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Published: Thursday, 6/21/2012

The Scene: Citizen

Indie/punk band Citizen. Indie/punk band Citizen.

Lineup: Mat Kerekes, vocals; Nick Hamm, guitar; Ryland Oehlers, guitar; Eric Hamm, bass; and Cray Wilson (not in picture), drums.

Year formed: 2009

Style of music: Indie/punk

Sounds a little like: Mid-'90s emo meets Midwestern pop-punk.

Influences: Brand New, Sunny Day Real Estate, Knapsack.

Favorite local venues: Frankie's Inner-City, The BLV House (Bowling Green).

Recordings: "The Only Place I Know" backed with "The Fragile Season;" the "Young States" EP, and "Split" backed with "Turnover."

Upcoming shows: Seven week U.S. tour with Turnover and Light Years.

Web site: Facebook.com/CitizenTheBand.

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