Pressing Strings

Meet The Band

July 03, 2008|By Sam Sessa

Hometown: Annapolis and Ocean City

Founded: 2006

Style: acoustic rock

Members: Jordan Sokel, guitar and vocals; Josh Kachura, guitar and vocals

Influenced by: G Love, Al Green, Sublime, Soulive, Kings of Leon

Notable: Sokel and Kachura were college roommates who started playing music together in and around Salisbury and Ocean City. In August, they'll head to South Carolina to record with Steve Bailey, who has worked as a producer with acclaimed bassist Victor Wooten.

Quotable : "We're going to be finally able to work with somebody who knows the business and knows what they're doing," Kachura said. "The learning curve is everything for us. We're just doing it on the fly."

Pressing Strings performs downstairs at the Whiskey 1803 tonight. The music starts at 8 p.m. The club is at 1803 West St. in Annapolis. Go to thewhiskey1803.com. The band: myspace.com/pressingstrings.

Online

See an archive of all the artists in Meet the Band at baltimoresun.com/meettheband

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