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Issues to Do in Miami: Tidal Tracks at Epoca Brewing March 19, 2022



Tony Kapel and Maitejosune Urrechaga have lengthy been staples of Miami’s art-rock scene, each with their band Pocket of Lollipops and label and recording studio Houndstooth Cottage. Throughout the pandemic, with live shows and different in-person occasions nonexistent, the duo centered on recording new music.

Final December, throughout Miami Artwork Week, the husband-and-wife staff re-emerged from lockdown with every week’s price of occasions on the Seven Seas Motel, dubbed “Capturing Blanks,” that includes all method of outsider artwork, music, and performances.

So when Epoca Brewing in North Miami requested Kapel and Urrechaga to host and curate an evening on the brewery, they jumped on the likelihood.

“Tidal Tracks is a brand new night hosted by Houndstooth Cottage at Epoca Brewing in North Miami,” Kapel tells New Occasions. “That is the primary venue residency or month-to-month occasion that we’ve hosted, so it’s superior to have the ability to convey artists to a brand new location.”

The occasion takes place on the third Saturday of each month, coinciding with the month-to-month North Miami artwork stroll.

Tidal Tracks kicked off on February 19 and was a rousing success, even when the climate wasn’t 100% cooperative, in keeping with Kapel.

“The primary night time was cool,” he recounts. “it was Epoca’s third monthiversary. It did rain, so it was stalled, however as soon as it cleared we acquired going. The present opened with Analog. I noticed Analog was again collectively and so they’re nice, and it turned out to be their first present in two years. And Borri is an previous good friend and has an album on our Houndstooth Cottage label.”

Pocket of Lollipops closed out February’s present and can function the occasion’s home band going ahead. For the upcoming occasion on Saturday, March 19, although, Kapel says he is trying ahead to serving as host and organizer of a lineup of performances by Richard Vergez, Dania Sixto, and Nightly Closures. He describes the slate as “synth and modulator artists” and guarantees to be a unique expertise from the final month’s present.

“We expect it’s essential to create a unique vibe for each,” Kapel provides. “Epoca gave us the liberty to curate the exhibits, so we kind of need to make every present totally different.”

The April 16 lineup will characteristic Pocket of Lollipops, Do Not Air, and native noise legend Rat Bastard.

Future Tidal Observe editions can be deliberate based mostly on what works and would not work on the first trifecta of exhibits.

“Adapting to the house is essential. As of now, we’re bringing within the sound system, and every night time would require one thing totally different relying on who’s taking part in,” Kapel explains. “We now have additionally talked with some native authors and musicians for a collaborative storytime night time. The Epoca staff is supportive of what we’re doing, and all concepts are on the desk.”

Kapel says the partnership with Epoca may additionally increase past the month-to-month occasion if the whole lot goes effectively.

“We now have chatted about holding another occasions, equivalent to our Cashmere Kitties or considered one of our Lop-Off Classes,” he says. “We want to host nationwide acts, which might be car parking zone exhibits.”

Tidal Tracks.
8 p.m. Saturday, March 19, and Saturday, April 16, at Epoca Brewing, 12355 NE thirteenth Ave., North Miami; 305-394-5413; epocabrewing.com. Admission is free.



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