Nightfall Concert Series Continues Friday With Lucius

Monday, July 14, 2014

The 2014 Nightfall free concert series continues its schedule of summer musical programming Friday at Miller Plaza with a headline show by Lucius at 8 p.m. Opening at 7 p.m. will be Danimal Planet. Nightfall is hosted each Friday at Miller Plaza through Aug. 29. 

Review for Lucius:

Lucius is a five piece indie pop band from Brooklyn, New York. The band consists of Jess Wolfe (lead vocals and synth), Holly Laessig (lead vocals and keys), Dan Molad (drums and vocals), Peter Lalish (guitar and vocals) and Andrew Burri (guitar, drums, vocals).   

This past year has been a busy one for Lucius, following the release of the band's debut album “Wildewoman” in North America in October 2013.  Fresh off their first headlining European tour, which saw them play dates in the U.K., The Netherlands and France, the band embarked on a road trek with Sara Bareilles, kicking off the tour for the year in the states. Shows with Tegan and Sara and The Head and The Heart, as well as a slew of festival appearances (Governors Ball, Newport Folk, Lollapalooza) will keep the group occupied for most of the summer. Lucius also recently made their U.S. TV late night debut on Conan and performed their tunes “Wildewoman” and “Two of Us On The Run” on Last Call with Carson Daly. 

Somehow the band also found time to drop a lyric video for “Don’t Just Sit There,” featuring digital sketch images by photographer/illustrator Peter Larson, and a “digital 45? of fan favorite “Genevieve.” 

 Opening the Nightfall show at 7 p.m. is Danimal Planet. Dan “Danimal” Pinson is a singer, songwriter, musician and producer. Dan has both a solo project and a full touring band, Dan is the primary songwriter for the group and plays Bass, Lead Guitar, Loops, Electribe, Vocals and more. He has been a working musician since 2000. With influence from bands such as Flaming Lips, Radiohead, My Morning Jacket, The Beatles, Sigur Ros, Wilco, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more.

Presented and produced by Chattanooga Presents, Nightfall brings an eclectic mix of music to downtown Chattanooga. Nightfall showcases Chattanooga’s local arts community by featuring Chattanooga musicians for each opening act, followed by headline performances by national and international talent. Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink concessions are available on site. No outside food or beverages are allowed. 

For more information on the Nightfall Series, call 265-0771 or visit NightfallChattanooga.com for a complete, interactive website that includes music samples by each headliner, as well as other information for first-time attendees.


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