Show commemorating 45th anniversary of Sex Pistols show in SA

The particular all-day occasion options stay music, picture exhibit, a movie screening and finest of all, advantages High Voltage Music Program and Tex Pop.

SAN ANTONIO — Get prepared for some Anarchy in SA! 

It was 45 years in the past that the punk quartet, The Sex Pistols, carried out one of their most memorable reveals in the United States proper right here in San Antonio at Randy’s Rodeo.

The Sex Pistols began their US tour in January of 1978, taking part in principally reveals in the Deep South. Then on January 8, they appeared in the Alamo City, and our city would by no means be the identical.

In honor of that illustrious look in our truthful metropolis, Saustex Records and Tex Pop (in Exile) are holding a one-day occasion on January 7 on the Paper Tiger known as The Filth and The Flautas.

“Four and a half decades on The Sex Pistols appearance in San Antonio remains one of, if not the most storied show of one of the most storied rock’n’roll bands of all time,” mentioned organizer Jeff Smith. “Rather than a simple tribute show there will be a variety of happenings within the event that will serve to contextualize and preserve the legacy of the 1978 event.”

The show will function stay music from:

  • The Sons of Hercules (that includes singer Frank Pugliese of The Vamps who opened the Randy’s show)
  • Hickoids (performing the Pistol’s set from 01.08.78)
  • Ty Gavin (singer of San Antonio/Austin first-wave punk icons The Next performing the band’s materials)
  • Jefferson Trout (co-fronted by Buxf Parrot of Texas punk legends The Dicks and Dotty Farrell of The Punkaroos)
  • The Babylonz (a brand new San Antonio act that carry the custom of the New York Dolls and Heartbreakers)
  • The Cuntry Killers (an suave and chaotic all-female “revenge” cowpunk act from Austin who a reminiscent of some of early Rough Trade Records post-punk acts) 
  • Z-Pocalypse (San Antonio teen band who sprung out of The High Voltage Music Program and carry the spirit ahead.)

The show will even embrace an outsized picture exhibit that includes dozens of beforehand unpublished and unseen-by-the-public pictures taken on the 1978 show by Lindell “Tiger” Tate and Ken Hoge in addition to pictures taken by Danny Grace on the Taliesyn Ballroom in Memphis only a few days earlier than.

Adding to the joy of the day, they are going to be screening the 1996 movie Pretty Vacant by Jimmy Mendiola, who was born right here in San Antonio. The movie is a few Sex Pistols obsessed Chicana punk rocker and gained an award at South By Southwest for Best Narrative Short.

Other surprises are deliberate for the all-day occasion.

“And perhaps best of all — a healthy portion of the show’s profits will benefit the High Voltage Music Program and Tex Pop,” mentioned Smith. “High Voltage is a non-profit after school program that serves kids 12-18 years old in the San Antonio area, putting instruments in their hands and offering free music instruction. Additionally, Tex Pop is a repository of information and ephemera that seeks to preserve the musical history of South and Central Texas with an emphasis on San Antonio. Both are 501c3 registered non-profits, founded and run by women and, based in San Antonio.”

To study extra in regards to the High Voltage Music Program go to their website.

  • 3pm Doors open
  • 4pm ‘Pretty Vacant’ movie screening adopted by 15 minute Q&A with Jim Mendiola
  • 5pm Speaker Panel
  • 6 – 6:30pm Z-Pocalypse
  • 6:50 – 7:30pm Cuntry Killers
  • 7:50 – 8:30pm Ty Gavin
  • 8:50 – 9:30pm Jefferson Trout
  • 9:50 – 10:30 Sons of Hercules
  • 10:50 – 11:25 Hickoids
  • 11:45 -12:15 The Babylonz

The January 7 show on the Paper Tiger on N. St. Mary’s St. is all ages and you may purchase tickets here, $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the show.

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