Live at High Dive: Gritt and Stop Light Observations

Saturday night at the High Dive, audiences danced to the sound of local Gainesville band, Gritt, and Stop Light Observations, a band from Charleston, South Carolina.

Although the venue was not packed, those who attended were nothing short but energetic. Many danced as though they were at a dance club instead of a rock concert.

Gritt performed first. They were critically received by the audience.

img_2332

Most of the songs the band performed were originals. They did, however, performed covers of Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” and Jet’s “Are You Gonna Be My Girl.”

Much of their original music had an edge of country with a sprinkle of rock-n-roll anger.

After taking a moment to set up, Stop Light Observations went after.

With a service dog playing on the middle of the stage, the band went on to play original songs with southern influences.

Though, unlike Gritt, the band held a more soft, folksy sound instead of the strong southern rock that boarder lined on country music. Though they do have one song titled “Leroy” allows listeners to rock out to the strums of a banjo.

The band also performed covers of Radiohead’s “Creep” and M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes.”

The night was well and everyone at the venue enjoyed themselves.

Both the Stop Light Observations and Gritt can be found on Spotify. They are also available to listen on Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/grittunes and https://soundcloud.com/stoplightobservations.

They are also available for purchase on ITunes.

img_2331

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s