Passafire, Bumpin’ Uglies, Perfect By Tomorrow

Passafire

Bumpin’ Uglies

Perfect By Tomorrow

Sun, June 4, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$12.00 - $14.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

Passafire
Passafire
On Passafire’s sixth studio release, Longshot, the Savannah, GA based rock outfit gives a testimony to following dreams, inspired by people, places, and experiences Passafire has shared since forming as a band. The group’s four members continue chasing their passion despite being told many times that “Making it as a musician is a long-shot,” a piece of advice that inspired this album and its title. Longshot takes its listeners through a full spectrum of emotions, telling stories of heartbreak, new beginnings, overcoming personal struggles, finding truths, discovering new places, and getting older, all weaved into Passafire’s genre-defying mix of reggae, hard rock, hip hop, and anything else that turns the group on musically.

Passafire was formed in Savannah, GA, in 2003 by Ted Bowne and Nick Kubley, and have built a strong reputation within the U.S. reggae scene through relentless touring with fellow band members Mike DeGuzman and Will Kubley. Bowne doesn’t mind the grueling schedule and adds, “Touring is the best way to keep the buzz about the band going. What keeps it fun and exciting is the people we meet and places we get to see. We are in a new city every day so there’s always something to go see or do.” They continue to be a larger part of the U.S. reggae scene, even though musically they are often far apart from many of their peers in the genre, with a growing emphasis on alternative and progressive rock elements within their songs.
Bumpin’ Uglies
Bumpin’ Uglies
Bumpin’ Uglies was formed by lead singer/guitarist/song-writer Brandon Hardesty in 2008, when he set out to create a sound and an approach that was unique and immediately identifiable. It’s the same thing every artist says that they want when they form their band, but Bumpin’ Uglies are the rare act that does stand out in every way, making them utterly memorable to everyone the come across. They incorporate many styles into their music, with a major emphasis on ska, reggae and punk. But they don’t really care what bucket you want to put them in, either you love ‘em or you don’t—it’s your choice to join the party or sit outside instead; and It’s always more fun in the party.
Perfect By Tomorrow
Perfect By Tomorrow
Four young jets from the small town of Stanwood, WA. put together a diverse mix of genres and talent that gives you 'Perfect By Tomorrow'. Throughout high school, the band became popular among students and performed at school events and house parties. With a positive message, PBT wants to spread their music in hope of inspiring other young musicians to love live music and live a positive life. In 2013 they linked up
with So-Cal band 'Stick Figure' and Georgia natives 'Passafire' and performed in Seattle on their Summer HotBox Tour. This was the band's first big show.

Since then, the band has sustained a fan base in Washington State and has released their first 8 - track, self-titled album on May 8th 2015. They find influences through bands like Sublime, Soundgarden, Nirvana, The Expendables, and Seedless. With a new album expected to come out the summer of 2016, it will be featuring a single track with Casey Sullivan of the band Seedless on the vocals. In the effort of making themselves known within the local scene they are relentlessly playing live shows and connecting with their fans, also catching some radio air time on 1150 KKNW & 89.3 KUGS (Western Washington University).
Venue Information:
The Shakedown
1212 N. State St
Bellingham, WA, 98225
http://shakedownbellingham.com/