Boss Hog announce first New York show in eight years

Reunited band will play hometown next month

Boss Hog have announced they will return to the stage in New York next month, with a gig at Bowery Ballroom.

The band will perform in its original line-up fronted by Cristina Martinez, with husband Jon Spencer, Hollis Queens, Jens Jurgensen, and Mark Boyce.

The performance, taking place December 17, will be the band’s first hometown gig in eight years, a reunion that ties in nicely with the end of George Bush’s second term as President, according to the bands frontwoman.

“It’s been two torturous terms of Republican disease and culture death.” Martinez says. “Now that we're free, it's the perfect time for us to bring back our own brand of sick in celebration.”

They will be joined on the night by Those Darlins, burlesque atcs Harvest Moon and Dirty Martini, and special guest DJ Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

The band performed their first-ever show in 1989 as a last-minute fill in at CBGB.

--By our New York staff.
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