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  • The Montauk Beach House 55 South Elmwood Avenue Montauk, NY, 11954 United States (map)


City of The Sun is John Pita, Avi Snow and Zach Para. Three guys from all around the world — Ecuador, Seattle, Israel —  coming together in NYC with two guitars, a box, some bells, and a sound far greater than the sum of those parts. Their music has been called “tremendous,” “powerful,” “mesmerizing,” and “a re-invention of acoustic music.” It’s acoustic, but electric. Instrumental, but lyrical. Worldly, but deeply personal. City Of The Sun runs the gamut from wide-screen post-rock dynamics to gypsy jazz syncopations.

“It seemed as though the aggressive guitar work skated right atop post-rock chord progressions that were held down by a cajon and tambourine. The New York City band’s modern flamenco influence begged comparisons to Rodrigo Y Gabriela, showing the crowd that headbanging acoustic music exists.” - Jambase

“We don't get much instrumental rock these days… Yeah, lyrics can make it easier to convey mood/meaning, but if you can do that with just a sonic landscape, you're a true master of your art. And City of the Sun are shaping up to be master artisans. ” - Baeble Music

Earlier Event: August 1
Ilegal Music Series at Harvard & Stone
Later Event: August 5
Rock & Roll Session @ MBH