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Treefort Thursday: The bands you know

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To follow the more popular bands on Thursday, March 21 head on over to the El Korah Shrine building because the music starts there; from there you can follow the below list of times, age requirements and locations until the fun ends for the day at 12:30 a.m.

6 p.m. all ages, Finn Riggins, at the El Korah Shrine, 1118 W. Idaho – A trio, from Idaho, of energetic Indie Rock known mainly around the Western U.S.

7 p.m. all ages, Mt. St Helens Vietnam Band, at the El Korah Shrine, 1118 W. Idaho- First appearing in 2008 this quintet from Seattle took the music scene by storm and have been known as a band that continually reinvents itself.

8 p.m. all ages, Hollow Wood, at the Linen Building 1402 W. Grove St.- The alternative rock band consisting of five members are all said to be from Idaho and their songs are reportedly all sung in an empty room.

9 p.m. all ages, Foxygen, at the El Korah Shrine, 1118 W. Idaho- This duo stems from Los Angeles and is said to reflect the pop/classic rock sounds of the Kinks, Rolling Stones, Velvet and Bowie.

10 p.m. all ages, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, at the El Korah Shrine, 1118 W. Idaho- Just released their new album “II” – This alternative pop rock band is described as soulful and psychedelic.

11 p.m. all ages, The Last Bison, at the Linen Building 1402 W. Grove St.- A seven member band stemming from Virginia, began in 2010 and describes their music as “mountain-top chamber.”

11:30 p.m. 21+, Earth, at the Neurolux 113 N. 11th St.- This mostly instrumental American music group is based out of Washington and began back in 1989. The band then took a break and reappeared on the scene in 2005 with a noticeably different sound.

12:30 a.m. 21+, Sage Francis, at the Reef 105 S. 6th St. – A rapper, writer and performer from RI who is often called the “forefather of Indie-hop” for utilizing word play and vivid lyrics to create his popular songs.

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