Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Whiskey Avengers - Live

 
 

 I had the great pleasure to get to hear these guys a few years back off a compilation CD my friend Larry made of all their albums in Albuquerque.  Fast forward to last weekend, I was on tour with Radio la Chusma and we had a day off Easter Sunday/420 and we were in Ocean Beach, I was coming off a pretty sick hangover from the night before and was in need of a cold one.  Tower 2 was the closest bar I could see and it so happened they had live music on Sunday's, I was with a few of the guys in Chusma and they were starving so we walked in, I ordered a beer and fish taco (had a budget to stick to!) made a run to the head and BOOM flyer for Whiskey Avengers playing at 4:20 FOR FREE!!!

     Wasn't that difficult to stick around and hear a few songs.  I introduced myself after they finished setting up and turned out we had a lot of mutual friends.  RLC was staying with Double A from Warsaw Poland Bros in North Park and the guys from Whiskey Avengers (Clint, Stefan and Kevin) have known him for a while and it so happened the rhythm section was going to lay down some music with him later on that night at The Gaslamp.  Things would take on a more epic turn of events when after I heard a few songs we had a BBQ at Double A's and the guys showed up ate, drank a few beers and what not then Aaron asked me to come sit in on a few songs!  I think a couple of the guys in Chusma overheard and joined in on the jam session so we had Charly Chanclas and Jake come with and we piled into the van and headed down to The Gaslamp.

     I had a few drinks pretty much all day but overall I think I held my own with such heavy's, Clint and Kevin laid down some pretty dope rhythm behind Aaron, be it rockabilly, rock, ska, rocksteady, straight up reggae or even some exploratory jam that happened after a few more beers and a shot I think... things got blurry near the end of the night but it was a hell of a jam!  Anyways, here are some shots of the guys performing at Tower 2!  Check out their facebook page and give them a like as well!


Live at Tower 2 - Ocean Beach, CA


Whiskey Avengers - High All The Time   



Saturday, November 23, 2013

Get you some Merchandise!!


     So after a couple years I managed to find the password for my spreadshirts account and decided to make shirts and other accessories from the flyers I've made the past couple years.  You can check out my shop below and order some one of a kind t-shirts from Radio la Chusma and other images coming soon! 

CHECKERED PAST PROMOTIONS SHOP

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If you're looking for non clothing accessories head over to
Cafe Press Store

Make Custom Gifts at CafePress


Saturday, November 16, 2013

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Radio la Chusma - Frontera Reggae Tour


El Paso's own Radio la Chusma is hitting the road again October 9-19th.  They'll be going through Northern New Mexico and Colorado before ending their run in Alpine, TX.  This will be the second time they've headed through Salida, Pueblo and will be performing impromptu open mics in the Denver Area October 13-14th.  So far Ziggy's Blues Bar and The Next Door Lounge are planned for a Chusma invasion!

Facebook Event Pages




Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Chris Murray Returns to New Mexico

Acoustic Ska Legend Chris Murray will be making his way back to Albuquerque, NM this October!!  This will be his 3rd time this year making the visit to The Land of Enchantment, his first visit back in April was a short run of El Paso, Las Cruces, and Albuquerque with Radio la Chusma and Liquid Cheese, where he was backed up by members of Cheese.  This past August he came to The ABQ for 3 shows around town at Marble Brewery, The Launchpad and Il Vicino.

October 19 he will be at Monte Vista Fire Station playing from 9-12.  There is NO COVER so enjoy a beer and some rootsy ska/reggae/rocksteady with your friends & family!!

October 20 Chris plays again at Il Vicino from 3 - 6PM this is an ALL AGE show and FREE as well so bring the family out!





Chris Murray at El Patio Bar in Las Cruces, NM

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Radio la Chusma March Schedule




Below are Radio la Chusma's March dates w/ links to their facebook events







First Friday of March Radio la Chusma & Bombasta Barrio Big Band take the stage at Sam's Burger Joint in San Antonio, TX.





March 3rd in Corpus Christi RLC returns to Dr. Rockits performing ALL NIGHT






March 9th in Terlingua, TX (First time there) at The Starlight Theater $8 10pm till close








March 21st in Scottsdale, AZ Radio la Chusma, Cat Fish Mustache, Poolside, Inept Hero & Ruca at The Rock Bar



March 22nd at Strummer's Village in Yuma, AZ w/ La Sucuresa de la Cubia and Mono Ser


March 23 in Mexicali, Baja California w/ La Sucursal de la Cumbia & Mono Ser w/ Artificial Arms


March 24 at The Roots Factory in San Diego w/ River Bottom Rockers



March 29th in Ocean Beach, CA w/ Chris Murray & Piracy Conspiracy!




March 30th in Ensenada,MX at Ultramarino Oyster Bar


Monday, February 4, 2013

Radio la Chusma February Schedule



Upcoming shows & flyers for Radio la Chusma


February 5th:



Grammy Award Winning band Grupo Fantasma will be  playing at The Lowbrow Palace w/ Radio la Chusma & Kontra Golpe Noise Manifesto opening up the night eve


February 9th:



Bob MARLEY's Bday Bash @ Bombardier's (109Castellano) featuring El Paso's top Reggae artists! 
Doors at 6pm. get there by 7 and receive a free Rasta bracelet!!!
$8 21 and up. $10 18 and up. 
$3 off with canned food!!

6pm DJ Birth Defects
7pm Dub Cartel
7:30 Belly Dance
7:50 Bumpstreet Fonanza
8:30 Belly Dance
9pm Steady Shakedown
10pm Mexklan
11pm Belly Dance
11:30 Radio La Chusma
1am DJ Birth Defects

420RAFFLE with Bob Marley theme!!!

There will also be an instrument drive for PLAY ON MUSIC MENTORS.



February 15th:
2171 Calle De Parian


Radio la Chusma is back at El Patio Bar in Old Mesilla, these shows have gained a reputation for getting sweaty and packed! 


Feb 16th :

Bikini Joe's at 1610 Sioux St.

Back at Bikini Joe's $5 cover 21+ Show and chicks in Bikini's come on out Chuco Town!


February 22nd:


Monte Vista Fire Station
3201 Central NE

Free show at Monte Vista Fire Station in Albuquerque, NM show time 9:30 PM

February 23rd


Headed back to Santa Fe and playing ALL NIGHT as well

February 28th


Long awaited return to Austin, TX Radio la Chusma & Ashes of Babylon


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