August 29th: ROOSTER at Willimantic Records (second band still t.b.a.)


Special 4:30pm ROOSTER show at Willimantic Records for folks headed to, or from, the Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market pop-up "Happy Hour Market" with the Willimantic Brewing Company on Jillson Square in Willimantic.

This is a free show with donations to the musicians welcome. 

August 2014 Live Music Schedule

Saturday, August 2nd at 6pm:
EMPTY FLOWERS (ex-Cable members with great new remix LP out on Redscroll)
LANDING  (shoegaze drone pop masters, MOJO gave ‘em 5 out of 5 stars)
KOHOUTEK  ("psych improv with noise abstraction "from Philadelphia)
UNCLE JESSI ("poetic spirituality," includes two thirds of INSTANT FAMILY)

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Sunday, August 3rd at 3pm:
MORNING ARMS (out of Chicago, post-rock, folk, and baroque pop)
BAG OF BONES ("ambient emo post-rock" from New York)
BIRTH OF FLOWER  (Inflluenced by Neu!, Wire, Television, Can, Mission of Burma)
JACKET THOR  (Singer/songwriter Ryan K comes back to Willimantic Records)

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Thursday, August 7th at 7pm:
DR. MARTINO (EP release show for Willimantic jangle pop surf combo)
SPECTRAL FANGS (Danbury based "noisy power pop”)
KAM KAMA  ("new-wave/darkish post-punk band from Bloomington, Indiana)
OCTOPHANT  (from Hartford, CT - formerly known as The Vaporized)

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Saturday, August 16th at 5pm:
FLORIDA=DEATH (great new LP from one of  the best bands around)
BLOODPHEASANT  (Tor Johnson recording artists - “doom folk grunge”)
PATCH KIT (Broken World Media  band with excellent recent cassette)
OMEGA VAGUE (Dream pop band from Hartford)
WEAK TEETH  (hardcore "screamo" from Providence)

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Monday, August 18th at 7pm (store will open at 5pm):
SPIT-TAKE (first show back in Willimantic since moving to New Haven)
CRAB LEGS (“energetic punk from Fargo, North Dakota”)
THE FRIENDLY GHOST (“New London county folk rock”)

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Friday, August 29th at 4:30pm:
ROOSTER (groove heavy music with lots of swingin' percussion)
A second band will play as well, details still to be announced. This show will happen in conjunction with the Coventry Regional Farmers Market's special Willimantic pop-up Happy Hour event on Jillson Square.


Always all-ages,  all shows are free with donations to the musicians encouraged.

Saturday, August 2nd: EMPTY FLOWERS, LANDING, KOHOUTEK, UNCLE JESSI




EMPTY FLOWERS: ex-Cable members with great new remix LP out on Redscroll




LANDING: shoegaze drone pop masters.


KOHOUTEK: “improvised psych with noise tendencies & abstraction” from Philadelphia


UNCLE JESSI: “poetic spirituality” from New London, includes two thirds of INSTANT FAMILY 

Music starts at 6pm

Free show with donations to the bands encouraged.

Tuesday, July 15th: LOBO MARINO, GREYGLITCH, DAWN COOK



LOBO MARINO: global wandering & exploring "tribal/folk" duo currently nesting in Richmond, Virginia 

GREYGLITCH: "Creative electronics, Noise, High Weirdness"

DAWN COOK: solo set from The SHRINNIRS' singer/songwriter/guitarist 

A couple more performers may still be added, just waiting for them to confirm for this somewhat last-minute show.

Normally closed on Tuesdays, Willimantic Records will open at 5pm on Tuesday, July 15th. Music will start at 7pm.

No admission charge, but donations to the musicians are very much encouraged and gratefully appreciated.