The Rocketboys + The Whistles & The Bells

Lost Lake Presents

The Rocketboys + The Whistles & The Bells

Poet's Row

Wednesday, 8/9

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10.00 - $12.00

This event is 18 and over

All sales are final. Review your order carefully, there are no refunds for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable. No tickets are mailed to you, your name will be on the will call list night of show. Night of show (1) bring a valid government issued ID and (2) print your confirmation e-mail and bring with you night of show.

The Rocketboys
Mainstays of the Austin, Texas music scene for nearly a decade, anthemic indie rock band The Rocketboys have steadily built a loyal following with the release of two LPs, a handful of EPs, and by performing hundreds of live shows. Their dynamic, expansive songs often outsize the clubs in which they're performed and garnered The New York Times apt description, "... sounds like an amped up Death Cab for Cutie with Coldplay-style melodies.”

Throughout The Rocketboys' career many films, commercials, and TV shows (most notably Glee, Private Practice, and One Tree Hill) have harnessed The Rocketboys' thematic energy and offered exposure to new audiences. Tours opening for bands such as Twenty-One Pilots, The Mowgli's, and Relient K have significantly elevated the band's national profile. The last year brought many career-defining moments including working with Grammy-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli, cracking the worldwide iTunes charts with single "Viva Voce," and two tours both opening for and backing Thrice-frontman Dustin Kensrue.

Their music has always provided a snapshot of the conflicts and hopes of its members - finding one's voice, brotherhood, faith, death, and the relationship between artist and audience. The musical accompaniment to this journey features "lush, layered soundscapes" (AbsolutePunk) and "gray-hued swells of chorused guitar and minor-key piano processionals" (The A.V. Club).

Finishing touches are now being placed on The Rocketboys' third full-length album which will be released in 2017.

The Rocketboys are Brandon Kinder, Justin Wiseman, Josh Campbell and Lang Freeman.

QUOTES

"Sounds like an amped up Death Cab for Cutie with strong Coldplay-style melodies"
-NEW YORK TIMES

"When it comes to song writing, the line between 'earnest' and 'overly-earnest' could not be any finer, or risky. In their latest album 20,000 Ghosts, The Rocketboys always stay just on the right side of said line, creating rich anthems that are as infectious as they are sincere."
-PASTE MAGAZINE

"The Rocketboys have a sound as expansive as the open road and lyrics deep as a Southwest sunrise. Lofty melodies encircle broad indie rock compositions on The Rocketboys' debut album, 20,000 Ghosts."

-CHICAGOIST

"The band's got some legs to stand on -- Impressive harmonies and melodies, and, overall, quite the pleasing, heartfelt indie rock sound."
-DALLAS OBSERVER

"[20,00 Ghosts] is fresh with rich textures, like the lead guitar on “Rare Triumphs of Love and Fortune” or the underlying drumbeats of “I Saw a Stone.” With his alto range, approaching falsetto at times, singer Brandon Kinder creates an ethereal, almost spiritual, tone."
-TEXAS MUSIC MAGAZINE

"...tight, epic, densely layered sound..."
-MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL

"Building gray-hued swells of chorused guitar and minor-key piano processionals, the Rocketboys may have a sound as wide as the West Texas skies, but they’re decidedly overcast with clouds that perpetually threaten rain."
-THE ONION, AUSTIN

"The Rocketboys' sound is rife with shimmering ambience, reverberating piano, pinging guitars and lead singer Brandon Kinder's smooth yet soaring vocals, bringing a sound resembling other bittersweet and earnest acts such as Keane."
-THE OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

"The Rocketboys showed a mastery of mood and subtlety. Amplifying a sound made familiar to Texas music fans by bands such as Cue and Explosions in the Sky, the six-member group adorns singer Brandon Kinder's soaring melodies with clear, ringing guitars and full-bodied keyboard arrangements, hard-driving drumlines and well-practiced transitions between calm and controlled chaos."
-THE AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN
The Whistles & The Bells
Poet's Row
Poet's Row
Venue Information:
Lost Lake
3602 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO, 80206
http://lost-lake.com/