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December Announcements

Holiday Show in NYC

There are still tickets available for both shows, go to The Knitting Factory if you want to get them in advance.

December 17 - 2 sets of the Slack with special guests Sturgeon (Leftover Crack), Simon Chardiet (Barsinisters), Larry McDonald on percussion, Captain of Industry, and Ranking Joe (TBA). Show starts at 11 p.m.

December 18 - 2 sets of slack with special guests Tri State Conspiracy, and Buford O'Sullivan. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Slackers in Brazil

The Slackers are going to Sao Paolo for 2 shows in late January. 2 more possible shows are being planned.

East Coast Dates

The Slackers are playing Washington DC on January 7 with the Pietasters. After that we have a 3 week tour being planned for February 23 to March 11. Dates will be announced shortly.

European Dates

All the Slacker European Dates for spring 2006 are confirmed.Please see our tour listing for more information.

New Slacker CD

Peculiar, will be out on Hellcat records on February 21, 2006 and is in production and still on schedule. Download 86 the Mayo from Epitaph.

2005 Holiday Show Set List Requests

December 17 - New York City - Knitting Factory - Day 1 Set 1: mix of old/new slacker tunes Set 2: Slackers with Special Guests special guests include sturgeon (leftover crack), more to be announced opener: Captain of Industry DJ: Victor Rice mixing live dub

Update: Due to an unexpected family committment, Doreen Schaeffer will not be able to make this performance. Don't worry, she's fine.

December 18 - New York City - Knitting Factory - Day 2 special red light theme show plus all-request show -more details to be announced opener: Buford O' Sullivan and the Weapons; Tri-State Conspiracy DJ: Victor Rice mixing live dub

Blogs Are Coming

In the next month or so, we'll be setting up band member blogs. It will take a little time for The Slackmaster General (yours truly) to get it up and running. Shortly after that, you will be treated to the rants, raves, inspiration, pain, sorrow, joy, love and angst that is The Church of Slack. Maybe Vic will go all stream-of-consciousness on us and talk about talking cats and ladybugs. Dig that.

Anywayz, stay tuned kids, 'cause we got some more tricks up our sleeves :-)

The Church of Slack Rolls Into Austin


The Slackers are finishing up their Southern Tour. Thanks for all the fans that have been posting their photos up on the Flickr Group! We love to see them :-)

This Weekly Update (11/5/2005)

Hi everybody,
how are you doing?

  1. southern tour. thanks so much to everyone who has come out. Shows have been great. We've been blown away by the response from you guys. Wow. we've got to do this more often.
  2. Nashville - new date has been added. see tour dates below. please get the word out if you live in the area
  3. website - the website is under construction and will be coming back soon.
  4. new cd - afternoon in dub is out. its for sale at our shows and through do tell records and stubborn records.
  5. merch arrangement. our merch is now distributed through stubborn records. there will be a link between our sites in the future.
  6. nyc shows - we've got several coming up with the slackers and other incarnations of the band. come and check them out!!! Especially check out the Glen Adams b-day. It dont get more legendary than that line up! Dennis Alcapone! Derrick Harriot!
  7. peculiar - new cd due out febuary 21st on hellcat records. still on schedule.
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