TONIGHT, Sept 2: Arthur presents MEN (feat JD from Le Tigre) at Pappy and Harriet's in Pioneertown near Joshua Tree – ALL AGES, $10

Poster by Xavier Schipani

Who are MEN?: “MEN is JD Samson, Michael O’Neill and Ginger Brooks Takahashi—with contributions from Johanna Fateman and Emily Roysdon—a Brooklyn-based band and art/performance collective that focuses on the energy of live performance and radical potential of dance music… ”

MEN on Facebook and myspace

Pappy and Harriet’s is a big all-ages honkytonk located in Pioneertown, two and a half hours’ drive from Los Angeles, next to the town of Yucca Valley. The beautiful Joshua Tree National Park is 20 minutes’ drive away. There is almost zero cel phone reception at Pappy and Harriet’s, which helps you to enjoy where you are. On most nights, you can see the Milky Way.

Tickets are $10: Ticketweb

For inexpensive lodging options—both of these are a short walk from Pappy’s—check out

Motel: Pioneertown Inn


Camping: Pioneertown Camp Corrals

Previously in Arthur Magazine: JD was in Le Tigre, who were interviewed at length by Oliver Hall in Arthur No. 13 (2004), available from The Arthur Store for $6