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bellflur tonight @ IOTA


We will be playing at IOTA tonight. This will be our first time there in a very long time.. So please come on out and show some love.. we will also be joined by Susan and Emily Hsu of The Exit Clov.

details below:

Monday April 28th 2008 @ Iota Club & Cafe
8:30PM $10

getting here from there…

IOTA is located at 2832 Wilson Boulevard in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arington, VA. Wilson Boulevard starts in Rosslyn, which is just across the river from Washington D.C. IOTA is just a couple miles up on Wilson, between Edgewood and Fillmore Streets.
Via Metro

IOTA Club & Cafe is located two and a half blocks East of the Clarendon Metro Station which is on the Orange Line. When you come up the escalator you are at the intersection of Wilson Boulevard and Highland Street. Cross Highland Street and walk down Wilson against traffic (it is one-way coming toward you). IOTA is two and a half blocks down on your right at 2832 Wilson.

Last trains leaving the Clarendon Metro Station:
To DC: Fri & Sat: 1:42 AM To Vienna: Fri & Sat: 2:17 AM
Sun-Thurs: 11:42 PM Sun-Thurs: 12:17 AM

This schedule may be subject to change. Check with the Metro System for accuracy.

Via Auto

From Points West:
Take Interstate 66 East. Take the Glebe Rd./Fairfax Drive Exit. The ramp turns into Fairfax Drive. Continue on Fairfax Drive for one mile and turn left on Wilson Blvd. (There is a Hess Gas Station on the corner at your right.) Stay in the left lane on Wilson Blvd. Go through a big wacky open intersection but stay in the left lane. (The road is now called Clarendon Boulevard going one-way East, but who cares.) Drive past the Fresh Fields Grocery Store and take a left on Danville St. Take a left on Wilson and we're just a block and a half up on the left.

From Points South:
Take 95 North to 395 North (toward Washington, D.C.) Continue North and take the Columbia Pike/Washington Blvd/Pentagon. exit. The ramp splits, go left toward Columbia Pike (not right to the Pentagon).The road becomes Washington Blvd. headed toward Clarendon, our neighborhood. Drive many, many blocks. Take a right turn at the third traffic light onto Highland Street. Go a couple blocks and take a right on Clarendon Blvd. Go a few more blocks and take a left on Danville St. (just past the Fresh Fields Grocery Store). Take your first left on Wilson Blvd. We're a block and a half up on the left.

From Points North:
You can take the Beltway 495 to I66 and proceed as if From Points West. Or you can go through Washington D.C. to the Key Bridge or the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. Find Wilson Blvd in Rosslyin and proceed Westward to IOTA.

From Key Bridge: Simply drive straight into Rosslyn and take a right on Wilson Blvd. Drive many blocks and watch for the Fresh Fields and we're a half a block up on the left.

From Theodore Roosevelt Bridge:
Take the Lee Highway/Key Bridge exit. This is the last exit before the start of I66 West. Coming off the ramp, take your first legal left turn into Rosslyn. Take a right on Wilson Blvd and drive many blocks and watch for the Fresh Fields. We're a half a block up on the left.


There is ample parking near IOTA, including street parking, a public garage at 3033 Wilson and a private Colonial garage with reasonable rates at Fillmore and Clarendon Blvd. There is a construction project going on behind IOTA on Clarendon Blvd so that the little parking lot/alley next to IOTA is not available. Upon completion of the construction project, additional parking spaces will become available.

Free Garage Parking at 3033 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington County sponsors free parking in a safe, well-lit garage just two and a half blocks from IOTA at 3033 Wilson Blvd (entrance on Highland Street). The garage is available free to the public:

* Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 AM to 2:30 AM
* Monday through Friday: 5:30 PM to 2:30 AM

Directions from IOTA's front door: continue driving on Wilson Boulevard (which is one way) for two and a half blocks to Highland Street. Take a right turn on Highland Street and the garage entrance is on the right.

hope to see you there!



post black cat/ pre Iota


Hope you all are enjoying this lovely Saturday. the winter is finally leaving as i realize that i really dont like hot weather.. if i can only find somewhere that has the perfect pants/t-shirt or shorts/hoodie weather all year round.. hmmm

well anyway..

The black cat show the other night was really cool...thanks to seamonster for coming down from brooklyn as well as hundred hundred from WV. Those are a great bunch of guys/girl to hang out with.. cant wait for some future shows with them. and may i say.. i forget how funny the ped was.. he used to play with bellflur prior to his quest for knowledge and we definitely miss him. and you cant forget Dolla Bill for doing visuals for us. I really wish i could watch them while we play but i only get to sneek glimpses between double fisting keyboards..


we have new shirts!!!


they are ultra-comfort urban outfitters brand t's.. we buy only the best for our fans.. who wants to wear one of those cheap-o t's anyway?

i know what you are saying....

how do we charge $15 for a kick-ass, handmade t-shirt when they cost $16 for a blank one in the store??
well i sold my soul to the devil for a forbidden doughnut.. (mmmmmm)

we have plenty of sizes/colors available:
girls- xs,s,m,l
girl tanks- m,l
boys- s,m,l,xl

if you would like to purchase a shirt see us at one of our shows


if you like the design of the shirt and want something else printed w/ it on it let me know.. id be happy to make you a one-off bellflur shirt...

heres what they look like.

we also have some shows coming up.

Iota this monday... it will be our first time there so come on out.
emily and susan hsu from the exit clov will be playing with us again that evening.
they are fantasic... we love them.

Apr 28 2008 - 8:30P - Iota Club & Cafe -arlington, Virginia
May 25 2008 - 6:00P - WMUC -College Park, Maryland
Jun 4 2008 - 8:00P - The Colony Cafe -Woodstock, New York
Jun 6 2008 - 8:00P - Galapagos -Brooklyn, New York
Jun 7 2008 - 8:00P - The Lily Pad -Cambridge, Massachusetts

we will be also adding some more dates as time goes by.

ok time to refill my coffee..

hope to see you monday!
-Tom (and bellflur) for t's, cd's, love, etc.


Our Marathon of a day...

to all..

A big thanks to everyone who came out to show some love.. sipping coffee as i sit in staten island (puke) and reflect on yesterdays rat race of a day...

our day started at 9am.. loading equipment.. now i know what your saying... big deal.. but it is a big deal.. you try moving all our stuff...2 times.. before you'd normally wake up.

we played at the Crazy Quilt Festival in Greenbelt, MD. this was a departure from our normal shows.. for one we played at noon... and it was outside.. it was a really cool setup.. except that there was TONS of pollen falling on us while we played.
that does wonders for my allergies and the resale value of my pedals.. unfortunately we had to leave early and missed least common denominator and play w/ me...

Our day continued w/ another equipment-van load in and we headed up to nyc to play at Spike hill in williamsburg. despite the size of the stage it worked out great!!! it was a great place to play because there was no cover and there was alot of street traffic on bedford ave.. thanks to all who came and showed yr support. i met a bunch of cool new people and look forward to future endeavors.

ok time for a NYC bagel w/ bacon egg and cheese....

speaking of bacon...

carlos has been talking all this smack that he can eat 30 strips of bacon in one sitting. the bacon challenge will happen today..

there may be no more bellflur if carlos has a heart attack.. wish him/us the best.




thanks to all who came to the show at jammin' java. that place is awesome! Cant wait to play there again. Also thank you to the Society Of Art Rockers for putting on the show. we met alot of cool people and hope to see you all at the next shows. speaking of.....

Upcoming Shows!

Apr 19 2008 11:00A
Crazy Quilt Festival Old Greenbelt, Maryland

Apr 19 2008 8:00P
Spike Hill Brooklyn, New York

Apr 23 2008 8:00P
The Black Cat Washington, Washington DC

Apr 28 2008 8:30P
Iota Club & Cafe arlington, Virginia

more to come....


we made this video as a small preview/ glimpse into what has been going on while we are not playing shows.. we are in the Midst of recording a new album w/ Producer/engineer/photographer/international man of leisure, Eamonn Aiken. Most of the recording has been taking place at the bellflur mansion. We are also super excited to be working w/ Emily and Susan of the exit clov. We have worked w. them in the past but they will have a much more substantial role in the final product.. we are very excited.