In the punky tradition of The Slits, Wet Nurse uses its womanliness to generate a veritable doozy of a band name.
Comprised of twin sisters Nina and Susana Chaplin as well as drummer Vanessa Brewster, the band hails from Florida's Disney-tainted underbelly of Orlando. And with its moniker, there's no question whether the members of this garage punk trio have girl parts or not.
Though these three ladies only joined sonic forces at the end of last year, they have been quickly making their way out of Borelando, hopping from venue to venue all across the state.
And on August 18, Wet Nurse will head south to the Magic City for a gig at at Churchill's Pub alongside surfy punks The Gutter Queens and The Gun Hoes, and Austin's Little Lo. In preparation for this show, rock out to the trio's EP out on Goddess America Records and their split seven-inch with the Lazy Boyzzz.
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With lyrics like, "No one's around to give me a cigarette lighter!," these wild women lament the complex situations life has to offer with irreverence. Seriously, though, does anyone have a lighter?
Wet Nurse with . Thursday, August 18. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Doors open at 8 p.m. and admission costs $5. Ages 18 and up. Call 305-757-1807 or visit churchillspub.com.