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Wye Oak

Wed. July 16th 2014 9pm Venue (No Minors) 9pm
Tickets at: Live Nation, Red Cat Records
Presented by: Live Nation
Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack have been playing music together and apart in Baltimore for most of their lives. On stage, they perform with raw energy and sophistication, creating a surprising amount of noise for two people. Their music can be classified as 21st-century folk music, imbued with dense shoegaze guitars, nearly melodic rhythms, and impeccable splashes of electronic color.

From the band:

“Over the past several years of performing and touring, we have had the opportunity to spend time in so many great cities. Thanks to our fans' continued support, we are now in a position where we can share some of our good fortune with those working on behalf of the communities we visit. We're very excited to be working with Air Traffic Control in order to make this possible--with their assistance; $2 of every ticket sold on this tour will go to a local charity of our choice. We're grateful to them for providing a simple and seamless process that will allow us and our fans to make a positive contribution to the places we visit.”

Wye Oak

On March 8, Merge will release Wye Oak's third album, Civilian on CD, LP and digital download (March 7 on City Slang in Europe). Wye Oak wrote what became Civilian between December of 2009 and July of 2010. The songs "are, as a whole, about aloneness (the positive kind), loneliness (the horrible kind), moving on, and letting go (of people, places,... more info
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