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The Masquerade Presents

A Lot Like Birds

HRVRD | Night Verses | My Iron Lung


6:00 PM | $10.00 ADV | All Ages


A Lot Like Birds

A Lot Like Birds is a post-hardcore band from Sacramento, CA, known for their tendency to flawlessly blend a wide array of genres; from ambient soundscapes to aggressive punk-fueled anthems to unpredictable prog-rock freakouts.

The band was initially the brainchild of guitarist Michael Franzino. Franzino invited a couple Sacramento-based musicians and friends to perform with him, the result being Plan B, the band’s debut album. After solidifying a consistent lineup, the band started to pick up buzz in the Sacramento scene, with their dynamic and energetic live shows getting rave reviews.

In early 2011, the band announced that Kurt Travis (formally of Dance Gavin Dance)…


“Live music has so much potential for greatness,” expresses HRVRD vocalist Jesse Clasen. “To me, a studio recording is a snapshot of where a song is at that moment, and it should always continue to evolve and take on new perspectives. Live performances are opportunities to share something unique and beautiful with your audience…I’ve always admired the artists that let their songs blossom into something new and exciting even after they’ve been recorded.”

And while HRVRD’s performances let the band explore expanded artistic grounds, one simply cannot deny the power, quality and creativity found within the Charlotte, NC-based band’s recorded material that serves…

Night Verses

Forming in 2012, Night Verses enjoyed a break-out first year including the release of their Out of the Sky EP, the premiere of the Dannel Escallon directed video for “Be Happy With Yourself, I’m Staying Here In Hell”, frenetic introductory shows in Los Angeles & New York, and a tour across the U.K. The response from new fans was immediate and heartfelt – buzz doesn’t begin to describe the authentic groundswell Night Verses has created in a short period of time. Recent U.S. tours with letlive, HRVRD, and Wilson have only brought the anticipation of their next move to a fever pitch. Defined by an infallible work ethic and dedication to their craft, the busy musicians collaborated…

My Iron Lung
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