2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Under The Big Black Sun

Mike Watt & The Secondmen

Thursday, March 17
8:00PM - 8:40PM

The Main II
603 Red River St


Listen to The Back of the Hand

my name is mike watt and I work the bass. I am the son of a sailor, born in virgina in 1957 (year of sputnik) but came to california when nine and have lived in san pedro ever since. our town is the west part of the los angeles harbor. I'm mostly known as co-founder of the minutemen w/guitarman d. boon, the cat who got me into playing music when we were boys and who's ma put me on bass. the minutemen became no more when he passed away in van wreck and I thought that was it for playing for me but people kept me going and I did a two bass only band called dos (still going after thirty years) w/kira and then fIREHOSE w/george hurley and ed fROMOHIO. I was on sst for eleven years and then on columbia for fourteen. in 1995 I did my first solo album called "ball-hog or tugboat?" and ever since have put together bands around different projs I got going. I put the secondmen together to realize my second opera (I ended up doing thr...

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