Tonight: Candy Claws at the Larimer
Fort Collins-born Candy Claws (playing the Larimer Lounge tonight with Gardens & Villa and Flashlights) is like a vacation unto itself. The family-style band creates soundscapes fit for traveling from the forest to the sea with ethereal layers of vocals, bells, and traditional instrumentation. Last year's Hidden Lands was a gorgeous translation of Richard M. Ketchum's book, The Secret Life of the Forest, a whispering interpretation that has defined the band's sunny, floating style.
There is also a visibly cultish feel to the group's costumed swathes of fabric, but this is part of Candy Claws' overall appeal: The group seems to live in a film strip-like fantasy world of forts and abandoned island paradise, set to its own dreamy soundtrack . This show is 21, and up and tickets are $8-10. Doors open at 8 p.m., and bands start at 9 p.m.
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