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Join us for an evening with Mike Mains and The Branches!

***This event is free with RSVP. Seating will be subject to availability, on a first come first served basis.*** 

About Mike Mains and The Branches:
Mike Mains and The Branches is a pop-rock band based in Michigan. Since their conception in 2012, the group has built a reputation for their fantastical instrumentation and unforgettable live performances. Mains began writing songs early in his career between shifts at a casino, which is an apt illustration of Mains perspective on life: it’s a comedy, a tragedy, and a fairytale. 

It’s that perspective that laces itself throughout the band’s catalogue, where the songs make you dance while lyrics make you cry. And while the juxtaposition of glitter and gloom should feel confusing, it renders itself joyfully therapeutic. And that’s their goal—particularly in their live shows—to strap you into a rollercoaster you never want to get off of. 

Their boisterousness began when founding members Mike and Shannon fell in love, got married, and in doing so, minted the focal experience of the band’s music and lyrics; not just love, but the swirling highs and the bruising lows of choosing to live life together. After releasing an EP and two full-length albums, they chose to partner with Tooth & Nail Records on their latest release. The record, When We Were In Love, is their most honest yet. Although their agenda remains the same—to combat numbness with joy, pain, and wings to fly—this latest pursuit is more of an honest reflection in the struggle to love. The result is an infectious and colorful album full of tragedy, comedy, and the freedom to forget fairytales. 

TIPS for the show:
-- COME HUNGRY: 
We’ll have our full menu available all day! 
-- ARRIVE EARLY: Please note for all RSVP’s: all seating is first come, first served and based on availability. 
-- BRING CASH: we do accept credit cards at our main bars, but most pop up bars & beer tubs in Pat's Backyard are cash only. 
-- RAIN OR SHINE 
-- TICKETING QUESTIONS? Contact Prekindle Online Ticketing at www.prekindle.com. 
-- PARKING: There is limited parking at The Rustic.
-- RIDE SHARING is strongly suggested. Don't drink and drive
-- YOUR SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY: The Rustic is operating at limited occupancy and adhering to all CDC and Bexar County guidelines and regulations to ensure your safety.