Filligar is a touring indie rock quartet hailed as “one of the best young bands in America.” The lineup – three Mathias brothers and Casey Gibson – remains unchanged since the band’s early days recording and performing as teenagers in Chicago. Live performance is the band’s lifeblood. They’ve been named one of music’s “Next Big Things” by SPIN Magazine and listed along with Wilco, Delta Spirit, and Heartless Bastards “One of America’s Top 8 Live Acts” (Boston’s RSL music blog). The U.S. Department of State recently honored Filligar with an appointment as cultural ambassadors representing American arts and values, and this summer the band will travel on a diplomatic trip to Eastern Europe for performances and outreach programs.

Filligar has produced a prolific catalog of original music, called “a breath of fresh air” by the powerhouse Consequence of Sound” and recognized by the American Society of Composers, Authors, & Publishers (ASCAP) as “of prestige value.” Their latest release The Nerve was nominated for a 2012 Independent Music Award for Best Rock Album.

They have a new LP to be released in the coming months.

Mikaela Davis

Mikaela Davis is a harpist/singer-songwriter from Rochester, New Yorkwho burst onto the scene following her amazing YouTube covers of Sufjan Stevens' Casimir Pulaski Day, which has received over 130,000 hits, and Elliott Smith’s Twilight, which has received close to 75,000 hits. Since releasing her latest EP Fortune Teller in January of this year, Mikaela has showcased at SXSW and toured the East Coast and Midwest with bandmates Alex Coté (drums and percussion) and Cian McCarthy (guitar, sitar, and keys). Refinery 29 describes Mikaela's style as “virtuosic playing with singer-songwriter chops.” Her musical inspirations range from psychedelic rock to classical and jazz and, to date, she has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Indie Rock artists My Brightest Diamond,Jukebox the Ghost, Filligar, and Indians.

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Filligar with Mikaela Davis

Thursday, August 1 · Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM at The Evening Muse