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    Anamanaguchi in Philadelphia 9/10

    Hyperactive chip-punk band Anamanaguchi is coming to Sprinkle Kingdom (45th & Walnut) in Philly on Friday, September 10, and Dtoid Penn's putting together a field trip.

    More details about the concert to come, including an official blog post in a day or two. Confirmed so far are myself, ArcticFox, Diverse, and DJKirsch, with Antwhan also possible.

    Anamanaguchi is awesome. Come the hell out and see 'em!

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    DJKirsch's Avatar
    90 posts since Aug 2010

    Maybe now that PAX 2010 is over, some people will see this and come out this Friday! It should be a great time, and Anamanaguchi is totally rad! Looking forward to meeting some DToiders IN THE FLESH!

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    Caostotale's Avatar
    1,364 posts since Nov 2009
    Man, I might be down for this trip also.

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    I'll be busing down to Philly and am putting my faith in the system and the network that is Dtoiders everywhere. Hoping i'll find some bros to spend the day/weekend with and catch the show with too.

    There isn't a age requirement to get into the place right?

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    So, this thing keeps getting more awesome.

    First off, the opening acts have been announced: Cheap Dinosaurs, Animal Style, and George & Jonathan will be making with the lo-fi goodness before Anamanaguchi.

    Second, chiptune visualist enso is going to be painting the walls with a pixelated light show all night.

    Third, according to enso's facebook, the whole thing is F'N FREE.

    Still not sure of an age limit, but if it's a free show, it's likely there is none. I can't imagine a bar hosting a show without a charge.

    I'll be trying to contact the venue tomorrow to get a better idea, but until then, be there by Friday, 7:00, at 45th and Walnut.

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    I guess i'll have to bone up on my tunes then! Man my first NARPish gathering... meeting other dtoiders in the flesh... this is gonna be so freakin awesome!

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    After doing some more research, the concert's basically a big house party. Good news is that it's donations only and there's no age limit. Bad news is there's an outside chance the fire marshal gets all up in Anamanaguchi's business again.

    My advice? Let's meet there early- like 6:00 PM or so- and have a backup plan, just in case.

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    This is how the bus works out for me...

    Departs - State College at 1:45pm -

    Arrival at King of Prussia - 4:45pm - 1st Stop: King of Prussia, Pa
    153 S. Gulph Rd. (Behind the Lonestar Restaurant)

    Arrival at Philadelphia - 5:30pm - Final Destination: Philadelphia, Pa
    Philadelphia Amtrak Station
    30 th St. & JFK Blvd.

    There's no earlier ones that i can catch, and i'm wondering if any of the bros in philly might be able to pick me up or if i should just try and catch a cab to the show?

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    Tactix's Avatar
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    254 posts since Jan 2007

    Def. go see Anamanaguchi...they rock hard!

    I had a chance to see them in SF and it was an amazing experience. Also, the main guy, Pete, is a fan of Destructoid as it turns out, so you can always break the ice about that if you want.

    It was awesome when at PAX, he recognized ME walking around the convention center, and struck up a conversation. <3 <3

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    5:30 at 30th St. Station. Seeya then. I'll be the silver car with the Brujah logo (inverted Anarchy symbol) on the back window.

    Quote Originally Posted by Antwhan View Post
    This is how the bus works out for me...

    Departs - State College at 1:45pm -

    Arrival at King of Prussia - 4:45pm - 1st Stop: King of Prussia, Pa
    153 S. Gulph Rd. (Behind the Lonestar Restaurant)

    Arrival at Philadelphia - 5:30pm - Final Destination: Philadelphia, Pa
    Philadelphia Amtrak Station
    30 th St. & JFK Blvd.

    There's no earlier ones that i can catch, and i'm wondering if any of the bros in philly might be able to pick me up or if i should just try and catch a cab to the show?

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    I'll PM you my number so i'll have some way of contacting you since we have the technology and all to work with now. Fingers Crossed for a smooth, on time ride.

    Now Just to figure out where i can stay...

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    Thought we covered this already. There's like a ninetysomething chance I can put you up at my place. In fact, I'm hoping we can make a big ol' NARP out of it.
    Last edited by JT Murphy; 09-07-2010 at 01:25 PM. Reason: Stupid Youtube embeds aren't working. Figure it out later.

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    Man That is awesome to hear. Seriously Looking forward to meeting you and well anyone else who comes too. Thanks for putting me up too!

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    Putting final plans together on the google group: http://groups.google.com/group/dtoid-penn

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    For the record, this weekend turned out awesome. C-blog recap coming in a day or two!

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    DJKirsch's Avatar
    90 posts since Aug 2010

    Sorry I couldn't make it to anything other than the concert! Busy weekend for me. It was good meeting the people I did though! Tons of awesome music too...I hope we can all get together and do something as crazy-awesome as this again soon!

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