Accidents, Better Homes, Pressive
227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA, 22180
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
Wandering Lies is a female-fronted rock band based out of the Washington, DC Metro area. By combining their do-it-yourself work ethic, and unwavering dedication with a signature sound, singer Angie Pepa, rhythm guitarist Noli Conty, lead guitarist David Chaletzky, bassist Myk Menez, and Drummer Jason Brooks are paving their own road to success.
Their debut 5 song EP was recorded at the legendary Bias Studios (Dave Mathews Band, Chuck Brown, Mary Chapin Carpenter, The O'Jays) in Springfield, VA, produced by Ken Barnum (33 West, Ballyhoo, The Pie Tasters), and mastered by Brian Lucey (The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, Ringo Starr, The Arctic Monkeys, Marilyn Manson).
Wandering Lies has been featured in Northern Virginia Magazine, Artists Reach, and Sea of Tranquility.
"The glory days of female-fronted Grunge and today’s more appealing Alternative/Rock efforts has made an epic crossbreed under a group collective called Wandering Lies. This band brings all the goods: exceptional songwriting structures, non-repetitive vocal rasps and lyrical outbursts, grungy and crunchy guitar riffs and Amp EQs, and apresence and sound that is the farthest thing from a letdown. If they stick to this signature sound, then they have no worries in the least. Because a band with a sound like Wandering Lies is a rare find, and a real gem of a discovery; and I can’t stress that enough." --- Justyn Brodsky, Artist Reach
There's a rare but rewarding treat for music scribes: Very occasionally we'll witness a garage band that actually grows into a remarkably mature act with a dedicated following and the potential to move into the big leagues. From the beginning Wandering Lies has worked relentlessly to perfect their craft – rethinking and reworking and refining their all-original tracks, yet never losing the passion and the raw emotion that was their genesis. The result is an act that must surely be on the brink of considerable commercial success. The style is a grungy, female-fronted, alternative rock. There's an organic 2-guitar / bass / percussion lineup with no keys and, mercifully, no electronica. At the heart of the music is front-woman and occasional third guitarist Angie, whose heart is unashamedly exposed on her sleeve and whose raw expressive delivery defines every track. Key to the instrumentation is a drum-tight rhythm section, offset with pleasing solos and fluid guitar work. It's a timeless classic sound yet Wandering Lies manages to keep it relevant to the modern era. The garage band has emerged from its chrysalis. The songwriting is solid, the EP is professionally engineered, the band's stage performances are impressive, and the sum of the parts is a rewarding listen that will please discerning music fans. Don't be surprised if you see Wandering Lies in a stadium near you sooner than later. -- Duncan Glenday, Sea of Tranquility
Described as "frantic, gutsy, energetic, grungy, no-bullshit punk rock", Accidents are not an act for the weary. They started partying in May of 2010, and haven't even remotely slowed down. From melodic pop punk tunes to grunge anthems, Accidents reflect a variety of musical influences in their songs. Having developed a loyal fan base in the DC area, Accidents like to use their popularity for a good cause, as Cher Horawitz would put it; organizing shows for charities such as City Year, The Paw Project, and Pink Jams to name a few. The band's hard work has earned them headlining slots in the area's top venues, such as 9:30 Club, Rock and Roll Hotel, The State Theater, Empire and Jammin Java, as long as supporting major touring acts such as Andrew WK, The Misfits, DRI, and Emery. You should totally come check out a show, grab a beer or five, and jump in the pit. Accidents like to party.
Well, this is what happens when you lock a bunch of talented people in a room for a month. BETTER HOMES is out to grab you by the ear and shout "YOU CAN'T HOLD US BACK!". Combining many musical elements into one well-oiled machine, BETTER HOMES produces tones like (but is DEFINITELY not limited to) Mayday Parade, song construction that of Fall Out Boy, and vocal styles ranging from jazzy pizzazz, to heart wrenching melody, to ear-punching punk rock raspy yells. We are out to set the world on fire with our spark of love and insanity. People have been supporting us non-stop since the beginning and we thank you current fans, past fans (hopefully not), and FUTURE FANS! AW YEUH! Help keep our spirits high by shooting us a message here, or just liking a status. Go follow us on Twitter an...um...whatever you do for Instagram. We are constantly working hard to keep you guys satisfied with the best songs we can provide for you all and we hope to see your beautiful faces at some of our shows (hopefully not our doorstep but I don't know, maybe we won't care, maybe we will have a beer with ya and talk about pizza and cartoons and stuff). Keep up with the love and we will, as well as, also, LOVE THE CRAP OUT OF YOU BACK.
Hugs & High Fives,
Pressive is a very well known Alternative Rock band from Guadalajara/Jalisco characterized for its genuine and addictive sound; the use of Synthesizers and aggressive guitar riffs, combined with the contrast of clean and screamed melodies are the keys to defining the band´s sound.
Often described as a “must see live show” Pressive captivates the audience’s minds and keeps them on edge with an energetic, powerful and dramatic performance.
“Independent Work” is and will continue to be the defining mentality behind the band’s success, and the reason they have accomplished to consolidate a strong image, here are some milestones Pressive has achieved in the last couple of years:
Hell & Heaven Metal Fest 2014,2015 (Headlining the alternative stage with artists such as Thell Barrio, P.O.D., here Comes The Kraken and Suicidal Tendencies).
Vive Latino 2016 (Biggest and most important music festival of Latin America).
Empire Music Festival 2016 (Molotov, Café Tacvba, Incubus, Skrillex and many more).
Manzanillo Live 2017 (As headliners with historic Mexican rock bands such as El Tri and Caifanes).
The band has toured extensively in Mexico, Europe and South America and headlined an important amount of smaller festivals, they have also been support in the past opening acts for international and national bands in a number of occasions: Limp Bizkit, Black Veil Brides, Misfits, As Blood Runs Black, Fear Factory, Dark Lunacy, Brujeria, Sepultura, Angra and P.O.D. just to name a few. They have also collaborated with a number of internationally renowned artists such as Andres Gimenez (Argentina) and Elizabeth Grace (USA).
2017 is by far the most challenging year Pressive has ever had, as the releases and impact among fans and the media grow, and the band starts to attract worldwide recognition, the band prepares for new releases and the longest tour yet.
Band members: Carlos Trujillo (Bass and Synths) Josue Alejandre Marquez (vocals and Guitar) Andres Prats (Drums) Lorenzo Prats (Guitar).
Advance GA $12 | Day of GA $15 | Premier Plus $20
• Full dinner and drink menu available
• The Premier Plus section is a raised area with great views and reserved seats and tables. There is a dedicated server for faster service