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What: Denver Art Rock Collective All Stars: Inactivists, Little Fyodor, Gort Vs. Goom, Cattle Axe and The Plastic Rakes
When: Saturday, 08.17.19, 8 p.m.
Where: Streets Denver
Why: Denver Art Rock Collective is a loose affiliation of bands that don’t really fit into any distinct musical categories but are united by having an eccentric artistic vision behind the music and this event features some of the group’s greatest bands. Naturally punk/noise pioneer Little Fyodor will bring the weirdness as well as great songcraft, Gort Vs. Goom is the Blue Oyster Cult, Melvins and Devo hybrid no one was expecting or asking for but which we need in this bland era and The Inactivists return after who knows how long a hiatus to lay out twisted pop songs too clever for their own good but also catchy enough that in a parallel universe the band would have had a string of hit records. The Plastic Rakes includes former Mourning Sickness guitarist Matt Maher and Cattle Axe includes former New Ancient Astronauts and Superbuick guitarist/vocalist Kasey Elkington.


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DENVER ART ROCK COLLECTIVE ALL STARS: The Inactivists AUGUST 17 2019

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 8 PM / $8 / 21+
Streets Denver
1501 E Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80218

The Little Fyodor Band

Gort vs Goom

The Inactivists

The Cattle Axe

The Plastic Rakes

DJ Frank Bell

When the Denver Art Rock Collective was established in 2005, it was designed to help misfit musicians band together in support and celebration of the different, the original, and the weird. Outnumbered in a disinterested rock music scene, the DARC sought refuge in the strange. 
Since those halcyon days, the DARC has seen guitar sales decline, CD sales decline, even MP3 sales decline. Clubs have all but abandoned material support for the musically wayward. While the DARC set itself apart from the mainstream, the mainstream has dried up or moved away entirely. Once the court jester to a larger kingdom, the DARC is now one of the few survivors. There is no need to point out the feet of clay, as the once indomitable genre has now withered to dust. Much like Vaughn Meader in the wake of the JFK assassination, the DARC is adrift, a rebel without a cause. Over the past 14 years, many of the bands have disbanded and rebranded before shuffling off to the great gig in the sky. Newer bands, like Bolonium and Gort vs. Goom have taken their place, fighting to keep the spirits alive.
On Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at Streets Denver, in what will either be a reunion of old or a celebration of continuation, the DARC will be hosting their All-Star event. (Hey now, you’re an art-rock star!) Expect to see active DARC bands, The Plastic Rakes, Gort v. Goom, and the Cattle Axe as well as host/MC DJ Frank Bell. And all-star members of such seminal bands as The Mourning Sickness, New Ancient Astronauts, Yerkish, the Skivvies, Amphibious Jones, and the Inactivists. Maybe we’ll even coax Little Fyodor and/or Babushka out of quasi-retirement. These are artists that have not been forgotten… mostly because people weren’t aware of them in the first place. But the few who did see them (mostly because they were dating one or more of the band members at the time) will never forget them. Maybe not in a good way, but the DARC will not go gentle into that dark night. Art Rock may smell funny, but it’s alive!


The Inactivists Return for the Official Denver Comic Con After Party

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Friday, June 30 at 7 PM
Paramount Cafe
519 16th St, Denver, Colorado 80202

Admission is Free!

It's the first night of Denver Comic Con and just because the con is over doesn't mean you have to go home! Its' the Official Denver Comic Con After Party - Friday Night edition.

This is a two-part party, one half outdoors, one half indoors and all of it is free admission and within walking distance of the Convention Center.

Part 1 - Outdoors
Located in the alley next to Paramount Cafe 519 16th Street, Denver CO.
7:00PM - 10:00PM
This event is 21+

Performing:
The Fabulous Boogienauts
The Inactivists
Faded Freakshow


Part 2 - Indoors
Located inside the Paramount Cafe 519 16th Street, Denver CO
This event is 18+

Performing:
Celebrity DJ, KTCL's DJ Alf presenting There's an Ape for That! For this special DJ set, The Ape will be playing a wide genre of records and giving those records away to attendees for FREE afterward.

For both parts there will be games, beer from Breckenridge Brewery, merriment and nerdy fun!


December 10: The Inactivists, Me Me Monster, Gort vs. Goom at Globe Hall

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The Inactivists are back! And front!
Come see a fantastic bill on December 10, 8pm

http://www.ticketfly.com/venue/19489-globe-hall/

Globe Hall
4483 Logan Street
Denver, CO, 80216

8:00 PM

This event is 21 and over
http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1383039

The Inactivists are currently a quartet of music-makers and merry-makers. And mirth-makers. Maybe even meth-makers. They are shakers and movers. Sometimes. Other times they are so inert they escape the attention of motion-detectors. They’ve been around for over 13 years. They’ve also been a square peg for nearly as long. They defy easy categorization. They also defy the first two laws of thermodynamics. They are breaking the law! Breaking the law!
Nerd Rock from Denver, Colorado
http://www.inactivists.com/

Me Me Monster: Hailing from Monstrovian royalty, the brothers Von Moenster journey to their current rock caravan has had many twists and turns. During the communist takeover of Monstrovia, the brothers were escorted via the underground clown brigade to France, Sweden and Houston.
THEATRICAL NEW WAVE AND PUNK INFUSED ROCK
http://www.mememonster.net/

The battle was epic…the heavens shook and sky cracked open, releasing a torrent of sounds rivaled only by the infernal rambles of hell itself. What raged on in the dread dark corners of space has made it’s way to earth…for we should all tremble in the wake of GORT VS. GOOM!
Gort Vs. Goom is a Nerd Thrash power-duo from Denver, Colorado
http://gortvsgoom.com/.


NERD ROCK SHOW! May 13

Read all about it in Westword

May-13-inactivists

Friday the 13th 2016
 
Smashy Claw
http://smashyclaw.com/
 
The Inactivists
 
Bolonium
https://bolonium.bandcamp.com/album/bolonium
 
Columbine:
https://soundcloud.com/columbine
 
Seventh Circle Music Collective
2935 W 7th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80204
 
 
7PM
$7 - $10 suggested donation, help keep 7th Circle alive and functioning!

FRANKSGIVING 2015!! Little Fyodor, Ralph Gean, Inactivists, Suzi HomewreKer plus Frank Bell

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9 pm/ $6/ 21+
Lion's Lair
2022 E Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80206
Show Map

THE TRADITION LIVES ON!!


Frank Bell once again hosts his annual celebration of having survived a near fatal bout of Crohn's Disease instead of succumbing to it and thus not being here now to celebrate it!! Each year on this horrific yet victorious anniversary he parties with his two favorite Denver bands, Little Fyodor and Ralph Gean, plus two more of exceptional caliber, plus offers a HOT DOG AND DONUT BUFFET and accepts donations to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America!!!


This year he is ALSO having an artsy type produce a HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE Jack Chick-style tract telling the story of Franksgiving that he will distribute bountifully among the faithful and faithless alike!!!

So come join the party, git down to the funky sounds, gorge yourselves on delectable delicacies and overall astound yourselves to the awe inspiring extravaganza that is -- FRANKSGIVING 2015!!!!

Ralph Gean, BTW, is an old time rockabilly cat who cut sides in the early sixties and still plays his joyful and sincere heart out with his acoustic balanced on his belly!! Check him out at http://www.ralphgean.com/

The Inactivists are long-time progenitors of eclectic, progressive, wacky, zippy, darkly, sickly humorous rock and whatever else it might get called!!

Suzi HomewreKer is a sweet, tart and saucy power pop punk rock goddess who'd be playing stadiums were there any justice!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qQt2m-Q-XA

Little Fyodor will be playing our first gig since our BIG 7 inch EP release show, and hey, some slabs of Truly Rejected vinyl and the accompanying Mar Williams designed t-shirts are still available.... (Fair Warning: this will be the Little Fyodor trio sans Babushka who will be away on special assignment!!) http://littlefyodor.bandcamp.com/