We are The Sore Losers!

What a week we have ahead at your friendly neighborhood Rock-n-Roll Wedding Chapel!

We have new hours! Now open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 11am-8pm or later. Now you never have to worry about missing our faces or all the cold beer and hot deals on vintage that we serve up!

This installment of Free Wednesday we are very excited to show the 1997 rock-n-schlock film “The Sore Losers”. (Cult film about rock n roll aliens who come to earth to kill hippies!) This film was written and directed by the one and only John Michael McCarthy, and features Japanese garage rock legends Guitar Wolf! [Also playing a SOLD OUT show here Thursday] The film also stars Jack Oblivian (The Oblivians/The Sheiks Also playing here June 7th!), Mike Maker (The Makers), and Fleetwood’s own Mary Kelley as “The Malt Liquor Angel of Bloodwood” (sounds about right). We will show the film at 8pm.

Thursday All the way from Japan- Guitar Wolf is coming to play a sold-out show with Greg Cartwright and The Tip Tops, Zin Vetro and The Paint Fumes! There will be no tickets available at the door, sorry but catch Guitar Wolf in Charlotte the next night]

Friday is going to be a super-charged-garager-rager (say ! We have the Broke Jokes/The Fixed Faces/Tony and the Haircuts and just added killer doom metal all the way from Venezuela-ZETA! 

This Saturday is our first ever Lo-fi Farmer’s Market (happening rain or shine). Come shop for fresh fruit and vegetables, plant starts and much more from 12-5 pm. [Contact theswitch@gmail.com for vending information]

Saturday night it’s Clash of the Pansies wrestling and benefit punk show! This time it’s personal!! Don’t miss the rematches! Don’t miss the grits! Deadname-queer hardcore punx – Bands scheduled are  Tears For The Dying-   Nomadic War Machine-

Sunday Nico Bang is debuting their soon to be famous mimosa bar. This Mixer/Mixtress really knows their stuff!

Sunday evening we have dream pop sweetness from Larkin/Jon Charles Dwyer and Origami Ghost to ease you into your week.

Love,

Fleetwoods.

Marc McCloud’s Groovy Movie Nights

 

Every last Wednesday of the month we have Marc McCloud (our local auteur of movie culture and knowledge )grace our Rock-n-Roll chapel with a curated film of his choice. It happens to be this week and he’s paying tribute to film maker Larry Cohen and will have cool trailers and trivia to open the movie (7pm trailers/8pm movie start). Concessions and drink specials will be available.

Thursday we have two cool events back to back. Trevor Wade is coming with “Clown Fish” tales of sex, gender and other black and white topics at 7pm and after that an evening of Latin sounds, salsa, live music and more at our monthly  event Culture Shock (last Thursday of month).

Friday is the first of three days of super cool vintage finds from Black and Blue vintage in the chapel.

Friday evening we have sweet and salty sounds from the Drinkard Sisters, Austin Stambaugh and local picker Wes Tirey.

Saturday aside from the vintage pop-up we have three cool (garage/grungy/synth bands)playing beginning at 9pm- Those Far Out Arrows are back with locals Sane Voids and Sleepy Poetry.

Sunday is the last day of the pop-up so come and have a mimosa while you shop! Sunday evening is the Comedy Island Game Show!

Don’t miss a beat!

Love,

Fleetwood’s

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The Punk Flea take 2!

We’re starting our week off with a bang! Wednesday there is a free show with The Living Deads and Youth and Canvas! Drink Specials and 1/2 off wine! Thursday there is killer show with dark and dreamy, dream wave bands: Crooked Ghost,The Big Lonesome and Ila Minori. Friday it’s all about hairspray and spandex for Hair Metal Karaoke with DJ Terra Ware. (free)   This Saturday is our first of many Lo-Fi Farmer’s Market with tictures and all the fruit and veg that you could possibly want! Then enjoy the tunes from Jon Worthy and the Bends with friends.Easter Sunday at Fleetwood’s you will find our re-scheduled Punk Flea (12-5pm). Then it’s a queer Easter Egg Hunt and Queer Comedy party!! (8-11)

Don’t miss a beat at Fleetwood’s! 

Punk Flea!

 

What an amazing week we have coming up at Fleetwood’s!

This Wednesday is the first in our series of free Wednesday shows with Kill Vargas and the Sane Voids. Also we will have 1/2 off of all of our wine (by bottle or glass).

Thursday we have a cool electronica synthwave scene happening with Space Tyger/Tin Foil Hat and Half State.

Friday our very own DJ Daggermoon is playing the platters that matter and hosting a killer  “Spring Fever” dance party in the chapel. It’s free, so make the scene!!

Saturday It’s punk rock-n-roll at it’s finest with The Dimarcos/Harakiris and The Callers $5 adv $7 door

Sunday- It’s a huge day! Our beloved Punk Flea is back and with all the studs and spikes you could possibly ever want!! 12-5pm

Then later there is a killer psychedelic/garage show from Fever Beam/Leper Shepard and The Minnies.

 

April Fools…

It’s no joke that we have some killer events that are happening this week!

This Wednesday our very own Tony Bones (Viva Le Vox) will be steering the ship and we’ll have 1/2 off glasses and bottles of wine.

Thursday we have cool experimental sounds in the chapel with Monoculture (LA) / Glass Bricks and Shutterings.

Friday it’s the oh so fun and popular Punk/Indie Karaoke 9pm

Saturday we have some serious garage/punk rock-n-roll from Garbage Wives/Cloud City Caskets and Velvet Reaper

Sunday we are hosting a Rock-a-Billy Birthday for Andrea English with cool cars, and killer sounds from The Dirty Dutch Trio and the Trusty Huskers and tons of beer:) 12-6pm

At 8pm there’s also comedy in the Chapel with Jason and Becky.

 

 

Getting Groovy with Marc Mcloud

Another fun week ahead that starts with the first of many groovy movies brought to you by Orbit Dvd’s own Marc Mcloud.  There will be a round of trivia followed by hand picked trailers and our film of the evening “It should have been Rocky Horror”-M.Mcloud. We’ll have concessions for sale and our usual great selection of beer and wine.

Wed 3/27  Marc’s Groovy Movie! 7pm and free (movie begins at 8).

Thu 3/28 Queering El Dance Floor Latino and Queer dance party (ALL are welcome)

Fri 3/29  Indie dream pop goodness from Gash/Sleepy Poetry/Concordian/Son of

Sat 3/30 It’s the last night of the rip roaring good time known as The Power Residency and it’s going out with a bang from The Power/The Dirty Dutch Trio and Bombay Gasoline.

Sun 3/31 Snailmate and Kangarot are bringing the synth pop weirdness to the chapel!

Don’t miss a beat!

 

 

Spring Fever Forever!

The sun is out, the birds are chirping and we’re rocking out in the chapel!

Monday– Spud Cannon (NYC) with Bad Molly (tour kick off show) and the hot new no- wave band TV SET.

Tuesday- An early show (8pm hard start) of colossal proportions! Total War (reunion)Dances/Wyla and pretty pretty

Wednesday-  Super heavy doom metal from YATRA (Maryland)/Ape Vermin/Coffin Torture!

Thursday- It’s the ever popular Queer comedy party featuring Ian Aber!Tickets available through model face comedy.

Friday- We are happy to be hosting the 2nd Birthday Party for Space Heater with local faves Luxury Club and touring band Identikit!

Saturday-

Day-   There is a  women in comedy writer’s workshop happening from 1-5pm.

Night-The Power residency continues with rock-n-roll stylings from (Athens by way of Japan) Pinky Poodle Doodle, the White Oak Splits and the Asheville premier of Ancient Ethel (Missy from Jackson Harem’s new band)!

Sunday- We have comedy in the chapel with John-Michael Bond. Tickets available from modelface comedy

All shows are $5 advance and $7 at the door unless specified. There is a $3 up charge for under 21.

Sugar on your lips and spring fever!

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What a weekend we just had! Our first ever Noise Fest, Burger Records Revolution 7 party and the biggest Punk Flea ever! We are springing forward with another wild week of music ahead!

Monday: Stoops (from Philly) with Shutterings and Tan Universe. 8:30pm $7

Tuesday: One of our favorite bands on the planet is bringing their amazing show to us! So excited to welcome Scott Yoder back to Fleetwood’s!

Wednesday: A little subcultural culture heads your way with Julia Caesar/Kismet and Mike Martinez (Natural Born Leaders)  .

Thursday:  A double header with Rock-n-Roll Odyssey puppet show  and Pons/Rocky River Nightmare/Uncle Kurtis

Friday: Eyes Up Here Comedy All female comedy.

Saturday: The Fleetwood’s record fair starts (3/16-3/17) we got all your vinyl needs covered!

The Power Residency with Baby Tony and the Tennies/The Georgia Dish Boys and the Pink Stones.  (9-till)

Sunday: The Record Fair continues and ends with a free show from Meat Belt/Jaeb/Anywhere from Here

Come on feel the Noise!

March is a big month here at Fleetwood’s rock-n-roll wedding chapel! With South by Southwest approaching, tons of touring bands are heading our way. In order to bring the best straight to you, we will be open on Monday and Tuesday nights for the next three weeks!

This week we start the string of heavy hitters with:

MondayThe Tenders and Slow Poison  rock-a-billy from Nashville and garage rock from Asheville. This show is only $5 and starts at 9.

Tuesday Daddy’s Beemer/BEX/Rowdy Leaf and a solo set from Boy Scott. This will be a garagey dream pop show guaranteed to make you gaze at your shoes and notice that your toes are tapping. This show starts at 8:30 and is $5 adv and $7 day of. $3 up charge for under 21.

Wednesday– Cure yourself with a mid-week mind blower from Birdgangs(Boston)/The Minnies/Don Babylon This show starts at 8:30 and is $5 adv and $7 day of. $3 up charge for under 21.

Thursday– This will be the 3rd time we’ve been lucky enough to have A Deer A Horse slay the Chapel. Do not miss this show with new-ish to town Harriers of Discord and Thresher! This show starts at 8:30 and is $5 adv and $7 day of. $3 up charge for under 21.

Friday– The weekend starts with a sonic assault of noise with our first annual Noise Fest. Noise artists from Asheville and Johnson City circuit bending and mind melting. 9pm start $7

SaturdayThe noise and festing continues with our 2nd annual Burger Records Revolution 7 party starting at 1pm. Bands, Burgers, Beers all day! $7 wrist band for all the bands.

SundayThe Punk Rock Flea Market  is back! Our monthly market of all that is cool! 12-5 free! Coffee and Chai will be for sale:) After you’ve found the perfect jean jacket, wear it to see comedy in the chapel staring Rick Matthews (tickets available thru Model Face Comedy)!

 

 

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