Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Macaulay Culkin is in a pizza-inspired Velvet Underground tribute band, and it’s coming to Dallas
They don't do too much toppings, cheese days!
Hallelujah, Christmas is over! No more horrible Christmas song remakes, packed malls or frantic crafting for those on your list. The only real bummer is not having an excuse to watch Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost In New York more than once. (We didn’t watch Home Alone 3 — it’s rubbish.)
But if you haven’t had your complete fix of Macaulay Culkin, listen up — there’s a chance to see him in person in 2014. Local talent buyer Parade of Flesh booked Culkin’s recently established Velvet Underground tribute band to play Club Dada on March 12.
Dubbed The Pizza Underground, Culkin and his four bandmates do stripped down versions of classics from the Underground/Warhol era, with pizza-inspired lyrics. Take for example "These Days," off singer/songwriter Nico's 1967 album Chelsea Girl, in which The Pizza Underground sings, "I've been out walking/I don't do too much toppings these days/Cheese days."
- Club Dada
2720 Elm St.
- Age limit: All ages $13 - $15
In a video of the band’s first show (below), they’ve even coined the pizza box as an instrument. Culkin plays kazoo and sings.
The Pizza Underground will be performing with electronic dance duo Moving Units. Tickets to the concert are now on sale for $13.
The Pizza Underground’s show is scheduled just two-and-a-half weeks after Jared’s Epic Party, featuring Vanilla Ice and the Ninja Turtles. Is this the birth of a ‘90s revival movement in North Texas? Only time will tell. Consider this an unofficial call for someone to host a hybrid Global Guts/Legends of the Hidden Temple competition at White Rock Lake with a life-size Aggro Crag.
First Concert by The Pizza Underground
h/t Central Track
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