Tue, May 16 On Sale: Mar/17

The Masquerade Presents

40th Anniversary Tour


Rosie Flores


7:30 PM | $28.50 ADV | All Ages



Three decades after the inception of X, one thing is clear: X was not only one of the most influential bands to crash out of the punk movement of the late ‘70s, but the band’s music continues to be sonically groundbreaking today. Songs written during the group’s inception are as relevant and inventive today as they were in 1977.

The fact is, no one sounds like X and no one ever will.
It’s not surprising when you consider the group’s unique beginnings, which can only be attributed to fate. On the same day with nearly the exact same wording, two want-ads appear in a local music rag. One was sent in by a guitarist named Billy Zoom, the other by bassist who called himself…

Rosie Flores

Rosie Flores is one of those musical treasures that lurk beneath the popular “culture” radar and we ignore at our own peril lest they get discouraged and disappear, only to be “discovered” by Sweden or Italy or somewhere. (No offense, we love you Sweden! Ti amiamo Italia!) Then we are left to scratch our heads and say “Hey, why didn’t WE love her first?”  It’s like when we ignored Howlin’ Wolf and then let the Brits sell a watered down version of it back to us in the guise of the Rolling Stones.  It ain’t right.

Beginning in the late 70s with her rockabilly punk band the Screamin’ Sirens, Rosie Flores has been…

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