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Big D and the Kids Table, Pietasters

November 7, 2020

  • 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
  • DOORS 8:00pm • 21+ AGES
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About Big D and the Kids Table:
Big D and the Kids Table frontman David McWane has said, “There are people who want to be in a band and then there are musicians.”

Once in a while, a group comes along that makes music simply because they have no other choice – they are addicted musicians. For the past fifteen years, Boston’s Big D And The Kids Table has proven just that. “The person who put it best is [Warped Tour founder] Kevin Lyman”, McWane explains. “A friend once asked him if we were a ‘big band’, and Kevin replied, ‘I’ll tell you this…they’ve been around for 14 years and each year they’re extremely relevant.’”

About the Pietasters:
The seed was planted in 1990. A bunch of friends started a band with no pretensions: the idea was to make music for house parties, not to make a career out of music. These guys and a girl grew up in and around Washington, D.C. The scene was small and all the Punks, Skins, and Mods intermixed in those days. You were as likely to see a Mod at a Scream show as you were to see a Punk at a Toasters show. This varied influence is what informed the covers that the Pietasters played and the originals they wrote trying to emulate their favorite bands. From Two-Tone Ska, to Jamaican crooners like Alton Ellis, to Stax, Motown, harDCore, and British Punk, the Pietasters played what they liked to play and the house partiers appreciated the mix and crammed into basements and living rooms for sweaty all night keg drinking and dancing.

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