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NYC Memorial For Betty Blowtorchs Bianca Halstead

By Frank Meyer, Contributing Editor
Monday, January 14, 2002 @ 12:03 AM


New York Rockers Stage Memoria

- advertisement -
A New York memorial concert for fallen Batty Blowtorch leader Bianca Halstead will be held on Tuesday, February 12th, 2002 at 8pm at in Brooklyn (256 Grand St.) featuring sets by New Orleans’ Supagroup, Angel Rot, Bad Wizard, Bantam (featuring Gina of the Lunachicks), Candyass, Firegods (featuring Sean from the Toilet Boys), The Humanoids, and The Munts. Nashville Pussy bassists Tracy Almazon will stage a reunion show with her former band Helldorado, which will feature Blare N. Bitch of Betty Blowtorch as a special guest. In addition the night will feature super sexy dancers and special surprise musical guests. Posters of the event are being created by Mr. Jeff Woods of Drowning Creek Studios and will be available for purchase at the show. All proceeds are being donated by Mr. Woods. Visit his website at www.drowningcreek.com . Donations are $8 and the show is 21 and over only.

Halstead died in a car accident in New Orleans on December 15th.

For those unable to attend donations may be mailed to:

Victoria Roberts
P.O. Box 220848
Newhall, CA
91322-0848

Or donations may be sent to Narcotics Anonymous:

PO Box 9999
Van Nuys, California 91409 USA
Telephone (818) 773-9999
Fax (818) 700-0700

In related news, Blare will lead an all-star jam band through a set of covers and Betty Blowtorch songs at a fundraiser concert for Bainca Halstead at Dragonfly on Tuesday, January 15th. The band will consist of Nashville Pussy drummer Jeremy Thompson, Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs guitarist Frank Meyer, Coyote Shivers bassist Casper and guests vocalists Derek Christensen from the B Movie Rats, Faster Pussycat frontman Taime Down, former L7 guitarist Jennifer Finch, Texas Terri and others. Other acts scheduled to appear at the benefit include Faster Pussycat, Texas Terri and the Stiff Ones, Superbees, Coyote Shivers, and others. All proceeds from the show go to assist Bianca's family with funeral and burial arrangements.


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