Hearing Damage, AKA the Rat Opera -- the Life and Times of Rat Bastard
If you have never met Rat or engaged him in conversation, then you have seriously missed out on a slice of history. The man is a walking encyclopedia of engineering knowledge, music history, and general information. He is also the musician most likely to be mentioned by musicians I respect outside of Miami, like Mike Watt, Thurston Moore, and so on.
The guy is legit all the way -- he puts together the International
Noise Conference every year, tours relentlessly, records tons of music,
TicketsSat., Jul. 29, 7:30pm
Prince Royce - Five Tour
TicketsSun., Jul. 30, 7:30pm
Foreigner w/ Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
TicketsTue., Aug. 1, 7:00pm
Double Feature: Straight No Chaser/Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
TicketsTue., Aug. 1, 7:30pm
Blondie & Garbage: The Rage and Rapture Tour
TicketsTue., Aug. 8, 7:00pm
and was responsible for the early-'90s Snatch the Pebble releases.
There is so much more to be said about this guy, but hey, I guess that's
why Elba is doing this.
There is a sneak preview of the Opera at
Tobacco Road on Saturday, September 19, and a full performance at
Churchill's on Saturday, October 3. More information can be found
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