Chips Ahoy is a night im putting on this saturday (april 18th) at Saki Bar in manchester. its free in and will no doubt include the music of
bruce springsteen, the hold steady, modest mouse, sam cooke, magnetic fields, whiskeytown, why?, gang of four, phil spector, belle and sebastien, jackson 5, sebadoh, otis redding, the cribs, blink 182, stars, television, the beta band, owls, les savy fav, animal collective, the beastie boys, wilco, neu!, yo la tengo, the beach boys, jens lekman, no age, american football, trail of he dead, broken social scene, clouddead, cursive, the supremes, dinosaur jr, the dismemberment plan, eels, ghosts and vodka, the smiths, weezer, hidden cameras, xiu xiu, im from barcelona, jesus and the mary chain, the crystals, joan of arc, karate, tilly and the wall, lcd soundsystem, ray charles, make believe, neutral milk hotel, new pornographers,joy division, animal collective, radio dept, wilco, okkervil river, panda bear, james, love is all, neon neon, elton john, shellac, hot chip, sonic youth,raveonettes, ride, shearwater, apples in stereo, the carrots, the shins, the smiths, sonic youth, sufjan stevens, the ronettes, subtle and the wedding present.
plus we will have a special guest dj set from "manchester's most popular man" and former popcult member Pete Jones.
as its the first night we will also have a live set from one of our favourite bands CHRIK who are an awesome drums and guitar two piece. Expect to witness playful, explosive time signature acrobatics presented within a pop aesthetic. They'll probably be on at around half ten elevenish.
listen to chrik at http://www.myspace.com/chrikmusic
hope you can all make it. it should be a good saturday night. nice people, good music and cheap drinks