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The Milk Carton Kids

When: Wed., July 20, 7 p.m. 2016

The band, by any other name, might sound as sweet. But some might be a little put off by their moniker, the Milk Carton Kids. The folk-pop duo of Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, known for tight harmonies and compelling lyrics, acknowledge that discomfort. “It’s usually a dark and depressing image because of what it represents,” concedes Pattengale in an interview with Goldenplec. But, they counter, “as long as the music is good, the name has nothing to do with it.” Good their music most certainly is. Catch the Grammy-nominated (for Best American Roots) performers, touring with their 2015 album Monterey, in Burlington this Wednesday. Caitlin Canty opens.

Price: $27-44.

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