And the Kids w/ The Sun Parade and The Separators
A full night of indie rock ‘n’ pop!
March 7, 2015 · 8:00pm
It’s the debut CD release tour for And the Kids! They’ll be joined by The Sun Parade and Lancaster’s own The Separators.
And the Kids
And the Kids is made up of Hannah Mohan (lead vocals, electric ukulele and guitar), Rebecca Lasaponaro (vocals, drums, bells) and Megan Miller (vocals, synth, glockenspiel, woodblock). Playing what they call accessible unconscious existential indie glitter popsicle crisis music, they have been packing the sidewalks and clubs from Northampton to Boston to New York City with their fierce infectious harmonies, tight and unique grooves and songwriting that has the ability to reach down and tug at the truths of their generation and beyond. Hannah and Rebecca met in their grade 7 music class and have been collaborating ever since. Megan Miller met Hannah and Rebecca at the Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) in Goshen, MA at a women’s recording and sound engineering program and together the trio is on a mission to inspire the hearts of all living beings of light and laughter one stage at a time.
The Sun Parade
The Sun Parade works in the great American rock tradition, smuggling rogue love and existential urgency into the room on get-happy grooves. Their new EP Heart’s Out delivers on the promise of earlier songwriting with a catalog of love collisions; casual sandwich obsession; and Northern, psychedelic, basement guitar licks. Influences of Afro-pop, Elliott Smith, bluegrass brother harmonies, and four gents from Liverpool.
Based in Northampton MA since 2011, The Sun Parade has been steadily creating a buzz in New England and a grassroots following of fans across the country. In 2012 The Sun Parade released a full length LP “Yossis” and the single “Need You By My Side”, a regional hit voted the #1 song by WRSI 93.9 The River. In 2014, they released the joyful pop EP “Heart’s Out” and toured the road, including a host of shows with their pals Lake Street Dive. 2015 will find them continuing to spread the good music, touring the Northeast with their soul mates, the accessible unconscious existential indie glitter popsicle crisis band And The Kids, and hitting the recording studio to work on their next LP.
The Separators are an alternative rock band, bringing a progressive sound to classic rock style. Featuring brothers Alex Abel (Guitar), Matt Abel (Drums), and front man Colin Deery (Vocals, Bass), The Separators spent late nights and long weekends building a bandmate bond, while honing their distinct artistic style. With their debut, independent EP “Sixes & Sevens,” The Separators revealed an intriguing combination of original vocals, dynamic melodies, and a captivating beat. The Separators evolving sound keeps their fans eagerly listening for what’s next.