Stay at home and listen to original music from the rock duo: June IND! Chris June and Emily Larimer team up and will be going live on our Facebook page March 26th at 7pm, as part of our monthly Friday Night Live series. So tune in, relax and enjoy the music from the comfort and safety of your own home. Join us via our Facebook Live event page @artlafayette!
Power duo Chris and Emily (June IND) will strip down their big rock sound to two voices, an acoustic guitar, and a djembe drum to perform a collection of their original three-chord, three-minute compositions about love and life.
Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. With June and Larimer’s hard rock roots ingrained in the DNA of the project, the EPs also represent an evolving sound. June’s guitar prowess is on display through layered acoustic and electric tracks on top of Larimer’s booming beats. The upbeat “Optimists” sound also frames their best lyrics yet. Songs like “From a Foreign Son” tackle our nation’s immigration and refugee policies while “Ok, Alright” questions a shaky economy and mystifying political decisions. June IND’s perspective is not heavy-handed or somber, however. There is hope behind grim issues, which makes it easy to be fans of these sonic “Optimists.”
Sample some of their original tunes at the link below and be sure to show them follow them on their social media pages!
Whether in person or via Facebook, this FREE event is possible thanks to our Presenting Sponsor: Purdue Federal Credit Union!