Tickets on sale Friday 4/5 at 10am
Mystery Friends and Color Palette: Dual Album Release Party with Special Guest Del Florida
Mystery Friends is a dance rock and synth-pop inspired band based in Washington D.C. Combining powerful vocals from frontwoman Abby Sevcik with woozy synths, angular guitars, and funky rhythm section, Mystery Friends creates a truly danceable, truly unique sound experience. Since forming in 2016, the band has performed in venues across the country with notorious acts like De Lux and Hey Ocean! In their first two years, the band has released various recorded works, including their debut EP “This Is Not What I Expected,” hailed as “a captivating journey, swinging from melancholy to euphoric and back again over a spectacular series of dance rock tunes.” The evolution of the Mystery Friends sound comes full-circle with their debut full-length album, “Past And Future Self” available everywhere Summer 2019.
Color Palette – comprised of Jay Nemeyer, Joshua Hunter, Matt Hartenau, Rogerio Naressi, and Maryjo Mattea – is an Electro Rock/Synth Pop band from Washington, DC. Since their first release on June 1, 2015, Color Palette have garnered hundreds of press hits worldwide. Press highlights include features in NME Magazine, USA Today, NPR, and Impose Magazine. Locally (Washington, DC), they were nominated for three 2015 Washington Area Music Awards – (Best) Pop Rock Duo/Group, Pop Rock Recording, and Pop Rock Vocalist. Color Palette released their debut full-length album, ‘Vaporwave’, in May 2016. They have shared bills with the following notable artists: Charli XCX, The Naked and Famous, Mother Mother, Day Wave, Yumi Zouma, Mr Little Jeans, The Kickback, Spirit Animal, and VanLadyLove. Color Palette takes experiences like heartbreak and love, and together turns them into something mystical and inviting.
Del Florida is the brainchild of Washington D.C. vocalist and multi instrumentalist, Leela Dawson. The group combine elements of neo-soul, progressive rock, dream pop & 80’s new wave, which UK blog Get Into This declares “If Mars Volta had binged on a volume of Beach Boys enriching hits then you are getting close to where Del Florida could be”. While cutting their first full length album, Del Florida have shared the stage with a variety of notable bands including Tops, Lawrence, Ripe, The Reign Of Kindo, Little Tybee and Tides Of Man. The band continues to use their multicolored sound to bring their audiences into a lucid dream-like state.