The JackLords were
Buffalo's premier partying rock and roll band from 1988 to 1990. With
influences ranging from surf instrumentals, garage, and British mod, to
60s frat rock and grittty blues and country, they packed local clubs
such as Marshalls and Nietzche's with masses of dancing partyers!
JackLords only put out one complete album: "Mother's Rock," on Skyclad
records (NJ). This little piece of vinyl is now considered quite a
The JackLords played some amazing and fun rock
and roll shows, opening for such bands as: Teenage Head, the Cynics, The
Washington Squares, Roy Orbison, The Original Sins, and Shadowy Men on a
In a "Buffalo Nighlife" poll, they were voted as Buffalo's best new rock and roll band for 1989.
they broke up in 1990, their members went on to play in such bands as
the Steam Donkeys (Buck), Death Valley (Blue), Sons of Hercules
(Casino), and the Dark Marbles (Yod), most of which are still
Coming soon to Buffalo, NY:
JackLords LIVE - performing one show only - at Nietzche's on Allen
Street, Buffalo, NY on Friday, June 10th, 2011 !!!! With the Irving
Klaws and Here Come the Comets!
The last JackLords LIVE performance, on November 30, 2002 was a huge blast! The joint was jumpin'! Ask anyone who was there!
Buffalo's big n' loud Doombuggy played before us, and Rochester's rockabilly greats the Frantic Flattops played afterwards!
you Joe Rubino, Doombuggy, the Frantic Flattops, and everyone else for
supporting us and letting us entertain you and having a great time!
photos of the last re-union show, you can go to the following web site
(but hurry, I don't know how long they will be up...):
What a great party!
What a great time will be had by all on June 10th, 2011 at Nietzche's !! You've got to come!
The JackLords music is now accessible to all!
free listening and free MP3 downloads, go to www/myspace.com and
search: "JackLords". The entire "Mother's Rock" album (except for the
cover songs) are available!
Other songs will soon be added! Music for the people!
The JackLords are now on Youtube!! At: http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dv0Qf_9si0PU&h=e54e1
Spring, 1988. The JackLords open for Roy Orbison and his band to a sold-out Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY.
From left: Yod Crewsy, Casino El Camino, Roy, Buck Quigley, and Blue Aggie.
Dig those funky western ties!