Black Pistol Canadian rock duo Black Pistol Fire formed in 2011. Originally from Toronto, they moved out of Ontario and are currently based out of Austin, Texas. The band consists of Kevin McKeown (guitar/vocals) and Eric Owen (drums). There sound is a modern take on classic garage-punk, which you’ll be able to hear for yourself at Bunbury this year.
Sir Sly Sir Sly is an indie rock trio from Los Angeles, California that formed in 2012. What helped the band achieve international fame was their song “Gold” being featured in the accolade trailer for popular video game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The track peaked at the number 27 slot on the Billboard Alternative chart and number 45 on the Rock Airplay chart. Their single “High” stood strong at number two on Sirius XM’s Alt 18 countdown. The song was also used in an episode of the show 13 Reasons Why.
Manchester Orchestra Manchester Orchestra is an indie rock band from Atlanta Georgia. The group was formed in 2004, featuring Andy Hull (rhythm guitar/vocals), Robert McDowell (lead guitar), Andy Prince (bass), and Tim Very (drums). The band will now be adding Bunbury to the list of music festivals they’ve performed at including Bonnaroo, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Firefly, Reading and Leeds, and more. Manchester Orchestra released their most recent album, A Black Mile to the Surface, about a year ago.
Post Malone Post Malone is a rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer from Syracuse, New York. He rose to fame with the release of his debut single “White Iverson.” He created his first mixtape using Audacity when he was only 16 years old. He released his first album Stoney at the end of 2016 and it went double platinum in 10 months. His second, full-length album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, came out about a month ago and he recently broke the Beatles record for most top 20 hits at once.
Jack White Last, but certainly not least, Jack White. Best known for fronting the legendary White Stripes, he has also been a part of several other projects, namely The Dead Weather, The Raconteurs, and of course his solo project. He has also worked as a producer for other artists through his label, Third Man Records. Jack White can be considered eccentric, but the man is undoubtedly an incredible talent. You can read INHAILER’s Sam Banasek’s review of Jack White’s latest record, Boarding House Reach, which released earlier this year.
And that wraps up this little series on the Bunbury lineup! Be sure to get your tickets if you haven’t already and go enjoy some great live music!