They are described by so many combinations of genres that there's really no point in trying to categorize them. The indie rock outfit Grizzly Bear, has become a staple at modern day music festival and on the playlist of virtually every indie rock fan. The Bear will grace the Michigan scene on September 26 at the Michigan Theater.
As one of the only non-electric outfits signed to Warp Records, Grizzly Bear is most well known for its harmonies, acoustic guitars, and completely awesome music videos. They have recently appeared at the Pitchfork Music Festival, South by Southwest, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza in 2008. Festival goers can all but expect bears at every independent music festival they plan on attending.
Their latest album titled Veckatimest despite being leaked to the public and sounding terrible according to singer/guitarist Ed Drotse debuted at #8 on the US Billboard Charts. Critics exclaim that Veckatimest is a huge step forward for the band as far as experimentation and complexity goes. Live footage of the band will also appear on the documentary All Tomorrow's Parties, celebrating the music festival with the same name.
Don't miss the constantly evolving Grizzly Bear at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arborwith indie rock/dream pop band Beach House. Tickets range from $18-$42 for both main floor and balcony seats.