This weekend brings a rock band to the stage of Copper Dragon at 750 E. Grand Ave.
Animal Waves is touring ahead of the release of their debut EP on Sept. 28.
According to press material from the band, Animal Waves is the "lovechild" of Robert Wayne Davis, who has been a session musician with Slash and Lauryn Hill. Davis teamed up with a friend and writing partner, Nathaniel Cox, to write the songs on "EP1."
The show is at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased ahead of time at animalwaves.com/tickets or at the door the night of the show. The show is for ages 19 and older. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Shirley West Davis Endowed Award at Southern Illinois University.
Skydweller and Cement Pond open.
— The Southern