Music Farm Presents
Ponderosa, Those Lavender Whales
32 Ann St.
Charleston, SC, 29403
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is all ages
The music recorded by Ernest Greene as Washed Out has been nothing if not dreamy, but for his second full-length, he's taken the idea of letting your mind wander to another state a huge leap further. On Paracosm, out Aug. 13 on Sub Pop, the Georgia-based musician explores the album's namesake phenomenon, where people create detailed imaginary worlds. The concept has been used to describe fantasy lands like Tolkien's Middle Earth and C.S. Lewis' Narnia, and it's at the heart of the 2004 documentary In The Realms Of The Unreal about outsider artist Henry Darger.
"Ponderosa naturally carries the type of swagger that most bands spend years rehearsing. Their catalog of campfire songs, southern rock anthems, and drunken, two-step shuffles has won the admiration of listeners—and the envy of musicians—throughout the Southeast Region. Featuring former members of The Butch Walker Band, Sovus Radio and Variac, Ponderosa's rhythm section has the chops to craft timeless, impeccable songs. Singer Kalen Nash's voice has often been described as "golden," though this gold is equal parts honey and whiskey. The group's three-part harmonies, jaw-dropping performances, and rock-and-roll lifestyle make them truly peerless, which is why Ponderosa is already a favorite among industry professionals.."
Those Lavender Whales
Pop/folk/indie rock from Columbia, SC via Fork & Spoon Records.
"We have fun playing songs and really hope that you have fun listening to them."