Many of the bands populating the congested Nashville, TN garage-rock scene seem interchangeable, but a solid few have emerged as worthy ambassadors over the past half-decade, giving the rest of the country a taste of what Tennessee’s capital is up to these days. The generically named Music Band is one of those groups. The trio dropped its latest LP, Wake Up Laughing, on April Fool’s Day, and the record’s healthy sense of irony reflects its title and release date. But Music Band is no joke; its honest reverence for rock and roll from punk to Petty is evident on thrilling, three-minute tunes like “Green Lights.” Another Music City standout, Faux Ferocious, opens Saturday’s show.
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