THE RUNNER-UP

THE RUNNER-UP

THE BITTERSWEET WAY, BAD FUNK, SUGARWATER

Sun, December 17, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$5.00 - $8.00

This event is 21 and over

THE RUNNER-UP
THE RUNNER-UP
The Runner-Up is a 5 piece Phoenix indie-pop-rock band. All members have extensive experience playing music collaboratively, and bring a distinct, stylistic element to the group's sound. As such, no two songs sound alike.

At a live show, you may hear a dreamy, harmony-laden West Coast indie track followed by a hard driving 70s blues rock tune, or a synth driven dance groove followed by a dark, heavy, experimental blend of early metal music and modern synth/guitar hooks. This diverse blend of material has developed organically and continues to expand in new, more sophisticated directions as three separate song writers learn from, iterate on, and push each others' ideas to develop a sound which is new and exciting to the whole band.

Even though each song has a different style, the group's overall style avoids sounding schizophrenic through consistently memorable melodies, tasteful 3-4 part vocal harmonies, rhythmic precision, strong grooves and memorable modern electronic elements.
THE BITTERSWEET WAY
THE BITTERSWEET WAY
The Bittersweet Way mixes the perfect melodies of 60's golden era pop music with the intensity and dreaminess of the early 90's shoegaze scene.

The Bittersweet Way is the pet project of lead singer / songwriter Jedidiah Foster, whose songwriting philosophy can be best summed up as “… The best songs are the ones that happen without effort.” As an example, on 2015’s “Songs We Want To Sing” EP, each song was written in 15 minutes or less.

After taking a brief hiatus, The Bittersweet Way is back as a three piece with all new songs and a new lineup – now featuring Ehren Stonner (Treasurefruit, Quixote), Jess Pruitt (Doctor Bones, Some Magical Animal) and Jedidiah Foster.
BAD FUNK
BAD FUNK
Eric Fleming
Conor Lynch
Kieran Lynch
Colin Lynch
Andrew Pike

Rock and roll--straight from the boiling tarpits of Hell
SUGARWATER
SUGARWATER
Wade Cota - Lead Singer/Rhythm Guitar
Joel Bender - Lead Guitar/ Backup Vocals
Juju Stone - Bass Guitar
Austin Moore - Drums
Venue Information:
The Rebel Lounge
2303 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ, 85016
http://www.therebellounge.com/