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Wednesday September 18 2019
  6:00PM doors -- music at 7:00PM
 
•••  ALL AGES
$16 in advance / $18 at the door
Grayscale      
grayscalepa.com/
 Rock/Alternative/Pop Punk
Belmont         
www.belmontil.com/
 pop punk rock
Bearings    
www.bearingsband.com/
 Pop Punk/Emo
Rich People  
www.richpeople.band/
 
Alternative Rock


Grayscale  
Andrew Kyne - Guitar
Collin Walsh - Vocals
Dallas Molster - Guitar/Vocals
Nick Veno - Drums
Nick Ventimiglia - Bass
-from Philadelphia, PA

-Since forming in 2011, when its band members were only in high school, the Philadelphia-based quintet—composed of vocalist Collin Walsh, guitarist/vocalist Dallas Molster, guitarist Andrew Kyne, bassist Nick Ventimiglia and drummer Nick Veno—has emerged quickly from the Philadelphia punk scene, establishing a solid fan base and sharing stages with the likes of Cute Is What We Aim For, Knuckle Puck, Neck Deep, Seaway, and more. Working with producer Kyle Black (State Champs, Handguns, Hit The Lights) for their Fearless Records debut album, Adornment, Grayscale has honed their talent of constructing strong hooks, relatable lyrics and catchy riffs, all the while coming into their own distinguished sound. Through their unbarred emotion and unique blend of alternative rock and punk roots, Adornment, sees the band expand their sonic palette, further illuminating their skill of creating well-narrated stories paired with palpable emotion that urges listeners to dive in and craft their own narratives.



Belmont  
Taz Johnson: Vocals
Brian Lada : Drums
Sam Patt: Guitar/Backing Vocals
Alex Wieringa: Bass
Jason Inguagiato: Guitar
-from Chicago, IL

-With a non-traditional range of influences including metal, grunge, and jazz, Belmont's candid lyrics and faintly dissonant sound on albums such as their 2018 self-titled debut make the output of labels like Jade Tree and Deep Elm a touchstone.

Vocalist Taz Johnson formed Belmont while still in high school, with former members of his previous band. After a series of personnel changes, the lineup solidified with the addition of drummer Brian Lada, guitarist Sam Patt, and bassist Alex Wieringa. They spent months recording their debut EP and building up hype online, and their hard work was rewarded when they sold out the first date of their very first tour, at a 250-capacity venue. The EP, Vicissitude, was self-released digitally in January 2015, catching the attention of young local label Mutant League Records, who signed them and put out their second EP, Between You and Me, the following year. After intensive touring, the band set aside most of 2017 to work on their debut album. It was recorded by Jason Inguagiato, an old college friend of Lada's, who collaborated heavily on the songwriting during production and was ultimately invited to join the band as their second guitarist. The eponymous album, released in August 2018 and preceded by the singles "Hollowed Out" and "Albert," saw Belmont broadening their sound with a smorgasbord of subtle influences from genres as diverse as prog, hip-hop, jazz fusion, alternative rock, and metal. ~ John D. Buchanan




Bearings 
Doug Cousins - Vocals
Ryan Culligan - Guitar/Vocals
Collin Hanes - Bass
-from Ottawa, Ontario Canada

-Bearings are a four-piece pop punk band from Ottawa, Ontario that have been around since 2014. They play a brand of pop punk that fans of bands like Seaway and Knuckle Puck will undoubtedly dig.


Rich People 
Robert Rich - Guitar/Vocals
Blake Horner - Guitar/Vocals
Conner DeMuro - Bass
Tyler Falcone - Drums
-from Sicklerville, NJ

-Rob Rich remembers the day he wrote “Back Step,” the towering single off Rich People's sophomore release 'Grace Session.' While the rest of his band smolders behind him, his vocals soar before leveling off in exhaustion. It’s an allusion to where the song took shape: an overnight shift at a Philly shipyard. Frustration with the back-breaking, monotonous work and the laziness of his coworkers needed an antidote. 'Grace Session' is full of these moments: instrumentals swell to new heights before they’re blunted, and lyrics double back on themselves to underscore patient self-reflection.

With a band name like Rich People, a listener could assume style would overtake substance. Here, both are present in full force, John Naclerio’s production is almost translucent. It’s loose on “119” and “Safehull,” two tracks that toe a thin line between explosion and restraint, with nimble guitars arcing flexibility between post-rock reach and alt-rock calamity. While this ignores genres and song structures, Rich’s storytelling is more focused, weaving in his addiction recovery process, integration into the Philadelphia music community, and acceptance of worthy love. It’s a deeply personal journey where mortality and maturity are permanently linked, and the latest entry in a band of close friends attempting to find peace in their own sound.