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“As good as the genre gets”

Another spotlight for this coming show at the Uptown–this time with The Bottle Kids.

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Its old school power pop ala The Nerves, Paul Collins or The Plimsouls. Expertly weaving signature pop harmonies, crunchy guitars and relentlessly catchy hooks, The Bottle Kids offer a soundtrack equally appropriate for an afternoon daydream, a poolside party with your crush or a long drive down the rocky, windy coast. Conceived as the musical vision of frontman/songwriter/producer Berkeley native, Eric Blakely, The Bottle Kids embody the best of both “then” and “now,” combining Blakely’s deep roots in early 80’s power pop with a keen sense of songwriting and production for a refreshing, innovative and stubbornly irresistible sound. The debut release, Such a Thrill, came out in 2013, to widespread critical acclaim. Musoscribe’s, Bill Knop, conveyed a simple yet common theme, “Harmonies meet guitar crunch and the result is as good as the genre gets.”

See them this Thursday , January 16, Uptown Nightclub!!!!!