CD Release Party

Hello der,
Please join The Blue Vipers as they celebrate the release of their third album “Permanent Magic” Wednesday December 29 2010 from 9PM to 12AM @ Radegast Hall & Beer Garden 113 north 3rd St. @ berry St. Brooklyn NY 11211 (718) 963-3973 www.radegasthall.com

Look for it on CDBaby.com and Itunes.
http://thebluevipersofbrooklyn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Blue-Vipers-Of-Brooklyn/47520331501

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Published in: on December 12, 2010 at 2:21 pm  Leave a Comment  

Back in Key West

We just returned from another fantastic stint in Key West Florida. We played the late night slot at The Hogs Breath and during the Gumbay Fest at Blue Heaven
This past week was the beginning of Fantasy Fest down in Key West which is their annual bacchanal event akin to Mardi Gras and Carnivale. There were a lot of women walking around in nothing but body paint and men walking around in nothing but g-strings and a sack for their junk. Sounds like good people watching but some of these people should not have been so scantily clad. But I guess you have to take the good with the bad.
While down there we did a live radio show on KONKAM radio. They told us there would be an archive on their website but that does not look functional. I will put an MP3 copy on our websites soon.
Mark and KC are street performers who do a show every evening on Mallory Square that coincides with the sun set. Everyone goes to Mallory Square to watch the sun go down. It is quite beautiful. So with that as the back drop street performers from acrobats to musicians do their shows and Mark and KC are two of the biggest draws. KC does a straight jacket routine while Mark balances on a ladder and then a very tall unicycle that he calls a suicycle (as in suicide unicycle) while juggling and telling jokes. Billy swears he learned how to busk watching these guys. So, if you are ever in Key West go to Mallory Square at sunset and look for Mark and KC. You won’t regret it. (Be sure to tip well. Or they will follow you to your hotel and start the show all over again.)

Chris

Published in: on October 31, 2009 at 3:23 pm  Leave a Comment  

Lisa Loeb’s wedding

Hello all,

On Saturday Jan. 31st we had the pleasure of performing at Roey Hershkovitz and Lisa Loeb’s wedding on Saturday Jan. 31, 2009. Here is a link to an article about it:
Lisa Loeb Is Married!
Very cool people.
The party was a blast.

Published in: on February 4, 2009 at 2:32 pm  Leave a Comment  

Billy’s random thoughts.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

WhazzzUUUUUp?

So, today is a good day, cause today is Thursday. Yeah….So, if U haven’t picked up a Blue Vipers CD yet, DO IT NOW! While supplies last, for a limited time only, we’ll throw in a case! Whoo Hooo! We got Tshirts (maybe) too, and you can always order a promo poster, so you can see us perched on a rock in Williamsburg….Or, I’ll send you a picture of Sam..in his underwear, looking innocent yet aware…Or not.

Ok, as some of u know, we celebrate alot of things at this time of year, but tomorrow, lets celebrate snow…Cause that’s gonna be about it for the day…A whole shitload of snow…Merry Christmas ho ho ho white Christmas, oh yeah.

So, I gotta say this to all my readers out in dance land, “THE HOUSE IS NOT A DANCER FRIENDLY VENUE!” In other words, the owner jumped on me about dancers dancing at a nondanceable venue..He was pissed too..Very Pissed..The place is just tooo smalll…Sorry dancers, that ain’t the place to boogie, and pleeeease don’t push it or ITS MY ASS! Thanx.

And now, the B movie reference of the day is not to one film but one man who directed many films, Mario Bava, an Italian Visionary who directed such classics as The Planet of the Vampires, inspiration for Aliens and other such flicks..Mario was a painter originally, then went on to make some beautiful films in Italian and English such as Knives of the avenger, Kill,Baby, Kill, and The Day the Sky Exploded…

Young Mario went from painting to his father’s work in sculpting and special effects…The colors in his films are Brilliant, lots of cool stuff going on there and really the precursors to many modern genres of Horror films are included in his body of work (check out Twitch of The Death Nerve to see the birth of the slasher flick) Cool stuff.

On that note,

B is for beautiful! not for Budget!

Check us out soon, watch many movies, and listen to cool stuff every cahnce u get!

Amitofou!

Billy Nemec

Published in: on December 18, 2008 at 3:06 pm  Leave a Comment