Follow us
Mobile
Pin It

Monday, September 24, 2012

The Wombats at the Visulite Theatre tonight (9/24/2012)

Posted By on Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 8:34 AM

THE WOMBATS
Hipster Brit-pop combo channels dreamy, dancey pop of the ’90s (Blur, The Cure) and ’80s (post-punk disco, keyboards-fueled new wave). The Liverpool band’s witty, snarky, “here’s the punch line” lyrics inspire sing-alongs, since the songs are immediately catchy and laden with big hooks. The trio manages a full sound that can fill a club with expansive melodicism. Sure, they gather alt-pop nuggets of the last three decades, but instead of imitating their influences, the blokes stroll down urban streets with their own happy-go-lucky pop. Last year’s This Modern Glitch delivered a stack of songs that reflect their funky worldview. Any band that goads listeners to “Let’s Dance to Joy Division” has my vote. With Morning Parade and The Royal Concept. $17-$20. Sept. 24, 9:45 p.m. Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. 704-358-9200.

Tags: , , , , ,

  • Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Creative Loafing encourages a healthy discussion on its website from all sides of the conversation, but we reserve the right to delete any comments that detract from that. Violence, racism and personal attacks that go beyond the pale will not be tolerated.

Latest in Vibes

More by Samir Shukla

Search Events

Recent Comments

www.flickr.com
items in Creative Loafing Charlotte More in Creative Loafing Charlotte pool

© 2014 SouthComm, Inc.
Powered by Foundation