Tagged: Open Bar


Open Bar: Nu Sensae

Nu Sensae were in town from Vancouver, and though an Open Bar performance at Heathers seemed like a fantastic idea at the time, we failed to remember that they are one of the loudest bands … read more »

POSTED October 11, 2012 10:19AM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: , ,

Open Bar: MNDR

MNDR‘s Amanda Warner created a gentle ruckus during her dimly-lit Open Bar session at Heathers. Wearing DIY-ed, sticker-covered sunglasses that were difficult to see through, she accidentally broke a couple of glasses behind the bar … read more »

POSTED August 13, 2012 11:00AM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: , , ,

Open Bar: Family Band

At the tail-end of a summer downpour last week, we met up with Jonny Ollsin and Kim Krans, the husband and wife duo behind Family Band, for an Open Bar session at Union Pool in … read more »

POSTED August 6, 2012 10:45AM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: , , ,

Open Bar: Micachu & The Shapes

It’s been a while since we last hung with Micachu & The Shapes, but when they showed up to play for us at Heathers Bar a few weeks ago, we were glad to see that … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2012 12:00PM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: ,

Open Bar: Michael Chapman

Michael Chapman, the 71-year-old British guitarist and singer/songwriter, released four seminal folk albums on Harvest in the late-’60s and early-’70s, and has kept up making raw, experimental guitar music ever since. Light in the Attic … read more »

POSTED July 5, 2012 12:45PM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: ,

Open Bar: Lower Dens

Baltimore’s Lower Dens can set up and take down their equipment very efficiently, and probably anywhere. After years of touring, Jana Hunter and bassist Geoff Graham have also realized a pretty high level of vocal … read more »

POSTED May 7, 2012 1:00PM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: , , ,

Open Bar: Mike Wexler

We couldn’t have dreamed up a better audio/visual pairing for this Open Bar session at Veronica Peoples Club. Brooklyn’s own Mike Wexler sang us some soft and delicate slow-burners while Dogtown and Z Boys played … read more »

POSTED March 2, 2012 3:45PM IN OPEN BAR TAGS: , ,

Open Bar: Blouse

Heartfelt Portland new-wavers Blouse played dark synths and primordial bass during their recent Open Bar session at Veronica Peoples Club. Check out their slow and sinister version of “They Always Fly Away” from their self-titled … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 12:15PM IN OPEN BAR Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Open Bar: Steve Gunn

Steve Gunn is really good at guitar. We were first turned onto him this summer by a friend (NPR) and were stoked to have him over to Heathers for an Open Bar session. His LP … read more »

POSTED February 10, 2012 1:15PM IN OPEN BAR Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Open Bar: Cloud Nothings

We shot Cloud Nothings’ second Open Bar session at Veronica Peoples Club on a 50-degree day in the middle of this unseasonably warm winter. It’s been more than a year since principle songwriter Dylan Baldi … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2012 12:00PM IN OPEN BAR Comments (2) TAGS: , ,