Trapdoor Social

Trapdoor Social

Moonlight Native, The White Rhinos, Roman hands and Russian fingers

Monday, March 20, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

The Prophet Bar

Dallas, TX


Off Sale

This event is all ages

Trapdoor Social
After meeting in an Environmental program at Pomona College and bonding over a shared concern for the future of the planet, Trapdoor Social's Merritt Graves and Skylar Funk started off on a journey to make some important music and do some good along the way.

The duo introduced themselves with the 2012 EP "Death Of A Friend", which combined the two writers' influences into a driving emotive alt-pop experience. Produced by Curt Schneider, the EP features Death Cab For Cutie's Jason McGerr on drums. The EP made waves at radio, when their single "Like You Never" became the #1 listener requested track on KROQ's "Locals Only" show, and enjoyed radio play from a number of major market stations around the US, including regular rotation on Q87.7 in Chicago. The song "Away" also played for much of 2014 on a Discount Tire commercial nationally.

In May 2014, Trapdoor Social released the 'Science of Love' EP, which explores both sides of Skylar and Merritt's influences as songwriters. As the boys started work on the EP, they became connected to Homeboy Industries, a local non-profit that re-trains former gang members for jobs in the economies of the future. Marrying their passion for the environment with their musical ambition, they decided to partner with Homeboy Industries and donate 100% of proceeds from their forthcoming record towards adding a 6.4kw solar rooftop to the company's headquarters. By the time the record's presale campaign was complete, the project had been fully funded.

TDS toured 2 laps around the US in the summer of 2014 with new members Eyal Dahan (drums), Louie Gonzalez (guitar), and Patrick Griffen (bass). The band is now back in LA working on a new album.
Moonlight Native
Moonlight Native, a band founded by Will Roth and Noah Galaviz, is constantly achieving different sounds from track to track. Each song has a unique feel and brings with it the very heart in which it was crafted with. The members consist of: Will Roth, front man/songwriter, who in 2010 was a pre-screening finalist for The Voice and top 18 on the ABC show Rising Star, Noah Galaviz on lead guitar, Uriel Avila on Bass, and Dustin Demarest on drums. After the bands first show at Curtain Club in Dallas, they were asked to be featured in "Dallas Living" magazine released in early March 2014. Constantly evolving and trying new things is what Moonlight Native is all about. They constantly push each other out of their comfort zone to find exactly what will appeal to the audience which so far has been an utter success.
The White Rhinos
Venue Information:
The Prophet Bar
2548 Elm Street
Dallas, TX, 75226