, Friday and Saturday The Best of Broad Comedy will be at the Emerson. A look back at the best of the Broads, hosted by Pulitzer-Prize winning syndicated newspaper columnist Ellen Goodman.

--On Friday the Ticket To Life-Off, Cure For the Common's CD release party featuring special guests Landlocked will be in the Emerson Ballroom.

--Also on Friday, the Bozeman premiere of the documentary Butte: The Original will be held at the Ellen Theater.  Ten years in the making, Butte: The Original has been called “...a personal look at [Butte's] rich history and its people,”   Check out the trailer --> "Butte: The Original"

--Saturday, Junip, featuring Swedish-Argentinian folk singer/songwriter JoseGonzales, will be at the Filling Station. This is show is selling quickly, and we most likely will sell out in advance.

--Also on Saturday indie hip-hop duo Dead Prez will be at the Zebra. Dead Prez are known for their socially conscious lyrics focusing on corporate control of the media, especially in the recording industry. 

--On Sunday the Bozeman Film Festival presents “An Unfinished Film” a German documentary re-examining the unfinished 1942 Nazi propaganda film on the Warsaw Ghetto. See the trailer here --> "An Unfinished Film"

For more details, and a complete list of upcoming shows on sale at Cactus


-- --Flava-less chicken, A stream of Hotsauce, and a punk farewell all this and more here inRock News


--The Beatles dissolve, Mama gives birth, and POP flops, all that in more here in This Week in Rock History


--New picks from your favorite music authorities, the Cactus Records staff --> here



            1) Foo FightersWasting Lights
            2) Paul Simon—So Beautiful, or So What
            3) Atmosphere--Family Sign 
            4) Alison Krauss &Union Station—Paper Airplane
            5) TV on The Radio—Nine Types of Light
            6) Gorillaz—Fall
            7) Radiohead—King of Limbs
            8) Steve Earle—I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
            9) Robbie Robertson—How to Become Clairvoyant
            10) Swollen Memebers--Dagger Mouth


(All titles in the Isis listening station
Are $2 off all month long)

Aliexi Murdoch—Towards the Sun
Between the Buried and Me—Best of…
Ray Davies—See My Friends
Noah & the Whale—Last Night on Earth
Amos Lee—Mission Bell
Sucker Punch—Motion Picture Soundtrack
Beady Eye—Different Gear, Still Speeding
The Mountain Goats—All Eternals Deck
Joe Bonamassa—Dust Bowl
The Dears—Degeneration


Artists with NEW RELEASES for April 2011*

Check out New Releases Now for samples of this week's new releases. This week features tracks
by Andy Snitzer, The Belle Brigade, Ben Waters, Blackfield, Bob Schneider, Broken By Fire, Del The Funkee Homosapien, Dengue Fever, Dub Sonata, Duff McKagen's Laoded, Former Thieves, Gabby Young & the Other Animals, Gorillaz, Kimberly Caldwell, My Goodness, Pearson Sound/Ramadanman, Plan B, The Steve Miller Band, Symfonia, Winds of Plague, Zoe Muth and The Lost High Rollers

For a complete list of new releases --> click here

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