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Making Movies at Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, NM

June 6, 2017 with Hurray For The Riff Raff

It was my first trip to Meow Wolf and Making Movies made the trip that much more special.  Two sets of brothers make up the four members of this bold mix of sounds from Kansas City, MO.

WAIT….DID YOU SAY KANSAS CITY, MO?

It’s a long story for another day, but, trust me, it is worth hearing.  As for the music, the band owned the stage that evening.  Every track building on the previous one.  they even returned at the end of HFTRR’s set for an explosive jam version of Bruce Springsteen’s “Dancing in the Dark.”

Below is a photo essay of the evening.  Enjoy.

All photos taken by Sal Treppiedi.

Making Movies continue to tour through late October.  Included amongst the dates are homecoming shows in Kansas City, MO.  Here are the dates:

7.24.2017 in Kansas City, MO, USA @ The Record Bar Buy tickets
7.27.2017 in Kansas City, MO, USA @ The Record Bar Buy tickets
7.29.2017 in Des Moines, IA, USA @ Warren Morrow Music Festival Buy tickets
7.30.2017 in Denver, CO, USA @ Levitt Pavilion
8.24.2017 in Cedar Rapids, IA, USA @ CSPS Hall Buy tickets
8.26.2017 in Grand Rapids, MI, USA @ Annual Hispanic Festival Buy tickets
9.14.2017 in Denver, CO, USA @ The EXDO Event Center
9.26.2017 in Pittsburg, KS, USA @ Pittsburg State University
9.27.2017 in Covington, KY, USA @ The South Gate House Revival
9.29.2017 in Bloomington, IN, USA @ Lotus Fest Buy tickets
9.30.2017 in Bloomington, IN, USA @ Lotus Fest Buy tickets
10.14.2017 in Wichita, KS, USA @ KMUW Old Town Concert Series
10.20.2017 in St. Louis, MO, USA @ The Bootleg
10.24.2017 in Ann Arbor, MI, USA @ The Ark Buy tickets
10.25.2017 in Chicago, IL, USA @ Schubas
10.26.2017 in Minneapolis, MN, US @ Cedar Cultural Center

MUSIC: “Revolver” from I Am Another You.

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PHOTOS: Dengue Fever @ Launchpad, Albuquerque, NM – April 2, 2015

The attached photos were taken on my phone at the Dengue Fever concert, April 2, 2015, Launchpad, Albuquerque, NM.  All photos taken by Sal Treppiedi.  My apologies for any photos of bad quality.

The band performed for about 90 minutes and featured many of the tracks from their latest release, The Deepest Lake.

Guitarist Zac Holtzman
Guitarist Zac Holtzman and bassist Senon Williams.
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Lead vocalist Chhom Nimol and bassist Senon Williams.
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Guitarist Zac Holtzman singing during “Rom Say Sok.”
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L-R: Ethan Holtzman (keyboards), Chhom Nimol (lead singer), Paul Dreux Smith (drummer), Senon Williams (bass), Zac Holtzman (guitar)
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Lead Singer Chhom Nimol holding a copy of ABQ Free Press Magazine, where the band was featured as part of my first column.

SET LIST:

  1. Girl From The North
  2. New Year’s Eve
  3. Hold My Hips
  4. Tokay
  5. Rom Say Sok
  6. Uku
  7. Pow Wow
  8. Tiger Phone Card
  9. No Sudden Moves
  10. Sober Driver
  11. Only A Friend
  12. Cement Slippers
  13. One thousand Tears of a Tarantula
  14. Mr. Orange

ENCORES:

  1. I’m Sixteen
  2. Sni Bong