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Monday To-Do: The Honorary Title

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THE HONORARY TITLE
8:30 p.m., Revolution. $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.

These indie rockers from Brooklyn are on to something. Soulful, heartfelt lyrics combined with catchy, up-tempo melodic grooves and the low, sultry pipes of lead singer Jarrod Gorbel don't really call to mind anything else. Which is a good thing. With two albums under its belt, “Anything Else But the Truth” from 2004 and “Scream and Light Up the Sky” from 2007, the Honorary Title delve into subject matter ranging from emotional imbalances to childhood relocations, minus the lyrical fluff. As for trivia, two “Lost” actors are known fans, and the song “Accident Prone” is featured in the 2007 comedy film “Good Luck Chuck.” Their Little Rock stop will be a rare acoustic performance, with Grand Serenade and soulful singer Paul Sammons opening the all-ages show.

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