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A Step Ahead CD Release with special guests Hey Girl Hey, Crash Coordinates, The Secrets We Keep, Sleepwalker, Absent Akridge and The Silence Within
All the way from North Carolina, Jessica Long will be performing an acoustic concert live at Fountinis, with special guests, Absent Akridge, Erik Lundin and Troi Lowney!
Show with Meg & Dia
Bio: From the small town of Fountain Hills Arizona arises a fast growing group called Absent Akridge. These very young talented musicians sweep you away with front Christina Allbright's meaningful lyrics and melodies. After their debut EP 'where have you been' Absent Akridge is looking to expand and g...See Full Bio
where have you been?
“Oy vey, these kids are young. How young? Well, they still have that wet, matted, quivering-foal youngness to them. You know? That certain gooeyness that just screams "Clearasil-sponsored talent search winners." Raised on the mean streets of Fountain Hills, this mixed-gender foursome certainly looks the part of the lean, hungry, TRL-ready power-pop band. And their sound? Surprisingly soulful and polished. Where one might expect scream-o shredding and callow profundities, you instead find well-structured, emotionally authentic songwriting that has more in common with the scene's jangle-rock golden era than the current crop of emo-influenced posture-whores. Perhaps the most distinctive — and impressive — aspect of the music is the singing of Christina Allbright, a give-no-quarter tomboy redhead who combines the sibilant songbird wailing of The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan with the skank-siren abandon of Courtney Love.”