Jul 17, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Tuesday

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Motorco Music Hall

Motorco Music Hall, Durham, NC 27701

Neighborhood: Durham

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Cat's Cradle presents The Get Up Kids with Racquet Club, band and Ageist at Motorco in Durham 7PM Doors - 8PM Show $22 Adv - $26 Day Of Tix: http://bit.ly/GUKidsJuly17 The Get Up Kids are a band that grew up in public. Since forming in Kansas City in 199


Start on : July 17, 2018 8:00 PM Tuesday
End on : July 17, 2018 11:00 PM Tuesday

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Cat's Cradle presents The Get Up Kids with Racquet Club, band and Ageist at Motorco in Durham
7PM Doors - 8PM Show
$22 Adv - $26 Day Of
Tix: http://bit.ly/GUKidsJuly17

The Get Up Kids are a band that grew up in public. Since forming in Kansas City in 1995, they’ve established
themselves as a group whose music withstands trends and transcends the superficial in favor of something that
stands the test of time. The four-song Kicker EP -- the band's Polyvinyl Record Co. debut -- is the newest addition to their catalog of influential EPs (such as Woodson and Red Letter Day), as well as their first new release since 2011’s LP There Are Rules. Since that album came out the band have been touring when their schedules permits and living very adult lives that include activities like raising kids (Matt, Rob, Jim), moving away
(James) and moving back (Ryan), starting businesses (Ryan), getting a degree in geology (Jim), joining a local kickball league (Matt), accidentally being electrocuted on stage (Rob), or simply struggling with social media. Correspondingly while the band’s early releases were written while the band members were entering their twenties, Kicker sees them in their forties, and the songs show a perspective that can only be learned from experience. The Get Up Kids have never been afraid to try something new, but the songs here -- recorded over the course of the last year at Fire and Ice studio in Baldwin, Kansas -- mark a full-circle breakthrough for the band. Upbeat opener “Maybe” reintroduces The Get Up Kids in spectacular fashion with fuzzed-out guitars, chiming keyboards, and Pryor's distinctive cadence singing about the relational dynamics he's learned over time. “I'm Sorry,” one of guitarist/vocalist Jim Suptic’s contributions to Kicker, sees him looking back on the past two years, trying to be a better person and finding resolve in the fact that “out of all the lessons I've learned, giving up is to get burned.” Pryor reflects, “A lot of the songs early in our career were written in the perspective of being young and being in relationships and what we were going through then,” adding, “This is still a slice of life of what the band is going through now.” That dichotomy of learning from the

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