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DEAD DUCK

Here you go, Carnivores! DEAD DUCK — the unabridged theme song for “Dead Duck & Zombie Chick,” the episodic online radio show of the comic of the same name by Jay Fosgitt, published by Source Point Press. (Featuring the inimitable … Read the rest of this entry

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Packentein the robot killing “Dead Duck” by Black Jake & the Carnies

My son was home sick today, so while I practiced our latest song “Dead Duck” in the living room, he recorded me on his robot Packenstein.  It plays back sped up, and I hate to admit it, but I like … Read the rest of this entry

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Upcoming and in the works…

Jake here, just a quick check in to let you know what we’re up to! Firstly I’d like to welcome Gary (ridiculous Carny name TBD) to the crew!  He plays a mean fiddle to any style you’d want, even Crabgrass-Circus-Punk-Folk-Americana … Read the rest of this entry

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Black Jake & the Carnies are back, and better than ever (if you ask me)!

Carnievores, it has been a while. As many of you know, I’ve had to make a major lineup change for various reasons, saying goodbye to the best band members and friends I’ve had since 2006.  Between piecing the new band … Read the rest of this entry

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Poopslider

  For immediate… er uh… “release”… it’s POOPSLIDER! Installment #1 of our new Quick&Dirty Garage Singles, Poopslider is the epic barn-burning vengeance rant against the infamous, National-News-making Ypsilanti Mystery Pooper. Always quick to capitalize on our kids’ coming into contact … Read the rest of this entry

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Muddy Roots Spring Weekender – Get your tickets!

Get your tickets…this will sell out and only 500 total tickets are available!

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Folk the Police – Sunday January 26 at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor

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Upcoming shows!

November 8 – The Brass Rail, Ft. Wayne, IN November 14 – YpsiFest, Ypsilanti, MI December 6 – The Ark, Ann Arbor, MI January 10 – Foundry Hall, South Haven, MI January 11 – Winter Wheat, Grand Rapids, MI

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Halloween shows!

The Carnies have two very special Halloween shows this month starting with the Theatre Bizarre Preview Gala on Friday October 18th at the Masonic Temple in Detroit. The Procession Preview Gala includes strolling dinner, open bar and valet parking. Also … Read the rest of this entry

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Black Jake’s Halloween Showcase – October 25 – Woodruffs in Ypsilanti

The leaves are changing, the pumpkins are ripening, and there’s a distinct chill to the air which foretells the coming of All Hallow’s Eve. For Black Jake of Ypsilanti’s Black Jake & The Carnies, it’s a holiday that has always … Read the rest of this entry

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