The Mountain Goats at the Blind Pig

. April 1, 2016.
mountaingoats

Originally a solo project from author, songwriter, and singer John Darnielle, indie folk/rock group The Mountain Goats have slowly added new members — Peter Hughes, Jon Wurster, Matthew Douglas and more — as well as new music. Their latest album, the 15th in the band’s history, is titled Beat the Champ (2015), and focuses on professional wrestling. Thanks to Darnielle’s skilled wordplay, the album doesn’t limit its scope to what’s between the ropes, but uses the theme as a jumping off point to explore childhood and how people present themselves to the public. 

 

Friday, April 8 | 9pm. 
$22/advance | $25/day of.
Blind Pig | 208 S. First St.
734-996-8555 | blindpigmusic.com

Trending

New Year’s Jam

Progressive, when you apply it to music, means an innovative approach. It means a continuous growth or exploration. It means a focus on technique and arrangement, rather than flash or aesthetic, or even tradition. The bands playing the Blind Pig on New Year’s eve have grown beyond the verse-chorus-verse approach of pop, rock, or even

A Music-filled Future in Sight for Blind Pig

This year began ominously with the February announcement the property that included the Blind Pig was listed for sale

2017 Canna Gift Guide

Finding the perfect local gift for your favorite cannabis enthusiast

Local Albums of 2017

  I’m going to get to a list of notable releases from local bands, but I want to start off with what will be the latest in a busy year’s worth of albums, SHELLS 2…  Shelley Salant is one of the most ardent supporters of the Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti music scene. In fact, that