Daily Archives: May 9, 2019

Elk City rocks its hometown (Video)

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”:

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