Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: D├ętective


LA-based rock group D├ętective will be playing the Yacht Club on Wednesday, April 3. The group is comprised of former Guided By Voices bassist James Greer, alongside Guylaine Vivarat (former member of Useless Keys), and Chris Dunn. Together, they mix the hazy sounds of French surf-rock with catchy indie-pop hooks to make accessible, yet vaguely melancholic tracks. […]

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Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: Mucca Pazza

Mucca Pazza

Chicago’s self-described Circus-Punk marching band Mucca Pazza will perform at the Englert Theatre on Saturday, April 6. This 30 piece band is known for their spontaneous live shows and ability to get audiences involved. The group prefer moving raucously through crowds (or busy offices, as seen in the video below) to stir up excitement, putting on a performance that’s as much for the eyes as it is for the ears. […]

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Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: Zammuto

Nick Zammuto

Nick Zammuto, former member of the now-disbanded duo The Books, will perform at the Yacht Club on Friday, April 5. Zammuto twists together various forms of instrumentation with digital and organic effects in such a way that they convey his feelings about moving on to a new, post-Books stage of his life.

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Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: Divine Fits

Divine Fits

The Divine Fits, a supergroup encompassing Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner and Sam Brown of the New Bomb Turks, are coming to the Blue Moose Tap House on Friday, April 5. The group has already released one critically-acclaimed album since forming in 2012, and we expect this to be one of the more memorable performances of Mission Creek 2013. […]

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