New York’s Timeshares and Ohio’s Signals Midwest have both been bands for over half a decade, and have also both made it a point to stay on the road for as long as possible, playing to whomever, wherever. Signals Midwest play a style of emotional punk thats got the mathy flourishes of a lot of early 2000s Midwest bands and the alt-rock leanings of music from the same time that was getting airplay on commercial radio.

Tourmates Timeshares play a similar brand of gruff pop punk, but with a splash of country twang. The tour takes them around the country and back to play Florida’s ‘The Fest’, a festival whose name doubles as a genre indicator, suggesting just the kind of upbeat, Pabst-soaked melody that the two touring acts specialize in.

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Next month they’ll be playing San Francisco’s Bottom of the Hill with some of my favorite people in the Bay, Oakland’s Crush and San Jose’s Leer. A performance by Leer has become something of a rarity, so get there early for their harmonized frenzy. Crush have been playing all over the Bay, but thats no reason to miss a chance to see them mic’d up and sounding great; check out some recommended tracks from both below.

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Timeshares, Signals Midwest, Leer, Crush
Bottom of the Hill
October 13th, 2015
7:30pm, $10 (All Ages)