New Years Eve

Pop/Rock
Nashville Scene Critic's Pick …

Only two short years after their glowing-robot-suit-enhanced bid in the gladiatorial combat that is Road to Bonnaroo, Moon Taxi held down a semi-primetime slot at the venerable festival’s That Tent this past summer. Their ear-friendly and solo-heavy amalgam of pop styles won’t impress anyone who lives for vintage punk, but their significant chops (especially monster keyboardist Wes Bailey) and stage presence have rightfully earned them a devoted fan base. Tonight, they ring in the new year with help from Kansas Bible Company, whose latest record, Hotel Chicamauga, lets their stellar horn section loose in a landscape that shifts quite seamlessly between soul and classic psych-rock. They rock a groove reminiscent of Chicago before they dropped “Transit Authority” from their name, but that description would be incomplete. Standing out among a talented ensemble is James Green, who doubles on lead vocal and trumpet, and who conjures Jim Morrison or Scott Walker as easily as he does any hero of soul.

—STEPHEN TRAGESER

Mon, Dec 31 | 6:00 PM
3rd & Lindsley
$25.00
21 and over
[Venue Details]

Moon Taxi

Nashville TN  |  Rock



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