The Windsor Radio Museum presents a live event titled 'The Big Fame: a night of old radio and new songs' featuring Windsor's own The Grimm Generation and Hartford's Girlfriend Project. Submitted for your approval ... it's Saturday night and American homes bathe in the warm glow of the radio dial. Comedy, drama, variety shows gather the family around to thrill to the exploits of 'Captain Blood', catch the 'modern' sounds of 'Your Hit Parade' and laugh it up with 'The Jack Benny Show'. The Windsor Radio Museum presents an evening of sweet harmonies (courtesy of Girlfriend Project) and Radio Noir when The Grimm Generation present a tale of femme fatales and suckers with 'The Big Fame', a pairing of live drama and song. Tickets are $10, the show starts at 7:00 pm. Food provided by Get Baked and Goldburgers. Wine and beverages will be available. All within The Windsor Radio Museum, a walking history of radio and the impact it has had on our lives.
Sounds Like: X (the band), maranne fathful, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, elvs costello, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Bio: From the flaming wreckage of the 'Record Industry' arise The Grimm Generation.
The Grimm Generation sound has been described as “Morning After Music” and “Radio Songs For Voyeurs” though we have personally described as “If Alan Lomax and Ziggy Stardust had a baby.” It’s creepy, suburban pop-noi...See Full Bio
“'With their odes to the illicit pleasures of suburban hook-ups and bad relationships that end ostensibly in child support payments and visitation schedules (as well as the first hand experience of “past-tense” sexual tension amongst the band’s principals and the insidious seductive balladry that marks the duo’s songwriting skills) — Windsor, CT.’s, The Grimm Generation, are taking chunks of New England captive — city-by-city with their music that's reminiscent of X, Velvet Underground with various detours into folkie-swamp blues and torch-like existential post-pop...' ”