Retro-Leaning Indie Rockers the New Preservation Society To Make Their Local Debut Next Week

click to enlarge COURTESY OF THE NEW PRESERVATION SOCIETY
Courtesy of the New Preservation Society
The musical brainchild of former Clevelanders Nathan Hedges and Dan Miraldi, the New Preservation Society embraces “unapologetically retro music as a love letter to the first wave of the British Invasion.” 

The group references acts such as the Beatles, Kinks, Billy J. Kramer and Gerry & the Pacemakers as it aims “to capture the charm, tones and excitement of early '60s British beat music.”

“We love the sound of this time period,” says Miraldi in a press release announcing the group’s upcoming Cleveland gig, which takes place on Saturday, May 18, at the Beachland Tavern.

“We’re having a conversation with an era and scene for which we weren’t around but still inspired us,” Hedges adds. “This is something I’ve always wanted to do. This genre means a lot to both us and we’re paying tribute to some of our heroes.” 

The duo has been busy self-producing and recording its debut EP and has just issued a single “Now or Never"/"She Don’t Even Know,” tracks which show off their harmony vocals and keen melodic sensibilities.

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Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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