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Trophy Dad Kicks Off Tour With an Incredible Hometown Gig

Trophy Dad brought warm, indie jams to the High Noon Saloon last night in Madison, WI. Known to many in the Madison area, Trophy Dad drew a large and rambunctious crowd of friends and fans, despite finals week.

The audience was warmed up after three openers. “Theme From Trophy Dad” opened the set, flawlessly transitioned into fan-favorite “Louis Sachar”.  Abby Sherman and Jordan Zamansky share the main vocals, with each of their voices bringing something different to the table.  When they sing together it is a wondrous combination of deep consistency from Jordan and lilting, higher notes from Abby.

After debuting an unnamed new song, the concert’s energy peaked during “Trichotillomania”, my personal favorite from this band. It emphasizes catchy guitar lines and amazing lyrical work from Abby. Abby was the star of the show, both interjecting playful remarks about Jordan’s new nickname, “Buzz-lord Jarvis”, and professing her love of Guns N’ Roses.

Trophy Dad closed their planned setlist with “Addison”, a single off of their Dogman EP. The band was coaxed into playing an encore, despite some hesitation. The concert concluded with an electrifying rendition of “You Never Responded and I Made Up Wild Stories in My Head That Turned Out to Be True”, a song off of their album Shirtless Algebra Fridays. Guitarist Henry Stoehr provided an amazing amount of drive for the song, ending the concert on an exceptional note.

This show acted as Trophy Dad’s tour kickoff.  They will be in Chicago tonight at Beat Kitchen; go check out their exceptional live showGrab tickets here.

All photos by Morgan Winston

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