Fancy Trash and Robin Lane with The Grip Weeds
The Divine Theater at Gateway City Arts (92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA 02140, Holyoke MA)
The Divine Theater @ Gateway City Arts is set to host an extraordinary evening of indie folk music, featuring performances by Fancy Trash, Robin Lane, and The Grip Weeds. The concert is scheduled for Friday, July 14th, with doors opening at 7pm and the show commencing at 8pm.
Fancy Trash, a prominent indie folk band with roots in Northampton, Massachusetts, will take the stage as the headlining act. Led by singer and songwriter Dave Houghton, Fancy Trash has gained recognition for their soulful vocals, expressive guitar work, and a unique fusion of folk and indie rock influences. With over two decades of captivating performances, the band has garnered critical acclaim and cultivated a dedicated fanbase. Noteworthy collaborations include sharing the stage with esteemed acts such as The Jayhawks, Deer Tick, and DeVotchKa.
Robin Lane, a highly respected figure in the music industry, will also grace the concert. Renowned for her previous band Robin Lane and The Chartbusters, Lane's contribution to Americana music has been praised for its captivating storytelling. With the recent release of her album "Dirt Road to Heaven" on Red on Red Records, Lane brings forth a multifaceted blend of genres that showcase her extensive musical background. Her career encompasses collaborations with members of Crazy Horse and a memorable duet with Neil Young on "Round and Round (It Won't Be Long)" from his 1969 album "Everybody Knows This is Nowhere." Lane's performance promises to be a compelling experience for music enthusiasts.
Adding to the diverse lineup is The Grip Weeds, a band known for their eclectic sound that transcends categorization. While frequently associated with the "Power Pop" label, The Grip Weeds venture into various styles, including psychedelic and garage rock, folk-based ballads, and thought-provoking social commentary. Their versatility has earned them recognition, with songs topping the Little Steven's Underground Garage "Coolest Song in the World" list and appearances in television and film projects. The Grip Weeds' reputation as an outstanding live band has taken them to renowned venues and festivals across the United States and internationally.