Earlier this month, Jeff Rosenstock carried out a wrestling-themed present with the Seattle-based promotion Defy Wrestling on the all-ages venue and artwork area the Vera Undertaking. In the present day, the Seattle venue has introduced a $10 pay-per-view stream of the present to profit “the event and preservation of all-ages DIY areas in Seattle and all around the nation.” After a collection of wrestling matches, Rosenstock carried out dwell within the ring with the Demise Rosenstock band earlier than being carried off by Defy star Ethan HD (who wrestled earlier within the occasion towards AEW star Ortiz). Watch all of it right here.
The Vera Undertaking additionally introduced the return of the community-run venue Black Lodge, which was beforehand pressured to shut on the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The area—at the moment beneath building—has beforehand hosted reveals by Rosenstock, Sheer Magazine, Hop Alongside, the Sidekicks, and G.L.O.S.S. Take a look at a preview video that includes Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan (in character as Agent Cooper) beneath.
In April of final yr Rosenstock launched Ska Dream, an all-ska rework of his 2020 album No Dream.
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