9:30 p.m. White Water Tavern.
Tiger High is the latest band from Marion natives Jake and Toby Vest. The band's debut long-player, "Myth is This," is drenched — drenched I tell you — in glorious, hazy reverb. It's Memphis rock 'n' roll, for sure. Check the garage-y swagger of "Fire," and vintage cheap-o organ tones and irresistible chorus on "Riding the Wave" and "Hot Black Honda."
But influences do creep in from outside The Bluff City. Check "Always Mine," which swings the heartache like Spiritualized at their most forlorn, or "Losing Out," which fuses shimmering guitars and a relentless beat with classic r'n'r strum, like Neu! jamming with Buddy Holly. "Boys at the Bottom" pulls off a sock-hop-rock-with-howling-overloaded-guitar-bleeding-all-over-it vibe.
Opening the show are the hard-partyin' hardliners Booyah! Dad.
After the jump, check out "Losing Out" by Tiger High.