Indie Pop, Maximalist Rock, Reggae Rock, Alternative Rock
24 East King StLancaster,
February 4, 2017 · 8:00pm
Footwerk w/ Bencoolen
Footwerk. A Washington, D.C.-based 6-piece Pop outfit can only be described as a ‘blind date’ for first timers or a ‘booty call’ to an experienced audience member. Vocally led by a ‘friendzone’ power couple (Melisa & Kyle) on the frontline, the back line is an orgy musicians from diverse backgrounds named Teddi (keys) Eric (Percussion) Fern (Bass) Josh (Drums).
Crafting their sound by ‘Sleeping Around’ with Rock rhythms under soulful Rap and R&B vocals over dance beats with a splash of percussion. Footwerk’s unique style of ‘No Strings Attached’ fan interaction made their ‘One Night Stand’ live shows popular in their hometwon DMV music scene.
Unbelievably, A chance craigslist ad led to the formation of the independent group. Due to their immediate success they’ve decided to release their debut album this year, aptly titled ‘Casual Encounters’ and go out on a national tour of ‘One Night Stands’ in 2015. Here’s your chance to see for yourself, if there’s chemistry in person and have your own ‘Casual Encounter’ with Footwerk. (No Strings Attached)
Known for their live act, Bencoolen defines their sound as maximalist rock with soaring vocal lines, massive guitar tones, and swift saxophone solos. The band was credited as the best Washington DC college band of 2015, was featured in USA Today, closed an Arlington Virginia festival, and opened for Cold War Kids