Flies with Honey

Hi-Fi Music Lounge Presents

Flies with Honey

The Breaking

Thu · July 6, 2017

Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm

Hi-Fi Lounge

$5 at the Door

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

Flies with Honey
Flies with Honey
Flies with Honey was a philosophy before it was a band.
An English proverb tells us that ‘you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar,’ and singer/songwriter Jon Stinnett took the old adage to heart. Stinnett crafted tunes with Cottage Grove, Oregon-based outfit Anticipate Pie for three years, but the Pie’s eventual split would lead him in an even sweeter direction, and friends Jonathan Behr and Joe Cole now fill out a lean, powerful rock trio.
Born of upstairs jam sessions that shook the foundations of historic buildings on a classic Main Street, Flies with Honey combines rock impact, power and depth with the finesse, grooves and tunesmanship of rhythm and blues, with a healthy dose of country rock to bring it all back downhome.
The Breaking
The Breaking
The Pacific Northwest has long been known as a stronghold of alternative rock, although Portland's relatively recent rise to cultural mecca has created something of a faddish scene that barely resembles its roots. Nonetheless, a band of '90s-raised Northwesterners from the Rose City still carry the torch that illuminated their upbringing. Their self-titled debut LP, The Breaking, is a testament to the depth of that artistic heritage.

Frontman Adam Sweeney and lead guitarist Tim Karplus form the core of the band, whose vintage sound is best defined by album opener Gone Electric. From its wall of rhythm guitars that honor the band's more raucous influences to its undeniable pop chorus hook, the single represents a solid debut effort that is sure to remind listeners where alternative rock found its footing.
Venue Information:
Hi-Fi Lounge
44 E. 7th Ave
Eugene, OR, 97401
http://hifimusichall.com/