Long before Fred Armisen joined the cast of SNL and mocked hipster culture on Portlandia, he played drums in the punk band Trenchmouth and as one of the bald percussionists of the Blue Man Group. Reclaiming those musical roots, Armisen has been making regular appearances at Union Pool to perform a selection of covers of his favorite bands, including the Clash, Devo, and the Damned, with a secret special guest each time. Tonight, catch the final show of his residency.
Sun., May 20, 9 p.m., 2012
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 16, 2012