HarpoonFest 2019 Spotlight: The Maxims

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With HarpoonFest coming up fast (Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at Harpoon’s Seaport brewery), Vanyaland raises a pint glass to the bands performing all weekend long at this year’s festival. Get ticket info, a full schedule, and just what’s on tap at HarpoonFest 2019 here. And keep it locked on Vanyaland.com as we spotlight some of our favorite bands and performers.

HarpoonFest Spotlight: The Maxims

What Vanyaland Says: Many may preach a Rock City lifestyle, but The Maxims live it. The Boston garage trio led by Avi Meyers (guitar and vocals), Matt Girard (bass), and John Drislane (drums) create a raucous torrent of sound reflected deep in Boston’s rock and roll history, and feel like the perfect band to cap off a weekend of live music at this year’s HarpoonFest as they fill the final slot Saturday (May 18) on Stage 2. Before they dropped their Rock City album last fall, The Maxims set a noisy tone for 2018 with January’s “Endless Mind” video, of which we wrote: “The trippy visuals of the clip play a complementary role to the track’s manipulative rock and roll swagger; its a confident, sly stomper showing off a band years beyond their age, the type of jam that likely sounds better on cracked vinyl.” Or after a weekend spent at HarpoonFest! Get to know The Maxims below.

— Michael Marotta


Listen: The Maxims on Spotify —

Listen: The Maxims on Bandcamp

Watch: The Maxims on YouTube

Follow: The Maxims on Instagram

Attend: The Maxims play HarpoonFest 2019 on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. —

HARPOONFEST 2019 :: Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave. in Boston, MA :: Friday at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday at noon :: HarpoonFest tickets and info