Join M4TR in the Retrofuture for an electrifying 3+ hours of rebellious dance-rock vibes on Thursday, December 14, at The Renegade VA.
An acronym for “Music 4 The Revolution,” DC’s rebellious dance rock band M4TR come from the “Retrofuture,” where the boundaries between genres blur into one musical utopia. Unafraid to experiment with various styles and sonic elements, the band describes their music as “what tomorrow sounds like from the past.”
For their upcoming show at The Renegade, M4TR will be playing a mix of original tracks, old and new, as well as cover songs by various bands that have inspired them through the years, such as The Cure, The Cars, No Doubt, and more. Split into three parts, M4TR’s set will be as follows:
Hour 1: Old School
Death By Selfie, Middle of the Road (Pretenders Cover), Burning Train, Trolls, Bring Back Hippy Jesus, Desire (U2 Cover), Why Can’t I Be You (The Cure Cover), We Better Take It From Here, Just What I Needed (The Cars Cover), Are You Gonna Be My Girl (Jet Cover), Angry White Man, One Last Show
Hour 2: Retro-Future Hits
The Spektre, Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics Cover), Coup de Grace, Kill The Self, Life Without Her, No Tomorrow, 99 Red Balloons (Nena Cover), Rio (Duran Duran Cover), Hooks, Just Out of Time, It’s My Life (No Doubt Cover), Let Love Turn This World Around
Hour 3: Retro-Future Part Deux
Monkey God (Extended), Kids in America (Kim Wilde Cover), Siren Song, Shade of Blue, In It To Win It, Flashdance (Irene Cara Cover), Call Out To The Nation, Mr. Blue Sky (ELO Cover), Walk Out On Their World, Africa (Toto Cover), Fight The Good Fight
The show starts at 8 PM, with tickets and more information available here.
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