The Heads

+Add a show | Edit this bio
The Heads
There are three bands named "The Heads": 1) The Heads (1993), based in Bristol, belong to the space-rock school of extreme psychedelic rock founded by Hawkwind, but they also absorb the dadaistic elements of the Flaming Lips. Debuting with Quad (Rooster, 1993), the Heads spent a few years releasing only singles. Relaxing With... (Cargo, 1996) collects the 1993-1995 singles (1994's epic 11-minute "Coogan's Bluff," 1995's "Television") and a few new tracks that show a much harder style - a demented soup of Stooges, MC5 and Blue Cheer. Read more about The Heads on Last.fm.
Update this bio   |   Artist Bio + Tag FAQs
  • The most authentic tribute to the Talking Heads in the Pacific…more
    • plew's brews
    • Friday, 2/6/2015 21+
    • 9:00pm till 12:00am | $FREE
    • 0
    • 0
  • The most authentic tribute to the Talking Heads in the Pacific…more
    • 0
    • 0
  • Two great tribute bands come together for one rockin show!…more
    • dublin pub
    • Saturday, 2/21/2015 21+
    • 9:00p till 1:30am | $6.00
    • 0
    • 0
    • kenton club
    • Thursday, 2/26/2015 21+
    • 9:00 P.M. | $FREE
    • 3
    • 0

    displaying only the last 75 shows

  • The most authentic tribute to The Talking Heads in the Pacific…more
    • arriverdici
    • Saturday, 1/24/2015 AA
    • 8:00p till 11:00p | $5.00 for front of house seating
    • 1
    • 2
  • The most authentic tribute to the Talking Heads in the Pacific…more
    • 1
    • 0
  • +a punk/goth/industrial dance party fundraiser
    • pink house
    • Friday, 10/31/2014 AA
    • 9pm | $Donations
    • 9
    • 0
    • sandy hut
    • Saturday, 10/25/2014 21+
    • 9pm | $3-5
    • 4
    • 0
  • The idea was simple originally... Put together a Talking Heads…more
    • dante's
    • Saturday, 7/5/2014 21+
    • 7pm | $10
    • 0
    • 0
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/572293589483671/ Presented by…more
    • 11
    • 1
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/572293589483671/ Presented by…more
    • 7
    • 0
  • All door money goes to a friend struggling with cancer.
    • 5
    • 0
    • slims
    • Friday, 10/18/2013 21+
    • | $
    • 0
    • 0
  • OPBMusic.org and Mississippi Studios Presnt PDX/Rx
    • 0
    • 0
    • bunk bar
    • Saturday, 8/3/2013 21+
    • 9pm | $Free
    • 6
    • 0
    • habesha
    • Friday, 6/21/2013 21+
    • 9pm | $donations
    • 0
    • 0
    • doug fir
    • Saturday, 5/25/2013 21+
    • doors at •8pm, show at •9pm | $15 adv./15 dos.
    • 0
    • 0
  • Portland vs Seattle grindcore massacre, presented by HeadSplit…more
    • red room
    • Saturday, 3/9/2013 21+
    • 8:30 pm | $5 bucks
    • 4
    • 0
  • This is a benefit show to help raise money for Joel from Absent…more
    • 26
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • refuge
    • Friday, 7/20/2012 AA
    • 6p | $free!
    • 33
    • 0
  • XSW Portland Showcase Fundraiser. rumor is " Talkdemonic, Y La…more
    • bunk bar
    • Friday, 2/10/2012 21+
    • 9p | $-
    • 0
    • 0
  • READ: The Know will be closed (for an hour) prior to allowing…more
    • the know
    • Friday, 1/13/2012 21+
    • 8p | $5
    • 52
    • 0
  • SHARE THIS WITH YOUR FRIENDS, HELP SPREAD THE WORD! This show is…more
    • branx
    • Saturday, 12/17/2011 AA
    • 8:00 | $7.00
    • 16
    • 0
  • the lemonheads performing "it's a shame about ray" in its…more
    • 13
    • 0
    info
    The Coop
    Oct 13 2008 0
    posted in: info

    KickBall + Sound Judgment Fest Reviews - A Weekend At The Coop.

    This last weekend has been an amazing few days at The Coop.. Friday nights show was one of the coolest, and somehow smoothest house shows we've ever done.. It was a feature in both the Mercury and the WillieWeek which was a bit worrisome.. The last time that happened we had to repaint the bathroom because of asshole taggers.

    Check out the full article

    comment
    artforspastics
    Aug 26 2009 1
    posted in: comment

    House Show Rules #2: Bringing Common Sense

    I had intended to post this as a comment following the "House Show Rules #1: No Jerks!" blogpost, but then it sorta became an essay.. Boom Boom Kid @ the Sea Shanty, 2007.. As someone who's thrown a few hundred shows in houses over the last decade and a half, I gotta say that house-show hosts must be aware of the risks of turning their home into a public space, such as cops, assholes, theft, electrical fire, damage to walls and floors, giant messes to clean up, and even violence.. The solution is not so simple as complaining about jerks on a corner of the internet (such as here!) which will go unchecked by likely every such jerk who needs to check their attitude.The solution surely begins with considering what risks are associated with each show before you even confirm it.

    Check out the full article

    comment
    pc-pdx
    Nov 17 2009 1
    posted in: comment

    Don't sleep on Mustaphamond

    Awesome uhm....this band kicks ass.Is there anything else to say?First time i saw these guys was 6+ years ago at the now way defunct Meow Meow.. It was probably with Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower or some other cacophonous jazz-punk ensemble . Whomever it was, I remember being really excited about seeing the headliner - but it was one of those shows that i left being way more pumped about the local openers: Mustaphamond.. At the time i recall the band was something like 5 dudes doing Dischord meets Converge math-punk.. It was amazing and blew my mind.

    Check out the full article

    info
    pc-pdx
    Jul 02 2010 1
    posted in: info

    Final weekend of the old PC-PDX!

    hi all,It's been a long time coming... almost an embarrassingly long time.I started talking about it around this time last year.. The earliest date that i can recall where i said we'd launch was to be New Years day, some of you may been able to nail it on a earlier date than that.ALL said and done, here in internet ink,THE NEW VERSION OF THE SHOW-GUIDE WILL LAUNCH OVER THE 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND!It's looking pretty great, i'm not going to lie - we're very excited to get the new version published and have you guys use it!WHAT'S NEW:Maps and Membership and more!SPEED:The current version in the past few weeks/months has often been slow, sometimes just gone non-responsive (ouch!). The site has been almost completely recoded - it's all 99% fresh to be able to handle to ~15 page views the site is averaging EVERY SECOND.Membership Features!If you happened to have signed up for the current implementation of Membership on pc-pdx, i'm sure you're deeply disappointed.. RURL SORR about that!. Subscribe and Track your Bands/Artists + places:Be alerted, even emailed when your subscriptions have new shows.Save shows to a custom list.Show Tags! -"being able to tag shows by genre would be pretty sweet so people into particular kinds of music could search for shows that way -name"this is the most requested feature of all time and it's finally here.

    Check out the full article

    info
    pc-pdx
    Apr 21 2011 32
    posted in: info

    Updates! Change Log and notes -> PLEASE REPORT BUGS HERE!

    Hi Everybody!. You might have noticed some stability issues lately that have caused the site to go down.. In order to keep the site up - we have basically been forced to push some updates that haven't been 100% tested or proven.. How you can help

    Check out the full article

    useless facts

    323 upcoming shows @ 68 different spots

    83 upcoming shows with flyers

    52 ALL AGES shows!

     
    Search
    Find shows, photos, blogs
    Shoutbox
    THE SHRINE + DANAVA + NASALROD @DOUG FIR @doug fir [Feb 03, 2015] » TUES FEB 3rd! Curated by KILL ROCK STARS! https://www.facebook.com/events/882284545149568/
    -1/26/2015 6:09:08 PM
    Whisper Man @blackwater [Feb 21, 2015] » yesssssssssssssss.
    -1/21/2015 1:45:05 PM
    Sher @arriverdici [Jan 24, 2015] » the most authentic tribute to Talking Heads in the Pacific NW, Life During Wartime, this Sat 1.24.15 at Arrivederci's in Milwaukie!
    -1/20/2015 4:50:22 PM
    show-bot! @a fucking house [Jan 30, 2015] » suspect
    -1/18/2015 2:51:48 PM
    @know, the [Feb 06, 2015] » Strangeweather will be releasing tapes of their new album at this show!
    -1/18/2015 11:50:06 AM
    Sher @arriverdici [Jan 24, 2015] » The actual name of the venue is Arrivederci's...but the location is correct!
    -1/14/2015 5:01:15 PM
    Sister Doom @hawthorne theater [Apr 15, 2015] » Does anyone have/know where to get one ticket since it sold out? I didn't get my paycheck in time. I've wanted to see the wizard for years. Anything helps.
    -1/11/2015 8:53:06 PM
    newweave I would like to add a couple of artists/bands to the list. How to?
    -1/10/2015 12:05:27 PM
    James @blackwater [Jan 10, 2015] » Head's up. This show will reach capacity. If you really want to see it, I suggest getting there on time. Sorry for the inconvenience.
    -1/8/2015 1:30:09 AM
    meobest Better is not good enough the best is yet to come
    -1/6/2015 9:31:31 AM
    huh? @nectar lounge [Jan 11, 2015] » Listing Seattle shows now?
    -1/5/2015 6:14:10 PM
    PP SO EXCITED FOR RED DONS, CRIM CODE, PISS TEST AND STEEL CHAINS TONIGHT! I WONDER WHAT WILL HAPPEN?
    -1/4/2015 4:27:22 PM
    What Why does it say "rape culture" under the 411 event?? This is a party that is sponsored by multiple people active in sexual assault/crisis work. It's awful and triggering for me to even see this. What the actual fuck.
    -12/31/2014 9:54:58 PM
    RVIVR + NASALROD + BAGHEERA + DIVERS @blackwater [Jan 10, 2015] » At the new space for BLACKWATER (835 NE Broadway) on SAT, JAN 10th! https://www.facebook.com/events/633328756795579/
    -12/29/2014 5:36:27 PM
    carol Talking Heads Tribute band. They will play all your favorites and ours!
    -12/26/2014 9:10:56 PM
    carol @blue room bar, the [Dec 27, 2014] » Three singers featuring Portland Native - Bert Sperling who is in town from LA for the holidays . Erin Martin who wowed everyone on Season 2 of The voice (Walk like and Egyptian) on CeLo's team will be headlining and Shame Tutmarc from Seattle will finish the night in great style. No to be missed!. no cover 21+…read the full comment
    -12/26/2014 9:03:47 PM
    warlock butthack which active venue has the most nap-friendly environment/attitude? couches, tolerance for horizontal positions? input anyone>
    -12/25/2014 1:08:51 AM
    drose The Know is turning 10 years old!?! to celebrate they've announced a 10-day show-series!!! check out all the ridiculous lineups here: https://www.facebook.com/events/947529048608463/
    -12/22/2014 12:55:41 PM
    orion landau @white owl social club [Jan 09, 2015] » An intimate evening with PIG DESTROYER!!!
    -12/19/2014 3:40:52 PM
    Jesse @hawthorne theater [Apr 15, 2015] » HELL. YES.
    -12/19/2014 3:20:36 PM
    NASALROD PLAYS FREE SHOW AT CLUB 21 TONIGHT!!! @club 21 [Dec 19, 2014] » W/Down Gown & Queen Chief. Join the madness! A couple of folks will be filming Nasalrod tonight! https://www.facebook.com/events/397949413685983/
    -12/19/2014 10:37:24 AM
    starkiller @tonic lounge [Dec 20, 2014] » REASONS TO GO: ¤ - Stormtroopers and wookiees may show up. ¤ - Free limited edition pins to the first 42 people. ¤ - Money goes to Doernbecher Children's Hospital. ¤ - ROCK!
    -12/17/2014 3:35:19 PM
    Agit @hawthorne theater [Dec 17, 2014] » Fuck Yeah! Toys That Kill!!
    -12/16/2014 6:18:03 PM
    @know, the [Dec 22, 2014] » gone be nasty
    -12/16/2014 12:05:32 PM
    yeahdude @doug fir [Jan 06, 2015] » $3 tix w/ RSVP at: https://www.redbullsoundselect.com/events/2015/01/red-bull-sound-select-presents-portland
    -12/10/2014 4:18:01 PM
    Sean @lovecraft bar, the [Dec 30, 2014] » DIE ROBOT !!!
    -12/10/2014 10:24:29 AM
    NASALROD at CLUB 21 on FRIDAY DEC 19th! @club 21 [Dec 19, 2014] » NASALROD @Club 21 on FRI DEC 19th. Come soak up some sizzling jams there before asteroids destroy it. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/events/397949413685983/
    -12/7/2014 3:51:44 PM
    j @ask a punk [Dec 06, 2014] » text this number for the address 5033080782
    -12/5/2014 11:10:16 PM
    b @ask a punk [Dec 06, 2014] » so where is it? i dont got any punks around to ask/
    -12/5/2014 5:24:51 PM
    carolblueroombar @blue room bar, the [Dec 09, 2014] » These artists are not at the Tonic, but are at the The Blue Room Bar this night 8145 SE 82nd Ave. www.cartlandia.com/the-blue-room
    -12/2/2014 10:07:13 PM
    carolblueroombar These Artists will be playing at The blue Room Bar on Dec 9th not The Tonic. 8145 Se 82nd Ave.
    -12/2/2014 10:06:21 PM
    carolblueroombar @blue room bar, the [Dec 09, 2014] » four great local singers and songwriters take the stage to showcase their talents and abilities. not to be missed.
    -12/2/2014 9:31:12 PM
    carolblueroombar traditional el Salvador Carnival celebrations. special foods form the food cart Pupuseria La Miguelena who have coorganized this event. at Cartlandia food cart pod and new bar called The Blue Room Bar.
    -11/28/2014 2:25:16 PM
    carolblueroombar @blue room bar, the [Nov 28, 2014] » one of Portlands best loved singer/songwriters, Chris Margolin takes the stage at The Blue Room Bar. 8 pm.
    -11/28/2014 2:06:27 PM
    show-bot! @SandyHut or anybody else that has a number of shows to post:: hit us @ shows@pc-pdx dotcom and we can get all those shows up with a script that takes us 2minutes, instead of you spending 20.. ¤ ¤ diggit
    -11/24/2014 10:30:35 PM
    Danny Norton @triple nickel [Nov 25, 2014] » This location generally guarantees all your picks get played, plus there're so many other diversions to pass a rainy night indoors.
    -11/24/2014 2:53:07 PM
    travis henderson @white eagle saloon [Dec 14, 2014] » Please join us:Cotton, Toyboat Toyboat Toyboat, and Raymond Anderson on the 14th of December to celebrate the release of Cotton's new record, "The White Eagle", recorded just a few months ago in Olympia, WA with Calvin Johnson. Free show.
    -11/23/2014 1:26:16 PM
    djnelson @bossanova ballroom [Nov 22, 2014] » It appears loco potion and Moon Mirror canceled. It looks like DJ Sonic Venom and The B. S. Of D. will be at the Show. I hope to sell tickets at $8.00 for two or more tickets. And for One Ticket $9.00. I will be at Bossanova Ballroom around 2:30pm to 3:30pm to sell tickets to show at 9;30pm. It will be $14.00…read the full comment
    -11/20/2014 11:40:13 PM
    Nails Hide Metal @le vouyeur [Dec 05, 2014] » It looks like we can't remove a show unless we list it as cancelled. We will be aware of how shows get listed in the future. Sorry!
    -11/20/2014 5:55:06 PM
    Nails Hide Metal @le vouyeur [Dec 05, 2014] » - Will remove it. We thought that listings are also related to what Portland based bands are up to around the area.
    -11/20/2014 5:40:08 PM
    Max 400 chars What say you?