sun club

The guitar tag-team uses bright tones, cheap gear, and a nearly lifelong friendship to craft the feel-good music on their debut album, The Dongo Durango.

Childhood friends Shane McCord, playing his Fender Stratocaster, and Mikey Powers, strumming an Epiphone Sheraton II, are the frontline and songwriting instigators of Sun Club. Photo by Ryan Farber

Baltimore’s music scene has emerged as an incubator for some of the most intriguing art-minded pop and indie-rock artists in recent memory, providing a breeding ground for breakouts like Future Islands, Lower Dens, and Beach House—all of whom have enjoyed an uncanny amount of love from fans and critics. If Sun Club’s debut full-length, The Dongo Durango, is any indication of what’s to come, the band is poised to be the latest Charm City musical export to hit the big time.

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