1. avatar the dirty weed
    To celebrate what feels like the start of the summer, we've got a super free weekender at The Menage, book-ended by a solo show from Vic Ruggiero of The Slackers on Thursday and our resident student party, Crush, on Bank Holiday Monday.
    Also, don't forget - we're open from 5pm on Friday for post-work pints.

    Here's a quick rundown but check [url=]http://www.menageriebar.com/[/url] for full listings.

    [b:58b4c37627]THURSDAY[/b:58b4c37627]

    VIC RUGGIERO
    THE AGRESSORS BC

    9PM / £7

    Victor "Vic" Ruggiero is a musician, songwriter and producer from New York City who has played in many ska bands, such as The Slackers, Stubborn All-Stars, SKAndalous All-Stars, Crazy Baldhead and The Silencers (not to be confused with the Scottish rock band The Silencers). He has also performed with punk rock band Rancid, both live and in the studio. He has released three solo acoustic albums, and has accompanied acoustic ska musician and singer Chris Murray.
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    [b:58b4c37627]FRIDAY[/b:58b4c37627]

    BELFAST MUSIC CLUB FREE PARTY!

    Michael Bennett
    Lyndon Stephens
    Mark Manley

    9pm

    BALEARIC / DISCO/ POST-PUNK /HIP HOP/ COSMIC DISCO / SOUL/ALL SORTS!

    Expect to hear everything from Post-Punk gems and Paradise Garage style Disco to Brazilian Tropicalia, French Psyche to Hip Hop

    [url=]www.myspace.com/belfastmusicclub[/url]
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    [b:58b4c37627]SATURDAY[/b:58b4c37627]

    CHEAP THRILL FREE PARTY!
    w/ Jonny Carberry

    Cheap Thrill – a nite of minimal synths, mutant disco, machine funk, odd pop, post-punk and lo-fi boogie.

    9PM
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    [b:58b4c37627]SUNDAY[/b:58b4c37627]

    BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY SAMBA '68

    Lyndon Stephens
    Damian Mills
    Samba ’68 Residents

    7pm

    A regular on the major Irish festival circuit Lyndon Stephens has been DJing in Belfast for fifteen years now and has worked for the Red Bull Music Academy for ten.
    An avid collector of underground music of all styles this Bank Holiday he will be digging deep into his collection to present old and new gems from Marvin Gaye to Floating Points.

    Damian Mills is a vet of the world music scene and returns for a rare performance spinning a collection of weird and wonderful brazilian based grooves and tunes.
    More often seen leading Belfast’s live samba band; Beatndrum, Damian travelled far and wide to collect the sounds for evening’s foray into favela chic. Carnival is his life, Samba runs through his soul – come enjoy the carioca, mangue, afro brasilian and hybrid sounds.
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    [b:58b4c37627]MONDAY[/b:58b4c37627]

    CRUSH (END OF EXAM PARTY!)
    A Student Party
    w/ Rory McConnell (Radio 1) & Darren Craig

    Bottled Beer - £2
    Vodka / Whiskey + mixer - £2

    9pm / £3
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    [url=]http://www.menageriebar.com/[/url]