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Interview with Kristin Howard on Scotch and Good Conversation Podcast

Kristin was interviewed by Peter Von Taborsky for his podcast Scotch and Good Conversation. Give it a listen on by visiting his webpage here. I know you are wondering right off the bat if Kristin was really drinking scotch. She wasn’t. She was just having a beer! Give it a listen!

Topics covered include:

– buttons, vintage clothing & cool stuff
– earning the nickname “machine gun”.
– the bleakness of the corn hole industry.
– the mystery box is a great value.
– horror films, being a human cartoon & a theater of guts.
– skinheads, beverly hills 90210, urinals, robert downey jr., life imitating art & the worst smelling place ever.
– buttholes ruining trench coats for everyone.
– duckie dale, lost boys & bad 80s fashion.
– yacht rock, a.m. gold, 2 amps & effect pedals & 2 piece bands.
– is john waters a national treasure?
– michael stipe & patty smyth, what’s up with those two?
– what do you bring to the new world?
– using the opposite genders bathroom.
– broken magnets & dusty refrigerators.
– bad aimers & hoverers can go to hell!
– life lesson that you will never learn.
– the hardest part about being an adult.

You can visit the Scotch and Good Conversation webpage here.

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Tampa Bay Screams: Saturday August 25th

Exciting news! We will be returning to Tampa for the first time in over a year (tomorow Saturday August 25th). It’s been hard for us to get in any markets in the area so we’re super happy to be added to Tampa Bay Screams, a super cool horror convention. There will be a lot of cool guests and fun things to do and watch all day long. Come see us set up in the vendor room! We’ll have tons of horror buttons. Find out more details on the Facebook Event Page.

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Orlando Girls Rock Camp and Bazaar Botanica

Two more events are added to our ever busy calendar!

Saturday July 28th is Orlando Girls Rock Camp at Wills Pub in Orlando, FL. Kristin has been volunteering all week long. The main event is the all-girl bands get to have a show onstage at Wills Pub to show the songs they wrote during the week. It will be an awesome time! Doors are at 4pm. Event Page is here.

Then on Sunday July 29th starting at 11am is a new market at The Veranda (Orlando, FL) called Bazaar Botanica. The Veranda is a very cool spot! We just saw Pylon Reenactment Society perform there on their outside stage. We’re excited to be a part of this new market! Event Page is here.

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Two Cool Shows Upcoming at Wills Pub in Orlando in July.

We’ll be set up for these two very cool shows at the Wills 50 District Complex (har har) on Friday July 27th and Saturday July 28th. Fun and good music all weekend long!

On Friday is Bad Balloon’s 1st Anniversary Party at Wills Pub with Wet Nurse, TV Dinner, Demo and Expert Timing. Also playing is The Place Mats, a Replacements tribute band! It should be noted we’ve made buttons for Wet Nurse and Expert Timing. We love both those bands! Demo are from Gainesville and we’ll be seeing them for the first time. Doors will be at 8pm and $8 at the door. See the event page and say you’re going.

The next night the show will be outside at Dirty Laundry with more of our favorite bands: Beach Day and The Woolly Bushmen along with The Saucy Jacks, a powerpop band from Oakland California. It should be no surprise we’ve also made buttons for Beach Day and The Woolly Bushmen! See the event page for more details and always say you’re going to the event! 7pm doors and $7 to get in!

Come out to both shows!

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Kick Bright Returns to The Makery in Jacksonville Saturday and Sunday April 14th and 15th

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We are super excited about returning to The Makery in Jacksonville. Last year’s was a super fun (and hot & sweaty) time. We’ll be back in full force with even more buttons, more vintage clothing and some artwork. Jeffrey has added a third typewriter with different colored ink for making cool customized buttons! Too cool!

WHEN:

APRIL 14+15 2017
Saturday Hours 11-8
Sunday Hours 11-4

$5 a ticket
17 and under= FREE!
One ticket will gain entry for BOTH days!

WHERE:    SPACE 42  2670 Phyllis St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Event description: The Makery – Fall Market is a curated market in Jacksonville, FL where independent Makers, designers, and creative entrepreneurs along with the local community can gather and inspire one another.  It is a fun and lively event with Make+Take workshops, DIY demonstrations and music along with great food and craft beer. Handmade, reclaimed, and vintage items will be featured with a focus on fresh design and exceptional workmanship.

Visit The Makery Online.

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Kick Bright in South Florida this weekend!

Kick Bright is hitting the road! We’ll be bringing our arsenal of buttons, vintage winter wear, our special rack of $5 vintage items and other cool stuff this weekend to South Florida.

On Saturday we’ll be in Downtown Hollywood for the Downtown Artisan Market at Hollywood Artwalk 5pm-11pm. Then Sunday we’ll be at Dania Beach for the Dania Vintage Antique and Street Market at The Casino at Dania Beach from 11am-5pm! We’re excited to come to these markets! It’s going to be a busy and fun time so come out to both!

Find details below:

Saturday January 20, 2018 @ Hollywood, FL. The city is closing down 2 strips of 20th Ave – between Harrison Street & Hollywood Blvd and Hollywood Blvd & Tyler Street – for a pop-up artisan marketplace amongst Hollywood’s bustling downtown scene! Free Admission, All Ages, Easy Garage Parking. Event Page.

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Sunday January 21, 2018 @ The Casino at Dania Beach. 301 E Dania Beach Blvd, Dania Beach, Florida 33004. It’s a new monthly Antique, Vintage, Thrifty, Collectibles and shopping event with food. Event Page.

Not to be missed!

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$5 Sale Coming To An Event Near You….

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Kick Bright is going to have a huge blowout sale the next couple of events in January. We’re going to have a whole rack of vintage clothing everything $5. Yep, that’s right just five dollars. The second rack will be winter wear (jackets, sweaters, heavy coats) at our already-low regular pricing.

Check us out this week:

Thursday January 18 @ Market on South on South Street. Orlando, FL 6:30pm. EVENT PAGE HERE.

Friday January 19 @ Wills Pub Complex, next to Dirty Laundry and Lil Indies under the laundromat side. What a mouthful! It’s our regular Friday night event 8pm-1am-ish. EVENT PAGE HERE.

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Field Trip South 2018

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Hidden Volume Records and The Guesthouse Present:

FIELD TRIP SOUTH 2018

14 BANDS! 2 DAYS! 3 DJS! 1 NADS!

Hidden Volume Records brings back Field Trip South at Will’s Pub and this year will knock your socks off (if you, like, wear socks). Two days of garage rock, psych, surf and trash rock for your ears and eyes featuring the most insane (or mildly agitated) acts around. This year’s edition will feature the Hi-Vo Pop Up Shop with records galore as well as merch from all your favorite bands PLUS dig the sounds of the WFMU Ichiban DJs Elevator Operator, Richard Whig and Girlgroup Girl! All hosted by the ever-popular Nadeem “Nads” Khan! Grease your dancing shoes and get your tickets now.

ALSO: Tickets include complimentary record bag, fest button, exclusive zine and flexi featuring two unreleased cuts from The BellTowers and The Improbables!

FRIDAY, FEB 16:
Untamed Youth (Columbia, MO):
Deke Dickerson’s legendary garage/frat rock combo with a special secret guest star!

Baby Shakes (NYC)
The Woolly Bushmen (Orlando)
THE OTHERMEN (NYC)
Groovy Movies (Philadelphia)
The WildTones (Orlando)
Sash The Bash (Atlanta)

SAT, FEB 17
The Phantom Surfers (San Francisco):
Way-out surf icons featuring members of The Mummies, Ogres and Knights of The New Crusade!

The Delusionaires (Orlando/Atlanta)
The Blind Owls (Corpus Christi)
The Hall Monitors (Baltimore)
The Improbables (Philadelphia)
The BellTowers (Orlando)
Blind RAGE and Violence (Parts Unknown)

Check out our fine sponsors:
The Guesthouse
Exit10
The Imperial at Washburn Imports
Lure Design, Inc.
Kick Bright Shop & Buttons
Blackbird Vintage Music
Ameraucana Print Shop

UPDATED information will be at the FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.

We will see you there!