ANN ARBOR, Mich. – With an EP already out and a new album on the way, Michigan-based pop-punk band Conway heads to The Club Above in Ann Arbor on Saturday.
Conway's EP “Open Your Eyes” came out in the spring of 2015. The release followed several singles, as well as the band’s first acoustic show in January 2015.
Repping their home state, an acoustic ode to The Mitten, "Homes," was released in early 2015:
"I left my heart in Detroit City/I'm 1,000 miles away from home /But Michigan will always call me /Back to the place where I belong."
Since then, the band has taken to the road, performing in 10 states and more than 50 shows in 2016 alone, including a Midwest fall tour with Silver Age and an East Coast winter tour with Tranquility. A few spring 2017 tours are already booked as well, and Conway will be performing in the South, Midwest and East Coast.
Relatable and honest, Conway’s songs tell stories and turn life into tracks that are catchy and real. Instead of the repetition of a chorus or verses, the band hashes out anecdotes that are meaningful and don’t get tiresome.
Currently working in the studio, the guys are slated to release an album in late spring or early summer, while fitting local shows into their touring schedule.
At the Feb. 18 show, Conway will be playing new music. Other performers on the bill include Riot Shield, Silver Age, Oakhill and The Thoughtlife.
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