After a horrific crash in June—in which a semi truck hit and flipped their tour van, injuring all band members and crew—caused an unexpected delay, Charleston’s The High Divers will at long last release Chicora, their follow-up to 2015’s Riverlust, on March 2, 2018 via True Blue Records.
It’s been a long road to recovery, but the band was always determined to return to the stage as soon as possible. “For a while, all we wanted to do was stare at a wall,” says frontman Luke Mitchell. “Getting back to playing got my heart beating again…We had just been sitting there in painful suspended animation, but getting back to playing shows gave us something to work towards, a goal to struggle for.” Chicora takes its name from the Charleston neighborhood the band calls home, and it’s fitting, given they did all the recording in their living room. And although the album was already finished before the van accident, it also serves as a reminder of the community that rallied around the band in its time of need. Come out to hear this incredible and resiliant band that will get you off your feet and keep you dancing all night long!
This night will also feature Beats & Bites with One Love Fusion Foods and The Chuck Truck food trucks.
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