Words by DJ Hostettler
So, full disclosure: I’m running two shows at the Borg Ward this weekend; two shows that we’re previewing here on the bloggywog. Conflict of interest? Eh, maybe, but let’s face it–Milwaukee is a small music town. There’s a 95% chance that anyone in this town who writes about local music is involved in it in some other capacity–in a band, a promoter, what have you. So let’s just make like Mad Max and get Beyond Nepotism, ok? As long as people are Fair and Balanced unlike Fox News, we’re good to go.
So as I prepared to sit down in front of my computer tonight to write a preview for tomorrow’s Fun/King’s Horses/White Problems/97-Shiki/Slob Donovan show, I noticed I had a voice mail from Douglas, 97-Shiki’s bass player. I listen to it and get the worst news.
“Hey DJ, this is Douglas from 97-Shiki. I’ve got two of the guys from Fun here with me. The third got detained by Customs, and they actually ended up not letting him into the country. He got sent back to Finland. So, they’re kinda screwed for the show tomorrow.” (more…)