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Rocket From the Crypt To Headline Little Steven’s Battle of the Bands

Little Steven’s Underground Garage is proud to present Rocket From the Crypt at Irving Plaza in New York City on Friday, July 23. The performance marks the San Diego band’s only U.S. performance and their second show in more than year. Rocket From the Crypt are the special guest headliners for radio personality Little Steven Van Zandt’s Battle of the Bands Finals. The battle will feature 11 of the country’s best undiscovered garage bands, as they compete for a spot at the International Ungerground Garage Festival. Tickets for the battle can be purchased at Ticketmaster or the Irving box office. The Underground Garage Festival will take place on August 14 at Randall’s Island. Iggy Pop and the stooges, the Strokes, the New York Dolls, Bo Diddley, the Raveonnettes, the Pretty Things and the Monney Suzuki are just some of the bands to play at this one-day festival. Many of the bands on the bill were discovered by van Zandt through his nationally syndicated radio show, Underground Garage. Tickets for the show are $20 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Irving Plaza Battle of the Bands Headliner: Rocket From the Crypt July 23, 2004 Doors at 8pm $12 adv/$15 doors Line-up (for the Battle of the Bands): Steel Pier Sinners The Soft Explosions The Chickes The Blackouts The Five Maseratis The Beatnik Flies The Heatseekers The Dipsomaniacs Muck and the Mires The Konks