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The Heart Grows Fonder

Band parties at George’s before taking restorative absence

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Regulars at Highberry Music Festival and George’s Majestic Lounge, progressive rock/dance quartet Dopapod returns to George’s for one more show before taking a much-need hiatus from touring.

The life of a musician on the road is grueling. Exceptionally few groups have the funds or the fortune to travel in their own tour bus, so most instead pack all their members, instruments and equipment into a van night after night. Countless hours behind the wheel, little time spent anywhere but the venue at each stop, sometimes sleeping in a bed, sometimes on the couch or the floor at a friend of a friend's -- it's a lifestyle that would weigh on anyone.

Dopapod

with Mouth

WHEN — 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5

WHERE — George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville

COST — $10

INFO — dopapod.com, georgesmajesticlounge.com

BONUS — Dopapod provides a subscription service on its bandcamp site (named PODify) where fans can access recordings of live shows, studio albums, side projects and more. dopapod.bandcamp.com/podify.

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