1/2 Lounge Poster

our old pal mr. Matt Aucoin was kind enough to make us a poster for our upcoming 1/2 lounge gig.











i genuinely hope we live up to this poster…


while i figure out how to add a calendar to the website, please accept some links to the Facebook events for all of our upcoming shows.  YAY!


4-27-2012 Near North UNPLUGGED @ Cosmic Bakery and Cafe, St. Albans, VT

4-28-12 Near North @Halflounge Speakeasy, Burlington, VT

5-12-12 KTR Presents Near North w/Suicide Doors @Manhattan Pizza, Burlington, VT

5-15-12 Near North @Bayside Pavillion, St. ALbans, VT

6-10-12 Near North @Bayside Pavillion, St. Albans, VT

more to come…

also, here are some of the live shots the great Paul Sarne got of us last time at Manhattan Pizza

cloud 9

we had a fantastic show last night, superlative thanks are due to all who were in attendance.  paul sent us the pictures from the shoot on friday as well as some shots from the show, check out a few favorites








and of coarse








more to come, paul is a wizard

in other news, our next live outing will be at the 1/2 Lounge on saturday april 28th.  we also have an ep coming out and another recording in the the works!

photo shoot

in advance of our show tonight at manhattan pizza (thanks KTR presents!)  we figured we’d take a stab at legitimacy and get some photos taken.  the great paul sarne was up to the challenge and led us on a bar hoping adventure.











paul will also be at the show tonight taking some live shots for our press kit.











this is just some scotch we drank.

in other news, the ep has been mastered and we’re working on artwork.  look for some advance downloads and such soon.

come say howdy tonight as well, KTR presents:  near north @ manhattan pizza on church street in burlington, 9:30pm.

wave of mutilation

we’ve just been blasted with the first snowstorm of the year and it has me feeling like hunkering down with some new tunes but what i’m actually doing is playing pixies songs and watching it snow.   

We are Near North

It’s us, the band formerly known as Hell or High Water.  We’ve got a new name, some new members and some exciting news.  Check back as this website will look less and less sad…we promise.


March 24th – KTR Presents @ Manhattan Pizza, Burlington, VT

April 28th – 1/2 Lounge, Burlington, VT

The EP is getting mastered this week so we’ve got that going for us.

Good night and good luck.