January 12

He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister

The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St.

9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com

Not a lot of bands take their name quite so literally, but the Kolar siblings (brother and sister Rob and Rachel) lead their six-piece throwback group of six to terrains of tin pan alley, folk, jazz and early rock, filtered through a modern lens. The band is cultivating the power of crowdsourcing – they remain unsigned, self-releasing each record, and their current push is to get a working tour van of their own. DIY ethics are leaving the confines of punk and are finding a comfortable place in the general world of music.


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