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Ballyhoo, Bumpin’ Uglies & Necktie Killer @ Volcanic Theater Pub

Posted July 30, 2014 by BendPM in
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Bend ska heroes Necktie Killer toot their own horns at Volcanic Theater Pub along with Ballyhoo! and Bumpin’ Uglies for a great night of music on Thursday, July 31st at 8PM.

Ballyhoo! is a rock band with punk energy and pop reggae grooves, and are a fun, fan-loving powerhouse. These road dogs have tirelessly toured coast-to-coast taking their music to the people. Between the road and the studio, BALLYHOO! have crafted a sound distinctly their own; fresh, fun, and embodied by the soul of the party lifestyle. Lead singer and guitarist, Howi Spangler, has a reputation for mixing slick lyrics with his smooth but powerful voice. Drummer Donald Spangler lays out the hard-hitting beats. Scott Vandrey layers in the finishing touches to the band’s signature sound on keys. The band recently welcomed Nick Lucera as their new bass player.

If you did not know, the Ska-Revolution is coming straight outta Central Oregon, son! Necktie Killer is a group that prides itself on musical versatility. Combining funk, hip hop and even some metal elements with the ska, punk, dub and rock that the genre was known for during the third wave. The band just released their debut album “Heavy and Horny” in June which will be available at the show. All members are accomplished and potent musicians in their own right, and all are involved to some degree in the song writing process. This is a big reason for the stylistic diversity in the music. Necktie Killer is a firm advocate of skankin, partyin, bravado, and tellin the man to get fucked. The Rude Boy is comin, and he is rockin a tie. Do not miss this BendPM favorite in all their glory with some of the best up and coming bands touring the country right now, only at Volcanic Theater Pub!

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