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October 31, 2022

Grandma Mousey: “Freaky Face”

By: Jack Anderson

Among the many personality types out there, those whose favorite holiday is Halloween are the ones I prefer to keep close. So if you’re like me and want to get the most brimstone for your buck on October 31st (despite celebrating Halloween year-round), welcome Grandma Mousey into your nightmare. This indie rock trio’s been trickin’ ‘n’ treatin’ around Austin since 2019, their grab bag now filled to the brim with the sweetest morsels of jazz, psychedelia, prog, and more.

Coming off this Spooky Season, Grandma Mousey is set to play 10PM Friday night at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard, along with openers p.s. feels, Lady Chops and the Goddamn Jam, and Bridey Murphy. And right in time for All Hallow’s Eve, Grandma Mousey’s given us an extra piece of shoegaze flair to help get into character for your costume. Just don’t come crying when you can’t take the “Freaky Face” off…


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