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JACKSON WILCOX – VOCALS, GUITAR ♦ ERIC RICKEY - GUITAR ♦ SEAN VILLAROS – GUITAR  

MEGAN WINGERTER – VIOLIN, VIOLA, KEYS ♦ KEVIN OAKLEY – BASS  ♦ ANTHONY SERMENO – DRUMS

The music of A Crowd of Small Adventures is full of textured stories with stirring harmonies and violin flourishes.  They have been described as having Arcade Fire-like fervor, producing doom-laden Joy Division pop and Postal Service-meets-Queen rock.  The band's music moves from sweeping string-filled chamber rock to upbeat punk-inspired indie.

Their first full-length was released in 2010 to overwhelmingly positive reviews.  “There was no better example of musical perfection and pleasure in 2010 than A Crowd of Small Adventures’ A Decade in X-Rays, their second CD release.  The quartet smartly fine-tuned these nine alt-pop songs…… and the result is a flawless album.  “….the album is fantastic and so are they."  Mike Prevatt, Las Vegas City Life.

Blood was released in 2014 to great reviews:

"Blood isn’t as tight as the band’s 2010 full-length, A Decade in X-Rays, which is to also say it’s less contained, most notably in its liberation from rhythmic consistency. Opener “Youngest Blood” deviates from ACOSA’s usual four-on-the-floor anchor, only to return to it with gusto during its climax—Megan Wingerter simultaneously matching Tony Sermeno’s drum gallop with her violin—before reprising the break-beat. “Broken Season” boasts a similar structure and chamber-music inspiration, starting with a waltz that evolves toward simpler cadences. “Her Radiating Heart” is a rare Crowd slowburner that—given its atmospheric feel and arpeggiated keys—is Killers-esque, though singer Jackson Wilcox employs restrained passion where Brandon Flowers might have opted for histrionics."

~Mike Prevatt, Las Vegas Weekly

“Wilcox sings as if he were trying to dislodge his heart from his throat, his words setting the tone for an immediate yet nuanced record that’s one of the best releases to come from Las Vegas this year.”

~Jason Bracelin, Las Vegas Review Journal

 

Music

Ruby Rose – New Release

Blood

 

A Decade in X-Rays

Events

 

August 25

The Bunkhouse

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Feb 03

The Bunkhouse

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October 27

The Bunkhouse

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October 8

The Bunkhouse

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October 7

The Bunkhouse #vegasstrong

News

2017-10-22 12:14:50
 
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Guided by Voices 10/27

Opening for this amazing band!

2017 / 10 / 22
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Tribute to Alethia Prudence

An emotional tribute to an incredible musician and friend.

2017 / 10 / 08
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2014-09-21 08:00:33
 
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LV Downtown Brew Fest 2014

We had a blast at the Downtown Brew Fest. Great beer, great people! Thanks to everyone for coming out. Look forward to next year.

2014 / 09 / 21
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2014-08-14 00:58:39
 
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House of Blues

Amazing show at the House of Blues!  Many thanks to all the came to hang out with us.  Great stage, great sound guys and incredible crowd!

2014 / 08 / 14
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LV Film Festival Video

Beautiful night at the LV Film Music Video Lab hosted by the Downtown Container Park.  We have some talented local filmmakers.  Our video was filmed at Bear Bear, California!

2014 / 08 / 02
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