The Squatting Chicken, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.
Friday, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Rut is a band of multitalented men, playing covers from Hedwig and the Angry Inch to Sublime and original songs as well. Composed of Craig Haughton, Jack Kennedy and Michael Kimbrell, Velvet Rut has been performing together since 2001. Employing the use of guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, cornet and voice, the trio describes its sound as inspired by rock, jazz, Brit-rock and imagination. Velvet Rut received accolades for the soundtrack they wrote and performed for Tell Me Something I Don't Know, a documentary on college students and binge drinking. They also regularly work on commercials and promotional videos and receive airplay on KRCC-FM 91.5.
-- Sara Gallagher