The Coathangers-6/12-Outer Limits
Party Store Productions + Outer Limits presents

The Coathangers

Outer Limits Lounge
Ages 18+
The Coathangers 6/12 at Outer Limits

Party Store Productions + Outer Limits Lounge present:

The Coathangers

Friday, June 12

Outer Limits

8pm

18+

In the bygone era of arena rock, concerts were a way of promoting records. Punk challenged that notion by making rock a communal experience again: the boundaries between performer and punter were blurred; anyone could start a band; and records were no longer the definitive statement of an artist’s vision, but rather a way of promoting visceral and participatory live shows. In their early years, Atlanta trio The Coathangers were very much of the classic punk ethos—the band was a live entity, and the records were merely a document of the charisma and chaos projected from stage. But after 12 years of relentlessly touring on a steady flow of EPs and LPs, The Coathangers finally took a moment to recalibrate before diving into the creation of their sixth studio album The Devil You Know. After a summer break of reflection and reassessment, the band regrouped to make an album that captures all the vitality of their early years while honing their individual strengths into new communal achievements. It’s a record that takes their established takes on vitriolic punk, playful house-party anthems, and heartworn ballads and melds them into a new sound that retains all their former live show glories while revealing a new level of songwriting and nuance.

Venue Information:
Outer Limits Lounge
5507 Canif
Detroit, MI