BOOT & SADDLE

1131 S. Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Bacio (Record Release Show!)

Bacio (Record Release Show!)

It's A King Thing (Playing Hits from 1997), Joy Riding

Thu, July 9, 2015

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

The Boot & Saddle

Philadelphia, PA

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

Bacio
Bacio
Bacio (pronounced Bah-Chee-Oh) is the Italian word for 'kiss' and the name of a band from New Jersey which was formally known as Bacio de Imola. Imagine bike riding to your girlfriend's apartment for the last time before it gets too cold outside, or driving for days up and down the east coast on tour with four of your best friends. The perfect soundtrack would absolutely consist of Bacio. Having started out as just another creative exploration between two dudes now consists of five, who have played in other bands such as Cityscapes and Takehold.
It's A King Thing (Playing Hits from 1997)
It's A King Thing (Playing Hits from 1997)
It is a King Thing was not a band in 1997. Now in 2017, the band is a band and they can look back on the last ten years and say with certainty that 1997 was a year that they were not a band. Singer Brian Mietz recalls.

“We were not a band. I learned Algebra that year.”

With number theory mathematics under his belly, Mietz turned to the arts to feed his studies. He learned from the greats like Austin, Sting, Edge and Hart. His artistic core strengthening was suddenly shook in November of 1997 during a live show of the Survivor Series.

“The whole thing reeked. Everyone saw it. Hart didn’t tap out.”

With his heroes eviscerated, Mietz decided he would start a band in 2007.

Now at 10 years of age, It is a King Thing are returning as Hits a King Thing to play the hit songs of 1997. I smell candy and sex. The whole thing reeks.
Joy Riding
Joy Riding
Joe started writing a bunch of songs. He asked Scott to play drums on them. Scott said "okay." Then nothing happened for probably a year and a half, but they sure talked about it a whole bunch. Then Joe and Scott finally got their act together and asked Kerry and John to be in the band, too. Kerry and John also said "okay." The four of them started writing songs together in December 2012 and continue to do so to this day. Joe used to be in Makeout Party and The Beatles. Scott used to be in Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start, Decathlete, and The Beatles. John used to be in Up Up Down Down and The Beatles, and is currently in It's a King Thing. Kerry used to be in Futureman, The Not Fur Longs, and The Beatles. Everyone lives in or close to Philadelphia, PA. "You're So Smart," the group's most recent LP, was released on Black Rd Records in June 2017
Venue Information:
The Boot & Saddle
1131 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
http://www.bootandsaddlephilly.com