The Kickback's brand of brainy indie rock and raucous live shows have earned the band fans in Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound, The Huffington Post, Nerdist, CMJ, The Wild Honey Pie and more. As nationwide momentum continues to build, the band will hit the road for another run of shows and festivals in support of its debut album, Sorry All Over The Place, produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno.
Hey Marseilles are a band that have arrived on what is a rather glorious, new sound. On two previous albums, the Seattle six-piece embraced classical influences in a big way, taking cues from contemporaries like The Decemberists. But on their third, most recently released self-titled album, the band made bigger, bolder strides in the studio, creating a more polished piece of art that's taking these amicable, Pacific North Westerners to soaring new heights.
With each day that passes, North Coast Music Festival’s (NCMF) seventh annual installment at Union Park draws nearer and nearer. After revealing the first phase of the event’s incredible musical acts, we’re thrilled to announce the full lineup for 2016 in all its glory!
Frogleg is a fresh young band out of Minneapolis. Since their first show in late 2012, a major buzz about the band Frogleg has been spreading throughout the Twin Cities music scene stemming from their ever‐growing weekly tradition, “Frogleg Thursdays @ Bunkers Music Bar & Grill” in downtown Minneapolis. Outside of Bunker’s, the band has now headlined shows at most of the major venues in Minneapolis from the Cabooze to the Skyway Theatre downtown.
Reel to Real is an archival rock documentary about the innovative Umphrey's McGee, diving deep into the early years by examining their inner workings through unreleased band shot camcorder footage. It reflects on UM's days of suspended youth, racking up thousands of miles in a van and trailer without a worry in sight. But reality knocks as a founding member walks away mid tour, putting the entire venture in jeopardy. It's a view behind the curtain, one designed not to paint a picture of what you think it's like, but what it's actually like to make the journey.