4/22 – STOKESWOOD & GHOST OWL

Wed, 4/22 – Buy Tickets

Stokeswood is a marvel to watch, as they switch between instruments, giving up their spot on keys, synths and guitar like a game of musical chairs, all the while keeping up an irresistible, danceable backbone to the imaginative melodies and powerhouse, gut-wrenching vocals of Adam Patterson. The band undeniably owns the room with their unique unpredictable sound, expressive beats and high-energy presence. Their songs are infused with confidence in a sound that can only really be called Stokeswood.

Ghost Owl
Story
In 2009 the sounds that would become the music of Ghost Owl first began to take shape inside the bedroom studio of bassist Adam Perry under the guise of a pet project he entitled Elephant Zaio Sunrise. At the time, Adam was in a decade long musical partnership with a successful, and year-round nationally-touring band. As the the sun began to set on his former band, Sunrise came into focus.

By 2013 the vignettes had become songs and there was a new direction that was fusing many modern influences into the material. There were signs of epic post-rock, experimental indie rock, and electro-pop. It was psychedelic, anthemic, atmospheric, and simultaneously dance floor ready. Adam enlisted the help of two of his bandmates, Matt McDonald and Albert Suttle, and together they crafted a technology-driven live show that integrated live visual projections and multi-layered sonics into mind-bending and emotive musical experience. They named it Ghost Owl.

But this was just a warm-up. In the summer they started work on composing a full length album; and by the fall had entered the recording studio with producer Newton Carter and engineer Richard Salino in Athens, Georgia. The raw power of the material was then distilled into something even more potent. The song-craft came to the foreground; and during the bitter cold winter of 2013, the record and the band found its voice. The result is Say Goodbye to Finland. An astonishing debut album that conveys both a sense of loss and of hopeful renewal. This is how Ghost Owl begins…

4/22 – STOKESWOOD & GHOST OWL
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Wed, 4/22 – Buy Tickets

Stokeswood is a marvel to watch, as they switch between instruments, giving up their spot on keys, synths and guitar like a game of musical chairs, all the while keeping up an irresistible, danceable backbone to the imaginative melodies and powerhouse, gut-wrenching vocals of Adam Patterson. The band undeniably owns the room with their unique unpredictable sound, expressive beats and high-energy presence. Their songs are infused with confidence in a sound that can only really be called Stokeswood.

Ghost Owl
Story
In 2009 the sounds that would become the music of Ghost Owl first began to take shape inside the bedroom studio of bassist Adam Perry under the guise of a pet project he entitled Elephant Zaio Sunrise. At the time, Adam was in a decade long musical partnership with a successful, and year-round nationally-touring band. As the the sun began to set on his former band, Sunrise came into focus.

By 2013 the vignettes had become songs and there was a new direction that was fusing many modern influences into the material. There were signs of epic post-rock, experimental indie rock, and electro-pop. It was psychedelic, anthemic, atmospheric, and simultaneously dance floor ready. Adam enlisted the help of two of his bandmates, Matt McDonald and Albert Suttle, and together they crafted a technology-driven live show that integrated live visual projections and multi-layered sonics into mind-bending and emotive musical experience. They named it Ghost Owl.

But this was just a warm-up. In the summer they started work on composing a full length album; and by the fall had entered the recording studio with producer Newton Carter and engineer Richard Salino in Athens, Georgia. The raw power of the material was then distilled into something even more potent. The song-craft came to the foreground; and during the bitter cold winter of 2013, the record and the band found its voice. The result is Say Goodbye to Finland. An astonishing debut album that conveys both a sense of loss and of hopeful renewal. This is how Ghost Owl begins…

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