By Matt Stieb
on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 3:54 PM
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Mike Watt's performance with the Missingmen at Paper Tiger is now free
In an old school punk spirit, or a case of sly promotional beneficence, Mike Watt's show at Paper Tiger is now free. Those who purchased pre-sale tickets will be refunded. Rejoice! That's called Lone Star money.
If you're not familiar with Watt's spot in the punk canon, here's a quick highlight reel. In 1980, Watt and the Minutemen signed to Greg Ginn's SST labels, producing some of the smartest punk to ever emerge from California. Minutemen's run came to a tragic end when pivotal guitarist died in a van accident just a year after their exceptional album Double Nickels on the Dime. Since the end of Minutemen, Watt has worked with fIREHOUSE and now plays bass in The Stooges.
For a more comprehensive treatment of the bassist, check our interview with Watt in this week's issue.