Preview: September Sky at Radio Radio


If you’re looking for something to do after the Fountain Square Music Festival this Saturday evening, consider heading over to a show at Radio Radio. At 8:00 p.m., three local Indianapolis bands, September Sky, Pragmatic, and Pistolero will play.

Rocking Out at Radio Radio

September Sky is a an alternative metal band that highlights the contrast of inspiring messages and dark metal in their music. Their debut EP, “Bright Sides to Dark Days,” came out in 2010. After the 2013 release of “Letter to Fear,” September Sky put out their third EP, “The Dying Season,” in November, 2016. Throughout the recording of these three EPs, the lineup for September Sky varied. The core members of the band consist of Scott Bernhardt (vocals), Larry Craig (guitar/bass), Scott Rainey (lead guitar), Kevin Rickett (bass), and Becket Weir (drums). For more information on the indie, alternative-metal band, you can visit their website.

Pragmatic is a local Indianapolis band known for their live performances. Made up of members from past successful regional bands, Pragmatic plays hard rock and metal music ranging from soft a capella to intense screaming and head banging. The band formed in 2010, and continues to play local shows across town since its conception. You can find Pragmatic on Facebook.

The final band to play at Radio Radio on Saturday night is the progressive, funk/rock group Pistolero. The bands founding members, Jesse Reddington, Phillip Powers, and Aaron and Robyn Sprowl, started Pistolero as a writing project back in 2008. After cycling through several drummers, Pistolero landed on Bubba Herndon in 2016, who will appear on their 2017 album to be released later this year. To learn more about Pistolero, you can visit their Facebook page, or listen to them on SoundCloud.

So if you’re interested in local music, hard rock, or progressive tunes, be sure to check out Radio Radio in Fountain Square Saturday at 8:00 pm. Tickets to the show start at $5.


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