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Halfstack Highlights Ep. 16 - Meet Opposite Box

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 HALFSTACK MAGAZINE

In today’s episode of Halfstack Highlights, Jen Lezan talks with Richard Long, member of Opposite Box. Opposite Box is a genre-bending experimental rock band from Chattanooga, TN known for high energy live shows and a seamless blend of jazz, rock, funk, punk and progressive – dubbed “weird rock” and “belligerent funk” – that is often compared to acts like Frank Zappa, Mr. Bungle and Parliament Funkadelic.

Opposite Box has an innovative sound that is sure to win over crowds from all walks of life and music preferences! They are band that is adaptable to their crowds mood and that truly believes in creating an experience for the audience. They don't just go up on stage and play, they get you involved and are as interesting to watch as they are to listen to. You can download their latest on their bandcamp site including the opening credits song heard in this week's podcast called "Creepy" - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

Jen talks with Richard about the bands journey, how they found their sound their current Midwest tour and so much more. The band will be in town this week doing free shows at Cowboy Monkey in Champaign on August 22nd and at Moes Tavern in Chicago on Saturday Aug. 23.  Listen and enjoy!

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We hope you enjoyed this latest episode of Halfstack Highlights. If you are interested in learning more about Opposite Box, make sure you visit them online at: Also like them on facebook at OppositeBox and make sure you RSVP for their upcoming shows this week! If you are down south, check them out at Cowboy Monkey in Champaign and if you are in the Chicagoland area you can check them out at Moe’s Tavern on Saturday Aug. 23! RSVP for the free concerts on facebook!

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