Deep Ellum Art Company Presents:
[ live music / art gallery & yard / food trucks ]
Backup Planet (11:30pm)
[ experimental funk-rock ]
Rock ‘n’ roll epitomizes escapism in its purest form.
It’s not just artistic anesthetization either, but rather a galvanizing force that inspires us to keep pushing through life’s trials and tribulations. That’s why we still listen to Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, Rush, and countless others all these years later. It’s the same reason audiences will be talking about Backup Planet’s second full-length album, Reactions, for a long time to come. The Nashville, TN quartet—Ben Cooper [keys, vocals], Chris Potocik [drums, vocals], Gavin Donati [guitar, vocals], and Blake Gallant [bass, vocals]—write arena-size anthems echoing with progressive intricacy, funk swagger, and even a little metallic edge. Giving listeners an inspiring and invigorating aural haven, their moniker couldn’t be more apropos…
+ Cream Cheese Accident (9pm)
[ The String Cheese Incident Tribute Band ]
Based out of Austin, Tx, Cream Cheese Accident is a celebration of the music of String Cheese Incident. The members, all involved in the local Austin jam scene, are all long time fans of SCI and love the fun and feel good vibe of the band.