Band of the Week

// A new online feature only at

  • BLACK MONK TIME. Larry Clark under the barber's shears during the Monks' first haircut. (Photo Courtesy of www.the

  • The Monks' 1995 reunion. See lots more photos at (Photo Courtesy of www.the

Tacoma Weekly contributing writer, and Wilson High School student, Sean Contris pens a new online music feature at In his first “Band of the Week” installment, Contris looks back on The Monks, an important punk/garage rock band of the ’60s. Then read about Jackson C. Frank, one of many forgotten but brilliant American folk singer/songwriters that emerged from the 1960s and 1970s.


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