Review and video by Joel Patterson
There’s a certain kind of geekiness that’s quite at home with blistering power-pop.
Remember, geeks are good with obsessions – find one who’s obsessed with delivering short, sweet, raging tributes to testosterone, the tribulations of twenty-something-dom and maybe even true love, and you’ve probably found Jeremy Willis, who brought his Brooklyn quartet Cathy up to the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock last Friday night to open for the Catbirds.
Jeremy is none other than the nephew of Catbirds bassist, the legendary Chandler Travis. But the kid has a winning way of his own that’s highly infectious.
“We are Cathy,” Willis said, introducing the band, “and so are you.”