And Gringo Was His Name-O
For each phrase that ends in someone gasping, That would make a great band name, theres an equally lazy epiphany that results in bands winding up with names like !!!, The Devil Wears Prada, and Gringo Star. Luckily, Atlanta-based garage-rock rising stars Gringo Star are more than just a derivative name. The four-piece melds gritty rural garage tone with imported British pop and adds a touch of Kinks jumpiness to create a solid classic style. Opening for Gringo Star at Propaganda (6 S. J St., Lake Worth) are three bands that offer up similar sensibilities and mild distortion. The Beauvilles and Mumpsy are both straight-up Brit-pop laced with tinges of David Bowie, and locals Woodmen Hall are reminiscent of The Mars Volta before they got their groove. Tickets are $5. Call 561-547-7273, or visit propagandalw.com.
Wed., Feb. 24, 9 p.m., 2010
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.