BOOT & SADDLE

1131 S. Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19147

The Courtneys

The Courtneys

The Ambulars, Mike Bell & The Movies

Thu, June 26, 2014

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

The Boot & Saddle

Philadelphia, PA

$10.00 - $12.00

This event is 21 and over

The Courtneys
The Courtneys
The Courtneys drift back to the sound of the early ’90s while reflecting a fun-in-the-sun west coast mentality. They deliver a special blend of fuzzy slacker pop that draws comparisons to Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr, and The Clean. The musicianship is tight, the hooks are sharp, and the songcraft is dynamic. Courtney Loove’s dreamy guitar riffs add a timeless pop element to the punk backbone formed by Sydney Koke’s heavy driving basslines, and drummer/lead singer Jen Twynn Payne’s snare kick combos. Their music videos have aired on MuchMusic and Rage, and the track “90210” was featured in an episode of MTVs Awkward in May 2013.
The Ambulars
The Ambulars
The Ambulars might be one of those bands you'd call a "well kept secret" if you were the type of person who said that sort of thing. Loosely based (until recently) in D.C., everyone around here who's seen them in the past couple of years has been basically shitting their pants in anticipation of their first full length record, "Dreamers Asleep at the Wheel." But if you weren't in on the secret before, consider this a very very pleasant surprise. It's emotivepowerpoppunk done perfectly; conjuring nostalgia, heartache and ultimately hope through their infectious feel good/feel bad melodies. I'd reference their influences, and I imagine they are probably influenced by some other bands that I never listened to and now I never have to because the Ambulars are so much better. They'll tear their knives through your teenage heart or at least remind you what that felt like.
Mike Bell & The Movies
Mike Bell & The Movies
Mike Bell & (and) the Movies is a power pop band from Philadelphia Pennsylvania. We sometimes get compared to other bands but make no mistake we are the real deal. Our band plays concerts in all different venues and we even tour across the country. We are all nice musicians and work hard to give you the music that you love.
Venue Information:
The Boot & Saddle
1131 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
http://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com