Friday, November 12, 2010

Long Island Ska/Reggae/Dub Gig Alert: The Hard Times, The Frighteners, and The Small Axes This Saturday Night!

The Hard Times are playing a gig this Saturday night (11/13/10) at Porkey's Sports Bar in Floral Park, NY (details on how to find your way there are listed below). Also on hand will be The Small Axes (reggae and ukuleles!) and The Frighteners (roots reggae and dub).

This will be the last time bass player Juan Cardenas performs with The Hard Times, as he's moving to L.A. in December. Also, the band will be announcing details of our their official EP, Two Bucks for Bob, available very soon on Whatevski Records (check out some of the new tracks on their MySpace page).

The show starts at 8:30 pm, with The Small Axes up first, followed by The Hard Times, and then The Frighteners.

Porkey's Sports Bar
144 Tulip Avenue
Floral Park, NY
(About 30 minutes from Manhattan by car, or 40 minutes by train)

By Car:
Take Grand Central or the LIE to Cross-Island Parkway South.
Take Cross-Island to exit 27E Jamaica Avenue/Jericho Turnpike.
Go about four or five traffic lights to Tulip Ave (just after the KFC on the right--King Hammond would be happy!).
Right on Tulip (fork to the left) then take Tulip down and "Main Street" strip is just after you go under the train tracks.
Porkey's will be halfway down on your left.

Take the Hempstead line to Floral Park station. Tulip Avenue runs underneath the station. Come down steps and walk a block or two south on Tulip (toward the retail- Main Street strip.

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Here are The Hard Times performing original tunes "Forward March," "Boss a Go Go," and "Samba Skank":

This Are The Small Axes...

Here are The Frighteners covering "Feel Like Jumping":

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