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2015 Schedule

Friday April, 3
Blue Moose Tap House / 6:30 pm
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$15 / $18
Blue Moose Tap House
w/ Alex Cameron , The Olympics
5:30 pm doors / 6:30 pm start
Foxygen and Star Power is the Los Angeles songwriting duo of 24-year-olds Sam France and Jonathan Rado. In May 2011, France and Rado nervously handed off a CD-R of this homemade mini-opus Take the Kids Off Broadway (Jagjaguwar, 2012) to producer and visionary Richard Swift after his performance in a Lower East Side club. The duo, who had just mixed and burned the disc that very night, had been devotees of Swift’s outsider-pop oeuvre since high school, when they first…
Englert Theatre / 8:00 pm
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Englert Theatre
7:00 pm doors / 8:00 pm start
After meeting in 2002, Cary Ann Hearst and MIchael Trent began touring solo acts and each released debut albums in 2006 and 2007. Shovels & Rope began as a single collaborative album between Trent and Hearst that was never intended to be a permanent act. Drawing heavily on their own individual solo careers, Hearst and Trent create a sound that is uniquely their own, blending elements of indie rock, folk, bluegrass, and country. They were married in 2009, yet continued…
Trumpet Blossom / 9:00 pm
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Trumpet Blossom
w/ Jozef Van Wissem , Tashi Dorji , Samuel Locke Ward
8:00 pm doors / 9:00 pm start
Experimental guitarist and founding member of Sun City Girls, Sir Richard Bishop brings his raw and worldly eclectic style to the stage at Mission Creek Festival. With an illustrious career under his belt, Bishop has been captivating audiences with his unique songs since 1998. He incorporates obscure sounds and visuals of Asia and Africa leading his songs into an uplifting trance from his first solo release, Salvador Kali, to his latest, Intermezzo. After 15 years and 10 solo albums, Richard…
The Mill / 9:00 pm
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The Mill
w/ Swearing at Motorists , The Multiple Cat
9:00 pm start
The Sea and Cake is an indie rock band with a jazz influence based in Chicago, IL, consisting of members Sam Prekop, Archer Prewitt, and John McEntire. The band formed in the mid 1990s from members of The Coctails, Shrimp Boat, and Tortoise. The band relies on electronic sound sources, most evident after their 1997 album, The Fawn. Their most recent album, Runner, brings freshness and vitality, and the ease and musicianship that only comes with experience. Runner, initiated as…
The Yacht Club / TBD
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The Yacht Club
w/ The Mayflies , Cedar County Cobras
8:00 pm doors / TBD
The Ben Miller Band describes their sound as “Mud Stomp”-- a unique mix of folk, country, bluegrass, and blues that pays tribute to their American heritage. Each member brings an unexpected aspect to the band’s performances through their instrumentals--such as using a land-to-land telephone receiver as a microphone, or playing a homemade, one-string bass. Ben Miller Band’s first album dropped in 2012, and scored them an opening slot for ZZ Top the following year. Their newest album, Any Way, Shape…
Gabe’s / TBD
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w/ Mr. Nasti , Cuticle
9:00 pm doors / TBD
Born and raised in upstate New York, Com Truise is the pseudonym of producer and designer Seth Haley. Com Truise calls his music “mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk”. Prior to his first full length Com Truise release, Galactic Melt, Haley was an art director while making music on the side through numerous other pseudonyms. Haley has mastered the art of making familiar things sound beautifully hand-smeared in his window-fogging synth-wave DJ style. Mr. Nasti Cuticle
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