ARTS Pick: Forgetters

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Brooklyn’s Forgetters remind us why we fell in love with punk rock in the first place.
Publicity photo Brooklyn’s Forgetters remind us why we fell in love with punk rock in the first place. Publicity photo

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Brooklyn-based punk supergroup Forgetters may not be a household name yet, but the fact that the band features former members of Jawbreaker, Against Me!, and Jets to Brazil should be enough to get ’90s punk fans’ hearts pumping. Two of Charlottesville’s finest join them on the bill—Left and Right, whose sprawling, cathartic indie-rock is equally ambitious and satisfying, and Borrowed Beams of Light, who have soldiered on despite line-up changes and continue to make some of the quirkiest retro-pop in town.

Saturday 1/12 $8, 8:30pm. Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar, 414 E. Main St., Downtown Mall. 293-9947.

Forgetters vocalist/guitarist Blake Schwarzenbach talks with AMP Magazine

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