Shuck Yeah is this Saturday, Limited tickets are still available right here!


With Theodore Vril, Thee Scarcity of Tanks, and Mike Uva. Friday, June 1, at Bela Dubby, 13321 Madison Avenue, Lakewood.

A lawsuit just waiting to happen: Singsing is not, in fact, the British pop band featuring Lush's Emma Anderson. The unfortunately named Chicago duo of John Wheatley and Becky Payne play woozy Americana that channels the old-timey twang of Appalachia and bluegrass' insistent pulse. They harmonize over spare, loping arrangements that employ acoustic guitar, drums, and the occasional organ or accordion. Highlights from last year's self-released disc include the haunting "Blood Keeps," which sounds like a Celtic murder ballad, and the waltzing, country-rag swing of "The Day Draws."

Opening is the rhythmic chaos of Thee Scarcity of Tanks. This free-punk/hardcore jazz quartet of local scenesters quakes, rattles, and skronks like beatnik no-wavers mugging math-rock eggheads. It's fun to watch, but you feel dirty afterward.

Speaking of Show Preview

Latest in Livewire


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


Staff Pick Events

  • Open Turntable Tuesday @ The Winchester

    • Tuesdays
  • Andrew Dice Clay @ Lorain Palace Theater

    • Thu., Oct. 18
  • An Evening With Girl With No Job @ Hilarities Comedy Club

    • Thu., Oct. 18

© 2018 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.

Website powered by Foundation