Dumptruck

ONCE Somerville presents

Dumptruck

Sat, June 16, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10.00 - $13.00

ONCE Somerville presents Dumptruck

with TBD

$10 advance/$13 day of show

7pm doors/8pm show

Lounge opens at 6pm.

(Come on by to play a game of pool, pinball, or to just hang out!)

Physical tickets are available at:

A Curated World by Kay McGowan

160 Highland Ave

Wed - Fri: 1pm to 8pm

Sat - Sun: 12pm to 6pm

 

Dumptruck
Dumptruck
Dumptruck, formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1983 by guitarists and singers Seth Tiven and Kirk Swan, is - for lack of a better turn of a phrase - the band that wouldn't die. Coming quickly out of the gate in the college radio heyday that was the early 1980's, critics and fans alike responded to Tiven and Swan's earliest efforts, 1984's D is for Dumptruck and 1986's Positively, with rave reviews. A following quickly grew, but the wear and tear of years on the road led to Swan deciding to part ways with the band in late '86. Tiven, faced with calling it quits or carrying on did the only thing he knew to do - soldier on. Now based out of Austin, Texas and with a rotating collection of steady bandmates, Tiven has released four studio albums in the years since. From 1987's critically acclaimed for the country to 2001's muscular Lemmings Travel to the Sea, Tiven has stayed true to his original muse – powerfully personal songs floating on an endless wave of driving guitar. The new record, Wrecked, is more of the same with, perhaps, a touch more anger and a lot more of the wisdom that comes with having kept Dumptruck alive and vital for all of these years
Venue Information:
ONCE Lounge
156 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA, 02143