Twiddle

Ages 16 and up
Sunday, October 24
Doors: 8pm
$25

$1 per ticket supports The White Light Foundation, Twiddle’s affiliate 501c3 organization.  The WLF makes financial contributions to non-profits local to where the band is playing each night.

With 12 years of relentless touring behind them, Vermont-based rock band Twiddle has built an impressive resume spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo, and multiple sellouts of historic rock venues including Port Chester, NY's Capitol Theatre, and Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club. And with the second half of the band's third studio album, PLUMP, on the horizon, the band's career continues to catapult forward. Buoyed by the generous support of 359 Kickstarter donors, the 27-song album does more than showcase the group's beautiful music, but also tells an important story, comprised in PLUMP Chapters 1 & 2. Recorded during a two-year span with legendary producer Ron St. Germain, PLUMP serves as a reflection of four brothers' triumphs and struggles, both individual and as a whole. On Chapter 1, songs like "Lost in the Cold" and "Every Soul" detail what it's like to hit rock bottom and how to rise back up. "So many fans have shared how these songs carried them through very difficult times, and that alone makes this all worth it," said Brook Jordan, Twiddle's percussionist and vocalist. Comparatively, Chapter 2 contains genre-bending instrumentals, as well as mystifying epics like "Nicodemus Portulay" and "Orlando's." More than ten years later, these songs mirror the earliest Twiddle arrangements of 2004-2005 when Mihali Savoulidis and Ryan Dempsey were collaborating in their freshmen dorms at Castleton State College. The completion of PLUMP is timely, coming at a moment when the band's fervent fan base is at an all-time high and expanding rapidly. In the live setting, more and more people are invigorated by Twiddle's community, promoting positivity and the band's skillful improvisational music. So many like-minded people believe in the greater good, and they find that good in Twiddle. Twiddle is comprised of Zdenek Gubb on bass and vocals, Ryan Dempsey on keyboards and vocals, Mihali Savoulidis on guitar and lead vocals, and Brook Jordan on percussion and vocals.
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