Wednesday, March 21, 2012


The reviews and articles and absurdity come to life when Roctober Magazine has its 20th Anniversary Party in Brooklyn this Friday!

WHAT:            ROCTOBER MAGAZINE 20th Anniversary Party

WHEN:            Saturday March 24, 2012, 7pm

WHERE:             BookCourt    163 Court Street Brooklyn NY/718.875.3677

Urban Folk Art® Studio/Collective presents the 20th Anniversary party for Roctober magazine, featuring a reading and video from FLYING SAUCERS ROCK N ROLL (Duke University Press), the new book by JAKE AUSTEN, Roctober publisher, and the New York debut of Roctober #50, the anniversary issue. Mr. Austen will briefly read from his anthology of interviews and profiles of unjustly obscure musicians, followed by the New York premiere screening of Flying Saucers Rock!, a video adaptation of the book created especially for this event featuring rare performance footage by the artists featured in the collection, OSCAR BROWN, JR., SAM THE SHAM, SUGAR PIE DESANTO, ZOLAR X, DAVID ALLAN COE, GOOD RATS, BILLY LEE RILEY, THE FAST, GUY CHOOKOORIAN, & THE TRENIERS. Some footage will be from Austen’s cult cable access show CHIC-A-GO-GO. In addition there will be a Q&A, about the history of Roctober, with Mr. Austen, and UFA® members/Roctober contributors Jason Mitchell and Adam Suerte.

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