Welcome to the grittiest alt-country lounge sing-along of 2012. Ragged and raw, Deer Tick’s John McCauley added a certain vigor to the stories told in his lyrics. It’s a quality that makes his songs more believable. It’s a passion that can’t be faked. Just as a man singing the blues will tell you how it is straight and plain, McCauley has mastered his own variety of this.
Behind the band the letters DEER TICK were illuminated like a Broadway sign against the royal blue curtains. All of which helped to transform the beloved Metro Chicago into the perfect lounge for the rolling organ, drums and acoustic guitar of Deer Tick.