155 Fell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
8:00 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013
Supporting Acts: B. Hamilton, Hindu Pirates VARIOUS CRUELTIES
A four-piece, multicultural lineup – led by a mod, Liam O' Donnell, and with a black rhythm section and dreadlocked bassist – Formed by frontman Liam O'Donnell in London two years ago, Various Cruelties is an alternative indie soul incarnation. The four-piece outfit fuse classic British guitar pop with Stax grooves to create a form of mod goth motown pop. Their self-titled debut album is available through their own label, Almanac Recordings on iTunes. The album was recorded by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Goldfrapp, Foster The People) and Homes & Homes who's production on track "If It Wasn't For You" is currently used in the holiday TV ad for diamond jeweler, Zales, where previous artists feautured included Alabama Shakes and The Black Keys.