Tue 02 Nov 2021

Purgatory at The Masquerade

Doors 6:00 pm / $15.00 ADV / All Ages


Every four years, the scene resets. With every college graduation and hesitant grasp of adulthood, there are bands being formed in the fire of heated Twitterdiscourse and surprisingly, actual recorded music. Niiice. is one of those groups: formed in Minnesota, reinforced on the road, sustained online. In the aftermath of2019’s breakout EPNever Better, the trio…

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From Rochester NY, Carpool is a band about sharing smiles with friends. (Their debut album Erotic Nightmare Summer, out on Acrobat Unstable Records, has since been featured in multiple publications and best of year lists. Most recently appearing on Audiotree Live in Chicago). Photo by Kev Flanagan

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Mover Shaker

Mover Shaker is a band from Michigan. They probably landed there from an entirely different space and time. Michigania was their first transmission—an LPthat reframed Midwest living into epic constellations. That galaxy twinkled with towering glam attitude and burned with white-hot prog intensity. Another TruckStop, the band’s long-awaited return, fell out of a wormhole and…

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