Tonight: Vandelay Industries at the Larimer

We have to hand it to a band that makes us physically LOL. A searing vision of George Costanza running out of the bathroom, pants around his ankles and screaming "Vandelay Industries!" was one of the funnier scenes to resonate from the Seinfeld series -- and tonight at the Larimer Lounge, a band ingeniously taking the same fake company name plays with an all local line-up.

Running somewhere between The Weakerthans and Weezer, Vandelay Industries rules at being sincere -- even if they don't necessarily mean to be. The Fort Collins' quartet has spent the last two years or so developing it's minimal yet three-dimensional sound, which finds the meat of it's music coming from a good balance of keyboards and percussion. Vandelay Industries opens tonight, along with As We Migrate, Portobello Road, and Burl Kramer. This show is 21 and up, and is $8. Doors open at 8 p.m., show begins at 9 p.m.

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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