When the New Jersey-based band took the stage, band members Calvin Langman and Luke Davis, were joined by Graham Orbe, who filled in for their original guitarist Ross Monteith, who broke his arm and could not play. Monteith still came to the concert, however, to support his fellow band members.
Coolshark opened the night with a sound that resembled a mixture of relaxed, beach, surfer rock and Nirvana-like hard rock music. The band immediately grabbed the crowd’s attention with unorthodox noises that came from the vocals and instruments.
Each artist who performed at the latest CUB Alt installment on Tuesday, March 21, debuted new songs never before played in front of a live audience. Philly favorites Hurry, the charismatic Chris Farren and headliner Eskimeaux all tried out new material during their sets in the Decker Social Space.