Upon hearing Fly Upright Kite, it will become immediately obvious how this Boston-based band has gained a large and loyal following. Fly Upright Kite is a young, energetic pop/rock group that blends heartfelt compositions with well-crafted pop melodies. The powerful choruses and inventive hooks are sure to linger in your head for days. Having shared the stage with national touring bands Denison Witmer, Umbrellas, Brandston, As Tall As Lions, Quiet Drive, Moneen, the Hush Sound, and big-name local acts (Medicated Kisses, Therefore I Am, The Killing Moon), Fly Upright Kite is constantly adding new listeners to its dedicated fanbase. The band is currently recording its new album with Mike Poorman (Hot Rod Circuit, TREOS, Paulson) and Brian McTernan (Circa Survive, Moneen). Armed with a dynamic and expressive live show and the unusual use of violin, Fly Upright Kite produces a fresh, compelling sound that makes them one of the most captivating bands on the competitive New England music scene.
Ellis Ashbrook generates ferocious sounds and swarming vibrations that swim in a psychedelic pool of aquatic delays. This band has rocked audiences all over New England. The songwriting reverberates with beauty and heaviness, respect for the funk, and a love of unique grooves. These players and singers have the prowess, technique, and tenacity to play original music that transcends trends.
Also appearing: Bad Rabbits.