When: Wed., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. 2013
Yes, the headlining band's name does contain both two exclamation points and a parenthetical. Originally started as Keith Latinen's solo project, he wanted his band name to express his grand artistic aspirations (hence the doubly-exclaimed "Empire") while "the parenthesis signify that I feel like I am unimportant and unnoticed." Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate)'s sound is, perhaps unsurprisingly, generally categorized as "emo," and their allegience to organizations whose names befuddle music journalists the world over is strong, having released records on strictly no capital letters, a UK-based label.