The Texas Punk Problem

June 7, 2013 | 12:01–12:01 am

GalleryHOMELAND

2327 1/2 Commerce St., Houston, TX 77002 Get directions

503.819.9656

Gallery Homeland hosts a benefit bash/pre-launch party for Bill Daniel’s new project, The Texas Punk Problem, a book of photography and writing from the early 80s Texas punk scene. This is a two day event in which Bill Daniel will be screening rare films from his archives, including clips of Sonic Youth playing in downtown Houston in 1986, the Butthole Surfers playing at the old Maceba Theater in Houston in 1986, and various other Texas-based music and film oddities. The walls of the Homeland Gallery will feature Daniel’s punk photography as well as a mash-up of Texas punk ephemera including flyers, zines, record covers.

Friday, June 7th, doors 7:00, film screening and discussion at 9:00, + DJ No Fun.

Saturday, June 8th, doors 7:00, film screening and discussion at 9:00, live band: Hamamatsu Tom & Josh Wolf, then a punk-pop dance party until way late with guest DJs you will adore.

$5-25 sliding scale admission, and art sales to benefit The Texas Punk Problem book project.

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