8pm – The Fox Sisters
The Fox Sisters are a seven-piece rock & roll party outfit from Rochester NY, playing upbeat original numbers, heavily influenced by 60’s R&B.
10pm – Five Head
A 5Head show feels like an illegal party. Not the kind where the cops come because it’s too loud, but the kind that the government might try to ban because it’s too much fun. With seemingly boundless energy, they dish out fiercely solid rhythm section grooves underneath traditionally catchy ska guitar stabs, all while sometimes sweet and sometimes red hot horn harmonies duke it out with front man Rob Reed’s freight train inspired vocals.
5Head fuses elements of 1st and 2nd wave ska with soul and swing to create an upbeat energetic sound that is catchy and feverishly danceable.
From a songwriting perspective, what makes 5Head stand out among the legions of other ska bands is simple: hook. That thing that catches your ear and makes something new seem familiar. From the bass lines to the chord progression, from the vocal melody to the horns lines, hook is king.
5Head has regularly shared stages with ska heavyweights Bim Skala Bim, The Toasters, and The Pietasters.
Event Date: May 29, 2015
Show time: 8pm
Ticket Price: $8 over/ $10 under