Thursday, October 2 – Soulive’s Alan Evans
Thursday, October 2 – Soulive’s Alan Evans
Thursday, October 2 – Soulive’s Alan Evans

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Nectar’s Presents a spectacular co-bill tonight featuring the return of Dopapod plus the incredibly talented Consider the Source.

Dopapod is not so much a jam band as they are a band that improvises.”

They are an electronic band without computers. They are a metal band with groove and soul.  They are a funk band that’s not afraid to get intricate.  With no regard towards toward stylistic boundaries, the sound that emerges from the quartet both live and in the studio is as varied and diverse as the many influences that they adapt from. Their approach to complementing a distinct genre bending sound to top-notch musicianship is what has kept the quartet committed to evolving their unique brand.  This progressive song writing leaves room for boundless improvisational exploration and has been the root of why more and more music lovers are steadily growing in numbers eagerly returning for more.

NYC trio Consider the Source defy easy description. If intergalactic beings of pure energy, after initiation into an order of whirling dervishes, built some kind of pan-dimensional booty-shaking engine, powered by psychedelics and abstract math, it’d probably just sound like a CTS tribute band. Drawing from progressive rock, fusion and jazz, with alien sounds soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles, CTS blends disparate parts into a striking, utterly original whole. Dubbed “Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion”, the band’s music strikes a rare balance between cerebral and emotional, intellectual and primal. A relentless touring schedule has won the band a fervent following from California to Israel, with fans ranging from jam-band hippies and jazz cats to corpse-painted headbangers and prog geeks.

Doors: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm
 
Ages: 18+
 
Tickets: $18  (note: there is a $2 surcharge at the door if under 21)

 

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Powerful and original; CAPITAL Zen has swept the scene with innovative riffs and challenging compositions. With a wide spectrum of inspiration, CAPITAL Zen’s roots tap everything from Jazz to Punk, Prog to Classical, Metal to Blues, along with many other stops in between. Zen creates a feel and tone unlike any other. Since 2009 CAPITAL Zen has managed to progress and shape unique grooves, while refusing to sacrifice quality vocals or thought provoking lyrics. With a little unzi and perhaps some 7/9, CAPITAL Zen keeps the blood flowing and feet stomping.

Saratoga’s favorite jamband, High Peaks, opens the show!

Doors: 9:00pm
Show: 10:00pm

Ages: 18+

Tickets: $5 at Door  ($10 if under 21)

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