Nick Peden, 28, of Revere, watched John Russell, 46, of Lynn, adjust his beard during the Boston Facial Hair Fiasco 2013 held at the Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
Nick Peden, 28, of Revere, watched John Russell, 46, of Lynn, adjust his beard during the Boston Facial Hair Fiasco 2013 held at the Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

TallBoy Industries hosted the 2013 Facial Hair Fiasco at the Middle East Downstairs the other night. It was a night of music and competition, and a bunch of guys (and some gals) who looked bearded enough to join the Red Sox. Bands on the lineup included Mellow Bravo and Cask Mouse. Revelers included Dan Bythewood (above), Nick Peden (near right), and John Russell.

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