Ryan O'Rourke

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Triple Rock manager Kermit Carter moving on, Turf's Ryan O'Rourke coming in

    Triple Rock Social Club manager and talent buyer and cracker of jokes Kermit Carter announced today that he is moving on. Carter's new gig will be booking shows and assisting at Mystic Lake Casino's smaller stage. After six years at the West Bank rock club, this guy who will be missed even more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Marijuana Deathsquads unleash Boston Massacre at Turf Club on 4/20

    ​Leave it to the Turf Club to have something this audacious planned for 4/20. The evening is hilariously billed as 'Wade Boggs Wicked Boston Baked Bash,' and will feature a merry band of local characters all presenting something vaguely Bostonian throughout the night. Of course Marijuana Deaths ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Turf Club re-opens under new management tonight

    City Pages file photo​A week and a half after it shuttered unexpectedly, the Turf Club will re-open tonight with new management and new hours of operation. The venue will open at 6 p.m. today for a pre-show happy hour, followed by a free show with local bluegrass band Pocahontus County. "I'm viewi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Former Turf Club manager Dave Wiegardt offers parting words

    Photo by Erik Hess​In the wake of the recent upheaval at the Turf Club, one question has rung out louder than the rest amongst fans of the longstanding bar: What will happen to Dave Wiegardt? From the sounds of it the former manager, who was let go on Saturday after 15 years at the club, will be j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Turf Club closing: New manager Josh James speaks out

    City Pages file photo​The big news over the weekend came with the sudden shuttering of the Turf Club, when the venue canceled its Saturday night gig last-minute and hung up mysterious signs saying "Closed for repair." Turns out the "repairs" happening were more metaphorical than literal: The owner ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Two Hundred Twenty-Four Ballots...and No Hanging Chads!

    Picked to Click Pollsters cast their votes

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Picked to Click

    To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you