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Wednesday
Nov 19, 2014
8pm

Performing with
The Empty Hearts
Featuring Wally Palmer (The Romantics), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Andy Babiuk (The Chesterfield Kings), & Clem Burke (Blondie)

@ The Addition
Formerly Yoshi's in San Francisco

Saturday
Nov 22, 2014
8pm

Get It On Presents
SF GARAGE/POWERPOP FEST!
8pm The War Toys
9pm The Granpa Paws
10pm The Trouble With Monkeys
11pm The Greening
12am The Rinds

@ 50 Mason Social House
50 Mason St. @ Eddy in San Francisco

Thursday
Dec 4, 2014
6pm

The Yuletide Hipshaker
Also performing: Science project

@ HandsOn Bay Area
1504 Bryant St, Suite 100, SF

Friday
Dec 19, 2014
9pm

Performing with
Killer Queens
A high energy all girl tribute to Queen that focuses on the live show as originally portrayed by Queen.

@ Miami Beach Club
417 S 1st St. San Jose, CA



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Meet TTWM



MICHAEL MOLENDA
Guitar/Vocals
Favorite Album: "Tommy," The Who
Favorite Movie: "Orphee," Jean Cocteau
Favorite TV Show: "24," 2001-2010
Coolest Color: Monkey Red
Obsessed By: Guitars, Fuzz Pedals
What Pisses Me Off the Most Is: A Selfish Dickhead
Greatest Moment: Meeting Cheryl Doll
Inspirational Quote: "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans."
Guilty Pleasures: Captain America, Vampires, B17 bombers

PATRICK WONG
Bass/Vocals
Favorite Album: "The Unforgettable Fire," U2
Favorite Movie: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Favorite TV Show: "WKRP in Cincinnati"
Coolest Color: Monkey Gold
Obsessed By: Women (wait did you mean my obsession or theirs?)
What Pisses Me Off the Most Is: Myself
Greatest Moment: Filling out question #4
Inspirational Quote: "I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them." -Picasso
Guilty Pleasures: Wom... Oh wait, I already said that.





CHERYL DOLL
Percussion/Vocals
Favorite Album: So many I can't choose one, so..."Ziggy Stardust," "Scary Monsters," and "Low," David Bowie.
Favorite Movie: Same problem as question above - "Amelie," "Pan's Labyrinth," and "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence"
Favorite TV Show: "Arrested Development"
Coolest Color: Royal Purple and Monkey Red
Obsessed By: My dogs Iggy Pup and Rebel Girl
What Pisses Me Off the Most Is: Arrogance and being unkind
Greatest Moment: Walking down the aisle to "Ziggy Stardust" arranged for me by Michael, and played by a celtic fiddler and guitarist.
Inspirational Quote: "To have ambition, was my ambition," Gang of Four " I Love a Man in a Uniform". Ok, just kidding, but it is a fun quote!
Guilty Pleasures: Flamenco, shoes, sugar skulls

SAM HAUN
Guitar/Vocals
Favorite Album: "Quadrophenia," The Who
Favorite Movie: "Diva," Jean-Jacques Beineix
Favorite TV Show: TV????
Coolest Color: Monkey Black
Obsessed By: Patrick's Right Thumb
What Pisses Me Off the Most Is: Other Drivers
Greatest Moment: I'll let ya know as soon as it happens.
Inspirational Quote: "If it ain't broke, you're not trying hard enough."
Guilty Pleasures: Almost Anything "Star Trek" Related.





KELLY RUSSELL-TURNER
Drums/Vocals
Favorite Album: "Disintegration," The Cure
Favorite Movie: "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Napoleon Dynamite"
Favorite TV Show: "CSI"
Coolest Color: Monkey Black
Obsessed By: Peanut Butter
What Pisses Me Off the Most Is: When someone eats all my peanut butter!
Greatest Moment: Reaching the summit of Mount Vernon.
Inspirational Quote: "Do or do not, there is no try." -Yoda
Guilty Pleasures: So many, so little time. I'll go with bathing my cat.



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Monkey-ing around with the Woolly Bandits at the Maui Sugar Mill Saloon August 2nd, 2013.



Past Gigs



The Bottom of the Hill, SFMcNear’s Mystic Theatre, PetalumaSan Mateo County FairRed Devil Lounge, SFSlim's, SFThe 3 Clubs, HollywoodUptown Nightclub, OaklandClub Fox, Redwood CityAubergine at Night, SebastopolMaui Sugar Mill Saloon, TarzanaPine Street, Livermore23 Club, BrisbaneEl Rio, SFClub Blah, Redwood CityBrainwash, SFStork Club, OaklandThee Parkside, SFBenders, SFSt. James Gate, BelmontJohnny V's, San JoseQuarter Note, SunnyvaleFAME, SF (the former Fab Mab)50 Mason Social House, SFPissed-Off Pete's, SFBeale Street, SFHotel Utah, SF





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