5GB With Cursive; Playing The Earl, Sunday April 8th

[ 0 ] April 6, 2012 |

Luckily for indie rockers, Cursive, they don’t have to be men of many words (as you will see below!), their actions speak for themselves. I Am Gemini, the band’s seventh LP, is the follow-up to 2009’s critically praised Mama, I’m Swollen, which caught the attention of publications including Alternative Press, Billboard, Playboy, Rolling Stone, and Time Out New York, among others, and earned the band their network television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman. Cursive has released six full-length albums – including the heralded Cursive’s Domestica (2000), The Ugly Organ (2003), and Happy Hollow (2006) – two EPs, a disc of rarities, and numerous singles since the band’s 1995 inception. They joined us for our 5GB series before their Easter show at The Earl.

What was the first gig you ever went to?

Gloria Estefan and band. My mom took me in 1986 or so. Aksarben Collesium Omaha, NE.

What is the best gig that you ever played/performed at?

Curiosa tour, San Francisco, 2005

What is the best gig you have ever been to?

Uncle Tupelo, Ranch Bowl, Omaha, NE  1992

Gig you would most like to play?

Bonnaroo.

What would be the lineup for your dream gig?

Pink Floyd (with Gilmour, Waters, Mason, and Wright) or Genesis reunion with Peter Gabriel anywhere outdoors anytime.

Catch Cursive,  April 8th at The Earl

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