October 2000 is shaping up to be one of the biggest months yet for HFQ! In addition to its ongoing weekly residencies at Pete's Candy Store and Sardi's, the band will be presenting a new show at the prestigious and hip JOE'S PUB The Public Theater with a three-Sunday run (see schedule page for info on tickets). The new gig is the most significant engagement for the group since its Algonquin debut in 1999, as it will formally introduce HFQ's new direction for the first time in a major venue. For those of you who have seen the band recently at Pete's Candy Store (or have heard about the shows there), you know what to expect: a repertoire of almost entirely original music, two new band members, and a style that is at once intimate and explosive. HFQ will be playing material from its new album "I LIKE YOU A LOT," due for release at the end of the month. For fans of the band who aren't able to make the late nights in Williamsburg and at Sardi's, the early start time (8:30pm), intimate seating and one of the best sound systems in New York make JOE'S PUB is the ideal place to hear The Howard Fishman Quartet!