The Growlers roar into town

. October 1, 2015.
Growlers

California-bred and self-described “beat-goth” group, The Growlers, will make a pit stop in Ann Arbor as part of their 150 shows per-year touring schedule. Formed in 2004, the five-piece band has always been difficult to categorize – an amalgam of honky-tonk, punk, surf, and psychedelic rock that doesn’t so much blend as it does explode into a cacophony of sound distinctly their own. All that time on the road has formed a bond that’s allowed them to continue experimenting. Their latest effort, Chinese Fountain (2014), written and recorded in a little over a month, doesn’t make them any easier to label, though it does feature some of lead vocalist, Brooks Nielsen’s, and guitarist, Matt Taylor’s, most pointed lyrics to date.

With special guest, The Babe Rainbow
9pm, Thursday, October 1
$15
The Blind Pig, 208 S. First St.
blindpigmusic.com 

Trending

The revival of the legendary Ann Arbor Blues Festival

We recently chatted with James Partridge from the Ann Arbor Blues Society about the upcoming revival of the legendary Ann Arbor Blues Festival on August 19

Biz Buzz: July 2017

Updates in Washtenaw County business

Charcoal for gardening? The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living will teach you all about it

Biochar, a highly porous form of charcoal that has been enriching gardens for thousands of years, has recently re-emerged as a soil amendment, similar to mulch and compost

Ann Arbor bookstore owners win 2017 recognition

The Kerrytown BookFest has named Robin and Jamie Agnew, owners of Aunt Agatha’s Mystery Bookstore, as the winners of the 2017 Community Book Award