Whitefish, MT-based rock quartet Uncommon Evolution has been confirmed as an opening act ahead of Clutch at The Wilma on Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Uncommon Evolution guitarist and vocalist, Briar Gillund, told us why this opening slot is so exciting for them:
“I simply can not find the words to express how special this show is to me. I’ve been wanting to spill the beans so bad, it’s such huge news for us, you’d like to tell the world, you know?
We REALLY lucked out when the (Clutch) producer, Machine, took us under his wing years ago. He is the conduit that made all this possible. Machine introduced me to JP and Tim Sult from Clutch and got us back stage to meet them a few times. They are great guys and are always interesting to talk with. So, through the years of us slowly evolving, writing, recording, touring, they have always been so supportive and encouraging towards us. Which leads us to this show.
The coolest damn show we could ever hope to be apart of. I don’t know what will come after this, but does it matter? We get to play The Wilma with Clutch, what else is there? I personally, have had this on the VERY top of my musical goals for years. If I could play just one show with Clutch, I could retire and die completely satisfied with what we have achieved. However, this is far from the end, the story continues.
Machine just finished mixing our new record and is now going through mastering. It will be out this summer. It is the meanest, most creative and interesting record we have ever done, so I am excited to see how it comes off. 2019 is setting up to be an amazing year for us. We are very thankful for everyone that has been on this journey with us. It’s been quite an adventure.”
More About Uncommon Evolution
Uncommon Evolution is from Whitefish, high in the mountains of north west Montana. For five years they have traveled from New York City to Portland, Oregon and the Canadian border to Corpus Christy Texas. Playing various venues and festivals along the way, including SXSW.
There are currently three EP’s that can be found on any streaming or downloading site. However, their latest Machine produced EP has brought this band to a new level and style that will turn some heads. Gaining the attention of Machine was quite a feat for a band coming from such an isolated area, but these guys are no stranger to adversity.
Uncommon Evolution teamed up with Argonauta Records to release Junkyard Jesus, their first EP produced by Machine, in the Summer of 2017.
Now, fresh out of the studio, they look forward to showcasing their new, yet to be released, EP on tours throughout the next year, with their great onstage energy.