The Growlers: “City Club”

This week, the Song of the Day features ACL Fest 2017 artists.

The Growlers are grittier than their SoCal place of birth would suggest. While a lot of their California compadres opt for sunshine, the Growlers head for the shade. It’s no wonder Julian Casablancas produced their fifth album, last year’s City Club. The Growlers have a little Strokes in their DNA, crafting garage rock with a modern bounce.

The band also hosts its own annual music festival, but this weekend they’re gracing ours. “City Club” is a perfect entrance into the Growlers’ own peculiar club, built around a funky riff and singer Brooks Nielsen’s sinister croon.

“City Club” appears on City Club, out now.

–Art Levy // host, Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., producer, My KUTX

The Growlers at ACL Fest 2017:

*Sunday, October 15 // Miller Lite stage // 5:15 p.m.

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