SUBMIT AN EVENT

PLEASE NOTE: Venue and Organizer fields are required. Incomplete submissions will be removed.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Illiterate Light

January 24, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 12:00 am

Formed in the summer of 2015, Illiterate Light transcend expectations of typical rock music through their limitations as a duo. Jeff Gorman elevates his gritty guitar melodies and honest lyricism by stomping out thunderous synth bass with his feet as Jake Cochran layers lush vocal harmony and explodes with body convulsing energy around his minimalist standing drum kit. Gorman and Cochran’s incessant writing, commanding live performance, and constant touring promise a bright future as they finish their debut album with Vance Powell (Jack White, Kings of Leon, Chris Stapleton) and Adrian Olsen (Foxygen, Natalie Prass). “Better Than I Used To” is the first taste of what’s to come from Illiterate Light.

Spanning the better part of a decade, the creative evolution between Gorman and Cochran is far from ordinary. The duo has run an organic farm in the Shenandoah Valley, toured the mid-Atlantic in bands by bicycle, and lived in small communities while pursuing modes of alternative education. Their eclectic background is mirrored in their sound and lyricism, floating between postmodern confusion and vibrant optimism. Though shaped by the DIY music scene of their hometown Harrisonburg VA, the duo has grown immensely through immersion in the thriving communities of both Richmond, VA and Nashville, TN.

Links: Facebook | Instagram | SoundCloud | Spotify | YouTube

Details

Start:
January 24, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
End:
January 25, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Website:
https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3611949/illiterate-light-carrboro-cats-cradle-back-room?cobrand=cats%cradle%2012 &partner_id=240

Venue

Cat’s Cradle Back Room
300 E Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
Phone:
919.967.9053
View Venue Website
Subscribe to Our Monthly Newsletter

Stay up to date on local arts news, happenings, and more!