Chi Phi Fraternity Presents
The Orange Constant
Tue · April 24, 2018
Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:30 pm
40 Watt Club
Tickets at the Door
This event is 18 and over
This is a benefit for the Mark Headen Endowment.
Benefitting the Intercept program of The North Carolina Outward Bound School.https://www.georgiatheatre.com/event/1676355/
They recorded their second album titled Point of Reference at Chase Park Transduction with Drew Vandenberg (of Montreal, Kishi Bashi, Mothers) in late 2016. Point of Reference released on March 24th, 2017 and is now available on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp, and here on the official website.
The Orange Constant draws influence from many different styles to create a musical experience that is new and unique. The Orange Constant thrives on creating songs that differ from one another and possess their own inspired character. Their songs follow no specific writing format, allowing the band to run with any ideas that bring the music to life. Fans are often drawn to their ability to meld progressive composition and improvisation with a pop-like sensibility. The band’s lyrics often include content that reveals personal values and experiences. This allows the band to groove with meaning and depth. Being influenced by bands such as My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic, and Incubus, TOC focuses their energy on live performances that resonate deeply with the audience. The band consists of Andrew Brantley (guitar/vocal), Nickalous Benson (guitar/vocal), Tyler Walker (bass/vocal), Chris Freiberg (keyboard), and Sam Groveman (drums),
“Eclectic rock n’ roll, everything from blissful southern rock and indie jams to urban funk.” – Grant Purvis (Point of Reference review)
“The Orange Constant’s confident and polished debut album Time to Go is laden with connective riffs and melodious charm. Much of the album evokes a 70’s FM AOR vibe, without appearing self conscious” – Larson Sutton, Relix Magazine
“They have hit a home run on their first trip to the plate. From the first strains of “Emily” all the way through to the jammed-out coda to “Ask Me to Jump,” Time to Go is a pure delight. You will hear influences throughout the disk, but this is fresh and exciting.” – Scott Hopkins, Music Fest News
AFTM finds its roots in classic southern rock while experimenting with sounds from blues, funk, and psychedelia to create something that is truly unique. As a six piece group, the band produces energetic live performances that rouses all types of crowds with their musical creativity, cohesion as a group, and fun atmosphere.
Currently, the band is performing at venues around Athens, Atlanta, and other cities across the southeast, and has released three original songs, with more on the way. AFTM has a passionate following that is expanding by the day and with every show.
40 Watt Club
285 West Washington St
Athens, GA, 30601