NGHBRS, Young Statues, Cult Classic, Gates, Bravermen
Thursday // Doors at 7:00$10.00
In the winter of 2010, a spontaneous trip to Athens, GA became the birth of New Jersey/Philadelphia indie-rock outfit Young Statues. The record first began to take shape at Chase Park Transduction Studios, where a series of songs were recorded between friends, songs that were initially never intended to be released. Intrigued by the results of these sessions, songwriter and vocalist Carmen Cirignano decided to continue working on them with longtime producer and engineer Steve Poponi at the Gradwell House in Haddon Heights, NJ. It was here, with the help of bassist Tom Ryan and drummer Daniel Bogan, that these songs were transformed into the impressive debut record for a band comprised of longtime friends in the Philadelphia area music scene. Full of swelling guitars, intricate vocal melodies and introspective lyrics, "Young Statues" is evidence of a group of musicians who have honed their skills and made a record to be revered for its beauty, tact, and honesty.
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the pride of New Brunswick, NJ, featuring members of Lydia.
A group of four friends and seasoned musicians from many well known Long Island bands have come together to collaborate on a new sound. Hoping to bring a breath of fresh air to their audience, Bravermen has just finished recording their first album, 'Dare to Venture,' which is a collection seven honest, and relatable rock songs that have materialized over the last two years. With an engaging blend of pop and rock, singer and lyricist Joe Fox uses real-life experiences to connect emotion and passion to melody and lyrics. Collaborating on all seven songs, the members of Bravermen aim to take the listener on a trip back to a time in his or her life that they truly cherish while staying relentlessly optimistic about what's to come. Be sure to follow these motivated young men on their journey to leave their mark on the industry and on the minds dreamers everywhere.