Local cover band Pop/Rock/Cult is relatively new to Charleston, taking shape about six months ago as a five-piece outfit with drummer/vocalist Mike Besta, bassist Sandip Roy, and guitarists/vocalists Joe Fisher, Daniel Bennett and Frank Royster.
“The musicians in the band have come from an original music background,” said guitarist/vocalist Daniel Bennett. “It’s a good way for us to keep our chops up and has turned into a real fun enterprise. We have a working song list of at least 200 songs. I think there’s something for everyone.”
Catch Pop/Rock/Cult at Burns Alley Feb. 26, as well at the St. Patrick’s Day Block Party and Parade in Park Circle March 12.
“Anything from 1971 to 2022, we play,” Bennett said. “We all have such different perceptions of music and there’s a big variety at play. If I had to put influences on the board — anyone from Prince to Neil Young to Rihanna. We have such a broad palette.”
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