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Wednesday August 14 2013
 9:00PM -- doors at 8:30PM ••• 21 AND OVER
Bang Bang
 Indie, Alternative, Rock
The Comet Empire
 indie rock
Jared Cohen And The Future Proof
 Indie, Rock, Folk

Bang Bang 
Shawn Strub, vocals/guitar
Mandy Dietz, drums/vocals
Bang Bang is Shawn Strub (guitar/lead vocals) and Mandy Dietz (drums/vocals), a female indie-rock duo formed in San Francisco in 2010. With a raw, lo-fi rock sound and gutsy vocals, the twosome has a unique stopping power. During Denver’s alt-rock explosion, Shawn fronted the widely praised 40th Day, and later worked with Grammy-winning record producer Keith Olsen on a solo project. Dietz spent time as lead singer for the East Coast-based band Glory Box. When the two met, Mandy took up the drums to provide the rhythmic backbone to Shawn’s big voice and gritty guitar sounds.

The Comet Empire
Cris Logan, Jason Bridges, Chris Stevens and Amanda Guilbeaux.

The Comet Empire has spent the last three years writing and recording their forthcoming debut record, Secret Disasters. In the bunker-like confines of the old Sixth Army headquarters in San Francisco's Presidio, they deployed an array of vintage analog synthesizers, electronic drums, family heirloom acoustic guitars, hollowbody electrics, as well as the usual Fenders and Gibsons. The only rule of recording was to follow the inspiration of the song without worry of how said song might be reproduced live. This open-minded songwriting process led the band to create music that spans the spectrum, from introspectively quiet acoustics to high energy synth and guitar-driven barn burners. At a high point, they captured the sound of loose change being dropped onto a ride cymbal for effect. At a low point, they Googled "how to play sleigh bells".

Founding members Cris Logan (vox/drums), Jason Bridges (vox/guitars) and Chris Stevens (vox/bass/synths) were lucky enough to recruit Amanda Guilbeaux (vox/synth/percussion), and with eight hands now available, the live show has become tougher and yet more finely textured, reminiscent of Queens of the Stone Age, Echo and the Bunnymen, Editors, Ryan Adams, and Duran Duran.

The band's music has been featured in various TV shows and commercials, including Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, MTV's Teen Mom, and spots for Vans, Hyundai, Comcast, Netflix and the Oakland Athletics.

Jared Cohen And The Future Proof
Jared Cohen
Erik Roget
Justin Cleveland
Jon Madden

Influences: Billy Bragg, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty