The Glorious Sons w/ Liily & JJ Wilde

Thu Feb 21 2019

7:30 PM (Doors 6:30 PM)

The Basement East

917 Woodland St Nashville, TN 37206

$17.50 ADV / $20 DOS

Ages 18+

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102.9 WBUZ Present
The Glorious Sons w/ Liily & JJ Wilde

  • The Glorious Sons

    The Glorious Sons

    Pop

    The Glorious Sons' second full-length album, Young Beauties & Fools, is all about honesty.

     

    More specifically, it's about exploring the adventures (and frequent misadventures) of main songwriter Brett Emmons in the truest way. It's also an album where The Glorious Sons — rounded out by Brett’s older brother Jay Emmons (guitar), Chris Koster (guitar), Adam Paquette (drums) and Chris Huot (bass) — capture all the listlessness and confusion of young adulthood in 10 doses of modern rock. 

    "It's basically the story of a 24-year-old kid,” says Brett.  “They’re simple songs about alcoholism and the mostly autobiographical story of my life. The whole thing is derived from the thoughts, actions and feelings of a kid who doesn't really know himself and the consequences of those actions."

    Glorious Sons’ hardscrabble tales come naturally. A high-spirited rock band with blue collar roots, they truly found themselves when Brett quit school in 2013 to join them as lead singer. Subsequent years of hard touring and hard partying — sometimes in places so sketchy, as Brett puts it, “There was no electricity in the building” — provided fuel for the songs on Young Beauties & Fools.

    “It’s me writing about the things I’ve done, the things that have happened to me and my family, and the things that I think about,” says Brett.

    Whether it’s the rock 'n' roll bender “My Poor Heart,” the not-so-classic boy-meets-girl story of “Josie,” or the deeply embarrassing punch-up at a wedding tale “Everything Is Alright,” Brett’s songwriting deftly explores the imperfect humanity of both himself and the many characters he introduces over the course of the album.

    It wasn’t easy to capture that realness. The band wanted to range further, to grow and evolve from the successes of 2014’s The Union album. That record was an immediate hit on the Canadian radio rock landscape. Glorious Sons scored seven consecutive Top 10 rock radio tracks, won two SiriusXM Indie Awards (Group of the Year and Rock Group of the Year) and received a Juno Award nomination in 2015 for Rock Album of the Year.

    Eighteen months of recording fits and starts led the band to Los Angeles to work with production team Fast Friends (Frederik Thaae, Ryan Spraker, Tom Peyton). It wasn’t until they started exploring a collection of old voice memos on Brett’s phone that they had their eureka moment. The subsequent creative outburst resulted in an album written in 12 days and recorded in 14.

    “It was our first time working with these guys in the studio and we were still kinda feeling each other out,” says Brett. “There were times when it almost felt like a blind date. And we had been in the studio with a couple of other producers prior to that and went home empty handed. So after a few lukewarm conversations about ideas, I said to them, ‘Boys, can I show you something?’ I took out my iPhone and played ‘Josie’ and they just went fucking nuts. They wanted us to challenge ourselves as players and songwriters and pushed me to write from personal experience. After that, the hardest part of recording was choosing which songs to keep for the album. I’m forever grateful to them for teaching me to trust myself as a writer and help find that voice.”

    There should be lots of opportunities to see Glorious Sons play the songs from Young Beauties & Fools. By their count the band has driven across Canada "at least 10 times" and played upwards of 300 shows to support their last album.

    "You don't know what you’re going to get night to night from us," says Jay. "It's something you have to see and it's interesting and powerful."

    "It's also an inch from either side of falling off the tracks every single night," adds Brett.

    Which is perfectly fitting for a band living young and foolish.

  • Liily

    Liily

    Alternative

    Liily are five Los Angeles teenagers hailing from deep in the San Fernando Valley to the edges of the Inland Empire. Emerging from a new and burgeoning culture of youths in the city, their wildly frenetic shows point to a new vision for alternative and hard rock music in 2018.

     

    Liily’s local shows reflect that crazed manic intensity. Their fans have turned up to dance and absolutely tear the place apart alongside the band. Having started out playing mostly house parties and warehouses, it’s only recently that the band has started entering into nightclubs to bring that same energy.

     

    “We like our music to make people crazy,” says guitar player Sam De La Torre. “It has a lot of energy. We want to make people move. When we write something, we want it to hit really hard. If we knock people out, we’ve done our job.”

  • JJ Wilde

    JJ Wilde

    Alternative Country

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102.9 WBUZ Present

The Glorious Sons w/ Liily & JJ Wilde

Thu Feb 21 2019 7:30 PM

(Doors 6:30 PM)

The Basement East Nashville TN
The Glorious Sons w/ Liily & JJ Wilde

$17.50 ADV / $20 DOS Ages 18+

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No Backpacks allowed in the venue.
ALL PATRONS MUST BRING A VALID FORM OF IDENTIFICATION.
The name on your ID must match the name on your ticket.
We do not accept tickets from 3rd party sites.
BACKPACKS are not allowed inside the venue.
Most shows are standing room only.
Handicap accommodations can be arranged.

ALL 18 AND OVER SHOWS ARE NO RE-ENTRY. If you leave the venue, you will not be allowed back in. Thanks!