Monday, October 28, 2013

Halloween Run Down - Shows & Events

Special screenings of Halloween classics, haunted ghost tours, and your favorite local bands performing as imposture musicians. Looks like the Foo Fighters and Green Day are very popular costumes this year. It's Halloween in Boston, go to a show. Updates in orange.

October 1 - 31

Ghosts and Gravestones Haunted Tour with Old Town Trolley Tours at Long Wharf

Hippie Chic Costume Exhibit at The MFA

October 1 - 27

Mary Reid Kelley Exhibit at The ICA

October 4 - 5

The Shinning at The Capitol Theatre, Arlington

October 11 - 12

Hellraiser at The Capital Theatre, Arlington

October 12

Terror-Thon at the Somerville Theatre
From noon to midnight, take in cult classic films including West World, Tremors, Planet of the Apes, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Forbidden Planet, The Invisible Man and Dr. Cyclops

October 13

TT's Spooktacular Fall Flea Market and Bloody Mary Bash at TT the Bear's - Cambridge
Friends always let friends drink and shop. Enjoy a big ass Bloody Mary, a couple juicy hot dogs and healthy dose of rock n roll while you browse the goods. Vendors feature vintage, clothing & knick knacks tons of vinyl, collectables & kitsch handcrafted items, jewelry rock and roll memorabilia, musical items, hot dogs, face painting, pumpkin carving & MORE!

October 18 - 19

Night of the Living Dead at the Capital Theatre, Arlington

October 25 - 26

Halloween at the Capital Theatre, Arlington

October 25

Night of Imposters at TT the Bear's - Cambridge
Featuring Ad Frank and friends as "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds", Lifestyle as “Depeche Mode,” Eldridge Rodriguez as “The Jesus and Mary Chain" and members of Letters to Cleo, Orbit, WFNX as "Pretendica"

The Lights Out 5th Annual Halloween Show at The Middle East Downstairs - Cambridge
Featuring The Lights Out as “Tom Petty,” The Field Effect as “Green Day.” The Fastest Lane (feat. Will Dailey & members of Parks, Spirit Kid, Bent Shapes) as “The Eagles,” The Life Electric as “Foo Fighters,” Magen Tracy & Leesa Coyne as “Heart”

The 11th Annual Pill Halloween Show at Great Scott - Allston
Featuring The Luxury as “The Verve,” The Susan Constant as “Metric,” The Daily Pravda as “The Psychedelic Furs,”  DJs Ken & Michael V as “Daft Punk”

Big D and the Kids Table Halloween Show Night #1 at Brighton Music Hall - Allston
Featuring Red City Radio, Survey Says and The Far East

October 26

Local Band Halloween Show at O'Brien's - Allston
Featuring local dudes play "Quicksand", "Descendents", "Helmet"

The Interrobang Halloween Show at Radio - Somerville
Featuring The Steve Walter Orchestra as “The Muppets,” The Deep North as “The Dead North,” Await Rescue as “The Foo Fighters,” When Particles Collide as “Green Day,” The Interrobang as “Radiohead”

Big D and the Kids Table Halloween Show Night #2 at Brighton Music Hall – Allston
Featuring The Swellers, The Macrotones, Hell Sea

Halloween with DW76, Guyliner, Akisma and Pulse Memory at Club Bohemia (The Cantab Lounge)
Featuring Pulse Memory (Formerly Liberation Day – First Boston Show), Akisma as "Nine Inch Nails", Guyliner (Featuring members of Oilhead) and Death Waltz’76 as "Mindless Self Indulgence". Now including a costume contest with a 1st prize gift certificate for a pair of Doc Martins (valued up to $150) as well as free candy.

October 30

Hell Night at Great Scott - Allston
Featuring Horror Business as Misfits, Fistfull of Hmmerhoids as Turbonegro, American Ruse as MC5, In Rock as Deep Purple, Your Shitty Future as The Bronx

Local Halloween Show at O'Brien's - Allston
Featuring local bands as "Green Day", "Camera Obscura", "The Nerves", "Creedence Clearwater Revival"


October 31

A Halloween with The Misfits at The Wilbur Theatre
Featuring The F.U.'s, Brunt Of It and The Attack

2nd Annual Trick or Treat Yo Self at Great Scott - Allston
Eye Design presents the second installment of Trick or Treat Yo Self featuring Dan Webb and the Spiders as "Jay Reatard", Sneeze as "Green Day", members of Flat Swamp, Grass Is Green and Vending Machetes as "Weezer", Members of Hex Map, The New Dumb and Never Give A Goat The High Ground as "Wire" along with artists Monkey Chow, Zombie Romance, Mighty Lark and Geena Matuson

Allston Pudding Presents Free Halloween Pizza Party at Regina Pizzeria - Allston
With performances by Krill as "The Pixies", Cuffs as "80's Sonic Youth" and Vundabar as "Violent Femmes. Free admission, ALL AGES, $1 slices, half priced apps and a costume contest (1st place: $150 gift card to Pizzeria Regina, 2nd place: $100 gift card, 3rd place: $50 gift card). That's a lot of pizza.

November 2

Innerpink & Friends Rocks Off Halloween at The Midway Cafe - Jamaica Plain
Featuring The Peppermint Patties (as themselves), Huge Face as "Nirvana", TresHombres as "ZZ Top", Innerpink & Friends as "The Rolling Stones"

Halloween Hangover VIII at The Middle East Upstairs - Cambridge
Featuring OTP, Jet Black Sunrise, The Lady Comes First

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