Wet Nurse just kicked off their IndieGoGo fundraising campaign so they can raise some money to tour and support their new album, Daily Whatever. The album is due out in August, but you can pre-order it now and get in free to their record-release party on August 24 at Peacock, after which, the band will be heading out on the road to hit the Deep South, Texas, the Midwest, New England, New York, DC, and then back to the South. It's an ambitious tour schedule, and month-long tours are expensive! So the IndieGoGo campaign has been set up to help ensure they've at least got enough gas money to get home. GO DONATE, and get a tape or a record or a CD or even some postcards from the road.
Oh, you can also go see the band play tonight at Uncle Lou's with Peeple Watchin', Big Awesome, Coming Clean, The Holy Shits, and Henrietta. The show's just $5 and it kicks off super-early (8:30).
And, over at Back Booth is the latest NorseKorea free show, and this one features the almighty thump of Basements of Florida, the diaphanous twang of Roadkill Ghost Choir, and – in what will probably be the last chance you'll have to see them for free – Gainesville's Levek, who are warming up for their two shows this weekend in New York City. Obviously, those NYC shows (at Pianos and Glasslands Gallery) are a big deal, since this is going to be a chance for all the bloggers and critics who are freaking out about the band's forthcoming Look A Little Closer album (out Sept. 25) to check out Levek in person. And, with Orlando's own Gerald Perez (aka Maximino) on board as a full-time member now, there's no doubt that they'll be quite impressive. Come check 'em out so you can brag to all your Brooklyn friends that "yeah, I saw 'em before you did."
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at email@example.com.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.