The Mercury Program

Johnny Brenda's Presents

The Mercury Program

Square Peg Round Hole

Fri, November 16, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$15.00

This event is 21 and over

All shows are 21+ Proper I.D. required for admission

The Mercury Program - (Set time: 10:00 PM)
The Mercury Program
On November 2nd, Lovitt Records will reissue The Mercury Program’s acclaimed third full-length A Data Learn the Language on 2xLP. Long out of print and extremely hard to find on vinyl.

To celebrate the release, the band will head out for a series of dates across the East coast. These shows will include two full sets. The first set consists primarily of material from Chez Viking (2009) and New Myths (2016), followed by a second set featuring a performance of A Data Learn the Language in its entirety.

Formed in August of 1997, The Mercury Program was originally a trio consisting of Dave Lebleu on Drums, Sander Travisano on Bass, and Tom Reno on Guitar and Vocals. In July of 1999 the band released their self-titled debut full-length on Boxcar Records.

Shortly after the self-titled album was released, the band began working with Tiger Style, and Whit Travisano joined the band as a full-time 4th member.
Square Peg Round Hole - (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Square Peg Round Hole
Square Peg Round Hole formed in 2011 while studying music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, in Bloomington, Indiana. The band has shared bills with Built To Spill, The Album Leaf, Mae, This Will Destroy You, and The Joy Formidable, and has been featured at major venues across the country including the Electric Factory, Old National Centre, Le Poisson Rouge, and the World Café Live.

Elegant, articulate, and expansive, Juniper, the new record from instrumental percussion trio Square Peg Round Hole manages to convey – and evoke – an entire range of human emotions despite its lack of a single sung word. "Because we are an instrumental group, our hope is that people connect with the songs and assign their own meanings to them," says Evan Chapman. "Without lyrics telling the listener how to feel, it leaves the music as an open-ended question." A sonic mirror reflecting the listener’s subconscious emotional state back at themselves, Juniper engages with the fundamental and primeval.
Venue Information:
Johnny Brenda's
1201 N. Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19125
http://www.johnnybrendas.com/