2013 SUPERIOR ACOUSTIC EMAIL UPDATE
Our first-ever tour of Door County was a fantastic success - played three great
shows over four nights, including performances in Sister Bay (x2) and on Washington
Island. We made some new friends and some great connections for future shows. Other
- Performance for the Sister Bay Summer Concert Series in the
marina gazebo, watching the sun set over the bay. Photos HERE, video HERE.
- Day spent on Washington Island performing
at one of the oldest continuously running tavern in Wisconsin. Photos HERE, video HERE.
- Best show of the trip was at the Sister
Bay Bowl on saturday night, where we debuted our new custom Bockenplautz bowling
shirts just for the occasion. Photos HERE.
We're hoping to make that trip an annual summer excursion for the BNP. Nice!
Even had a few stalwart Milwaukee fans show up for some shows!
There's no shows on the docket
for August, as many of the band members are out of town for various work and family
obligations. Responsible parenting and professional careers occasionally do get
in the way of our rock and roll lifestyle, but only temporarily, cuz pretty
soon, it'll be September...
September 13, 2013
at the Down and Over Pub
Featuring Todd Day Wait's Pigpen
2535 S. Kinnickinnic
This will be our first show
ever at the Down and Over in beautiful Bay View, Wisconsin. Local
MKE peeps will likely know of the the Up and Under, which has been a great music
venue on the east side for decades. The Down and Over is owned by the same folks,
and is a really cool and unique venue. Prior to summer 2012, the venue was the Bay
View Brew Haus. The space has an awesome bar and couches spread around a monster
room allowing the potential to lounge and enjoy superior acoustic powerpop AT THE
We'll be joined
for this show by Todd Day Wait's Pigpen - a super high-energy group playing
acoustic folk, country, and blues with some serious jug-band tendencies. They're
based out of San Diego and New Orleans, and are in the middle of a midwestern tour.
We thought they'd be a great addition to a night of acoustic music! You can check
out what they sound like HERE.
CD "Sound of the Gusto" is now done, mixed and mastered by our
friend Jeff Hamilton at Nu-Tune studios in Milwaukee and recorded at our November
2012 show at Club Garibaldi. For sale now at all of our gigs, or contact us by replying
to this email. Bockenplautz you can take home with you... Now that's an
- We've agreed to participate again this fall in the Doc Rock Milwaukee benefit concert,
with proceeds going to the Milwaukee Free and Community Clinic Collaborative to
support health care for the uninsured and underinsured. Date on that is Friday November
- Returning to G-Daddy's BBC on Friday, October 25th
and playing with our friends in the Beguhn-Speck Project, featuring American Idol
season 10 contestant Steve Beguhn who has a voice LIKE BUTTAH. Check out his AI10
audition HERE, in case you forgot who he is, and check out their
remember: You can keep up to date with what's up with us, listen to tunes,
yell at us, or post your fantasy artwork about us on our Facebook page or our website. BNP 24/7 ppl!!!
See you in BAY VIEW, people.
Invite your friends. Tell your priest. Bring Grandma. She loves live music and you
don't spend enough time with her.
The Boys in Bockenplautz...
Cousin Sean, and H-Bomb