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Paddlebots | BackStage Pass | Ep. 1002

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Amanda Pinckney
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The Paddlebots recording for the 2019 BackStage Pass Concert Series in the WKAR Studio

Progressive soul-pop group Paddlebots performs “Smile,” “Fantasy,” and more. WATCH NOW

Paddlebots represents the collective vision and music stylings of Kortez Buckner and Haruki Hakoyama. Born out of a series of YouTube covers, the band's intricate and unique arranging style and high-energy performance quickly gained viral popularity. Their progressive soul pop sound is highlighted in songs “Someone Else,” “Out of the Blue,” and “Til’ Next Time.”

WKAR PASSPORT
As a special benefit for WKAR Passport members, the first five new episodes will be available for streaming beginning Oct. 26. The remaining new episodes will be available in WKAR Passport beginning Dec. 14. WKAR Passport is a TV donor benefit that provides members with extended access to an on-demand library of quality local and national public television programming. Information is at wkar.org/passport.

ABOUT BACKSTAGE PASS
BackStage Pass features intimate concert performances and a look behind the scenes as artists reveal the inspiration behind the music. WKAR's original series showcases nationally renowned acts ranging from the electronic pop sound of Tishmal, the soulful hip hop of Tunde Olaniran, alt rock band Mike Mains & The Branches, and much more.

Ep. 1002 first air 11/02/19.

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