Bottle Up And Go Line-Up NYC Shows

posted October 15, 2009

Bottle Up And Go Line-Up NYC Shows

Crush up some shards of broken whiskey bottles and colorful confetti and put in a cannon and what bursts out is the raucous, uncaged bunch that is Bottle Up and Go. Comprised of singer and guitarist Keenan "Hot Pants" Mitchell, drummer Fareed "The Prince" Sajan, and saxophonist accompanist Andrew Carrico, Bottle Up and Go are a two-and-a-half-piece, lo-fi blues-punk band from primitive Brooklyn, NY. After playing alongside Das Racist and Bear Hands during their maiden trip to Canada for POP Montreal and recently opening for Dead Meadow and Drummer (member of Black Keys), BU&G are gearing up to trigger more drooling, awestruck jaws with their upcoming high-energy CMJ showcases, which include their October 22nd show at Webster Hall's The Studio with Suckers, Gordon Voidwell, and Tony Castles as well as their October 23rd show at Glasslands with Pattern is Movement, Francis and The Lights, and Let's Wrestle.

BU&G started off as a Leadbelly cover band during their formative years at Wesleyan University. As soon as word got around about these sonic roustabouts, house parties around campus started filling up and their shows became known as a rendez-vous for unruly pandemonium. The band began receiving requests for original material and soon BU&G's entire set was made up of their own styling of junkyard garage rock and bluesy slide-guitar grooves. Despite their youthful appeal and recent graduation from school, BU&G have already accomplished sharing the stage with indie heavyweights such as Crystal Antlers, Deer Tick, O'Death and Man Man.

The band will also be heading to Vermont to shoot a music video with Chris Edley - director of Saul Williams' "Convict Colony" and production designer for MGMT's "Time To Pretend."

Audio: Bottle Up & Go - "Until The Day I Die"

Tour Dates:

  • Oct. 22nd - New York, NY @ Webster Hall's The Studio - CMJ showcase w/ Suckers, Das Racist, Gordon Voidwell, Tony Castles, etc.
  • Oct. 23rd - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands w/ Pattern is Movement, Takka Takka, and Francis & The Lights
  • Nov. 17th - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands - Whaaatever Blog Party w/ Dinowalrus
  • Dec 2nd - Washington DC @ Black Cat w/ Deleted Scenes
  • Dec 3rd - Middletown, CT @ Wesleyan's Eclectic w/ Bear Hands