Sarasota rock band Dream Thing plays free show in downtown Tampa this weekend

Its songs channel Dum Dum Girls and The Kills.

click to enlarge Dream Thing - PHOTO VIA DREAMTHING/YOUTUBE (SCREENGRAB BY CREATIVE LOAFING TAMPA BAY)
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Dream Thing
Psych-rock” kind of undersells Dream Thing.

The Sarasota band—which is playing a free show in downtown Tampa on Saturday—certainly wears fuzz on its sleeve and feels like it just just crawled out of the garage, but songs like “Pileup” are poppy and reminiscent of both Dum Dum Girls and The Kills. It returns to headline a downtown dive The Hub where the band played support in February, with St. Pete experimental-pop outfit Chaunces and Tampa indie-rock group Blonde Gentlemen opening the no cover gig.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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