Erie’s Strangers and Liars bring Americana-infused pop-rock sound to King’s Rook

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:20 AM
Erie’s Strangers and Liars bring Americana-infused pop-rock sound to King’s Rook by Alex Bieler

The last time you saw Tommy Link, he may have been playing the part of beloved Beatle George Harrison during the Erie All-Stars performance at CelebrateErie. Link may no longer be on the State Street main stage embodying a British music icon, but that’s okay, because he’ll be putting on a display of original, electrified music in the American tradition at the King’s Rook Club Friday, Sept. 12 with fellow Strangers and Liars band members Justin Anderson, Russ Straub, and Tom Hitt (no word on whether Link will also be accompanied by the ‘70s-style ‘stache he rocked at CelebrateErie).

The local quartet has made its presence known with its Americana-infused pop-rock sound, influenced by the likes of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and, unsurprisingly, George Harrison. Albums like debut Five Seat Concert Hall and their sophomore follow-up Live That Way found the foursome channeling Petty, Paul Simon, and even The Moody Blues on any given track, and the recorded results were rather entertaining – but sometimes you can’t beat a live show.

The King’s Rook is giving you the chance to see Strangers and Liars up close, an excellent opportunity to enjoy a performance from four local all stars in one rich, Americana band. – Alex Bieler

9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 // 1921 Peach St. // facebook.com/kingsrookclub

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