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March 29th Silent Barn Show with Mallory, Adult Mom and Told Slant

On Wednesday, March 29th, we’re returning to the Silent Barn with an amazing lineup of queer bands from all over the place. Check it out:

Beeeep! On March 29th, four freaky doggies will be hanging out all night to share immediate and exciting and upsetting and possibly uplifting feelings with you. Lots of different queernesses collide from different parts of America. From different sonic traditions and from different positions of experience. This show is excited to exist! Also, Mallory is embarking on a forevertour, so invite them into your life and send them off with love!

/// Mallory:

/// Gay Panic:

/// Adult Mom:

/// Told Slant:

–Entrance is on the first floor. The front door is accessible/ramped.
–Doors at 8!
–Respect the space and be safe! Plz!
–All ages, duh!

Venue info:

April 2nd at Silent Barn with CUTTERS, Cutting Room Floor, Garrett Walters, Little Waist

We’re super excited about playing the Silent Barn again on April 2nd, with this great lineup of queer bands!
Sunday April 2nd
Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick
8pm, $8, All ages!
QUEER BANDS. EASTER SUNDAY. CRY HERE, CRY THERE, CRY EVERYWHERE.CUTTERS – punk spirituals to shake yr bones & rattle yr souls Panic – queer waves from brooklyn and western mass
gaypanic.bandcamp.comCutting Room Floor – psychic rock band from the underworld

Garrett Walters – now playing with a full band! Punx from Bloomington, IN

Little Waist – queercore/transcore BK pop punk

Almost Spring Tour: Philly, Baltimore, Brooklyn

We’re so excited to be finally playing in Philly and visiting our friends in Baltimore and finally playing an amazing but bittersweet show where we say goodbye to our favorite band to play with, Shady Hawkins. Here’s the details, hope to see you there!

Thursday, March 9th

The Mitten
(message us for the address!)
7pm, $5

my gay banjo (queer alt-country/bluegrass)
hot tears (lush, one woman rock)
diane (from trophy wife) solo acoustic project, first appearance!


Friday, March 10th

The Beatnik Bar
2101 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

a queer rock showcase with:
silence kid (noise pop, “Smoldering stadium rock with a soft spot for the Deals”)
antherums (melodic queer indie)


Saturday, March 11th

The Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11206
$7, 8pm

Shady Hawkins – last show ever!
 Aye Nako – killing it!
Phantom Rides – Post punk riot girl! Boston!

Feb 24th Queer Dance Party w/ My Parade and Hot Tears


Join us as we welcome our friends from the Northwest, the amazing My Parade and Hot Tears. We’re the late show starting at 11pm and we’ll be followed by ass shaking with DJ STRESSWAVE. It’s $7 to help out the touring bands, plus there’s another great show at Silent Barn earlier in the evening.

My Parade: all-POC queer dance punk band from Seattle

Hot Tears: ambient melodic melancholy queer metal from Olympia

DJ STRESSWAVE: hot ass beats late late

Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave
11pm, $7


Feb 16th Show in Providence, RI

Hello Friends! We’re doing a short tour — playing a show with our friends in Providence, visiting Northampton and more northern environs (info TBA). For now, here’s the details of our Providence show, from the organizers. Email them for directions:


gay panic (NYC)
queer wave band from brooklyn with a HOT new record. so into it.

ursula londonderry
pvd’s very own DRAG QUEEN POP STAR!

poetry + performances by

v.r. stellastar taco

DJs hannah z. + gooby spinning lots of disco and summertime jams


february 16th

spark city, usa

email for direxx

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project fundraiser

Hey friends, please come out to this upcoming fundraiser for QDEP— it’s got a great lineup at an awesome venue for a good cause. What is QDEP?

“The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP) is an Alternative to Detention Program (ATD), that works with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non- Conforming, HIV+ detainees and their families currently in detention centers and those that are recently released from detention centers, seeking status in the United States.”


Saturday January 28th, 8pm (we play at 10:30)
Shea Stadium
20 Meadow Street between Waterbury and Bogart
L to Montrose

Suggested Donation $10


Gay Panic


Little Waist


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Wrong Feelings reviewed on Fuck Yeah! Queer Music

Check it out! Our new album recently received a great review on Fuck Yeah! Queer Music

Original link is here!

“Gay Panic is a Brooklyn based indie band who just released their second album, Wrong Feelings, this past Tuesday. If you’re a fan of 80’s new wave and rock mixed with hip indie leanings, this is the band for you. Plus, their guitarist is the awesome Lior Hadar, whose solo project is Music Was My First Gay Lover I’ve covered a couple times before.

Gay Panic’s sound is very vocal forward, and rightfully so, as singer Josh Lerner is a powerhouse in a almost Broadway performer type of way. His voice gives the band a unique melodrama that really helps them stand out from the rest of the indie rock pack, which, while Gay Panic does the genre well, is still a crowded field, but Lerner makes sure you remember who they are. Musically, they are very dance-y. The guitar and bass are super bouncy and, for lack of a better term, they dance around one another in the songs, creating tunes that are fun and interesting to listen to. Pretty much, they are the super queer indie band you’ve been waiting for.”

2017: The Year We Take Over

Happy new year queerdos! A few weeks ago we spent three long days in Phantom Studios of Gowanus, Brooklyn with the incomparable Don Godwin, recording nine songs for our new album. (See our Facebook page for photos!) We’ll be mixing them later this month.

In the meantime, defy the cold and snow by coming out this Saturday to the Rock Shop in Park Slope and get cozy with us and our friends in Tiny Tusks (it’s their record release show), Mannequin Pussy and Little Waist. Info below!


Saturday, January 7th, 8pm
249 4th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

TINY TUSKS \\ post-holiday emo heartache

MANNEQUIN PUSSY \\ childhood pals turned degenerates

GAY PANIC \\ sharp edges and delicate touches

LITTLE WAIST \\ transcore/queercore band taking over pop punk in the name of feelings


CD Release Show final lineup now out!

GP cover

It’s finally here! After nearly a year of songwriting, practicing, recording, mixing and production, our second album Wrong Feelings is dropping on May 8th in digital, CD and cassette form (vinyl coming soon)!

To celebrate, we’re throwing a big party at the Rock Shop (formerly Cattyshack!) in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and inviting 3 of the awesomest bands in Brooklyn to join us:

Five-piece rock band with raw power and gorgeous melodies

Little Waist
pop-punk transcore aimed straight at your heart

Public Hex
new brooklyn women-led hardcore, members of death first, carnal knowledge

This’ll be your first chance to get your hands on a copy and we’ll be playing the album in its entirety. Don’t miss it!

New Album Wrong Feelings Now Out!

We’re pleased to announce that our new album Wrong Feelings is now available for streaming, download and physical orders on Bandcamp! Click the image below to check it out!