Sgt Dunbar's drive-by Albany-ing

Sgt Dunbar outside Merge Records

Outside Merge's windows in Durham.

Check it out: AOA faves Sgt Dunbar and the Hobo Banned are currently on tour through Georgia, Virginia and North Carolina, so they stopped by the offices of famed indie label Merge Records in Durham, NC to play an impromptu show. It sounds like the Merge folks were just sitting there when they started hearing music and looked out the window.

We like how Matthew Loiacono described it: a drive-by Albany-ing.

UPDATE: The Hobo Banned reports that the South is different but awesome!

Earlier on AOA: Sgt Dunbar and the Hobo Banned live

(Thanks, Matthew!)

photo: Merge Blog


Its awesome that you guys are keeping up with us even when we aren't in town. We did have an excellent time today in Durham (where merge is based) its a great town and we highly recommend it.

In case you were wondering, which you probably weren't, our tour is going excellently so far.We are just wrapping up the southern leg. I have to say we highly recommend the South in general, its different but awesome. We have four more nights on the road before we return home and we are already looking forward to our return show next next saturday the 30th at valentines.

Keep up the great work of keeping us up to date on all the cool stuff thats going on around the capital district while we are gone.

..And LOOK ! The guitarist is wearing a circa-mid 80's WCDB T-shirt..back when college radio mattered.. hell, back when radio mattered.

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