Misery Loves Chachi @ 529
Misery Loves Chachi is an indie, dream-pop band from Atlanta, Georgia. Consisting of Chris Blais, Keith Hicks, Pete Lim, Nathan Sadler and Kara Straus, Misery Loves Chachi combines Chill-Wave, Motown and African rhythms with post-modern classical chord changes and jazz vocal harmonies comparable to Steely Dan. With vocal styles reminiscent of Elliot Smith and Sade, the band, formed in early 2012, invokes an urban serene feel to its music.
Free show! More info here.
Eryn McHugh with Alex Guthrie @ Eddie’s Attic
Eryn McHugh is a singer/songwriter currently based in Nashville, TN but originally from Atlanta.
With influences including Otis Redding, Van Morrison, Marc Broussard, and Ray LaMontagne, Alex’s genre goes by different names to different people. Folk-Rock, Blues, or Americana; the listener’s preference is likely to influence his or her categorization. What they all agree on, though, is that it’s great music … or as Alex sometimes says with a broad, sideways grin, Great Folk’in Music.
Tickets are $8 in advance, $12 at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Umphrey’s McGee @ The Tabernacle
After 16 years of performing over 100 concerts annually, releasing seven studio albums and selling more than 3.3 million tracks online, Umphrey’s McGee might be forgiven if they chose to rest on their laurels and attend to their lives as husbands and fathers. But you’d be wrong. With their eighth studio album, Similar Skin, and first for their own indie label, Nothing Too Fancy (N2F) Music (distributed by RED), the group – which formed on the Notre Dame campus outside of South Bend, Indiana in 1997 – has something to prove. And that’s not just to their ever-loyal fan base, but to those who have never heard a note, or worse – dismiss them as “too sophisticated, too complex” or think they know what Umphrey’s McGee is all about.
Tickets are $35. Doors open at 7pm.