3-17-16: St. Paddy’s Day Bash

• March 17, 2016 •

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…cheap Irish whiskey leading to dance parties & sing-alongs since 2010

We’ll be partying all day, with our awesome Happy Hour early and DJ Bill McFadden spinning the onesies and the twosies late night.

We’ve got cheap Irish whiskey and green shots – what more could you ask for?

And Chef Vance is going to be working out some lamb stew for the occasion – you’re going to want to try it, I promise!

See you there & Sláinte!

Happy Hour: 4PM-9PM
Open Until 2AM
No Cover

RSVP on Facebook

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

Specials

  • $3 Tullemore Dew / $4 Jameson *’til 9PM, then only $1 more ’til close
  • $6 Donny Bombs Donnybrook stout, Tully, Omar’s Irish Cream
  • $4 Green Shamrock Shooters
  • PLUS DJ Bill McFadden – 10PM to close

4-22-16: Live Music | Big D and the Kids Table, The Snails, Counterpunch, & The Duppies

• Apr 22, 2016 •

Big D and the Kids Table | The Snails | Counterpunch | The Duppies

Music 4-22-16 posterThese guys are riding in hot and ready to go! They get called punk or big band, but the reality is they’re constantly redefining their own relevance through evolving music. Come on out to see and hear what they are this go round!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Tickets $12 advance / $15 day of show
Online: Ticketfly.com
*$2 charge at the door for under 21

RSVP on Facebook

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Big D and the Kids Table

Band, Big D And The Kids Table

Boston, MA
“Once in a while a group comes along that makes music simply because they have no other choice – they are addicted musicians. For the past fifteen years Boston’s Big D And The Kids Table has proven just that…”
bigdandthekidstable.com
On Facebook
On Twitter (@BigDStroll)

About The Snails

Band, The Snails

Philadelphia, PA
“The Snails are an eclectic act specializing in various forms of Jamaican music, blended with ragged 50’s rock ‘n’ roll and the sweet sounds of American soul.”
On Facebook
On Twitter (@thesnailspa)
On Bandcamp

About Counterpunch

Band, Counterpunch

Chicago, IL
This melodic punk rock band from Chicago is a group of hardened musicians that have served on other bands over the years of playing and touring. They have fun. They like beverages. They try to make serious faces when they take selfies.
counterpunchrock.com
On Facebook
On Twitter (@counterpunchrok)

About The Duppies

Band, The Duppies

Gainesville, FL
“The Duppies are a high powered seven piece rocksteady ska band of eight years from Gainesville FL. Their sets include an attention getting rhythm section prone to causing fits of dancing fury backed up by rip roaring horn solos from the sax and trumpet. Top it all off with smooth vocals and stream lined percussion.”
TheDuppies.com
On Facebook

3-24-16: Live Music | The Slackers, The Duppies, & The Mermers

• Mar 24, 2016 •

The Slackers | The Duppies | The Mermers

Music 3-26-16 posterIt’s always a good time when we get The Duppies and The Mermers together on stage. And this time they’re joined by The Slackers from New York. New York? Yeah, buddy! So get your good shoes on and get ready to move your parts when they start to play!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Tickets $12 advance / $15 day of show
Online: Ticketfly.com

RSVP on Facebook

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About The Slackers

Band, The Slackers

New York, NY
“The Slackers are a classic American band that is equal parts grit and grace. Their slow rise against the odds is a story of perseverance and a belief in their musical vision, what Vic likes to call, “Jamaican Rock N Roll.””
TheSlackers.com
On Facebook
On Twitter (@Theslackersband)

About The Duppies

Band, The Duppies

Gainesville, FL
“The Duppies are a high powered seven piece rocksteady ska band of eight years from Gainesville FL. Their sets include an attention getting rhythm section prone to causing fits of dancing fury backed up by rip roaring horn solos from the sax and trumpet. Top it all off with smooth vocals and stream lined percussion.”
TheDuppies.com
On Facebook

About The Mermers

Band, The Mermers

Gainesville, FL
“Think of a black and white horror movie being filmed on the beach, and the soundtrack that would go with it.” These locals play creepy surf rock and don’t make apologies.
On Facebook
On BandCamp

3-11-16: Live Music | Books for Prisoners Benefit

• Mar 11, 2016 •

Books for Prisoners Benefit

Wino for Never | Meany Making | Black Haw Shake | Algae Guck

Music 3-11-16 posterLoosey’s is always happy to host events for great nonprofits and programs, like this one … Books for Prisoners!

Books for Prisoners is an all volunteer run and donation based program that supplies books to incarcerated folx. In order to fill their requests and to be able mail off books fundraising is in order! So come out, see some of the most awesome musicians in town, and come support this extremely important organization!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Cover $5-10 (or more for a great cause!)

RSVP on Facebook

Organizer’s Event Page

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Wino for Never

Band, Wino for Never

Band, Wino for Never

Gaineville, FL
“New wave jingle band coming your way. Hit us up for wine and some girl love. Or not, who cares. We don’t.” Hey, don’t sass the ladies necause they aren’t scared of you. And no they don’t need help with their gear. They’re musicians first, ladies second!
On Facebook
On BandCamp

About Meany Making

Gainesville, FL
“New noise dream pop project.” So squeaky new that they don’t have a Facebook page? Oh my!

About Black Haw Shake

Band, Black Haw Shake

Band, Black Haw Shake

Gainesville, FL
“Haunt folk out of the swamp and into your head.”
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

About Algae Guck

Gainesville, FL
“Creepy keyboard pop for flora and fauna .”
On YouTube

3-4-16: Live Music | Long Live the Goat, Thunderclap, Orbiter, Young Hookers, & DFLKTR

• Mar 4, 2016 •

Long Live the Goat | Thunderclap | Orbiter | Young Hookers | DFLKTR

Music 3-4-16 posterLong Live the Goat (from Chicago) gathered a slew of friends for a Friday throw down at Loosey’s! Local heavyweights Thunderclap and Orbiter will be joined by re-emerging high energy quartet Young Hookers and DFLKTR from Ocala!

Pro-tip: Bring your ear plugs!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Cover $5

RSVP on Facebook

Band’s Event Page

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Long Live the Goat

Band, Long Live the Goat

Chicago, IL
“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away lived a couple of dudes.” They’re fun. They’re weird. You’re a little bit dark around the edges. But they like to play music and show you a good time.
longlivethegoat.com
On Facebook
On Twitter (@longlivethegoat)

About Thunderclap

Band, Thunderclap

Gainesville, FL
“Heavy Metal Rock-n-Roll Southern Sludge Doom Boogie-Woogie Bad Time Jams.” Yeah, you want a piece of that, don’t you? If you know what that is, you know you’re going to want to bring your ear plugs. And if you don’t know what that is, well… bring ear plugs. Because it’s going to get weird. And loud.
On Facebook
On BandCamp

About Orbiter

Band, Orbiter

Gainesville, FL
These locals have probably crossed your path before at some point already. They listen to old school metal from before metal was a thing, so they serve up a classic sound with the usual amount of stage glamour and f-bombs.
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

About The Young Hookers

Band, Young Hookers

Gainesville, FL
“An experimental swag-rock outfit forever situated on the cusp of putting out new music, and the abyss.” Basically they like to play music, and they like to hang out and drink a few, so they play a lot, and talk about recording some of that stuff one day.
On Facebook
On Twitter (@theyounghookers)
On Bandcamp

About DFLKTR

Band, DFLKTR

Ocala, FL
“a nightmare you can’t shake.” Minimalists, too.
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

3-10-16: Live Music | Dikembe, Teen Agers, You Vandal, & Suck Brick Kid

• Mar 10, 2016 •

Dikembe | Teen Agers | You Vandal | Suck Brick Kid

Music 3-10-16 posterThe best of O-Town and G-Vegas on one stage! Dikembe and You Vandal from Gainesville are working with Teen Agers and Suck Brick Kid from Orlando to rock your Thursday night. You can’t deny that Florida has some rad home grown talent!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Cover $5

RSVP on Facebook

Band’s Event Page

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Dikembe

Band, Dikembe

Gainesville, FL
These guys love it when you go all screamy-fan on them and sing along while they play. If you really love them, buy them a beer while you’re at it. These locals will probably return the favor at some point. Maybe by making more music for you! Good trade!
Dikembedudes.com
On Facebook
On Twitter (@dikembedudes)

About Teen Agers

Band, Teen Agers

Orlando, FL
“Ever curious what would occur if you combined multiple quarter-life crises, a penchant for bottom-tier booze in plastic bottles and a Flanders-sized repertoire of puns in a punk rock powder keg? Erupting like a sonic Cthulhu from beneath the Florida swamps comes Teen Agers, the brainchild of four gentlemen with enough functioning neurons to constitute one able-bodied adult.”
On Facebook
On Twitter (@TeenAgersHATEIT)
On Bandcamp

About You Vandal

Band, You Vandal

Gainesville, FL
“Alex and Eric started YV in 2009. They kept busy playing shows and releasing music for a couple years, but member changes kept them sidelined for a couple more years after that. 2013 saw a turnaround with the addition of Chad and Saps. The “Fuck Yeah” EP was self-released in August of that year, showcasing a huge step forward for the band creatively and sonically.” These Gainesville-famous guys are not going to need help carrying their gear, but you could offer to buy them a round if you like their music.
On Facebook
On Twitter (@youvandal)

About Suck Brick Kid

Band, Suck Brick Kid

Orlando, FL
“You may think you know how to make a baby. But do you really understand all of the intricate details? Sure, you’ve got the basics covered — man meets woman, they both get naked and have sex, and nine months later, out pops Junior. But there’s a lot more to it than that, not to mention a host of modern variations on that theme.” Well, so they like to talk science and philosophy. But they know a few tunes, too.
On Facebook
On Twitter (@SuckBrickKidFL)
On Bandcamp

2-26-16: Live Music | Diamonds & Lust, The Thin Skins, The Ups, & Rosewater

• Feb 26, 2016 •

Diamonds & Lust | The Thin Skins | The Ups | Rosewater

Music 2-26-16 posterGet ready for a great Friday night line-up featuring a bunch of local talent that want you to love them and buy drinks, and maybe buy them drinks. Or at least follow them on Facebook and ‘like’ their stuff so they feel you love their music. Some of these guys are probably going to rock your face off with their tunes, so be prepared. Friday night (psst! it’s also kinda spring break so what do you have to do with yourself?) is always a good time to get funky and dance!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Cover $5

RSVP on Facebook

Band’s Facebook event page

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Diamonds and Lust

Band, Diamonds & Lust

Gainesville, FL
They claim to play sleazy, booty-shaking rock and roll ’70s style, but these local guys really just enjoy making music and having a good time while the get you to move your body.
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

About The Thin Skins

Band, The Thin Skins

Gainesville, FL
Mark Archer’s newest gig, with Haze Brown, Damian Caraballo, and Andrew Cook. I mean, Mark Archer, right? Nudge, nudge, know what I mean. And they’ve already recorded some stuff, so click over to Bandcamp to preview some tunage.
theThinSkins.com
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

About The Ups

Band, The Ups

Gainesville, FL
“Highly energetic pop/rock/electronic duo that used to be a hardcore band. All the fun, none of the screaming.” They may seem obsessed with coffee and walruses but… no, they just might be. We don’t want to dwell on that.
On Facebook
♠ On Twitter @steviebenz & @anthonyelec

About Rosewater

Band, Rosewater

Gainesville, FL
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ― Lao Tzu
Not only do these folks play awesome tunes, they hang around Loosey’s a lot and cause trouble… I mean, tell good stories!
On Facebook

2-23-16: Live Music | Trees On Mars, Se’nam Palmer, Velocirapture, & Syzygy

• Feb 23, 2016 •

Trees On Mars | Se’nam Palmer | Velocirapture | Syzygy

Music poster 2-23-16Why stay home binge watching something vapid on Netflix when you could be out here with us listening to some local bands support a couple of prog rock touring bands? It’s a Tuesday night and there’s actually something to do!

Syzygy => 9:30-10:10
Se’nam Palmer => 10:20-11:00
Trees On Mars => 11:10-11:50
Velocirapture => 12:00-the music stops

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Cover $5

RSVP on Facebook

Band FB Event Page

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Trees On Mars

Band, Trees on Mars

Charleston, SC
This prog rock band from South Carolina has an album out and is touring to spread the word. The good word. The music actually. The good music.
On Facebook
On Twitter (@treesonmars)
On Bandcamp

About Se’nam Palmer

Band, Se'nam Palmer

Charleston, SC
It’s called Shredgaze/ Loops, which sounds more like an intensely sugared breakfast cereal. But this solo act is super excited to be on tour with Trees on Mars.
On Facebook
On Twitter (@got_thall)
On Bandcamp
On Instagram

About Velocirapture

Band, Velocirapture

Gainesville, FL
“Velocirapture is an instrumental progressive metal act that incorporates influences of jazz and even utilizes the trumpet into their overall sound. […] this act creates soundscapes that range from mellow and soothing to chaotic math-metal levels of difficulty.”
On Facebook
On BandCamp

About Syzygy

Band, Syzygy
Gainesville, FL
This prog-rock band is made up of a bunch of local music veterans. They don’t just play stuff your ears want to hear. They make mathematical music that makes your brain giddy.
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

1-29-16: Live Music | The Howleez, Shehehe, Mea Culpa & Heat Rash

• Jan 29, 2016 •

The Howleez | Shehehe | Mea Culpa | Heat Rash

Show 1-29-16The Howleez are coming! The Howleez are coming! And it’s their last show! And they are bringing friends! Shehehe (from Athens, GA), Mea Culpa (NOLA) and Heat Rash!

But seriously, y’all. Come on in and show a little local support for the G’ville band that never seemed to let anything get them down.

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 9:00PM
Cover $6

RSVP on Facebook

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About The Howleez

Band, The Howleez

Gainesville, FL
These locals are all about their brand of rock music, fun merch, their new album, and looking sexy in shorts and socks. You’ve probably seen them around town, but come out and catch them before they’re gone. For reals.
On Facebook
On Twitter (@thehowleez)
On ReverbNation

About Shehehe

Band, Shehehe

Athens, GA
“Shehehe has been described as many things, the vanguards of American Jet Rock, Punk with arena leads, Pop Punk, but really what it is is people who love making rockin, punk-inspired music and having a good time.”
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

About Mea Culpa

Band, Mea Clpa

New Orleans, LA
Being on tour is a grueling, thankless, passionate job that seems to never end, so give these weary guys some slack since they’ve been going for a while.
On Facebook
On Bandcamp

1-31-16: Live Music | Fest Presents: Big Eyes, Post Teens and Exit Dust

• Jan 31, 2016 •

Fest Presents: Big Eyes | Post Teens | Exit Dust

Show 1-31-16FREE SHOW! Loosey’s and Fest have come together again to give our friends a great show- FOR FREE!

Big Eyes, (Rock n Roll from NYC) is out on tour and local dynamos Post Teens and Gainesville anarcho-punks Exit Dust . . . FOR FREE!

Loosey’s loves live music! And we know you do, too. And we love American craft beer, good food, and hanging out with friends. Which is what Loosey’s is all about. Come on downtown!

Doors @ 7:00PM
Cover FREE

RSVP on Facebook

And don’t forget to ‘like’ Loosey’s on Facebook to keep up with shows, specials, beer, and great food!

About Big Eyes

Band, Big Eyes

NYC, NY
Don’t underestimate these folks. They’re on tour and they’re ready to kick arse and take email addresses.
BigEyesBand.com
On Facebook
On Twitter @bigeyesband
On instagram @bigeyesband

About Post Teens

Band, Post Teens

Gainesville, FL
Post Teens always crush it when they take the stage – at Loosey’s or anywhere else. These local music folks are anything but light on their amps and vocal cords. Bring your ear plugs.
On Facebook

About Exite Dust

Gainesville, FL
Hey, who are these guys? Let us know, or tell them to get on Facebook like everyone’s auntie already is!
On Bandcamp