Sat Mar 25 2023 at 11:00 pm

5037 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA | Washington

Comet Ping Pong Live Music
Publisher/HostComet Ping Pong Live Music
Saturday, March 25th 2023
Cheekface + Sad Park
10pm - $20 - All Ages

Los Angeles, CA
When we last left the arguably interesting adventures of Cheekface, they'd released the minor phenomenon "Emphatically No." The band's sophomore album bowed at #1 on Bandcamp's alternative and vinyl sales charts, became a college radio staple, and propelled the L.A. talk-singing trio into packed houses of Cheek Freaks across the US. So I guess now is a good time for Cheekface to return with their third LP, "Too Much to Ask."
You might say "Too Much to Ask" builds on the strengths of the first two Cheekface albums, but also refines and evolves their sound a little, and why would I argue with you? The band's songwriting battery of guitarist/singer Greg Katz and bassist Amanda Tannen show their lyrical trademark, a strangely inviting sad and sideways wit, right from the jump -- "life hands you problems, make problem-ade," they announce in the almost-unglued 1-minute-25-second album opener "When Life Hands You Problems" -- and then across the record's 11 tracks, the band proceeds to make hay out of many of life's mysteries.

Los Angeles, CA
Sad Park is an alternative emo punk band from Los Angeles, California comprised of vocalist/guitarist Graham Steele, bassist/backing vocalist Sam Morton and drummer Grant Bubar. Graham started the band in High School and in 2016 they released two EPs with the self-titled Sad Park and Good Start, Bad Endings. In 2018, they released their debut album Sleep and since then have sold out numerous shows in and around Los Angeles, toured the West Coast, Arizona, and Nevada, and have amassed over 1 million streams.

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5037 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA, United States


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