And even if it’s not, it’s a good excuse for a party
By the time you’re reading this we could all be dead. Well, I guess you wouldn’t be reading this then, unless they have the internet in the afterlife.
If the Mayan calendar is right, we are all toast by the 21st. You could sit at home, say your prayers and hope you make it through the pearly gates, or you could call someone to babysit your kids and celebrate. The way I figure it, if we are going to die, I’m going out hammered. There are a bunch of “End of the World” celebrations going on around town, but the one that people will be talking about is the one at the Loft. I, along with everyone else at 95 Rock, have been handing out passes for the End of the World Bunker Party on the 21st at the Loft. Thanks to our friends over at Shock Top, they gave us a place to be when Armageddon hits. I hope Ben Affleck is there. The party will welcome in The Joe Stevenson Band, and the return of Will McCranie, who now calls New York City home. The invite only part of the party is from 8-11 p.m., but after that the doors are wide open. Look at it this way, by 11 we’ll be in rare form for sure. And with it being the last place you’ll be at before we’re all dead and gone, I’m pretty sure it’s a “pants optional” kind of party, don’t quote me on that.
It is good to see Will coming back to town. This guy is super talented and is going for broke. If you don’t make it into the Loft on Friday night, Saturday night he’ll be right across the street from the Loft at Stillwater Taproom. Usually when Willie Mac is on the stage, some friends will join him throughout the night. He promises to bring tears to the eyes of all the lady spectators.
I am actually starting to believe that the world may be ending. Whether it’s on the 21st or not, I read some news that proves something is wrong with the universe. Reports surfaced this week that ABC is joining forces with Justin Bieber for a sitcom based on his life. That’s right, on the same network as legitimate comedies like “Modern Family”; Bieber will have his own show. The only plus for the upcoming, as of yet untitled, “comedy” is that Bieber will only be producing the show, not acting in it.
Next thing you know they’re going to be rebooting “Boy Meets World.” Wait a second, what?
With every huge disaster, a benefit concert is soon to follow. Last week we were all treated to 12-12-12, the hurricane Sandy benefit concert. Some of the biggest artists in the world gathered together to help raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. From Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam), Eric Clapton, the Rolling Stones, Kanye West and Billy Joel, just to name a few. The biggest thrill of the night came when Paul McCartney (singer of that little band from Liverpool) was joined on stage by the surviving members of Nirvana. Kurt Cobain was unable to appear via hologram. Reports came out that they would be jamming together, but don’t get too excited, they didn’t cover Nirvana’s “Rape Me” (that would have been epic). They did, rather, play a new song called “Cut Me Some Slack,” a track off of Dave Grohl’s new documentary “Sound City.” “Sound City,” which focuses on the history of the Los Angeles-based recording studio of the same name, will be released sometime next year. I would have killed to hear “Helter Skelter,” just saying. Do yourself a favor and pick up the concert On Demand; the 70-year-old Beatle has still got it.
Next week I’ll give out my list for best albums of 2012. Sure, maybe they weren’t the best albums to you; that’s why it’s my list. What albums are on your list? Email me and I’ll post it. Where are you partying for New Years? Where should I go? Enough questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. You Might Also Like: