Clear Plastic Masks @ Mercury Lounge

MANHATTAN, NY—When lead vocalist and guitarist Andrew Katz, born in Detroit and raised on theatre, met drummer Charles Garmendia, born in the Dominican Republic, in a Brooklyn bar, they found they had a common passion for aggressive music. They jammed with guitarist/keyboard player Matt Menold and bassist Eduardo DuQuesne and …

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Local H @ Mercury Lounge

MANHATTAN, NY—Local H started as a trio of high school buddies in 1990 in Zion, Illinois, but after the bassist quit in 1993, the remaining members carried on as a guitar and drums duo. Vocalist/guitarist Scott Lucas had a high school friend modify his guitar with an added bass pick-up …

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Bear’s Den @ Mercury Lounge

MANHATTAN, NY—Bear’s Den is Andrew Davie, Kevin Jones and Joey Haynes, a trio of multi-instrumentalists that formed in the neo-Americana-style folk scene brewing in London, England. Jones was in a band called Hot Rocket with Ben Lovett (later of Mumford & Sons), and together Jones and Lovett launched the Communion …

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Robert Ellis @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—This Robert Ellis is not the best-selling author of the novel City Of Fire. This Robert Ellis is a singer-songwriter who grew up in a small industrial town in Texas. In 2010, he entered the Houston music circuit as Robert Ellis & The Boys, playing country …

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Pillow Theory @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—Pillow Theory (often stylized as pILLOW tHEORY) formed in New York City as a power trio in 2001. The band has gone through various personnel changes, but Pillow Theory has remained the vehicle through which lead singer/guitarist Kelsey Warren has explored his songwriting and performance. Pillow Theory …

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Neulore @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—Vocalist/guitarist Adam Agin of Anderson, Indiana, along with guitarist William T. Cook, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, four years ago formed a progressive folk band called Neulore in Nashville, Tennessee. The name Neulore derived from the German word for “New” and an abbreviation of the English …

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Elizabeth & The Catapult @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—Elizabeth Ziman grew up in Greenwich Village, the daughter of an actor who had roles on the Broadway stage and on television’s Mork And Mindy and All In The Family. As a youth, Elizabeth trained as a classical pianist. Later, she received a scholarship to the …

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