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On October 9th, Lakewood Theater to be Transformed into The Hot Klub

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Just got sent this cool link from Gerard Dirkx, former (and future) leader of The Telefones.

Seems the band's upcoming reunion gig that I blogged about a couple of times a while back has since turned into a pretty major event. Now, a total of nine bands will play The Lakewood Theater on October 9th. And, judging by new information Dirkx sent me, the concert is now a tribute to one of Dallas' first new music venues: The Hot Klub.

Starting at 8 p.m., will be The Big Guns, followed by Bag O' Wire, Fallen Idols, The Barry Kooda Combo, The Devices, The Telefones, Assassins, Superman's Girlfriend and Quad Pi. That's a heavy load of Dallas' musical history from the '70s and '80s. And, of course, most of those acts hit the stage at The Hot Klub a time or two back in the day.

As for other updates: Well, the event is still going to be hosted by semi-legendary local radio personality/author George Gimarc. The only sad note is that early rumors that the recently reunited Nervebreakers were also going to appear on the bill turned out to be false.

In any case, this is sure to be a great evening of groundbreaking Dallas music. Ring your kids and give them a musical education.

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