Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

Phlebotomy on Wheels 

Wednesday, Jun 9 2010
San Francisco ShEvil Dead is hungry. For the past three seasons, the roller derby squad has gone 1-12. That’s right: They’ve lost 12 matches and won 1. A record like that makes a skating zombie ravenous — ShEvil Dead, part of the B.ay A.rea D.erby Girls league, is all-girl, undead, and desperate for more blood than usual. Tonight, that blood is in the veins of the Boardwalk Bombshells, a squad of fighters from the Santa Cruz Derby Girls. At Beach Blanket Massacre, some may get spilled, some may be forcibly removed. It’s flat-track racing, meaning the skaters don’t have curved banks to keep them from spinning off into the universe; they rely on their thighs to hold the line. If they don't, bad things happen. Bad things could happen to the Santa Cruz Derby Girls.
Sat., June 19, 8 p.m., 2010

About The Author

Michael Leaverton


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed


  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"