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28/01 – Arts Club
Hovering on the cusp of adulthood, all aged 17, the members of Pennsylvanian quartet The Districts were launched to viral success in 2012 with a live HotBox YouTube session. Filled with haunting harmonica, private prayers transposed into song, and Rob Grote’s raw and raspy vocals, the session encapsulated the band’s approach to raw folk rock which has continued to define their sound. In January, The Districts arrive in Liverpool for a twice re-scheduled show, performing songs from 2020’s You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere; an album exploring uncertainty in the modern world. The show takes place ahead of the release of their fifth album Great American Painting, written during two months Grote spent living in a woodland cabin during the pandemic. Anticipate a night of emotional catharsis and reaching sounds.