Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
Sunday October 8 2017
8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM ••• ALL AGES
$13 in advance / $15 at the door
Polkacide presents... The Last Polka
Polkacide's last show!
Old World Psychedelic Klezmer
Ward Abronski, Neil Kaitner Basa, JX Lovejones, Alistair Shanks, John Hensley Nieuwguyski,
Max Baloian, Aaron Seeman, John Lieb and Billy Dee Boom
-from San Francisco, CA
-Polkacide presents…The Last Polka
32 years...hundreds of incredible shows...an army's worth of band members...countless gallons of beer and sweat, outrageous costumes, ringing ear drums, and unforgettable good times.
Like all mythical heroes and creatures of yore so too has the time come for San Francisco's own pioneers of hardcore punk rock polka, the one and only POLKACIDE, to announce their last live performance. Polkacide and The Bottom of The Hill are proud to present THE LAST POLKA. and invite people from all over the Bay Area young and old to take this chance to polka their backsides off in the loudest and brashest way possible on what is to be a historic chapter in the history of the San Francisco music scene.
-Kehoe International at Ivy Room Hello my name is Bryan Kehoe, leader and founder of the band Kehoe International. I am really good at pickin' that guitar, and sangin' my kooky songs, but not so good at writing boring, lame bios about my music. From the ashes of The Kehoe Nation: Over the last few years I recorded and self-released 2 LPs "Music for Livers" and "Devil's Acre Overture" under this moniker. These recordings were co-produced by, recording legend Oz Fritz (Tom Waits, The Ramones, Primus). I never really liked the name of the band; it was kind of a joke, So... I changed it! Kehoe Int'l sounds more... authentic. Like it could be traded on the NYSE. I spent a good amount of time playing in the esoteric SF independent band M.I.R.V. We toured all over the world and even got on the MTV, when they actually played music. I toured with Jerry Cantrell Band (Alice in Chains) for a couple of years. I also have been in and out of my friend Les Claypool's band The Frog Brigade. Les and I and few other friends did a movie and album "National Lampoon's Electric Apricot", and the last couple of years we toured all over in Les Claypool's Duo de Twang. The "Duo" recorded an LP called "4 Foot Shack" that got high reviews on NPR that my Mom heard on the radio, and all of of sudden... I am legit in her eyes! Ha! Only took decades... The sound and style of Kehoe Int'l can be explained as a unique pastiche of elements; the bombast of guitar hero Rock, the rebellion and aggressiveness of Punk and Metal, the whimsy of Oompah and Polka, with just a pinch of Avant Garde, all honoring the Roots of Americana music. I call it Garage-Twang!
-from San Francisco Bay Area, CA
-Kugelplex is California’s rockin’-est purveyor of klezmer and old-world party music. Formed in 2001, the group plays wild, soulful dance music at weddings, concerts and festivals throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and beyond. We’ve performed with Joan Baez, the Oakland Symphony, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and Frank London (founder of the Klezmatics) and many other great artists.