PLEASE NOTE: this show has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Ticket buyers will be provided with further info by email.
Living on four continents in five years, Brett Newski has existed on the fringe of society and avoided the “American Dream” at all costs. His story is no fairy tale. He didn’t get signed to a big label early in his career. He was not endorsed by cool guitar companies or big-time management. At age 25, he took matters into his own hands by quitting all of his part-time jobs and becoming a full-time nomad, posting up in the nooks and crannies of earth and sub-letting rooms in Vietnam, South Africa, Germany and Wisconsin to write songs and recharge between tours.
Newski’s sophomore LP “Land, Air, Sea, Garage” was recorded at a surf camp in the Sri Lankan jungle, and at home in Wisconsin. The album is about diving into the world with no safety net and landing on your feet. It’s a smart indie rock n’ roll record with tongue-in-cheek moments that show parallels to Violent Femmes, Jonathan Richman, Mountain Goats, early Weezer, Frank Turner, & Elliott Smith.
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Support: Bony Macaroni
Bony Macaroni, a.k.a. Stefan Bonestroo (ex-frontman The Press and the President) makes emo songs for the fans of The Weakerthans and Modern Baseball. He already played with David Benjamin and Anne Soldier, and now he will play in kind of an sweet acoustic setting for you.