$20

The Speedbumps at the G.A.R. Hall! with Bethany Svoboda & Dan Socha

Event Information

Performers

Performers

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

The G.A.R. Hall

1785 Main Street

Peninsula, OH 44264

View Map

Event description
First night of a weekend of the Speedbumps at the G.A.R. Hall

About this Event

December 6th- The Speedbumps are an award-winning American band with a warm, authentic sound, built on a passion for hollow-bodied instruments, indie-folk and indie-rock influences, and singer-songwriter Erik Urycki’s breathy, commanding vocals and canny phrasing.

The band’s roots lie deep in the Rustbelt, where quiet strength and limited embellishment define the culture. The working class towns around Akron, the former rubber capital, from which artists like The Black Keys, The Pretenders, and Devo have emerged, have provided the band with an aesthetic that seeks to tease out beauty from the gritty details of everyday life.

Daryl Rowland, writing for the Huffington Post, said that singer Erik Urycki’s lyrics “often tackle complex human emotions with elegant economy.”

While the band cites influences from Paul Simon to Nick Drake to Radiohead, their material and vibe have more in common with festival favorites like The Decemberists, Wilco, or My Morning Jacket with their consistently smart, spare and rootsy approach.

Erik Urycki: vocals, guitar

Sam Kristoff: cello

Danny Jenkins: drums/percussion

Kevin Martinez: bass

Bethany Svoboda: keys, vocals

General Admission Doors open at 7pm/Music at 8pm Pre-Sale ticket $20/Day of show $25

Opening support for the night:

BETHANY SVOBODA AND DAN SOCHA

Dan Socha & Bethany Joy are singer/songwriters based out of Cleveland, Ohio. The pair started playing together in 2016 and have since released two solo records and are currently recording an EP with their band, Thieves of Joy. The duo is best characterized by their strong vocal harmonies, vibrant energy, and interesting song arrangements. Dan and Bethany both play guitar and write songs individually and collaboratively. They take inspiration from artists such as Nick Drake, Adrienne Lenker, Sam Cooke, and Jose Gonzalez. Since 2016, Bethany has also been a member of the Speedbumps, while Dan has been a long-time Speedbumps' roadie and super fan.

Share with friends

Performers

Date and Time

Location

The G.A.R. Hall

1785 Main Street

Peninsula, OH 44264

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved