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Ale Mania gets live!

Totally psyched for Ale Mania, these friends of ours from here in SD, one of two great bands (the other being Beaters) born from the ashes of the Sess, to finally start playing. Tomorrow, a whole bunch of us are celebrating the 27th birthday of our good friend Jeff Graves, and he's invited some of his friends' bands to play a party in his honor. There's the Atoms, Braaiins!, and Scarlet Symphony, but a lot of people are anxious about catching Ale Mania's FIRST EVER show. Hopefully the party doesn't get busted up; it changed houses at the last minute (as you'll notice on the flyer), and now it's been moved to a well-known spot that kinda stopped doing shows for a while. Next Friday, they'll open up for Grand 'Ole Party at the Soda Bar, and it was just confirmed that they'll be opening up the April 15th Ariel Pink/Vivian Girls show at the Casbah. Keep an eye out for the Lustful Fistful 7" we'll be putting out relatively soon...

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