Rookie & In The Pines at Growlers - Memphis, TN


Memphis, TN

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Tuesday September 14th, 2021
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Rookie is a rock/americana quintet hailing from all across Chicago, from north to south. Their debut, self-titled album hit the public on March 13th of 2020, a day now remembered as the unofficial shutdown of the US. The release, recorded to magnetic tape at Chicago’s own Treehouse Records, showcased the group’s ability to craft songs and wield their instruments to their fullest extent, all the while demonstrating a penchant for the now “classic” power pop and soft rock songsters of the 1970s.Prior to the release of their debut, Rookie had spent a month touring the east coast with the iconic Cheap Trick, followed by a short midwest run with fellow Chicagoans, Twin Peaks. In addition, they were slated to open for and back Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs. Though brought to a halt, these tour dates allowed the quintet to showcase their abilities as a live group, built from years of performing as a bar band, in addition to packing in sweaty yet charming DIY basement parties. A temporary end to live performance could not stand in the way of the group’s love for playing, as they’ve spent the past year writing, rehearsing, and performing live-streams and drive-ins-including a sweltering summer rooftop concert at the Virgin Hotel Chicago. You can catch Rookie live across the United States late Summer and early Fall of 2021. 

In The Pines
In The Pines is a travelling collective based out of Cincinnati, OH. Formed in 2016 bychildhood friends Michael Shular (lead vocals/guitar) and Charlie Horn (lead guitar),they spent five years cultivating a writing style focused on a “variety of tones andcolours of blues and psychedelic music throughout the ages” (Citybeat Magazine).Adding Pat Zopff (lead vocals/bass) and Alex Dungan (drums/vocals) in the middle of2017 shed new light on the band’s creativehorizons.United by a shared love for the psychedelic music of the 1960’s, the band released theirdebut LP, “San Lorenzo” in the winter of 2018. The band spent the next two yearswriting and recording new material whilst booking their own shows across the midwestand east coast, contributing to the completion of their sophomore LP, “Slow Blink”,which was released in January of 2020 on Soul Step Records. “Evoking images of sunblasted desert plains and everlasting blue skies” (Atwood Magazine), the band gathereda following for their signature psych-prog wonder.Since the release of “Slow Blink” and the onset of Covid-19, the band has been writingand recording at Future Apple Tree Studios in Rock Island, IL, while simultaneouslygathering analog equipment for their home studio in Cincinnati. With two completelynew albums patiently awaiting release, the band plans to hit the road hard in late 2021and beyond.

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1911 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN, 38104

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