Bit Brigade – Tickets – Beat Kitchen – Chicago, IL – March 17th, 2017

Bit Brigade

Kickstand Productions Presents!

Bit Brigade

Paper Mice, Space Blood, Rented Rooms

Fri, March 17, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

Bit Brigade
Bit Brigade
"When was the last time you attended a live music performance with a genuine element of risk involved? And no, going to a Gwar show with a white t-shirt on doesn't count. When Bit Brigade takes the stage your mind will frantically oscillate between "Oh! Agh!! Please don't die!!" and "YES! He's doing it!!" Combining the dread and daring of a live video game speed run with the spot-on technique of a live band covering the musical accompaniment to everything you're seeing on-screen in real time, Bit Brigade will have you swinging between the two mediums. From thrashing about to live renditions of your favorite stage themes, fingers yearning to the sky in a rock 'n roll parody of sea anemones seeming to silently plead, "Please, feed us more fretboard pyrotechnics!," to being locked in stock-still rapture as the infallible maestro of the d-pad, Noah McCarthy, takes on the final boss and risks his video game life under the threat of intense peer scorn (or the reward of night-long glory and a credits score). No matter the outcome, Bit Brigade must play on until the deed is done - which it always is - on the first (and last) try. Once Noah's NES buzzes on, there's no turning back." - Metalhead Mike of The Shizz
Paper Mice
Paper Mice
Paper Mice is a three-piece whirligig from Chicago that blends a freakish range of influences into miniature, prog-punk puzzles. The band is a fixture in Chicago's tight-knit DIY community, performing their high-wire "stop-start mess of rhythmic tics and awkward face plants" for dance-soaked warehouse hounds throughout the Midwest and East Coast since 2007. Their first album, "Paint it Pink," featured sixteen short, spastic songs about bizarre news stories, botched surgeries, and hirsute politicians. The follow-up, "The Funny Papers, continues the band's jagged jaunt through the world of current events with eleven tracks about canine heroes, fast-food meltdowns, and Dolly Parton. The album was completed over three days in an elementary school gymnasium-turned giant, temporary recording studio. The comic artist, Paul Hornschemeier, designed and illustrated the album's artwork. Two of the band members are music teachers, devoted to spreading their love of musical fun and mayhem to America's youth. They love animals.
Space Blood
Space Blood
A 2 piece theatrical, instrumental math rock band from Chicago with comparisons to Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job & Don Caballero.
Rented Rooms
Space Rock | Indie Rock | Shoegaze | Midwest Rock ft. members of Bear Claw & The Life & Times
Venue Information:
Beat Kitchen
2100 West Belmont Avenue
Chicago, IL, 60618
http://www.beatkitchen.com/

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