Caffeine addicts in both Charleston and Huntington will get extra treats with their java tonight as Radio Free Charleston vets perform at Capitol Roasters in Charleston and The Java Joint in Huntington.
Here in the Capitol City, Captain Crash and the Beauty Queen From Mars, who appeared as “Aurora” on episode 22 of RFC take the performance area at Capitol Roasters starting at 8PM. Joining RFC’s cutest couple will be Joe Slack, who appeared on episode 25 of RFC. This has been a big week for some of our youngest guests, as they landed an article in the Metro section of the Newspaper, and their new song, “Letters,” was featured as the “Song Of The Day” over in the Soundcheck blog, here at TheGazz.com.
If you find yourself fifty miles or so West, you might want to head to the Java Joint to hear Seven Minutes Till Midnight. This band lit up episodes 26 and 28 of RFC, and have one of the most exciting sounds in town. Their show also starts at 8 PM, down there in the Sea of Green that is H-town.
Follow the jump for videos from Captain Crash and the Beauty Queen From Mars, and Seven Minutes Till Midnight.
Here we see Jonathan and Laura doing their take on The Beatle’s “I Want To Hold Your Hand” from the RFC Retrospective Jam Session last December. In a special coincidence, today is the 44th anniversary of the day The Beatles played this song on The Ed Sullivan Show.
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And here we see most of Seven Minutes Till Midnight (Roy had to leave early) doing their cover of the Marshal Tucker Band’s “Can’t You See,” captured live at the La Belle also during the RFC Retrospective. In another stunning coincidence, 44 years ago today, members of The Marshal Tucker Band watched The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show!
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Next month, if all goes according to plan, Captain Crash, The Beauty Queen From Mars, Joe Slack and Seven Minutes Till Midnight will also perform on the same bill at the La Belle Theater in South Charleston. I’ll have more details as the event shapes up.