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Tue 08/04 91.3 WYEP presents An Evening With Delta Spirit and Friends 8:00pm All Ages
This Summer, Delta Spirit will embark on an epic musical journey. In a gesture to the last performances by The Band in "The Last Waltz", Delta Spirit will invite their closest musician friends on stage for raw, powerful sets at some of North America's most intimate venues. Each show will be a once in a lifetime collaborative, creative musical experience you simply do not want to miss. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Local Outlets
Fri 08/07 KMFDM with Special Guests Chant, Inertia, Rein[Forced] 7:30pm All Ages
Spawned in Paris, France on February 29, 1984, Kein Mehrheit Fur Die Mitleid (which loosely translates into "no pity for the majority") was initially an industrial-audio concept accompanying art-installations by Erste Hilfe, a group of painters and sculptors, enfant terrible of the mid-80's German underground art-scene. In the following years, KMFDM began to pioneer the crossover between techno/dance and heavy metal with their signature sound. Relocating to Chicago in 1990, KMFDM was the pride of Wax Trax Records during the label's peak. Under the leadership of German-born music founder Sascha K. a/k/a Kapt'n K, the only permanent member throughout the band's history, KMFDM is still going strong after over three decades of conceptual continuity, regularly recording and releasing albums and frequently touring the world over. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Local Outlets
Tue 08/11 Psychostick with special guests Wolfborne, Haggard Wulf, The Filthy Lowdown, The Scarlet Son 7:00pm All Ages
Most high school friends lose contact and drift apart when they graduate from high school. But what would happen if two crazy friends who loved metal went on to create a metal band? Not just any metal band, but a metal band infused with comedy? The result is Psychostick: a comedic metal (self-proclaimed "humorcore") band with a reputation for having hilarious lyrics, heavy riffs, notorious stage antics, and a high energy performance. The music successfully crosses a level of heaviness and aggression found in bands such as Chimaira, Machine Head, and Hatebreed with the wit and humor of The Bloodhound Gang, Tenacious D, and Weird Al Yankovic. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Local Outlets
Sat 08/22 Opus One & PromoWest North Shore Present Beach House 8:00pm All Ages
Beach House is Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand and Bloom is the band's fourth full-length album. Like their previous releases (Beach House in 2006, Devotion in 2008, Teen Dream in 2010), it further develops their distinctive sound yet stands apart as a new piece of work. The landscape of Bloom was largely designed on the road, between the countless sound checks and myriad experiences during two years of tour. Throughout this period, melodies, chords, rhythms, words, and textures surfaced in moments of their own choosing. These spontaneous ideas were later gathered and developed in Baltimore, Maryland where the band lives and works. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Tix on Sale 05/29
Tue 08/25 GWAR with special guests Butcher Babies, Battlecross 8:00pm All Ages
30 years have passed since GWAR was awoken from the prison of their Antarctic slumber in 1985. In those 3 decades, they have shaped the music and culture of mankind using broadswords and guitars, carving the human race to more closely resemble their demented visage and psyche. The Scumdogs will celebrate their 30th anniversary (or as the Romans would call it, their XXX anniversary) by releasing a box set showcasing the musical and artistic genius of this misfit group of extraterrestrial mutants that world has come to love almost as much as they fear. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Local Outlets
Wed 08/26 Lake Street Dive with special guests Holy Ghost Tent Revival 8:00pm All Ages
Classic soul and R&B, jazz, and British invasion form the backdrop for the exhilarating brand of pop for which Lake Street Dive has become known. Combine this with the unstoppable joy of their live shows and viral collection of Youtube videos, and you get the sum of the Lake Street Dive equation: pure pop music fun. Knock- your-socks-off vocals and virtuosic instrumentals top it all off, and with the release of their third record on Signature Sounds, which Popmatters calls "a staggering, monumental disc," this Brooklyn based quartet is garnering a rapidly growing fan base across the country. Lake Street Dive are Rachael Price, vocals, Mike 'McDuck' Olson, trumpet/guitar/harmony vocals, Bridget Kearney, upright bass/harmony vocals, and Mike Calabrese, drums/harmony vocals. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Local Outlets
Fri 09/04 EVERGREY with special guests VOYAGER, BOREALIS, OCEANS OF SLUMBER and VERMITHRAX 6:30pm All Ages
Since their inception twenty years ago, Sweden's EVERGREY have built a growing fan base and have worked hard to become one of Scandinavia's top progressive metal bands. This fall they're embarking on a North American tour culminating with their appearance at the world renowned Prog Power Festival in Atlanta. Joining them at Mr. Smalls are Australia's VOYAGER, Canada's BOREALIS, Texas' OCEANS OF SLUMBER and Pittsburgh's own VERMITHRAX. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401
Fri 09/11 The Wombats 9:00pm All Ages
Los Angeles: a city of contrasts. On one hand, a metropolis of aspirations, a place which offers the transient a tantalising glimpse of glamour and permanence. On the other, many dreams drift away, deserted within an urban personification of unfulfilled ambitions. It might not seem like the most obvious place around which to theme an album for a band rooted in Liverpool (albeit via Norway in the case of bassist Tord Ă˜verland Knudsen, or onto London for frontman Matthew 'Murph' Murphy), but that's precisely what The Wombats have done with their third set "Glitterbug," a collection which follows their top five hit "This Modern Glitch." | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401
Thu 09/17 Echo & The Bunnymen 8:00pm All Ages
Echo & the Bunnymen are an English post-punk group, formed in Liverpool in 1978. Their original lineup consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bass player Les Pattinson, supplemented by a drum machine. By 1980, Pete de Freitas had joined as the band's drummer, and their debut album, Crocodiles, met with critical acclaim and made the UK Top 20. After working together as Electrafixion, McCulloch and Sergeant regrouped with Pattinson in 1997 and returned as Echo & the Bunnymen with the UK Top 10 hit "Nothing Lasts Forever". An album of new material, Evergreen, was greeted enthusiastically by critics and the band made a successful return to the live arena. Though Pattinson left the group for a second time, McCulloch and Sergeant have continued to issue new material as Echo & the Bunnymen.
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Wed 09/23 Calexico 8:00pm All Ages
Calexico is no stranger to negotiating borders. For the better part of two decades, eight albums, and countless trips around the globe, Joey Burns and John Convertino have crossed musical barriers with their band, embracing a multitude of diverse styles, variety in instrumentation, and well-cultivated signature sounds. Under fences it digs and over mountains it climbs, sometimes into untrodden terrain, sometimes towards a more familiar landscape, and sometimes simply walking that fine line to soak up sustenance from all sides. These are men from the desert, yes, but there has always been so much more to Calexico than just heritage and heat. Now, with Edge of the Sun, Burns and Convertino find themselves straddling that celestial division of light and dark, taking inspiration from a trip to a place surprisingly unexplored by the band before, and with the benefit of many friends and comrades to help guide the way. | Purchase Tickets Online | 866-468-3401 | Tix on Sale 05/29