Indie-rock frontman Rick Maguire will play the songs of Pile in solo Tampa show this Friday

He must miss the band as much as we do.

click to enlarge Rick Maguire of Pile - Photo by Adam Parshall
Photo by Adam Parshall
Rick Maguire of Pile
It looks like Nashville-turned Boston indie band Pile is taking a quick break—or at least not risking trying to get the whole band on tour during a pandemic—because lead singer Rick Maguire is hitting the road solo for a run that includes a March 4 stop at Tampa's Hooch and Hive.

Last year, he released a solo acoustic album, Songs Known Together, Alone, full of Pile songs, likely as a symbol of the loneliness that comes with social distancing. But it must have done incredibly well among fans, because Maguire is set to perform alongside KC Wren of Thou, and local favorite Story Mode at the West River venue near downtown Tampa.
Maguire has said that Pile will return to perform some live shows in the fall, but in the meantime, don’t be surprised if he plays the entire album. He must miss the band as much as we do.

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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.
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