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Great rock bands make a great rock show - Fire Nuns + Caldecott (on tour f/Oakland) + Clarke and the Himselfs (Boise)
It's a Firkin Rocktober Residency every Friday night in October with the New York Rifles + Caldecott (Oakland) + Fire Nuns
Weekly live music showcase at The Torch Club.
Bio: Singer and lyricist Greg Rijavec, along with drummer Matt Costa and multi-instrumentalists Mike Noda and Jason Eisenberg, write original music as Caldecott. The band's rowdy and triumphant EP “Rock Bottom” was self-released in December 2010. The six-song record received critical praise, dubbed by...See Full Bio
“The band members offered a little live curation while their EP, Nomad, played over the sound system at Linden Street Brewery in West Oakland. (The owner, Adam Lamoreaux, is a good friend.) It starts off with a reverent ode to the East Bay capital, which name-checks Linden Street in the first line, and later mentions other local features (Blue Sky Coffee Shop, BART, Grand Avenue). The hook, which Rijavec sings in a throaty, croaky yowl, is remarkably sincere: You should have seen the look on my heart's face/When we found this space. It turns out the romance of Oakland is their favorite muse, though the band members also dwell on the occasional wretchedness of working in the service industry. Two of their other songs are called "Day Off" and "Weekend" — the first is pretty literal, the second uses "weekend" as a metaphor for alienation. (I'm living in a weekend ... Get away from the crowd.)”