2012 Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble Roundup (Preliminary Round)

We're all winners.

Well, the Preliminary Round of the 2012 Rock ‘N’ Roll Rumble has drawn to a close. Congratulations to The Rationals, Garvy J. And The Secret Pockets Of Hope And Resistance, Ghosts Of Jupiter, Cask Mouse, Bow Thayer And Perfect Trainwreck and Motherboar for taking their nights. Thick Shakes and Sherman Burns earned themselves a chance to continue on in the event by snagging the wildcard selections. With that, the Semifinal round is set:

Semifinal Night #1 / Thursday, April 12

9:30 – Thick Shakes (Wildcard)
10:15 – Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck
11:00 – Cask Mouse
11:45 – Motherboar

Semifinal Night #2 / Friday, April 13

9:30 – Sherman Burns (Wildcard)
10:15 – Ghosts of Jupiter
11:00 – The Rationales
11:45 – Garvy J.

Both shows are at TT’s. Doors at 8:30pm. Tickets are available at the TT’s website: www.ttthebears.com

In case you missed any of the action, here are links to the photos and recaps of each Preliminary round set. I was lucky enough to catch all of the bands. Thanks to Anngelle Wood for putting the whole thing together and to all of the bands for making it a blast.

Sunday, April 1

The Grownup Noise (withdrew due to injury)
Endless Wave
The Rationales took Night #1.
Cooling Towers

Monday, April 2

Thick Shakes took the wildcard.
Animal Talk
Garvy J. And The Secret Pockets Of Hope And Resistance took Night #2.
Grey Valley Ghost

Tuesday, April 3

The Susan Constant
The Tin Thistles
Ghosts of Jupiter took Night #3.

Thursday, April 5

Cask Mouse took Night #4.
Never Got Caught
Parlour Bells
The Fagettes

Friday, April 6

Pray For Polanski
Bow Thayer and Perfect Trainwreck took Night #5.
The Bynars

Saturday, April 7

The Grinds
Sherman Burns took the wildcard.
Motherboar took Night #6.
Streight Angular