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Good Morning Bedlam with special guests Feed The Dog (Bluegrass/Indie Folk) $12
Friday, December 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene. Their shows are known for their contagious energy, with members careening about the stage, jumping and dancing with a wild playfulness. With tight soaring three part harmonies, and thumping kick-drum, they captivate their audience night after night with no intention of slowing down. Every song is a unique twist on what is generally dubbed as folk music. “We want to surprise our audience from song to song. Rather than creating our music to fit a genre, we allow it to be an outpouring of our own stories and unique sound,” says Isaak, frontman of GMB. Just when you think you have Good Morning Bedlam pegged, they take you in another direction. You will be treated to a haunting waltz, whistling, jazz scatting, and the euphoria of the violin melodies. When it comes to their lyrical storytelling, Isaak says, “We’re desperate to connect to people through the common human experiences that we write about and the exuberance of our live show. People have a lot of choices of how they’ll kick-back, so we intend to deliver a show where they can be free–to share in whatever they need to–joy, grief, anger, gratefulness, or bedlam!”
Good Morning Bedlam released their sophomore album, Like Kings, in July of 2018. In June of 2019, GMB ended their first full touring year of two-hundred-plus shows by winning first place at the John Hartford Memorial Festival Band Competition.
Feed the Dog is an eclectic and action-packed, experimental jam-grass act. The Wisconsin based 4-piece masterfully blends soul-pleasing songwriting rich in imagery and storytelling with a genre bending, shake-your-hips, instrumental flair. Their high energy performances are driven by the unique and progressive approach of each player: imaginative melodies with graceful ambiance skillfully crafted on the violin, tireless beats both dynamic and soulful confidently assembled on the drums, driving low end with finesse and intention forged on the bass guitar, and unique approach to playing the acoustic guitar blending nimble finger picking with the strength of blues and rock to evoke an emotional contrast between melancholy and hopeful. The band started in July of 2015 and has been relentless playing festivals, theaters, and clubs alongside regional and national touring acts. Freshmen album “Sheep” out now. Sophomore album “Tenderloin” recorded at Hyde Street Studios in SF, CA March 2018, released August of 2018.
Make a reservation at AsterCafe.com to reserve your seat for the show.
$12 cover charge will be added to your tab.