Trash Panda

Indie Rock

Trash Panda began in 2015 as the pet recording project of songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist Patrick Taylor, expanding into a duo then a trio in 2016. Pulling from influences as wide as neopsychedelia, soul, indie rock and pop music, the band considers themselves somewhat post-genre. Darlings of the indie scene, Trash Panda tapped into both the perils of modern dating and the existential questions of dark nights of the soul. Their 2016 EP Off features crowd-favorites “Aging Out of the 20th Century,” “Off,” and “Check Please.” Trash Panda’s 2018 album The Starclimber made a splash with tongue-in-cheek banger “Atlanta Girls” and the psychedelic groove of “Heartbreak Pulsar.” After the album the band went on hiatus and pursued other projects, emerging four years later in 2022 with several new members, releasing two singles, “Things Will Never Change” and “Doin' Fine Today,” which are quickly gaining attention, featured in their first weeks on more than 10 of Spotify's editorial playlists. In its first wave, only two years of frenzied creativity, the band made a regional splash touring small and mid-sized venues. During its four year hiatus reached a certain level of global cult status, with passionate fans spanning the globe. Autumn of 2022 brought the band their first nationwide tour as support for Ceramic Animal. Trash Panda plans to release their second full length album in 2023 coinciding with an extensive album support tour in the spring and summer.

Artist Performances

Thursday August 3rd from 7:30 PM - 8:20 PM at Fox River House
Friday August 4th from 8:50 PM - 9:40 PM at McFleshman's Brewing Co.
Saturday August 5th from 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM at Mile of Music Bus
Saturday August 5th from 7:40 PM - 8:30 PM at Gibson Community Music Hall