Sounds Like: Wilco, Cake music, The Beatles, Sam Cooke, Spoon
Bio: Tommy and the Tangerines is a Boulder-based sextet that plays original music with the sounds of indie and classic rock with a touch of blue-eyed, psych-pop/soul. Formed in the summer of 2010, the band has spent the last year cutting their teeth in the Denver/Boulder club scene. Recorded in one da...See Full Bio
“They created a playful brand of pop-rock that delivered energetic music with a lot of danceability. The combination of catchy vocals, a melody driven sound and bombastic stage presence marked a performance that attracted a party-ready crowd to the dance floor. From the very beginning of their set Tommy & The Tangerines created fun atmosphere of excitement. They opened their set basked in orange light, radiating the crowd with playful energy and a sunny tone. Although pop rock 'n' roll is the band's main footprint, I enjoyed their foray into soul with "Face", especially with the addition of a guest saxophonist. The crowd seemed to momentarily forget the snow and go into a summer-like party mode when they performed "Sam I Am". "Friends Today" was an endearing catchy tune with a hint of jazzy blues-rock. The country influenced song "Great Mistake" ended their set well, getting the crowd riled up like they were hearing their favorite tavern drinking song.”
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