Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Thursday To-Do: Perpetual Groove

Posted By on Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 10:05 AM

Perpetual Groove plays Thursday at Revolution pic
  • Perpetual Groove plays Thursday at Revolution.

9 p.m. Revolution. $10.

If you're a casual fan of Athens, Ga., jam-circuit heavies Perpetual Groove, you'll want to take note: The band is going on an indefinite hiatus effective April 6, and this run of shows — Wednesday in Oxford, Thursday in Little Rock, Friday in Memphis and Saturday at George's Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville — are among the only ones currently scheduled.

Frontman Brock Butler wrote a letter on the band's website recently that outlined the reasons for the break. "Trying to find balance, break bad habits and develop good ones while continuing a life on the road is something I haven't been able to do," he wrote.

The other members, Adam Perry, Matthew McDonald and Albert Suttle, will continue to perform as Ghost Owl. As for the hardcore PGroove fans, they've probably already made plans to catch all of these shows. The Revolution show is 18-and-older.

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