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Eric Blowtorch and the Inflammables

OK, now that John Sieger, Mrs. Fun, and I stopped that war thing in Iraq, onward to more pressing matters: This Thursday, June 19, ERIC B AND DAVIM spin dope dance discs manufactured after the first Moon Landing at River Horse, 701 E. Center St. (@ Pierce St.), from 10 to closing time. Admission is free. 10 am-noon every Saturday (or Sunday in case of rain/snow/firestorm): I, ELECTRIC ERIC BLOWTORCH, bang my guitar, sometimes with a guest, outside Brady Street Pharmacy, 1696 N. Astor St. (@ Brady St. – duh) Call 272-4384 for details, prescriptions, and lunch counter reservations. This Saturday, June 21, ERIC BLOWTORCH and the INFLAMMABLES meet the UPTOWN SAVAGES inna Cudahy at Vnuk’s Lounge, 5036 S. Packard Ave. (@ Martin, just just off the the southern end of Hwy. 794) Rock ‘n’ roll will stand. Admission is $5. Sunday, June 22, the MIGHTY DJANGO HI-FI begins a month of Sundays at Sol Fire, 2014 N. Farwell Ave. (between Lafayette & Windsor) I will spin Jamaican records from 9 to 1; call 291-0232 for information. Admission is free. Thursday, June 26, TASTE EMCEES meet ERIC BLOWTORCH and the INFLAMMABLES and ARMAGIDEON and a DJ, so I’m told, at Onopa Brewing Co., 735 E. Center St. (@ Fratney) in a benefit show for Riverwest Currents, the Community Voice of Milwaukee’s Left Bank. Call 265-7278 for information. Admission is a donation, I think. Monday, June 30, I, DJ ERIC BLOWTORCHI, will spin Cuban records from 9 pm to midnight at Trocadero, 1758 N. Water St. (@ Pierce St., just west of Van Buren). Call 272-0205 if you like. Admission es gratis. Tuesday, July 1, ERIC BLOWTORCH and the INFLAMMABLES sing and play, for tomorrow we die and go straight to H***, at the Starbucks/Ticketmaster Legends Stage, just outside the Marcus Amphitheater, Summerfest, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Lessen our punishment: visit Fuel, Comet, Node, Brewed Awakenings, and Sherman Perk for coffee and tea, and go to Atomic Records and Rush-Mor for tickets to good shows. Admission is whatever it costs to get into Summerfest. Sunday, July 6, at the Riverwest Gardeners Market on Locust and Bremen, I, ELECTRIC ERIC BLOWTORCH, will sing and bang my guitar from noon to 3 p.m. Stay skeptical Eric