The Rich Hands w/Dirty Dreams & Chrome Pony
The Rich Hands live in contrast. While a lot of neo-garage bands rest alone on attitude and style, the San Antonio trio explores melodies reminiscent of ’50s-era rock ’n’ roll while also submerging themselves in the decay and dissonance that followed, a combination that’s equal parts Little Anthony and Lou Reed. The band focuses on craftsmanship and sprawl, wrapping a wash of guitar jangle and hi-hat clatter around tightly packaged melodies and chant-ready choruses. At their best, they excite and tease, belting energetic sing-alongs that fall and shatter into primitive three-note codas so winding that you wonder if even the band knows how the song will end. While The Rich Hands shake, locals Dirty Dreams explore the dreamier side of garage rock, layering sing-songy group chants over lovingly underplayed guitars and minimal drum patterns. The group seems bent on satisfying rather than startling, letting their songs sink in piece by piece, in a manner that borrows from The Everly Brothers as much as Galaxie 500.
Sat, Jul 6 | 9:00 PM
The Stone Fox
18 and over