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MIDLAKE @ the Museum

Saturday, February 05
7:30pm – 10:00pm

$75 Members*
$100 Not-Yet-Members*
*Ticket includes clear vinyl LP of ‘For the Sake of Bethel Woods’ (release March 2022) and limited signed event poster

Experience the world premiere preview of Midlake’s first new album in eight years, For the Sake of Bethel Woods and an intimate in-person performance of some of the band’s classic catalog favorites in Philbrook’s historic Villa. Capacity limited to 75.

Each ticket includes For the Sake of Bethel Woods and a limited edition signed event poster. Vinyl LP will be fulfilled 3/2022 by mail or pick-up at the museum. Guests will receive signed poster the night of the event. Cash bar available.

Event Timeline:
6:30pm – Doors open
7:30pm – Event begins

Midlake Album Clear

About Midlake

Loss and hope, isolation and communion, the cessation and renewal of purpose. Timeless and salient, these themes echo throughout the fifth album from Midlake, their first since Antiphon in 2013. Produced to layered, loving perfection by John Congleton, For the Sake of Bethel Woods is an album of immersive warmth and mystery from a band of ardent seekers, one of our generation’s finest: a band once feared lost themselves by fans, perhaps, but here revivified with freshness and constancy of intent.

Formed in the small town of Denton, with roots in the University of North Texas College of Music, Midlake delivered an auspicious debut with 2004’s Bamnan and Slivercork. For the follow-up, they looked further afield and deeper within to deliver 2006’s wondrous The Trials of Van Occupanther, a modern classic pitched between 1871, 1971 and somewhere out of time: between Henry David Thoreau and Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush, between 1970s Laurel Canyon thinking and a longing for something more mysterious.

Midlake began re-attending to their patch in 2019, with the bulk of the album’s work undertaken when the world shut down in 2020. In reuniting, the bandmates were adamant that Midlake needed their absolute focus. The result is an album of tremendously engaged thematic and sonic reach with a warm, wise sense of intimacy at its heart: an album to break bread and commune with, honor the past and travel onwards with. In ‘Bethel Woods’, Pulido sings of gathering seeds. On For the Sake of Bethel Woods, those seeds are lovingly nurtured, taking rich and spectacular bloom

All sales are final. Tickets, Memberships, and Donations are nonrefundable. Select ticketed events will be exchangeable. View our full Refund & Ticketing Policy for more information.

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