Warm Ones

Warm Ones

The Sleepwalkers, Mooner

Thu, June 5, 2014

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL

$8.00

Tickets Available at the Door

Warm Ones
Warm Ones
Warm Ones is the brevity that speaks in perfect harmony. Equal parts after-school special, adult film and Polish-style buffet, the Chicago four-piece has been playing violently catchy pop since 2004. Setting the table is drummer Jon Adler and bassist Mike Metz – a take-no-prisoners rhythm section that knows where to put the dessert fork. Guitarist Mike Wszolek specializes in gravy and singer Tony Sackett opens the wine, chugs along on guitar, and gets first dibs on the potato pierogi. Sackett croons, screams and generally hams it up on rapid fire pop songs that are fun, catchy and over with. So, you bring the latkes and they’ll bring the applesauce. Warm Ones are comfort food that won’t go to your ass.
The Sleepwalkers
The Sleepwalkers
“Old-fashioned rock ‘n roll (think 90′s alt-meets-Elvis Costello)…the songs were ramshackle instead of refined. Let me repeat this, to be clear, rock ‘n roll is not dead.” Playground Misnomer, NYE 2011 review

“…instantly alt-country class, yet enticingly on the pulse of us contemporary Midwesterners. Imagine Limbeck on an all night sugar bender, making some rash decisions with Paul Westersberg’s estranged cousin.” Easy Tiger Interviewer, Spring 2011

“We don’t get a lot of hooky power-pop in these parts, and that’s where Olvera comes in. Here’s a guy who knows how to package his disappointments and discouragements in big, catchy Fountains of Wayne-sy melodies, a boot-stomp or two of honkey tonk, even an unabashed power ballad….” Rocksposure.com, Milwaukee, WI January 2011
Mooner
Mooner
Mooner plays power-pop for the 21st century. Melding their signature double lead-guitar attack with deceptively simple pop songwriting that pays homage to Elvis Costello, Big Star and Warren Zevon, Mooner has become a favorite in the Chicago rock community since forming in 2011. Despite an undeniably huge sound--engineer Mike Hagler (Wilco, Neko Case) records the band live in a converted warehouse--they tear with punk-rock economy through nimble arrangements, which turn on a dime from towering solos to candy-sweet Thin Lizzy guitarmonies to moments of swirling noise.

On October 9th, 2015, Mooner release their debut album, Masterpiece on Aerial Ballet Records.

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Venue Information:
The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642
http://www.hideoutchicago.com