4/26

J Roddy Walston & the Business

Dan Luke and the Raid

$19 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESSDestroyers of the Soft LifeFall 2017 Heading intoDestroyers of the Soft Life, the fourth LP by J. Roddy Walston and The Businessset to be releasedSeptember 29 via ATO Records, JRWATBpursued a brighter, more nuanced sound that teased out the band’s latent pop sensibilities without skimping on energy or attitude. As you press play on the opening track “You Know Me Better”, anthemic guitars scream out of buoyant, hooky lyricsas Walston’s chugging piano supplies a persistent heartbeat. The “bar band” sound of the past has been replaced by an aspirational, booming cacophony that could fill stadiums. Instead of the raucous bombast JRWATB manifested on their breakout hit album Essential Tremors, the band’s leader had certain rules he was determined to followon Destroyers of the Soft Life. Onewas:“Speak/sing clearly, no hiding behind mumbles.” Another was,“D.I.Y. but hi-fi —record ourselves as much as possible but have it sound amazing and full.”The final, most important, rule was, “Nostalgia is a cancer —acknowledge that you are in the present.” “We had never been a band where we pretended that it’s 1965,” Walston says. “But we ended up in situations with our records where those rules were imposed on us.”On Essential Tremors, JRWATBinspired pangs of joy in music fans that yearn for the days of Bob Seger and early Bruce Springsteen. But when Walston returned homefrom touring in 2015and began contemplating his next move, he no longer felt the same connection to that classic-rock sound.“Loud rock and roll music has become less relevant because it’s just been on a loop,” he says. “If there was any rule on this record, it was, let’s be a part of music right now. I want to be part of living music in this moment.”Helping the band realize a new vision for its music was veteran producer Phil Ek (Built To Spill, Father John Misty, Fleet Foxes), who came in to apply some finishing touches after JRWATBcompleted most of the record in Virginia. “The thing with Phil is he is a servant of the song and that is my vibe as well,” Walston says. “Ego has no place in songwriting or the studio and we hit it off in that respect right away.”“Is there any point to making a record that has real instruments (guitars, drums, piano etc.) right now?” he continues. “Is there anything left to be said by writing this way? Do albums matter anymore? Can I make something that I care about right now because it’s a manifestation of the fear/love/excitement/ I am feeling right now, not because is tickles some easy to reach nostalgic pleasure center.”

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    4/27

    2018 Air Guitar Championships

    Lawsuit Models

    All Ages | 8 pm

    2018 Air Guitar Championships


    2018 Air Guitar Championships
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        4/28

        Riff Raff

        $25 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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        5/1

        The Ghost Wolves

        $9 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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        The Ghost Wolves

        THE GHOST WOLVES·THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017
        Guitarist Carley Wolf grew up with a pack of majestic white wolf-hybrid dogs on her family's Texas hill country ranch. When she and drummer Jonny Wolf started making music together in 2011, they named their band The Ghost Wolves as a way of memorializing their beloved animals who had passed on.
        Blurring the lines between modern & classic rock, blues, old school rock n' roll, noise, punk and early American music, this Austin based duo has earned an international reputation as a must-see live act, with nearly 1000 shows between them in 23+ countries spanning most of western Europe, the USA, Scandinavia, the U.K., and Japan. Major festival appearances include Ireland’s Electric Picnic, Austin Psych Fest, SXSW, and a summer 2018 spot at Germany’s Fusion Festival. They have opened lengthy tours for Nashville psych-stoners All Them Witches, Texas songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, Finnish goths The 69 Eyes, and in spring 2018 will tour the USA as support for one man rocker Lincoln Durham.
        Their recorded music has been featured in film and TV by Netflix, Alamo Drafthouse, HBO, Showtime, and other major networks, and they currently have a line of apparel in 40+ stores throughout Asia via a collaboration with Japanese fashion label Hysteric Glamour. Their second full length album, TEXA$ PLATINUM, was released in 2017 by Berlin based Hound Gawd! Records.
        They are currently recording a new LP with producer Rob Fraboni (The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Last Waltz).



          5/2

          Dandu

          All Ages | 8 pm

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          Dandu

          Dandu's music is inspiried by jazz, hip-hop, down-tempo, and funk; resulting in a sound that can be described as wonky groove music. Some influences include Flying Lotus, The Bad Plus, Aphex Twin, Bon Iver, Kneebody, and Thundercat.



            5/3

            Count Bass D

            Left E. Grove
            DJ Proof

            All Ages | 8 pm

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                5/4

                Mellow Diamonds

                Wendy Moira
                Wick & the Tricks

                $10 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                      5/5

                      Trout Steak Revival

                      Julian Davis

                      $11 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                      Trout Steak Revival

                      Ever since winning the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition, Trout Steak Revival has quickly become a quintessential Colorado band. The band won an Emmy Award for a soundtrack they contributed to a Rocky Mountain PBS. They’ve collaborated with school children in mentoring programs in Denver and Steamboat Springs. Their music is featured on Bank of Colorado’s radio and television advertisements. Most recently, Westword named them Denver’s Best Bluegrass Band, and they were nominated as a Momentum Band of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association.



                        Julian Davis

                        Julian Davis is a walking contradiction. At only 15 years old he walks, looks, talks and sings like a soul who lived thru the 40's and 50's. His tone is of a golden era and his picking makes seasoned professionals want to step up their game. From humble upbringings, he has become an accomplished singer, songwriter and and a multi instrumentalist.

                        His yet to be released debut album on Little Class Records would astound the average music listener who is unaware of his age. Full of originals and the occasional standard Bluegrass number, "Who Walks in When I Walk Out?" is sure to be an instant classic.

                        Watch out for Julian as he takes the regions music community by storm before he can even legally vote.



                          5/9

                          DigiTour:Arctic Lights

                          $25 + F&T | All Ages | 5:30 pm

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                            5/10

                            The Last Gang

                            All Ages | 8 pm

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                              5/11

                              Dragondeer

                              Gekko

                              $9 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                              Dragondeer

                              Dragondeer is a psych-blues band from Denver, Colorado whose singular, reverb drenched take on old school blues and soul coupled with inspired improvisation has the band making fans in roots circles as well as indie clubs across Colorado and beyond.

                              Dragondeer recently recorded with producer Mark Howard (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, Anders Osborne) in California's storied Topanga Canyon and will be releasing music from those sessions throughout 2017.

                              Dragondeer has shared the stage with Shakey Graves, Drive By Truckers, Futurebirds, The Entrance Band, The Bright Light Social Hour, Hot Buttered Rum, Murder City Devils, Anders Osborne, Jerry Joseph, Sonny Landreth, J Roddy Walston, Linda Perhacs, Jarekus Singleton, Leon Russell, Steel Pulse, and Wovenhand +

                              The band has performed all over the United States and abroad with performance slots at festivals including: Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Nacarubi Music Festival in Big Sur, California, Tour De Fat, South Park Music Festival, SXSW 2014-2015, The Denver Post Underground Music Showcase (The UMS), Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival, T-Bois Blues Festival in Louisiana, Arise Music Festival, The 24th Annual Grolsch Blues Festival in Schöppingen, Germany, and an appearance at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater.

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                              Gekko

                              Formed in January of 2013 in KCMO, Gekko is a tight group with an unusually strong chemistry. With musical influences ranging from funk and soul to heavy metal and every thing in between, Gekko is a melting pot of different sounds. Dedicated to their craft, they strive for an intense live show.

                              Gekko's first studio album: "A Gecko Named Terrance" (2014), marks humble beginnings for the band and a search for their sound (and name). Funky bridges with intricate melodies, followed by sweeping chorus' makes for an incredible music experience. The transition of sounds between funk, to rock, to jazz, to postmodern, tied together by a fat bass, a soothing guitar, and a high rainfall of pitter-patter drums, give this album a thick airiness. Provoked by confidence edged with self-doubt, and fueled by angst, Gekkos's first " ...record has the ultimate way of convincing you to just relax.".

                              With a unique music style that is a mashup of many different genres. Their live performances are a combination of structured composition and free formed improvisation. Proficient with their instruments, Gekko introduces new concepts and melodies in their improvs with ease. Drifting in and out of thought-out melodic tunes and face-melting psycidellic improvisation, this band will keep you on your toes. Gekko is constantly bringing new songs into their ever growing grab bag of music, each performance is guaranteed to be one of a kind. Preforming on stages and for events such as the Wakarusa Music Festival, Paola Roots Festival, the Granada Theater, and many more, they are an experienced breed of musicians. Bringing the crowd into their world, there concerts are an experience that is not easily forgotten.

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                              5/12

                              Handmade Moments

                              The Center State

                              $11 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                              "Experiencing a Handmade Moments show is kind of like enjoying a spoonful of political discourse wrapped in local organic bacon and deep fried in hemp oil — and it’s all silky." - Nick Brothers, Free Weekly



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                                  5/13

                                  Pianos Become the Teeth

                                  The World is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die

                                  $15 + F&T | All Ages | 7 pm

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                                      5/18

                                      Samantha Fish

                                      $17 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                      Samantha Fish

                                      Whether one leans towards the blues, opts for Americana or ignites some special fervor by playing with a garage band, there’s a common bond that suggests a reverence for the roots. Looking back towards an earlier template — no matter what the genre — proves the point that appreciating what came before can be a stepping stone for what comes next.

                                      Samantha Fish knows that all too well, and it’s been evidenced in the music she’s made her entire career. While she’s well known as a purveyor of blues, having been lauded by such legends as Buddy Guy, the Royal Southern Brotherhood and Luther Dickinson, her real love is simply raw, scrappy rock and roll. “I grew up on it,” she insists. “Working with Luther on my last album further instilled that spirit in me. It made me realize just how much that basic, unfettered sound means to me, and how well it ties into soul music, R&B, country and so many other forms of music that are essential even today.”

                                      It’s little wonder then that when it came time to record her new album, Chills & Fever (released March 17, 2017), Fish ventured off in another new direction, one she was exploring for the first time in her career. She traveled to Detroit and joined forces with members of the Detroit Cobras, a band whose insurgent ethic has made them darlings of the Midwest punk/blues scene. The two entities — which included Joe Mazzola on guitar, Steve Nawara on bass, and Kenny Tudrick along with Bob Mervak on keys, and the New Orleans horn section featuring Mark Levron and Travis Blotsky on trumpet and saxophone — bonded over a common love of classic soul and rollicking rhythms, so much so that the results testify to a seemingly timeless template. Covering songs from the ‘60s and ‘70s — indelible melodies from the pens of legends like Jackie DeShannon, Jerry Ragavoy, Bert Berns and Allen Toussaint — and revisiting some earlier demos she cut along with producer Bobby Harlow, Fish and the Cobras created an album that’s best described as a pure slab of rocking rhythm n’ blues.

                                      “I listened to a lot of soul music, and I dug deep into people like Otis Redding and Ray Charles,” Fish recalls. “I was also influenced by people like R.L. Burnside and North Mississippi’s Junior Kimbrough. It’s a lot less restrained style of music than the sound people may be used to hearing from me, but it’s definitely a different facet of my personality. It’s far more straight forward.”

                                      The fact is, Fish has never been bound by any expectations whatsoever. Growing up in Kansas City, she switched from drums to guitar at the tender age of 15. She spent much of her time in local watering holes listening to visiting blues bands. Samantha caught the attention of Ruf Records. The label subsequently released her album, Girls with Guitars, which found her co-billed with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde. That led to her forming her own trio and recording three more albums, Runaway (2011), Black Wind Howlin’ (2013) and Wild Heart (2015), as reaping an awards for Best Artist Debut at the 2012 Blues Music Awards in Memphis. Along the way she found herself working with other artists as well — Jimmy Hall, Devon Allman, and Reese Wynans, among them.

                                      Still, nothing she’s done before can prepare her faithful fans and followers to the seminal sounds of Chills & Fever.

                                      I don’t think I ever enjoyed making a record quite as much as I enjoyed making this one,” Fish insists. “I love the sound of the brass and the edgier intensity. One thing’s for sure. Nothing ever felt so authentic.”

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                                      5/22

                                      Height Keech

                                      Micah Anne
                                      Cuee
                                      High Westhus

                                      All Ages | 8 pm

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                                              5/24

                                              Spoonfed Tribe

                                              All Ages | 8 pm

                                              Spoonfed Tribe

                                              Formed in the Fort Worth area in 1999, Spoonfed Tribe is a musical/visual group known for mesmerizing live shows combining hypnotic walls of percussion, psychedelic sonics and mind-expanding visuals. Since their debut, the Tribe has remained on the road, building a sizeable fan base inspired by appearances at music fests including Lollapalooza, Joshua Tree, Voodoo Music Experience and Wakarusa, sharing bills with acts such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Flaming Lips, Nine Inch Nails, Blues Traveler, Galactic and many more.

                                              The band has released six albums, including 2010's Live from DFW and is in the process of recording the follow-up to 2007's Public Service Announcement, due in 2012.

                                              "To describe a Spoonfed Tribe gathering would take too many words, talking too small to measure what is gained by the actual experience of it all. So, to do our best, imagine a show that captures all senses, presents all musical styles, glows with a fluorescent fury, and creates space to be different and unique, all while making you dance like an idiot!"
                                              Josh Hogan - My Denton Music

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                                              5/25

                                              Annie Up Band

                                              All Ages | 7 pm

                                              Annie Up Band


                                              About
                                              Annie Up is a high energy cover band. They travel all over the Midwest and have appeared in Las Vegas on three occasions.



                                                5/26

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                                                Left on Northwood Reunion
                                                Crunk Witch
                                                Electric Lungs

                                                $11 + F&T | All Ages | 6 pm

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                                                        5/29

                                                        Froggy Fresh (formerly Krispy Kreme)

                                                        $16 + F&T | All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                        Froggy Fresh (formerly Krispy Kreme)

                                                        Froggy Fresh. Tyler Stephen Cassidy, better known as Froggy Fresh (formerly known as Krispy Kreme), is an American rapper who became known after uploading "The Baddest", a rap music video on YouTube whose original upload earned over 11 million views.

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                                                        5/30

                                                        Pears

                                                        High
                                                        Red Kate
                                                        Hipshot Killer

                                                        $11 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                            Red Kate

                                                            Hailing from Kansas City, Missouri, Red Kate has been pounding the pavement in the name of high octane rock and roll since 2007. Formed out of the remnants of such regional and national acts as Truck Stop Love, Wayback Machine, Squadcar, and the River City Revelators, Red Kate released its first LP, When the Troubles Come, on Replay Records in 2013 and a split 7" with The Bad Ideas on Mills Record Company in 2014. Sonically, the band tips a cap to the beer soaked barroom floors of the short lived early 70’s British Pub-Rock scene and the modern blues-punk sounds that have since taken root in the Midwest’s dive bars and basements. Hard working both on and off the stage, the band’s locale has lent its perspective in sound, lyric, and work ethic. Straight off the factory line, Red Kate hearkens back to a time when musicians played hard, stayed up late, and carried a union card.

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                                                              6/1

                                                              Gnarly Davidson

                                                              Psychic Heat

                                                              All Ages | 7 pm

                                                              Gnarly Davidson

                                                              Come say farewell to this LFK premier band!

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                                                              Psychic Heat

                                                              Steve/Evan Herd - Guitar/Vox
                                                              Tanner Spreer - Guitar
                                                              Sam Boatright - Bass
                                                              Joel Coon - Drums/Keyboards/Guitar/BackingVox/Production

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                                                              6/8

                                                              Anarbor

                                                              All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                6/20

                                                                The Regrettes

                                                                $12 + F&T | All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                The Regrettes


                                                                Perfectly imperfect – that’s one way to describe LA based punk act, The Regrettes. Writing songs that proudly bear a brazen and unabashed attitude in the vein of acts Courtney Barnett or Karen O – with a pop aesthetic reminiscent of 50’s and 60’s acts a la the Temptations or Buddy Holly – the LA based four piece create infectious, punk driven tracks.



                                                                  6/21

                                                                  The Sea and Cake

                                                                  LA Takedown

                                                                  $13 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                  The Sea and Cake deliver an album with the freshness and energy of a new band, and the ease and musicianship that can only come with experience. Runner began as the companion piece to 2011's The Moonlight Butterfly, and using that album's sonic experimentations as a starting point for a new process of writing and recording, became something completely new. Songs that began as synthesizer experiments in Sam Prekop's home studio were reimagined by the other members, and eventually recorded and mixed by John McEntire at Chicago’s Soma Studios. The result is an album that feels like a private travelogue. Start listening at one place, and end up some place else. Cherish the unexpected mysteries around every corner.



                                                                    LA Takedown

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                                                                      6/25

                                                                      River Whyless

                                                                      Jalen N''''Gonda

                                                                      $13 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                      River Whyless

                                                                      For many bands, and especially those who’ve been together for several years, recognizing
                                                                      maturation, progress or palpable evolution is a daunting task. Is it continued creative
                                                                      accomplishment that signals progression? Or perhaps it’s profitable commercial endeavors? The
                                                                      answer is often quite unclear. Six years, two albums and countless gigs after first forming as a
                                                                      band, River Whyless, the North Carolina-bred folk-rock outfit has discovered their evolution is a
                                                                      subtler albeit monumentally important one. Deep in the throes of writing and recording their bold
                                                                      new album, Kindness, A Rebel , the four musicians reached a necessary and collective
                                                                      understanding. Namely: this band is their lifeblood, their family and their love. To that end, with
                                                                      unspoken acceptance, the members of River Whyless, each songwriters in their own right,
                                                                      collectively put aside their respective egos, coalesced around each other’s creative vision, and
                                                                      fully embraced the beauty of their enduring partnership.



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                                                                          7/7

                                                                          Bent Knee

                                                                          Jorge Arana Trio
                                                                          Le Grand

                                                                          $12 + F&T | All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                          Bent Knee

                                                                          Bent Knee is unlike any band you’ve ever heard. Its borderless sound combines myriad influences from across the rock, pop, minimalist, and avant-garde spectrums into a seamless, thrilling whole. Its new album Land Animal—Bent Knee’s first for InsideOutMusic/Sony—takes its sound to a new level. It offers a suite of songs full of addictive hooks, lush melodies and enthralling twists and turns that capture the reality of life in the 21st Century—a reality of people and nations in the midst of tumultuous change. It also communicates a ray of hope and desire for listeners to embrace the fact that they’re not alone in their struggles.

                                                                          “The silo-smashing Bent Knee’s unique mix is equal parts ingenuity and deliciousness,” said Jim Fusilli of the Wall Street Journal in 2016 when he first heard the group. “Bent Knee breaks new stylistic and temperamental ground,” declared Steve Smith of The Boston Globe. Other media outlets worldwide have reacted with similar enthusiasm, including NPR and the BBC, which have playlisted the band.

                                                                          Bent Knee formed in 2009 as a democratic collective determined to push the boundaries of pop and rock. Lead singer and keyboardist Courtney Swain’s soaring vocals are instantly arresting. Guitarist Ben Levin is one of the most dynamic and versatile guitarists around, shifting between the raging and raucous to the sublime and meditative. Bassist Jessica Kion and drummer Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth combine into an enthralling rhythm section that’s equal parts powerhouse and nuance. Violinist Chris Baum’s kinetic violin work provides drama, grace and intrigue. World-class producer and live sound designer Vince Welch weaves it all together with a captivating, expert touch.

                                                                          The band has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Its last two albums, 2016’s Say So and 2014’s Shiny Eyed Babies, were hailed as significant art-rock achievements. The group has performed hundreds of shows across the world to date. During the fall of 2016, the band played for ecstatic audiences as an opener for the U.S. leg of The Dillinger Escape Plan's farewell tour.

                                                                          With Land Animal, Bent Knee has elevated its storytelling ambitions to create narratives that reflect and refract the currents we’re exposed to in the news every day.

                                                                          “We’re at this bizarre point in history when our species can almost actively play God,” explained Baum, when discussing the themes running through the album. “We’re getting closer and closer through communication and technology. On the flip side, we still have many primal urges that have yet to evolve. There’s a strange balance between our technology and our biology that’s tremendously difficult to find. Land Animal explores where those animalistic urges come from and how we can harness and transform them to create a better reality.”

                                                                          “The album has all kinds of songs about struggle,” added Levin. “We look at global warming, family strife, technology-mediated relationships, racism, and societal polarization. Each song is imbued with a dichotomy between who we are now as a species and where we’re going.”

                                                                          As the band hits the road in support of the album, it intends to explore the diversity of thought amongst its ever-growing audience in a world where it's increasingly easy to live inside one's echo chamber of ideologies.

                                                                          “I think our music is powerful and capable of uniting people with different perspectives,” said Kion. “They may think about things differently, but they’re there together, part of the concert. The fact that music and art can bring people together in that way is a really significant force that’s needed right now.”

                                                                          “We haven’t made a political album with Land Animal,” said Wallace-Ailsworth. “However, it’s definitely motivated by the difficult state of the world at the moment. If people are able to take some comfort in our music or create dialog through it, those are great things for us.”

                                                                          Like the band’s previous work, Land Animal is full of fresh, sophisticated arrangements and beautiful vocal harmonies, but it’s also its most direct statement to date.

                                                                          “It’s a really juicy and immediate album,” said Swain. “With our previous album Say So, I think it took people a few listens to absorb its themes. That’s not the case with Land Animal, which delivers more instant gratification.”

                                                                          “We tried to balance that with an appealing narrative arc,” said Welch. “The album starts with ‘Terror Bird,’ a song about individuals and communication issues and ends with ‘Boxes,’ a song that explores the fact that we’re all marching towards our own demise, so we better make the most of the time we have. Land Animal is an epic journey.”

                                                                          At the end of the day, the band believes strongly in music as a force for positive change and delivering ideas no other medium is capable of.

                                                                          “We believe music is the most efficient way to get a point across,” said Baum. “The only way to cut through the noise of a confused, globalized world is to create something that speaks directly to the soul, and that’s what we hope we’ve done with Land Animal.”

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                                                                          Land Animal releases on June 23, 2017. The album will be available in standard CD, deluxe edition digipak CD, vinyl + CD, and digital download configurations. It will also be available worldwide across every streaming platform, including Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Google Play, SoundCloud Go, and Amazon.

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                                                                          Jorge Arana Trio

                                                                          Jorge Arana trio is an avant-rock group from Kansas City, MO. Formed early 2011, it features members of the defunct immigrant-son/noise-rock band Pixel Panda. JAT released their debut album 'Mapache' 10/26/12, an urgent and dark convergence of rock, jazz, noise, classical, horror, video game, free-form, punk, and incidental musics. Enthusiastic reviews and eager listeners shortly followed. 08/13, the trio was awarded 'Best Avant-Garde' group by Kansas City's Pitch Weekly. 11/05/13 marked the release of a 7" split with experimental-rock group Ambulants, featuring the trio's first collaboration with violinist Chaski Zapata-Dye. A tour to the east followed, then several performances at Austin during SXSW14. The new ep 'Oso' was released 07/22/14 on 12" vinyl from Haymaker Records. With origins stemming pre-trio, Oso carries with it doses of nostalgia, surf rock, horror film sounds, and the persistence of sophisticated perplexity.


                                                                          Jorge Arana - Guitar/Keys
                                                                          Jason Nash - Bass
                                                                          Josh Enyart - Drums

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                                                                          Reviews

                                                                          Oso EP

                                                                          "On the whole, it feels more raw than The Mars Volta ever did, making me to feel like I was listening to some kind of unholy offspring of At The Drive-In and John Coltrane"
                                                                          -Fecking Bahamas

                                                                          "In constant jeopardy of lapsing into staid routine, jazz needs an occasional swift kick in the pants. The Jorge Arana Trio is providing the uncomfortable wallop to Kansas City's jazz scene."
                                                                          -Plastic Sax

                                                                          "Jorge Arana Trio has proven through relentless live shows, and most recently onOSO, that experimentation and writing outside the box is something we can all relate to."
                                                                          -Deli Magazine

                                                                          Mapache LP

                                                                          "Free like knife-fighters, trying to save their energies and moments for the right move at the right time but seething with excitement over the open field of opportunities."
                                                                          -Misfit City

                                                                          "These three adventurous fellows use their musical wanderlust to carve up twelve short sketches that cover free jazz, fusion, prog-jazz, metal, noise rock, and pretty much anything they deem necessary to move the story forward."
                                                                          -Deli Magazine

                                                                          "Compositionally, the album is a bit of a beast."
                                                                          -Is This Revolutionary?

                                                                          "It plays out like a night that started with the best intentions & ended in bone-crushing, karmic chaos ...but beautiful chaos...quiet, deranged, pulchritudinous chaos."
                                                                          -Kill Your TV

                                                                          "Jazzy virtuosity in the cassette world isn't something I hear too often, yet with the debut album by the Jorge Arana Trio, that is all I hear."
                                                                          -Cassette Gods

                                                                          "It's playful, clever and heavy and the approach to song writing never feels forced or overly improvised. It's a good balance. The recording itself sounds really good as well. Damn good."
                                                                          -Dead Formats

                                                                          Interview

                                                                          On the Beat with Josh Enyart
                                                                          -Deli Magazine

                                                                          An Interview: Jorge Arana of Jorge Arana Trio
                                                                          -KCMusicJudged

                                                                          Other

                                                                          Jorge Arana Trio Keeps Evolving and Experimenting
                                                                          -Ink Magazine

                                                                          Best Avant-Garde group (award 2013)
                                                                          -Pitch Weekly

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                                                                          Le Grand

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                                                                          7/10

                                                                          States & Capitals

                                                                          $11 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                          States & Capitals

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                                                                            8/24

                                                                            Lou Dog ( Sublime Tribute)

                                                                            All Ages | 8 pm

                                                                            Lou Dog ( Sublime Tribute)

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                                                                              9/2

                                                                              SALES

                                                                              No Vacation

                                                                              $15 + F&T | All Ages | 7 pm

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                                                                              SALES

                                                                              Longtime friends and collaborators, Lauren Morgan and Jordan Shih, have been known as SALES since 2013 when they released their first single, “renee”.



                                                                              After self-releasing a string of singles online (“chinese new year”, “getting it on”, “vow”), the duo self-released their eponymous debut EP in September 2014 and were named “Ones to Watch” by Hype Machine + BBC 6. The EP also featured a remix track with electronic producer, XXYYXX.



                                                                              Their debut album SALES LP was self-released on April 20, 2016 and it featured the singles “big sis”, “ivy”, and “jamz”.



                                                                              Their highly anticipated second LP will be self-released in July 2018 and it features the singles “talk a lot” and “off and on”.



                                                                              SALES have headlined tours in the US, Canada, and Europe. The independent duo continues to self-release their work, which is recorded, mixed, and mastered in their Orlando, FL bedroom studio.



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                                                                                  9/14

                                                                                  Steve n Seagulls

                                                                                  Restless String Band

                                                                                  $18 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                    Restless String Band

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                                                                                      10/3

                                                                                      Eric Schwartz

                                                                                      $15 + F&T | All Ages | 8 pm

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                                                                                      Eric Schwartz

                                                                                      Eric Schwartz is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, musician and content creator. In addition to television appearances on Showtime, the Tonight Show, Comics Unleashed, BET and his one-hour special, “Surrender to the Blender,” on Hulu, Eric is know for his popular digital stand-up clips, sketches and parody videos. He has been going viral long before social media existed and continues to deliver hit after hit to his growing and engaged online fanbase.

                                                                                      This multi-dimensional showman’s stand up, sketches, songs and characters have led to content collaborations with Grammy-winner Jason Mraz, Craig Robinson, Anjelah Johnson, Tiffany Haddish, Disney, Yahoo, HLN, Machinima, Maker Studios, MiTu Networks and more.

                                                                                      On stage, Eric is one of the most creative and original comedians working today, earning the description, “everything there is to love about entertainment” (First Order Historians). GQ India names him one of “5 International Comics You Must Catch.” “E! News Daily” host Ryan Seacrest said Schwartz is “rocking the web” with “video that’s got everyone Googling” and Forbes.com applauds him for having “a minor industry in pop music parodies.”



                                                                                        BOOKING A SHOW

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                                                                                        Booking A Show at The Bottleneck

                                                                                        Want to play a show at The Bottleneck in Lawrence, Kansas? Since we receive so many requests from bands, our preferred method of review is EPK. Please email us a link to your Reverb Nation page or Sonic Bids EPK to booking@pipelineproductions.com.

                                                                                        Venue Information

                                                                                        Please refer to The Bottleneck Tech Pack for complete venue information.

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                                                                                        $2.00 Domestic Draws
                                                                                        $3.00 Odell and Dos Equis Draws
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                                                                                        $5.00 Jameson Shots and Cocktails