PONCÉ with special guest Preston Gunderson (Rock) $10
Saturday, September 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
PONCÉ is a dynamic, Nashville rock duo consisting of twin brothers Carson and Michael Poncé. The twins efficiently cross genres; from classic, harmony-driven melodies reminiscent of Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers to modern, synth-infused pop productions with melodic guitar leads evocative of The Killers and The Cure.
“PONCÉ has zeroed in on what makes a good marriage of earnest pop and glossy rock, and they’ve channeled it into a batch of eight danceable, hook-laden songs.” – NASHVILLE SCENE
Originally hailing from east-central Indiana, the brothers grew up in a musical household, both taking the required one-year of piano lessons taught by their mother before she would allow them to enter the world of poorly covered Weezer and Nirvana songs.
Their debut EP ‘Afterglow’ was released in April 2017 and has garnered spins on over 50 college radio stations throughout the country and has generated licensing deals with MTV, Netflix, NASCAR and E! among others. Since 2018, the twins have played 150+ shows, covering 60,000 miles across 30 states. PONCÉ has enjoyed opening for Bomba Estéreo, PHOX, Andy Frasco, Matt Thiessen, CBDB and The Ataris.
“Every track is absolutely glowing with their genre-bending talent. The majority of the recording belongs alongside the best of the best of yesteryear, and we’ve been spinning it on repeat.” – IMPOSE MAGAZINE
“The brothers have that “twin-bond” which makes for tight riffs and a cohesive overall sound that should bring them far.” – PANCAKES AND WHISKEY
Preston Gunderson is a singer-songwriter based out of Minneapolis, MN. With his powerful voice and catchy melodies, Gunderson has been bringing in listeners of all ages and capturing major attention.
Preston’s full-length album “While I Was Gone” cracked the top #200 on the iTunes pop charts. Roughly a year later, his sophomore record “The Recluse – EP” peaked at #25 in the world on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter charts, just behind The Civil Wars, and ahead of legendary singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. He also had a stint as a casting finalist on NBC’s “The Voice” and more recently Fox’s “American Idol.” He has since released his 2nd full-length album, “Getting Good at Starting Over,” due to an incredible Kickstarter campaign, made possible with the love and support of his friends, family, and fans. The record was completed The Terrarium recording studio. Working with singer-songwriter and producer Dan Rodriguez, he produced his 3rd EP, “Face Yourself, Then The World.” A record with a dark undercurrent and vulnerability from his aforementioned releases. His latest record, “Wake Up” is a call back to catchy pop hooks, and positive messaging. Produced by Jon Herchert, this record cracked the top #100 on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts, and will leave you tapping your foot and singing along.
Preston has since toured nationally, and overseas (2011) making a name for himself. Opening up for acts such as Brandie Carlile, The Guess Who, Paper Route, Jeremy Messersmith, Trampled by Turtles, Dan Rodriguez, Nicholas David, Bobby Long(UK), Live, Sister Hazel, Jamestown Story, Halfnoise (Zac Farro), Nick Howard (UK), and Everclear. Preston also tours with Minneapolis Band Rhythmic Circus.
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$10 cover charge will be added to your tab.