5/27

Etana

Gonzo

$11 | All Ages | 8 pm

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Reggae soul songstress with an uplifting message and inspirational sounds. Ranging from performances on a full live band to a up-close and personal acoustic set with a guitarist and her vocals. always leaving fans on a natural and spiritual high. Singer/Songwriter/Activist, Inspiring and changing lives through music and philantrophy.

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Gonzo

Ryan Gonzales aka Gonzo was born and raised in South Bay, Los Angeles, California. He first began singing when he was a child and at age fifteen, he started playing the guitar. Listening to motown, classic rock, oldies, salsa, r&b, and soul growing up, Gonzo’s music base was introduced by his father. “My father gave me a good music foundation as well as inspiration to become a music artist,” says Gonzo. As well as his father’s interest in the music scene, watching his friend’s band in high school perform is what inspired his to pursue a music career. The type of music Gonzo creates, he describes as “roots reggae trance.”

In July 1st, 2011, Gonzo released his first album, ‘Irie State of Mind,’ with Fortunate Youth. With Fortunate Youth he is also credited with two national tours, both in 2011, where they supported Tribal Seeds and a tour promoting their single, “One Love.” “Being with Fortunate Youth was such a success and learning experience, I was able to accomplish every goal we made as a band” says Gonzo.
In 2012, Ryan Gonzo began working on his first solo album as an independent artist. The album ‘Rocksteady,’ with its release on December 25th, 2012, showcases his hard work and creativity. ‘Rocksteady’ was described as being a “soulful sensation” and he has been called the “Sade of Reggae” by E.N Young, the producer of the album at Imperial Sound Recording Studio. ‘Rocksteady’ brings everything from island vibes to roots reggae. When asked about the major inspirations on the album, Gonzo replied “really being myself and not having any limitations to my writing inspired me to do an album, as well as all the music I've been listening to. I give most of my inspirational credit to Rick Haze because without him I probably would not have had my fire fueled and come out of my shell. When I got in the studio and recorded "Choices" and "Dub in the kitchen," I realize I needed to get back at it.” This debut solo album has opened the doors for much more to come and has given Gonzo the tools for the next album.

In October of 2012, Gonzo joined the band Beyond I Sight. Roots in Peace, a studio company that consists of two of the members, were involved in the creation of two songs off ‘Rocksteady.’ With the cd release/debut show on January 12th, 2013, this collaboration brings exciting new music to the scene. There are many album releases and national tours being projected for the future.
Gonzo has had the honor to share the stage with bands such as Groundation, Toots & The Maytals, The Green, The Wailers, Rebelution, Iration, Pepper, The Dirty Heads, Natural Vibrations, and Tomorrows Bad Seeds.

Red #1 on iTunes World Reggae Charts

Red #6 on Billboard Top 10 Reggae

San Diego Music Awards Album of The Year w/ Tribal Seeds for "Representing"

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5/28

Aaron Kamm & the One Drops

18 & Over | 8 pm

Aaron Kamm & the One Drops

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    5/29

    Mouth

    Wick-It the Instigator
    Andy Frasco
    APLSOZ

    $11 - $13 | All Ages | 8 pm

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    "Kansas City band Mouth combines the elements of guitar, bass and drums to form a delectable musical stew... The band adds the fresh spices of jazz, funk, dance and hip hop to create an eclectic mix." - Ink

    Formed in late 2008 by guitarist Jeremy Anderson, bassist Zach Rizer and drummer Stephen Gunn, Mouth plays original "cyberfunk" music: bass-heavy, deep funk grooves that combine rhythmic elements from funk, house, dubstep and hip hop with the improvisational approach of a jam band.

    Having quickly established a name for themselves in their hometown with their exhilarating live shows, Mouth is now branching out with tour dates and festival performances throughout the Midwest.

    "Fans wanting to pigeonhole Mouth's music, do so at their own risk. The three-piece Kansas City band combines elements of funk, jazz, hip hop, electronica and progressive rock in their unique, dance-friendly instrumental songs." - The Daily Record

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      Andy Frasco

      Andy Frasco, a twenty four year old Party Blues musician hailing from Los Angeles, California, is nothing short of an enigma. In 2011 alone, he was the "New Artist to Watch" at Hatch Fest, European Independent Film Festival, Orion Music Festival and Sundance Film Festival.

      Within the past 4 years alone, Frasco has trekked over 150,000 miles, performed over 1000 shows, and spanned the country at l
      east 12 times. Frasco’s journey, however, is just beginning. This revolutionary is on a mission to alter the music business as we know it.

      Frasco’s a rarity in the music business: one who is an industry “insider” and a talented musician. This unparalleled insight is due, in part, to his days of managing and promoting bands when he was 16 years old. He’s booked bands like HelloGoodbye, and worked with labels and venues such as Drive Thru, Atlantic Records and The Key Club in Hollywood, CA.
      From there, Frasco toured the country with VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, raising money for Music Education in the Public Schools.

      Yet 220 shows in 360 days through 33 states that he personally booked on the Save the Music Tour wasn’t enough for this young prodigy. Frasco headed back to Los Angeles to form his own band and produce his 3rd and current album, Road Life Revival. Currently on tour for Road Life Revival, Frasco continues to prove that he is a dynamic force with which to be reckoned, as listeners marvel at his talent and soulful performances wherever he goes.

      Andy Frasco has jammed with artists such as Leon Russell, Galactic, Jackie Greene, Gary Clark Jr, Jakob Dylan, Butch Walker, The Flobots, Deer Tick, John Mayer and more. Not bad for a 24 year old.
      Within the past 4 years alone, Frasco has trekked over 150,000 miles, performed over 1000 shows, and spanned the country at least 12 times. Frasco’s journey, however, is just beginning. This revolutionary is on a mission to alter the music business as we know it.

      Frasco’s a rarity in the music business: one who is an industry “insider” and a talented musician. This unparalleled insight is due, in part, to his days of managing and promoting bands when he was 16 years old. He’s booked bands like HelloGoodbye, and worked with labels and venues such as Drive Thru, Atlantic Records and The Key Club in Hollywood, CA.
      From there, Frasco toured the country with VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, raising money for Music Education in the Public Schools.

      Yet 220 shows in 360 days through 33 states that he personally booked on the Save the Music Tour wasn’t enough for this young prodigy. Frasco headed back to Los Angeles to form his own band and produce his 3rd and current album, Road Life Revival. Currently on tour for Road Life Revival, Frasco continues to prove that he is a dynamic force with which to be reckoned, as listeners marvel at his talent and soulful performances wherever he goes.

      Andy Frasco has jammed with artists such as Leon Russell, Galactic, Jackie Greene, Gary Clark Jr, Jakob Dylan, Butch Walker, The Flobots, Deer Tick, John Mayer and more. Not bad for a 24 year old.

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      APLSOZ

      Electronic melodic mad man from the matrix, Kansas City based BASS kid Aplsoz has been bursting through boundaries in the future bass music culture by combining styles of sonic force known by the likes of Bassnectar and Ill gates with melodic high energy movements that can slow down and get sexy on the drop of a dime. This ultra-captivating style has led Aplsoz to share stages with Liquid stranger, Dirt Monkey, Jantsen, Koan Sound, Marvel Years, Illenium, Minnesota, and many more. Always rockin' fully original sets, Aplsoz is on the come-up with a fully encompassing and immersive style of fresh bass beats.

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      5/30

      The Steel Wheels

      $14 - $16 | All Ages | 8 pm

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      The Steel Wheels

      The Steel Wheels have captured audiences across the country with their heady brew of original soulful mountain music and their deep commitment to roots and community. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with their own innovative sound and lifestyle, generating a truly magnetic revival.

      The Steel Wheels is an amalgamation of hard work and easy rapport. The band is renowned for their raw energy and chemistry on stage, where they often cluster tightly around a single microphone to adorn Trent Wagler’s unmistakable tenor with bell-clear four-part harmonies inspired by their shared Mennonite heritage. Add to this Eric Brubaker’s lively and evocative fiddle, Brian Dickel’s grounded yet buoyant upright bass, and Jay Lapp’s signature mandolin style, and it’s no surprise that The Steel Wheels have enthralled the contemporary Americana scene.

      Their breakout album, Red Wing, garnered critical praise and enjoyed tremendous success on the radio. It spent 13 weeks on the Americana Music Association’s Top 40 Chart, where it reached the number 15 slot, and cracked the Euro Americana Chart top 10. Red Wing ranked 70th out of the top 100 Americana albums of 2010 and second out of all independent releases (Americana Music Association). The Steel Wheels were nominated for five Independent Music Awards in 2010, with “Nothing You Can’t Lose” taking top honors as Best Country Song. The Steel Wheels continue to take the Americana scene by storm with their latest album, Lay Down, Lay Low, which lingered for 10 weeks on the AMA’s Top 40 Chart. NPR named “Rain in the Valley” their Song of the Day, marveling that the “heavy hymn […] is sparse and dense all at once.” Already celebrated as the darlings of Merlefest 2012, the band looks forward to further accolades during a phenomenal festival line-up.

      As the band thrives, so do their partnerships with local businesses, artisans, and charitable organizations. The values portrayed in their music—devotion to roots, community, and family—are a way of life for The Steel Wheels, and this is reflected in everything from production process and booking agency to merchandise and touring. For the past three years, they have performed an annual SpokeSongs bicycle music tour, during which band members tow their instruments, equipment, and merchandise from one gig to another via bicycle and blog about their adventures. Last year’s tour spanned 11 days, 550 miles, and 10 shows. This year’s tour included multiple charity rides, such as Lose The Training Wheels, Charity Ride for Kids, and Wheels Up for Cory.

      The band’s merchandise represents a host of grassroots connections to people and businesses. Lucas Roasting Company, located just outside of Harrisonburg, created “Halfway to Heaven” dark roast coffee in honor of their friends The Steel Wheels. Blue Mountain Brewery, located on Afton Mountain in Virginia, hosted the band when they were just getting started and now sells a “Steel Wheels ESB.” The Livery’s master brewer rode with the band on their second bike tour and, soon after, created their “Steel Wheels Stout.” The band’s T-shirts are made in downtown Harrisonburg, and a potter who is a childhood friend of Jay’s makes their mugs. Each business is local for the band, and each product is intimately woven into their narrative. The Steel Wheels are proof that music remains a viable and sustaining force for connection in our world.

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      6/1

      You Me & Everyone We Know

      Daisyhead
      Future Crooks

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      Is this band unhinged? It's a fair question. The songs of You, Me and Everyone We Know seem to emerge from the shadows, alternating monologues of spite and discontent with rhapsodies of inordinate joy. But peer through the veil of havoc, and it's clear this band seeks a new, if unnerving, way to rock its way to the truth. "A lot of the stuff is a mix of what sits in the back of your head," says singer/songwriter Ben Liebsch. "We're insistent on really weird wild things to put in the songs." Until recently, the band was seriously DIY, releasing a self-made indie CD and touring the eastern half of the country, especially in and around their homebase of Washington, D.C. But happily, drive-thru records' co-founders Richard Reines and Stefanie Reines heard them, loved them and offered to manage them. And with their CD, "Party for the Grown and Sexy," impressing fans and critics alike, You Me and Everyone We Know is getting pretty well-known themselves. What does Liebsch mean by weird and wild? For one, the band explores taboo subjects � stealing a friend's girlfriend ("I'd Be More Interested If You Were Already Spoken For"), skipping out on all responsibilities ("The Rent is Due") � with a minimum of judgment and a maximum of emotion. More often than not, Ryan Sherrill and Noel Milford construct an impenetrable wall of guitar while Liebsch spins out shockingly elegant lines, or just ropes in his bandmates for a shouted chorus. "Most of the songs," adds Liebsch, "are more cautionary tales then anything else. In the end we're trying to write exciting music that's catchy and throws you for a loop at the same time. " While Liebsch cites influences as diverse as Joe Cocker, Andrew W.K. and Skylar Croom, he started out like any other ADD-addled middle schooler in Dundalk, MD, ("I just want to stare at girls and sleep"). Then he discovered the local club scene and began fawning over "lots of crappy bands I absolutely adored." Liebsch formed his own band on a dare after teaching himself ever Sublime tune on the guitar. He also began writing songs, but not in any conventional style. Through his series of start-up bands, he met with the same vacant stares from colleagues who didn't get what he was trying to do. Then he met guitarist Ryan Sherrill, who had been in the D.C. band Underscore along with drummer Paul Martinez. They did get what Liebsch was trying to do, and by the end of 2006, with Noel Milford as second guitarist, a new band was born. Bassist Mike O'Rourke rounded out line-up. So far, YM&EWK has spread itself far and wide, touring across the country from Chicago to Maine, on their own or sharing the bill with bands like I Am The Avalanche, Piebald and the Spotlight. "Basically, we like to create a bit of a party," says Liebsch of the band's live performances. "We prefer to break down the self-consciousness of people, let loose and try to encourage everyone else to. We come off a little crazy." Which reignites the question: could You, Me and Everyone We Know be unhinged? Maybe, but that's a good way to knock down doors. As Ben Liebsch says, "We want to do everything we can to get your attention."

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          6/4

          HONEYHONEY

          $13 - $15 | All Ages | 8 pm

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            6/5

            Connor Leimer

            The Wing Dings

            All Ages | 8 pm

            Connor Leimer

            In person, Connor Leimer comes across as your average high school student. He's tall and lanky, with a fresh face and a wide, easy smile. He trusts easily. His tender 17-year-old heart has yet to be split open by life.
            That's fortunate — at least for the rest of us — because we wouldn't have his excellent debut EP, Like It's June, if not for that ingenuous, youthful spirit.
            Leimer, a Blue Valley North High School junior, has been writing songs for the guitar since seventh grade, but he composed most of the EP's five tracks last summer. Leimer was part of the Grammy Museum's 2013 Music Revolution Project, a four-week summer school of sorts for teens interested in developing their craft. There, Leimer met fellow artists Hank Wiedel, Blair Bryant, Haley Ryan and Brandon Thomas, all of whom appear on June.
            The record was recorded at the local Weights and Measures Soundlab. As its title suggests, Like It's June is an easy, windows-rolled-down collection. Yet it's also surprisingly mature, with a sound somewhere between the sunny catchiness of Jack Johnson and the rawness of Jake Bugg. And that's what Leimer wanted.
            "Before this program [the Grammy Music Revolution], I was just a guy writing acoustic songs in my room," Leimer says. "But I love doing this. I feel like I've been doing it forever."
            Leimer is one of FAI's youngest conference performers, but he has ready opinions about folk, rattling off a long list of artists he says fit the category. On his short honor roll: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; John Mayer; and local Americana band She's a Keeper. The common denominator for him is the songwriting itself.
            "I'm primarily a songwriter, so I really get into that," he says. "The lyrics are really important to me. It's natural. That's what I like about it. You have a memory of that particular moment in time, and you can play it back for your kids 30 years later. It kind of becomes a little bit of history."

            By Natalie Gallagher (The Pitch)
            February 2014

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              6/8

              Dead Winter Carpenters

              18 & Over | 8 pm

              Dead Winter Carpenters

              With feet firmly planted in the Northern California roots music scene, Dead Winter Carpenters is a quintet emerging from the shores of North Lake Tahoe. Boasting a creative combination of members
              of San Francisco’s Montana Slim String Band, and Tahoe’s Rusty Strings, Dead Winter Carpenters are poised with an arsenal of original material, and are doggedly in the midst a break-out summer. Laced
              with elements of americana, bluegrass, folk, ragtime, blues, reggae and rock and roll, the rollicking...

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              6/9

              yojimbo

              18 & Over | 8 pm

              yojimbo

              Yojimbo is fun! Their sound is pure punk rock energy with poppy driven melodies. You’ll be powerless to do anything except dance uncontrollably with a full-on smile. Carly Meyers leads the pack down a musical rabbit hole, welding her trombone like “a mystical samurai sword”. While Doc Sharp hammers the keyboards in cataclysmic pleasure, Patrick McDevitt slays his bass and Adam Gertner beats his drums to a bloody pulp with a widespread grin.

              Playing gigs everywhere from local favorites such as Blue Nile, Maison, One Eyed Jack’s, The Republic and the legendary Tipitina’s, this band remains a constant and respected act in the city. They have headlined with artists such as Bonerama, Raekwon, JFJO, Johnny Vidacovich, James Singleton, and Mike Dillon. Carly, Adam, and Patrick also are full-time members of The Mike Dillon Band, which has been touring the country almost non-stop for the past 2 years.

              While separately they have played at venues all over the nation, gigging at clubs, festivals, and arenas, when the three join forces the music is wild, versatile, and a little something else that you just gotta see to believe. Yojimbo produces an “unmistakable youthful playfulness that is infectious to all listeners and creates an instant party atmosphere”-Live Music Nola.

              As one reviewer declared, “Yojimbo’s… the perfect blend of aggressive passion, punk rock chaos, and technical expertise.”

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              6/11

              Bass Hertz Official Takeover

              18 & Over | 8 pm

              Bass Hertz Official Takeover

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                6/12

                Weaver

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                Weaver

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                  6/14

                  The Melvins

                  Le Butcherettes

                  $19 - $21 | All Ages | 8 pm

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                  The Melvins

                  The Melvins formed in Aberdeen/Montesano, WA in 1983 the founding members were Buzz, Mike Dillard (drums), and ex-Mudhoney bassist Matt Lukin. Buzz, Mike, and Matt all went to high school in Montesano. The name Melvins came from a grocery clerk at the Thriftway in Montesano where King Buzzo served as clerk and vandal. Melvin was the most hated fellow employee and they felt it to be an appropriately ridiculous name.

                  When Mike couldn't cut it, as rumor has it because the songs were getting too mathematically complex, Dale was recruited out of the Iron Maiden cover band he played in at the age of 15. Matt was replaced by Lori Black (Lorax) (Shirley Temple's daughter) when they left Aberdeen for San Francisco.

                  The Melvins have had quite a few bass player changes during their tenure. Check out the bassist morgue to learn more. The Melvins live in Hollywood, CA right now.

                  The Melvins Discography is an exhaustive resource of their many releases. They were on a major label Atlantic Records for three albums, although most would agree they're not the type of band that would appeal to a major label. They knew this while they were being signed and just took advantage of the drunken blitz the record companies were on in signing any band connected to a supposed Seattle "grunge" sound.

                  Dale filled in for Nirvana when they were between drummers and he appears on Incesticide and Bleach as a result of those sessions. Buzz has a side project called Fantômas with Mike Patton (Faith No More/Mr. Bungle) who is also owner of Ipecac Recordings the label the melvins are currently releasing material through. He also plays guitar in the hardcore/grind "supergroup" Venomous Concept, featuring members/former members of Napalm Death and Brutal Truth (also released through Ipecac). Melvins have also released music on Boner Records, Alchemy Records, Amphetamine Reptile Records, Alternative Tentacles Records, and numerous others in the manner of 7"s and whatnot.

                  Dale has a side project called Altamont. Kevin Rutmanis (bassist, 1998 - early 2005) used to be in the band Cows, he also is in another Mike Patton project along with Duane Denison of the Jesus Lizard called Tomahawk. I would completely recommend anything a Melvins member has released. Melvins have toured with KISS, White Zombie, NIN, L7, Primus, Tool, and Rush, among others and were also on the Ozzfest tour in 98. They toured with a second guitarist at one point David Scott Stone (a great noisician). If you ever get the chance to see them live be sure to give them gifts, they prefer Cracker Barrel gift certificates.

                  Purchase tickets at: http://pipelineticketing.frontgatesolutions.com/

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                    6/25

                    Lawrence Field Day Fest! #LFDF

                    18 & Over | 8 pm

                    Lawrence Field Day Fest! #LFDF

                    Thursday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Voyager (8 PM), Chastity Belt (9 PM), Jorge Arana Trio (10 PM), Spencer Brown (11 PM)

                    Friday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Drew Black & The Dirty Electric (8 PM), Captiva (9 PM), Admiral of the Red (10 PM), Josh Berwanger Band (11 PM), Red Kate (12 AM)

                    Saturday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Primetime Heroes (8 PM), Drop A Grand (9 PM), La Guerre (10 PM), The Noise FM (11 PM), Westerners (12 AM)

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                    6/26

                    Lawrence Field Day Fest! #LFDF

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                    Lawrence Field Day Fest! #LFDF

                    Thursday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Voyager (8 PM), Chastity Belt (9 PM), Jorge Arana Trio (10 PM), Spencer Brown (11 PM)

                    Friday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Drew Black & The Dirty Electric (8 PM), Captiva (9 PM), Admiral of the Red (10 PM), Josh Berwanger Band (11 PM), Red Kate (12 AM)

                    Saturday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Primetime Heroes (8 PM), Drop A Grand (9 PM), La Guerre (10 PM), The Noise FM (11 PM), Westerners (12 AM)

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                    6/27

                    Lawrence Field Day Fest! #LFDF

                    18 & Over | 8 pm

                    Lawrence Field Day Fest! #LFDF

                    Thursday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Voyager (8 PM), Chastity Belt (9 PM), Jorge Arana Trio (10 PM), Spencer Brown (11 PM)

                    Friday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Drew Black & The Dirty Electric (8 PM), Captiva (9 PM), Admiral of the Red (10 PM), Josh Berwanger Band (11 PM), Red Kate (12 AM)

                    Saturday
                    Bottleneck Stage: Primetime Heroes (8 PM), Drop A Grand (9 PM), La Guerre (10 PM), The Noise FM (11 PM), Westerners (12 AM)

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                    7/21

                    Wild Child

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                    Wild Child is a band from Austin, TX.
                    2013 Austin Music Award winners for Best Indie Band and Best Folk Band

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                    9/13

                    Albert Hammond Jr.

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                      9/27

                      The Growlers

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                      The Growlers

                      The music of The Growlers is unmistakable.
                      Sure, you can hone in on some influences baked into the work of this California-bred band.
                      Heck, even they’d cop to a few, like Ricky Nelson and The Clash. But once those same RIYL
                      tags have been filtered through the minds and hands and voices of this five-piece, there’s simply
                      nothing else like it.
                      The Growlers took the phrase “Beach Goth” as an apt descriptor of their music. Sunburned and
                      salty, that term perfectly describes their distinctive melding of reverb heavy surf guitar and
                      Bakersfield-style honky tonk with ‘80s post-punk.
                      This is especially true of Chinese Fountain, The Growlers’ fifth full-length set to be released on
                      September 23rd via Everloving Records. The 11 songs found on it are some of the strongest that
                      they’ve committed to tape yet; a byproduct not only of eight years in the trenches together, but
                      finely honing their gypsy folk dirges and psychedelic sea shanties to fans at close to 150 shows
                      each year. The connection between vocalist Brooks Nielsen and guitarist Matt Taylor (the
                      principal songwriters of the group) has only grown deeper.
                      “The band played better than they’ve ever played,” says Nielsen. “We’ve got the process down
                      now. There’s less screwing around to get the songs laid out and we weren’t waiting around for
                      take after take. We knew it and we played without much time to spare.”
                      That confidence bleeds through every track on Chinese Fountain, with the band assured enough
                      to layer in shades of many new influences: the loping ska beat of “Dull Boy” and “Going Gets
                      Tuff,” the playful disco beat behind the title track, or the Teardrop Explodes-like agitation of
                      “Good Advice.”
                      Not that the band left themselves much room to second-guess anything. The five spent about
                      three weeks writing the tracks, and about half that time in the studio recording them. That may
                      sound rushed, but it’s not as if you can hear any strain on the finished product; Chinese Fountain
                      is as rock solid and watertight as anything in their still-growing discography.
                      There’s evolution to be heard in Chinese Fountain as well, courtesy of some of Nielsen’s most
                      pointed and poignant lyrics to date. He takes our obsession with the online world to task on the
                      funky title track. When he drops the bomb that obliterates that most famous of Beatles’ claims
                      with "The internet is bigger than Jesus or John Lennon” he re-contextualizes Marshall
                      McLuhan's "the medium is the message" in the same breath. He urges positivity no matter the
                      obstacles (“Going Gets Tuff”). Too, he reveals a tattered heart to the world on tracks like “Rare
                      Hearts” and “Love Test.”
                      “This is my chance to let it all out,” Nielsen says of these songs. “I kind of bottle things up and
                      don’t really get emotional. But I think if I don’t open up, I’d be a really stale person.”

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                      Monday Night Specials
                      $1.50 Martin City and River North Draws
                      $2.50 Single Well Cocktails
                      $2.50 Fireball Shots
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