The Masquerade and The Wrecking Ball ATL Present
…Is a Real Boy & In Defense of the Genre (disc 1)
Aaron Gillespie and Backwards Dancer
Hell at The Masquerade
We regret to announce that our upcoming shows with Say Anything have been canceled. We wish Max a speedy recovery and hope to have them back in Atlanta soon. Refunds will be available at point of purchase.
Say Anything has been making odd, unclassifiable indie rock music since they were 14 or 15 years old, playing strangely literate and loud rock, characterized by what one might imagine if Larry David fronted a Fugazi cover band with the members of Queen. Not that that’s a stretch or anything. Having been birthed from the…Read More
Sometimes things go wrong. No matter the resistance, some paths careen towards places you never wished to travel. Earlier this year, Aaron Gillespie went there. He experienced what he can only articulate as “a tumultuous time of life turned upside down,” and as he pulled himself out of personal wreckage, few people came to his aid.…Read More
Formed in 2014, Backwards Dancer quickly developed into their unique style of emo rock. With influences ranging from Nirvana to Brand New to Radiohead, the band – comprised of Shaw, bassist Ian van Opijnen, guitarist Ryan Kelleher, and drummer Andy Underwood – seamlessly translates deep intrapersonal emotion into thoughtfully orchestrated compositions. Recording, writing and rehearsing…Read More