Sorry for the long hiatus here at Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone? It’s been a busy time since we last connected, and we’re hoping to get back on track now. Here’s a little something for your listening and viewing pleasure.
Elk City took to the stage in its hometown of Montclair, New Jersey, on Saturday with a super tight set that included some new music.
The afternoon set at the Center Stage Festival on Lackawanna Plaza also featured the band in its rather rare two-guitar configuration, because both Sean Eden (who also plays in Luna) and Chris Robertson were able to appear.
Elk City — which also featured songwriter Renée LoBue rocking a spectacular green and white dress, Ray Ketchem on drums, and Richard Baluyut on bass — is always a joy to see and hear, but the intertwining guitar lines give the sound some extra oomph.
Here are a couple of songs from the 45-minute set, first a new song, “Hot Rain,” followed by “He’s Having a Baby,” from the band’s 2018 album ‘Everybody’s Insecure”: