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There's no one as Irish as Usurper O'Vong

posted Feb 28, 2012, 12:26 PM by Usurper Vong

What goes better with St. Patrick's Day than green beer and a Vong song sing-a-long? Johnny's serving up killer bands all day, and we're proud to be headlining this festive occasion on the evening of Saturday, March 17th!

THE LINEUP (all times PM):

12:45 The Green Beef Curtains
1:45 NME
2:45 Late Night District
3:45 Them Rude Boys
4:45 New Zoo Revolt
5:45 Vie Victus
6:45 Talky Tina
7:45 Dirty Pillows

(Stay tuned after UV's set for Dub Massive!)

$5 as always | 21-up only

Back to the SoFA

posted Jan 20, 2012, 5:46 PM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Jan 25, 2012, 10:50 AM ]

We're looking to start 2012 off with a bang, so join us for a FREE SHOW at South First Billiards, one of our favorite local establishments with SJ's friendliest staff.

Thursday, January 26th
Skitzofrenik 9:30-9:55
The Lazzari Experiment 10:10-10:35
Usurper Vong 10:50-11:35

South First Billiards | 420 S First Street | San José, CA

$3 drink specials all night! | You must be 21-up to attend. Sorry, kids.

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Early Vongsgiving

posted Nov 4, 2011, 1:25 AM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Jan 20, 2012, 5:39 PM ]

It's that time of year again. Time to slaughter another banther and sacrifice its flesh to our pagan god... Just kidding. We actually enjoy your American human traditions, especially the pie. Yes, very much the pie. 

Anyway, before we all gorge ourselves on dead animals, leavened bread, and potatoes, join Usurper Vong for a very special holiday set, as we return to our favorite haunt at the epicenter of Downtown San José to put a little Coke and rum in our tum tums...

Friday, November 18th
Johnny V's Bar
31 E Santa Clara St.
Downtown San José

The Lineup
9p - Tidelands
10p - One Over Eight
11:15p - Usurper Vong

 FREE SHOW  | 21-up only (sorry, kids)

Saturday, May 14th @ South First Billiards

posted May 4, 2011, 10:00 PM by Usurper Vong   [ updated May 4, 2011, 10:06 PM ]

UV is happy to announce our monthly gig for the South Bay peeps! 

This time around, we're returning to one of our favorite haunts after a prolonged absence. We'll get you all the details as soon as we have them, but here's all you need to know for now:

UV goes on just after 10 PM and plays for 45 minutes — so don't be late, or you might miss your favorite Vong Song! (We'll take requests in the comments below.)

Cover will be $5 or Free-99. 21-up only (sorry, kids). Please tip your bartender.


Btw, you can find Usurper Vong freaking everywhere...

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Saturday, 2 April 2011 @ Blank Club

posted Mar 22, 2011, 10:46 AM by Usurper Vong

Usurper Vong's 4th Anniversary Extravaganza
w/ Statt & Special Guest
9 PM | $8 | 21-up only (sorry, kids)

The Blank Club
44 S Almaden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95113

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Thursday, 24 February 2011 @ Johnny V's Bar

posted Feb 16, 2011, 2:21 AM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Mar 22, 2011, 10:52 AM by Usurper Vong ]

Johnny V's 8th Anniversary
w/ FTB & Drunken Starfighter
Doors 9 / Vong 9:30 / $5 / 21+

Johnny V's Bar
31 E Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Thursday, 24 September 2009 @ VooDoo Lounge

posted Sep 30, 2009, 2:22 PM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Jun 20, 2011, 2:53 PM ]

w/ Silent Treatment & Shadow Beat Ritual
Doors 8 / Vong 8:30 / $5 / 21+

VooDoo Lounge
14 S. 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Sunday, 6 September 2009 @ Pissed Off Pete's

posted Sep 30, 2009, 2:21 PM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Sep 30, 2009, 2:22 PM ]

w/ Social Sunday & Luck Dragon
Show 9 / Vong TBD

Pissed Off Pete's
4528 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94112

Thursday, 23 July 2009 @ VooDoo Lounge

posted Jul 21, 2009, 10:57 PM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Jul 21, 2009, 11:00 PM ]

Your Music Olympicks Opening Round
The bands with the most votes advance to the finals!
w/ Aivar, Down 'n' Durdy, and Northern Son
Doors 8:30 / Show 9 / Vong TBD (There's a dice roll before the show to determine set times.)

VooDoo Lounge
14 S. 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Thursday, 9 July 2009 @ South First Billiards

posted Jul 7, 2009, 9:36 AM by Usurper Vong   [ updated Jul 8, 2009, 7:33 PM ]

After party for Music in the Park; playing w/ Aivar and more.
Free / 21+ / Vong @ MIDNIGHT! (The witching hour, dontcha know?)

South First Billiards
420 S. First Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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