DJ Logic, Turkeyfoot & the Motorcars open Filler’s summer music calendar
ChickenJam West presents New York City-based DJ Logic on Saturday, June 8th at 9pm. This to this 21+ show are $14 in advance and $18 at the door. Doors at 8pm.
The theorem of turntablist as musician has been long proven in the capable hands of DJ Logic, whom with jazz as his foundation has become a wax innovator by crossing genres and mixing his sound across the map. As one of the world’s most accomplished turntablists, he’s widely credited for introducing jazz into the hip-hop realms and is considered by most as a highly respected session musician and an innovative bandleader. Since his emergence in the early nineties amidst the Bronx hip-hop scene, Logic has amassed a veritable mountain of collaborations.
Denver bluegrass outfit Turkeyfoot follows on Sunday, June 9th. Lamb Salad, a duo comprised of Shawn Swain and Gordon Sevee of the Kitchen Dwellers, will get the music started at 8pm. This to this 21+ show are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Doors at 7pm.
The five members of Turkeyfoot share momentous instrumental talent, an enthusiasm for collaboration, and some serious songwriting chops. While the five-piece’s original songs feature themes of love and loss in contemporary settings, musically, the members share a love for traditional, straightforward bluegrass – and it shows in the no-nonsense, driving arrangements. Turkeyfoot released their self-titled debut EP last year and are now working on their first full-length outing. New single “Life Is Strange” is available now.
Micky & the Motorcars return to Southwest Montana with a performance on Thursday, June 13th at 9pm. Tickets to this to this 21+ show are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors at 8pm.
The long-running Austin band has grown its fanbase through constant touring and a fistful of increasingly confident releases, including Hearts From Above which RollingStone.com called “a heartfelt collection of driving Americana tunes.” The album, their seventh, is packed with assertive songs and road-tested crowd favorites. Micky and Gary Braun front one of the hardiest rock n’ roll bands to ever come out of the “Live Music Capital of the World.”
Looking ahead, Colorado indie act Pandas & People are set for Thursday, June 20th at 9pm. Tickets to this to this 21+ show are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Doors at 8pm.
The band’s unique sound blends traditional folk and hook-laden songwriting. Their latest album, the eclectic Out to Sea, showcases the quintet venturing into a realm of traditional folk bridged with alternative rock, crafting an earnest and personal blend of sound featuring gripping mandolin melodies, moving lyrics and edgy rhythms sections. Pandas & People have shared the stage with Twenty One Pilots, the Doobie Brothers, Judah & the Lion, and many more.