Smart bets: The Secret B-Sides

How will you spend Record Store Day 2016? One option is a free show by two local bands. After eight years with the same lineup, The Secret B-Sides know how to stir up a crowd with its “solid-gold baby-making music,” according to the soul band’s website. Also on the bill is Slo_Gold, the side project that sees B-Sides keyboard player Jeff Knorr pushing his songwriting, singing and engineering talents to the forefront. Written and recorded at his CollapseAble Studios from 2004-08, The Bridge stacks synthesized and earthy embellishments atop a laid-back pop-rock foundation. Two songs from the album appear on Slo_Gold’s first 7-inch vinyl, which debuts at the show. Slo_Gold will re-create The Bridge live before transitioning into the B-Sides set at Highland Brewing Co.’s tasting room on Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of The Secret B-Sides



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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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