Show Date: November 26, 2016
Where: Handlebar, 158 Augusta Ave
Acts: OCEAN POTION, FrameUs, FORCES, LES NANANAS
This show was the first public live appearance of "Ocean Potion", a project centering around the creations from Mike O'Brien and Jason Haberman of Zeus. The synthed out psychedelia and laid back vocals made for a great listening experience.
FrameUs played their second gig ever and did a stellar job. Husband/wife team of Carlin and Krista Nicholson sang beautifully together. A mix of Everly Brothers harmonies mixed with a slight Johnny and June Cash vibe.
The night also included Lowells' new band called Les Nananas, who opened the night with some great, original rock and roll. From the sound of this set, their influences were somewhere in the zone of Surfer Rosa-era Pixies with startling vocals from Lowell, especially when she cranks up into her raspy, overdriven vocal.
FORCES once again hosted the show and had one of their tightest sets yet. Look for their first single to be released in the new year.
The bands all came together to do a cover set of songs which were all hits from 1991. Set included In Bloom, Alive, It Ain't Over Til It's Over, I Touch Myself, Wicked Game, Let's Give Em Something To Talk About, Only Shallow, and Groove Is In The Heart...
This show saw the integration of the first 50/50 charity draw. Money was raised for the Annex Cat Rescue with help from good friends, Kath Selnek and David Morton pitching in to get it done.
We hope to make this an "Illeagle Presents..." mainstay.
Click here to learn more about Annex Cat Rescue.