Dynamic Chicago live act FILLIGAR coming to MOTR Pub on Sunday, October 14, 2012

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Filligar
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FILLIGAR and CORALEE & THE TOWNIES
Sunday, October 14, 2012
MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio; 513-381-6687
free, ages 21-up, 9pm
www.motrpub.com

Filligar is a touring American rock quartet hailed as “one of the best young bands in America.” The lineup – three Mathias brothers and Casey Gibson – remains unchanged since the band’s early days recording and performing as teenagers in Chicago.

Filligar’s latest release The Nerve was nominated for Best Rock Album of 2012 at the Independent Music Awards.  Says keyboardist Casey, “It’s an album that was conceived during sound checks and written to be performed.” Upon finishing the album, Filligar hit the road in their red van and toured across North America while living out of suitcases.

Live performance has become the band’s lifeblood. Boston music blog the RSL named Filligar one of the Top 8 Live Acts in America alongside fellow Windy City rockers Wilco.  Filligar were hand-picked by Counting Crows to join them this summer on the Outlaw Roadshow. They followed up this tour by headlining The Gramercy Theater in NYC and playing with The Alabama Shakes at The Metro’s Lollapalooza kick-off party. Don’t miss your chance to see them this fall on their headlining tour.

http://filligar.com/

http://coraleeandthetownies.bandcamp.com/