• This Week's On-Sales from the Knitting Factory

    25 Apr 2007, 19:35 by TheKnitLA

    Wednesday, May 9th
    DJ Abilites, Silentarmy, Acethetic
    9:00 PM, $10
    DJ Abilities (born Gregory Keltgen) is a well-respected, Minnesota-based hip-hop DJ affiliated with Rhymesayers Entertainment. With his emcee partner, Eyedea, he forms the group known as Eyedea & Abilities, also known as E&A. DJ Abilities is well known in the Midwest for being one of the best battle DJs in the local scene, having won both the 1999 and 2001 DMC Regional championships. He is also recognized as a talented producer. He and Eyedea are noted, above all, for their ability to interact in live performances, as well as on record. DJ Abilities served for some time as Atmosphere's backup/tour DJ, but has since chosen to work more with the Eyedea-Abilities duo.

    Thursday, May 10th
    Goldfinger: A Benefit for Kevin Kjonaas and The Shac 7 featuring special guests
    7:00 PM, $20
    Along with No Doubt, Sublime, and Rancid, the Los Angeles quartet Goldfinger helped contribute to a mini-U.S. ska-punk movement in the mid- to late '90s. …