Hot Gig Alert (9/25): Islands brings “Islomania” to life in Cambridge tomorrow
Need an excuse to put on your dancing shoes? We got you! The long-loved Montreal act Islands is currently on their first tour in five years with the energy hitting Cambridge tomorrow night! After the last eighteen months, no one needs an excuse to not come together and dance all night at this no-miss affair. The band dropped their first album in five years, one that followed a retirement from the band for frontman Nick Thorburn, “Islomania”, earlier this year. It’s been a record created over the last two years, with a new record being the perfect outlet it appears. And it’s one that is sure to come to life tomorrow in a beautiful way. Be it the Bossanova feeling first song off the record being the title track to the glimmering numbers that radiate throughout the record. Always known for putting on spectacular live performances, it’s a definite treat and oasis that Boston fans need right now!
An album created over the last two years and the 8th for the band, it came fast and furiously for frontman Nick Thorburn and one that is sure to come alive tomorrow night in Cambridge. With influences coming from all over for this album, and plenty of favorites from over the bands’ now eight album catalog sure to be on the setlist, it’s sure to be a night filled with smiles and an incredibly dancy crowd. Along for the ride is a fellow Canadian act, known for his work as frontman of longtime indie rockers Hollerado, Menno Versteeg, who will be opening up the show with an incredibly rare solo set that is sure to be a real treat. Tickets are still available here but I’d scoop them up quick! Doors are at 8 pm, and proof of vaccination is required! See you there with bells on!