Our second annual New York City Christmas Show is confirmed for Friday December 12th at The Mercury Lounge. It’s a double-bill with The Knockout Drops, and Lifeguard Nights will kick off the festivities. Last year’s show culminated with surprise appearances by Gordon Gano of the Violent Femmes, along with members of Radio 4, The Bogmen… Read more »
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Back in the Studio
We’re back in the studio working on new songs. Keep checking back for news about upcoming shows. Or join our mailing list if you want to hear from us directly.
Home Sweet Hoboken
If you’ve been keeping up with the band, you know that we’ve recently spent quite a bit of time recording in Hoboken, New Jersey. You might even say that Hoboken is our new home base. So we’ve decided to play our next show at Hoboken’s own Maxwell’s, one of the nation’s premier intimate rock clubs…. Read more »
In the Studio Through August
For the rest of the summer we’ll be locked up in the studio at Hoboken Recorders. We’ve got a lot of material written for the next album. Now it’s just a matter of shaping it into some cohesive recordings. We’ll get back to playing live in the Fall, at which point we’re sure to debut… Read more »
Mercury Lounge Wednesday, July 16th
We’re playing on Wednesday July 16th at The Mercury Lounge. This is a music industry “Showcase Set” for us, so it’s an EARLY SHOW. We will hit at 7:30PM.
Special Guest at Hoboken Recorders
We continue to work on our next record across the Hudson River at Hoboken Recorders. We’ve got a great studio set-up over there, and many new songs are underway. This week we were joined by Brendan Ryan, who played a killer accordian part on an alt-country version of our new tune Breaker Breaker. Brendan is… Read more »
Block Island Music Festival
We’ve been invited back to play the The 2008 Block Island Music Festival. Wormburner is confirmed for the coveted 10PM timeslot on Friday June 13th.
Saturday, April 12th at The Mercury Lounge
Many thanks to everyone who caught us at Mercury Lounge this past Saturday nite. It’s always a special occasion when we play The Merc, and this was no exception. A fan gave us a mini-disc recording of the show, including our daring cover version of the Men at Work song Overkill. We’ll post it on… Read more »
Our Own Paul McDaniel Meets, Hugs Ray Davies
Item! Last nite at Tortilla Flats, Wormburner guitarist Paul McDaniel spied The Kinks’ Ray Davies standing just a few feet away at the bar. The two aging rockers exchanged pleasantries as Paul excitedly recounted having seen The Kinks’ Come Dancing tour as a youngster more than twenty years ago. The iconic British Invasion songwriter was… Read more »
New Songs and Bar Matchless in Brooklyn
We’ve been busy recording a batch of new songs in Hoboken. But we’re not too busy to play a show. Our next New York appearance will be on Saturday, March 1st at Bar Matchless in Green Point, Brooklyn. Also on the bill will be Lifeguard Nights and our “sibling band” The Behoovers, celebrating the release… Read more »