Rock 'n' roll and buns.
That's what California's Burger Records and Cheap Miami will be bringing to the Magic City when Burger Revolution 3 Fest hits the grill at Churchill's Pub.
"It's like a worldwide festival," explains Cheap Miami's Patrick Garcia of the Burger party. "It's open to every city. If anyone wants to, they can go ahead and participate."
Going down at Little Haiti's legendary rock club on March 7, the bash will include tuneage from Los Angeles' Corners, as well as lots of local faves.
Burger Records' Revolution Fest 3 2015 Lineup
-Viceroy (Sean Joseph Wouters)
-Part Time Models
Named one of LA's ten hardest working bands of 2014 by Oh My Rockness, and ranked among the best albums of the year for Maxed Out On Distractions by several indie music blogs, Corners is getting ready to hit the road for 2015. The crew is also putting the finishing touches on its latest single, "No Confusion," which we bet will be performed at Burger Revolution.
On a local level, the New Year is already looking promising for Plastic Pinks. The "rad city sticky pop" guys are pumped up for their Cheap Miami EP release, Livin' on the Coast , coming out in the next few months, as well as their Die Slaughterhaus Records seven-inch compilation.
While Miami's inaugural Burger Revolution has a sizzling roster, this year's fest is the result of Cheap Miami's talent booking and, well, coincidence.
"I almost forgot about Burger Revolution until I saw them post it!" Garcia laughs. "We tried doing this last year, but we couldn't find the right venue. So this year I decided to do it, especially because we already had Corners coming in that day."
And since Corners' 305 gig happened to fall on the same weekend as Burger Revolution, Garcia figured, "why not turn it into a fest so that everyone can have fun?"
Music aside, the festival will also serve as the launch of Cheap Miami's zine which will feature black-and-white drawings, writings, and photos from the cassette label's bands, shows, and releases.
"We're kinda testing the waters," fesses Garcia. "I come from a visual artist background, and I've always been in love with the idea of a funny zine. I wanted to release it in honor of us bringing Corners back to Miami, and it kinda worked out to being part of the festival."
The only bad thing... We all gotta wait exactly two months to join the Burger Revolution!
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Burger Records' Burger Revolution Fest 3. Presented by Cheap Miami. Sponsored by Jolt Radio. Saturday, March 7. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. The show starts at 10 p.m. and tickets cost $7. Call 305-757-1807 or visit churchillspub.com.