Brooklyn Based Watermelon at Be Here Now
Brooklyn-based funk-rock band making their Muncie debut.
Free Press Report
MUNCIE, IN - Watermelon is looking forward to their first Muncie, Indiana performance, at Be Here Now on Monday, September 16, 2013.
Watermelon, stationed in the heart of New York, is formed from the dynamic interplay of two lead vocalists and an upbeat trio of drums, guitar and bass. Their sound has been called raucous rock and roll with a punch of funk and undertones of hip hop. While the band’s spirit can be traced to the revelry and camaraderie of bands like Sly and the Family Stone, Watermelon does not shy away from a menagerie of diverse musical influences.
This September holds the band’s eleven-day tour, playfully dubbed “The WaTOURmelon.” The band plays with such passion that every show is special in and of itself.
At the start of 2013, Watermelon released the full length album, Sleepover. With eight energetic and powerful songs, the group shows their ability to breach into the domain of funk rock. According to Mikey Asserrad of VICE, “Watermelon blends classic New York noise likes ESG with dynamic call-and-response male/female vocal interplay.”