TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL?

Zach Galifianakis tests your indie-rock IQ

If the indie-rock blogosphere has done anything, it’s created a nation of young people chomping at the bit to demonstrate their mastery over the arcana of the form. Thing about blogs, though: You never know who’s reading them. Tonight, you can flex your head (that’s the title of a Dischord comp from 1982) with a real live audience; Indie Rock Trivia is to be played in teams, and “superfantabulous” prizes are promised ($500 to the winners). Indie-comedy guy Zach Galifianakis (who was in a Kanye West video with Will Oldham) hosts, while Les Savy Fav (whose first album came packaged with three shower caps) provide the musical entertainment. One more factoid: This is part of New York magazine’s “New York by New York” series, which means that the price of admission also earns you a subscription. Are we allowed to say that in the Voice? [Why not? We’re all in this print apocalypse together.—Ed.]
Wed., May 21, 8 p.m., 2008

 
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