Men and Whales, Owel
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
Doors 6:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Jounce is an East to West Coast band centered in Brooklyn, NY. An ever evolving post punk and 90′s rock hybrid. A product of a well defined generation only re-imagined. Nearly impossible to describe but easily digested.
Consisting of Dan Tamberelli on bass/vocals (who some of you may know from one of your favorite childhood shows), Matt DeSteno on guitar and Tim Kuhl on drums, the band is a mainstay at bars, clubs, music halls, colleges and festivals, consistently building buzz and refining their presence in both the live and studio settings.
We like to think Pete Wrigley would dig the Jounce.
Men and Whales
Men and Whales formed in 2008, under the direction of singer-songwriter Tom Murphy (rhythm guitar, vocals) and fellow musicians Brent Lazo (lead guitar) and Clint Paul (bass). That same year the band released their home-made debut 'Farewell to the Fire' and began performing live with newest member Garrett Finely on drums. The following summer, the new four-piece released the Long Story Short EP and continued honing their skills in clubs throughout NYC.
In 2010, the band released their second full-length album, 'When the Days Blend', followed by a mini-tour through California culminating in a performance at the Whisky a Go-Go in Los Angeles. In May of 2011 the band successfully completed their first residency at the popular NYC venue Fontana's, highlighted by a memorable live performance of the Beatles’ legendary album 'Abbey Road.' The following October they performed at CMJ, New York City's largest and longest running music industry showcase.
In 2012 the band mutually parted ways with Garrett Finely and handed off the drumsticks to Mark Seman. In the spring of that year they completed their second successful residency, this time at Arlene's Grocery in NYC and in November released their third full length album, 'The Years Are Gone'. Recorded in Williamsburg and produced by Andy Baldwin, 'The Years Are Gone' proved to be the bands strongest effort to date. Current singles from the album include 'I Always Knew', 'Arabella', and 'Everything We Give'. Men and Whales is currently booking dates throughout 2013 in support of 'The Years Are Gone'.
A quintet from new york and new jersey.
RSVP Closed, $5 at Doors