Friday, May 15, 2009

May 15, 2009 – Gypsy Dave, Gospel Fest, and Free and Legal Downloads

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Gypsy Dave talks to the Erie Times News (annoying self-start video with commercial at the start).   The new Gypsy Dave and the Stumpjumper’s album A Bucketful of Ghosts is now available for purchase.

Franklin’s First Baptist Church will host a gospel music festival this Sunday night at 7 pm.


The Pittsburgh Post Gazette explores summer options for fun.


Anti-Flag will host a CD release party at Pittsburgh’s the Smiling Moose on June 9.


WARRIOR, a Lionsgate Studio release currently shooting in Pittsburgh, is seeking extras.   They need people for the following dates:
• Friday, May 15th
• Saturday, May 16th
• Friday, May 22nd
• Saturday, May 23rd
• Friday, May 29th
• Saturday, May 30th
• Sunday, June 7th
All of these will be shot at Petersen Events Center in Oakland. These are fight scenes, and they are searching for people to play fans in the audience shouting, cheering, booing, and gasping. The fighters acting in the film include Kurt Angle, Eric Apple, and Nate Marquand. You have the option to work from one day up to all seven if desired. Days average 12 hours, can occasionally be shorter, but more often longer, and pay is $100/12 hour, overtime following.
If interested, please e-mail: as soon as possible with the following information.
• name
• phone number
• dates desired

Tim McCord continues his stellar work in Titusville by bringing skateboarding as a PE class.

Upcoming Shows of Local Interest:


  Dan Littler plays Brother Bean in Seneca on Saturday from 7-9 pm.  No cover.  All ages.   (map)



  George Servey, Fiddler Hall of Famer plays a free show from 1:30pm – 3:00pm Sunday at Franklin’s DeBence Museum (map)


What am I missing? What’s on your must-see/do list for this weekend?

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Free and Legal Downloads:

  Mike Watt Live at Club Cafe on May 10, 2009

   Matisyahu Live at Burrus Hall, Virginia Tech University on November 4, 2008

   Justin Townes Earle Live at High Noon Saloon on April 16, 2009

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