11/8: 3rd Annual Chili Cookoff, Fletcher C. Johnson, Las Rosas @ Vertical House Records (6pm chili cookoff / 8pm show)

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Sunday November 8th

3rd Annual Chili Cookoff!

Chili Cookoff starts at 6pm and is free to enter! Crock Pot entries need to be at the store no later than 6:30 for judging. Winners will take home gift certificates and other swag! Show attendees get to eat lots of chili and listen to two awesome touring bands!

Fletcher C Johnson (Brooklyn / Burger Records)

Fletcher C. Johnson may have established his roots playing with King Tuff, but his own material truly reflects his rock ‘n roll pedigree. Starting off sounding like “The Ballad of John and Yoko” being covered by the International Submarine Band, “Happy Birthday” establishes itself as a nostalgic amalgamation of 60s stylists playing a house party, as the vocals kick in with “When the dance has barely started / and the cops are at the door…” But where most of today’s groups convey a good time through recklessness, Fletcher sings with measured, joyful observance and a subdued compliance. When the chorus hits, he doesn’t incite – so much as sweeten with a melody resolution like Jan & Dean. Debut album, It Rained Something Wicked was released in 2010 on Burger Records, followed by sophomore effort Salutations, in 2012. Fletcher C. Johnson is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Las Rosas (Brooklyn / Burger Records)

Breezy garage pop hitz from Jose of Harlem (the band) on Burger Records!

Chili Cookoff @ 6pm
Show @ 8pm
Admission $5

Vertical House Records
2211 Seminole Drive, RR#3
Huntsville, AL 35805

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