Playing solo at FierceFest this weekend, then Oct 22nd at the Highline in Seattle, with Ire Adrift & Isenordal.
More solo noise and folk shows shaping up, including a festival January 31st at The Josephine in Seattle :-)
With full color fold out poster!!
Featuring a bunch of awesome Q/WPOC illustrators and comic artists, and of course, as usual, interviews with fierce Queer Punks of Color!
Featuring KARISSA SAKUMOTO, CECILIA KAVARA VERRAN, NIA KING, SBSM, ROSI VO, SUZY X, CRISTY C. ROAD, MAIR SIERRA, PARASTOU, JOYCE HATTON, ARI PEREZDIEZ, SARAH ROSENBLATT, and others :-)
Launching it in Portland at The Projects PDX http://theprojectspdx.tumblr.com/
Sunday, Sept. 28th at the IPRC, noon – 5pm. Free admission!
Available at Fiercefest (Oct 5, Bellingham), Wolfman’s Caravan (Oct 25, Portland), Canzine 2014 (Nov 8, Vancouver) and Short Run (Nov 15, Seattle).
Come hang out with me while I’m tabling at Wolfman’s and Canzine 2014
More info re: contents here http://annaxvo.tumblr.com/post/96115868942/fix-my-head-issue-six
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Addressing pertinent matters such as kissing/fighting in the pit, favourite hardcore grunts, perpetuating Asian stereotypes, Is Punk Dead? and playing stuff from my label, An Out Recordings.
I think Jenn, the host, at one stage, said I talked like “Bob Ross but in your mouth” and that “punk’s not dead, it’s in Anna Vo’s mouth”. Haha.
I mainly used airtime as an excuse to make dumb noises and stupid accents.
My junior volunteer gear team, with their impromptu band, The Distortions, with their song, Jaden Smith, made up entirely of abstract sentences from his Twitter, such as “The Human Consciousness Must Raise Before I Speak My Juvenile Philosophy.”
Trained an epic junior volunteer team, did instructional workshops, been mixing lunchtime bands, and playing tomorrow on the last day of camp!
Showcase this Sunday :-)
This badass junior volunteer team gave workshops yesterday about setting up a PA, and used the phrase “stereo field”… So stoked/proud!