AURAL STANDARDS PRESENTS: The Jesse Miller Talk Show with Musical Guest Bart Davenport of Honeycut on FRIDAY! (Also: Eric Andre, Jason Nash)

FIVE DOLLARS! Come out Friday night for AT LEAST five dollars worth of entertainment (maybe SIX!) brought to you by your boy Jesse Miller, talk show host extraordinaire. Guests include Eric Andre (one of the funniest dudes in L.A., as seen on Apt. 23 and The Eric Andre Show) and Jason Nash of Atom Films. As always, Aural Standards books the music for the show, and we’ve wrangled a very special fella: Bart Davenport, the singer of Honeycut, who’s got a new solo 7-inch out for the songs “Someone2Dance” and “Cheap Words.”

Meet Bart:

Meet Jesse:

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Photo: Wavves Soundchecks at the ‘Jesse Miller Show’ Comedy Central Pilot Taping

And they say dreams don’t come true. Here’s Wavves soundchecking for the Jesse Miller Show Comedy Central pilot. We here at Aural Standards typically like to couch our bragging in faked newsworthiness, but we’ll make an exception (and a sudden perspective switch) here: I’ve been booking bands for the live Jesse Miller Show for the past few months in part with the goal of building to this. It’s thrilling to see some real-world results of your work, at least as an occasional alternative to writing about the real-world results of others’ work. Anyway, stay tuned for more Jesse Miller news, more live shows, and more great musical guests curated by yours truly. Me and Jesse are feelin’ buff.

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FRIDAY: Jesse Miller Talk Show with Jean Don’t of the Franks and Hit City U.S.A. (music + interview)

Jesse Miller meets Jean Don’t of The Franks (a.k.a. Hit City U.S.A. co-founder Colin Stutz) THIS FRIDAY at the Improv Comedy Lab at 10pm as the JMTS returns to its regular time and venue after a special one-off featuring Vice Cooler. This month’s other guests are Jon Daly (Human Giant), Melissa Villasenor (America’s Got Talent) and Scott Gairdner (Funny Or Die). $5. On Facebook.

The Franks with “Neon Politik”:

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TUESDAY: The Jesse Miller Talk Show with Eric André, Johnny Pemberton and VICE COOLER

Fun has never felt so free.

I’m proud to announce a very special Jesse Miller Talk Show. First, it’s FREE (with phone RSVP). Second, it’s at the Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson. Third, and best of all, it’ll feature the musical stylings/thrustings of the one and only VICE COOLER, known for, among other things, his stunning fashion sense, his wonderfully fucked music videos, and boundary-pushing work in tuneage (Kit, Hawnay Troof, Peaches, XBXRX). Also, he might bring dancers. If that’s not enough to convince ya, read LAist’s glowing take on the show.

Vice Cooler as Hawnay Troof, in “Connection”

Andre Hyland as Jesse Miller, in “Pretty Lady Bike”

More info on the event and the guests:

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FRIDAY: The Jesse Miller Talk Show with Wallpaper

$5 worth of fun. Straight up.

I’ve thrown my lot in with the inimitable eagle-eyed talent-scouting genius Jesse Miller (also known, when not in character, as the extraordinary comedic force Andre Hyland). “Miller” hosts a hilarious monthly talk show at The Improv in Hollywood featuring comics, actors and writers. Starting with this Friday’s gig, I’ll be booking a musical guest for each show, and we’re kicking things off with flashy dance destroyer Wallpaper., whose #STUPiDFACEDD EP is currently making the rounds. Here’s LAist’s take on The Jesse Miller Talk Show, and here’s what you’d be missing … if you were stupid(facedd) enough to miss it:

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Roundup: WHY? + Blond Chili, Avi Buffalo Gossip, Ben Harper + Flea?, Masked Musicians

Quick bloggy bits from the L.A. underground (and up):

(via West Coast Sound, LA Weekly)