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Spooky Qs featured in new web series


We’re super exicited that several of our songs from the Winterband EP will be featured in the new web series Girl/Girl Scene., and not only that but we have a brief appearance in the premiere episode as well!!

Taken from the Girl/Girl Scene site:
“Based on the lives and loves of four young friends, this series    boldly goes where no other has gone before – between the sheets and into the minds and hearts of unapologetically queer women living in middle America.  But underlying the many shocking and controversial moments is an important drama exploring the intoxicating extremes of modern day life and love. Refreshingly non-judgmental and atypical in its embrace of stereotype, with its sometimes funny, always provocative storylines, Girl/Girl Scene is a vibrant, vital and honest reflection of today’s young lesbian culture.”

This is all very exciting. As soon as we know the release date, we’ll let you know! Oh and did we mention that our very own Jack Cofer stars in the series as Elliot, a transgendered high school student?? Go Jack!!



Best of 2009!!


cdcentral_endofyear_book-1 We have the honor of being on CD Central’s TOP 12 KENTUCKY RELEASES OF 2009!!! To read more and find out who else made the list, click the clink and then download the PDF.



qcr flyer This past Saturday we had the good fortune to play w/ two AMAZING bands from the San Francisco based record lable, Queer Control Records. QCR is a non profit record label that exists to promote LGBTIQQ music and musicians; to sponsor special events involving the public performance of LGBTIQQ music and musicians; and to provide musical education and instrument instruction for aspiring LGBTIQQ musicians.

Joining us on the bill last night were Once a Pawn from Lincoln Nebraska, and Pariah Piranha from Harrisburg PA. Check them both out because they’re fantastic.

Not only was the music terrific, but we were able to raise over $400 for AVOL, which is a Lexington based non profit that is committed to providing education, outreach, and advocacy about HIV and AIDS in Central and Eastern Kentucky.

Finally, look out for a review of the show in the next issue of North of Center.


Sound Local Release


ProductImageCitizensCreate! Have completed their latest project Sound Local, central Kentucky music compilation. We had the honor of participating along w/ several other great bands.

You can order your online here.

Here is the lineup:

1.  Brand New-Idaho, Alaska 2.  John Brown-Tenth House
3.  But I Do-Dock Steffey 4.  Table For One-Down Jupiter
5.  Old Tall Cedar-Hurley Ridge 6.  Scars-EYESUPONUS
7.  Fast Horses-The Burgoo Kings 8.  Stale Air-Spooky Qs
9.  The Clock Restarts-Steve Katsikas 10.  Happenstance-Rick Hudson
11.  The Old Man Has Gone-LaMay & Reese 12.  Evermore-Toni Melton
13.  Sleeping Under City Lights-Chad Glasser

Benefit show for University of Kentucky GLBTIQ resource center


On Tuesday September 15th, Al’s bar (located on the corner of 6th and Limestone St., Lexington KY – six blocks north of downtown’s Main St.) will be hosting an awesomely queer evening!!

It will kick off with trans spoken word/slam poet Harvey Katz from the Athens Boys Choir.

Following Harvey will be 8″ Betsy, an energetic lesbian rock/punk/indie trio from Chicago (think riot grrrl, team dresch, babes in toyland)

And to close the evening, Lexington Kentucky’s very own Spooky Qs.

Door’s at 6:30, with the show starting promptly at 7pm. Cover is $5 with part of the door going towards the OUTsource. This show is ALL AGES. Bring your hunger because Al’s bar has awesome local food!

Qs participate in local music compilation.


The song Stale Air from the Winterband EP will be featured on the
music compilation Sound Local.

The final copy of the compilation is slated for release on September 1st 2009. Keep an eye out for it!

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