4/18/10 News FUTURE 86 Reunion in May!
Yep, you read it right! On Friday, May 14th, FUTURE 86 will reunite for one full set at the Orange Lantern! Courtney, Armand, & Larry will all share the stage once again! It's gonna be an incredible night of music all around with Mud Flap Girl (featuring Larry on Guitar) & FUTURE 86!! Mark your calendars now & be there!!
Looking for a killer female fronted band to rock out to? Catch Larry on guitar in From Jersey With Love this Friday, July 31st at 507 Main in Belmar, NJ. And if you're not spending the weekend down at the shore, this Saturday, August 1st they'll be perfoming at The Shannon Rose in Clifton, NJ. It's a great venue where the crowd is all about hangin' out & having a good time.
You know what they say... "Once a Cowbell Junkie, always a Cowbell Junkie!" Many thanks to all of the fans both old & new who showed up for our last couple of shows this past month. Seeing all the old school Pretty Suicide T-shirts, shot glasses, keychains, buttons, & other memorabilia was definitely a pleasant trip down memory lane, but there's no doubt that hats off go to proud Cowbell Junkie Card Carrying Member Laura for showing up at our final show in Queens, NY and demanding a shot of Jager the way it's always been meant to be served... out of rocking drummer's cowbell!! It's been an incredible ride & words just can't begin to cover it all. Keep visiting the site to stay updated on what members of the band are up to musically & stuff is most definitely about to start brewing, so keep up to date & don't be strangers!
Huge thanks to everyone for coming out to our show at the Orange Lantern last Friday & making it such an incredibly special night!! An amazing time was had by all. Mega props to Noel of Partylikearawkstar.com for posting tons of great photos up on the ole' world wide web. You can check them out here.
5/18/09 News FUTURE 86 Farewell Show this Saturday!
FUTURE 86 returns to the good ole' Orange Lantern one last time! It's a FUTURE 86 Farewell and everyone is invited! As always Maureen, Joe, Paul, & Larry will be rocking out & for this very special night, ex-bandmates Courtney, Armand, Ron, & Jay will all be sharing the stage on a number of tunes. Go ahead and mark your calendars now, this is absolutey a night you do not want to miss!
This Saturday, March 7th, FUTURE 86 makes their Grasshopper Also debut! We love playing at the one in Morristown & can't wait to play this one in Carlstadt! FUTURE 86 will be the only band for the night, playing multiple full length sets and admission is absolutely free! The band will be performing tons of songs for the first time, all of which are sure to please. Come out & help us make a killer first impression!!
12/18/08 News Happy Holidays!!
Come out & celebrate this weekend with us before the holidays kick in full swing! FUTURE 86 returns with original music to the "Ultimate-in-Intimate" John & Peter's in New Hope, PA this Friday night. Without a doubt this is one of the band's favorite places to play & you just can't beat it's "Theatre-in-the-Round" stage set-up. Saturday the band returns to Forked River, NJ for another night at South Winds Restaurant & Marina Bar. And finally, to round out the weekend, FUTURE 86 once again will participate in the Blankfest homeless benefit in Nyack, NY this Sunday.
Hope everyone had a great holiday! FUTURE 86 makes their Sunnyside Queens debut this Saturday, December 6th at The Diving Bell!! It's an awesome local bar known for great live music & has a great sound system to match! And don't fret, for all you NYC folk without cars, it's got easy subway access. FUTURE 86 will be the only band for the night, playing 3 Full Length Sets. It's gonna be a really good time so come on out!
Make sure to make your voice heard & vote today! After you make it to the polls, head on over to Kenny's Castaway's tonight to catch an ALL ORIGINAL set by FUTURE 86 for this year's I.P.O. Music Festival!!
We had an incredible time this Saturday night at the Liberty Tavern & despite getting little more than two hours of sleep, our show on Sunday morning in Central Park for the NYC Marathon Kickoff was absolutely awesome. Major thanks to everyone in the huge crowd who stayed and rocked out with us way after the race was over. It was truly refreshing & beyond rejuvenating. You can catch us again this Sunday, November 2nd when we'll be perfoming for the NYC Marathon at Central Park South & 7th Avenue in Manhattan.
Huge thanks to everyone who came out to our show at The Beach Bar on the last night of summer for helping us cap off the season in such a great way!!
For any FUTURE 86 fans down in the Long Beach Island area, be sure to pick up a copy of The Islander for an article featuring the band! To everyone else, you can read it online by clicking here.
8/7/08 News Brand new track from FUTURE 86!
Yep, this is about as weird and unconventional as it gets, yet absolutely true & more than a little bit demon-tongue-in-cheek... FUTURE 86 has their own rendition of the KISS classic "Lick It Up" coming out on a brand new Vinnie Vincent Tribute Album awesomely entitled Kiss My Ankh! For more info check it out here & here! More details coming soon!!
7/4/08 News Happy 4th of July!!
6/3/08 News Catch FUTURE 86 at Pier 84 in NYC!!
This Sunday, June 8th at 11:30am don't miss FUTURE 86 at Pier 84 in New York City for the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Rock & Run on the River!!
Kick off the holiday weekend with FUTURE 86 at the Jersey Shore!! The'll be the only band for the night playing 3 Full Length Sets at Tropical Pub West in good ole' Lake Como, NJ. Definitely a show you don't wanna miss!!
5/1/08 News A message from Courtney...
Hey everybody!!! How are you?
The 2008 NY AIDS Walk is coming up on May 18th, and I would love your support. I will be walking 6.2 miles up the west side of Central Park and back down Riverside Drive. Over 40,000 people participate every year, with last year's walk raising $6.8 million dollars!
Your donation will go to dozens of AIDS support organizations in the tri-state area, helping patients with HIV as well as their families. I would appreciate any contribution that you are open to making (be it 5 bucks or 500!) - and it is 100% tax deductible.
Thank you in advance for your support! To make a donation, please click here.
4/2/08 News Major Rock & Roll Weekend!!
We've got a bunch of great shows coming up this week, so mark your calendars now! Catch us for another awesome "Girls Night Out" at the Whiskey Cafe this Thursday where there's no cover and great drink specials. Friday we'll be at Willie McBride's in Hoboken for the first time, so be sure to come out and show your support - same goes for Saturday night at the Liberty Tavern in Union, NJ, we've heard the place is all about having a good time, so don't miss out! Sunday morning, we'll be up bright and early for the MORE MAGAZINE Marathon & Half-Marathon in New York City's Central Park. Look for the band's stage near the Sheep Meadow and come out & enjoy the warmth now that spring is finally here!!
We had a great time on St. Patrick's at the Whiskey Cafe and the fun continues there tonight!! Absolutely no cover charge & great drink deals all night long! FUTURE 86 will be performing 2 Extra-Long Full Length Sets with the first one kicking off at a Thursday friendly 9:30pm, so come on down!!
3/17/08 News Happy St. Patrick's!
Don't miss FUTURE 86 at the Whiskey Cafe's Annual St. Patrick's Party tonight!! FUTURE 86 will go on immediately after The Nerds!!
Your Thursday Nights are about to get a whole lot better!! Starting Thursday, March 13th it's Ladies Nite Out with FUTURE 86 at the awesome Whiskey Cafe in Lyndhurst, NJ!! There's no cover at the door & killer drink specials all night long. Come to THE place to be on Thursdays in New Jersey!! FUTURE 86 will be the only band for the night, playing 2 Extra-Long Full Length Sets so mark your calendars & get ready to have a great time!!
Huge thanks to everyone that came out to our first show at the brand spankin' new Brazen Fox and made the night such a huge success! The line outside to get in never seemed to die down & the crowd was simply incredible. FUTURE 86 returns to the Brazen Fox on Saturday, March 22nd.
Happy Holidays to all!!
Hope everybody had a great weekend! Click here to see a brand new concert video of FUTURE 86 performing at the Junkyard by Alain Xalabarde!!
Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving! We had a great time playing at the Junkyard and Colorado Cafe last week and are looking forward to 3 more killer shows starting this week! We'll be at the Colorado again on Thursday, out in Long Island at the Nutty Irishman on Friday, & back at Brady's in Ramsey, NJ on Saturday, so mark you calendars and get ready for a good time!!
It was another great ING NYC Marathon this past Sunday. Sure it was hard to wake up so early but the crowd definitely more than made up for it. Police guitarist Andy Summers stopped to chat with us after enjoying our set & flattered us greatly by saying that our rendition of Madonna's "Material Girl" was the way the song should really be played!
10/31/07 News Happy Halloween!!
FUTURE 86 returns to Eli's on Whitney this Saturday, October 20th, where the crowd really knows how to party!!
Don't miss FUTURE 86 at the Knitting Factory this Thursday, October 11th in NYC!! The band will be performing an all original set as a special guest for this year's M.E.A.N.Y. Fest!
9/4/07 News Gig added for this Wednesday!!
FUTURE 86 is going to be filling in for our friends Monte & the All Stars this Wednesday for Kill the Keg Night at The Fireside in Denville! Drafts are only 50 cents, there’s no cover charge, & FUTURE 86 will be the only band for the night, playing 3 full length sets. It's gonna be a great night so don't miss out!
Anyone who missed FUTURE 86 on Tommy D's Nutz last week can now download a podcast of the interview by clicking here. For a download of the entire broadcast as it aired, click here.
FUTURE 86 is going to be interviewed on this Thursday's broadcast of the Tommy D's Nutz show at approximately 8pm. To listen to the broadcast, click here!
We've been getting a lot of emails lately from new fans who just purchased our "After Party" cd after finding us from the tv spot, saying how much they love the record & are trying to get their hands on more F86 material. We've got a new album on the way, but in the meantime, you can head over to our myspace page and purchase some of our older material within the snocap section as well as two new songs from the forthcoming record.
It's been a busy week so far regarding press on FUTURE 86, and more specifically the commercial we shot for 1-800-OK-CABLE. First the article in the LA Times (yep Los Angeles, where the commercial doesn't even air) and now today there's one in the New York Observer. Didn't bother linking the LA Times article as the "fact checking" done by the publication was mediocre at best but it's kind of an entertaining read for anyone who actually knows any of the band's touring history and discography (playing sold out shows at the Whisky a Go-Go in West Hollywood, CBGB in NYC, & at NAMM in Anaheim, CA isn't exactly just playing pubs in NJ & CT, but I digress). The New York Observer article can be read by clicking here. Funny thing about the commercial & all the hoopla currently surrounding it in the media... ours was not the first with an "undiscovered" band advertising cable in our region, but it sure seems to be getting the most attention and airtime.
Turns out they want it all in the Netherlands too! Starting on Saturday June 30th and continuing until Friday July 6th, "I Want it All" by FUTURE 86 will be playing almost every two hours on Omroep Venray! The station has even created their own "90.2 Idea" mix of the tune, complete with an introduction in Dutch! To listen to the mix, click here.
Turns out Apple CEO Steve Jobs was so smitten by our tv commercial that he's chosen to make our show this Friday, June 29th at Big Nose Kate's in Staten Island the Offical Launch Party for the iPhone! Yep, head on down to our gig & receive one of your very own for free!! Alright, maybe you guessed it or maybe not, but i'm completely kidding. Come on down though, it's gonna be a great time with good ole' Rock & Roll, hula-hooping, firebreathing, stage dancing & more!! Big Nose Kate's is located at 2484 Arthur Kill Road.
New items are available in our Web Store! Yep, turns out our drummer has been a bit of a pack rat over the years & has kept a whole heckuvalot of his used drumheads & sticks and now wants to share them with you... No need to worry though, we'll only send out the bloodstained ones if you specifically request them!
Don't miss FUTURE 86 at the Colorado Cafe tonight! The last time we were there the "Cupid Cuties Lingerie Contest" did not disappoint & tonight is going to be the beginning of the "Miss Red Hot Country Bikini Contest" so the heat is definitely going to be on!! No cover charge & free bull rides all night, Ladies 18 & Up / Gentleman 21 & Over to enter.
6/4/07 News New FUTURE 86 Music!!
We're a little frazzled from burning the midnight oil at the studio last night but we're happy to say that we've finished two songs that are gonna be on our upcoming follow-up album to After Party! Both tracks are upbeat summer tunes & we're thrilled to finally be able to share them. To listen to Drivin' (With the Radio On) click here. To listen to Everybody's Looking (for an Angel) click here.
In other news we had another great time last Friday night at Jackie Reilly's, where it's always a party. We're headed back to Long Island on Friday, June 22nd when we'll playing outside at the Splash Cafe along the Nautical Mile!
Two brand spankin' new FUTURE 86 songs will be posted on this site early next week & we can't wait for everyone to hear them!
Calling alll FUTURE 86 Connecticut fans!! Don't miss the band performing an all original set tonight at the Daniel Street Club in Milford! It's a benefit show for the American Cancer Society and we'll be playing a couple of new songs from our upcoming cd for the very first time! And for those of you who missed FUTURE 86 last weekend at Joe Pop's we've got two windows media clips of the partyin' that went down posted here & here.
Last minute gig added for tonight! Catch FUTURE 86 down in LBI at Joe Pop's Shore Bar this Friday, May 18th!
Huge thanks to all the people that have taken time to write us & let us know how much they like our commercial for 1-800-OK-CABLE! We greatly appreciate all the kind words & just wanna let all the new FUTURE 86 fans out there know that we'll have a follow up to our After Party CD (featuring the track "I Want it All") very soon. We've already laid down several tracks & should have a couple mixed as early as next week. As soon as they're done, they'll be posted right here!!
There's a new FUTURE 86 cd headed your way! We've been really busy lately with a lot on our collective plates, but we've got a whole batch of new stuff to lay on you soon! All of the new songs are shaping up really nicely & we'll be headed to the studio in the next couple of weeks to lay them down. We're also going to be shooting a video in about a month or two from now so if anyone's interested in taking part, let us know!
Happy Easter! We want to thank everyone for helping us have such a great time at our shows this past weekend. We couldn't have asked for better audiences both nights & greatly appreciate all the raves we've been hearing about our new commercial. If you haven't seen it yet, the 60 second version is now posted right here on our website. You can view the quicktime version by clicking either here or on the screencap below. A windows media version is available here.
4/2/07 News 1-800-OK-CABLE spot airing NOW!
No this isn't some sort of belated April Fool's gag... the commercial we shot starts airing today! If you live in NY, NJ, or CT, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for FUTURE 86! The ad is for 1-800-OK-CABLE and it comes in 2 flavors (30 & 60 second spots) that are going to be airing all over the dial. Very special thanks to Jennifer Brooke & Beatrice Alda of Forever Films for making it all happen.
FUTURE 86 is gonna be peeking at you from your TV sets real soon! Yep, the commercial we shot to the tune of "I Want It All" is going to start airing next week!! More details coming soon...
St. Patrick's was an absolute blast at Eli's on Whitney last night in Conneticut. The decked-in green crowd was incredible and very much ready to party & rock out for the holiday. In other news, some photos of our most recent show at the Colorado Cafe can be seen by clicking here.
Here's a screen cap of the commercial we shot last month that's going to start airing soon! There's still a little bit of tweaking to be done here and there, as well as some graphics to be added, but we're definitely excited about how it's coming along & can't wait for everyone to see it.
Lots of new pictures are headed your way! We've got some great shots from recent shows at the Colorado Cafe (the night of the "Cupid Cuties Lingerie Contest") and from the Orange Lantern last weekend and will share them with ya'll very soon!
This Thursday, February 15th, don't miss FUTURE 86 at the Colorado Cafe! Admission is free & the bull riding won't cost you anything either! There will be Coors Lite & Budweiser pints for only $2 all night, & there is going to be a special ladies Cupid Cuties Lingerie Contest with Cash Prizes to cowboy boot!!
For more news, click here.