“Louie” Viewing Party at Fontana’s for Local Band Prospector

Posted on: September 1st, 2011 at 10:12 am by

Last winter, we caught hilarious comedian Louis C.K. filming his eponymous FX series on Grand Street, steps west of Eldridge. He had just completed shooting a scene with “Loud Rock Band” (as referred to in the script) inside local rock bar Fontana’s. Turns out that band is Lower East Side-based Prospector, and the episode premieres tonight. To celebrate the occasion, Fontana’s is throwing a viewing party for episode 12, which airs at 10:30 pm.

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From the inbox:

Prospector makes their television debut this Thursday on FX show Louie!  Come cheer on our boys as they make their television debut this Thursday on FX show, Louie.

Ryan Oh-No, R. Francis and Joey Sparrow of Prospector will be playing the role of “Loud Rock Band” and a special guest appearance by Fontana’s very own, Patrick Salt Ryan who will be playing the role of “Tall, Greasy Rock Dude” in this week’s episode “Louie’s niece visits.”

Season 2: Episode 12 airs 10:30pm on FX

Photos snapped by Boogie reader Lisa-Thi Beskar.

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