Mark Carpowich 1 p.m., Feb. 27
The Broken Stems
RIYL: Black Keys, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Dispatch, Panic at the Disco, Coldwar Kids, Mumford and Sons
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Inception: San Diego, 2013
Influences: Led Zeppelin, Rusted Root, Black Keys, Mumford and Sons, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Coldwar Kids
Based in OB and PB and formed in mid-2013, the Broken Stems is fronted by singer/songwriter guitarist Jesse Gawlik, alongside Andrew Bache (drummer/singer), Chelsea Baker (bassist/singer), and Brad Sweet (keyboard/vocals). They cite their influences as including a capella groups, reggae, jazz, blues, hard rock, and soul. "No genre or emotion goes untouched with this band."
Their debut five-song EP We Are Home was released in October 2013.
- We Are Home