ABOUT SEAN KERSHAW
Brooklyn-based music artist Sean Kershaw, whose swaggering, “high-octane honky-tonk” (New York Times) has thrilled and seduced audiences from New York to L.A. and beyond, is releasing a long-anticipated EP, The Aussie Sessions, scheduled to drop in the States on December 7, 2013. Read more >>
Sat May 21 (day): Sean Kershaw & Friends at Carroll Park Fair! A buncha local cats playin mostly bluegrass and honkytonk at this once yearly, always fun local flea market. Noon-6pm, free in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn http://www.friendsofcarrollpark.com/carroll-park-fair/
Sat May 21 (night): Serpentones at Sidewalk! Midnite, 1 hour set; on a killer bill w the Carvels, Gotham Rockets, Frank DiNunzio III Band, Suke Cerullo Trio and Theo Charlesworth (from last to 1st) showtime 7:30pm, S-tones midnite-1am; free; 94 Ave A NYC
Fri May 27: Serpentones at Pink's! 9-midnite, free at a cool and new (to us) venue on the Lower East Side w cheep drinks and food. 242 E 10th St NYC
Sat May 28: Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers at the Bayou! A great bluesy BBQ joint a little to the North of NYC, and a fave haunt of the Blind Pharaohs back in the day. 10:30pm-1:30am, free 580 Gramatan Ave, Mt Vernon, NY 10552
Sun May 29: Serpentones at Red Doors Coney Island! Ring in the summer season w your fave rave surfadelic garage soul ska glamabilly w gogo dancers band! Yes the dancers are back for this one, and it gwan b fun! 1205 Surf Ave Brooklyn USA across from the Freakshow. 9-midnite, free, full bar & kitchen
Fri June 17: Serpentones at Otto's Shrunken Head! 11pm, free on a killer bill w Lara Hope & the Arktones and Phil Gammage Quartet, and DJ's Kevin Hudson and Ky D; an Oscar's Ultra Twist joint! 538 E 14th St NYC
Sun June 26: Brunch w Sean Kershaw & the Terrible Two at Superfine! Pretty much the NJR's without drums but with eggs and mimosas. Some of the best breffex grub anywhere, full bar and free pool table. And a heapin' helpin' of honkytonk music to whet yer appetite. 12-3pm, free, 126 Front St DUMBO Brooklyn USA *family friendly*
Fri July 15: Serpentones at Bar Chord! 10pm-1am, free at our fave lil bar w the smokin' back yard! 1008 Cortelyou Rd Brooklyn USA
Sat Sep 24, 2016: Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers at the New England Shakeup! Outside at the Car Show Sat afternoon deets TBA Sturbridge, MA http://www.newenglandshakeup.com
*SK&NJR; = Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers, hi-octane honkytonk
*Serpentones = Sean Kershaw on electric guitar w sax, bass, drums; sometimes keyboards. Sometimes gogo dancers. Surf, Rockabilly, Jump Blues & Ska
*SK = Sean Kershaw by his lil ol' lonesome, sometimes as a one man band w kick drum, sometimes just guitar.
*The World Famous Blister Brothers: SK w electric guitar & kickdrum, and a sax player. Sounds like a full band they say.
*SK Trio = Sean Kershaw playin' electric rockabilly and jump blues w bass & drums. Rock'n'Roll.