Glorytellers sound interesting, but honestly, I am so stoked about the Dark, Dark, Dark.Â They played randomly at the Wylie House last year in the hospital parking lot and were really amazing.Â They are a 4 piece with accordian, banjo, random percussion, and upright bass.Â They play spooky sounding songs with an old-timey feel.Â One of the best parts of their songs are the sultry vocal harmonies.Â I played their CD-R almost nonstop last year.
From the press release about this show:
Friday March 21
@ Bear’s Place
-Glorytellers (Southern Records)
-Sticky and the Bees (Bloomington)
-surprise opening set by Dark Dark Dark (not Bloomington)
10:30pm (for real)
“The creative force behind Glorytellers is guitarist/singer/songwriter Geoff Farina, who spent the better part of 14 years fronting Bostonâ€™s genre-bending Karate, and as one-half of the formative lo-fi duo Secret Stars. Gavin McCarthy (Karate, Cul de Sac), Joshua Larue (Him/Mice Parade), Luther Gray III (Ida, Joe Morris Trio), and engineer Andy Hong are also part of Glorytellers.” And they play good music too. Real good.
This Bloomington 3-piece plays southern-tinged gloom-rock with a passion unbeknownst to their droopy indie-rock peers. You must see this. Brilliant.
Sticky and the Bees
This is a band from Bloomingotn. Nobody in the band is called “Sticky” and there are zero bees involved. No bears will be harmed during their performance, or at least not in direct relation to their actions or words or musics. And this band will be playing some new songs that nobody has heard yet (not even the band)!
Dark Dark Dark
This is a great indie-folk band. They are on tour, so do yourself (and them) a favor and check it out. They will play a short set promptly at 10:30 pm.