Friday, May 10
88.5FM WXPN Welcomes
The Suitcase Junket

8:00pm   |   $16 members  |   $20 general

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The Suitcase Junket

Because you (and we) demanded it: The Suitcase Junket makes his triumphant return to the Gild Hall. And our favorite one-man-band is bringing a brand new album with him!

Mean Dog, Trampoline is populated by characters in various states of reverie: leaning on jukeboxes, loitering on dance floors, lying on the bottoms of empty swimming pools in the sun. Despite being deeply attuned to the chaos of the world, singer/songwriter/ multi-instrumentalist Matt Lorenz imbues those moments with joyful wonder, an endless infatuation with life’s most subtle mysteries. And as its songs alight on everything from Joan Jett to moonshine to runaway kites, Mean Dog, Trampoline makes an undeniable case for infinite curiosity as a potent antidote to jadedness and despair.

In creating the album, Matt Lorenz (aka The Suitcase Junket) pulled from a fantastically patchwork sonic palette, shaping his songs with elements of jangly folk, fuzzed-out blues, oddly textured psych-rock. All played by one man on an indescribable list of instruments and household items doubling as instruments.