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Published: 2013/05/29

Alex Bleeker & the Freaks Celebrate New Album with Grateful Dead and Kool & the Gang Covers

Alex Bleeker & the Freaks celebrated the release of their new Woodsist album How Far Away with a performance at Brooklyn, NY’s Knitting Factory last night. Though the band focused on material from their release, the jam-oriented group also throw in a few covers. During their set, the Freaks covered the Grateful Dead’s “Brown-Eyed Women.” They also offered an excited take on Kool & the Gang’s “Celebration” during their encore. Bleeker has previously covered the Dead’s “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo.”

Bleeker and the rest of his main group “Real Estate”: will play a hometown show in Ridgewood, NJ on June 30. The Glenn Mercer Band will open.


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spike May 29, 2013, 14:44:36


derek May 29, 2013, 16:48:17

Who? ?.No…Who gives a fuck….

derek May 29, 2013, 16:48:34

Who? ?.No…Who gives a fuck….

ben May 30, 2013, 10:24:42

If you’re not interested in the band, just don’t click on the article. It’s not hard.

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