The Kopecky Family Band and The Eastern Sea will travel to Ames on Wednesday, January 23 for a show at the Maintenance Shop (2229 Lincoln Way) on the Iowa State University campus. The M-Shop doors will open at 7:30 p.m., and the music will start at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 the day of the concert. ISU students pay $2 less with a valid student ID. Tickets may be purchased at the Maintenance Shop box office or online through MidwesTix. This will be an all ages show.
The Kopecky Family Band got their start in Nashville in the fall of 2007. Though the members are a close-knit group, they are not actually related. The indie alt-rock band has traveled the nation performing at festivals like Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, South by Southwest, Bonnaroo, and CMJ. The KFP has released three EP's, and finally released their first full-length studio album, Kids Raising Kids, in October of last year. Check out music from the band in the nearby video.
The Eastern Sea is an indie progressive rock band from Austin, Texas. They got their start back in 2005 and have performances at CMJ and SXSW to their credit. The Eastern Sea has released two EPs (both self-titled), as well as a full length album entitled Plague that came out in June of 2012.