Against Me! with Special Guest: Mobina Galore & Typesetter

Thursday, March 16th 2017
Show at 8 PM | Doors at 7 PM
Founder's Room Afterparty
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Mobina Galore

Mobina Galore, based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada, are a vocally aggressive power chord punk rock duo formed in late 2010 by Jenna (guitar/vocals) and Marcia (drums/vocals). They are signed to New Damage Records and Gunner Records (Europe/UK). 2016 found them recording their upcoming album and on the road; including a 16 date support tour with Against Me! in Europe and the UK following their Dec 2, 2016 release, Singles & B-Sides EP. CBC Radio 3 named them one of the Top 15 Punk Bands in Canada of 2015. Their 2014 release, Cities Away, was released independently in North America in Dec 2014 and through Gunner Records in Europe in Sep 2015. The debut single “Bad Love Song” tackled the charts reaching #6 in high rotation on CBC Radio 3, was picked up by select commercial rock stations in Canada and Europe and received a placement on the YTV show, Open Heart.

www.mobinagalore.com


Typesetter

Typesetter is a band from Chicago, IL. They are influenced by punk, indie rock, shoegaze and noise rock. Since 2012 the band has played 250+ shows in the US, Canada, and Europe. Their latest release, EP "5," came out in May 2016 on Black Numbers.

www.typesetterband.com


ARTIST BIO

Laura Jane Grace – vocals/guitar // James Bowman – guitar/vocals // Inge Johansson – bass // Atom Willard – drums

Four years is a measurement of time that America has used for centuries to indicate change. Presidential terms last four years; high school diplomas and college degrees typically take four years apiece, too. It’s not an arbitrary thing, either: It typically takes that much time from the declaration of something changing for it to actually change. Meet Laura Jane Grace. Four years ago, the Against Me! frontwoman came out as transgender; 18 months later, she released the band’s sixth album, the fiery Transgender Dysphoria Blues, one which she began working on before her transition and helped document the struggles she was facing. It was an intensely personal record that took on a life of its own, connecting with thousands of new listeners drawn to Grace’s honesty and complexity while still pleasing Against Me!’s dedicated fanbase. Now, four years after Grace’s public reintroduction, Against Me! Has released, Shape Shift With Me, September 16 on Total Treble. While much has changed in the lives of Grace and her bandmates—guitarist James Bowman, bassist Inge Johansson and drummer Atom Willard—in that time period, it’s clear that those intervening years have done wonders for creativity. As such, Shape Shift With Me is a loose concept album about traveling the world and falling in and out of love, with Grace serving as the narrator. But even though she was opening herself up to new songwriting topics, she knew what her mission was from the start. “David Bowie put out 27 full-lengths. Prince put out 39 full-lengths,” Grace remarks. “That is so inspiring to me—working, creating art, creating records and let everyone else sort it out. That’s what I’ve always wanted to do and that’s what I will keep on doing.”

www.againstme.net