Sunday, February 18, 2018

Twin Peaks & the One-Man-Jam Band Highlight Month of Rock at White Eagle Hall

Kick-ass indie rock and one of the leading contemporary singer songwriters top the Feb/March shows  the newest old concert venue in the New Jersey/New York area, the restored White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. With a lineup guaranteed to take the chill out of winter, White Eagle is featuring an eclectic mix of concerts – and many are exclusive New Jersey/New York metro-area gigs for acts currently touring. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

Feb 23/Friday
Twin Peaks (openers The Districts, Trü)
Twin Peaks (photo Daniel Topete)
Twin Peaks (the band, not the revived David Lynch TV series) came out of Chicago’s famed DIY alt-rock scene. Known for its mix of garage rock and power pop, the band met in high school, formed in 2010 and have been winning fans worldwide, including high profile gigs at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, SXSW and the Reading & Leeds Festivals. Rolling Stone: “the spunk quartet pull off-Exile-era Stones strut and Velvet Underground guitar poesy with sophistication that's beyond their years.” Sharing the bill with Twin Peaks are The Districts, who hail from Pennsylvania – its Popular Manipulations, released last year, NPR said: “is a powerful and punchy set of songs by a group of men whose talent has finally caught up to its ambition” – and Montclair, N.J. own Trü. (This show is sold out)

March 1/Thursday
Keller Williams
Keller Williams (Emily Butler)
The one-man jam band known for his uniquely riveting live performances, multi-instrumentalist Keller Williams songs combine  elements of bluegrass, jazz, alternative rock, electronica, funk and reggae. He  uses his  Gibson Echoplex Digital Pro looping unit and customized guitars to create multiple, musical layers. Every Keller Williams concert is one of a kind! Allmusic declares: “Endlessly creative, innovative, and fun, Williams is a fascinating artist, and his somewhat wacky take on the world and his amazing and eccentric guitar talents make him a refreshing performer.” Opener – The Bitter Chills is a New Jersey band who just released their first album, Birth of the Cold.

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