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Happy Birthday WMSE Day One: Calling Me Lightning + Holy Sh*t! at Club Garibaldi’s

Monday, March 14:
Club Garibaldi’s [2501 S. Superior]
Call Me Lightning w/ Holy Sh*t!
9pm, 21+, FREE

Because you like your music loud, wound like a spring and your concerts a wee bit sweaty, you’ve probably seen Milwaukee’s Call Me Lightning nearly every show they’ve played in their hometown. So have we. That’s why we’re letting the three-piece punk rock instigators kick off our birthday celebration week tonight at Club Garibaldi’s [2501 Superior] alongside hardcore short-setters, Holy Sh*t!. Why should you consider a Monday evening with CML? Local press, Seizure Chicken has called their latest release [When I am Gone, My Blood Will Be Free / Dusty Medical Records]a cleverly strong post-punk album, with its lingering sense of anarchy, rebellion or something in-between, that invokes the listener to clutch to each verse [guitarist Nathan] Lilley spits as an inspiring pre-battle speech” and The Onion’s A.V. Milwaukee says the album is, “a thoroughly reckless ride”, giving props to the band’s more recent melodic forays into their namesake’s musical territory — after all, a band named after a song by The Who only has so much time before they cave into their true inspiration…

Check out their performance from last April’s Monotonix show at the Bay View Legion Hall, above, courtesy of High Frequency.

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