Tuesday 5th of September 2017, 7.30 PM

Slaughter Beach, Dog

The second of two consecutive nights with Slaughter Beach, Dog at SJQ.

Few bands can say they were born out of necessity, but Slaughter Beach, Dog can. In 2015, Jake Ewald, in the midst of trying to write songs for his other band Modern Baseball (which has since gone on hiatus), hit a patch of writer’s block. To get himself back in action, Ewald decided to move the focus off of himself, stitching together a loose narrative surrounding a motley cast of characters. Before he knew it, he’d written an entire album, and Slaughter Beach, Dog was no longer an exercise, it was a full-fledged band. 

“When I gave myself the specific goal to write these kinds of songs and figure out how to do it, it just broke me open in a way I really needed.” What came pouring out of Ewald was Welcome, a 10-track debut that showed his ability to create a world of his own making, all the while blurring the line between fiction and reality.

Though Slaughter Beach, Dog may have started as a project for Ewald to get past a mental block, it’s grown into something more. Under this moniker Ewald has built a rich, vibrant world—and it may very well be the one we’re living in. These two very special shows will be the first time he brings this music to UK, so make sure you come along for the ride.

Price: £12 Buy tickets
Thursday 23rd of May 2024, 7.30 PM

Sletta EP Launch

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Friday 24th of May 2024, 9pm

PEACE MILITIA

Price: £5 entrance downstairs Buy tickets
Saturday 25th of May 2024, 9pm

Kingsland records

Price: Free

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