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We Were Promised Jetpacks


We Were Promised Jetpacks is a five-piece band from Edinburgh, Scotland.


• Fri 7/26/19 at - 8:00 PM

Chloe Moriondo


Chloe Moriondo is an up-and-coming young singer/songwriter from Michigan.


• Sun 8/18/19 at - 6:30 PM

Love Gang Forever Tour: Cold Hart & Horse Head


Seemingly unrelated genres like emo, gothic rock, and country, Cold Hart has become an innovator of genre-defying music. In 2014 Cold Hart co-founded the renowned collective, GothBoiClique. It was Cold Hart who officially titled the group after sending a beat with the same name to fellow co-founder Wicca Phase Springs Eternal. Starting in 2015, Cold Hart began to release a slew of singles and definitive vocal mixtapes such as OC Season 1 & 2 and Downer, which helped surpass his distinction as solely a producer. Today, GothBoiClique sits at ten members, including Lil Tracy, Wicca Phase, Fish Narc, Yawns, Horse Head, and the late Lil Peep.


• Tue 8/20/19 at - 6:00 PM

Oso Oso



• Tue 9/3/19 at - 8:00 PM



Meet Bleached, two sisters from L.A. creating "rough-hewed, high-collared, melodic rock'n'roll."


• Tue 9/10/19 at - 8:00 PM

Injury Reserve

Rap/Hip Hop

Injury Reserve is a hip-hop trio based out of Tempe.


• Tue 9/17/19 at - 7:00 PM

Don Broco



• Tue 9/24/19 at - 7:00 PM

The Regrettes


The Regrettes are a six-piece soul band based out of Columbus.


• Wed 9/25/19 at - 8:00 PM

Jay Som


On her first proper album as Jay Som, Melina Duterte, 22, solidifies her rep as a self-made force of sonic splendor and emotional might. If last year's aptly named Turn Into compilation showcased a fuzz-loving artist in flux—chronicling her mission to master bedroom recording—then the rising Oakland star's latest, Everybody Works, is the LP equivalent of mission accomplished. Duterte is as DIY as ever—writing, recording, playing, and producing every sound beyond a few backing vocals—but she takes us places we never could have imagined, wedding lo-fi rock to hi-fi home orchestration, and weaving evocative autobiographical poetry into energetic punk, electrified folk, and dreamy alt-funk. And while Duterte's early stuff found her bucking against life's lows, Everybody Works is about turning that angst into fuel for forging ahead. "Last time I was angry at the world," she says. "This is a note to myself: everybody's trying their best on their own set of problems and goals. We're all working for something." Everybody Works was made in three furious, caffeinated weeks in October. She came home from the road, moved into a new apartment, set up her bedroom studio (with room for a bed this time) and dove in. Duterte even ditched most of her demos, writing half the LP on the spot and making lushly composed pieces like "Lipstick Stains" all the more impressive. While the guitar-grinding Jay Som we first fell in love with still reigns on shoegazey shredders like "1 Billion Dogs" and in the melodic distortions of "Take It," we also get the sublimely spacious synth-pop beauty of "Remain," and the luxe, proggy funk of "One More Time, Please." Duterte's production approach was inspired by the complexity of Tame Impala, the simplicity of Yo La Tengo, and the messiness of Pixies. "Also, I was listening to a lot of Carly Rae Jepsen to be quite honest," she says. "Her E•MO•TION album actually inspired a lot of the sounds on Everybody Works." There's story in the sounds—even in the fact that Duterte's voice is more present than before. As for the lyrics, our host leaves the meaning to us. So if we can interpret, there's a bit about the aspirational and fleeting nature of love in the opener, and the oddity of turning your art into job on the titular track. There's even one tune, "The Bus Song," that seems to be written as a dialog between two kids, although it plays like vintage Broken Social Scene and likely has more to do with yearning for things out of reach. While there's no obvious politics here, Duterte says witnessing the challenges facing women, people of color, and the queer community lit a fire. And when you reach the end of Everybody Works, "For Light," you'll find a mantra suitable for anyone trying, as Duterte says, "to find your peace even it it's not perfect." As her trusty trumpet blows, she sings: "I'll be right on time, open blinds for light, won't forget to climb."


• Thu 9/26/19 at - 8:00 PM

Fruit Bats


Eric Johnson has been making experimental and pop-inflected folk-rock with increasing compositional and thematic complexity. Johnson’s recordings were enriched by contributions from an ever-revolving cast of Chicagoan characters.


• Sat 9/28/19 at - 8:30 PM

Hiss Golden Messenger


Hiss Golden Messenger is songwriter M.C. Taylor, who is based in Durham, N.C., and often works with the multi-instrumentalist Scott Hirsch of Brooklyn. He makes country-rock music about life choices and their disapointments that sometimes veers toward folk, sometimes toward Southern soul. Taylor has recently recorded with Phil and Brad Cook of Megafaun.


• Mon 9/30/19 at - 8:00 PM

Orville Peck

Special Event


• Tue 10/1/19 at - 7:00 PM



Shaed is a pop project comprised of multi­instrumentalist twin brothers Max and Spencer Ernst and vocalist Chelsea Lee. Their debut single, “Just Wanna See”, is a genre bending slow jam that has received international praise and favorable comparisons to acts such as Florence & The Machine, Sia, Justin Timberlake, and Sylvan Esso.


• Sat 10/19/19 at - 7:00 PM

She Past Away


She Past Away is dark-wave with a reworked 80's sound. Signature guitar sound of the post-punk era, combined with minimalist poetry in Turkish.


• Thu 12/5/19 at - 8:00 PM

Greyson Chance


After wowing millions of YouTube views with his solo piano rendition of Lady GaGa's 'Paparazzi,' Greyson Chance was given the opportunity of a lifetime. The 13-year old Chance was signed to Ellen Degeneres' eleveneleven label.


• Sat 12/14/19 at - 8:00 PM