Goober & the Peas, Heartless Bastards, and more to play Pig & Whiskey

Goober & the Peas will bring their special brand of "cowpunk" to Metro Times' Pig & Whiskey event on Saturday, July 19. (Never heard of 'em? Before he was a White Stripe, Jack White was known to play drums for these guys in the '90s.) Be prepared to get covered in hay. (Don't ask.)

The event — which runs from Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20 — brings barbeque, whiskey, beer, and music to a blocked-off stretch of East Troy Street between Woodward Avenue Brewers and the Emory. Other headlining bands include national acts like critic darlings Heartless Bastards and Justin Townes Earle, who just released a record with Queen of Rockabilly Wanda Jackson.

The bill also includes Detroit-area bands the Beggars, Pony Show, the Hand Grenades, Blaire Alise & the Bombshells, and the Infatuations. The full line-up is available at the Pig & Whiskey website.

Watch the video for Goober & The Peas' "Hot Women (Cold Beer) below:


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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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