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May 23 2018
 8:30PM doors -- music at 9:00PM
$12 in advance / $15 at the door
The Lighthouse & The Whaler
 indie folk pop rock
Vita And The Woolf
 pop soul synth
Go By Ocean
  Indie Rock

The Lighthouse & The Whaler
Michael LoPresti
Matthew LoPresti
Mark Porostosky
Ryan Walker
-from Cleveland, OH

-Riding off of a high from the release of their latest EP PATHS which The Waster has hailed as “embodiment of adventurous free expression”, Cleveland’s THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE WHALER are gearing up for a 20 date tour that kicks off in Nashville, TN’s The Basement on May 9th and winds out to the West Coast before returning them to their hometown’s Beachland Ballroom on June 2nd. “I am especially excited to play in L.A. and Salt Lake City,” says vocalist/guitarist Michael LoPresti. “We have a lot of passionate fans in L.A. that we don't often get a chance to play for so shows there are always really special. Last time through Salt Lake we had one of our most
unexpectedly awesome shows there and we're all really anticipating playing there again.”
With media both large and small including Rolling Stone, NPR, Paste, bestowing high praise on the four piece, The Lighthouse And The Whaler has been independently building a mini empire all their own. The follow-up to their critically-hailed 2015 album Mont Royal which was produced by Marcus Paquin (Arcade Fire, The National), PATHS finds the band expanding on their previously roots-based rock to a more fully-realized crisp sound that likened them to the percussive harmonics of Local Natives, the sonic adventurousness of Broken Social Scene with the taut Britpop pogos of Two Door Cinema Club. Local paper Cleveland Scene characterized the “terrific new EP, PATHS” as “an homage to the synth-pop of the ’80s.”
“I love playing ‘Paths’ and ‘Ascending’ from the EP. ‘Ascending’ especially is even better live then it is on the EP,” Michael says about the difference between the lushness of the EP and the dynamics of their live show. “We substitute electric guitars for any of the acoustic parts and I think it gives the live performance an especially intense feeling.”
Now as the band gears up for the second leg of their tour in support of the EP, the band is already looking forward to new music. “We are hard at work on new songs,” Michael says about what’s in store. “We will be releasing a few singles in the very near future as we continue towards our next full length, so hold tight!.

Vita And The Woolf
Jennifer Pague
Drums/Percussion: Adam Shumski
Guitar: Dane Galloway
-from Philadelphia, PA

-Inspired by the love relationship between novelists Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf, Philadelphia’s Vita and the Woolf released their long-awaited new album, Tunnels on June 16 on Believe Global Label Services. The project was mixed by James Chapman (of Maps ) and has received widespread critical acclaim, among others finding a fan in M83 who wrote about them for USA Today  as well as being dubbed a “Band You Need To See” by Billboard. A dynamic and cerebral collection of soulful pop, the album touches on power dynamics in relationships and society as well as sexual discovery and empowerment.

Driven by the anthemic voice of frontwoman, Jennifer Pague and supported by the dynamic drumming of Adam Shumski and guitar stylings of Dane Galloway, Vita and the Woolf has been melding cross-genre influences in their powerhouse electronic style since the first EP Fang Song was self-released in 2014.

The band’s head-turning live show has since grown to reflect both the range of Pague’s vocals and the music’s shape shifting energy. In 2016 and 17 they have gone on three national support tours along with multiple festival appearances in summer and fall 2017. They just went on their first European tour including a stop at Reeperbahn Festival.

Go By Ocean
Ryan McCaffrey - Vocals, Guitar
Eric DiBerardino - Bass, Vocals
Sean Nelson - Drums
-from San Francisco, CA

-I’ve always been enchanted by music.  I’m mesmerized by the miracle of sound waves resonating naturally through the atmosphere and mysteriously working in harmony to draw out emotions in us all.

My latest work came together under a spell, in a truly majestic landscape on the coast of Marin. I set out with some of my best friends to focus and explore my current cultivation of songs with a new philosophy and an unfamiliar methodology. I chose the Panoramic House in Stinson Beach as the vessel to write and record the new Go By Ocean album “Sun Machine.”  I brought most of the songs in fresh so everyone worked on them with a first instinct kind of prospective. For me, “Sun Machine” reveals a new found path in life. An evolution of living with light rather than letting darkness lead the way.  Like many of my lyrics, the album reflects on harder times with hope for greater days ahead.  “Ring Around The Sun” starts the record off with that exact sentiment and is an anthem proclaiming there’s still time to look on down that road to a better life. Participating in the light as opposed to checking out into darkness.  We had a ball making this album with an amazing collection of hearts that resulted in a record I am very proud of.  My line up has changed over the years but our mission remains the same.  To spread love through the art of music and hopefully give people the emotional responses we all share and find in the music we love the most. -Ryan McCaffrey