Brooklyn-based indie punk outfit Bear Hands have been clawing their way to the top ever since the release of their 2014 LP Distraction. Whether they're ripping through favorites like "Giants" or treating fans to earlier tracks from their 2010 EP What A Drag, Bear Hands' gritty sound and high-energy stage presence make for a live experience that's just as electrifying as their recordings. On their latest tour the four-piece will deliver a series of power-packed shows as both an opener for Cage the Elephant and a headlining act on their own highly anticipated dates.
Formed by two Wesleyan University students in 2006, Bear Hands got their start in the local hardcore punk scene, penning songs and playing gigs throughout the New York area. The band quickly became well known among the NYC community, generating significant buzz with their breakout EP Golden. Touring with several big-time indie rock acts including MGMT, Passion Pit, and Vampire Weekend, Bear Hands earned acclaim as a celebrated live act and gained a considerable cult following along the way. With the release of 2014's Distraction came their breakout track "Giants", which garnered major rotation on national radio and put Bear Hands on the bill at a number of high-profile festivals. Back on the road the band will have concertgoers dancing all night on a string of highly anticipated tour dates.
FANS WHO BOUGHT TICKETS SAY:
"You can't help but enjoy a bit of booty-grooving at Bear Hands' show. They played a few new songs that definitely fit nicely into they're sound and set lists."
"Good show. Solid performance by Bear Hands. New material was awesome."
"The night was fantastic. Music was original and smart. Very sophisticated yet accessible. Cannot wait to see them again!"