Panda Bear To Headline Gorilla vs. Bear's Fourth Annual Granada Theater Showcase.
Earlier today, our friends over at Gorilla vs. Bear dropped the lineup for the fourth reincarnation of their annual, self-titled, Granada Theater-hosted affair. And, once again, the event looks pretty much like what you'd expect to see from the internationally-recognized taste-making site's regular summer offering.
Also? It's a reminder that site founder Chris Cantalini knows what he's doing.
First, the biggest news: Headlining GvsB IV, which is set to go down on Friday, September 12, is Panda Bear. Exciting stuff, no doubt, given the contributions that the man behind that moniker, Noah Lennox, has made both as a solo act and as part of Animal Collective — work that Gorilla vs. Bear has championed since the site's inception,
Rounding out the bill is the dance-heavy riffs of SOPHIE, the dreamy vocal stylings of one-time local Leanne Macomber's new Ejecta project, the trance-inducing beats of Doss and the experimental tendencies of Blues Control.
Panda Bear cover image by Brian DeRan.