Local Band Local Beer: Porchlight Apothecary, with DRISKILL

May 11, 2017 9:30 PM

Doors Open: 8:30 PM
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ADVANCED Public Onsale: March 24, 2017 10:00 AM to May 11, 2017 6:30 PM
Tickets are $5 ($3 with college ID)

Porch Light Apothecary began in 2014 as a musical collaboration between Brent Jordan and Jason Elliott. They began, as a duo, exploring the vast array of original songs Brent has written and recorded on solo albums over the years, some of which have been featured on NBC's hit television show Scrubs, as well as several documentaries and films. Most of these explorations took place in the comfort and intimacy of their front porches. Porch Light Apothecary was born from the idea that music is medicine for the soul.

The band continues to soar to new heights with the 2015 addition of Brandon Whitesell and the more recent (2016) addition of Chris Wear. The quartet has quickly lifted their sound from the front porch to something much larger. Their sound continues to blossom into more magical realms as illustrated on their latest album, Silence to Sound, released on October 14, 2016. The album was recorded in May 2016 in the fantastic community of Carrboro, NC by Saman Khoujinian and the wonderful people surrounding Sleepy Cat Recordings.

Porch Light Apothecary's musical collaboration is sure to stir something inside of you; drawing you in from different roads of life; calling you up to the music being played by the front porch lights; taking you on a magical musical journey.

DRISKILL was formed in Wilmington, NC by banjo player Ethan Driskill, and guitarist JD Williamson. Since then, the folk-rock duo has become a full band - performing and climbing their way up the Wilmington music scene. With a blend of rolling banjo lines, beautiful harmony variations, big electric sounds, and other folk/blues rooted instrumentation; the duo is creating their own niche in the folk rock world.

Originally driving off of Ethan Driskill's self released 2014 EP "Summer Haze," the duo released their first full length album "Country Blues" on April 8, 2016 through Attic Space Records. With honest lyrics, catchy rhythms, and defining sounds that stick in your head, Driskill's and Williamson's songwriting is sure to be a new staple in the music world.

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