Oceanography, China & Donald Beaman 9pm $7
DONALD BEAMAN is a songwriter, singer, and guitarist living in Northern California. He is the former guitarist and co-songwriter for the New York City based band The Double (Matador Records). He has shared the stage with Jonathan Richman, Sharon Van Etten, Michael Hurley, Alex Bleeker (Real Estate), and Spiral Stairs (Pavement). His sophomore solo album, Duration, was released April 2017. It features Dan Horne (Beachwood Sparks/Cass Mccombs) playing pedal steel. The album has been described as “quiet country brilliance...the quietest voice at the back of the room...that has the most to share.”
Beaman is currently recording his third album, scheduled for release in 2018. He tours regularly with his backing band.
OCEANOGRAPHY is a rock band based in Oakland, California. Drawing comparisons between early U2, Echo & The Bunnymen, Handsome Furs & more, lead singer & chief songwriter Brian Kelly has steadily released a number of great EP’s, Parachutes Of Plenty being the latest. Opener “Reggie Jackson” was named number two on the Bay Bridged Best of 2012 list, and MXDWN praised Oceanography’s “epic live performance.”
The band is currently playing limited West Coast engagements and plans to release its first full-length album in 2018.
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 9:00pm