Charly Bliss is coming to the Entry on 5/12


My first impression of Charly Bliss were two things. Introducing me to the word “bubblegrunge” and almost stealing the show from Veruca Salt at the Cedar in 2015. I loved their stage presence and their vibe combining the best of a bubbly pop band with rocking tunes.

Fast forward to 2017 and Charly Bliss just released their first full length album “Guppy” a couple of weeks ago and are headed out on tour. That tour will bring them to First Avenue’s Entry next week on Friday 5/12. Tickets are still available HERE but don’t count on last minute tickets, those guys are hot right now. 5

If it’s true that listening to just the right record at just the right moment can psychically transport you to some other time and place, then Charly Bliss—an NYC band responsible for having crafted some of the finest guitar-crunched power pop this side of an old Weezer record with a blue cover—can pretty much turn any space into an adult-friendly version of your old teenage bedroom, a candy-scented safe space for extreme fits of happiness and angsty teen-level explosions of romantic ennui.

Though Charly Bliss has been a band for over half a decade, the path that led to their first full-length record, Guppy, has been anything but straightforward. As the story goes, the band officially started when frontwoman Eva Hendricks and guitarist Spencer Fox, both just 15, crossed paths at a Tokyo Police Club show in New York City, but the ties within the band go much deeper than that. “It’s kind of insane and hilarious,” says Eva, “Sam is my older brother, so obviously we’ve known each other our whole lives, but all of us have been connected to each other since we were little kids. Dan Shure and I dated when we were in our early teens and he and Spencer went to summer camp together. Dan and I broke up years ago, but eventually he’d become our bass player. The reason we all get along so well has to do with the fact we share this ridiculous history. We are all deeply embedded in each other’s lives.”

Tour Dates:
May 05 The Echo Los Angeles, CA
May 07 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA
May 08 Mississippi Studios Portland, OR
May 09 The Vera Project Seattle, WA
May 12 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN
May 13 Schubas Chicago, IL
May 14 Mac’s Bar Lansing, MI
May 15 Beachland Tavern Cleveland, OH
May 17 The Boot & Saddle Philadelphia, PA
May 18 Baby’s All Right New York, NY
Jun 13 Spirit Hall Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 14 Chameleon Club Lancaster, PA
Jun 15 Black Cat Washington, DC
Jun 16 Cafe Nine. New Haven, CT
Jun 17 Cuisine En Locale / ONCE Somerville, MA
Jun 23 Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY