Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
May 30 2023
8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM
••• ALL AGES
$15 in advance / $18 at the door
dreamy pop rock
-from Toronto, ON
-Babygirl are breathing effervescent life into a new definition of pop music. The Toronto duo–comprised of Kiki Frances and Cameron Bright–is placing a refreshing spin on youth nostalgia with a contemporary edge, thanks to fuzzy guitar riffs and sincere lyrics. Their forthcoming EP Be Still My Heart, set for an April 14, 2023 release via Sandlot/AWAL, is a five-track collection that details love’s ebbs and flows.
Be Still My Heart is the follow-up to 2021’s Losers Weepers. The band’s releases—a playful mix of Death Cab For Cutie-inspired conversational lyricism and Taylor Swift-inspired use of catchy language atypical for Top 40 pop, with a touch of Shakespearean drama—were steadily met with critical acclaim from platforms like Noisey, Rolling Stone, PAPER, and NYLON. In 2020, they signed with Sandlot Records via a chance internet encounter with GRAMMY-nominated songwriter Jacob “JKash” Hindlin. The band spent the pandemic-induced downtime honing their songwriting and unofficially forming their mission statement: “bittersweet pop rock.”
-from San Francisco, CA
-Bad Tiger was originally conceived in 2018, when Yasi Lowy moved to San Francisco with the intention of starting a band. Lowy began by composing songs for this imagined band, And wrote what would eventually become Bad Tiger’s debut album, “The Goat and the Bad Tiger” (2020), tracked and produced by logan stokes at indie as studio in Albuquerque, nm.
Following this stilted release, Lowy met with Mackenzie Bunch at Coyote Hearing Studio to record and produce “Sanctuary” EP (Brace Cove, 2022). Simultaneous to the "Sanctuary" release, Lowy joined forces with Tyler Gholson, Jacob Sherfield, and David Garges, finally growing Bad Tiger into its original vision: a full band!