Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge
Fort Worth, TX

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The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge
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Phone: 8179260968
1311 Lipscomb St.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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SUN OCT 13 @ THE LIVE OAK DOORS: 8:00 / SHOW: 9:00 / ALL AGES ADVANCE: $10/ DAY OF: $14 / TICKETS on sale FRI JUL 26 LITTLE GREEN CARS Few of us make much out of the endless weekend hours we spend together when we’re young. Draping ourselves throughout our friends’ houses and airing out the angst and dreams and heartbreaks that will shape us before they fade away with time, we may make mixtapes, or weave friendship bracelets, or simply craft inside jokes and rosy memories to cherish in years down the line. But for Dublin folk rock quintet Little Green Cars, those Sunday afternoons may have built the most important adventure they’ll ever take. The band – now a quintet of 20-year-olds with a habit of waxing deadly serious about their ever-expanding ambitions – convened in 2008 in a bungalow in Stevie Appleby’s parents’ backyard for as ordinary a reason as any: as the frontman admits sheepishly, they wanted to win a battle of the bands competition. With guitarist Adam O’Regan and bassist Donagh O’Leary friends since primary school, and the rest having met in secondary, the five rehearsed for the gig, at which they promptly lost out to another local band. The defeat, however, was surprisingly fuel enough. It inspired them to work harder, to work through their remaining two years of school, during which they produced a massive catalog of demo recordings, blending acoustic and electronic, classical and punk, djembe drums and synth strings. Then, in 2010, not long before graduation, then-rising manager Daniel Ryan found them at one of their sparse live gigs. With just one client already under his wing, he approached the quintet with a terrifying yet exhilarating ultimatum: Do you want to go to university, or do you want to really be in a band? “That was the first time we considered looking that far ahead,” says guitarist/vocalist/primary songwriter Faye O’Rourke. “We were trying to avoid thinking about the future because of the prospect of college, but…” The choice became obvious. “Stevie
Ticket Price: $10 - $14
Door Time:8:00 PM
Show Time:9:00 PM
Ages:All Ages
Website:http://spune.com/show/little-green-cars/

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