Who is Paper Mache?
Paper Mache is an alternative/indie rock band from Austin, TX. Headed by frontman Chelsea Seth Woodward, the band developed a cult-like following by playing over 450 shows in the two years following their first album release, Easier to Lose.
The band combines genuine, heartfelt lyrics with soothing instrumentals and catchy melodies. It’s the lyrics that will get you, though. Chelsea Seth Woodward is undoubtedly a master storyteller. In fact, I remember the first time I saw the band live–at a warehouse festival in Dubuque, IA. Woodward headlined as a solo acoustic artist. The packed warehouse swayed, trance-like, for the entire set of this Spokane-based artist. Songs like this make it easy to see why:
Videos like this make it even more apparent:
So if you’re looking for a chill Saturday night in Madison, head to Der Rathskeller for a FREE show, featuring fresh talent that you’ll be glad you discovered. Show starts at 9.
Here are some quick links for more information:
Bandcamp (listen to all of Paper Mache’s music here)
Paper Mache’s Facebook