Posted in music | tour dates on January 31, 2009

Pretty & Nice @ Pianos for BV CMJ (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
Pretty and Nice

Tucked away in a basement somewhere on the outskirts of Boston, there is a secret lair filled with motley recording equipment, and a neatly organized cache of guitars, synths and other flashing electronics. The stockpile of gadgetry is owned and operated by three young gentlemen who call themselves Pretty & Nice.
Pretty & Nice will be opening for The Thermals at the Bell House tonight. It's a late show (starts at 11), and it's sold out. Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts play the early show in the same venue. Pretty & Nice play again in Brooklyn on February 5th. All dates below...

Pretty & Nice - 2009 Tour Dates
01.31.09 - Brooklyn, NY - Bell House %
02.05.09 - Brooklyn, NY - Union Hall #
02.12.09 - Burlington, VT - Monkey House @
02.19.09 - Allston, MA - Great Scott !

% - w/ The Thermals
# - w/ Tally Hall
@ - w/ Emperor X
! - w/ The Toothaches

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Comments (5)

The Thermals stomped and stepped on it last night, leaving it for dead on the side of the road. Maybe they didn't quite kill it - but it was a good show.
The new songs sounded solid alongside the oldies - in fact, they sounded much the same. Not a bad thing. A few covers including Nirvana and (maybe) a 90's song about "I'll be there"(?). The new drummer welded the beat and Kathy is always a joy to watch.
Bell House is a welcome addition to the rock club pantheon. A nice sized music room with good sound and not oversold (at least not last night). A separate bar area, also open to the public, with a good variety of beers and comfy chairs. The staff is also friendly, even offering to call a service car for those patrons who think they've wandered too far off the Brooklyn radar.

Posted by drewo | February 1, 2009 4:26 PM

the staff brought those of us waiting in line in the frigid night cookies and hot chocolate. i think that was really thoughtful. good work, bell house!

pretty & nice = hot hot heat's eighth album.

third new song thermals played was a hit. don't remember what it was called.

Posted by Anonymous | February 1, 2009 5:21 PM

very impressed by this venue. didn't think it would be too great but the show / space / employees were all real great.
will be going back to the bell house.

Posted by Anonymous | February 1, 2009 5:26 PM

The Thermals covered The Breeders' "Saints" and the place went nutso.

Posted by Anonymous | February 1, 2009 6:23 PM

This band is amazing live so much energy and fun cant wait to see them again although id love it if they got a second guitar player to fill inthe live sound (id love to be the one). And what isent a better band than one that thrives on early 90's music covering nirvana and the breeders. So perfect! Posting videos to the covers shortly

Posted by bob paulos | February 1, 2009 10:42 PM

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