A Loss for WOrds
A number of popular alternative and punk bands from the Vans Warped Tour are leaving their amps at home and bringing a stripped-down performance as they head across the country. The Acoustic Basement Tour features a handful of punk rock musicians, including Geoff Rickly of Thursday, Vinnie Caruana of the Movielife and I Am the Avalanche, A Loss for Words, Koji and Brian Marquis, who all showcase intimate versions of their songs. The Acoustic Basement made its debut this past summer on the Warped Tour and averaged more than a thousand fans at each date, bringing acoustic music to the forefront of a primarily punk and alternative festival. The Acoustic Basement Tour takes place at the Camel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. $15. acousticbasement.com.