Marcy Playground Plots Two South Florida Shows This Week
Marcy Playground: Post-grunge survivors
Call it a perfect alignment of the stars, because there has been an
awful lot of mid- to late-'90s love upon us lately, like the
recessionary return to lumberjack plaid fashions and the overcorrection
While the grunge revival has had time to bloom, an onslaught of
something perhaps nobody is ready for yet may already be in the works --
the return of the post-grunge movement.
That's right: Acts once relegated to late-night As Seen on TV
infomercials for Non-Stop '90s Rock compilations are touring
again and therefore sneaking back into the public's good graces. You can
blame stalwart acts like Counting Crows, which never really went away, or you can look to bands like
Sponge or Marcy Playground that are enjoying an uptick in popularity as of
late. See how life is treating the later trio when the creators of "Sex
and Candy" headline Roxy's (309 Clematis St., West Palm Beach) Tuesday
in the bar's saloon and Rocketown (371 S. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach) on Thursday.
-- Terra Sullivan
Marcy Playground's showtime at Roxy's is 10 p.m. with a $10
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