Swimwear Department with Calliope Musicals and Blossom Aloe
Swimwear Department, Calliope Musicals, Blossom Aloe
July 8, 2022
The Heights (map)
339 W 19th St.
Houston TX 77008
Swimwear Department makes songs about two topics: swimming pools and shopping malls.
The Houston, Texas dance-punk band brings party power reminiscent of Electric Six, DEVO,
and The B-52s. Fans frequently join enthusiastic shout-alongs and improvised line dances.
Ned Gayle (bass), Jack Gordon (drums), Matt Graham (vocals), and Jeremy Grisbee (keys)
have been making music as Swimwear Department since 2017.
One journalist called their music "...refreshingly frivolous proof that you can take subject matter
that on the surface level may seem a bit silly and provide emotionally satisfying and even