Free stuff from the Evangenitals: Tuesday Night

On Tuesday June 24th (that’s tomorrow!) at 10:30pm The Evangenitals will be debuting a never-before-heard lineup of players at Molly Malone’s, immediately following the hotshot Los Angeles-based Johnny Cash tribute band “With a Bible and a Gun” at 9:30. It will be an awesome night of music, not too late, and it’s only $6 to see it!

(Note: this is not the Johnny Cash tribute band that Evangenital Juli has been singing with. That’s “Cash’d Out” of San Diego)

As a special incentive for attending this exciting show that will feature brand new songs and new versions of old classics, we are offering everyone who tells the doorman you’re there to see the Evangenitals a FREE “last supper” Evangenitals poster. There will also be complimentary bubbles available for your ambient pleasure.

On this glorious night the Evangenitals will feature Henry Bermudez on lead guitar, David Hurlin on drums, and our newest extended-family member Keith Lubow on bass. Lisa Dee will be shocking the world with her vocal harmonies (especially on our new Klezmer-inspired version of The Hole) and I, Juli Crockett, will be loving you with all my heart, whether you can make it to the show or not. Though I really hope you can make it.

Molly Malone’s
575 South Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Evangenitals @ 10:30pm
21 & up
$6

p.s.
If anyone is hurting for cash & would like to see the show, we are always in need of a “swag person” to help us with mailing list circulation, cd sales, bubble distribution, etc. If you’d like to volunteer with the Evangenitals for the night, get in free and get some free swag yourself, please let me know!

p.p.s
For folks who are NOT in the LA area, here are simple actions bring you closer to the Evangenitals, and the Evangenitals closer to YOU:

Become a “fan” on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Evangenitals/13851872787
Join our Facebook “Group”:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=5456766961
Be our “Myspace Friend”:
http://www.myspace.com/evangenitals
“Demand” us in your town on Eventful:
http://www.eventful.com/evangenitals

Also, you can join our mailing list on “ReverbNation” for geo-targeted emails (read: less frequent) that will only inform you about Evangenitals events going on in YOUR area:
http://www.reverbnation.com/evangenitals

Thanks for being you.

Much Love,
Juli & the Evangenitals
http://www.evangenitals.com

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grateful

it never fails to make me feel insanely grateful when folks come out and show up for an Evangenitals show — or any friggin’ show for that matter!

there was so much good love in the room tonight, and so many people that I really care about. i was so glad, specifically, that albert and laura and robin and greg and nirvan and levi and patrick and dennis and david and andrea and nick and christine were all there to hear the new evangenitals tunes, and soooooo friggin’ happy that they all seemed to like them so much. it seems “i’m sad” is the new unassuming hit song. you can look forward to hearing more of that at upcoming shows — somewhere in the middle, right before we start rockin’ to the end.

i’ve been thinking of opening sets with “bad town” lately, just to kick the barn doors open and establish ourselves clearly. WE ARE HERE! we used to start all the sets off slow and easy and work our way up to the shit-kickin’, but i’m thinking it may be best if we just cut to the chase and squeeze the slow in the middle somewhere. i’m really enjoying playing with henry bermudez and david hurlin… they bring such great energy and enormous talent to everything they touch. it’s an honor and a privilege to share the stage with them, and ESPECIALLY to have them playing with tunes that i wrote. ridiculous.

i wish we could have played more songs tonight… the show was running late, though, and i had promised to play the new stuff. i had really wanted to do “it takes a long time” for nirvan and levi, and the new version of “the hole” — klezmer style. ah, well. that’s what future shows are for, i suppose. as for now, i need sleep. i’ve got a long drive to Bakerfield in the a.m. with the Cash’d Out boys where we’ll be playing some sort of a “soccer fundraiser” event… With all of Cash’d Out piling into one automobile, i am actually looking forward to the drive. 🙂

Loving you, through it all,
Reverend Juli of the Evangenitals

Evangenitals debut new songs at Room 5 Lounge

SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday, June 14th, 2008
@ Room 5 Lounge
143 N LaBrea Ave
Los Angeles CA 90036
11pm
Price: $7

The Evangenitals present: something old, something new, something borrowed, and some blues

This is an important and intimate night for the Evangenitals and I hope you can join us.

First of all, it’s the very first time we’re playing at this venue, so we’d like to make a good impression – ideally one that makes us look “happening” and “popular”.

Secondly, and more importantly, we’re going to be debuting a handful of new, never-before-played tunes, as well as taking a stroll down memory lane and playing some key songs from Evangenital history.

It’s going to be a stripped-down, intimate, and melodic evening feature Juli Crockett on lead vocals, Lisa Dee on the harmonies, Henry Bermudez on lead guitar, and David Hurlin on the drums.

For those of you who are fans of the slower side of the Evangenitals, this night will surely provide some soul-food for your aching spots. 🙂

I sure hope you can make it. We’d love to share this world premier moment with you!

Much love,
Juli & the Genitals
http://www.evangenitals.com
http://www.myspace.com/evangenitals

Whirlwind Weekend of Wonder-Fullness

This is going to be quite a long weekend… and a great one!

On Friday I’m heading up to Sin City with Evangenitals drummer George Bernardo to play with our *other* band, San Diego’s “Cash’d Out” — the world’s premier Johnny Cash tribute band! George is their skin-beating rhythm train and I’m their dress-wearin’, hair-curlin’ June Carter Cash. We’re playing at the Icehouse in Vegas on Friday, and then heading to the Goathead Salon in Phoenix for a gig on Saturday. It’s my first time on the road with Cash’d Out and I’m EXCITED!!! It is NOT my first time on the road with Georgie; we spent a month together in The 1 Second Film’s Road to Oprah bus!

So, if any Evangenitals fans out there live in Vegas or Phoenix, come and see Georgie and I get our Johnny Cash on! I may be able to score a couple of comp tickets for each show… so hit me up if you’d like to go.

Sunday morning I fly back to LA in time for the Evangenitals to rock the back porch of the Echo for the Grand Ole Echo Country Music Jamboree. We’re assembling a crew of extended Evangenitals family members for an acoustic hootenanny out by the barbecue. I’ll admit it, the 3 hours of music that we’re going to be playing will serve a double purpose: 1) it will be an awesome fun music time, and 2) it will be a good rehearsal for our “plugged in” show the VERY NEXT NIGHT at the Bordello.

Yes, you thought this weekend of madness would be over with the show on Sunday, but no! We continue…

On Monday night, Lisa Dee and I are singing with Artichoke at the Silverlake Lounge (9pm) and then running over to the Bordello for an Evangenitals show at 11pm. At the Bordello we’re playing with an awesome Western Swing 3-piece from Austin, TX called “Shotgun Party” whom I highly suggest y’all come out and give a listen to. They’ve got the goods! 🙂

On Tuesday, we’re auditioning a potential new bass player to bring in the extended Evangenital family fold! Yee-haw! I get very excited about meeting new talented people.

On Wednesay, I will try to rest up for the NEXT weekend which is full of improv shows with my group HAMMERSPACE and an Evangenitals gig at the Room 5 Lounge where we’ll be debuting a handful of BRAND NEW SONGS that I’ve been tinkering away at in my room! I hope that many loving and supportive friends come out for that show, cuz I’m going to be SCARED!!!

Life is good. Love is good. It’s all good.

Love,
Juli