The Shadowboxers

The Shadowboxers

The Rooks

Sat, February 27, 2016

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Rough Trade NYC

Brooklyn, NY

$15

This event is 21 and over

The Shadowboxers
The Shadowboxers
The Atlanta-based Shadowboxers have a passion for captivating lyrics, tight harmonies, and soulful vocals. Founding members Scott Tyler, Matt Lipkins, and Adam Hoffman experienced an almost-instantaneous musical compatibility when they first started jamming. Together with drummer Cole McSween and bassist Carlos Enamorado, they've forged a cohesive sound based on a shared reverence for the strong, taut harmonies of Simon & Garfunkel, D'Angelo, and The Beatles. This young band's unified sound has an R&B-soaked, smart perspective replete with an abundance of vocal talent and songwriting skill. In the short time the quintet has been playing together, The Shadowboxers have found a collective voice that is intelligent, soulful, and catchy.
The Rooks
The Rooks
A transplant from the Wesleyan University music scene, The Rooks have spent the last four years making noise across New York City and the greater Northeast, gaining substantial recognition for their debut EP, Something You Can Take (May 2013), follow-up single "Twister" (Jan 2014) and most recent releases "Secrets" and "Intermission (Wires)" (both premiered on Okayplayer).

Hard-hitting performances at Irving Plaza, Mercury Lounge and Brooklyn Bowl, as well as highly successful residencies at Arlene's Grocery and Pianos NYC (second highest grossing residency in venue history) have earned them further acclaim, including Deli Magazine's Artist of the Month award (Feb 2014) and recent win of the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards in the R&B/Soul category, finally providing their parents with a tangible means of bragging about their children.

The Rooks happily released their second EP, Wires, on Afropunk in June 2015, and are currently booking shows in 2016. They would love for you to join the party, because they’re having an incredible time!
Venue Information:
Rough Trade NYC
64 N 9th St
Brooklyn, NY, 11249