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Smiling Politely

Smiling Politely

Rock / Hard Rock Minneapolis, MN  US


  • Sat

    Jul 16

    Cadott, WI, US | 12:00pm
  • Sat

    Jun 25

    Saint Paul, MN, US | 9:00pm

    Fixated and smiling politely playing outside Buggs bar on Kaposia days!

  • Fri

    Apr 8

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 7:30pm
  • 2016

    Mar 25

    Newport, MN, US | 8:30pm

    Strate Jak It is a tenacious 6 member hardcore-fusion band that hails from St. Paul, Minnesota. Strate Jak It has been playing an important part of the regional music scene since 1997. The band continues to bring a unique and fresh perspective to today’s hardcore music by blending a fusion of metal, hip-hop, thrash and rap-core with their aggressive, in your face style. Strate Jak It is one of the pioneers of rap style metal and their tight, flawless performances are evidence of the chemistry and musicianship among the Strate Jak It members. A 3 piece Reggae/Rock band hailing from Minneapolis, MN, GOULASH blends all their influences together creating their own unique style of reggae music that keeps getting better and better. GOULASH is a must see for anyone who enjoys getting their asses kicked. Constantly building up a strong underground fanbase, GOULASH provides party music and live shows that are high energy and extremely fun. Hailing from Minneapolis, MN, Smiling Politely brings to their fans a style of melodic, hard rock that dances the line between rock and modern metal. The band emerged in 2004 as Smiling Politely (a name taken from an episode of the popular television show “The Simpsons”) and released their debut EP, Screamelody. From that the band was honored by the Telly Awards for their music video “Killing Me” with 3 high honors. 2 Bronze Telly’s one for cinematography and one for video editing. Also Telly’s top awards, the Silver Telly, for a music video. From there Smiling Politely released one more EP (Between Angels and Demons) before the release of their first full length album “Behind the Mask.” In 2008 a few tracks appeared in the movie and soundtrack for Heart of the City. 2010 SP was prominently featured in Thunderstruck 9 (an extreme snow mobile movie). Smiling Politely features Eric Tracy (Vocals and Guitar), Cole Bechly (Guitar), Brady Outcelt (Drums), and Matt Springer (Bass Guitar). The band is currently working on their third full length album and is scheduled to tour the US in June of 2015. Nomothic- 7 piece live hip hop band

  • 2016

    Mar 25

    Newport, MN, US | 7:00pm

    TGIF! Best Party Around! $2.50 Rails & Miller Lt Taps. Free Rides!! $8 Cover Doors @ 7:00 Music @ 8:30


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Sounds Like: Seether, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin, RED, Chevelle

Label: EP Music

Bio: Calling Minneapolis, MN their home, Smiling Politely is comprised of members Eric Tracey(vocals/guitar), Marc Hall(guitar), Matt Springer(bass) and Brady Outcelt(drums). Smiling Politely brings forth a style of melodic, hard rock that dances the line between metal and rock.

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