Locksley isn’t just the place where the story of Robin Hood came from. This four-piece band from Wisconsin shares the name and can sure give the Merry Men a run for their money. Overly happy lyrics fueled by the sounds of catchy power-pop riffs are Lockley’s ride to the top. With three songs featured on Rock Band, multiple songs used in movies and television, this band has got quite a future ahead of them. Catch Locksley at Piano’s in New York on Jan. 26. $8. myspace.com/locksley.
Locksley: Robin Hood’s Merry Men
—by Alycia Abreu, January 23, 2010