Pepper & Friends (LIVESTREAM)

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Sat Aug 15

Pepper & Friends (LIVESTREAM)

Doors: 6:00 pm
Start: 6:00 pm
Age: All ages

Golden State Greens and NoCap Present: A Night of Stripped Back Performances.

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LIVESTREAM


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Ticket Price: $10 / $15 (includes 1 raffle ticket) / $20 (includes 2 raffle tickets)


NoCap / Golden State Greens / 91x Present


Raffle: $5 per ticket
Grand Prize: Signed Drum Head that was used in the show, Local Motion LP, Pepper T-Shirt of your choice & Signed
Yesod Williams Signature Vic Firth Drum Sticks
Runner Up: Signed Local Motion LP & Pepper T-Shirt of your Choice
Third Place: Signed Local Motion LP

Pepper

The trio, who formed in 1997 and moved to the mainland from their hometown of Kailua Kona, Hawaii in 1999, pressed pause after the release of their fifth album, Pink Crustaceans and Good Vibrations, in 2008. There was a sense of fatigue and disunity amongst the three musicians, who took some time off from music both apart and together before rejoining to create an EP, Stiches, in late 2010. The songs on that release re-energized the group, revealing an urgent desire to make a new album that reflected where they are in their lives and career now. After some tour dates in support of the EP, Pepper sat down and focused on their sixth album, a self-titled released that swings open the door on this new chapter.

Pepper has toured extensively with groups like 311, Slightly Stoopid, Flogging Molly and Sublime With Rome, and spent several summers on Warped Tour – and this live sensibility shows. You can almost feel the sand in your toes and the sun on your back as the album progresses, the musician’s amiable personalities palpable beneath the island rhythms and mellow tones. The band’s music – both live and on their releases – is really about enjoying life and being grateful for each experience, a sensibility that’s very familiar to the three musicians currently in their career. From their 1999 debut Give’n It to their 2006 standout album No Shame, which was recorded with 311’s Nick Hexum, No Doubt’s Tony Kanal and Butthole Surfers’ Paul Leary, Pepper has embodied not only a style of music but a lifestyle, one that’s most easily found on beaches across the world, but also one that’s relatable to anyone anywhere.