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The Hot Place opened up for David J's recent SE leg of his "Vagabond Songs" LP tour, at Little Tree Studios in Atlanta; Georgia Theatre Rooftop in Athens; and The Chapel at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah. The band is currently in the studio working on their second LP. Look for more live shows this Autumn! 



The Hot Place at Little Tree Studios, Atlanta 6/7. Photo by Jordan Ososki.

The Hot Place playing the Georgia Theatre Rooftop, Athens, GA, 6/9. Photo by Cat Bobon.

Lisa King and Jeff Calder of The Hot Place, playing "Bela Lugosi's Dead" with David J,

The Chapel at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah GA, 6/11. Photo by David McDaniel.

The Hot Place, (Lisa King, Jeff Calder, and Mike Lynn) will be on a mini-tour of the SE this Summer. The band will be opening up for David J (of Bauhaus/Love and Rockets) on a Southeastern leg of David's "Vagabond Songs" LP tour. Tickets for The Atlanta show on 6/7, The Athens show on 6/9, and the Savannah show on 6/11 are on sale now. These intimate and acoustic living room shows will be held at Little Tree Studios in Atlanta, The Rooftop Bar at the Georgia Theatre in Athens, and The Chapel at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah. Limited Seating, RSVP, Advance Tickets only! 

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(IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The ATL show has moved from Electron Gardens, one street over, to Little Tree Studios, 2834 Franklin Street, Avondale Estates, GA. 30002. )

Criminal Records Instore: Join Moderator Chad Radford and Host Lisa King, for an instore, signing, and Q&A panel with David J (Bauhaus/Love and Rockets) at Criminal Records, in Little Five Points, Atlanta. This Free Event will be Thursday, June 8th from 4-6 p.m. Lisa will conduct a live surrealist word-association portion of the Q&A with David, and the artist will be available to sign merch and meet fans after the interview. 1154 Euclid Ave. Atlanta, Ga. 30307. 404-215-9511. 






No Big Wheel Records presents an album release party for The Hot Place, (Lisa King, Jeff Calder, Mike Lynn and Robert Schmid) with very special opening guests DJ Gori & Kevin McFoy Dunn, on Saturday, November 15th from 7 p.m. until Midnight, at Little Tree Studios in Avondale Estates, Ga. The Hot Place will play The Language of Birds live in its entirety. DJ Gori will be spinning No Big Wheel Records artists Tenguzame, Casual Ties, Morturizer, Eccentric Funeral, The Von Vons, and some ambient, 80's post-punk, and new-wave music in between bands. Maestro Kevin will be playing his own special blend of cocktail music from space, peppered with baroque guitar and acoustic resonator slide.

The Hot Place at Little Tree Art Studios, "The Language of Birds" LP Release Party, 11/15/14-Photo by Jinnie Lee Schmid


The Hot Place will have copies of their 180 gram limited edition orange vinyl available for $20, Digital Download Cards for $10, t-shirts, pins, and posters. The band will be available after the show to sign merch, and take photographs. The event is free, with some refreshments provided. It is an all ages show, you can BYOB, and snacks. It is a no smoking event. Parking is available in front of the space, and on the street. Be aware that this event may be filmed.

The Hot Place debuts at the International Pop Overthrow Atlanta, 9/12/14-Photo by Gregg Boutilier of Music in Atlanta


*Friday, September 12, International Pop Overthrow fest at the Star Bar, Atlanta

*Saturday, November 15, Album Release Party-Venue & Special Guests-TBA

Atlanta band The Hot Place have released their debut album, The Language of Birds on No Big Wheel Records. The band revolves around the musical partnership of bassist /vocalist Lisa King, and producer/guitarist Jeff Calder, the leader of the legendary 1980's New-Wave rockers, The Swimming Pool Q's. Rounding out the lineup is Mike Lynn on guitar and Robert Schmid, the SPQ's original drummer. The album features special guest guitarist Richard Lloyd of NYC proto-punk band Television on two tracks. The Hot Place will play its debut show on Friday, Sept 12 during the International Pop Overthrow fest at the Star Bar, in Atlanta, GA. Copies of their new 180 gram orange vinyl record will be available, fresh off the presses and in tow at the IPO event.
Album release party with very special guests is scheduled for Saturday, November 15. More details including time and location of this semi-private event are to follow.



You can listen to The Language of Birds in its entirety, or purchase our album on Bandcamp. You can like us on Facebook below.