Kinch Release New EP with Two Great Shows
|Kinch performs on Roosevelt Street at September's First Friday. It was the first time Roosevelt has ever been closed for a concert.|
Kinch's The Economic Chastisement EP release party back in February was one of the best little concerts I've seen this year, so I was pretty stoked about this weekend's twin parties on behalf of the new EP Collars and Sleeves. I was not disappointed.
Starting with a Friday night show on a stage in front of Modified Arts, in the middle of a closed-down Roosevelt Street, and continuing with a Saturday show in a packed Yucca Tap Room, Kinch tuned up for their upcoming tour supporting Dear and the Headlights in style.
The new stage and sound system at Yucca Tap Room looked great too -- the bar's owner Rodney Hu has done a fantastic job of making improvements to his well-run Tempe landmark while keeping the great vibe that makes the joint a treasure for the local music scene. Here's hoping he's able to make even bigger strides with his planned expansion.