Does rock music matter in the strobes-and-XTC, uhntz-uhntz-obsessed age of Avicii?
The real answer for 99 percent of consumers is, "No. Rock is dead."
But if you ask the few members of that other 1 percent, despite being stupendously outnumbered by dorks in spirit hats, doing poppers, they will respond with the conviction of a Southern preacher circa 8 o'clock Sunday morning, "Fuck yes, Rock 'n' roll is relevant! Now, let's rage!"
If you've been worn a little thin by popular cultural gradually turning into a 24/7 bro rave and have been yearning for the stringed and amplified spirituality of the electric guitar, Dada is where you need to spend your Friday night. Sludgy Fonz-rockers Suede Dudes and dark 'n' roll band New Coke will be delivering joint sermons on how to rock 'n' roll all night and still make it to work the next morning. Hallelujah!
New Coke and Suede Dudes 10 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Dada, 52 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Entrance is free. Call 561-330-3232, or visit dadaofdelray.com.