Explorers Club, North Elementary, Wigg Report | Clubs & Concerts | Indy Week
This is a past event.

Explorers Club, North Elementary, Wigg Report 

When: Sat., Feb. 11, 9 p.m. 2012
Price: $7

Charleston's Explorers Club isn't a "cool" band. Even in 2008, when they released the pitch-perfect Beach Boys homage Freedom Wind, it felt so much like a classic LP that it was more comforting than exciting. The new album, Grand Hotel, offers more of a hodgepodge in its influences, but none of them are particularly hip. The deep warble and blasting horns and organ of "Anticipatin'" conjure visions of Neil Diamond, and the loungey sway of "It's No Use" points to Burt Bacharach. Sound lame? It's not. The band's warm melodies and lush harmonies are a winning combination. North Elementary and The Wigg Report open. —Jordan Lawrence


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

© 2018 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation