It has been said that Los Angeles and San Francisco were the last major metropolitan cities in which punk music scenes developed and once it hit California, punk changed shapes numerous times, spread to every corner of the United States and became a permanent fixture in popular culture.

The day has come for the Punk scene to hit Hudson.  In Loving Memory of D. Boone, Rick Van Santen, Jim Moffit and Louie Dufau John Deux Records and PARTY WITH ME PUNKER! present: THIS IS HUDSON NOT L.A.: Punk Rock Reality Film and Concert at the Basilica Hudson. A History Lesson: Part I film Screening and Q&A with Director Dave Travis PLUS Live Performance by Punk Legend Dez Cadena (of Black Flag and the Misfits) & The Broke Down Bitches.

In “A History Lesson Part I”, Travis presents live footage filmed in the spring of 1984 featuring the Meat Puppets, Minutemen, Twisted Roots and Redd Kross interspersed with interviews of members from each group which examines and puts a perspective on the early years of “psychedelic” punk rock in Los Angeles and Phoenix, AZ.

Wednesday July 6th 2011
Basilica Hudson
110 Front St.
Hudson, NY 12534

Doors at 7 PM

All Ages – Straight Edge – Available $5 at door

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