UPDATE: 'Three Days' away: Jane's Addiction to play El Cid on Thursday night
The original lineup of Jane's Addiction is set to play another tiny venue in Los Angeles. Following on the heels of last month's near-impossible to get into engagement at downtown’s La Cita, the band will perform at Silverlake's El Cid this Thursday evening.
El Cid is indeed bigger than La Cita, but not by much. Don’t even think about showing up after 8 p.m. and expect to see the band in such an intimate setting. Jane’s Addiction will surely do everything in its power this time around to make sure as many fans as possible get inside. (El Cid, a Spanish restaurant that books mostly local indie rock acts, is not exactly the type of venue impressed by name-droppers at the door).
The Jane’s Addiction guitarist apologized to fans at 6767.com after the packed La Cita gig, writing "Many of our own friends and family members were unable to attend and it looks as though we are simply going to have to make it up to everybody somehow!"
Looks like the makeup begins Thursday. We're hearing tickets will go for $9 at the door, and that it will be first come, first served, but we have yet to officially confirm that price. Pop & Hiss will update this page with more details as we get them.
We are also hearing the band is getting along so well, a full tour might be in the works for 2009.
UPDATE: We strongly advise anyone who is planning on going Thursday to listen to Dave Navarro's new radio show, "Dark Matter," for additional information, ticket news or any last minute venue changes. "Dark Matter" airs tonight (Wednesday) at midnight on Indie 103.1.
UPDATE #2: Just drove by El Cid on my way to work, and there are already a few people in line. But it looks like under 10 so far. They will certainly be getting inside tonight.
UPDATE #3: See our latest post/mini-review of the Jane's show last night here.
-- Charlie Amter
Photo credit: Edward A. Ornelas / Associated Press