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dark indie-rock band – “too moody for pride”

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Whiskey From Strangers

An album release, and theater production!

As our album-release is overtaken by a Denver mythology, Dan and Sondra and Miriam have to contend with friendship, loss, identity, memory, and a cursed pool that makes men soft.

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Whiskey From Strangers @ Buntport Theater

| theater

As our album-release is overtaken by a Denver mythology, Dan and Sondra and Miriam have to contend with friendship, loss, identity, memory, and a cursed pool that makes men soft.

2023

Strange Bird, Queer Bird @ Buntport Theater

| theater

A playful and intimate exploration of love, comfort, and home in a world on fire.

Global Pandemic

2019

PRF BBQ Denver @ The Bakery

| gig | Denver, CO

Last Bullet @ Seventh Circle Sessions

| video

live-filmed music video

A Dark Plain @ Seventh Circle Sessions

| video

live-filmed music video

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

2018

show @ Ross-Cherry Creek Library

| gig | Denver, CO

Not the UMS @ Remixed Gifts

| gig | Denver, CO

JANE/EYRE @ The Bakery

| theater

We are not here to flatter egotism, or prop up humbug; we are merely telling the [queer] story. We value what is good in the book; but we believe in the existence of other, and more vivid kinds of goodness.

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

2017

Punk for Positive Change (AIDS Benefit) @ Surfside 7

| gig | Fort Collins, CO

Dsm-73: Queer Rock Night @ Moon Room at Summit Music Hall

| gig | Denver, CO

Bands With Benefits @ Mutiny Information Cafe

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ 7th Circle Music Collective

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Syntax Physic Opera

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Globe Hall

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Lost Lake

| gig | Denver, CO

2016

Halloween House Party

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Globe Hall

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Syntax Physic Opera

| gig | Denver, CO

Underground Music Showcase @ Illegal Pete’s

| gig

Founded in 2001, The UMS is an annual three-day celebration of music featuring hundreds of bands across multiple venues.

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

Afternoon House Party

| gig | Denver, CO

MoonConf @ Galvanize Boulder

| gig | Boulder, CO

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ The Squire Lounge

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ 7th Circle Music Collective

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ 7th Circle Music Collective

| gig | Denver, CO

2015

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

EP Release Party @ Hi Dive

| album | Denver, CO

In the summer of 2015, we released our debut EP in conjunction with Riding SideSaddle* and a tour across the midwest.

show @ G***y House Cafe

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Merchant’s Mile High Saloon

| gig | Denver, CO

2014

show @ Larimer Lounge

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Lion’s Lair

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Pikes Peak Brewing Co.

| gig | Monument, CO

show @ Pikes Peak Brewing Co.

| gig | Monument, CO

Queen City Magnetic @ Raven Jane

| album

Not our album, but we did write a few of the songs…

show @ Larimer Lounge

| gig | Denver, CO

2013

show @ Toad Tavern

| gig | Littleton, CO

show @ Larimer Lounge

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Herman’s Hideaway

| gig | Denver, CO

show @ Zach’s Garage

| gig | Denver, CO

2012

2010

Iron City @ Raven Jane

| album

For a few years, Teacup Gorilla performed & recorded music with Rachel Eisenstat – initially as Iron City, and later as Raven Jane.

Fundraiser @ The Packing House

| gig | Denver, CO

Missa Populi @ PackingHouse Center for the Arts

| theater

Combining the sacrifice, transcendence, blood, and circumstance of the Catholic Mass with history, live music, science, dance, literature, and pop culture to find a wholly modern communion experience. What we have left is our selves, broken and battered, but surviving together.

2009

2007