Consider it a hard rocker's dream come true. The Embassy Theatre’s Down the Line: Hard Chord will spotlight five local hard rock bands performing the music that inspired them, Saturday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m.
The event is a win-win for the community. Hard rock fans can enjoy a great night of hard rock music at an affordable price. What's more, the event provides a great opportunity for local bands to play the historic stage, while raising funds for the Embassy Theatre. So, what can fans expect at this concert?
Here, you will hear TOOL as performed by Autovator. This band melds styles and twists melodic impressions into something akin to the mayhem produced by putting jumper cables on your ear lobes. Kick back and enjoy Def Leppard songs as performed by KillNancy. KillNancy was voted the best new performer in northeast Indiana by readers of "Whatzup." KillNancy will take the stage to pay homage to a band that pioneered the metal music video on MTV.
I, Wombat is sure to wake up your ears. They local rock chameleons, ready to take on the horror-inspired lyrics of Black Sabbath. Next, covering grunge giant Alice in Chains is Kill the Rabbit, 2010 winner of "Whatzup’s" Battle of the Bands. Last but not least, is Downstrait who will perform the blood spitting songs of KISS. They are considered to be a powerful and entertaining Fort Wayne rock group ready to bring its dramatic element and signature sound to the songs of KISS.
Tickets for this all-ages show on Dec. 29 are $10 in advance and $12 the week of the show, on sale now at the Embassy Theatre box office, all other Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com.
Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people.
Lauren Caggiano was raised in Fort Wayne, and returned in 2007 upon graduation from the University of Dayton. (Go Flyers!) The president of WriteOn LLC, she specializes in writing, marketing, and French translation. In her spare time she enjoys working out, thrifting and volunteering.