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The Waltham Sound: rock with Rolling Nectar and Background Orcs

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Doors open at 7:00pm and the first performance begins at approximately 7:30pm.

Boston-based ROLLING NECTAR embraces vintage to modern rock 'n roll influences- creating a uniquely honest and gritty modern rock sound. Their music is laced with psychedelic overtones, Americana, old-school blues, and soul.

The band won the Boston Hard Rock Rising competition in 2016, was nominated for the 2016 "Rock Act Of The Year" by the New England Music Awards, and was a 2015 finalist in the "Last Band Standing" competition at the Hard Rock Cafe. They opened for international touring act Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, the legendary Rusted Root, and a special tribute featuring members of Foghat and Badfinger. They are a personal local rock favorite of the Boston Red Sox organization- having been invited to perform before games on several occasions.

ROLLING NECTAR is fronted Kevin J. Graham lead vocals and guitar. He is backed by rhythm section of bruising drummer Tony St. Cyr, and bassist Aaron Haynes and rhythm guitarist Nick Moreira. They are also accompanied onstage by backing vocalists Leah Hinton and Christine Moser, known as the "Nectarines".

With a unique sound that defies normal categorization, Background Orcs combine musical styles and feels from around the globe to deliver a high-energy atmosphere for listeners as well as keep them on their toes. While some have attempted to package the Orcs' sound with brands such as "deep pocket immersive groove" or "heady psychedelic jazz fusion", one must experience the group first hand to grasp their diverse musical directions. Regardless of genre, constant craftsmanship by all four members has been a hallmark of Background Orcs from the very beginning.

The band has a strong presence in the Northeast music scene, sharing stages with artists such as Bernie Worrell, Dopapod, Consider The Source, The New Mastersounds, Rebirth Brass Band, The Nth Power, and many more. In 2014, the Orcs dropped their first full length album Villains. The Orcs have set their sights on world domination.

For those 21+, your first beverage (beer or wine) is included in the ticket price. Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages for all.

Consider having Dinner and a Show, and enjoy a great night out in Downtown Waltham!