Ring in the Snowy Season with Aqueous

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 1:15 PM
Ring in the Snowy Season with Aqueous by Ryan Smith

Saturday, Dec. 3

Aqueous’ gift for groundbreaking grooves just keeps on giving. On Saturday, Dec. 3, this Buffalo-based jam powerhouse – fresh off the release of a new album and heavy touring – returns to the Kings Rook Club.

And now – more experienced and well-traveled than ever – they’re increasingly progressive both compositionally and improvisationally, with world-class killer chops hitting on all sorts of sound spectrums.

“We’re always listening to new music and trying to bring new styles to our music,” says bassist Evan McPhaden. “We’ve been getting a bit spacey and soulful within our improvisation. I think our newer tunes tend to reflect the way we’re headed sonically, and we’re all really excited about it.”

So are we. And this Erie show – like others of note from the past – is an extended stay, with two whole sets of Aqueous goodness bound to carry at least a couple of surprises for all the girls and boys.

“[Erie] shows are always so fun because we get to stretch our legs out,” says McPhaden. “With two sets of music, we can really dive deep into jams and get things flowing naturally. Plus, the atmosphere that the crowd brings at the shows is contagious! I think the band really feeds off of that.” – Ryan Smith

10 p.m. // 1921 Peach St. // facebook.com/kingsrookclub

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