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The Suitcase Junket with Snarles B



June 16
7:30 PM
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The Hook and Ladder Mission Room
3010 Minnehaha
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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The Suitcase Junket "Mean Dog, Trampoline” Album Release on Sunday, June 16

The Suitcase Junket

“Mean Dog, Trampoline” Album Release
with Snarles B
Sunday, June 16
The Hook and Ladder Mission Room
7:00pm Doors :: 7:30 Music
$12 Advance :: $17 Day of Show :: 21+

The latest album from The Suitcase JunketMean Dog, Trampoline is populated by characters in various states of reverie: leaning on jukeboxes, loitering on dance floors, lying on the bottoms of empty swimming pools in the sun. Despite being deeply attuned to the chaos of the world, singer/songwriter/ multi-instrumentalist Matt Lorenz imbues those moments with joyful wonder, an endless infatuation with life’s most subtle mysteries. And as its songs alight on everything from Joan Jett to moonshine to runaway kites, Mean Dog, Trampoline makes an undeniable case for infinite curiosity as a potent antidote to jadedness and despair.

Produced by Steve Berlin (Jackie Greene, Rickie Lee Jones, Leo Kottke) of Los Lobos, Mean Dog, Trampoline marks a deliberate departure from the self-produced, homespun approach of The Suitcase Junket’s previous efforts. In creating the album, Lorenz pulled from a fantastically patchwork sonic palette, shaping his songs with elements of jangly folk, fuzzed-out blues, oddly textured psych-rock. Engineered by Justin Pizzoferrato (Dinosaur Jr., Speedy Ortiz) and mixed by Vance Powell (Jack White, Houndmouth), Mean Dog, Trampoline rightly preserves The Suitcase Junket’s unkempt vitality, but ultimately emerges as his most powerfully direct album so far.

Snarles B, is a three-piece band (guitar, drums, and sax) breaking out on the scene with bluesy swagger. A must see! “Bourgeois Bluff Stomp Blues!!!!!!”