The first annual Tesco Fest, named after hardcore punks the Meatmen frontman Tesco Vee, will take place at the Magic Stick in Detroit on August 18. Tickets are $15/$17, it’s an all ages show, and the actions starts at 8 p.m.
A killer bill has been put together featuring headliners the Meatmen, plus hardcore legends Negative Approach, AntiSeen, Gang Green, Iron Cross, Hellmouth, Against the Grain, the Bill Bondsmen, and Golden Torso.
A release says, “Tesco Vee... The very name strikes fear in the cockles of god-fearing farts all o'er the world!After a 32 year career spent in the trenches of the Punk Rock Underground, The Dutch Hercules hath proclaimed that the time is nigh to host a GODDAMN HARDCORE PUNK FEST that befits his name... Seriously butt hurt and smarting at being snubbed by every major fest this side of the Rio Grande, Vee has decided to venture off on his own, hand-assembling some of his angrieset old school chums to reek havoc on the Motor City Aug 18, IN THE FIRST ANNUAL TESCO FEST at the Magic Stick.
Who can resist that?