Animated-Gif Flyer of the Year, So Far: The Eskalators' Subway Show

Animated-Gif Flyer of the Year, So Far: The Eskalators' Subway Show

The Eskalators Venue: The 7 Train Also on the Bill: Michael Jordan and the Polyps, WM Louie (from Runtime Error), Times Square tourists, toothless vagabonds Date: Saturday, September 27 Cost: $2 on your metrocard Designer: Jason Coscia

What To Expect Based on the MySpace event-listing info: A Gameboy-thrashing on the subway platform, followed by an Eskalators performance on the 7 Train. Then everybody gets off at the Willets Point stop, where "Michael Jordan and the Polyps and maybe the Vultures will play in Flushing Meadows Park at the big globe fountain which I think is in the opening of Friends? Cool?"

What To Expect Based on This Blog: The last time they did something like this, Melissa Giannini went. "The last car erupts into the Eskalators' unbridled ska-cophony—it seems as though every third person is part of the band—the car lurches forward and so do keyboards, horns, vibes, a guy holding a rainstick, but no one misses a beat. It's easily the most exciting 30 minutes of the entire day."

What To Expect Based Solely on the Flyer: Big tongues, handlebar mustaches, blinking noses, one scary-ass MTA clown.

PREVIOUSLY FEATURED Volume 6: Best Thing Ever's Bathroom DVD Premiere Volume 5: Certified Bananas at the Rub Volume 4: We Ragazzi Reunites Volume 3: Cheeseburger Does Friday the 13th Volume 2: Sto's Parts & Labor Poster Volume 1: Project Matt's Saturdazed

Upcoming Events


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >