The Virgins, Har Mar Superstar, C.O.L.O.R.
1332 W Burnside St.
[SIX DEGREES OF THE STROKES] Sean Tillman isn’t your average sex symbol—he’s a sex symbol for the average. Overweight and balding, bearing a striking physical similarity to The Critic’s Jay Sherman, the performer better known as Har Mar Superstar serenades audiences with his seductive electroclash-R&B, often while clad in little more than tight, form-fitting briefs. Tillman has been embraced by all sorts of rock tastemakers over the last decade, most notably the Strokes—whose Julian Casablancas is releasing Tillman’s fifth album, Bye Bye 17, on his own Cult Records imprint next month. Earlier this year, Casablancas also put out Strike Gently, the second album from Brooklyn’s the Virgins, whom you might remember for being “the Strokes of 2008.” Ah, the circle of hype is complete.
Where: Lola's Room at the Crystal Ballroom
Address: 1332 W Burnside St.