2015: A year in review

17 January 2016
The Sharp Things at Bowery Ballroom

We could never have imagined that, after 18 years together, 2015 would be among the most eventful and exciting years in the history of The Sharp Things. Here’s a recap.


Powerpopaholic names Adventurer’s Inn one of the top 125 albums of 2014.

Great reviews of the LP appear in Dagger and Popmatters


WTMD in Towson, Maryland, hosts an hour-long broadcast radio performance before an SRO crowd at that station’s broadcast space.

We are invited to join The Church on 10 days of their U.S. tour.


Opening for The Church brings TST music to sold-out crowds in Minneapolis, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, ending with back-to-back hometown shows at Bowery Ballroom and Rough Trade Brooklyn. WXPN promotes an exclusive download of “Union Chapel,” the second single from Adventurer’s Inn.

We perform live on WBJB.

EverybodyEverybody is announced as the title for our next album, the fourth and final installment in the Dogs Of Bushwick series.


We wrap up our radio campaign for Adventurer’s Inn. which earned us spins on stations across the country.

A big crowd turns out for our appearance at Hi-Fi Bar (formerly Brownies).

Great review of Adventurer’s Inn from Jersey Beat


On July 21, Ropeadope Records announces the signing of The Sharp Things and the upcong release of EverybodyEverybody.

Recording, mixing, recording, mixing, recording…

Perry Serpa on stage in London, September 2015


Perry and James fly to London for two shows, opening for Caravan Of Thieves and The Polyphonic Spree. The latter performance leads to TST being invited to open for the Spree on several U.S. dates.


We celebrate the CMJ Music Marathon with a packed show at The Standard East Village with Julietta and Gracie And Rachel.


On tour with The Polyphonic Spree to Philadelphia, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, and Chicago; also an International Pop Overthrow show at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn.


Final show of the year with Lazy Lions at The Living Room.

Much more to come in 2016!

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