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A BNB Productions Concert at Tompkins Square Park

There was a hardcore concert at Tompkins Square Park this past weekend, which I thought was actually a punk rock concert or a heavy metal concert or both. And I know that there was a Black N’ Blue Productions hardcore concert at Tompkins Square Park this past weekend because this Facebook event invite says so, and all of these news articles that have since appeared as a result of that concert say so also. And it was a really big concert, so big that the crowd of concert goers , some wearing masks and some not wearing masks has since become a big to free your face or not to free your face debate.


And in between attempting to vend those Black Lives Matter I Can’t Breathe, Not My President, S#!t Just Got Real, Occupy Wall Street, No Police State, Tompkins Square ParkUnion Square ParkWashington Square ParkMuseum of Reclaimed Urban SpaceThe ShadowFrida Kahlo, Yoga, Brooklyn and I Love New York necklaces, magnets, key chains and pins and Black Lives Matter hats and tote bags at this concert, it was seen that there were many other vendors at this concert, which almost seemed like a festival also.
 
Someone was handing out Defund The NYPD flyers on Avenue A in front of the park, the Hare Krishnas and Chilis on Wheels were serving food, East River Park Action. band merchandise tables and The Shadow had tables there also and there was even a yard sale going on during this really big concert.
 
And surely that was Clayton Patterson who was at this concert who finds himself in one of those photos posted above. And thanks @angieisallright for helping me to vend that Black Lives Matter jewelry at that table and chair from morus for one quick second.
 
And with future Shows in Tompkins Square Park possibly in jeopardy as a result of this really big concert, the concert schedule reads as follows:
 
“HEY KIDS! Put these TSP show dates for 2021 on your calendar:
 
 > April 24: BLACK + BLUE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: MAD BALL – Murphy’s Law – Bloodclot – The Capturers. Donations will be accepted with a portion of the proceeds to go to New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation
 > May 8: A7 BACK TO THE NYHC ROOTS Record Release show: Antidote NYHC – Kings Never Die – The Last Stand – Crazy Eddie – The Car Bomb Parade – Reaching Out
 > May 22: WASTE FEST 2: Brought to you by the fine folks of Urban Waste 
> June 13: Sewage, Hammerbrain, Sea Monster and The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black, with surprise guests! 
> June 26: F-Bomb: Brought to you by Mike SOS 
> July 10: F-Bomb: Brought to you by Mike SOS 
> August 7 + 8: TSP RIOT REUNION > September 11: F-bomb: Brought to you by Mike SOS 
> September 25: Something special brought to you by Black + Blue Productions
 > October 9: F-Bomb: Brought to you by Mike SOS 
> October 30: TSP HALLOWEEN show
 
And, as seen on Reddit:
 

Finally a solution.


Apparently punk rock stops the spread of Covid. 
 
 No masked needed while rocking out.
 
 Everyone looks happy. That is nice
 
 
We are living in crazy times. And what, if anything, does this have to do with a No Police State. Have a great punk rock hardcore concert day and more. #blacklivesmatter 

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A Halloween In Tompkins Square Park

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Halloween in Tompkins Square Park!

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Underground Horns after Halloween in Tompkins Square Park!

And so I had said to myself that I had take photos with that camera at that event burnout on that day that I attempted to vend those Black Lives Matter necklaces, magnets, key chains & pins and Black Lives Matter hats at Halloween in Tompkins Square Park! And instead of taking a bunch of photos with that camera that I did not take to that event, instead, it became take a bunch of random photos with that cell phone that I took to this event. And after that Halloween in Tompkins Square Park! ended, and Seth’s slideshow began, it became a Halloween night that I ran into Underground Horns who were playing on St Mark’s Place, only to read on Facebook later that there was also a dance bus parked on Avenue A, Hungry March Band played, and there was a dance party and bike parade later that Halloween night in Tompkins Square Park. 

And Shows in Tompkins Square Park Facebook event invite reads like:

With the exception of a few brave creative souls who have set up independently, we’ve all been robbed of shows in the park this year. So, on Halloween, we are putting on the biggest one of them all, as our final show for 2020.

In addition to the following performers, we will have political speakers, info tables, publications and arts + crafts created by community members:

> PINC LOUDS
> B.B. YTK
> M. LAMAR
> EDDIE BAKER
> RUCKUS INTERRUPTUS
> THE CARVELS NYC
> SOUL CAKE
> WICKED EXORCIST RITUAL
> THE VOLUPTUOUS HORROR OF KAREN BLACK

Following the show, WW3 ILLUSTRATED co-founder and artist Seth Tobocman will present slides of his anti-Trump comics, with the help of musicians Eric Blitz and John Wagner. Michelle Shocked will perform her blues lament, Graffiti Limbo, honoring the life of Michael Stewart, a young artist who died in police custody in 1983. There were no charges for the murder. R. Sikoryak will read and show images of The Bill of Rights and selected Amendments, from his new graphic novel, Constitution Illustrated.

The fun begins at 1:00pm SHARP!

[Stay tuned here for more details]

If only every day were Halloween then we would be free to be who we want to be.  And as I type this blagh post a few days later after Halloween has passed,  New York City is boarded up again and Luxury retailers are ‘planning for the worst’ on Election Day in anticipation of riots and looting — no matter the result. Have a great Blogger day, if possible, during these crazy and historical times we are living in. #blacklivesmatter

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