Range is all the time a wholesome factor, and in recent times it’s been nice seeing the Hudson Valley’s musical id widen to embody the more difficult artwork rock types which have developed because the heyday of the immortal Band/Dylan axis. And to that finish, on July 7 the Avalon Lounge will current a night that options a number of legends of New York’s influential Eighties/Nineties Downtown noise rock scene when the venue welcomes the Whimbrels and the Wharton Tiers Ensemble.
The Whimbrels, a brand new band, options a number of esteemed veterans of New York noise. The outfit’s three guitarists are Norman Westberg (Swans), Arad Evans (Glenn Branca, Rhys Chatham; additionally the group’s singer), and Luke Schwartz (Glenn Branca); rounding out the lineup are bassist Matt Hunter (New Radiant Storm King, J. Mascis, Savak) and drummer Steve DiBennedeto (Dave Rick). The Wharton Tiers Ensemble is led by drummer Wharton Tiers, who has carried out with Laurie Anderson and since 1982 has managed the seminal Enjoyable Metropolis Studio, the place he has labored with such acts as Sonic Youth, White Zombie, Swans, Dinosaur Jr., Pussy Galore, the Lunachicks, Helmet, and Glenn Branca (to this point, Tiers has recorded and produced over 200 data). Additionally on the invoice for the night time is Kingston indie outfit Overheard.
The Whimbrels, the Wharton Tiers Ensemble, and Overheard will carry out at Avalon Lounge in Catskill on July 7 at 8pm. Tickets are $12.