Tacoma Real Art gives stage to new bands for all ages
A concert review of local bands that joined together to celebrate freedom of expression through music
October 7, 2016
Staff Writer: Megan Sokol
In the belly of owntown Tacomawhere up and coming musicians live, four small bands. On Sept 18, Fairlady, Oblio, The Melting Point, and Dyodd all played .
Real rt has been the staple of the Tacoma music scene indulging crowds with many different bands from all over the country, including Oblio who came all the way from Los Angeles. Students and locals alike come to see bands they’ve never heard of and learn something new. former Running Start student of Pierce ollege cme see Dyodd.
Dyodd the stage with vocals and an even more powerful message. One song was named “20 housand eaths,” based on the Native American pox genocide. about how they must “take down the wall” in protest of the Trump campaign. Amidst other songs, bands like are able to express themselves however they want.
Next up was The Melting Point, a young Linkin Park-esque band whose guitarist had some electric guitar riffs and killer rhythms. Oblio soothing and serene melodic tunes were next. Oblio’s band members changed instruments during their set, which is rarely seen on stage. At Real Art, all bands have the freedom to paint whatever unique picture they desire. Bands like Fairlady, who make all of their merchandizing and album art, are what make Real Art authentic and spontaneous.
If any students have the chance, splurge on a $5 concert and discover something unheard of. Their location is at 5412 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma. For future shows go to www.realarttacoma.com.