Spring Flywheel Record Fair to be Held at EASTWORKS
Join us at Eastworks (116 Pleasant St, Easthampton) Sunday May 17 from 10AM-3PM for the Annual Flywheel Record Fair! There will be lots of vendors selling plenty of LPs, 45s, CDs and tapes, plus music memorabilia.
As always, this event is a fundraiser for Flywheel. Come support affordable cutting edge art in Western Mass and get some great music as well.
7th Annual Kiss n' Tell Ball
Community Action Youth Program of Greenfield is hosting it's 7th Annual Kiss 'n' Tell Ball on Friday, April 17 at Flywheel.
There will be live drag performances by Serenity Lockhart, Tytannia Lockhart, Jenayah DeRosario.
LGBTQ youth ages 12-21 are invited to enjoy a night of fun and dance! It's FREE ADMISSION!
Saturday Morning Music Party Returns!
On Saturday March 14 & April 18 the parent and kid favorite, Saturday Morning Music Party returns! Sponsored by Flywheel & Hilltown Families the events will be fundraisers for both organizations.
The events will feature free pancakes, new webisodes of Pancake Mountain, the PBS web series, and a micro-dance party with DJ Youthelectronix.
Check out the Facebook event to let us know you're coming!
Pioneer Valley Zine Fest 2015: Save the Date!
Flywheel will play host to the Pioneer Valley Zine Fest once again this year on Saturday, April 11th as part of the Easthampton Book Festival. This all-day event will feature zine creators, workshops, readings, and other performances with more TBA soon!
Visit the Facebook event page for more info about table reservations, workshops, and other updates!
2014 Annual Meeting
Flywheel is an all-volunteer run community arts space. We depend on you, the community, to help the space survive and grow through show attendance, volunteer work, and donations. We've had an incredible 16 years, but we need your support to last another 16.
Please attend Flywheel's annual meeting on Wednesday December 10, 2014 at 6:30 as we socialize and celebrate our accomplishments over the past year. This date also coincides with Valley Gives, the annual fundraising event held throughout the Pioneer Valley.
Dinner and entertainment will be provided by Flywheel's Hub. All are welcome. If you plan on attending, please RSVP here.
Get Into It
Flywheel, a collectively run, not-for-profit space, aims to build community and give artists of all types the opportunity to craft, practice, and perform their work in an environment where creativity is valued over profit. Volunteer-run and governed by consensus, Flywheel believes that art and information should be equally accessible and affordable to all people. The all-ages, alcohol- and drug-free space features a cafe, zine library, performance space, and an art gallery. LEARN MORE ABOUT FLYWHEEL.
Keep an eye on this space for info on upcoming meeting dates, events, and performances.
May 30, 2015
Providence, RI political punk featuring members of What Cheer! Brigade. Debut album on Don Giovanni in May.
May 31, 2015
STRANGE NOIR BENEFIT FEST
BENEFIT SHOW FOR THE STRANGE NOIR TOUR (BLKBX, VAGABON, MAL DEVISA) Featuring an amazing lineup of bands including: Blame Cadence, Mal Devisa, LuieGo, Blkbx Blkbx, Vagabon, Sangre Y Tierra +MORE TBA Potluck starts at 6pm, music starts promptly at 7pm!
June 5, 2015
Formerly of The Beets now rocking solo.
the Lentils are one of the wimpiest punk bands performing today. Their musicianship is haphazard and their fashion sense is even worse, but there's just something about them. happy jawbone is dead! long live the lentils! the Lentils are luke csehak, nehemiah st-danger, and whomever shows up.
Robert Robinson and Gary War have been long time collaborates in the "underground psych weirdo pop scene" since early 2000s. They have been in the touring bands of PANDA BEAR and ARIEL PINK'S HAUNTED GRAFFITI but they haven't played TOGETHER in 6 years!...SEE THEM DO SO HERE
Police Kittens are Bob Fay (Sebadoh and Deluxx) and Andy Goulet from Salvation Alley String Band and True Value. What kind of stuff?: improvised songs, planned-out songs, noisy little noodle tunes, and weird yelling.
June 7, 2015
6:00 pm FREE!!!!
LADIES GEAR AND MUSIC NIGHT #2- LIVE SOUND
Volume 2: LIVE SOUND!!!! This is a hands on workshop for the music curious and the music enthusiast! Are you interested in learning how to run a sound board at a show? Are you interested in learning different ways to mic live instruments? Would you like to know all about how to add that amazing reverb to your already killer vocals? We are going to be heavily focusing on doing sound for music events but will also touch base on how to mic speakers, running projectors through the PA, and as many aspects of live sound that we can cover during this time frame. This workshop will be run by: Meghan Minior (long time flywheel volunteer/booker/Ampere/Longings/Siamese Twins/Chemiplastica) Kiana Saroce (Blessed State, Kiana (Fake), Dead Shadow, Remote Desire) and you??? If you would like to help out/or have some live sound info/experience you would like to share with the group, please drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org +++++LADIES GEAR AND MUSIC NIGHT is a series of free workshops run by ladies especially for the ladies. A way for local lady musicians to meet each other, hang out, talk about gear and music, learn new skills, listen to records, teach each other about different pieces of gear, form new bands etc. no matter what style of music you play, we have something to show you, and you have something to teach us.
June 19, 2015
doors 8, show 8:30 $8
sad punk songs about surviving while being queer, trans and black
dirty loudmouth shouty queer bass/drums two-piece
"i wonder if these people would fight for our country if a war broke out" "NO"
local girls gone bad / intrusive rock n roll
June 24, 2015
7pm doors. 8pm show. $7
+ more TBA
July 2, 2015
Buy pre-sale tickets for $8, or $5-$10 at the door night of! Pre-sold tickets are WILL CALL at door only; no physical tickets will be mailed.
July 8, 2015
doors 7:30, show 8pm $10.00
unyielding goth punk from São Paulo
spooky hard femme grunge vibes from Montreal
dreamy / nightmarish post punk from western mass
local magic / highly anticipated first show